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Islands, islands everywhere! Beach lovers will get their bikinis and boardies in a bunch over Croatia’s incredible islands strewn across the Adriatic Sea. When you’re not discovering ancient shipwrecks and meeting curious sea creatures below, you’ll be exploring ancient cities, dramatic mountains and incredible culture on land. Check out the historic old town in Dubrovnik dating all the way back to the 9th century. Go kayaking, windsurfing and sailing off the coast. Sample olives and savour Korcula Island’s mouth-watering wines. Get your party on in glitzy, glamorous Hvar. Then chill out along the vibey Promenade in Split.
Kick off your trip in historic Rome, the capital of Italy. This incredible city is a treasure trove of amazing architecture and must-see attractions. Visit the epic Colosseum where gladiators fought for glory (and their lives). Flick a coin into Trevi Fountain. Marvel at the massive Pantheon, and stroll through the Piazza Venezia and Navona. Hungry? Get a master class in pizza making. Next, leave the hectic city behind and head to scenic Tuscany for a leisurely tour of a 16th-century winery, washed down with a glass of Chianti or two. Discover the Secrets of Michelangelo's Florence with a guided walking tour past some of the city’s most iconic sights, including the Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace and more. Take your cheesy photo at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and discover all the romance of Venice with a boat tour along its winding canals.
If you’re looking to tick off some the most popular destinations in the world, a tour through Europe gives you real bang for your buck. Try some pub grub and tasty ale in London, and soak up the bustling vibe of the city. Move on to amazing Amsterdam for its coffee culture, cycle rides through the city and loads of festivals, plus a tour of the gable houses and canals by night. Take a scenic drive along the Rhine River past Lorelei Rock. Arrive in Munich to see the Glockenspiel in Marienplatz. Followed by a traditional beer hall where you can see how authentic stein is brewed. Hit the slopes on the Alps in Innsbruck. Float along the scenic canals of Venice and take a walking tour past the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace and famous St Mark’s Square. Explore the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon in ancient Rome. Then cool off with a genuine Gelato. The famous art and architecture of the Vatican City are next, followed by the mountainous beauty of Lucerne in Switzerland. Finally, gaze over the Paris skyline from the Eiffel Tower, stroll along the Champs-Élysées, say hi to the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, and freshen up at an authentic French perfumery.
GREEK ISLAND HOPPING
Santorini, Mykonos and Ios await on your awesome Greek island adventure! Start off on the mainland in fascinating Athens. Visit the famous Plaka area, the oldest district in Athens at the foothill of the Acropolis. Pop into a tavern for some mezze, then check out some of the area’s impressive museums. Next, sail to Firá, the modern capital of Santorini. Check out the many pubs and clubs tucked away down cobbled streets, then watch the fiery sunset over the Caldera. Explore ancient ruins and stroll through whitewashed villages in Mykonos. Famous for being the number one party island in the Mediterranean, Ios will have you dancing the night away at its vibey clubs and pumping bars.