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The Manx Electric Railway is recognised as the longest narrow-gauge vintage railway in the British Isles at 17 miles (27.4km) long. The railway runs from the Isle of Man's capital, Douglas, to Ramsey and includes a stop in Laxey for connections with the Snaefell Mountain Railway. The railway take its passengers through beautiful countryside, across gorse-topped hills and along the stunning east coast in original rolling stock - widely acclaimed to be the oldest working tramcars in the world.
Whilst the village itself is a diverting and fascinating destination in its own right, the forested coastal peninsula upon which Portmeirion is situated is equally rewarding to explore. Ideally suited for walking, visitors can choose from several sign-posted woodland trails which provide opportunities to observe local birds and wildlife. There is also a beautifully landscaped Japanese garden to explore which features a lake with an ornamental bridge and pagoda as well as a collection of exotic shrubs...
Taking a holiday by rail is one of the most relaxing and eco-friendly ways to travel. Comfortable settings, continuous views and the chance to socialise with fellow guests are just some of its charms. Our New Year tours only offer the best and most suitable services to ensure that each journey is a success from start to finish. Convenient rail travel, quality accommodation and interesting excursions are just some of the things that are included. The tour is also accompanied by a professional Tour...
This morning we travel by train to the pretty Alpine village of Grindelwald, a delightful winter resort nestled at the foot of the imposing north face of the Eiger. You can explore the village at your leisure or enjoy an optional carriage ride around the town. Back at the hotel tonight, we enjoy an "Alpenblick" meat fondue together. On Day 5 you are free to spend a leisurely day relaxing in Wilderswil, or perhaps you might like to visit the beautiful lakeside city of Lucerne. This evening we enjoy...
£945.00
The 3* Hotel Risi boasts a splendid location on the shore of Lake Lecco, close to the heart of Colico. Its facilities include a panoramic terrace and fitness centre. The rooms are all equipped with satellite TV, telephone and air-conditioning.
Our excursion today takes us first by rail to the charming 2,000-year-old riverside town of Boppard. Here we have free time to explore, perhaps you might like to take a stroll along the Rhine Promenade, before cruising down the Rhine to the picturesque medieval village of St Goarshausen. Originally just a handful of fishermen's cottages, St Goarshausen is a picture postcard riverside town with the splendid Burg Katz castle providing a scenic backdrop high up on the wooded hill behind. After you have...
Our journey on the narrow-gauge line begins in the pretty riverside town of Linz-am-Rhein. On leaving the town behind, our train runs alongside the mighty Rhine, before turning off into the steep-sided valley of the Kasbach. Here the rural village scenery soon changes to wilder, natural landscapes, as the railway passes through copses and thickets in view of the river. The train continues its journey by climbing through the rugged hills known as the Ockenfels, passing ancient castle ruins as we ascend...
The NH Hotel Ambasciatori in Turin is ideally located close to the railway station and near the centre of Turin. The 4-star hotel has a restaurant, bar, lounge and café. The classically furnished rooms include air conditioning and satellite TV.
Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via its majestic moorland. We take in ancient York, discover delightful Brontë country and embark on scenic railway journeys.
Mount Rigi actually boasts two branches of a mountain railway - one running from Vitznau, and the other beginning in Arth. The Vitznau branch was actually Europe's first mountain railway, having run its first train to the summit in 1871.
Following the departure of the Romans from their nearby town of Venta Icenorum in the fifth century, Anglo-Saxons founded a settlement called Northwic on the site of the modern city. By the ninth century the town had become an established centre of trade and commerce, minting its own coins. The Norman conquest of 1066 further shaped Norwich, by now one of the largest cities in England, with invaders adding a castle, a new borough and the cathedral to the city. From the Middle Ages onward a booming...
The narrow gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway runs over a 15.3 mile (24.6km) route which links Douglas, the island's capital, with Port Erin. The line was originally opened for service in the 1870s and is just a small section of what was once a much larger network of railway lines which connected many towns and villages on the Isle of Man. Passengers on the Isle of Man Steam Railway are taken on a scenic journey through verdant countryside and along the spectacular southern coastline in vintage carriages...
The Waterford and Suir Valley Railway was constructed during the 1870s, and opened as the Waterford, Dungarvan & Lismore Railway in August 1878. On its eventual completion, the line was the most expensive to have been built in Ireland, mainly because the wild landscape it ran through called for expensive engineering techniques. But the stunning scenery that the railway passed ensured that it quickly developed a reputation as being one of the country's most scenic railway lines.
From the exotic charms of Asia to the undiscovered treasures of the UK, our wide range of holidays explore the most famous landmarks, natural wonders and cities of the world. Our escorted tours take you into the heart of a destination, whether that is twisting round snow-covered mountains, journeying across the Nevada dessert or experiencing the opulence of the Palace on Wheels. The included excursions on train journeys range from sight-seeing city tours and live concerts and trips to world-famous...
Celebrate the winter festivities on the shores of Lake Lucerne, in the picture-postcard village of Hergiswil, and experience unforgettable rides on the Glacier Express and a horse-drawn carriage in idyllic Engelberg.
Perched in the hills directly across the Rhine from Assmanshausen, Burg Rheinstein is just one of the many remarkable examples of a strategic medieval castle that can be found in this region of Germany. Built in the fourteenth century the castle gradually fell into disrepair and was almost derelict by the time Prince Frederick of Prussia bought it in the nineteenth century and restored it to its former magnificence. Today Burg Rheinstein is open to the public.
£470.00
Exploring Wales by train travel is not only a unique way to see the sights and attractions across the country but also a brilliant way to conserve them. As a company that practices sustainable tourism, Treyn Holidays has chosen to predominantly use rail travel as in addition to offering spectacular views, it is also one of the most environmentally sound ways to travel. As well as the benefits to nature, crossing Wales by train is a great way to see a diverse range of sights whilst travelling in comfort...
A journey by rail is a wonderful experience, particularly in the Austrian Tyrol which is even more picturesque during winter time. Marvel at the idyllic snow-capped mountains and charming countryside that creates a striking backdrop to an Austrian winter rail holiday. Explore bustling towns and cities that are adorned with delightful buildings and discover the rich history of each spectacular destination. With Treyn you are assured not only a fantastic holiday, but also comfortable and scenic rail...
In an area of western Germany renowned for its history, wine-making, natural beauty and abundance of ancient castles, the remarkably-preserved medieval town of Bacharach is unmissable. Within its fourteenth-century town walls, Bacharach's streets are a treasure trove of timber-framed houses and other historic buildings including the beautiful Romanesque-style St Peter's Church and the smaller Jozefskapelle (Chapel of Joseph) which features exquisitely-detailed stained-glass windows. Perhaps the most...
£755.00
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The 4-star Hotel Da Vinci in Montecatini Terme is located in the centre of this charming Italian town. The family-run hotel features free Wi-Fi throughout, a restaurant and a pool with panoramic views of the surrounding Tuscan hills. All rooms feature air conditioning, satellite tv, direct line phones, safety deposit boxes and hair-dryers.
Today, Wilderswil is the epitome of a traditional Swiss alpine village and thanks to its history, culture and beauty is listed on the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. A delightful and rewarding village to explore on foot, Wilderswil is also the perfect base from which to experience the beauty of the Jungfrau region via numerous hiking routes, to visit the bustling city of Interlaken and its neighbouring lakes, Thun and Brienz, or simply to relax and be inspired by the village's breath-taking scenery...
The natural beauty of Portofino's location - the peninsula upon which the town sits has been a protected National Park since 1935 - began to attract tourists from Italy's aristocracy at the end of the nineteenth century. By the middle of the twentieth century tourist revenue had become Portofino's primary source of income, no doubt aided by the town's association with holidaymaking stars such as Cary Grant, Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor and Rex Harrison.
The Warwick Denver Hotel is located close to the downtown area of Denver, within walking distance of the State Capitol and many of the city's shops, restaurants and attractions. Randolph's Restaurant and Bar, located within the hotel serves breakfast lunch and dinner daily. Leisure facilities include a fitness centre and a heated rooftop pool, which offers fantastic views of Denver and the Rocky Mountains in the distance. There is a lift between floors. The rooms come equipped with a telephone, flat...
On New Year's Day we embark on a truly breathtaking journey. We join the Bernese Oberland Railway via Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg. Here we board the iconic Jungfrau Railway for the sensational journey to Europe's highest railway station. Tunnelling through the North Face of the Eiger, the tracks emerge on the slopes of the Mönch, below dramatic glaciers, before climbing to our final stop, where we enjoy breathtaking panoramas.
Today we travel to Frankfurt, Germany's economic powerhouse straddling the River Main. Here your time is free to explore. Be sure to absorb the sights and scents of the fantastic Christmas Market. Easily the city's largest attraction at this time of year, Frankfurt's Christmas Market is situated in the heart of the medieval Old Town, centred on the stalls in the brightly illuminated Römerberg Square, against the backdrop of the 600-year-old City Hall. There are numerous stalls - all packed with enticing...
The pretty town of Llangollen, eight miles east of Carrog, can be easily reached by train, car or - for dedicated walkers - on foot. Llangollen offers many attractions including a motor museum, boat trips along its canal and Plas Newyd, a stunning eighteenth-century timber-framed house set in immaculate gardens. Compact Llangollen's shops, bars, cafes and attractions are easily explored on foot. Llangollen Country Market is held in the Town Hall every Friday between March and Christmas.
Beddgelert's precise history is unclear but it is thought that a Celtic Christian community existed here in the sixth century and was named after a Christian missionary named Celert. However, local legend says that the village is named after the faithful dog of a thirteenth-century prince, Llewellyn, who mistakenly killed the animal believing that it had attacked his infant son. According to the story, Gelert, the dog, had actually defended the baby from an attacking wolf. Realising his mistake the...
Today we travel by coach across the Dutch border to Valkenburg, to visit a Christmas Market with a difference. This enchanting little hill town is built around a romantic ruined castle and is famous for its unique and atmospheric Christmas Markets which are held in the ancient labyrinth of tunnels and caves which run underneath Valkenburg. The beautifully lit passageways give a magical feel and hold many wonderful ideas for seasonal gifts. You will receive a pass which includes direct entrance to...
The 3-star Grand Hotel Britannia Excelsior is set directly on the lake in Cadenabbia and has fantastic views. Its convenient location makes it easy for you to reach all of the attractions around Como. The hotel boasts a restaurant, bar, private beach, outdoor swimming pool and a lift between floors. Your stay will be full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner (packed lunches provided for our full day excursions). Local spirits, wine, beers and soft drinks are also included between 8am and midnight...
The journey to Schynige Platte is an unforgettable experience in itself. The Schynige Platte Railway, inaugurated in May 1893, gently climbs to an altitude of almost two thousand metres over its seven-mile route. On the way, this historic cog railway ascends forested hillsides, before reaching open pastures strewn with summer wildflowers and a point from which passengers gain views over Interlaken and its accompanying lakes Thun and Brienz. As the train attains the summit and nears the Schynige Platte...
Enjoy a fantastic tour along the beautiful River Rhine this Christmas and allow yourself to unwind as you soak up the festive ambience in each picturesque town that you visit. Your Tour Manager will greet you at St Pancras International in London and accompany you as you travel by train to Germany through the diverse landscapes of Europe. The best way to experience Christmas in the Rhine Valley is to take an escorted rail tour, where you can relax in style as you journey past spectacular scenery...
The 3-star Ibis Lille Centre Gares is located in the centre of Lille, just a short walk from the railway station. The hotel has a restaurant, bar and lounge and offers free Wi-Fi internet access. Room facilities include air conditioning, a telephone, flat screen television and a hairdryer.
Borromeo Palace has been preserved in all its opulent glory for visitors to explore. Its grand rooms variously feature gilded and ornate plasterwork, crystal chandeliers and original furnishings, paintings and other artworks. Of particular note are the music room, in which a collection of valuable instruments is displayed, the Neoclassical-styled ballroom and the Tapestry Hall which is hung with exquisite Flemish tapestries dating from the sixteenth century. Beneath the lower floors of the house...
Spend Christmas this year in Austria's picturesque Tyrol. This outstanding rail holiday based in Telfs takes you through spectacular landscapes and includes a wealth of exciting excursions. Experience the spirit of an Austrian Christmas holiday as you travel on spectacular railways which present you with scenes from a true winter wonderland. Witness the stunning vistas of the Rhine Gorge and discover the magic of Innsbruck, the Tyrol's picturesque capital. Absorb the magic of Austria as you enjoy...
During our visit to Niagara Falls we stay at the Sheraton at the Falls (formerly known as the Crowne Plaza Niagara) on the US side of the Falls. Situated in the downtown area of Niagara Falls, the hotel is perfectly located for visiting all of the local attractions. Within the hotel is the Old Falls Sports Bar & Grille, which has a menu of American-style dishes and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There is also an indoor swimming pool, a fully-equipped gym and a gift shop. The guest rooms...
The cruise vessel used on our tours offers quality and comfort, supplying all the facilities needed for an enjoyable and relaxing Rhine Christmas cruise including a comfortable lounge, on-board restaurant, comfortable cabins and exceptional views. There is plenty to occupy your time during a Rhine Christmas cruise and you are free to enjoy the holiday as you like, whether that is sitting on the veranda and admiring the passing landscape or sipping a glass of chilled wine at the bar with friends....
The 3* President Hotel enjoys an enviable location on the fringe of the leafy, beautiful Russell Square, just one Underground stop - or a pleasant walk - away from St Pancras International. The hotel's location also means it is ideally placed for exploring some of London's most popular attractions. The modern hotel benefi ts from a host of dining options, including the popular carvery restaurant with its own bar. Guests can also relax with a drink or enjoy a snack in the Atrium Bar and Café, which...
Today Caernarfon Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best surviving examples of medieval defensive architecture in Europe. But whilst Caernarfon is rich in fine architecture from various eras, the town has many more attractions to offer. On the waterfront, Galeri Caernarfon is a combined entertainment centre, theatre and art gallery with a bar café that overlooks Caernarfon's handsome marina. The adjacent Doc Fictoria development offers fashionable bars, cafes and shops as well...
Local devotion to the Brontës is evident throughout Haworth, but there are other reasons to visit. Numerous walking routes traverse the magnificent surrounding countryside, often featuring locations that inspired the sisters' work. Haworth is also a stop on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, where guided tours of the station's historic engine sheds and journeys through Brontë Country by steam train are experiences not to be missed.
After a leisurely start, we meet up for a coach transfer to the city centre for a guided walking tour of this lovely compact city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is seated on top of a rocky promontory. Following the walking tour, you are free to explore Luxembourg at your own pace, and perhaps visit the colourful Christmas Markets. During Advent, the city hosts two small Christmas Markets, one on Place d'Armes, and one on Place de Paris, where the Christmas tree is beautifully illuminated...
£525.00
Today we make the short train journey travelling beside the majestic Rhine to Rüdesheim, one of the Rhine Valley's most popular wine towns, for a guided tour. Rüdesheim is well known for its plethora of small Weinstuben serving the local wines. Our guided tour visits the Old Town with its picturesque Drosselgasse, its quaint streets and wine taverns. We see the 14th century parish church, the town's medieval fortifications and the Adlerturm, one of the Rhine's best examples of late-Gothic military...
The estate, listed in the Domesday Book, belonged in the eleventh century to Edwin, Earl of Mercia, but following the Norman Conquest was ceded to French nobleman Robert de Romille, whose family owned it until their line ended in the fourteenth century. King Edward II bestowed Bolton Abbey upon English soldier Robert de Clifford. By marriage the estate became the property of the Duke of Devonshire in the eighteenth century and is currently owned by the twelfth Duke.
Located within walking distance of the railway station in the historic centre of Beziers, the 3-star Imperator Hotel is ideally positioned for exploring Beziers on foot. The hotel has a guests-only private bar and a delightful outdoor patio area. En-suite rooms have air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi internet access.
The 4-star Hotel San Anton in Granada is located in the historic and commercial centre of the town, near the Congress Palace, with wonderful views of the Alhambra and surrounding mountains. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a bar, access to a golf course, laundry and dry cleaning, reception safe and a bar and restaurant. All rooms feature satellite TV, climate control, hairdryers, phones and safes. Room service is available.
Located in the centre of Falmouth in New England, the Inn on the Square claims to be the seaside town's 'premier luxury hotel'. Its position on Falmouth Main Street means it is close to all of the shops, restaurants and attractions at the heart of the downtown area of the historic town. The hotel's excellent facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a sun terrace and secluded outdoor courtyard, and an excellent restaurant. Room facilities include a safe, hairdryer, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi internet...
Enjoy a picturesque journey through the wintry landscapes of Europe on your escorted tour of three of Europe's capitals at Christmas. Spend the first couple of days sightseeing in Berlin and wandering the Christmas markets with their multitude of delightful gifts, the scent of mulled wine filling the air. Next, travel to Prague and celebrate Christmas Eve with a magnificent gala dinner. On Christmas Day, enjoy free time in the city and return to the hotel for a delicious festive feast. Arrive in...
Although the Wensleydale Railway Association plans to create a heritage railway between Northallerton and Garsdale stations which would stop at Hawes, for now the town's beautiful Victorian railway station operates as the Dales Countryside Museum. Recently extended this exciting interactive museum recounts the history of the Yorkshire Dales from prehistoric times to the modern day, looking at aspects of the Dales' art, culture, tradition and industry in times past.
Today we take the train to Innsbruck, the capital of the Tyrol. Your time here is free to explore at your leisure. Sights include the Golden Roof, with its ornate gold-plated tiles, which is arguably the city's highlight. The grand Imperial Palace is also well worth a visit, as is the Christmas Market, which is located on Maria Theresien Street, and brims with gifts and culinary treats. We return to Telfs by train and enjoy dinner together in the hotel.
The dramatic natural beauty and unspoilt charm of the Cinque Terre has elevated the popularity of these unique villages as a tourist destination. Each village is enjoyable to explore and has its own character. Monterosso - the northernmost village - most resembles a modern resort, featuring a sandy beach and several restaurants, shops and hotels. Vernazza has a smaller beach, but is notable for its ancient clock towers and labyrinthine streets. Atop a hill overlooking the sea, tiny Corniglia is peaceful...
The Mid-Norfolk Railway was opened as a section of the Lynn & Dereham Railway in 1847. Apart from changing owners after the Grouping of 1923 and Nationalisation in 1947, the line continued in much the same way for over a century. However, falling numbers of passenger traffic led to the withdrawal of passenger services in 1965. Goods services continued to run for a number of years, so although there was an interest in resurrecting heritage passenger services, nothing could be done.
Beneath the vine-clad slopes several charming and historic wine-producing villages hug the river's edge. Pretty Altenahr, overlooked by the ruins of the twelfth-century castle Burg Are, is notable for its beautiful half-timbered buildings and is a popular destination for wine buffs, particularly in the summer when this ancient village hosts its annual Weinsommer festival. Mayschoss sits at the foot of the imposing Monchberg (Monk Hill; this was once the site of an Augustinian monastery), where sun...
A friendly professional Tour Manager joins each of our winter and spring rail journeys to ensure that everything runs smoothly. They take care of everything including checking into hotels so that you do not have to worry about a thing. All the accommodation we use on our holidays has been chosen due to its great location, value for money and its excellent facilities. All the accommodation and travel is included in the price of your holiday, as well as a selection of excursions and meals. The excursions...
The North Conway Grand Hotel is located in the quiet town of North Conway in the heart of the White Mountains region. Set in picturesque grounds, the hotel has a restaurant and a bar, as well as indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts and a fully-equipped fitness centre. Room facilities include air conditioning, a telephone, television, refrigerator, safe, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. All rooms offer lovely views over the hotel's gardens or the White Mountains.
The 3-star Hotel Milano in Toscolano Maderno is perfectly situated on the lakefront, with wonderful views of the Maderno Gulf. It has a restaurant, bar and lounge and is surrounded by spacious gardens with an outdoor pool. The rooms are comfortable and are equipped with air conditioning, satellite television, balcony and a telephone.
The perfect destination for anybody who enjoys boating, the Broads (as they are simply referred to) feature a network of lock-free waterways and lakes spanning more than two hundred kilometres. Historically, these waterways date back to medieval times when the land was excavated for its peat. From the twelfth century onward, peat digging in Norfolk was extensive but as sea levels rose in the following two centuries the land became waterlogged and the industry was abandoned in the fourteenth century.
The advent of modern transportation, including the arrival of the railway, in the twentieth century saw the rise of tourism in Nice as visitors arrived to enjoy the city's Mediterranean climate, picturesque setting and an urban regeneration that brought new hotels and recreational facilities. Today, Nice is the second most popular French city after Paris, delighting visitors with its historic squares and buildings, a beautiful seafront promenade and a cultural feast of museums, galleries and ancient...
The Park Hotel Casimiro Village in San Felice del Benaco enjoys some of the most beautiful views of Lake Garda. The hotel stands in beautiful gardens and has a restaurant, two bars, a small beach, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a wellness centre with a sauna, Hammam and a gym. All en suite rooms are air conditioned and have a telephone, satellite television and a hairdryer. Sunbeds included at the outdoor pool to the rear of the hotel.
£1,295.00
The Hotel Bristol in Budapest is a 4* hotel situated in the centre of the city, close to the International Eastern Railway Station. The hotel offers a 24-hour reception, a bar, free Wi-Fi throughout, concierge services, a sauna, a gym and laundry services. Individual rooms feature free Wi-Fi, a safety-deposit box, a minibar, hypoallergenic bedding, air conditioning, a hair-dryer, telephone, mirror and LCD TV.
Yet a preservation society was formed at the first closure in 1959, as they believed that the charming scenery of the Norfolk Broads would be a popular tourist attraction, allowing them to operate as a heritage railway. After some extensive restoration work, the line re-opened in 1976. Now with the nickname 'the Poppy Line' due to the number of flowers it passes, the line has proved very popular ever since.
Sister hotels Hotel Brixiade (4-star) and Hotel Triton (4-star) are both located on the banks of the River Moselle, across the water from Cochem's old town and Reichsburg Castle. The town centre is just a few minutes walk away over the bridge. The Hotel Brixiade has a restaurant and a piano bar, whilst the Hotel Triton has a breakfast room, a bar and a small indoor pool and sauna which can be used by guests staying at the Brixiade. Both hotels have a lift between floors and en suite rooms with a...
Situated in place of the former Radisson by Back Bay and the South End, Boston's stylish Revere Hotel showcases stunning design by BBGM Interiors and works in partnership with local brands. The Revere is a thoroughly contemporary experience; Kindle e-book readers are available to borrow for reading by the rooftop pool and the hotel has complimentary wireless internet access. Copies of USA Today, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal are provided free on request. 24-hour gym facilities, a restaurant...
Although Keighley's golden era of industrial prosperity has largely been consigned to history, the town's location, where the Aire and Worth rivers meet amid the scenic dales of Yorkshire's West Riding region, naturally lends itself to tourism. A handsome town with an abundance of Victorian architecture and numerous attractions, Keighley is a delightful destination that rewards exploration, but it is also a comfortable base from which to discover Brontë Country; the wild and dramatically beautiful...
The Courtyard by Marriott Merced opened in 2007 and is situated a mile from downtown Merced, the 'Gateway to Yosemite'. The hotel has a café serving breakfast daily and as there is no restaurant offering dinner on site, there is a local restaurant dinner delivery service available (payable locally). The Courtyard by Marriott Merced has a small fitness room, swimming pool and whirlpool and there is a lift between floors. The rooms in the hotel are air conditioned and come equipped with a telephone...
A township since the thirteenth century, Llandudno, like many British coastal resorts, rose to prominence in the Victorian era. By 1848 Llandudno had become an established fishing and copper-mining town with a population of around a thousand when it was proposed to the local landowner, Lord Mostyn that the town might achieve further prosperity as a holiday resort. By the end of the nineteenth century, significant development including the construction of a new pier, a two-kilometre seafront promenade...
Today we make the short journey by train to Cochem. After a guided walking tour, you are free to explore some of its many highlights including its most famous landmark, the magnificent 11th century Reichsburg Castle. The Old Town is also a joy to behold, with its narrow streets, winding alleyways, lovingly restored halftimbered houses and medieval town gates. We return to the hotel for wine tasting of the local Moselle wines.
The elegant 4-star Hotel President is situated in the heart of Rome, close to the Termini railway station and famous sights such as the Colosseum and the Domus Aurea. The hotel benefits from a restaurant, bar, lobby lounge and a lift between floors. The air conditioned, sound-proofed rooms feature a telephone, LCD television with satellite channels, safe, minibar, hairdryer and Wi-Fi internet connection.
The 2-star Ibis Edinburgh Centre is situated on Hunter Square, just off Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile and within walking distance of Waverley Station. The hotel has a bar which serves a range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages as well as a selection of light meals and snacks. The comfortable rooms come equipped with a telephone and television.
Enjoy a fantastic festive break on Spain's idyllic Orange Blossom Coast. From enchanting Peñiscola we explore cosmopolitan Valencia, discover the luscious Ebro Delta and rejoice in traditional Spanish festivities.
The Patan Mahal Palace Hotel in Patan was built about 1790 shortly after the battle of Badal-Mahal. Today the former palace retains the large, airy rooms from its royal past, but has been brilliantly restored to create an iconic heritage hotel, and the wonderfully appointed rooms reflect the royal heritage of the Patan family. The hotel has a refreshing swimming pool, and rooms have air conditioning, tea & coffee making facilities and a minibar.
Unwind and enjoy a 7-night holiday on the stunning, rugged Catalan Coast from our base in the relaxing resort of Roses. Cruise to beautiful Cadaqués and spend time exploring magnificent Barcelona, charming Figueres and the incredible Salvador Dalí Foundation.
The 3-star Hotel Royal Vézère is beautifully set on the banks of the River Vézère in the centre of the bustling village of Le Bugue, with lovely views of the surrounding countryside from the terrace. The hotel has a restaurant, bar a lift between floors and an open air swimming pool with wonderful panoramic views. The well-appointed rooms feature a hairdryer, minibar, television, telephone and free internet access.
The 3-star Kyriad Tours Centre is situated in a quiet location in the centre of Tours, a short walk from the railway station. The hotel has a bar, lounge, breakfast room and a lift between floors. All rooms are air conditioned and come with a telephone and a satellite television.
The welcoming 3-star Victoria Hotel in Rosas enjoys a superb location, standing directly on the beachfront of Margarita Beach. The hotel benefits from a restaurant, a cafe and a lounge bar, which offers a great place to relax after a day's sightseeing. There is also a garden with direct access to the beach, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a gym and a spa offering a range of treatments and massages (pay locally). All rooms have a balcony or terrace with a sea view and come with air conditioning...
3* Alliance Hotel Paris Place d'Italie Vincent Auriol is Located in the heart of the 13th district, 500 metres from the lovely Butte aux Cailles village. Many restaurants are located within walking distance. The hotel is 200 metres from Place d'Italie Metro Station, providing direct access to the Champs Elysées, the Opera Garnier, Chatelet and Bastille district. Individual rooms feature Wi-Fi, air conditioning/heating, telephones and televisions, as well as a hairdryer in the bathroom.
The Welbeck Hotel is close to the seafront and centre of Douglas, the Isle of Man's scenic capital. Local cuisine using ingredients sourced from the island is served in the hotel's conservatory restaurant. Rooms are ensuite with television, radio, telephone, hairdryer, iron and trouser press, safe, fridge and free wireless Internet connection.
The Ascot Hotel is only 100 yards from the sea front in charming Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man. Fresh seafood is served in Mackeys Restaurant within the hotel. Comfortable rooms feature ensuite bathrooms, Sky television, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, and free high-speed wireless Internet connection.
The 3-star Senator Hotel is located within easy reach of the main sights in Vienna's historic centre and the Vienna Woods. The hotel has a breakfast restaurant and a bar which serves a small selection of snacks and also a number of local wines. All rooms are en suite and feature air conditioning, a telephone, flat screen satellite television, radio, safe and a hairdryer.
The 4* Hotel Club House is situated within easy reach of Rome's main sights, and offers free Wi-fi, a 24-hr reception, fax and photocopier, a bar and a reception safe. All rooms feature air conditioning and heating, safes, satellite TVs, a minibar and a hairdryer.
The 4-star Holiday Inn is situated in the centre of Harrogate, within walking distance of the town's shops, restaurants and attractions. The hotel has two restaurants, a bar serving drinks and light snacks, a small gym and a lift between floors. Guests of the Holiday Inn also have complimentary use of the swimming pool, steam room, sauna and gym at The Academy - a health and fitness club located less than a mile away. The modern en suite rooms are air conditioned and come equipped with a telephone...
The friendly, family-run 3-star Hotel Monopole Metropole in Strasbourg boasts a location close to the railway station and within easy walking distance of La Petite France. Dating back to 1895, the hotel has two lounges and a bar, a typically Alsatian dining room where breakfast is served and a small gym. The hotel rooms are either contemporary or Alsatian in style and feature air conditioning, a telephone, cable television, minibar, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and wireless internet...
Standing right on Peniscola's terrific beachfront promenade is the Casablanca Hotel & Suites. The excellent 4-star hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and terrace, where you can enjoy wonderful views of the Mediterranean and the Orange Blossom Coast or simply relax on a sun lounger enjoying the lovely warm climate. All rooms at the hotel have a balcony and air conditioning. Other facilities include a minibar, safe, hairdryer and satellite TV.
The 3* Hotel Campanile Amiens Centre Gare is the newest hotel in Amiens' centre, ideally located beside the railway station and just a short walk from the famous Gothic cathedral. The hotel has air conditioning and free WiFi, a restaurant, snack bar and terrace. En suite room facilities include a flatscreen television and tea/coffee making facilities.
With an ideal location next to the railway station, the 3-star Hotel Schweizerhof in Basel is the perfect base for exploring the city, either on foot or using the excellent tram network, which gives easy access to the city's picturesque Old Town. The hotel was built in 1864 and offers a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere throughout. Room facilities include individual temperature-controlled air conditioning, a television, telephone, safe, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.
The Snaefell Mountain Railway is a 5 mile (8km) long electric railway which connects the village of Laxey with the summit of Snaefell, the Isle of Man's highest point. During the 30 minute journey, passengers travel up gradients of 1 in 12 in delightful wooden-bodied railcars dating back to 1895. On the way up, passengers can enjoy fantastic views over Laxey Glens and on a clear day, it may be possible to see Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England. A café at the summit offers you the opportunity to...
The 3* Mercure Metropol is located in the centre of Budapest, close to one of the city's main shopping streets. The hotel features Wi-Fi throughout, multilingual staff, concierge service, currency exchange, laundry and a gift shop. Individual rooms offer heating/air conditioning, a telephone, satellite TV, minibar, a radio and hairdryer.
The 4-star Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz is situated on Berlin's famous Alexanderplatz, opposite the television tower and within walking distance of Unter den Linden and the State Opera House. The hotel has the distinction of being the 'highest hotel in Berlin', standing at 150 metres high and with 39 floors. The Park Inn has three restaurants, two atmospheric bars, a beer garden and a roof terrace from which to enjoy the fabulous views over Berlin. Leisure facilities include a sauna and a gym....
Norfolk's longest fifteen inch gauge line runs between the ancient market town of Aylsham and Wroxham, the 'Capital of the Norfolk Broads' with country stations serving the villages of Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall. The 18 mile round Bure Valley Railway trip runs through the picturesque Bure valley countryside following the meandering river through meadowland and ancient pasture stopping occasionally at small country villages.
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The 14-story 4* Barceló Praha offers stunning panoramic views of Prague, while it is based in the city's business district. The hotel features free public Wi-Fi, laundry, fax, currency exchange, porterage and a restaurant. Its rooms offer heating and air conditioning, televisions, telephones, hairdryers and personal safes.
The welcoming 4-star Park Hotel is situated a short stroll from the heart of St Johann. Amenities include a bar, Tyrolean restaurant, small fitness room, sauna, free bicycle hire and free access to the local swimming pools. All en suite rooms have a telephone, cable television, radio and a safe. Some of the rooms in the hotel have a balcony.
The 4-star Hotel Eurostars Cristal Palace enjoys a central location in Barcelona, just off Passeig de Gracia Boulevard. The hotel has an excellent buffet restaurant serving a varied menu of Catalan and international cuisine, as well as a comfortable bar and lounge. The hotel is fully air conditioned and offers free Wi-Fi internet access throughout. Room facilities include a safe, minibar, satellite TV and hairdryer.
The 4-star Novotel Bristol Centre is located close to Bristol Temple Meads railway station in the very centre of the city, perfect for exploring Bristol at leisure. The hotel facilities include 'Elements Restaurant' a bar and lounge and a fitness suite with sauna and steam room. Rooms all have satellite television, safe, hairdryer, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities.
The 3-star Sporthotel Fuchs is ideally situated within walking distance of the centre of Hopfgarten, adjacent to the lower terminal of the 'Hohe Salve' cable car and close to the railway station. It boasts a restaurant which serves 4-course dinners every night, as well as providing packed lunches for our day excursions. Tea, coffee, wine, beer and soft drinks are also included between 11 am and 10 pm. The hotel has a lounge and a sun terrace offering fantastic panoramic views and there is a lift...
After a leisurely morning we travel by train to another beautiful and historic destination on the banks of the Moselle. Trier claims to be Germany's oldest city, and was founded over 2,000 years ago. With a wealth of impressive Roman and medieval buildings located around the city, including the Porta Nigra which is one of the best-preserved Roman gates in Europe and has UNESCO World Heritage status, Trier is a very important part of Germany's heritage. The enchanting Trier Christmas Market, which...
Set in the beautiful surroundings of idyllic Lake Como, with magnificent 18th century villas as neighbouring properties, is the Hotel Bazzoni & Du Lac Resort. The 3-star hotel enjoys a terrific lakefront location, with an outdoor terrace that enjoys superb panoramic lake views. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, a buffet restaurant and bar. Rooms at the Grand Hotel Bazzoni have en-suite bathrooms, a hairdryer and a TV.
The last Cistercian monastery to be built in Wales, the ruined Valle Crucis Abbey is a two-mile walk north of Llangollen. Dating from 1201, the abbey was built upon the site of an earlier wooden church and housed round a hundred monks. Although it fell into disrepair following the dissolution of the monasteries by King Henry VIII in 1537, Valle Crucis Abbey remains substantially intact and is a fascinating and impressive site to explore.
En route to the Amber Fort, the Trident Hotel in Jaipur offers great views of the Mansagar Lake and the surrounding Aravalli Mountain range. The hotel benefits from leisure facilities including a swimming pool and a fitness centre, and the air-conditioned rooms have a telephone, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, safe and hairdryer.
Located in a superb position overlooking the lake and in the heart of Stresa, the 4-star Milan Speranza Hotel au Lac has two dining rooms, a lounge/bar, a delightful lakeside veranda and use of a private swimming pool. En suite room facilities include air conditioning, satellite television, telephone and hairdryer. Lake view rooms are available at a supplement.
The Beamish Museum is dedicated to the preservation of regional customs, traditions and ways of life that would otherwise have been lost in the march of modernisation. Beamish successfully achieves this thanks to its life-sized replicas of period locations which are accurate to the finest detail. Beamish's Edwardian Town, for example, contains many authentic structures reclaimed from towns and villages throughout north-east England, and features recreations of a typical inn, Co-operative store, sweet...
The Hotel Coral Platjas is located directly on the seafront, just steps away from Rosas' beautiful beaches. This colonial-style building benefits from a swimming pool, garden, lounge, café and bar, and a buffet restaurant. There are lifts between floors. Every room at the Coral Platjas is air conditioned and features a telephone, satellite television, safe, minibar and a terrace or balcony.
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