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Adriatic Horizons

Not much time on the clock but wanting a slice of the hottest corner of Europe right now? Hello Adriatic Horizons. Visiting the big sights of Italy, then taking it down into the more remote spots of Slovenia and Croatia, this trip is perfect for those wanting to tick some serious boxes in just over a week. From walking in the footsteps of ancient Romans, to soaking up the vibes at the Instagram-worthy Plitvice Lakes, this each day is different, and down right amazing.

Day 1 - 2 | Rome
Today you'll check-in to your hotel before the team unites in the afternoon. Here in Rome we'll put no delay on the cultural immersion, hitting the streets for some sightseeing with the Trevi Fountain & Colosseum being just two highlights on the list. Vespas, pasta & many espressos; we won't miss a bit. (D) (B)

F Emperors & Gladiators inc. Colosseum

Day 3 | Florence
With the call of the Tuscan sun, we'll float through vineyard clad Umbria en route to the city of Florence. Here we'll take in the masterpieces of Michelangelo's home, shop along Ponte Vecchio, & drink up the hidden nooks that surround the Duomo Cathedral. (B)

F Tuscan Dinner

Day 4 | Venice
Out of Florence, we'll roll in search of the 'The Floating City'. Here we'll spend the day ogling over picturesque canals & art-filled palazzi, eating gelato & pizza to top it all off. (B)

Day 5 | Ljubljana
A city well known for its university vibes, Ljubljana sure knows how to have fun. Here in Slovenia's capital we'll meander through vibrant streets, ticking off monuments & exploring the old town for hours. (B)

Day 6 | Plitvice Lakes
The cascading teal forest pools of Plitvice Lakes will serve as our introduction to the magic of Croatia. We'll walk wooden footbridges & marvel at wildlife in this UNESCO playground of natural beauty. (B, D)

Day 7 | Split
This morning we'll leave the lakes & hit the harbour-side, journeying to the cobblestone city of Split. With a lively waterfront & unmistakable nautical theme, we'll slip into Croatian life quite easily. (B)

F Let's Split Dinner

Day 8 | Split
Bursting with appreciation for the remarkable Adriatic region, we'll drink our final drinks & say our sad farewells - the trip will have come to a tear jerking end. (B)

Please Note: Day 1 has been designed to allow you to start the trip without needing an extra nights accommodation.

NIGHTS: 7 nights twin-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners

ESSENTIALS: See p.176 for more info on our essentials.


F Postojna Cave, Ljubljana
F Gondola Ride, Venice


- Florence walking tour
- Special access Rome walking tour
- Private boat through canals of Venice
- Entry to Plitvice Lakes

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Balkans Discovery

There's so much to fit in with this 11 day adventure around 5 incredible Balkan countries. Take in the Dalmatian Coastline as we head to the scenic city of Dubrovnik, explore the architecture of Belgrade before finishing up in the Hungarian capital of Budapest.

Day 1 | Split
Today you'll check in to your hotel room before relaxing or exploring during the free hours of the day. Later the team will get acquainted by the coast of Croatia, sharing the first of many group dinners. (D)

Day 2 - 3 | Dubrovnik
After easing along the Dalmatian coastline, we'll make our way to the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik. A UNESCO World Heritage site of mega clubs & seafood restaurants, we'll lose sense of time for two nights indulging in this playground. (B) (B)

F Dinner Cruise

Day 4 - 5 | Budva
After a stop in the super-yacht town of Kotor this morning, we'll arrive in breathtaking Budva. Two nights in Montenegro's seaside beauty will see us being treated to buttered polenta, Adriatic Sea dips & 2500 years of history. (B, D) (B, D)

Day 6 - 7 | Sarajevo
After a stop by the cute bridge town of Mostar, we'll amble on towards Sarajevo. The complexities of the capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina will be uncovered to us by the wisdom of a local guide, revealing both war-time stories & modern day delights. (B, D) (B)

Day 8 | Belgrade
Often named one of the liveliest cities in Europe, Serbia's capital has shaken off its rugged past, save for some socialist relics. We'll find Belgrade's history, nightlife, & creative corners, calling the city home for the night. (B)

Day 9 - 10 | Budapest
After drifting out of Serbia we'll move on to Hungary, arriving in the 'Paris of the East.' From a Royal Palace to a gothic church, we'll bounce across the river split city of hilltop Buda & bustling Pest, being allured by this city for 2 nights. (B) (B, D)

Day 11 | End Budapest
With all the senses well & truly satisfied, it will be time to kiss the Balkans goodbye. Our trip will come to an end after a teary final breakfast as a team. (B)

Please Note: Days 1 & 11 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the trip without needing extra nights accommodation.

NIGHTS: 10 nights in twin-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 10 breakfasts, 5 dinners

ESSENTIALS: See p.176 for more info on our essentials.


F Danube Dinner Cruise, Budapest


- Locally guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
- See the sights on a locally guided walking tour of Sarajevo
- Driving city tour of Budapest
- Locally guided tour of Budapest

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Best of Britain

Affirming the 'great' in Great Britain, we'll hop around this region and its unbeatable line-up of towns and cities. With a kick off in London and a final stop in Liverpool, it's almost hard to believe what we'll see in between. Whether you're a history head, muso, or a big fan of sports, this trip has a little something for everyone.

Day 1 - 2 | London
Today we unite in the capital of a Kingdom that's brimming with excitement & adventure. Whether you find yourself sifting through antique treasures in Notting Hill or sipping coffee after a bout of shopping in hipster Shoreditch, your time here will be remarkable. To make it a legit Brit experience, why not get up close & personal with the most famous clock of them all, Big Ben, before bunking down with board games & beers in a cosy pub when hunger (inevitably) strikes. ( D) (B)

F Tower of London Tour

Day 3 | Oxford
This Morning our first call is at Warner Bros Harry Potter World. Then we step into the elegance of 13th century colleges, we'll soak up the buzz of youth & aroma of academia. Explore museums, marvel at the beauty of the Bodleian Library, or sit peacefully amidst 8,000 plant & flower species at the University of Oxford's Botanical Gardens. (B)

Day 4 | Bristol
Plunging into the culturally rich town of Bath, we'll be instantly impressed by the Roman architecture & the remnants of what was once a British haunt of high fashion. Beyond the Roman Baths themselves you can stroll across the Pulteney Bridge, roam the Royal Crescent or visit the Victoria Art Gallery. Then on to the uber cool city of Bristol home of the Legendary Banksy. (B) (B)

Day 5 - 6 | Cardiff
Arriving in the Welsh capital of Cardiff, we'll find a buzzing & compact metropolis where you can enjoy rarebit (glam cheese toast) & crempog (their take on pancakes). See the city's regal side at Cardiff Castle, or get amongst the modern day scene at the cultural art space of 'Chapter'. If craft beer & live music sound like your jam, you can hit up the lively street of Womanby. (B, D)

Day 7 | Warwick
Today we say 'Hwyl fawr' to Wales & back to beautiful England making our way to the home of one of its most important sons - William Shakespeare & his beloved Stratford-upon-Avon. Time to explore here before we head north where we bed down in the town of Warwick. (B, D)

Day 8 | Manchester
Manchester has a lot to be proud of, holding ownership of Oasis, Coronation Street, vegetarianism, & the oldest English language library in the world. We'll spend a night in this hub of quirks, where we can eat laksa & dumplings in Chinatown before exploring the basement clubs of the vibrant Northern Quarter. (B)

Day 9 | Liverpool
Home of Beatlemania & another of Britain's most beloved football teams, Liverpool is a city worth ticking. Attuning our ear to the Scouse accent, why not sign up for a tour of the most mysterious kind, or go find the heart of the city for yourself in the energetic & transformed factory area of the Baltic Triangle. (B)

Day 10 | London
Weaving south-east, we'll head back to London, taking in the charming cottages of the English countryside en route. Back in the big smoke we'll share sad goodbyes as our trip comes to an end, leaving us with 10 days of incredible memories. (B)

NIGHTS: 9 nights twin-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 9 breakfasts, 3 dinners

ESSENTIALS: See p.176 for more info on our essentials.


F London Eye
F Welsh Banquet at Cardiff Castle
F Tour of Millenium Stadium in Cardiff


- London City Tour
- Visit Warner Bros, Harry Potter Studio Tour
- Magical Mystery Tour

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Best of Russia

Fairytale castles, straight up vodka, and an intriguing and enigmatic culture. It's no surprise that sprawling Russia needs its very own Fly To Europe trip. During these 8-days you will cast your eyes upon 3 World Heritage Sites and get familiar with 3 of Russia's most appealing cities; St Petersburg, Novgorod and Moscow.

Day 1 - 3 | St Petersburg
Today you'll be welcomed to the mammoth country that is Russia & greeted by your Fly To Europe team in the afternoon after check in. St Petersburg offers a fairytale of ballerinas & palaces, & boasts one of the world's largest art & culture museums to boot. Hotel (D) (B) (B)

F Russian Ballet

Day 4 | Novgorod
After appreciating one of Russia's big smokes, it will be time to take in the countryside. We'll drift along to the charming town of Novgorod, once the stronghold of the early Tsars. Hotel (B, D)

Day 5 - 7 | Moscow
With three nights in Moscow, we'll have plenty of time to relax & sample stroganoff & vodka. When we're not indulging the palate, we'll swoon over St. Basil's Cathedral & amble around the lively Red Square. Hotel (B, D) (B) (B)

F Guided tour of the Armoury

Day 8 | Moscow
With far too many kievs tucked under our belts, we'll say goodbye to our newly beloved travel pals. Our trip will come to an end after breakfast, but our love affair with Russia never will. (B)

Please note: Days 1 & 8 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the trip without needing extra nights accommodation.

NIGHTS: 7 nights in twin-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

ESSENTIALS: See p.176 for more info on our essentials.


F Canal Cruise, St.Petersburg
F Peter & Paul Fortress, St.Petersburg
F Dinner, Moscow


- Locally guided tour of St. Petersburg & the Hermitage
- Locally guided tour of Novgorod
- Locally guided tour of Moscow

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Egypt & The Nile

You'll come for the Great Pyramids, but you'll never want to leave thanks to the captivating chaos juxtaposed against gentle days floating down the Nile. With 3-nights sailing on a traditional Felucca and your very own Egyptian Trip Manager from start to finish, this is the only way to truly step into the ancient world of Egypt.

Day 1 | Arrive Cairo
Check in to the hotel, explore the city & meet Trip Manager & fellow travellers.

Day 2 | Cairo to Aswan
Step back into ancient Egypt with a Local Guide tour. Gaze in awe at the monumental Pyramids of Giza before boarding the overnight train to Aswan. (B, D)

- Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

M Visit a Bedouin village

Day 3 | Nile Cruise - Aswan
Unwind in the beautiful riverside setting of Egypt's sunniest city. Opt to take a tour of Aswan, ride on a traditional felucca sailboat or explore the souk. (B, L, D)

Day 4 | Nile Cruise - Aswan to Edfu
An optional visit to the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel followed by cruising down the river Nile with a stop at the unique temple in Kom Ombo en route to the friendly city of Edfu. (B, L, D)

M View Kom Ombo, the Temple of Two Gods
M Visit Abu Simbel's Temple of Ramses II

Day 5 | Nile Cruise - Edfu to Luxor
Wind through Edfu to the Temple of Horus the Avenger. Later, we set sail up the Nile to Luxor & walk along the ancient Avenue of the Sphinxes. (B, L, D)

Day 6 | Luxor to Hurghada
See the famous monuments around Luxor, including the Valley of the Kings before we hit beachside Hurghada. (B)

- See the the Colossos of Memnon

M Guided visit of the Temple of Karnak

Day 7 | Hurghada to Cairo
Today it's back to Cairo for some last minute shopping & a final night on the town. (B, D)

Day 8 | Depart Cairo
The trip ends after breakfast & it's time to say farewell to your new friends. (B)

Please note: Days 1 & 8 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the trip without needing extra nights accommodation.

NIGHTS: 3 nights in hotels, 1 night twin-berth sleep couchette train (Cairo to Aswan), 3-night Nile Cruise

INCLUDED MEALS: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners

INCLUSIONS: See p.54 for more info on our standard inclusions.


M Visit the Unfi nished Obelisk & High Dam, Aswan
M Visit the Temple of Horus, Edfu


- Locally guided tours of the Egyptian Museum & the Pyramids of Giza
- Tour the Valley of the Kings with a local Egyptian expert

FREE WIFI: Available on all Fly To Europe coaches

KEY: B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

England & Scotland

From the birth of the Beatles to the creators of the kilt, this sojourn through England and Scotland is all about uncovering the best of Britain. Picture-perfect lands and charming cities make this a perfectly balanced way to spend your trip.

Day 1 | London to Liverpool
This morning you'll meet up with the Fly To Europe team & sweep through the very best of London. Later, we'll move on to Liverpool where Beatlemania & football will send us into an excited flurry. (D)

Day 2 | York
After a drive through rolling countryside we'll find ourselves ambling down narrow lanes exploring all York has to offer & with 2000 years of history tucked into its monuments, its offerings are nothing short of incredible. (B, D)

F Evening 'Ghost Walk'

Day 3 | Lake District
Endless green hills, serene lakes & streets of stone homes will be waiting for us in the Lake District. Settling into English country life, we'll get a good taste for the slow & simple pleasures of days gone by. (B)

Day 4 - 5 | Edinburgh
After stopping at a curious wedding hotspot & a Roman Empire wall, we'll land in the Scottish city of Edinburgh. From bagpipes to Hadrian's Wall, this musical city will entertain us from sun up to sun down, & perhaps a little into the dark. (B) (B, D)

F Dinner with haggis & bagpipes
F Edinburgh castle experience

Day 6 | Scottish Highlands
The beautiful Scottish Highlands never fail to disappoint, complete with endless miles of rugged countryside, mystical tales, & a very elusive lake dwelling monster, who we'll be keeping an eye out for on our Loch Ness cruise. (B, D)

Day 7 | West Highlands
After visiting the pastel houses & fishing ports of the Isle of Skye, we'll carry on to the West Highlands, home of Ben Nevis - Britain's highest mountain. (B)

Day 8 | Glasgow
After a castle stop in Stirling, we'll be sliding into Glasgow, where live music & plenty of quirky characters will welcome us in traditional warm Scottish style. (B)

NIGHTS: 8 nights twin-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners

ESSENTIALS: See p.176 for more info on our essentials.


F Edinburgh Castle Experience, Edinburgh


- Follow in the footsteps of The Beatles on our locally guided Magical Mystery Tour
- Spot 'Nessie' on a boat cruise of stunning Loch Ness

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Great Britain & Ireland

We can only send our condolences to those who sail off into Europe leaving Great Britain & Ireland behind. The things they are missing! Cities shrouded in history, breathtaking landscapes, and a culture of cool from as far back as the Beatles, this 16-day tour is love at first London site.


Day 1 | London to Liverpool
Meet up with your Fly To Europe Team & take a London sightseeing tour before travelling to Liverpool. (D)

Day 2 | Liverpool to York
Catch the rolling country views through to York. (B, D)

- Locally guided Beatles Magical Mystery tour
- Guided walking tour of York
- See York Minster & Clifford's Tower

M Evening 'Ghost Walk'

Day 3 | York to Lake District
This morning we make our way to Cumbria's gorgeous Lake District. (B)

- Visit Bowness & see Lake Windermere

Day 4 | Lake District to Edinburgh
Stop at Hadrian's Wall & cross through Gretna Green en route to Edinburgh. (B)

- Entrance to Gretna Green Museum
- Driving city tour of Edinburgh

Day 5 | Edinburgh
Spend a day exploring this friendly & stunning city. (B, D)

Day 6 | Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands
Stop at the original home of golf - St. Andrews. (B, D)

- Spot Nessie on a boat cruise of stunning Loch Ness

Day 7 | Scottish Highlands to West Highlands
See the stunning Isle of Skye, with its moors, mountains & lochs. (B)

- See the spectacular Eilean Donan Castle
- Visit seaside town Portree
- See Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis

Day 8 | West Highlands to Glasgow
Visit historic Stirling before arriving in lively Glasgow. (B)

- See Stirling Castle & the William Wallace Monument
- See George Square & the Glasgow City Chambers

Day 9 | Glasgow to Dublin
Ferry to Northern Ireland, travelling through County Meath to Dublin. (B, D)

Day 10 | Dublin to Cork
Stop in charming Kilkenny for lunch & an optional bike ride before travelling on to Cork. (B, D)

M Jameson's Whiskey Distillery visit

Day 11 | Cork to Galway
Get the chance to kiss the famous Blarney Stone & spot the Cliffs of Moher. (B)

- Visit the Blarney Stone
- See the Cliffs of Moher

Day 12 | Galway
Discover this quintessential Irish town where Gaelic is still spoken on the streets. (B, D)

Day 13 | Galway to Londonderry
Time to head north on to the walled city of Londonderry. (B, D)

- See the 17th century city walls of Londonderry

M Locally guided walking tour

Day 14 | Londonderry to Belfast
Along the coast towards Belfast, making a stop at the iconic Giant's Causeway. (B)

- Visit the Giant's Causeway

M Titanic Museum visit

Day 15 | Belfast to Dublin
Return to Dublin where you can enjoy the easy going local hospitality. (B)

- See Trinity College, Parnell Square & Christ Church Cathedral

M Guinness Storehouse visit
M Irish dinner & dancing evening

Day 16 | Dublin to London
We travel back to London where the trip ends upon arrival. (B)

NIGHTS: 15 nights in quad-share hotel/hostel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 15 breakfasts, 8 dinners

INCLUSIONS: See p.54 for more info on our standard inclusions.


M Ghost Walk, York
M Castle Experience, Edinburgh
M Guinness Storehouse, Dublin


- Follow in the footsteps of The Beatles on our locally guided Magical Mystery Tour
- Spot 'Nessie' on a boat cruise of stunning Loch Ness
- Visit Blarney Castle & kiss the famous Blarney Stone

FREE WIFI: Available on all Fly To Europe coaches

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Iberian Peninsula & Morocco

Get ready for the tantalising trio of Spain, Portugal & Morocco! From strolling Barcelona's Gothic Quarter to uncovering intricately tiled mosques in Casablanca and unfathomably fresh seafood in Lisbon. This tour is a maze of culture, cuteness & colourful experiences.


Day 1 | Arrive Madrid
Check in to your hotel & explore the country's capital. (D)

Day 2 | Madrid
It's easy to get hooked on this city that blends traditional culture with new vitality. (B)

- Tour the Royal Palace with a Local Guide

Day 3 | Madrid to Bilbao
Head north to Segovia with its Roman aqueduct & Alcazar fortress. (B)

Day 4 | Bilbao to Pamplona
Shop & eat in San Sebastian before heading to Pamplona, home of the Running of the Bulls. (B)

Day 5 | Pamplona to Barcelona
Soak up the Baroque city of Zaragoza before we make our way to the buzzing city of Barcelona. (B, D)

- See Gaudi's Sagrada Familia & the 1992 Olympic Games complex
- Walk through the Gothic Quarter & La Rambla district

Day 6 | Barcelona
See why this sexy city sizzles on our included sightseeing tour. (B)

M Locally guided bike ride

Day 7 | Barcelona to Valencia
Cruise down to the 'Orange-blossom coast' & its capital Valencia, home of the Holy Grail. (B)

M Valencia cooking school

Day 8 | Valencia to Granada
Continue west as we make our way to the once Moorish city of Granada. (B)

Day 9 | Granada
Explore the fabled palace & sample some tapas & sangria. (B, D)

M Guided tour of Granada

Day 10 | Granada to Fez
Travel across the Strait of Gibraltar to Fez. (B, D)

- Scenic drive past Marbella, Malaga & the Rif Mountains

Day 11 | Fez
See the magnificent Royal Palace, tour the walls of the Medina or haggle for a beautiful Moroccan carpet! (B)

- See the Royal Palace, the Medina & the local markets
- Visit the cooperative of handmade carpets

M Moroccan dinner

Day 12 | Fez to Marrakech
See more of Morocco as we head southwards to Marrakech. (B, D)

- Scenic drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains

Day 13 | Marrakech
A full day to enjoy this vibrant city & soak up the history & tradition. (B)

- See Koutoubia Mosque & bustling Jamaa el-Fna Square

Day 14 | Marrakech to Tangier
Hit the road to Tangier taking in the famous bustling city of Casablanca & capital city Rabat on the way. (B, D)

- See the Hassan 2nd Mosque in Casablanca
- See the Hassan Tower & King's Palace in Rabat
- See the Kasbah & admire the panoramic view

Day 15 | Tangier to Seville
Stop off at Gibraltar en route to Seville, known for its heritage of art, dance & culture. (B, D)

M Tour to top of Gibraltar

Day 16 | Seville
Enjoy your time in sunny Seville, soaked in history, oldworld atmosphere, & famously beautiful streets. (B)

- See the Cathedral, Alcazar & Plaza d'Espana

Day 17 | Seville to Lisbon
Tour the picturesque city & embrace all it has to offer. (B, D)

Day 18 | Lisbon
Discover the cultural treasures & historical sites. Tonight enjoy a night of partying or relax watching the sunset. (B)

- See the Castelo de Sao Jorge, the Praca do Comercio & Rossio & Praca da Figueira.

M Traditional Portuguese feast

Day 19 | Lisbon to Madrid
Return to Madrid & your final night on the town! (B)

M Traditional Madridlenos dinner

Day 20 | Depart Madrid
Your trip ends after breakfast. (B)

NIGHTS: 19 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 19 breakfasts, 8 dinners

INCLUSIONS: See p.54 for more info on our standard inclusions.


M Visit the Valley of the Fallen, Madrid
M Welcome to Morocco Dinner & Show, Fez
M Portuguese Feast, Lisbon


- Explore the Palace of the Spanish Royal Family on our locally guided tour
- Guided local tour & visit the Bahia Palace
- Guided local tour of the Medina of Fez & the city of Marrakech

FREE WIFI: Available on all Fly To Europe coaches

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner


Learning about leprechauns and drinking gallons of Guinness is one thing, but exploring the Jameson's Distillery, eating Irish stew and oysters in Galway & seeing the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Giant's Causeway? Well that's quite another. The full Irish experience awaits on our 8-day tour of The Emerald Isle.

Day 1 | Dublin
Today you'll check in to your hotel & start getting acquainted with all things Irish! In the afternoon, the team will join forces, excited for the Emerald Isle adventures that sit ahead. (D)

Day 2 | Cork
Today, we'll head out of Dublin with no remorse, knowing we'll be back for more of it at the end of the trip. Making our way to Cork, we'll stop in Kilkenny where we can explore the cute town & munch down some lunch. (B, D)

F Jameson Whiskey Distillery

Day 3 - 4 | Galway
Cruising out of Cork, we'll pass the ever incredible Cliffs of Moher & go deep on Irish traditions at Blarney Castle. Our destination of Galway will delight us to no end, serving up all things quintessentially Irish - not least some Gaelic chit chat. (B) (B, D)

F Boat ride to the Aran Islands (summer only)

Day 5 | Londonderry
Later in Londonderry, we'll wind back the clock & soak up some 17th century Irish history. With the knowledge we'll walk away with, you could swear the walls of this walled city could talk. (B, D)

F Locally guided walking tour including the Bogside Murals

Day 6 | Belfast
Today we'll encounter one of Irelands greats, the incredible Giant's Causeway, before moving on to Belfast. Here we'll uncover a city transforming itself from a troubled past, discovering instead a rough diamond that offers up cool sites & nightlife aplenty. (B)

F Titanic Museum visit

Day 7 | Dublin
Back in Dublin, we'll have the chance to dive head first into the city we sampled on day one. Markets, museums, & plenty of four leaf clover fun will keep us busy in the nation's capital. (B)

F Guinness Storehouse Visit

Day 8 | Dublin
The laughter & leprechaun jokes will come to an end today. You'll say your teary goodbyes & pray that a bit of Irish luck reunites you all in the not too distant future. (B)

NIGHTS: 7 nights twin-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners

ESSENTIALS: See p.176 for more info on our essentials.


F Londonderry Walking Tour
F Irish Dinner & Dancing evening, Dublin


- Visit Blarney Castle & kiss the famous Blarney Stone
- Entry to the magical Cliffs of Moher

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner

Italian Espresso

So damn bellissimo is this country that you may never want to leave. We'll see you oohing and aahing over Chianti & antipasto in a 16th century Tuscan winery, boating through the canals and islands of Venice, and learning about leather craft in the architecturally magnificent city of Florence. This is so much more than pizza & coffee.


Day 1 | Arrive Rome
Check in to your hotel & this afternoon meet your Trip Manager & get to know your fellow Fly To Europe travellers. Then it's time to hit the streets for some sightseeing of Italy's ancient capital city. (D)

- See Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Colosseum & Roman Forum

Day 2 | Rome
Tap into 'la Dolce Vita' of the "Eternal City" & explore this living museum. Get a feeling for Imperial Rome's glory on an optional tour of the Colosseum. (B)

M Guided tour of the Colosseum & Roman Forum

Day 3 | Rome to Florence
Pass through rural Umbria's rolling hills & terraced vineyards to Renaissance Florence. (B, D)

- See St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City

Day 4 | Florence
Uncover the amazing masterpieces of Michelangelo's home, Florence where a Local Guide gives you the inside track on the city's striking buildings & sacred art. Shop along the Ponte Vecchio or wrap your lips around some fine Tuscan cuisine before hitting up the Florentine nightlife. (B)

- See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery & Piazza della Signoria in Florence
- Florentine leather craft demonstration

M Delicious Tuscan feast with Chianti wine

Day 5 | Florence
Enjoy a day trip out to the hills of the rustic Chianti region for wine tasting & a stop in medieval San Gimignano - the quintessential Tuscan town. (B)

Day 6 | Florence to Venice
Today profess your love in Romeo & Juliet's home of Verona before arriving in fairytale Venice. (B)

Day 7 | Venice
Meander through the "floating city's" tight alleyways, grand squares, art-filled palazzos, boutiques, bars & markets. See the amazing Venetian glass, then an optional gondola ride is a must while you're here! (B)

- See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Square
- See Venice's iconic canals & gondolas

M Gondola ride
M Burano island cruise & dinner

Day 8 | Depart Venice/Rome
The trip ends after breakfast in Venice & it's time to say "arrivederci" to your new friends.

Please note: Days 1 & 8 (ending in Venice) have been designed to allow you to start & finish the trip without needing extra nights accommodation.

NIGHTS: 7 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation

INCLUDED MEALS: 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners

INCLUSIONS: See p.54 for more info on our standard inclusions.


M La Dolce Vita Dinner, Rome
M Nightclub Entry, Florence
M Tuscan Evening, Florence


- Special access Rome sightseeing tour
- Locally guided tour of the Vatican museums
- Explore Florence on foot with our Local Guide
- Guided tour of a Tuscan winery with Chianti & antipasto
- Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice

FREE WIFI: Available on all Fly To Europe coaches

KEY: B Breakfast D Dinner