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Excursions

Make the most of your time in these amazing European destinations with a selection of city trips, lake and mountain tours and musical concerts. You can browse all the available excursions on our resort pages and add excursions when booking your holiday, either online or over the phone. Here are some of our favourites.

Italy

Italy

Visit Italy’s magnificent northern peaks on the Grand Dolomites tour – with lots of picturesque villages, scenic valleys and flower-filled meadows along the way.

Climb to the top of the iconic cathedral, admire da Vinci's Last Supper and walk around the 15th century Sforzesco Castle - all on our city tour of fashionable Milan.

Visit some of Italy’s beautiful vineyards on our wine tours. You’ll have a guided walk around the vineyard, learn a little about the winemaking process, taste a selection of wines and even pick up a bottle to take home with you.

Venice is one of the world’s most romantic cities. Check out the sights or simply take a gondola ride with your loved one. Discover the city on water with our tour of Venice. Stroll around the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Square and make time for a drink and serenade at Florian's.

See the birthplace of the Renaissance on our city tour of Florence. Follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo and da Vinci with visits to the Uffiza Gallery and ancient Ponte Vecchio.

Austria

Austria

Visit the highest waterfalls in Europe on the Krimml Waterfalls walk. The mist from the falls is said to have healing powers.

The attractive Bavarian town of Berchtesgaden is known for its salt mines and for Hitler's famous Eagle's Nest, which sits above the town. Its historic tea house has views that stretch all the way to Salzburg.

Explore the home of Mozart and The Sound of Music on our city tour of Salzburg. Wander through the old town before crossing the river to the Mirabell Palace and its stunning gardens.

Visit the mountain museum, meet the local marmots and take in the views on this scenic trip to the glacial base of the Grossglockner, Austria's highest mountain.

Step inside King Ludwig’s fairytale castle at Neuschwanstein, which is said to have influenced Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle.

Slovenia

Slovenia

Discover the underground world of the Postojna Caves, considered to be some of the world’s most beautiful caves.

Scale the Vršič Pass, meet the Soča River - which was the location for the filming of the Chronicles of Narnia films - and cross into Italy, all on a tour up into the Julian Alps.

Take a tour around the world-class Lipica Stud Farm and learn about the 400-year-old history of selective breeding, before watching the horses perform.

Visit the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana - famous for its opera house, bridges, the River Ljubljanica and the narrow cobbled streets of the Baroque old town.

Switzerland

Switzerland

Jungfraujoch has been home to Europe's highest train station, at 3,454m since 1912. At the top, you can visit the famous Sphynx Observatory and explore the Ice Palace.

Home to Europe's highest cable car at 3,880m, the Matterhorn always sees spectacular views. Don’t miss the beautiful carved ice sculptures at its Glacier Palace.

Visit Lake Schwarzsee’s idyllic Maria zum Schnee Chapel before making your way through the home of Zermatt’s Alpine dairy, the Stafelalp.

Perfect for foodies, the Belle Époque Chocolate Train will take you to Gruyère to learn about and sample an array of cheeses and chocolate.

Take a trip on an old-fashioned cogwheel railway, then wander to the beautiful views and colourful botanical gardens at the top of the Schynige Platte.

Germany

Germany

The pretty Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden has it all - from Hitler's famous Eagle's Nest to picture-perfect churches, salt mines and a glacial river.

Lake Chiemsee is Bavaria’s most popular lake and is home to two islands where you can enjoy one of King Ludwig's castles, which were modelled on the Palace of Versailles.

Explore the capital of Bavaria, Munich, and indulge in some culture, history and shopping before relaxing with a drink at the famous beer hall, Hofbrauhaus.