Experience Europe in a different light

Discover Europe’s festive charm during the off-season and enjoy the region’s magical cities, wondrous snowy landscapes and cobalt skies. Admire the enchanting Christmas decorations as they light up the Champs-Elysées in Paris or relax in the soothing waters of the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, surrounded by moss-covered lava fields.

Our unique and authentic experiences take guests to the very heart of each destination. Eat lunch on a horse farm and learn about the unique Icelandic breed or enjoy a tantalising buffet of traditional Tuscan cuisine inside the historic Castle of Trebbio.

Join us on a magical journey through Europe in the autumn, winter, and spring.

Book early and get 7.5% off selected trips.

Featured Trips

Winter Wonderland

Wander through the medieval streets of a German market, soak up the joyful atmosphere as aromas of sweet spices, warm gingerbread and roasting chestnuts fill the air. Explore Vienna’s Christkindlmarkt packed full of traditional crafts created by talented artisans, and embrace your inner child by riding a beautiful carousel beneath the twinkling stars. End your perfect day by curling up on a sofa in a local tavern in front of a warm open fire.

Stride along the quiet streets of Europe’s intriguing cities and visit iconic sites, museums and galleries away from the crowds. Travel to Stratford-Upon-Avon and see Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre. Stop to see Anne Hathaway's picturesque thatched cottage before returning to London and observing the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace.


German Christmas Markets

Immerse yourself in the festive culture of Dresden’s Striezelmarkt, Germany’s oldest Christmas Market. Weave through the bustling square and pick up some traditional Saxon treats of the holiday season in the heart of the baroque city. 

Magical Vienna

Step into the joy of Christmas with the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop. Punch and chestnut stands draw customers with seasonal treats and stallholders get shoppers in the festive spirit with handcrafted goods.

Sunshine and Spices

Enjoy the warmth of the Mediterranean sun and spicy flavours of Morocco. Explore Marrakesh’s fascinating maze of souqs and savour culinary delights at the night market in the old quarter, with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. 

Medieval Landscape

Take a leisurely stroll through the mystical town of Assisi, built on the slopes of Mount Subasio, in Umbria, Italy. Unravel the history behind the region that has changed little since the time of St. Francis, who was born here in 1182. 

Spectacular Show

There has never been a better time to witness the mesmerising luminosity of Aurora Borealis as it flashes vibrantly across the sky. Bundle up in warm winter gear and experience a Nordic night you will not forget. 


History Lesson

Journey back in time as you wander into Prague’s historic Old Town Square. Walk around the cobbled streets and shop for Bohemian crystal. Capture the colourful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. 

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Pay in Full Conditions: Savings mentioned are per person. These Early Payment Discounts apply to the land portion of selected holidays and departures. See itinerary pages. Cam be combined with other discounts where applicable. Not available on our Costsaver trips. Pay your deposit when booking and the balance by the date shown. Offer is subject to availability, exclusions may apply and offer may be withdrawn without notice. See page 82 of AWS brochure for full conditions.

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