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  • Whisky, Shakespeare, Crete, escorted rail, Spain and more!

    The members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators are all specialist companies who provide unusual and stimulating holidays all over Europe (and beyond) for travellers who want to get away from the mainstream, but who still want the security of a bonded tour operator (the ‘bond’ ensures that your money […]

     
     
  • Kylemore Pass, Connemara National Park
     

    Motor your way to Connemara

    Anyone who reads a quality newspaper would know that the stunning landscape of Connemara is synonymous with efforts by Irish Tourism to attract tourists to their country. You’ll see images of Kylemore Abbey and the moss-covered hills surrounding it in just about any brochure. But how many tourists actually make […]

     
     
  • Hunting in Burgundy
     

    Hunting in Burgundy

    Hunting is still very popular in mainland Europe and Eurodestination were recently invited to join a hunt with a difference in Burgundy. As is often the case, the whole thing started with a few drinks and a hearty lunch. An aperitif of Burgundian ratafia was certainly different and led us […]

     
     
  • Booking window for continental rail travel about to open
     

    Booking window for continental rail travel about to open

    The winter booking window, for train travel in France opens at 5am on Thursday 16th October and you will be able to book domestic French trains as well as some European cross border TGV services for the 14th December onwards, including the popular Christmas and New Year periods. Bookings can be […]

     
     
  • The France Show 2015
     

    The France Show 2015

    As you’ve probably gathered, at Eurodestination we’re big fans of our nearest continental neighbour, France. If you want a bit of inspiration or just fancy a day out in the dreary, dark days after Christmas we wholeheartedly recommend a trip to the France Show in London. There’s wine tastings, cookery […]

     
     
  • Rebirth of a ski market?
     

    Rebirth of a ski market?

    News has reached us of a new product launch from a UK company called Footprint Holidays. The company has long had a ski programme based exclusively in the resort of Morzine in France’s Portes du Soleil area but they have just launched a fully catered chalet in the Canadian resort of Whistler. […]

     
     
  • Cruising the Med with MSC
     

    Cruising the Med with MSC

    Travel Editor, David Powell, experiences a Mediterranean fly-cruise on MSC’s luxurious cruise ship Preziosa .. read his review on Eurodestination … ‘Life should be measured in moments, not minutes’ As MSC say … life should be measured in moments, not minutes, and my first moment on Preziosa was just one […]

     
     
  • A ticket to Ryde
     

    A ticket to Ryde

    The Isle of Wight is somewhere I’ve always fancied going. It has a reputation of being a bit stuck in the mid 20th century. Not in a bad way but perhaps just harking back to seemingly simpler times. In essence, a laid back island mentality yet just a stones throw […]

     
     
  • Standards reaching for the stars in catered ski chalets
     

    Standards reaching for the stars in catered ski chalets

    It wasn’t so long ago that staying in a catered chalet for your ski holiday promised a lot more than it delivered. Endless ‘spag bols’ (thrown together as the chalet chef/host tried to recover from exuberent apres ski the night before) was washed down with cheap wines, thoughtfully decanted from […]

     
     

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