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How to Plan a European Holiday | Albatross Tours

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Planning a Europe trip? A little preparation can go a long way to ensuring a brilliant holiday. Read our guide to get ready for your time abroad.


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Andrea's adventures in Bavaria and the Tyrol | Albatross Tours

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After travelling to Germany as a teenager to visit a pen-friend, Andrea decided to come back to Germany and to relive her old memories and discover new ones.

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Traveller Story Carole's Festive Adventures | Albatross Tours

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Carole decided to experience all that the festive season has to offer by travelling on not one but three Albatross Tours!

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Castles Christmas and Kranskies | Albatross Tours

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Spending Christmas in a European castle really is a magical experience. When that castle is a 2,000-year-old castle in the Dolomite foothills, all bets are off.

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Maxine's Bavarian Trip of Lifetime | Albatross Tours

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Maxine travelled on our Black Forest, Bavaria and the Tyrol tour with her family. She wanted to experience a variety of cultures and sights and this tour ticked a lot of her boxes!


Experience the Thrill of the Oberammergau Passion Play


We are all accustomed to planning our travel adventures to coincide with a particular season, a festival, religious pilgrimage, garden blooms, special occasion, school holidays,


Julie Andrews and that ‘Mad’ King


Germany and Austria are two countries that conjure up images of cobble-stone streets, fairytale villages and mountainous scenery.