Europe, Britain & Ireland Tours


Many tour departures already guaranteed!

  • Leisurely 2, 3, 4 and even 5 night stays, with NO 1 night stops on tour
  • Small, personal group touring with a maximum group size of only 28
  • Genuinely inclusive tours with NO optional costs – even your ‘end of tour’ tips are included
  • See more, experience more with quality leisure time to relax and savour the sights!
  • Stay in authentic style accommodation in superb locations
  • Unique tour itineraries designed for you – Australians and New Zealanders
  • With over 20 years operating European tours, rest assured you will be in experienced hands
  • Book with confidence with our guaranteed group departures

Book and pay your deposit by 15th January 2017 on any 2017 European Summer tour longer than 9 days and receive a $300 per person discount off the land tour price. That's a saving of $600 per couple!

Travelled with Albatross Tours before? Save a further $200 per person as a Club Albatross member. That's a total saving of $500 per person or $1000 per couple. Conditions apply - please click here for details.


Select from the following unique tours

Best of British Tour

16 days from $7,239 pp twin share

Exclusive stay in Leeds Castle
A magical tour with two, three and four night stays in Tortworth, Yorkshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Lakes District and Scotland. Enjoy numerous visits to castles, country mansions and beautifully landscaped gardens plus unique excursions such as a ‘Braveheart’ tour, exploring the honey coloured villages of the Cotswolds and as an extraordinary finale dine and stay overnight in the glorious Leeds Castle - 'the loveliest castle in the world'.

The Ireland Connection Tour

14 days from $5,989 pp twin share

Over $1,400 value of extras already included!
Ireland in depth… a unique itinerary, with longer stops packed with wonderful sightseeing, from Temple Bar in Dublin, Killarney and the Wild Atlantic Way, to the Arran Islands, ancient Megalithic tombs and the Titanic Experience in Belfast, plus the fascinating story of the mass emigration and deportation of the Irish to Australia.

An Alpine Adventure Tour

17 days from $7,539 pp twin share

Over $1,700 extras already included!
Discover the breathtaking scenery of the French and Swiss Alps from the remarkable Aiguille du Midi, to the meadows of the Bernese Oberland, see Zermatt and the mighty Matterhorn, ride across the breathtaking Alps on the Glacier Express and explore delightful Lake Garda. Enjoy 3 nights in the village of Chamonix and travel up the stunning Aiguille du Midi. Travel into Switzerland and stay 3 nights in a spa hotel. Catch the incredible Glacier Express for 2 nights in Klosters before relaxing for 4 nights overlooking glorious Lake Garda and enjoy cruises to the idyllic ports of Sirmione and Bardolino and much more.

Black Forest, Bavaria & the Tyrol Tour

15 days from $5,989 pp twin share

Over $1,500 extras included!
A beautifully paced tour with four nights in the heart of the Black Forest and three nights in the Bavarian Alps amongst King Ludwig’s ‘fairytale’ castles. To cap it all off, relax over three nights in the glorious Austrian Tyrol and three nights in Mozart's baroque city of Salzburg. Explore Innsbruck, Hitler’s infamous Eagles Nest, and enjoy a scenic steam train ride.

'Magnifico' Spain and Portugal Tour

18 days only $8,179 pp twin share

Over $1,800 value of extras already included!
Join us on an incredible journey through the intriguing towns and regions of Spain and Portugal. Not only do we visit classic cities such as Granada, Madrid, Seville, Porto and Toledo but we also visit those wonderful, often ignored cities such as Cordoba, Ronda, Merida, Évora and Salamanca.

Croatia & the Adriatic Tour

13 days from $4,989 pp twin share

Over $1,300 extras included!
This unique 13 day escorted tour was specifically developed to not only take in the major cities and highlights of the Dalmatian Coast, but also the classic Adriatic island of Hvar and the historical cities of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Commencing with 3 nights in the UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Trogir before escaping to the wonderful ‘lavender island’ of Hvar for another 3 nights. After visits to Jelsa and dining on the rocks at Milna before reaching the city of Mostar where 2 nights are enjoyed to explore lovingly re-built Mostar and see the War Tunnel in historic Sarajevo. Travel down to Dubrovnik where we stay 4 luxurious nights. Add to this special winery visits, dinners, sea cruises and a cable car ride up Mount Srd, plus carefully planned time at leisure, and you have a tour that is distinctly different!

La Grande France Tour

16 days from $7,389 pp twin share

Over $1,600 value of extras already included!
Five of France’s seductive regions… the graceful châteaux of the Loire Valley, the glorious Dordogne, the land of the Cathars in the Languedoc Roussillon, to ancient Provence and the stunning Côte d’Azur. Wonderful experiences…the Canal du Midi, the incredible caves of Gouffre de Padirac and afternoon tea in Rothschild’s luxuriant Villa Ephrussi.

The Italian 'Grande' Tour

18 days from $7,769 pp twin share

Our most popular Summer tour!
Explore Italy’s evocative regions as you travel from Milan to Rome discovering regional delights and stunning scenery along the way. Cruise on Lake Como, stay in a dreamy Italian castle, explore the idyllic villages on the Cinque Terre, drink wine in Tuscany and of course travel along the stunning Amalfi Coast.

Italy, the Deep South & Sicily Tour

17 days only $7,889 pp twin share

Over $1,700 extras included!
This amazing 17 day escorted tour fills a void by plunging deep into the south where Italy intensifies, where the food and wine is richer and more aromatic and the sights so striking and different. Commencing in Rome and ending in Palermo in Sicily we spend 5 nights in the regions of Puglia and Matera - the heel and ankle of Italy, before crossing to the glorious island of Sicily for a further 11 nights. Were we stay makes so much of a difference. Avoiding the usual run of the mill hotels, we choose to stay in the white washed, ‘Bee Hive’ Trulli cottages in Alberobello, the extraordinary luxurious ‘Sassi’ caves in Matera, Baglio ‘farmhouse’ hotels and delightful villas.

Italian Lakes & Tuscany Tour

16 days from $6,989 pp twin share

Over $1,600 value already included!
Discover the delightful ports and villages that litter Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda, explore the palaces of Genoa, seductive Portofino and the famous Cinque Terre. Visit the fantastic Ferrari museum, dine at a Tuscan Osteria and stay in a Venetian Villa.

La Grande France, Lake Garda & Tuscany Tour

27 days only $12,889 pp twin share

Over $2,700 value of extras included!
Discover five of France’s seductive regions and four of Italy’s glorious regions on one delicious 27 day tour! This leisurely paced ‘Grand Journey’ seamlessly connects our 16 day ‘La Grande France’ and 16 day ‘Italian Lakes & Tuscany’ tours linking between the cities of Nice and Genoa.

All Quiet on the Western Front Tour

8 days from $3,139 pp twin share

Led by a specialist Battlefield guide
This tour has been specifically designed for those wanting to experience a fascinating Western Front Commemorative tour in the European Summer. Staying three nights in Ypres (Flanders) and three nights in Amiens (the Somme) this tried and tested tour provides a fascinating and memorable commemorative touring experience. Led by our expert Battlefield Guides, you know you will be in the very best hands.

Normandy, Brittany & the Loire Valley Tour

11 days from $5,889 pp twin share

NEW for 2017!
Sleep in a picturesque chateau in the Loire Valley, walk amongst the flowers of Monet’s Gardens and Chateau Villandry and dine on exquisite seafood in the ‘pirate town’ of St Malo. Stand on the Normandy beaches, visit magnificent Mont-Saint-Michel and sip Benedictine in a Palace! C’est magnifique…

Northern Spain & the Pyrenees Tour

17 days from $6,339 pp twin share

Over $1,700 extras already included!
From the rich, rolling vineyards of the Rioja region, follow Spain’s Costa Verde to elegant San Sebastian. Explore the mighty French Pyrenees and stay in the walled city of Carcassonne. Ride high in mountain cable cars, relax by the Canal du Midi and sip wine and dine as the lucky locals do!