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Germany: Capturing the Festive Spirit

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Half-timbered villages set in storybook landscapes, the moody beauty of the Black Forest, and vibrant cities that mix the historic with the cutting edge – it’s not hard to see why this diverse country is a popular holiday destination for people across the globe.

Austrian Beauty: Photos to Inspire your next Holiday

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Austria is a mountainous delight full of spectacular Baroque-era cities – perfect for inclusion on any tours of Europe. The cities featured on our Austria tours are elegant and inspiring, with the Vienna coffeehouses and traditional bistro pubs as highly regarded as the impressive churches, cathedrals and abbeys.

Traveller Story: Magical Christmas Markets

Michele Zavaglia is the Marketing Manager at Albatross Tours.

Julia travelled on our German & Austrian Christmas Markets tour in December 2015. She enjoyed exploring the beautiful towns and cities of Germany & Austrian while soaking up the Christmas spirit.

Traveller Story: A Fun Family Christmas

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Michele and her family travelled on our Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol tour in December 2013. They enjoyed a family holiday filled with visits to Christmas markets, touring magical castles, exploring some of Europe's greatest cities and making memories in the snow covered village of Neustift, Austria.

Traveller Story: Snow Falling in Switzerland

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Roshell and her husband travelled on our A Swiss Winter Wonderland tour in January 2018. They enjoyed a holiday filled with picture perfect scenery, some magical moments and created some lasting memories.

Scandinavia: 10 Bucket List Experiences

Michele Zavaglia is the Marketing Manager at Albatross Tours.

There is so much to do and see in Scandinavia, from sleepy villages and sophisticated cities, to stunning fjords and mountains ranges, it can be hard to decide the best places to visit, particularly when you have limited time.

These are our picks for the best experiences in Scandinavia.

 

Traveller Story: A White Christmas Dream

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Les and his wife travelled on our A Swiss Christmas in Zermatt tour in December 2017. They longed for a 'white Christmas' with Zermatt being the perfect destination surrounded by the Alps.

Traveller Story: Up in the Alps

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Kimberly travelled on our An Alpine Adventure tour as a solo traveller in September 2017. Kimberly loved travelling through the Alps and seeing the breathtaking scenery, especially from the Aiguille du Midi.

 

Traveller Story: Beautiful Italian Lakes and Beyond

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Gillian and her husband travelled on our Italian Lakes & Tuscany tour in September 2017. Gillian loved discovering Italy and having the chance to relax of an afternoon to soak up the atmosphere.

Tips from the Nest: 6 Festive European Christmas Markets to Visit

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

A trip to Europe over the festive season isn’t the same without a visit to one of the beautiful Christmas Markets.

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