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Malena, Featuring Monica Bellucci
Films
Italy

14 Films that will transport you to Italy

If we can’t travel to Italy, lets experience Italy via the movies. Here are our favourite films that capture the beauty, charm and stunning locations of Italy including Rome, Venice, Florence and the luscious countryside in Tuscany and Umbria.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Albatross Travellers in Austria
Traveller Stories

Maxine's Bavarian Trip of Lifetime

Maxine travelled on our Black Forest, Bavaria and the Tyrol tour with her family. She wanted to experience a variety of cultures and sights, with this being her first trip to Europe. This tour certainly ticked off all of Maxine's boxes with the castles and the flower island of Mainau being highlights.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Albatross travellers in Megeve, France - courtesy of Samantha Tamba
Traveller Stories
France

Samantha's Magical Christmas in the French Alps

Samantha and a group of friends and family decided to join our Paris, Lyon and the French Alps tour to experience the Christmas festivities and cooler weather in the French alpine region. She loved the diversity of this tour from the cities of Paris and Lyon to the snow covered mountains in Megeve.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Albatross Traveller Kaylene with view of the Matterhorn, Switzerland
Traveller Stories

Kaylene's Scenic Alpine Adventure

Kaylene and her husband Jason loved the diversity of our Alpine Adventure tour. From the grand views from the top of the Aiguille du Midi to the stunning scenery and villages throughout the Swiss Alps, they loved the included experiences plus the time to do their own thing.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Pont du Gard, France - courtesy of Jane Grey
History

7 Must See Historical Sites in Europe

It’s hard to avoid visiting at least one historical site on your holiday to Europe. In fact, you are more likely to visit many, with thousands of ancient ruins, palaces, and monuments to choose from. From the ancient Newgrange tombs in Ireland and Diocletian’s Palace in Croatia, we’ve selected seven historical sites that you must see when exploring Europe.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Message from the Mo
Message from the Mo

Albatross Tours, A Bright Future

Let us step back barely 6 weeks, to mid-April. Along with my business partner and friend Steve Hornby (Group CEO), we wrote a Statement about the Financial Stability and Security of Albatross Tours Australia and the Albatross Group of companies. In that letter, we outlined our corporate strength, our financial resilience, and our enormous thanks to all of you who have supported us and trusted us through this ‘global travel mess’. (whatever you want to call it!) Since then, so much has changed and so much has been learned and become clearer.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Albatross Traveller Adrienne in the Loire Valley, France
France
Traveller Stories

Traveller Story: Adrienne's Grande Time in France

Adrienne and her husband Allen wanted to explore France in depth and see much more than the main tourist attractions. They enjoyed the relaxed pace and itinerary of the Albatross La Grande France tour.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Albatross Tour Manager Gilberto
Europe

Messages from our wonderful Albatross Tour Managers

Thank you to everyone that has expressed concern about our wonderful Tour Managers. They have been overwhelmed by your messages and appreciate your concerns. The good news is our Tour Managers are doing just fine. Perhaps, feeling a little bit challenged staying at home for such a long period of time however they are looking forward to going back on the road and guiding you through Europe.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Albatross Travellers in Sardinia - Courtesy of Les Cox
Traveller Stories

Traveller Story: Exploring the forgotten islands of the Mediterranean

Les and his wife were looking to see somewhere 'different' when they chose to explore Sardinia and Corsica with Albatross Tours. They enjoyed the mix of history, cultures, food, and wine they discovered on this magical tour.
Author: Michele Zavaglia
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Netherlands

What to do in Amsterdam over 2 days

Amsterdam is both a city of character and endless possibility. From touring the world famous canals to immersing yourself in the rich history of the Netherland’s capital, there is something for everyone in Amsterdam.
Author: Michele Zavaglia

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