Where you stay is important
Picture yourself waking up in a grand Italian castle in the foothills of the Dolomites. How about relaxing on the geranium-trimmed balcony of a family run Austrian Gasthof hotel or soaking up the views of Dubrovnik while relaxing poolside at your grand hotel.
In addition to centrally located first class city hotels your enjoyment will be wonderfully enhanced by the authentic accommodation that we have selected for you in regional areas. Check out some of our hotels below.
Leeds Castle - Kent, Great Britain
We have chartered out the entire castle for our use on the last evening of our Best of British tour. An overnight stay will ensure that you experience this castle to the fullest. With a butler, waitstaff and a footman available for your service, you will enjoy an unforgettable experience at Leeds Castle.
Le Grotto della Civita - Matera, Italy
A hotel experience you will never forget. This hotel is full of history. Your rooms are a series of ‘Sassi’ or caves, dating back to prehistory, beautifully renovated and with exceptional appeal. Each are large in size and reminiscent if the ‘Flintstones’, but with luxury and all modern conveniences. Your breakfast is served in a converted rock church featuring classical music. It is impossible to paint the full picture of this truly unique experience you will have to see it for yourself on our Italy, the Deep South & Sicily tour.
Alhambra Palace Hotel - Granada, Spain
Inspired by the beauty of Alhambra, the Alhambra Palace Hotel offers spectacular views across Granada and features Moorish inspired décor. Located just outside Alhambra Palace’s ancient walls, it is just a short walk to many attractions including the UNESCO World Heritage site of Albayzin. Enjoy this hotel for two nights on our Magnifico Spain and Portugal tour.
CastleBrando - Dolomites, Italy
Located above the village of Cison di Valmarino, this 2000 year old Roman fortress was turned into a sumptuous noble’s palace in the 15th century. Access to the castle is by funicular. Skilful restoration and sensitive modernisation have brought it back to its original magnificence. The castle is Guelph in style with decorative battlements, stone cellars, tapestries, swords and suits of manicured gardens and terraces overlooking the valley. CastleBrando is your home for two nights on our Italian 'Grande' tour, or enjoy this castle over the Festive period on our Christmas in an Italian Castle tour and our New Year in an Italian Castle tour.
Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof - Grindelwald, SwitzerlandThis superior 4 star hotel is a three minute walk from the centre of Grindelwald and has an imposing backdrop of the world famous Eiger and Lauberhorn Mountains. The atmosphere is charming with traditional Swiss wooden décor, and the dining experiences excellent! This delightful hotel also offers an excellent wellness centre complete with a spa, steam room, sauna and indoor pool. Enjoy this tour for five nights on our Christmas in the Swiss Alps tour.