So close to our doorstep yet so different from country to country, a European self-drive holiday is full of history and culture, excellent food and wine, and huge number of accessible, rewarding roads to enjoy.
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With ample time to explore at your own pace, this fly-drive showcases the best of Tuscany, from its headlines to its off-the-beaten-track gems. Indeed, you'll pair the icons of Florence and Pisa with castle stays and visits to medieval hilltop towns.
Discover Portugal's beautiful lush interior and National Parks with this self-drive between some of the finest pousadas – a series of state-owned, characterful hotels that were once monasteries, fortresses, castles and other evocative buildings.
Offering superb value, this weeklong road trip will see you uncovering the Moorish wonders of southern Spain, brought to life with guided tours and stays in superb hotels. Highlights include visits to the palace-fortresses of Seville and Granada along with the Córdoba's cathedral-mosque.
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Stay 4 nights, pay 3 – Save up to £125 pp
Book by: 06 October 2018
This member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World is Via Reggio’s finest hotel, complete with white sands beach club, Art Nouveau luxury and shimmering sea views.
Summer sale – Save up to £110 pp
Book by: 31 August 2018
From mountain towns down to idyllic seasides and rural villages, this is your chance to head off the beaten track among Catalonia’s endless charm. You'll knit together hiking trails, beaches and rustic villages with scenic drives and stays in historic accommodation, from castles to farmhouses.
Stay 5 pay 4 discount – Save up to £260 pp
Book by: 10 November 2019
Enjoy the ultimate Tuscany experience, step back in time with this idyllic Tuscan countryside stay. Here, a medieval castle looks out heritage vineyards and traditional restaurants dish up fine dining evenings.
Stay 4 nights, pay 3 at Baglioni Cala Del Porto – Save up to £215 pp
Book by: 16 September 2018
Combine the white sands of the Tuscan coast with the Renaissance excess of Florence, enjoying stays in two of the country’s finest hotels; contrast private-beach access with Michelin-starred dining. In between, the use of a hire car will afford you the flexibility to explore the Tuscan countryside.