The region of Lake Geneva has the world’s highest number of prestigious restaurants studded with Michelin stars. The quality and originality of dishes make Switzerland a haven for gourmet adventure seekers.
Denis Martinin Vevey is a two Michelin star restaurant notable for its molecular cuisine and with a menu of over 20 exquisite dishes. You'll need to book a long time in advance.
Snow enthusiasts will delight in the endless choice of winter activities around Grindelwald. From beginners to extreme mountaineers; skiers and boarders, to those wanting simply to relax in the crisp mountain air.
A 4 day / 3 night self-drive holiday in France to the lovely Dordogne Valley taking in the best holiday activities of the region that will interest both adults and children. Travelling through this region in France is an exploration through time, a chance to uncover layers of prehistory, history and tradition. Traces of the past are everywhere. Reindeer, bulls and horses gallop across cave ceilings where they were painted in Cro Magnon times. This holiday in France is through one of the prettiest areas in France.
Take a ski holiday in France. The French ski resort is a former luxury hotel in the heart of Chamonix. It is less than 5 minutes walk from the town centre. The Cinq Mondes Spa compliments the range of sporting and leisure activities that are offered.
Winter time can evoke feelings of despair from sun-worshippers. For others, though, travelling in winter can make for some of the best holiday experiences. France – with its gourmet food and wine, exceptional spas and hotels combined with all the culture you can handle – is a great European winter destination.
Take advantage of a home base from which to explore everything within walking or driving distance. From our portfolio we have selected a popular Chianti villa that gives you easy access to Florence, Siena and Pisa.
This villa complex is situated amongst olive groves and vines on a country road leading to the San Gimignano – it means being able to visit the town after the day trippers have departed and the locals have reclaimed the streets. The villa apartments vary in size and are furnished to create a typically Tuscan atmosphere.
On a self-guided walk from Florence to Siena you will find an embarrassment of restaurant choices. On day 2 it’s a wonderful osteria. On day 4 it’s a countryside inn, an elegant Chianti dining venue. On the final night, your accommodation is located in vineyards where Chianti Classico was first produced. On the same estate is a regionally celebrated enoteca.
This is a unique skiing experience that takes in some of the most spectacular scenery of the Dolomites, the world's largest interconnected ski area. The number of lifts and the ability to go from valley to valley is almost as breathtaking as the physical beauty of the mountains. You will enjoy the skiing, views, wines, and food for which the region is so justifiably famous.
Explore Germany on this independent itinerary. Starting and finishing in Frankfurt, this package includes Munich, renowned for its beer gardens and great architecture, and Berlin offering historical monuments, fascinating museums and a vibrant nightlife. There is also the chance to venture out of the major cities, to explore the city of Heidleburg and visit the Neuschwanstein and Linderhof castles.
Ruedesheim is located on the east bank of the Rhine at the southern entrance to the Lorelei Valley in the German wine production area. The Drosselgasse is Ruedesheim’s oldest town, full of beautifully decorated restaurants and taverns. Built in the 15th C. Designed for boat owners to move their wares from the river to their homes, the Drosselgasse is a premier tourist precinct.
San Sebastian is a seaside resort and a delicate cultural haven in the Bay of Biscayon Spain’s north coast. It is a wonderful city with a pristine beach and is dotted with splendid tapas bars and restaurants. Our signature three Michelin starred family-run restaurant, is a local and international favourite and is certainly one of the most famous restaurants in Spain, along with El Bulli. The father and daughter team encourage innovative experimentation with new products and techniques. Their aim is to 'renew and modernize Basque cuisine without losing its traditional base'.
The beauty and charm of Seville Spain come from a mixture of many things: the great Moorish and Christian heritage, the myths of Carmen and Don Juan, flamenco music, brilliant sunshine, incomparable fiestas and the inhabitants who live life to the full.
An Australian born chef who has lived and worked in Seville for several decades will meet you at your hotel and take you on a tour of local markets before you go to her apartment for the cooking class.
Some parts of the world simply have a knack for producing talented people, and Spain is one of those places. If you’re on a mission to holiday alongside celebrated artists, Spain has one of the largest collections of art in Europe, most of which is found in its museums.
This privately owned “village” of villas to rent is located on the north-eastern coast of the island. 11 villas, that can be rented individually or together,have been restored in harmony with their natural surroundings. Many have reclaimed shutters, window frames and even their original bread ovens. The grounds include a wildflower reserve and thisestate is one of the most unique boutique tourism facilities in Corfu.
Dazzling white Cycladic architecture and rooms tastefully embellished with quality furnishings make these suites the pinnacle of style in accommodation in Santorini. Oia, on the northern tip of Santorini, is known for views of the caldera and in this fantastical hotel, luxury in service, style, ambience and its mesmerizing views will make your visit a unique, Greek island experience.