Follow in Napoleon's footsteps as you ascend the Simplon Pass, taking in magnificent views over the Alps from the 2,000-metre summit. This is an excellent spot to go on a boat trip and admire the views.
Smaller, greener and more rural, Malta's sister island is a haven of tranquillity. Explore the imposing Citadel in Victoria and the world's oldest stone temples, predating Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids by hundreds of years.
Plitvice National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site that is an enchanting collection of emerald foliage, crystalline waters and cascading waterfalls. But there's more to Plitvice than its looks, you can join a local expert and learn how the site actively protects natural habitats.