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Country Roads

Country Roads

Off the

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Country Roads

Discover a different side to a destination with our collection of Country Roads journeys. Delve deeper into a country's culture and history by visiting places that few tourists ever get to see. Go off the well-trodden tourist path and visit hidden retreats, meet amazing locals and enjoy farm-to-table dining. Country Roads journeys are the perfect choice for travellers who have already travelled with us or have already seen the iconic tourist sites in a destination. Look for the Country Road icon Country Road Journey to view journeys in this style.

Britain & Ireland

Despite the many regional variations between Ireland and Scotland, they share a natural affinity, tracing back to their Gaelic roots, together with stunning landscapes, and warm-hearted communities.

Country Roads of Scotland

9 days from US$2,475

From the great capital of Edinburgh to the Orkney Islands and Skye, you'll travel through 8,000 years of history and become immersed in Scotland’s rich cultural heritage.

France, Belgium & The Netherlands

Step back in time and immerse yourself in idyllic 17th century Dutch landscapes of gently turning windmills and charming bridges, arching over peaceful canals. Enjoy a slower pace of life with all the comforts of modern touches.

Leafy vineyards, majestic mountains, Riviera sunshine, Roman remains and fortified towns, combined with great food and wine, make for an engaging ‘Tour de France.'

Italy, Sicily & Malta

Italian Elegance (Summer 2020)

12 days from US$3,825

"Michelangelo brought a piece of marble to life with David, and our Local Experts are so knowledgeable and passionate that they will bring the statue to life for you too." -Karen Gower, Travel Director

Experience the treasures of Rome, Pompeii and the Neapolitan Riviera. See the unique trulli houses of Alberobello and the Sassi di Matera, and witness the rich heritage of Sicily.

Alps, Central & Eastern Europe

An intimate journey of discovery amid stunning Alpine panoramas. This itinerary includes riding on the famous Glacier Express and staying in some of Switzerland's most enchanting hotels.

Surprisingly, the vineyards, gabled shop fronts and opulent palaces play second fiddle to the scenery. Experience the magical, unrivalled beauty of the Alpine world, on-board the enthralling Glacier Express.

Northern Europe & Russia

Country Roads of Scandinavia

12 days from US$3,735

Marvel at the road less travelled with Scandinavia's breathtaking mountains, rivers and fjords. Follow the tales and trails of the Vikings, while enjoying the modern culture and liveliness of the cities.

Experience a world of natural phenomena: gushing waterfalls, volcanoes and stunning landscapes at every turn. The overwhelming beauty of this country will ensure you will want to return again and again.

Autumn, Winter & Spring Christmas Markets

Chase the aurora borealis on this bewitching journey across Scandinavia's breath-taking mountains, rivers, cities and fjords.

Experience a world of natural phenomena; by day marvel at waterfalls, volcanoes and incredible landscapes and by night, seek out the dancing lights that fill cloudless skies.

Relaxed Starts

No matter what trip style you choose, you will see that a select number of days feature a Relaxed Start. On these days, departures begin after 9 AM, giving you more time for yourself to enjoy before the day's activities begin. So, whether you want to linger over breakfast, enjoy some extra sleep or take in some independent sightseeing, the time is yours.

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