Abercrombie & Kent’s new collection of inspiring journeys to Europe includes 28 Tailor-Made Journeys, six Luxury Expedition Cruises and a selection of Small Group Journeys across 33 countries – with eight brand-new immersive itineraries. The collection highlights a more authentic pace, transporting guests to the true spirit of every destination, with space to settle in with the locals.
Meet a truffle family and their dogs in Croatia and follow them into the Motovun Forest in search of prized gems. Visit a reindeer farm in Finland and chat to the farmers before embarking on a magical sleigh ride across the snow. Join traditional pasta chefs in Bologna as you learn to hand fold your own tortellini, before tucking into a gastronomical family feast.
A&K is world-renowned for having the best guides in the industry, where storytelling, historical expertise, local friendships, and a deep understanding of cultural-political landscape make for fascinating insights – taking guests well beyond the guidebook. A&K’s hallmark guides have lived in destinations their whole lives and can offer the sort of insight only a resident can provide, with genuine opportunities for unscripted connections with locals.
Below are four of A&K’s new release travel journeys to Europe. Download A&K’s New Europe 2022/23 brochure for the full range here.
Sample mouth-watering regional delicacies in medieval Bologna; savour unique Valpolicella wines and stroll the ancient streets of romantic Verona; take in majestic waterfront villas of Lake Como on an exclusive private cruise; visit the world-renowned botanic gardens of the Borromean Islands; and discover the creative genius of Leonardo Da Vinci in the finest galleries of Milan.
Discover the wonder of Finland’s northern lights while travelling by snowmobile and snowshoe across a classic white winter landscape. By day, learn all about Lappish culture with a visit to both a reindeer and husky farm in Rovaniemi, a city just south of the Arctic Circle. After dark, search for aurora borealis in the velvet night skies. You’ll also enjoy the opportunity to ride a sleigh, mush a dog sled and try your hand at ice fishing.
Discover beguiling historic cities, breathtaking snow-capped mountains and jewel-toned glacial lakes on this exploration of Switzerland. Travel from cosmopolitan Geneva to lovely lakeside Lucerne, visiting the romantic Chateau de Chillon and the pretty alpine hamlet of Zermatt. Sample renowned Swiss chocolate and cheese, and cruise on charming trains and boats while enjoying accommodation in some of the country’s grandest hotels.
Ease your family into the relaxed pace of Croatia. Revel in the bucolic charm of Istria with its seaside villages, rivers, mountains and historic cities. Venture down the Adriatic coast to the ancient walled town of Split and the medieval splendour of Dubrovnik. Hear legends of giants and pirates and dine on bountiful seafood fresh from the ocean. Explore hidden villages, pristine beaches, Roman monuments and charming islands.