Special Interest Holidays

New for 2022

This year we are delighted to introduce a number of special interest holidays to our programme, ideal for anyone looking for an experience that transcends the everyday. Our carefully chosen itineraries allow you to indulge a passion for food, walking or yoga and immerse yourself in the distinctive culture and landscape of your destination.


Walking holidays in Crete
Selected weeks in 2022 and 2023


Known as ‘The Great Island’, Crete is famed for its unique character, astonishing landscapes and dramatic history. Led by expert guide Jonathan Peat, our walking holidays, based in the east, south and west of the island, bring these rich cultural elements together affording our guests a real chance to scratch beneath the surface and discover its hidden treasures.

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Culinary week with a MasterChef
Departs 26 July 2022


Join 2019 MasterChef champion Irini Tzortzoglou for a week of cookery demonstrations, tastings, and gastronomic treats at our charming Arosmari Village Hotel in Western Crete. With Irini as your guide you’ll also visit a highly-acclaimed vineyard, a traditional dairy and one of the finest restaurants in Rethymno to discover the very best of all things Cretan.

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