UK & Europe

We know New Zealanders like to uncover the true essence of Europe in their own way so we have created several themes to help you find the right experience for YOU.

Whether it’s savouring the fine authentic foods of Italy, taking in the dramatic beauty of the French Riviera or perhaps you prefer to be led through valleys and amazing scenery by train or coach, simply select your preferred theme or destination & start planning today.

Have a small taste of what's on offer

The Heart of Germany with Avalon Waterways

Receive up to $1300 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Nuremberg to Bamberg, Volkach, Kitzingen and Wurzburg, ending in Mainz

5 night cruise from $3,103 per person, twin share*

South Italy Real Food Adventure

with Intrepid Travel

Discover why the southern Italian regions of Puglia, Basilicata and Campania are the newest foodie hot spots everyone's raving about.

8 day tour from $3,655 per person twin share*

Italy Vegan Food Adventure

with Intrepid Travel

Discover why the southern Italian regions of Puglia, Basilicata and Campania are the newest foodie hot spots everyone's raving about.

8 day tour from $3,590 per person twin share*

Italy Real Food Adventure

with Intrepid Travel

Discover why the southern Italian regions of Puglia, Basilicata and Campania are the newest foodie hot spots everyone's raving about.

8 day tour from $3,160 per person twin share*

Tuscan Treats with Back-Roads Touring

Food & Wine Tour

Join this Tuscan tour to seek out world renowned treasures and hidden gems or just become a culinary connoisseur! Enjoy Florence, the cliff top villages of Cinque Terre and the gothic town of Siena. Marvel at the Leaning Tower of Pisa and try your hand at whipping up a Tuscan feast.

6 nights from $3,219

Italian Indulgence with Back-Roads Touring

Food & Wine Tour

Discover cities that have shaped the world's culture.

11 nights from $6,389

Splendours of Sicily with Back-Roads Touring

Food & Wine Tour

Explore Sicily's centuries-old monasteries, Ancient Greek temples, lively markets and Mt Etna.

8 nights from $4,999

Best of Croatia with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Relax and enjoy the delights of Zagreb before travelling through the stunning Croatian lakes district and on to Split to join a traditional motor sailing ship. Take a 7 night cruise through the breathtaking islands and coast visiting Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and more.

10 night tour from $2,349 per person twin share*

Norwegian Fjords with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Copenhagen visiting Hellesylt, Geiranger, Alesund, Flam & Kiel onboard MSC Meraviglia

7 night cruise from $1,429 per person, twin share*

Baltic Capitals with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Copenhagen visiting Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallinn & Kiel onboard MSC Meraviglia

7 night cruise from $1,319 per person, twin share*

Western Mediterranean with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Genoa visiting Rome, Palermo, Caligari, Palma, Valencia & Marseilles onboard MSC Fantasia.

7 night cruise from $1,099 per person, twin share*

Western Med & Morocco with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Genoa visiting Malaga, Casablanca, Lisbon, Barcelona & Marseilles onboard MSC Splendida

9 night cruise from $1,589 per person, twin share*

Italy, Croatia & Greece with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Venice, Italy to Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik, and Ancona onboard MSC Sinfonia

7 night cruise from $1,319 per person, twin share*

Fjords & North Cape with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Hamburg visiting Molde, Tromso, Longyearbyen, Honningsvag, Hellesylt, Geiranger, and Stavanger onboard MSC Preziosa.

14 night cruise from $3,279 per person, twin share*

Western Mediterranean with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Genoa to Naples, Messina, Valletta, Barcelona and Marseillies onboard MSC Granciosa

7 night cruise from $1,319 per person, twin share*

East Mediterranean with MSC Cruises

Save up to $600 per cabin*

Cruise roundtrip from Venice to Bari, Santorini, Chania, Corfu and Dubrovnik onboard MSC Magnifica

7 night cruise from $1,259 per person, twin share*

The Real Amalfi Coast with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

From lemon terraces, vineyards to alici anchovies, discover the culinary secrets and traditions of the enchanting villages of the Amalfi Coast. Learn how to prepare true Amalfi dishes with freshly-caught fish in Sorrento, try an assortment of authentic local specialties, and taste award winning wines at centuries-old vineyards.

6 night tour from $6,506 per person twin share*

Classic Iceland with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Visit all of Iceland's main attractions along the Ring Road escorted by a professional local guide.

8 night tour from $4,430 per person twin share*

Highlights of Slovenia with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Discover the very best of Slovenia, taking in the sights of its lively capital, visiting the stunning Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle, traversing vineyards with picturesque landscapes, admiring the emerald green river of Soca Valley, and touring the fairytale town of Bled.

5 night tour from $3,240 per person twin share*

Camino Real - Pilgrim Trail with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

The Camino is probably the friendliest, most inclusive walking route in the world, with groups forming instantly when pilgrims from all over the world take to the route and no section exemplifies this more than the final stretch from Sarria to Santiago. The joyful camaraderie on this busy section adds to the gentle beauty of the rolling hills of Galicia, the outstanding local cuisine and friendliness of the locals to make this an un-missable long distance walk.

6 night tour from $1,292 per person twin share*

Norway in a Nutshell

Experience Scandinavia- Self Drive

Take a short trip across the Norwegian central mountains by train on one of the world's most scenic train lines between Bergen and Oslo. Enjoy the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Nærøyfjord, and the famous Flåm Railway. A stay on the Aurlandsfjord will give you some time to soak in the local culture, food and fresh air. Continue over the highest point on the railway line at Finse before heading down towards Norway's capital, Oslo. Enjoy a stroll in the Vigeland Sculpture Park and climb onto the roof of the spectacular Oslo Opera House.

4 nights from $1,879

Lofoten & Midnight Sun

Experience Scandinavia - Self Drive

Spend a short week in the Lofoten archipelago. Explore the area and discover its hidden beaches, steep mountains, colourful villages and the enigmatic sight of the midnight sun. Stay in the cosy comfort of a 'rorbu', a refurbished fisherman's cottage on stilts over the water. Visit the Lofotr Viking Museum in Reine. When the weather is good you can row a Viking ship, shoot with a bow and arrow and partake in a Viking feast. Drive out to little fishing villages and take in the picturesque views from lookout points.

5 nights from $2,445

Denmark’s Viking Trail

Experience Scandinavia - Self Drive

Immerse yourself in the stories and history of the Vikings as you follow Denmark's Viking trail. Begin in Copenhagen, with a private walking tour. Visit the National Museum for an insight into Denmark's aloof past and see treasures such as Viking jewellery, coins, weapons and rune stones. In Roskilde find the Viking Ship Museum and Roskilde Cathedral, where the notorious Viking King Harald Bluetooth was buried. See the impressive ring fortress and the ancient archaeological wonders of the Museum of the Viking Age in Trelleborg. In summer, wander through the terrific Viking market. On the island of Funen visit Ladby Viking Museum, where a 20 metre Viking warship was discovered.

6 nights from $2,586

Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon

Experience Scandinavia - Self Drive

This short break in Iceland will make you want to go back for more. Discover vibrant Reykjavík; enjoy the city's thriving coffee and restaurant culture and explore the country's best art, theatres and architecture. See the highlights of the Golden Circle including the magnificent Gullfoss Waterfall, the furious geyser Stokkur and the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Thingvellir National Park which is home to the old parliament of Iceland. Marvel at the scenic fjord, Hvalfjörður, and the most powerful hot spring in Europe, Deildatunguhver. Visit the man made Langjökull ice cave and soak in the soothing warm waters of the Blue Lagoon.

4 nights from $3,335

Amalfi Dream

Explore Italy - Short Guided Tour

Travel to Amalfi, Naples and Pompeii via the breath-taking Amalfi Coast. Visit picturesque fishing villages in Positano, see the ruins at Pompeii and plunge into the Mediterranean Sea.

2 nights from $699

High Classic

Explore Italy - Short Guided Tour

Departing from Rome, this tour of Italy's classics are sure to please. Visit the stunning churches in Florence, Padua, Venice and Milan. Enjoy a bus tour of the picturesque Como Lake area and while in Milan a tour will show you the sights and allow time for shopping.

5 nights from $2,339

UNESCO Heritage Trails: Apulia & Matera Tour

Explore Italy - Guided Tour

Departing from Bari, discover the fascinating old town of Apulia before arriving into Alberobello, famous for its fairytale Trulli houses. Travel to Ostuni and explore the medieval whitewashed alleys and join a walking tour through Otranto.

5 nights from $3,049

Paris to Normandy with Avalon Waterways

Receive up to $1300 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Paris to Vernon, Les Andelys, Caudebec, Normandy, Rouen and Conflans, ending back in Paris.

7 night cruise from $4,290 per person, twin share*

Grand France with Avalon Waterways

Receive $4000 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Port-Saint-Louis to Paris visiting Arles, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon, Vienne, Lyon, Beaune, Dijon, Conflans, Auvers-sur-oise, Rouen, Normandy, Caudebec, Les Andelys & Vernon.

14 night cruise from $9,062 per person, twin share*

Active & Discovery on the Danube with Avalon

Receive $2600 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Linz to Engelhartszell, Mauthausen, Grein, Spitz, Krems, Vienna and Visegrad, ending in Budapest.

8 night river cruise from $4,354 per person, twin share*

Danube Serenade with Avalon

Receive $3300 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Passau to Bucharest visiting Linz, Wachau Valley, Krems, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Mohács, Osijek, Belgrade, Donji Milanovac, Iron Gates Gorge, Vidin, Rousse, Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanassi

13 night river cruise from $8,430 per person, twin share*

Romantic Rhine with Avalon Waterways

Receive $2600 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Amsterdam to Basel visiting Cologne, Koblenz, Rüdesheim, Mainz, Heidelberg, Strasbourg & Breisach.

7 night river cruise from $3,732 per person, twin share*

Tulips of Northern Holland with Avalon Waterways

Receive up to $1300 Air Credit per couple*

Cruise from Amsterdam to Enkhuizen, Sneek, Lemmer, Lelystad, Kampen, Arnhem, Rotterdam and Keukenhof Gardens, ending back in Amsterdam.

7 night cruise from $4,151 per person, twin share*