Explore history on a Belgium boating holiday

Visit historical towns on a Belgium boating holiday

Belgium is a fantastic place for a holiday, especially if you're planning to travel by boat. If you're looking for things to do in Europe during a getaway, Belgium really delivers; from sandy beaches and charming towns to war memorials and 300 varieties of beer, there's something for everyone. Exploring the settlements close to the waterways of the nation is a great pastime and one that will show you the unique charm of each town and village you visit.

Smple Breton cuisine on Brittany boat trips

Partake in tasty Breton cuisine with Brittany boat hire

France is renowned for its excellent cuisine, and if you want to sample some delicious meals consider booking boat hire in Brittany. The region in the north-west of France comprises a network of pretty canals that meander through beautiful countryside and past fairytale-style castles.

Tour wine cellars on Burgundy boat trips

Indulge in wine-tasting on burgundy canal boat breaks

If you're something of a wine connoisseur, there's nowhere better to head for a holiday than France. Burgundy in particular is a renowned wine-producing region and ideal for exploring on a European short break.

Enjoy a chic canal break in Bruges

Explore the beauty of medieval Bruges

If you're looking for a chic getaway on the water that could rival beautiful Venice, consider booking a canal break in Bruges. The historic city is a real treat for the eyes with its antique architecture and you can absorb plenty of culture as you make your way round the museums and sample authentic Belgian cuisine.

Explore Holland's quaint towns on a canal break

Call in at Giethoorn on a Holland canal boating break

If you're planning a European short break, why not consider exploring Holland by boat? The country boasts a network of waterways you can meander along for the perfect relaxing holiday where you can take in glorious countryside and quaint villages like Giethoorn.

Chocolate Week

Luxurious chocolate breaks

In aid of Chocolate Week, we thought we’d find you some of the best luxurious chocolate breaks, so you can indulge in the ‘food of the Gods’. From chocolate tours, to chocolate art and cookery workshops, to chocolate hotels and worlds – here’s a list of the best.

Enjoy a glamorous city break cruising Bath's canal

Enjoy a glamorous city break cruising Bath's canal

What could be more glamorous than booking self catering cottages in one of the UK's most famous and beautiful cities and spending your days cruising down its waterways?

Go wine-tasting on a spontaneous USA holiday

Enjoy a luxurious US break on the spur of the moment

Considering going to America for a luxurious break? There's no need to book far in advance thanks to the profusion of last-minute deals available - whether you want to travel with someone else or go on a singles holiday.

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Best honeymoon resorts: Benguerra Lodge, Mozambique

Best honeymoon resorts: Benguerra Lodge, Mozambique

Set in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Mozambique lays the sparkling island chain of the Bazaruto Archipelago, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Here on the largest island in the chain, surrounded by coconut palms, sits the Benguerra Lodge - a place of true barefoot luxury.

Quirky luxury hotels - Sleep in the belly of an elephant

Quirky luxury hotels - Sleep in the belly of an elephant

You’d usually expect to see elephants when you’re travelling through the Sri Lankan jungle, but to actually sleep inside one is a completely different story.

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