Travelsphere Holidays (0800 19 14 18 or visit www.travelsphere.co.uk) has launched a new "Escorted holidays and cruises from Scotland" brochure featuring departures from Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports to Europe, America and Canada throughout 2005. Prices are excellent starting from just £269 for a 3-day Wimbledon break over the final weekend, rising to £1195 for a breathtaking 11-day tour of the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver.
Further bargains can be found on a selection of European cruises aboard Arcalia’s charming m/v Funchal from as little as £349, plus you can save up to 45% off published fares with Fred. Olsen’s Black Prince. Cruises set sail from Dundee, Greenock, Leith and Rosyth.
New ideas include a delightful 8-day break in Italy, staying on the stunning Bay of Naples in the popular resort of Sorrento on a half-board basis from just £589. A classic 8-day tour of Sicily from just £669 includes overnight stays in the Syracuse and Agrigento areas of the island, from where you can enjoy the harbour views of Porto Grande, make a visit to the Valley of the Temples – one of ancient Greece’s major archaeological sites, browse Enna - Sicily’s highest town, before heading north to the picturesque fishing port of Cefalù for two nights. The final three nights are spent by the coast in the beautiful Taormina area, where you can pay a visit to Mount Etna - Europe’s highest volcano.
Discover the archaeological treasures of Greece on a captivating 10-day tour from £799 featuring Athens, Olympia, Delphi and the historic island of Evia. Highlights include a visit to the Acropolis and Parthenon, the 5th century BC temple of Poseidon – the god of the seas, the site of the original Olympic Games and a full day cruise of the Saronic Gulf visiting the islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra.
See for yourself why everyone’s talking about southern Poland on a fascinating two-centre, 8-day tour of Krakow and Zakopane on a half-board basis from just £589. For history, culture and magnificent architecture, look no further than the 8-day tour of the Baltic Capitals from £799, featuring stays in Helsinki, Latvia and the Estonian capital Tallinn. Alternatively, for the same price, you can experience the wonderful contrast of cultures on a fascinating 8-day tour of Moscow & St Petersburg which also includes a romantic overnight train journey between the cities, half board accommodation and city sightseeing.
If you have ever wanted to visit Vegas, this is the year to do it. On May 15 2005, Las Vegas will celebrate its 100th birthday – and what a celebration that is going to be! Travelsphere has a 12-day tour of America’s West Coast which includes three nights’ in Vegas, plus stays in Los Angeles, Palm Springs and San Francisco from only £749 per person.
ENJOY A GREAT DEAL FROM SCOTLAND
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