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Further European Destinations for 2018

We continue our blog series looking at new holiday options for next year, showcasing a further selection of exciting tours from our new European brochure.

We hope you can join us as we explore new regions of Europe!


Combine the best of our Celtic Cousins on this fantastic touring holiday. You will traverse the length of Britain, from Wales to the Emerald Isle, finishing in the Scottish Lowlands, taking in the best tourist traps Ireland and Scotland have to offer along the way. Go on to discover the best of Ireland before embarking on a Scottish odyssey taking in the sights, history, beauty and highlights of the regions.

With a guided coach tour of Dublin, entrance to Guinness Storehouse with beer tasting, a trip to the Titanic Exhibition and a guided tour of Glenveagh National Park this is a holiday to remember.


The beautiful sun kissed Tuscan Riviera offers golden sandy beaches, pretty coastal resorts and secret coves, all set beneath the spectacular picture postcard scenery of the Apuan Alps. The Green rolling hills and lush groves of olives and vines are sprinkled with medieval towns where the pace of life hasn’t changed since the middle ages and the charming unspoilt scenery is some of the best in the world. As part of our Edwards Value Collection there is a drinks package included in this trip.

Trips include a guided boat tour to the Cinque Terre National Park, a visit to the enchanting hilltop town of San Gimignano, known around the world for its thirteen medieval towers, and a visit to the famous Tuscan towns of Lucca and Pisa.

Located in the canton of Vaud and the Vaudoises Alps, Leysin is a sunny alpine resort at the eastern end of Lake Geneva. Today its spectacular Alpine views across the Rhone Valley towards the Dents du Midi invite year-round visitors to its scenery, sports and recreation. As part of our Edwards Value Collection there is a drinks package included in this trip.

On this tour we will take you to the Lavaux Vineyards to enjoy a wine tasting morning, and then embark on a scenic paddle streamer cruise to the elegant town of Montreux. Another excursion takes us on the magnificent Chocolate Train where we travel on a first-class journey through the scenic countryside to the village of Gruyeres where we discover how Gruyere cheese is made. We then travel to Broc, home of the Cailler-Nestle chocolate factory. Loosen your waistband to enjoy this luxurious tour!


Combine the delights of Lake Garda with an enchanting Venetian cruise. Our Italian odyssey starts with a six day break in Malcesine in Lake Garda and continues on board our luxury cruise ship, the MS Michelangelo, which is moored along the quayside from St Mark’s Square and the Grand Canal in Venice.

Enjoy a leisurely guided tour of Lake Garda travelling by coach through many of the picturesque villages, an excursion to Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, and take a stroll around the Roman Forum in Piazza delle Erbe. Optional cruise excursions include a visit to Doge’s Palace and St. Marks Square, a visit to a gondola workshop to learn all the secrets of this art directly from the master artisans and a trip to a Venetian Carnival mask making workshop.


The Loire River watches over the Chateaux of the former French Kings and their splendid gardens. This exciting new tour includes five nights upon MS Loire Princesse, a Paddle-Riverboat constructed in 2014 with a capacity for 96 passengers in 48 cabins. The boat’s public and social areas are warm and welcoming, and with interesting excursions such as the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany, the seaside city of Saint-Nazaire, the town of Angers, capital of the Anjou region, and the castles of the Loire Valley this is a trip to make memories on.

To find out more please call 01443 202048 or book online at www.edwardscoaches.co.uk


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