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Taking a look at Coach Tours & Trips

Taking a look at Coach Tours & Trips does what it says on the tin. We have taken a selection of some of the trips available from our Partners who offer such holidays. Those included are both UK destinations and European Breaks. These mini breaks and holidays are ideal for people who either are not fond of beach holidays or at least would prefer a change. Such tours and trips provide the opportunity to see more of the places you are visiting and indeed your journey to and from your destination becomes part of the holiday.

Tuscany Coast & Pisa Inclusive - 9 Day visit staying at the Hotel San Siro, Marina di Pietrasanta. Enjoy inclusive excursion programme taking in the beauty of the coast with visits to Siena, Florence – Italy’s city of art, Lucca and world famous Pisa. Continental Breakfast and Diner included along with a generous free drinks package. Dates from April onward.- National Holidays.

Austrian Alps & Salzburg Inclusive - 9 Day break staying at either the Hotel Tauernblick or Alpina in Bad Hofgastein in the heart of the Austrian Alps. The holiday includes visits to the beautiful city of Salzburg with its stunning skyline, plus a wonderful journey to Bad Ischl, Zell am See and the charming town of Kitzbuhel. Hotel includes a great inclusive package. Dates available from June through to September. - National Holidays

French Alps

Imperial Cities – Visit the Central and Eastern European cities of Prague, Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava. Breakfast and Diner included. 8 or 11 Night mini break options are available. A variety of optional excursions to choose from are offered. – Leger Ho

D-Day Landings - See some of the most iconic D-Day locations and visit all the D-Day landing beaches along the Normandy coastline as well as seeing the site of the Pegasus Bridge glider landing, and where the ‘Band of Brothers’ fought near St. Mère Eglise. This trip is both poignant and celebratory; you do not need to be a War buff, just an appreciation of the significance of the event that took place here. 3 or 4 Night trips available between March and July. – Leger Holidays

The “Rhine in Flames” Festival Tour – During the summer the Rhine lights up as Europe’s biggest parade of illuminated ships sail along its waters complimented by hilltop firework displays. The river valley is truly a sight to behold. Based in either Koblenz or Oberwesel, with the opportunity to visit the town of Cochem. 4 Day trips available in August and September. – Leger Holidays

Killarney, Cork & the Ring of Kerry - Explore Ireland’s most famous coast and see the spectacular sights of the Beara Peninsula and the renowned Ring of Kerry. The tour is a mixture of stunning countryside visiting quaint towns and villages such as Castletownbere and Glengarriff and in contrast beautiful cities including Dublin, Cork and Blarney. Trips available Spring through to Autumn. – Leger Holidays

Porec & the Istrian Riviera - 9 Day short break holiday staying at the 4-star Valamar Crystal, ideally placed to tour of some of Croatia’s most celebrated sights, from amazing architecture to stunning coastlines. A very active holiday taking in many sights with visits to Porec with its stunning Roman architecture and Ljubljana the historic capital of Slovenia. Optional excursions to Rovinj, Vrsar, Pula and Slovenian resort of Piran are available. Trips available April, May and September. – Leger Holidays

Cyprus Uncovered – 8 Day mini break Exploring beyond the sun-drenched beaches to appreciate the natural beauty, historical treasures and innate hospitality of this magical island. A three centre holiday in Larnaca. Platres and Paphos. Highlights of this trip include the pine-scented Troodos Mountains, the wine-growing regions and the delightful capital Nicosia. Trips available January, March, April, June, October and November (2020). – Mercury Holidays.

Coast and Country Stratford-upon-Avon (Inclusive) – 5 Day midweek break staying at Charlecote Pheasant Hotel based on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon. Trip highlights include a visit to nearby Stratford-upon-Avon town centre, a trip to medieval Warwick and a look around Leamington Spa. Trips available December and March. – Shearings Holidays

Tour de France Finale – Fantastic 4 Day holiday to the French capital with the opportunity to be present at one of the world’s greatest sporting events. Staying at Ibis Paris Porte d'Italie located on the peripherique to the south of the city and a great base to explore Paris. Admire the ‘City of Light’ and take in its best sights with a guided city tour. Watch the finale of the amazing Tour de France in person. Trip available in July. – Shearings Holidays

Brighton Festive Celebration – 5 Day Short Break based at The Royal Albion Hotel in Brighton with four nights dinner, bed and breakfast. Along with a “2 for 1” bar for three hours each evening. The trip also includes excursions to Eastbourne, Worthing & Lewes. An ideal pre-Christmas mini break to get you in the mood for the Festive season. Trips available in December. – National Holidays

Scarborough Festive Special – 4 Nights at the Leisureplex Cumberland Hotel with Breakfast and Evening Meals included. Free excursions to York and Whitby included. Plenty of time is made available to explore Scarborough’s coastline, Theatres, the medieval Castle ruins and of course shops plus much more. Trip available in December. An Ideal winter midweek break. – Alpha Travel

Llandudno Festive Special – 4 Nights at the Leisureplex Hydro Hotel with Breakfast and Evening Meals included. Llandudno is a traditional British seaside resort with plenty to see and do, both day and night. Enjoy a Tram ride or Cable Car to the top of the Great Orme. Free optional excursions to Chester and Betws-y-Coed are included in this trip. Trips available in December. - Alpha Travel

Tour Portugal

European Magic - A taste of Europe’s highlights; 9 countries, 8 days featuring many of the top destinations. Visiting London, Amsterdam, Rhine Valley, Munich, Venice, Lucerne, Paris, Dover, Calais, Belgium and more. A truly whirlwind tour and most certainly not a relaxing wander around Europe. This is for people who want a bitesize experience from each destination. Trips available until March. – Contiki.

Austria Ski Plus – Coach trip from London to Hopfgarten which is located in the heart of the Austrian Alps for an eight day stay. The Resort caters for all levels of Skiers and Snowboarders. Holiday highlights include access to Contiki's exclusive Bar Schoneck & themed party nights, the opportunity to try Tandem Paragliding plus more. A day trip excursion to Salzburg - home of the "The Sound of Music" is also on offer. Trips available in December. – Contiki

Spanish Spree –Visiting Madrid, Bilbao, Pamplona, Barcelona, Ibiza, Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Segovia, San Sebastian, Zaragoza, Denia, Gibraltar and Toledo. A great way to see what Spain has to offer. This trip explores everywhere from the must-see cities like Madrid, Barcelona & Granada to the smaller cobbled-street towns of Segovia, Zaragoza, San Sebastian & Pamplona. Highlights of the trip include Gaudi's Sagrada Familia & the 1992 Olympic Games complex, exploring Barcelona's Gothic beauty on a walking tour including Las Ramblas and enjoying the passion of a flamenco show then finishing off the evening with some tapas. Trips available in May. – Contiki

Grand Designs of Portugal – A 9 day tour visiting a land of beautiful ancient towns, varied culture, wild landscapes and elegant pousadas (hotels), this holiday tour explores both Portugal’s natural beauty and historic culture. Excursions include city tours of Arraiolos and Porto, a full-day trip to Estremoz, Borba & Vila Viçosa and a trip to Viana do Castelo, including Ponte de Lima and Valença do Minho. Trips available Spring, early Summer and early Autumn. – Titan Travel

Bruges - A 5 Day Short Break Holiday to Bruges aka the Venice of the North. Enjoy winding cobbled streets, pretty gabled houses, tree-lined canals and humpback bridges. An excursion to the beautiful town of Gent which is famous for the quayside called Graslei in the canal-side part of the city boasting magnificent architecture housing a host of canal-side cafes and restaurants. In addition a visit to Ostend is available; Belgium’s most famous seaside resort and home to a long beach and promenade perfect to enjoy the sea views. Trips available April to September. - Shearings Holidays

Lake Garda and Venice All Inclusive - A 9 Day break based in charming Arco at the Hotel Villa Delle Rose located just north of Lake Garda. Enjoy three included excursions during your time there, exploring the towns and villages both north and south of Lake Garda. The highlight of the visit being an excursion to the famous city of Venice, which obviously needs no introduction. Trips available March through to October. - Shearings Holidays

Fort William & The Highlands - A 4 Day mini break based at the Caledonian in Fort William located at the foot of Ben Nevis and overlooking tranquil Loch Linnhe. A relaxing break taking in the spectacular Highland scenery and an ideally situated for taking day trips to stunning locations such as the Isle of Skye, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. An excursion to Mallaig is included. Trips available in Spring and Autumn. - Shearings Holidays

Sicily - Jewel of the Mediterranean – A 10 day trip to the fascinating and historically rich island of Sicily. Explore the island’s treasures, including Agrigento’s Greek temples and postcard-pretty Taormina, and we’ll sip wine produced on the slopes of Mount Etna. This full on holiday includes Guided tours of Syracuse, Segesta, Selinunte, Valley of the Temples, the Roman villa at Piazza Armerina, and Taormina (including Greek theatre and Alcantara Gorge) Visits to Aci Castello, Catania, Cefalù, Monreale, Palermo and Mount Etna plus Wine tasting at Cantina Murgo. Trips available during April, May June and

September. – Titan Travel

Normandy Beaches

Prague, Budapest & Vienna – 8 Day holiday staying at a 4 Star Bed & Breakfast. Plenty of highlights on this tour; An included walking tour of Prague, see the Ringstrasse buildings and the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. See Budapest's traditional thermal baths and majestic Parliament building and Journey through beautiful, forested Bohemia to name but just a few. Trips available in April. – Newmarket Holid

Donegal & the Giant's Causeway (Iconic Irish Landscapes) – 6 day short break based at the Station House Hotel in Letterkenny, located on the banks of the tranquil River Swilly. Here you’ll enjoy Five nights' dinner, bed and Irish breakfast. Highlights of the trip include a visit to the Giant's Causeway and Dunluce Castle, excursions to Donegal, the Inishowen Peninsula and Glenveagh National Park along with entry to the fascinating Doagh Isle Famine Village. Trips available between April and October, - Newmarket Holidays.

The Harz Mountains & Fairy Tale Germany – 7 Day holiday based in a 4 Star Hotel; based on demand your stay shall be at 1 of 3 hotels within the town of Hannover. Enjoy the panoramic scenery of the Harz Mountains, as you travel into the heart of a fairy tale country stopping at the Möhne Dam en route. Also included are visits to medieval cities and picturesque towns of Goslar, Wernigerode, Hannover and Celle, plus the chance to visit Göttingen and Hamelin. Trips available May, July and August. – Leger Holidays.

Beautiful Bavaria All Inclusive – 8 Day Short Break to Germany staying at the Hotel Jagerhaus located in Langenau. Trip Highlights include Neuschwanstein Castle, Visit picturesque Rothenburg and historic Nuremburg and enjoying the Bavarian alpine scenery. Breakfast and Dinner included along with free selected beer, wine, soft drinks between 7pm and 11pm. Trips available from March through to October. – Shearings Holidays.

Rudesheim and Bingen Wine Festival – A great 8 Day Event Break based in Rudesheim at the Hotel Rudesheimer Hof. Here you’ll get to enjoy the atmosphere and local wines at the Bingen Wine Festival. Other trip highlights include taking in the scenery around the romantic Rhine Gorge and Moselle Valley, relaxing on a cruise along the Moselle and explore popular Rudesheim from your centrally situated hotel. Trips available in August

Annecy & The French Alps – 8 Days staying at the Hotel Mercure Annecy (Resort - Annecy Sud Seynod). Annecy is a busy city, its old town which is dominated by the castle, is very photogenic with narrow winding cobbled streets lined with charming arcades. Alongside the sleepy river there are lovely sunny quays. The trip incorporates some lovely excursions to enjoy. Trips available in June, August & September. – Alpha Travel

As always we hope we have sparked an interest enough for you to explore further. Go to our Partner Page to find links to the above operators which in turn will provide details of the selected Short Breaks and Holidays along with many other similar getaways. Go to our Homepage for the latest deals and offers on all types of cheap holidays. Whether it’s Weekend Getaways or Midweek Breaks you’re looking for, we are sure you’ll find something that suits.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain

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