Our Top 5 Guided Holidays

18 January 2024
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Want to travel like a local but not miss the big attractions? Guided tours give you in-depth historical and cultural experiences without missing a beat on the popular sights.

Planning a holiday needn’t be an overwhelming series of choices. Check out our handpicked guided holidays and head out on a hassle-free trip with all the frills and none of the fuss!

1. Contiki European Horizon

Catering to the young and the young-at-heart, this 9-day adventure kicks off in Amsterdam, follows the Rhine Valley to Venice, tilts skyward for a stay in the Swiss Alps, and ends in Paris. Travellers between the ages of 18 and 35 will visit six World Heritage Sites, feast on snails and champagne in Paris, stay in a chalet in the Swiss Alps, and cruise the canals of Venice. The European Horizon tour is proof that Europe can be done very, very well indeed.

2. Costsaver Jewels of Italy

Explore Italy on this 7-day coach tour, operated by Trafalgar, the industry leader in Guided Holidays. Take in iconic sights in Rome, such as the Sistine Chapel and Colosseum; marvel at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, shop for leather in Florence and float along the canals of Venice. Discover La Dolce Vita, the good life, with Costsaver!

3. Trafalgar European Traveller

Spend 7 nights discovering Europe with Trafalgar, a tour company that is famous for bringing destinations to life by offering local knowledge and expertise and revealing the world as only a real insider can. From Paris to Lucerne and Venice through Florence to Rome, this tour gives you a front-row seat and VIP pass to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions.

Listen to Pentravel consultant, Elmien Viljoen’s interview on Pretoria FM about her recommendations and experiences with Trafalgar Guided Holidays (this interview is in Afrikaans)

4. Insight Amazing Spain & Portugal

Discover the art of touring in style. Enjoy 9 days ambling through Spain and Portugal on an in-depth, luxury journey. From Madrid to Lisbon, every detail is handled on your behalf to ensure you experience the best of these two marvellous countries. That includes culture, cuisine, architecture and more!

5. Uniworld Castles along the Rhine

Get swept away in a world of luxury and elegance as you board the five-star S.S. Antoinette to explore culture, heritage and local experiences along Europe’s iconic Rhine River. This cruise will take you on an unforgettable 7-day journey from Basel to Amsterdam, in comfort and style.

Want to go guided? We’ve got you covered. Contact a Pentravel expert today about our fantastic new guided tours.

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