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How to Plan a European Holiday | Albatross Tours

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Planning a Europe trip? A little preparation can go a long way to ensuring a brilliant holiday. Read our guide to get ready for your time abroad.


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Andrea's adventures in Bavaria and the Tyrol | Albatross Tours

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After travelling to Germany as a teenager to visit a pen-friend, Andrea decided to come back to Germany and to relive her old memories and discover new ones.

Author: Albatross Traveller

Traveller Story Carole's Festive Adventures | Albatross Tours

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Carole decided to experience all that the festive season has to offer by travelling on not one but three Albatross Tours!

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Castles Christmas and Kranskies | Albatross Tours

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Spending Christmas in a European castle really is a magical experience. When that castle is a 2,000-year-old castle in the Dolomite foothills, all bets are off.

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Julie Andrews and that ‘Mad’ King


Germany and Austria are two countries that conjure up images of cobble-stone streets, fairytale villages and mountainous scenery.


A Fun Family Christmas | Albatross Tours

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Michele and her family travelled on our Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol tour in December 2013. They enjoyed a fun filled family holiday.

Author: Albatross Traveller

The Black Forest and Beyond | Albatross Tours

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From a scenic steam train ride to exploring a magnificent castle, this tour was everything I could have expected from a holiday through Germany, France and Austria.

Author: Albatross Traveller