Explore Worldwide is offering 20% off European departures

Explore Worldwide is offering 20% off European departures

Explore Worldwide has launched a Europe-wide sale, offering 20 per cent off over 950 guaranteed departures across 120 tours throughout Europe starting Tuesday 21, March.

Travellers can choose from destinations as diverse as Italy, Spain, Greece, Romania, Albania and the UK, with savings across all trips departing in 2023 when they book by 31 March by quoting ‘Europe’.

Driven by an increase in demand for European holidays, and particularly for walking and cycling holidays, the Big Europe Sale includes dozens of trips, whether you fancy taking on Amalfi’s Walk of the Gods, cycling through Murcia’s orchards and villages, or kayaking and snorkelling with the family in Turkey.

Explore’s regional director for Australia & New Zealand, Ben Ittensohn, said: “After the long anticipated opening of our Australia division, we’re delighted to be launching our Big Europe Sale specifically for these markets. Explore is a specialist when it comes to walking and cycling holidays.

“Active holidays have been really trending since the Pandemic, particularly in Europe and all of our trips are run by expert local guides and have sustainability at their centre. So, there’s no better time for travellers to book their next European adventure.”

Walking Levada do Castelejo Madeira (Credit: Francisco Correia)

The Trips

Here are just a few Explore favourites to choose from. See the full range of trips, as well as sale terms and conditions, at Explore Worldwide’s website.

Amalfi Coast Walking – Agriturismo 7 nights from $2104 per person

A walking holiday along Amalfi Coast trails, from clifftop hikes to woodland walks. There’s time to discover Amalfi, Positano and the island of Capri. Stay on a peaceful farm overlooking the Mediterranean and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals.

Cycle the Dalmatian Coast – 7 nights from $1992 per person

Explore the Dalmatian coast by bike from Split to Dubrovnik. Visit medieval towns, fishing villages whilst island hopping along Croatia’s unspoilt coastline. Cycle through Hvar Island, Croatia’s most scenic gem, and explore the vineyards and villages of Korcula Island.

Walking Albania – 7 nights from $1776 per person

Explore northern Albania, trekking in the little visited Albanian Alps, through the spectacular scenic Valbona and Theth national parks. Encounter a traditional way of life in remote villages, learning about the country’s folklore.

Walking the Camino de Santiago – 11 nights from $2696 per person

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims, walking the Camino Frances (French Way) from Leon to Santiago de Compostela. Take in the views from famous landmarks such as the Iron Cross situated at the highest point of the Camino, or amble through historic towns and sleepy villages including O Cebreiro before finally claiming a pilgrim’s certificate.

Cycle Puglia – 7 nights from $2608 per person

Discover the ‘heel’ of Italy on cycle rides through the sun-drenched region of Puglia. Along the way you will sample Pugliese cuisine at its best including cheeses from a local ‘caseificio’ and fresh traditional bread from a family-run bakery. Visit the whitewashed towns and fairytale ‘trulli’ of Alberobello and Monopoli and discover the ancient city of Matera with its ‘sassi’ cave dwellings.

Walk the Lake District – 6 nights from $2272 per person

This walking tour explores the scenic mountain trails of the rugged Northern Lake District. From a comfortable 3-star hotel base located in the Borrowdale Valley, travellers will have easy access to pristine walking trails in Wainwright country including Scafell Pike, Haystacks and Cat Bells.

Hiking Turkey’s Lycian Way – 7 nights from $1080 per person

This trip follows Turkey’s Lycian Way, walking along coastal trails between little-visited ancient ruins such as Patara and time-forgotten villages like Kayakoy. Enjoy traditional hospitality and home cooked meals along the way as you stay in rural village guesthouses. Take a boat trip to discover sunken ruins and swim in picture postcard bays.

Walks and Wine Tasting in Spain and Portugal – 11 nights from $3024 per person

Ideal for those who enjoy wine, culture and countryside walks. Starting in the Spanish capital of Madrid where travellers take a whistle stop walking tour of the city’s main attractions including the Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid’s gourmet market, finishing off in Porto, Portugal’s second largest city and a recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its codfish and port dessert wine.

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