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A variety of cultural sights and events, many options for outdoor activities in an enchanted natural setting. Fresh and local isn’t a choice. It’s a way of life. From award-winning restaurants to feasts made from the finest local ingredients. Lugano invites you to stop to photograph historic buildings and lush parks, to chat with the locals and to taste the culinary delights. Enjoy the local experiences and come back for more unforgettable memories.
A Paradise for Nature Lovers
Ancient legends, inspiring natural beauty and vibrant cities—see the highlights of this beautiful country with a complete journey through Ireland. Step aboard Belmond Grand Hibernian, the first luxury rail experience of its kind in Ireland, to enter a shimmering world of indulgence—contemporary carriages inspired by Dublin’s architecture, fine cuisine enhanced with local delicacies and an ever-changing backdrop of Ireland’s celebrated landscapes.
6-Nights Belmond Grand Hibernian: Grand Tour of Ireland from $7,929
One of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean, according to the UK's Sunday Times newspaper, this luxury five-star hotel is situated just a few steps from the UNESCO protected Old Town, overlooking the Adriatic.
The 158 luxurious rooms and suites enjoy stunning vistas of the island of Lokrum and Dubrovnik Old Town. Spectacular views spread from each of the hotel's four restaurants, panoramic indoor pool and spa area, as well as the Excelsior's private beach.
The hotel has a long history since it opened in July 1913. As the Excelsior's reputation spread, many celebrities visited the hotel, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, Margaret Thatcher, King Olaf, Vaclav Havel, Edward Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Onassis, Francesca von Habsburg with her family, Ivana Trump, Sir Roger Moore, Martin Sheen have all graced its doors.
This beloved Dubrovnik landmark now begins a new chapter in its storied history, unveiling the final stage of interior refurbishment. With its prestigious location, just steps from the UNESCO Old City of Dubrovnik, Hotel Excelsior will be ready to show its revamped grandeur in the spring of 2017, as one of the most lavish hotels on the Adriatic.
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What are the ingredients necessary for the ultimate family travel experience? Anything—and everything—that takes your family vacation from “great” to “once-in-a-lifetime.” Ultimate Experiences are one-of-a-kind. They pamper you. They give you special, behind-the-scenes insider access and VIP treatment. They transport you to another place, while providing a new perspective on life. They immerse your family in the stories, legends and adventures of a place. And, most of all, they bring you closer to the destination, and one another, with unique and memorable moments.
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Untouched landscapes, fine food and wine, and an intriguing culture define Tasmania, Australia’s only island state. The island’s compact size offers endless self-drive adventures uncovering wilderness areas, heritage, exceptional food, and an intriguing island culture. Here you will find luxurious accommodations that blend into the island’s natural surroundings.
Join worldwide nature lovers exploring the shores of this once overlooked state to discover a world entirely of its own.
Our Exclusive Offer: Complimentary Hobart Historic Walk for two*
10 nights from $1,185 per person
Blend engaging experiences with unique and luxurious accommodations nestled away in off-the-beaten-path destinations.
Our Exclusive Offer: $150 Saffire Freycinet Spa Credit per couple*
17 nights from $11,030 per person
*Valid for new reservations made by June 30, 2017 for travel through March 31, 2018. Promotions apply to new bookings only and are subject to tour availability. $150 Saffire Freycinet Spa Credit promotion is for a maximum of two guests per room. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
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CroisiEurope has officially kicked off its newest river cruise tours: combination land-and-cruise voyages that explore Africa’s Chobe and Zambezi rivers. The journeys include a four-day voyage aboard the African Dream, a brand-new luxury river cruise vessel that carries only 16 guests in its eight suites.
Whether you seek a weekend escape or a week long getaway, a peaceful oasis awaits right here in the U.S. Here are two of our favorite retreats from our extensive Hotel and Resort Collection.
Salamander Resort & Spa
Salamander Resort & Spa is close enough to Washington, D.C., that it’s a favorite among politicians and dignitaries, yet Northern Virginia’s rolling meadows feel like they’re in another world altogether. Set snugly amidst the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the estate’s 340 acres encompass myriad ways to apply your $100 resort credit: enlist one of the equestrian center’s prized steeds to show you the countryside on horseback or reap the benefits of Virginia’s wine country with a crushed cabernet spa treatment. Add a new recipe to your arsenal under the tutelage of a visiting D.C. chef in the hands-on Cooking Studio. Your culinary immersion extends into the evening at Harrimans with dinner fresh from the garden and a nightcap by the fire pit as the clear night sky lights up with twinkling stars.
Cliff House Maine
To find quintessential New England, you need only look an hour from the bustle of Boston. Cliff House Maine is perched on the state’s southern coast, lending each of its 132 rooms and suites an ocean view while you breathe salty sea air from your private terrace. Spend your days nibbling on the blueberries that grow wild on Cliff House’s 70 acres, admiring Nubble Lighthouse on its island home capping off Cape Neddick or sampling wild local mussels and Maine peekytoe crab cakes with a $100 credit at The Tiller Restaurant. At Nubb’s Lobster Shack, fill up on more fresh seafood in every Mainer’s favorite form: a hearty lobster roll paired with craft beer. If you’re feeling inspired by the local flavor, sail the Atlantic on a traditional lobster boat to try catching a crustacean yourself.
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Small Enchanting Ports. Yacht Style Cruising. See More of Northern Europe with Windstar Cruises.
Windstar’s unique itineraries and small-group shore excursions give you a more authentic Northern Europe experience, one that connects you in meaningful ways with the people and cultures you encounter. From active to academic, scenic to epicurean, our shore excursions offer you something new, something you’ve never done before.
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Zurich is the place to be for epicureans and on-trend foodies. The city has an enormous number of restaurants, running the gamut from prize-winning gourmet temples to pop-up eateries in disused factories and historic, traditional places with typical Zurich dishes. Zurich’s food scene features examples from every cuisine in the world, but of course the local specialties are particularly popular and taste better in Zurich than anywhere else.
A diverse range of culinary festivals have become increasingly popular in recent years. FOOD ZURICH, September 7-17, 2017 offers a joint platform for all these events and puts the city on the culinary map – and on the travel itineraries of foodies and gourmets.
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