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Short breaks

  • Marrakech ... and the Atlantic Short Break

    Twin centre break - Marrakech and Essaouira

    4/5 Days

    Our Marrakech and the Atlantic package allows you to visit both Marrakech - one of Morocco's most vibrant cities, and Essaouira - Morocco's finest working fishing harbour, charming and extremely laid ...

  • Marrakech - Activity Short Break

    Hike & Quad Bike in Morocco

    4 Days

    The Marrakech Activity package is ideal for those who wish to get the most out of a short stay in Marrakech; explore some of Morocco's beautiful mountain scenery and experience the thrill of quad biking ...

  • Marrakech - Desert Adventure Short Break

    Souks & Sahara

    4/5 Days

    Our Souks and Sahara package is perfect for those who wish to combine the thrill of visiting the Sahara with the excitement of Marrakech.


Short breaks

  • A winter break in Zagreb

    5 nights/6 days

    For many years locals knew that Zagreb was one of the best places to celebrate Advent. Now the secret is well and truly out as Zagreb has been voted the best Christmas market in Europe for the third year ...


Short breaks

  • Mini Classical Short Break

    Short Breaks in Greece based in Athens

    4 Days

    Spend a weekend soaking up the atmosphere and antiquities in Athens - or go further afield to see Mycenae, Epidavros or Delphi.


Short breaks

  • Christmas in Luosto

    Exclusive resort in central Lapland

    4 nights/5 Days

    Create a lifetime of precious memories on this high quality Christmas short break to Luosto. RESORT:Luosto.

  • Dashing Through the Snow

    3 or 4 nights

    Enjoy a short break in this remote village in the far north of Finland. RESORT: Kilpisjarvi

  • Lapland Rhapsody

    3 nights/4 days

    A magical Santa holiday in a picture-postcard setting. Only from Manchester! RESORT: Pyhan Asteli

  • Magical Interlude

    3 nights/4 days

    Be transported to a land of mystery and magic in search of Santa. RESORT: Luosto

  • Majestic Lapland

    3 nights/4 days

    Be transported to a land full of mystery and magic in search of Santa. RESORT: Pyha

  • New Year Arctic Adventure

    6 nights/7 days

    Celebrate the New Year in style up in the Arctic Circle, while enjoying a holiday full of challenging snow-based activities. Also suitable for children over 5 years old. RESORT: Luosto  

  • Santa Magic - 3 nights

    3 nights/4 days

    An fun-packed short break above the Arctic Circle PLUS a day at leisure!  RESORT: Saariselka.

  • Santa's Aurora - 2 nights

    2 nights/3 days

    An action-packed break to Lapland to see Santa! 

  • Santa's Aurora - 3 nights

    3 nights/4 days

    A fun-filled few days in a beautiful hotel with a good choice of activities AND a day at leisure! 

  • Santa's Magic - 2 nights

    2 nights/3 days

    An action-packed short break in Saariselka village.  RESORT: Saariselka.

  • Snow is Falling

    2, 3, or 4 nights

    A short break to the far reaches of Finnish Lapland; winter activities as well as a private family meeting with Santa. RESORT: Karesuando

  • Wake Up Santa - 4 Days

    4 Days

    A fabulously authentic and more personalised trip to Finnish Lapland with an exciting array of activities and a private Santa visit! RESORT =>>> Muonio

  • Wake Up Santa - 5 Days

    5 Days

    This highly-recommended short break is a much more personalised trip to one of the most beautiful areas in Finnish Lapland. It is far removed from many commercialised trips on offer.  RESORT =>>> ...

  • Wonderful Christmas Time

    3 or 4 nights

    Spend Christmas or New Year in Lapland on this 3 or 4 night holiday. RESORT: Karesuando


Short breaks

  • A winter break in Ljubljana

    Wine, gastronomy & Christmas Markets

    4 nights / 5 days

    Ljubljana is a delighful city, one of the best times to go is during Advent. The city is vibrant & full of festive cheer due to the 4 Christmas markets in its historic centre.


Short breaks

  • Northern Lights short break

    City break (November - March)

    5 days / 4 nights

    This slightly longer winter city break gives you the opportunity to go hunting for the Northern Lights as well as visiting the Golden Circle.

  • Northern Lights Splendour

    City break (November - March)

    4 days / 3 nights

    This winter city break gives you the opportunity to go hunting for the Northern Lights!

  • Unique Reykjavik and Natural Wonders

    City break (April - October)

    4 days / 3 nights

    Based in Reykjavik this short break gives you the chance to explore the city and to explore the surrounding area on day trips.

  • Unique Reykjavik and Natural Wonders (with an extra day!)

    City break (April - October)

    5 days / 4 nights

    This short break follows the same format as the 4 day break but you have an extra day to relax or partake in your choice of optional excursions.

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