News from the Nest Blog

Traveller Story: Northern Spain Delights

Michele Zavaglia is the Marketing Manager at Albatross Tours.

Graeme and his wife Susan travelled on our Northern Spain & the Pyrenees tour in September 2018. They really enjoyed the spectacular scenery, visits to charming towns, the superb food and wine they experienced along the way and the ample free time they had to explore at their own pace.

Christmas in Germany: Everything You Need to Know

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

There is something truly special about experiencing Christmas in Germany. Savour festive feasts in ancient villages, horse-drawn carriage rides along snowy paths and explore extravagant castles… it’s like something out of a fairytale. Discover the food, traditions and what to do in Germany during the festive period.

The Passion Play - Oberammergau 2020

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Passion Play director Christian Stückl shares his thoughts on the tradition of the Passion Play and how he came to be involved with the play.

Sardinia: The Su Gologone Hotel Experience

Euan Landsborough is the Managing Director and Tour Designer at Albatross Tours

In the east of Sardinia are the wild hills of the Supramonte Mountains, where shepherds commonly live past 100 years, and until recently, banditry flourished! Ancient olive trees and vineyards cling to the slopes of the mountains, and the air is fragrant with myrtle and rosemary. This part of the island is rich in traditions and history and is home to Su Gologone, one of the most memorable hotels you will ever stay in.

Traveller Story: Fresh and Flavoursome Italy

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Pamela travelled on our Italy, the Deep South & Sicily tour in July 2018. She had a wonderful time discovering the regions of Southern Italy and Sicily and loved the unique hotel stays in Alberobello and Matera. Travelling on this tour made for a very special birthday celebration for Pamela this year!

Traveller Story: Snow Falling in Austria

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Stephen and Rachel travelled on our Austrian White Christmas tour in December 2014. They loved celebrating a Christmas in the Austrian village of Leogang with the locals.

Germany: Capturing the Festive Spirit

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Half-timbered villages set in storybook landscapes, the moody beauty of the Black Forest, and vibrant cities that mix the historic with the cutting edge – it’s not hard to see why this diverse country is a popular holiday destination for people across the globe.

Austrian Beauty: Photos to Inspire your next Holiday

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Austria is a mountainous delight full of spectacular Baroque-era cities – perfect for inclusion on any tours of Europe. The cities featured on our Austria tours are elegant and inspiring, with the Vienna coffeehouses and traditional bistro pubs as highly regarded as the impressive churches, cathedrals and abbeys.

Traveller Story: Magical Christmas Markets

Michele Zavaglia is the Marketing Manager at Albatross Tours.

Julia travelled on our German & Austrian Christmas Markets tour in December 2015. She enjoyed exploring the beautiful towns and cities of Germany & Austrian while soaking up the Christmas spirit.

Traveller Story: A Fun Family Christmas

Julia Austin is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Michele and her family travelled on our Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol tour in December 2013. They enjoyed a family holiday filled with visits to Christmas markets, touring magical castles, exploring some of Europe's greatest cities and making memories in the snow covered village of Neustift, Austria.

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