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A holiday is not a holiday without sampling the local food and drink. Whether you want to learn how it’s prepared and cooked or just want to sit back and enjoy eating home-grown specialities and drinking regional wines, we have the perfect break for you.



• Wine tasting – Discover and sample many regional wines as we explore some of the beautiful Italian vineyards of Tuscany, Piedmont and Veneto. The Olive Groves of Andalucían Spain are also sure to tempt our taste buds with their own delightful flavours.

• Cookery Classes and demonstrations – You can learn how the locals make it in Tuscany, Turin, Catalonia or Croatia and even go on a truffle hunt in Umbria.


• Made in the UK – Make your own Cornish pasties and learn the secrets to a real cream-tea in Cornwal.

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Italian Gourmet Getaway • 25th Dec • 4nts
Our Italian gastronomic holiday introduces the charming region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. From its grapevine filled vineyards to its world famous San Daniele Ham, this tiny region is sure not to remain undiscovered!

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Flavours of Spain • 3rd Mar & 28th Oct • 5nts
Learn the secrets of making some of Spain's dishes using fresh local ingredients. Discover Trevelez, the highest village in Spain and sample their traditional ham with a visit to a local vineyard for tapas and wine.

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Turin - Italy's Chocolate Capital - NEW • 23rd Nov & 22nd Mar • 3nts
Hone to Martini, Lavazza and Fiat, this elegant first capital of Italy is also where hot chocolate, chocolate houses and even chocolate spread were created. This city proposes just a 'taster' of the history of this delight...

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Poldark's Cornwall - NEW • 11th Apr • 3nts
Ever wondered where these breaktaking scenes of the award winning Poldark series are filmed. Our UK break reveals just a taster of the incredible filming locations, introduces some spectacular countryside and even serves up a famous Cornish treat!

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Trails & Truffles - NEW • 1st May & 3rd Jun • 7nts
A walking holiday with a foodie twist, as we explore Umbria, renowned for its medieval hill top towns, dense forests and famous cuisine (in particular its prized truffles and wine). We include a range of foodie themed activities plus 4 included walks.

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Ancient Chinese Wonders • 24th May • 13nts
Visit some of the famous sights of China and experience the ancient traditions of herbal medicine, Taiqi and calligraphy whilst exploring 4 famous cities of China: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and the sky scraper filled majesty of Hong Kong!

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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast • 6th May & 8th Oct • 7nts
We stay in Vodice which is one Dalmatian Coast of Crotia. Our hotel in Vodice is perfectly located minutes from the beach where we can relax. Included excursions will take us to see the stunning Kirka National Park as well as the beautiful cities of Split and Trogir.

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Montenegro & Beyond • 28th Apr & 29th Sep • 7nts
Blessed with breath taking scenery, mild Mediterranean climate and sights from centuries ago, Montenegro is a county you'll not want to miss. Combine it with the classic Dalmatian Coast in Croatia and enjoy a fabulous holiday to the Balkans!

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Kent & Sussex Charms • 6th Jul • 3nts
You don't have to go abroad to enjoy fine wine, history and picturesque countryside; all of these can be found in our very own backyard! Take a tour of the best part of Kent and Sussex and sample the delights of two popular counties over a summer weekend.

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Essence of Spain • 18th May • 8nts
The region of Castilla y’León comes complete with wide open plains, impressive mountain peaks and towns and villages oozing with history, cultural traditions and a touch of the impressive. Discover the well-known cities of Segovia, Salamanca, Madrid, Valladolid and beautiful Avila.

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Journey through Japan • 1st Jun • 13nts
With the bright lights of Tokyo, an ancient trading route, magnificent shrines and tea with a Geisha it could only be the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. On this spectacular tour, centuries old traditions meld together with the ultra modern to make a country and culture that is truly unique.

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Italian Lakes • 1st Jun & 13th Sep • 7nts
Spend a Summer week by hopping along the lakes of Northern Italy. From scenery to stunning villas with boat trips and a sprinkling of beautiful islands, our new twin-centre Italian Lakes holiday showcases some of the best of this region that’s good enough even for George Clooney!

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Our Tour Leaders are your companions from the very start of your holiday; to help, guide and assist you throughout. Meet a few of our many wonderful Tour Leaders here!

The Solos Tour Leader is not just a ‘rep’ but more of a companion who travels with the group. They’ll be with you from the start of your event or holiday, right through to the end as you say goodbye to your new-found friends. Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable Tour Leaders understand exactly what you want to get out of your trip, in fact, many actually started off as Solos customers themselves. We are extremely proud of our Tour Leaders and Tour Guides - many have been with Solos for years and we believe they’re the best in the business.

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From the exotic to the exquisite, a world of unique escapes is closer than you think with our Discovery Tours.

With prices from just £769, from stunning historical cities and volcanic ranges in Europe, to exciting safari adventures spotting the ‘Big Five’ in South Africa, we have the perfect Discovery Tour for you!

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Festive Breaks

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With even with more holidays to choose from over the Christmas and New Year break than ever before, it's still worth booking early just to guarantee your place as travel at this time of the year is so popular. As well as our traditional UK dinners, dances and festive balls, we've also a huge choice of alternative holidays both near and far.

The ladies have already started to make their arrangements - so come on fellas' don't delay! Book today!

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"Meeting other Solos guests and having the hotel solely for Solos was magic"

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