With its long, warm summer days, tradition dictates that August is the holiday month for the UK. We've got the knowledge and the inspiration, all you have to do is decide which destination suits you. What are you waiting for?
Croatia is a must-visit. Over a thousand tiny islands are strewn along its long coastline, surrounded by azure blue seas. Here you will find immaculately preserved Venetian-era settlements nestled around picturesque harbours, some presided over by hilltop fortresses. Overlooking the Adriatic, Dubrovnik and Split captivate with old squares and narrow streets. Split’s historic centre lies within the walls of Diocletian’s Palace and Dubrovnik, full of Mediterranean colours and scents, buzzes with vitality. Head inland for medieval towns, endless fields of lavender and national parks covered in primeval forest, dotted with lakes and waterfalls.
Regent’s Highlights of Moscow & St Petersburg Group Tour is the essential introduction to Russia’s two greatest cities and is perfect for first time visitors. Begin in Moscow and marvel at the sights of the iconic Red Square and the Kremlin before boarding a high speed train to St Petersburg where you will discover the world-renowned Hermitage Museum, serene canals and Parisian sophistication. This popular 8-day tour allows independent free time for independent exploration to discover the many museums and galleries, or relax over fresh blini and tea at an outdoor café.
Boasting soaring views of rugged, snow-capped mountain ranges decorated with fluttering prayer flags and dotted with ancient monasteries that cling to the rock face, Bhutan sits at the eastern end of the Himalayas, sandwiched between India and the Tibetan Plateau. From the iconic fold mountains that dominate the horizon to the forested hills and fast flowing rivers of the valleys, the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is home to a variety of ecosystems and remains as beautifully biodiverse, as it is spiritual.