Best places to visit in May holidays

Discover the best places to visit in May. Cruise season is warming up, so you could hop in a small ship and sail along the Adriatic Coast, around the islands of the Aegean, or swoop down the Egyptian Nile. It's surprises abounds in Scotland, where rail trips explore the West Highlands, while weather along the Silk Road makes for great road-tripping potential.

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Luxury gulet cruise in the Aegean 2023

Luxury gulet cruise in the Aegean 2023

5 star services while cruising the Greek Islands in luxury
From £1,250 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 27 May, 2 Sep
Split to Dubrovnik Luxury cruise, Croatia

Split to Dubrovnik Luxury cruise, Croatia

Cruise Split to Dubrovnik in luxury via Croatia's islands
From £1,049 to £1,899 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 21 Aug, 24 Aug, 28 Aug, 31 Aug, 4 Sep, 7 Sep, 11 Sep, 14 Sep, 18 Sep, 21 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep
Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

Cruise Croatia's beautiful islands on a small cruise ship
From £669 to £979 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
2023: 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct
Scotland by railway holiday

Scotland by railway holiday

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £1,255 to £1,325 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to the end of October.
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Altiplano de Granada activity holiday, Spain

Altiplano de Granada activity holiday, Spain

Multi-activity Family holiday in the Spanish Lake District
From €396 to €607 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Activity holiday in Montenegro

Activity holiday in Montenegro

An active villa holiday at stunning Lake Skadar, Montenegro
From £695 to £795 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 4 Sep, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct
2023: 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep
Sailing in Croatia

Sailing in Croatia

A multi-activity adventure sailing cruise in Croatia
From €580 to €790 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 1 Sep, 3 Sep, 6 Sep, 7 Sep, 8 Sep, 11 Sep, 12 Sep, 13 Sep, 14 Sep, 15 Sep, 18 Sep, 20 Sep, 21 Sep, 22 Sep, 24 Sep, 25 Sep, 26 Sep, 27 Sep, 28 Sep, 29 Sep, 1 Oct, 2 Oct, 4 Oct, 5 Oct, 6 Oct, 8 Oct, 9 Oct, 10 Oct, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 13 Oct, 15 Oct
Whale watching in the Azores

Whale watching in the Azores

Classic whale watching trip in the Azores archipelago
From £610 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to start on any day of the week from March to October
Our flexible booking policy means you can safely book in advance without risk. If you can't travel due to future covid related disruption, you would be entitled to a full refund or you can transfer your deposit to a future date.
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From £1,429 to £1,899 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 31 Dec
2023: 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 20 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 03 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 08 Oct, 05 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov
Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Borneo tour, Great Apes and Beach escapes

Explore bustling cities, lush jungles and paradise beaches.
From £1,658 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: Everything is tweak-able, giving you the freedom to build your own unique and meaningful trip. Slow down the pace with few extra nights here and there, add a few more active adventures along the way, upgrade your accommodation for that extra bit of luxury – it’s up to you!
Las Alpujarras walking holiday, Spain

Las Alpujarras walking holiday, Spain

Guided walking holiday, Andalucia, with writer Chris Stewart
From €1,295 to €1,395 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 17 Sep, 15 Oct
2023: 15 Apr, 13 May, 23 Sep, 21 Oct
West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

Take the world's best rail journey to the Isle of Skye
From £981 to £1,055 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to October
Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan small group tour

Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan small group tour

A comprehensive tour through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia
From £2,599 to £2,699 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 4 Sep
2023: 30 Apr, 3 Sep
Uzbekistan tour, nature and culture

Uzbekistan tour, nature and culture

A tour to the towns of the ancient Silk Road in Uzbekistan.
From US $1,085 to US $1,325 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Porto to Lisbon cycling holiday, self guided

Porto to Lisbon cycling holiday, self guided

Flat terrain tour along the coast
From €845 to €1,068 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Puglia small group tour, Italy

Puglia small group tour, Italy

Puglia, whitewashed towns, traditional farmland and fine cuisine
From £1,699 to £1,949 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 15 Oct, 5 Nov
2023: 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 6 May, 20 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 8 Jul, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 4 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 03 Sep, 17 Sep, 15 Oct, 05 Nov
The Silk Road small group tour

The Silk Road small group tour

Discover the Silk Road in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China
From £3,299 to £3,649 15 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep
2023: 17 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 19 Jul, 9 Aug, 30 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep
Late availability on these dates: 24 Aug, 07 Sep, 14 Sep
Greece yoga holiday

Greece yoga holiday

Yoga holiday in unspoilt Pelion, Greece by the sea
From £850 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 17 Sep, 24 Sep
2023: 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 16 Sep, 23 Sep
Late availability special offer: £100 off per person on 17 September and 24 September Yoga Retreats
Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain

Spanish course & walking holiday, Picos de Europa, Spain

Walk and talk on this small group language holiday in Picos de Europa National Park
From €719 to €777 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct
29th August course has €100 off.
Croatia self drive holiday

Croatia self drive holiday

A tailor made holiday that entices you to get your feet walking — and your toes wet
From £1,045 to £1,575 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Archaeology holiday in Greece

Archaeology holiday in Greece

A small-group archaeology tour of Greece
From €1,380 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct
Nile cruise holiday in Egypt

Nile cruise holiday in Egypt

Discover ancient temples & tombs & travel by Nile cruise boat
From £1,899 to £2,549 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2022: 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 19 Nov, 10 Dec, 24 Dec
2023: 21 Jan, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 25 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 27 May, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 23 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 08 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 19 Nov
French Riviera yoga holiday

French Riviera yoga holiday

Experience real French culture while relaxing mindfully...
From €990 to €1,100 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (mid-March to mid-Nov) with a set itinerary but the length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Algarve holiday accommodation

Algarve holiday accommodation

Enchanting agrotourism on 6 ha rural estate close to beach
From €65 to €250 per accommodation per night
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Azores tour, island explorer

Azores tour, island explorer

Dolphins, whales and explore fiery volcanic islands!
From £665 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This is a set itinerary with flexible start dates from April through October.
Our flexible booking policy means you can safely book in advance without risk. If you can't travel due to future covid related disruption, you would be entitled to a full refund or you can transfer your deposit to a future date.
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From £845 to £1,495 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Luxury small ship cruise in Croatia

Luxury small ship cruise in Croatia

Luxury small ship cruise through Croatia's Islands
From £1,175 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
Kumano Kodo trail self guided walking holiday, Japan

Kumano Kodo trail self guided walking holiday, Japan

Self guided walking on the Kumano Kodo Trail
From £865 to £1,625 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Dubrovnik & islands walking holiday, Croatia

Dubrovnik & islands walking holiday, Croatia

Walking holiday in Dubrovnik and islands in Croatia
From €790 to €880 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2022: 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 1 Oct
Blue Whale tour in the Azores

Blue Whale tour in the Azores

Visit the Azores at the best time to see Blue Whales
From £1,190 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2023: 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May
Our flexible booking policy means you can safely book in advance without risk. If you can't travel due to future covid related disruption, you would be entitled to a full refund or you can transfer your deposit to a future date.
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