Titan launches new Europe and new UK Short Breaks brochures, including the chance to experience the 2020 Oberammergau Passion Play
Titan (0800 988 5873, www.titantravel.co.uk) will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018, and to mark this milestone event the company has unveiled its largest selection of holidays to Europe and UK Short Breaks for 2018. Featuring a total of 19 new itineraries including five brand new holidays to the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play in 2020, further additions include new tours in Italy, Turkey and the UK, plus an expansion of the ‘Essential Collection’ range of great value holidays. Making these two brochures some of the best escorted holidays Europe has to offer.
For early bookers, the highlight of the Europe 2018 brochure is a full programme of holidays to experience the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play in 2020. With five unique itineraries that include the Passion Play, this selection offers the widest range of options Titan has ever provided for this magical event – a open-air stage performance that only takes place once every 10 years in the tiny Bavarian village of Oberammergau. Preparations are already underway and although 2020 may seem some time away, the excitement is already building for this next production. Titan’s five itineraries offer various departure dates, all with included tickets to this special event and all offering the chance to experience other great inclusions (depending on the itinerary), for example a horse-drawn carriage ride in the Alpine resort of Kitsbühel (‘Alpine Countries and the Passion Play 2020’); a ‘Sound of Music’ city tour in Salzburg (‘Passion Play 2020 and Salzburg’); a panoramic tour through the Dolomites (‘Passion Play 2020, Innsbruck and the Dolomites’); or a visit to the Casa di Julietta in Verona (‘Italian Lakes and the Passion Play 2020’).
Prices start from £1,949 per person based on 15 July 2020 departure on the ‘Passion Play 2020, Innsbruck and the Dolomites’ itinerary (including a saving of up to £200 per person), including flights, 5 nights in hotels, 11 meals, 5 excursions and visits, tickets to the Oberammergau Passion Play 2020, the services of an experienced Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service.
For 2018, two new Italian itineraries offer a wealth of opportunities to explore the beautiful landscapes, historic villages and delicious food and drink of some of Italy’s most stunning regions. Exploring Italy’s far south, the new 9-day ‘Enchanting Calabria’ stay-and-explore itinerary takes in magnificent cities including historic Vibo Valentia and typically Calabrian Lamezia Terme, beautiful villages such as Santa Severina and the stunning fishing village of Chianalea, and the majestic mountain scenery of Serra San Bruno. Prices start from £1,499 per person (including a saving of up to £100 per person) based on 9 May 2018 departure, including scheduled British Airways flights, 8 nights in hotels, 16 meals, 7 excursions and visits, the services of an experienced Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service.
Meanwhile, for foodies, the brand new 8-day ‘Delectable Italy – Bologna and Parma’ itinerary explores one of the most productive regions of Italy, famed for its Parma prosciutto and balsamic vinegar. With opportunities to taste both of these delicacies as well as produce from a farm near Fontanellato, plus a visit to Modena, home of Ferrari and Maserati amongst others, this is the perfect trip for anyone who appreciates Italian food and fast cars. Prices start from £1,449 per person (including a saving of up to £100 per person) based on 21 May 2018 departure, including scheduled British Airways direct flights, 7 nights in hotels, 12 meals, 5 excursions and visits, the services of an experienced Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service.
Two new ‘Essential Collection’ itineraries are also highlighted, ‘essential Malta’ and ‘essential Lake Geneva’, offering lower-priced, shorter-duration trips that focus on the key highlights of these beautiful destinations. Prices start from £749 for ‘essential Malta’ and £1,399 for ‘essential Lake Geneva’, including scheduled direct flights, hotel accommodation, excursions and visits, and the services of an experienced Titan tour manager.
UK Short Breaks 2018
Closer to home, three new tours are offered in the UK Short Breaks brochure, with prices starting from £599 per person. New UK options include Northumberland, the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands, and Sussex.
The brand new 5-day ‘Northumberland Short Break’ itinerary offers the chance to discover acres of open moorland and rugged coasts, visiting Hadrian’s Wall and exploring its Roman forts, as well as Bamburgh Castle and the beautiful market town of Hexham. Prices start from £599 per person based on 22 April 2018 departure, including 4 nights in Gateshead, 8 meals, 3 excursions and visits, the services of an experienced Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service.
Also new is the 9-day ‘Scottish Highlands and Lowlands’ itinerary, which offers a wonderful chance to explore the scenic beauty of Scotland’s undulating landscape, plus the chance to discover what influenced Robert Burns, unravel the stories behind impressive castle walls, visit the Glenfiddich Distillery and exploring the mystery of the Loch Ness Monster before spending a day in Edinburgh. Prices start from £1,329 per person based on 11 May 2018 departure, including 8 nights in hotels, 13 meals, 10 excursions and visits, the services of an experienced Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service.
Staying in central Brighton, the new 5-day ‘Sussex Short Break’ offers the chance to discover the beauty and traditions of Sussex. From a trip on the Bluebell Railway through the High Weald, to stunning Sheffield Park, the castle and cathedral at Arundel, and the vibrant city of Brighton itself, this itinerary showcases the best of this beautiful county. Prices start from £689 per person with departure dates in May, June, July and September 2018, including 4 nights in Brighton, 8 meals, 3 excursions and visits, the services of an experienced Titan tour manager and Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service.
For details of all these itineraries or to book call Titan on 0800 988 5873 or visit www.titantravel.co.uk
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