GREAT ES­CAPES

The Weekend Australian - Travel - - TRAVEL & INDULGENCE -

CON­VIVIAL PUR­SUITS: Valen­tine Travel Walk­ing Hol­i­days has 10-day Europe trips aimed at women 50 and over. A “rea­son­able” level of fit­ness is re­quired, and typ­i­cal day trips cover four-hour walks with rest and pic­nic stops. Des­ti­na­tions next year in­clude Bur­gundy, Lake Como, Tus­cany and the South Ty­rol. More: valen­tine­travel.com.

WELL-HEALED: Spa Vil­lage Re­sort Bali Tem­bok, on the is­land’s north­east coast, has launched Yoga and Well­ness Re­treats. There are day ses­sions on the first Mon­day of each month or im­mer­sive four-day pro­grams that also in­clude spa treat­ments and cul­tural ex­cur­sions. More: spavil­lagere­sort.com/tem­bok­bali/.

VALUE VAN­U­ATU: Trav­elOn­line has a deal at Van­u­atu’s

BUL­GARIA OR BUST: Bri­tish-based On Foot Hol­i­days will ex­pand to Bul­garia from July to Septem­ber; guided trips for groups of four to six fam­ily mem­bers or friends will cover the des­ti­na­tion’s moun­tain ranges and wilder­ness re­gions, in­clud­ing a night at a hik­ers’ refuge and a visit to the 10th-cen­tury Rila Monastery. In­cluded are trans­fers from Sofia air­port, meals, ac­com­mo­da­tion and lug­gage trans­fers (walk­ers carry day packs). The trip is clas­si­fied as “hard” with five to seven hours walk­ing a day; £545 ($1140) a per­son twin-share. More: on­foothol­i­days.co.uk.

Spa Vil­lage Re­sort Bali Tem­bok

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.