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Our Skills European programme offers modern and stylish coach adventures into the heart of Continental Europe. Our European coach holidays can be joined throughout the East Midlands in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and South Yorkshire giving you even more opportunities to experience Europe by coach.

Why face airports?! Travel in comfort in one of our stylish Skills coaches and tour Europe's most exciting holiday destinations... the perfect way to explore the continent.

Andre Rieu in Antwerp 2020

The ‘King of Waltz’ returns to Belgium! Experience the magic of André Rieu in Anwerp, and discover why André Rieu is one of the best-selling live acts in the world! On this break we also enjoy visits to Lindt Chocolate Warehouse and Roermond Outlet Centre.


Ostend at Anchor Featuring Bruges & Ypres 2020

Ostend at Anchor is a yearly Maritime festival that includes live bands, food and drink outlets and colourful Maritime events. On our fantastic value for money break we have also included excursions to Bruges and Ypres.



Canal Festival Amsterdam 2020

The magnificent ‘Grachtenfestival’ is the largest classical music festival in the Netherlands and is one of Amsterdam’s summer cultural highlights. The twinkling canals in the centre of Amsterdam form the perfect backdrop for performers of classic music who come from all over the world to perform either by the canal or on the water.



Little Trains & Boats of the Rhine Valley 2020

Journey through a storybook landscape filled with forests and enchanting towns and villages, bound together by the stunning River Rhine. This break is an incredible way to enjoy the famous river valley as we include a journeys on the Drachenfels bahn Rack Railway and the Vulkan Express Train as well as a relaxing boat cruise to Königswinter and an optional excursion to the dramatic Ahr Valley.



Croatia: Dubrovnik, Split & Plitvice Lakes 2020

Let Croatia capture your heart on this enchanting break. Home to some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery, whether you want to relax on a sun-kissed beach, explore the unspoilt beauty of the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Step back in time and visit the Roman ruins at Split or explore the modern masterpiece of Dubrovnik.

“Those who seek paradise on earth should come to Dubrovnik” – George Bernard Shaw



Catalonian Christmas & New Year 2019

Spend this festive season on Spain’s beautiful Costa Brava, enjoying Christmas and New Year with all the trimmings! Complete with a fantastic Christmas and New Year package and excursions to Barcelona, Besalu, Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar and Girona, this break will leave you relaxed, recharged and ready for 2020!


Amsterdam New Year 2019

Whether you’re young of years or young‐at‐heart Amsterdam is a great city to ring in this New Year! As one of the most popular cities in Europe, the Dutch know how to have a good time and with a whole host of events happening around the city throughout the evening, including the city’s famous firework’s display – Amsterdam promises to be a ‘gezellige’ (warm and friendly host) helping you create lasting memories!


Cologne & Dusseldorf Christmas Markets 2019

Prepare to fall in love with all things festive as we visit the enchanting Cologne and Dusseldorf Christmas markets! With thousands of bargains to browse and the lovingly familiar aromas of cinnamon and mulled wine, this great value break is the perfect start to Christmas!

4 Days

NEW: Festive Rouen & Caen Mini Cruise Featuring Honfleur 2019

Discover Festive Rouen on this great-value mini cruise break! Rouen’s grand Cathedral provides the backdrop to the enchanting Rouen Christmas Market. On this break we also enjoy visits to Portsmouth, Caen and Stratford-Upon-Avon – the perfect place to pick-up some stocking fillers!

3 Days

NEW: Mini Cruise to Haarlem: Holland’s Best Christmas Market 2019

If you’re looking for a memorable way to celebrate the holiday season, a trip to Haarlem should sit at the top of your Christmas list! Home to ancient buildings, cobbled streets and winding waterways – the medieval city of Haarlem is one of the most photogenic destinations in the Netherlands and during Christmas time the city plays host to one of the Netherlands’ biggest Christmas markets.

3 Days

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