Greetings, travel aficionados! The new year brings many opportunities for new adventures and life journeys.
We are thrilled to share our tantalizing travel picks for 2024. Let's dive headfirst into our featured destinations - Ireland, Italy, Alaska, Greece, cruising the high seas, Paris Olympics, over the water bungalows and USA road trips.
Even if you have traveled so to some of these destinations before suggest visiting during one of their top festivals or events for a totally unique and local cultural experience. Your choice and your adventure....Are you ready? Let's Go...
Emerald Isle Escapades: Ireland
When it's time to dust off your bucket list, Ireland sits at the top spot. The captivating Celtic heritage, evocative landscapes, and extremely hospitable locals make it an irresistible choice. Participate in lively festivals like St. Patrick's Day or visit during summer to view the verdant hills in full bloom. You might have visited the well-known Blarney Castle before, this time dive into the mystery of the Ring of Kerry or lesser-known Dingle Peninsula. If you're of Irish heritage, how about a heritage trip to show your family your roots and stay in a 5-star castle resort like Ashford Castle or Dromoland Castle.
The Italian Indulgence: Italy
The artistic legacy, mouthwatering cuisine, and rolling vineyards of Italy are enough to entice any traveler. Make sure to visit in spring or fall to avoid the tourist crowds. Head to the unconventional, like Cagliari’s Sant’Efisio Festival taking you away from the beaten track.
Or, check out the charming Sienna's famous horse race, "Palio di Sienna" taking place in Sienna's medieval square on dates in July and August and one of Tuscany's annual top events.
Even if you've climbed the Leaning Tower of Pisa before, Italy's multifaceted culture always has something new to offer! Wine tasting, Olive Oil tasing and truffle hunting...We can design an immersive experience focussed on your desires.
Alaskan Alluring Adventures: Alaska
Alaska, the land of the midnight sun and breathtaking natural wonders. Perfect for adventurous wanderers and wildlife enthusiasts. Besides witnessing stunning vistas and exploring must-see attractions like Denali National Park, embark on a journey in the best season of June during the Solstice festivals - a whole new experience even for seasoned Alaskan travelers. If you have already visited in the Summer consider a trip to Fairbanks in February for the World Ice Art championships and to see the Northern lights for a totally unique experience.
Glorious Grecian Getaways: Greece
The thought of Greece evokes images of sun-drenched islands, cerulean waters, and iconic historical sites. Add to that list the vibrant, yet often overlooked Carnival season. Quite a sight in early spring, it might fling a surprise even if you've been on the Acropolis before.
If you have already visited the islands then consider a trip in the mainland to see iconic Classical Greece like Olympia, Delphi and the glorious monasteries in Meteora.
Cruising: Sailing the Seas in Style
If a robust marine adventure tickles your fancy, we've got you covered. Cruising offers a fantastic fusion of multiple destinations, featuring a combination of exciting on-board activities, exceptional dining experiences, and stunning port cities. Opt for a small ship cruise for a change, offering intimate experiences, unique routes and longer port stays.
Remember, 2/3 of our planet is water so cruising can take you many places with just unpacking once. Consider a longer or world cruise for best value and to visit many destinations.
Taking place in late July and early August the world will come together to celebrate and participate in this spectacle.
Paris and France are pulling out all the stops to showcase their city and country and visitors will be in for an unforgettable experience.
If you don't want to visit during the Olympics when many attractions may be closed, plan your trip in early Spring or Fall. Otherwise, book early and on an official Olympic sports package to maximize your viewing opportunities while space is still available.
Over the Water Bungalow:
We have all dreamed of vacationing in a romantic over the water Bungalow in a exotic destination like Fiji or the Maldives but you can now also enjoy this experience closer to home in the Caribbean. Time to make this happen in 2024...book early though as these accommodations are in high demand.
USA Road Trips: Rediscovering Freedom
Last but certainly not least, there's nothing quite like the classic American road trip. Every turn on the highway brings surprises - majestic mountains, endless deserts, lively cities, and quaint towns. Plan a trip for the fall, to witness America's vast landscapes bursting with stunning colors. Although you've zoomed down the Pacific Coast Highway before, try the curvy road to Hana in Hawaii or Route 66 to the Grand Canyon.
So, are you ready to join us on a journey to remember? Top Group Travel is ready and excited to make every traveler’s dream come true. Pack your bags, and let's go exploring in 2024!
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