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  • Traditional French Food

    Posted: 28/09/19

    France: the land of bread, wine and cheese. It's no coincidence that we deferred to France when it came to finding a word to describe food.Read our guide to traditional french food.

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  • Pedal through history in France & Italy

    Posted: 22/08/19

    Delve into French & Italian history on a Softies holiday, from the beaches of Normandy and the lavender fields of Provence to the ancient Roman Via Flaminia highway in Tuscany.

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  • Cycling Cilento & Amalfi, Campania

    Posted: 11/06/19

    Dotted with historic castles, temples and palaces that date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, visit the numerous sights as you cycle along the Amalfi Coast.

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  • Wine Regions: Burgundy

    Posted: 03/05/19

    Burgundy is a famous and historical region in east-central France. Other than its long and fascinating history, Burgundy is also known for its char...

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  • Wine Regions: Côtes du Rhône

    Posted: 30/04/19

    The Côtes du Rhône wine region is located in northwestern Provence and is most famous for the incredible wine that it produces. The reg...

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  • Gourmet cycling holidays to try

    Posted: 25/04/19

    A Cycling for Softies holiday is about three important things: fine wine, local cuisine and cycling (but mainly the food and wine).

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  • Wine Regions: Emilia Romagna

    Posted: 18/04/19

    Emilia Romagna is a beautiful region in the northeast of Italy. The region is home to several Renaissance and Romanesque cities, incredible gourmet...

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  • Wine Regions: Alsace

    Posted: 15/04/19

    The amazing region of Alsace is located on the western bank of the Rhine river in Eastern France; the region is situated on the border between Fran...

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  • Wine Regions: Veneto

    Posted: 08/04/19

    In the northeastern corner of Italy lies the historically rich and beautiful region of Veneto. The area is known for its variety of lovely landscap...

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Britain's original ski travel agency and tailor-made ski tour operator, Ski Solutions has been arranging ski holidays for over 30 years across Europe and North America. The Ski Solutions team are all skiing experts, and their knowledge and passion for the mountains will ensure you experience a truly memorable ski holiday.

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The ultimate collection of European Cycling Holidays. BSpoke's cycling experts can tailor-make your perfect holiday where you can travel at your own pace or in a group of like-minded individuals. A BSpoke Tour is all about being as restful or as adventurous as you desire.

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Wilderness Scotland offers an inspiring range of guided and customised adventure holidays, in the most remote and beautiful regions of Scotland. The Wilderness Scotland team know how to create enriching adventure holidays and know the wild places of Scotland better than anyone.

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Specialists in offering a range of adventure holidays, tours and incredible wilderness experiences. Wilderness Ireland take their clients to the most remote and beautiful regions of Ireland, all while staying at the most welcoming accommodations and delivering outstanding customer service.

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