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The Mediterranean is dotted with quaint seaside towns, bewitching coastal and mountain vista's and sun-kissed beaches. To celebrate the month of love and Valentine's Day, Gate 1 are offering 20% off all Mediterranean Tours and Cruises. You may even be lucky enough to include one of our hand-picked villages to visit on of their huge range of itineraries.
Kolašin is a small resort town located 954m above Montenegro. Kolasin offers an excellent holiday destination in winter - when the ski resort is in operation, as well as summer when white water rafting is extremely popular. Due to the scenic views overlooking the Tara River and the surrounding mountain ranges of Sinjavina, Komovi and Belasica this picturesque town is enjoyed all year round.
Set around the beautiful Lake Bled, the town of Bled is a dreamy Slovenian resort town in the foothills of the Julian Alps. In the centre of Lake Bled, atop a small island, you'll find the highly photographed Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria. Overlooking the lake is the 11th-century Bled Castle, which houses a museum, chapel and printing press. From wine tasting to hiking, row boating to swimming you'll find plenty of things to do in Bled.
Surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik in Croatia is regarded as one of Europe’s most beautiful medieval cities. You’ll get lost in the history of this dreamy city, from Rector's Palace and Franciscan Monastery, home to a 30,000-volume library and a 14th century pharmacy! Strolling around Dubrovnik you’ll take in views of the Old Town and the Adriatic Sea as well as the stone buildings and ancient alleys.
Parma has been announced as Italy's Capital of Culture for 2020! Made famous for Parmesan cheese and Parma ham, the city is one of the largest cities in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy. In Parma you will enjoy food and wine tours which of course you can expect to learn about, and try a lot of local produce. The city is also well known for its art scene and stunning architecture - including the University of Parma, one of the oldest universities in the world, built in the 10th century.
The enchanting town of Montecatini Terme situated between Lucca, and its massive city walls, and the splendour of Florence with its many museums and monumental sites. Montecatini Terme is famous for its thermal waters and can be considered one of the most significant spa towns in Italy. At the turn of the 20th century, the number of hotels started growing, and so did the need to combine the thermal bathing with fun, relaxation and sport. A host of trendy restaurants, theatres, night clubs opened, as well as a casino, and a lot of celebrities began to visit the city.