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Inspiration in Italy

Tempted to try a walking holiday? Journalist Claire Rawlinson discovered the thrills of a Hedonistic Hiking holiday in the Italian region of Piedmont on a recent press visit for Psychologies magazine. Read more here

Half-term ideas from the Times

Great to see Puy du Fou included in the October half-term family activity holidays recommended by the Times.  A more affordable alternative to desert adventures and dolphin spotting holidays, this unique attraction in northern France is the ultimate family bonding experience and ideal for families with just a couple of days to spare. Read more here

Influencer trip to Puy du Fou

June activity included the organisation, in conjunction with BritMums, of an Influencer trip to Puy du Fou. Although all 7 of the Influencers involved feature travel and lifestyle on their blogs, none had ever been to the Park – and many hadn’t previously heard of it – so they were in for a surprise! Read more here

Top slot for Wish Sicily

This weekend’s feature in the Times on 50 Summer Holiday Bargains kicked off with client Wish Sicily. With several new additions to the portfolio, you can still grab a week or two in school holidays at a gorgeous villa with private pool – and all for under £750pp, including flights.

Read The Times coverage here.

‘Thrilling and fun history’ at Puy du Fou

Vikings, gladiators and a thrilling birds of prey display are all part of the fun at Puy du Fou, France’s second most-visited theme park. To find out more, read Clive Andrews’ recent review in The Sun or watch a video of all the action.

Click here for the print version – Puy du Fou in the Sun.

Follow the Food Trails in Good Housekeeping

Picnics with a view and news of delicious destinations are creeping into our magazines’ Spring editions. Good Housekeeping’s April issue focuses on a selection of breaks where food is at the top of the menu, including client Hedonistic Hiking’s Slovenia and Friuli tour. The 8-night guided walking holiday explores Kobarid, the culinary capital of Slovenia, before crossing over to the Italian Friuli region. Culinary highlights of the tour include a meal at the Hiša Franko restaurant in Kobarid while for hikers, there are magnificent walks past crystal-clear lakes and through the Pasica Gorge.

Read Good Housekeeping article here.

New attractions for 2018 in the theme park world

Great to see client Puy du Fou included in The Sun newspaper’s summary of what’s new in the theme park world for 2018. Alongside its spectacular daytime shows, Puy du Fou features several immersive experiences including, new this year, Le Mystère de la Pérouse. The attraction has also added a new dining experience, Le Café de la Madelon, where visitors are both spectators and participants in a stunning show, packed with unexpected developments and surprises, in a restaurant reminiscent of the traditional Parisian cafés from the turn of the 20th century.

Read The Sun article here.

Best value breaks in the Med

Several weekend travel articles focussed on affordable Spring and Summer sunshine breaks. iNews included Wish Sicily’s pretty Casetta in Pietra in its round-up of summer villas for under £1,000. The 2-bedroom cottage sits on the edge of the Monte Cofano Nature Reserve in western Sicily, overlooking the beach. Read more here

Gladiators and Vikings in France

Sand yachting, horse riding and canal-side cycling are just some of the activities flagged up in the Telegraph’s 10 Best French Adventures for 2018. Also included is the fabulous Puy du Fou theme park where periods of French history are recreated in spectacular shows and walk-through attractions. Read more here

Wish Sicily in the press

Several of client Wish Sicily’s villas have been featured in the national press in recent weeks.

The Times’ collection of 50 best Mediterranean villas focussed on Italy, France, Spain, Croatia and Turkey with Wish Sicily’s Cupole Arabe leading the Italy selection online. The unusual dome-shaped villa is situated on the island’s west coast, just 200m from the beach and within easy reach of nature reserves, ancient Greek sites and the towns of Marsala and Trapani. Read more here