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Cultural Festivals

Oktoberfest, La Tomatina & Beyond

Whether you’d like to sample steins at Oktoberfest, hurl tomatoes at La Tomatina or ring in the New Year at Hogmanay, make sure you check out our cultural festivals to broaden your horizons. Festivals of this nature are a great way to celebrate other countries’ cultures and enable you to immerse yourself in the local values and beliefs in one short trip.

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Oktoberfest - 5 days hostel
Known worldwide as a beer festival, Oktoberfest is actually so much more! The festival has become a party with enough beer, pork, merchandise and amusement park attractions to entertain you for days. T&Cs apply.
From $515
Oktoberfest - 6 days hostel
This has got to be at the top of everyone's bucket list. It's not just a European must-do; it ranks up there as one of the world's biggest parties! Where else can you drink from steins the size of your head and get away with wearing lederhosen? T&Cs apply.
From $569
Oktoberfest - 6 days hotel
Enjoy Germany's famous Oktoberfest in comfort with 6 days in a Munich hotel. Sample the beer, fill up on pretzels and dance on tables - you won't regret it! T&Cs apply.
From $897
La Tomatina Festival - 4 days hostel
This is one weird and wonderful experience you've got to see to believe. La Tomatina is one of the world's most unusual festivals in which people gather in the town square of Buol to pelt each other with squashed tomatoes while trying to grab a leg of ham from the top of a greased pole. T&Cs apply.
From $499
La Tomatina - 3 days hotel
Experience one of the most eccentric and crazy Spanish fiestas of all time! Explore the beautiful city of Valencia before descending on Buñol for the world's largest organised tomato fight. T&Cs apply.
From $419
New Year in Berlin
With Berlin holding the title as the nightclubbing capital of Europe, and New Years Eve being the biggest party of the year, is it any real wonder that Berlin does new years like no other? T&Cs apply.
From $489
Christmas in Amsterdam
This 4-day package lets you get up close and personal with this cultural, café-filled and canal-lined city over the festive period. Hop on a bicycle and roll around the city like a local whilst exploring this fascinating city over Christmas. T&Cs apply.
From $470
Christmas in Paris
Celebrate Christmas à la France on this 4-day festive package to Paris. Enjoy French cuisine, cruise down the Seine River and enjoy the city's many museums, galleries and cafés. T&Cs apply.
4 days| Now from $413 | Was $459
Highland Christmas - Loch Ness
Imagine a Highland setting for Christmas, with lochs, glens and snow-capped mountains. Then add a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings follwed by a Ceilidh (Scottish party!) and a wee dram or two. T&Cs apply.
From $759
Las Vegas New Year
Spend 4 exciting days ringing in the New Year in Las Vegas. This unforgettable trip includes sightseeing in Sin City, most meals, accommodation and much, much more! T&Cs apply.
From $785
New Year in Amsterdam
Bring in the New Year in the free-wheeling city of Amsterdam. This tour spans 4 days, so as well as celebrating a new year, you can explore Amsterdam's famous canals, cafés and museums. T&Cs apply.
From $525
New Year in Paris
There’s so much to see in Paris, so get to know the chic French capital in depth this winter on this 4-day New Year's Eve package. See the city on an ‘Illuminations’ tour, and tke time to do as the the locals do as you try some authentic French cuisine, relax on a Seine River cruise or take in the city’s cultural side. T&Cs apply.
From $490

Up Helly Aa

Few have heard of it, let alone been - Up Helly Aa is set the remote Shetland Islands in the far north of Scotland for one of the most incredible festivals in Europe. On the last Tuesday of January, the town of Lerwick goes more than a little mad. Expect cultural processions, dancing and the burning of a gigantic Viking longship. T&Cs apply.


6 days | From $989

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Terms and Conditions

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