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Grand Tourer

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Grand Tourer
Make memories that will stay with you forever with our Grand Tourer holidays. Designed with you in mind, and complete with added extras to make your holiday even more amazing, we have specially selected our Grand Tourer itineraries to ensure you have a superb selection to choose from. 

No matter where you want to go, whether you want to explore England, Scotland and Ireland on a UK Grand Tourer holiday, or you’d prefer to travel through historical European capitals on a Grand Tourer holiday to Europe, we have the ideal option for you. 

Find out more about what makes our Grand Tourer holidays so special now:

A warm welcome in hand-picked hotels

Comfortable and elegant accommodation is integral to your holiday, so we've worked hard to ensure every hotel you stay in measures up to our extremely high standards. Many are rated four or four-star plus, or they've been selected because previous guests have told us just how much they love them. 

Our UK resort holidays stay in our exclusive and elegant Coast and Country properties - inviting hotels in stunning locations, with impressive facilities and unique charm and character. 

With our specially selected hotels, whether they’re our elegant Coast and Country hotels, or the unique European properties we’ve chosen for you, expect dramatic settings and superb service wherever you stay. 

Unforgettable sights, attractions and experiences

Putting our 100-plus years' experience of planning unforgettable holidays to great use, we've created some extraordinary itineraries for you. See awe-inspiring natural views, iconic landmarks, and historical treasures you may not have heard of - but which you'll be very glad you visited! 

We’ve crafted our Grand Tourer itineraries to ensure they’re one-of-a-kind, so you can guarantee that many of our tours are exclusive to Shearings customers. Whether you want to set off on a Grand Tour of the Italian Lakes, or you’d prefer to spend time relaxing in the beautiful Lake District right here in the UK, we have the ideal options for you. 

Peace of mind with our insurance

Be prepared for the unexpected with our great value, comprehensive travel insurance, in conjunction with Towergate Chapman Stevens. All ages are considered. 

With our insurance, you can enjoy a fantastic Grand Tourer holiday without having to worry, as you can trust that if the worst does happen, you’ll be covered by our travel insurance. Our insurance provides immediate tailored cover, with clear medical definitions and 24-hour emergency assistance from English-speaking operatives, so you can get the guidance you need. 

Take a look at our insurance plans today to find the ideal one for you. 

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Book your holiday with confidence

It's never been more important to book with a holiday company you can trust - so it's good to know your Grand Tourer holiday is fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents), and also by our licence with ATOL (Air Travel Organisers' Licensing) if you're travelling by air.

As well as this, we also belong to the FTO (Federation of Tour Operators) and CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport UK), and are a founding member of BEST (Better Escorted Touring). 

With this in mind, you can book your Shearings Grand Tourer holiday with confidence.


So much included in the price

With Grand Tourer holidays, the extras come included in the price, so you can enjoy a fantastic premium break at an affordable price: 

  • FREE Home Connect pick-ups from your front door
  • Sit back, relax and travel in style on one of our stylish blue-liveried Grand Tourer coaches, enjoying panoramic views
  • Fly from an airport near you, where you’ll enjoy complimentary VIP Lounge Pass access (where applicable), with free drinks and nibbles
  • Enjoy our new refreshment hospitality area at Hythe Interchange on European tours
  • Full cooked breakfasts and three-course evening meals
  • Expertly planned itineraries to the most scenic sights and attractions
  • Porterage - We'll load your cases onto the coach and take them directly to your room (on most holidays)
  • Our experienced, knowledgeable drivers will ensure you make the most of your time away and many holidays also include the services of a dedicated tour manager
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