Flower shows, world-famous sporting events and walking tours with Shearings Holidays

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Visit colourful flower shows, experience world-famous sporting events and enjoy tranquil walking tours with Shearings Holidays…

Europe is famous for its incredible events and vibrant festivals, with something to suit all tastes.

Shearings 2017 programme boasts a unique collection of Special Interest & Events breaks, taking in world-famous garden shows, phenomenal sporting events and popular walking tours. As well as some long standing popular special events, Shearings is offering a fascinating selection of new breaks to meet growing customer demand.

NEWGarden Tours & Festivals

Kirchberg flower show

Kirchberg flower show

Whether you’re a keen gardener, or just appreciate the beauty of nature, you’re sure to find something to fascinate you in Shearings special range of Garden tours. You can visit some of Europe’s best garden festivals, see horticultural attractions such as the gorgeous Dutch Bulbfields or simply be inspired and visit colourful flower shows.

Some of the newest holidays on offer include:

Berlin International Garden Show – 6 days from £499pp

Experience Berlin’s breath-taking International Garden Show, held once every two years. Admire a riot of colour in one of Berlin’d greenest spaces and view stunning gardens.

Highlights: admire glorious gardens at Berlin’s International Garden Show, discover Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, coffee & cake at Sanssouci’s Drachenhaus Cafe and explore Capital Berlin.

Price includes: Five nights half-board accommodation, two included excursions and luxury return coach travel

Date: June 10th and August 19th 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143.

Euroflora & Italian Riviera – 10 days from £569pp

Famous for its magnificent scenery, the Italian Riviera offers some of Italy’s finest views. Customers who book this tour can explore this mesmerising setting from charming Diano Marina and take in the Euroflora event, the world’s largest exhibition of flowers and plants.

Highlights: experience the incredible Euroflora event, discover beautiful Portofino, and explore stylish Monaco and Monte Carlo

Price includes: seven nights all inclusive stay in Hotel Silvano, Diano Marina, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel

Date: April 25th 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143.

Kickberg Flower Parade – 10 days from only £659pp

Staying in Austria’s stunning Tyrol, this tour takes in the region’s splendid scenery and centuries old traditions, and offer customers the chance to experience the Kichberg Flower Parade, known as the ‘Bloom of the Tyrol’.

Highlights: Kickberg Flower Parade, a tour of majestic Tratzberg Castle, a cruise on Lake Achensee, Rattenberg – the Tyrol’s oldest town, Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum and a traditional Folklore evening.

Price includes: 9 nights half-board accommodation, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel

Date: August 8th 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143.

You can explore the full collection of Garden tours here

NEWSporting Events

racing monaco

Racing in Monaco

Are you a high-speed, high performance motor racing fan? Do you want to experience some of the world’s greatest sporting events? Or perhaps you are enthusiastic about cycling?

Shearings most recent programme features a selection of enthralling breaks, offering you the opportunity to experience extraordinary sporting events. Each tour offers the opportunity to explore stunning destinations while taking in amazing world events.

Monaco Grand Prix – 10 days from only £999pp

Europe’s rich and famous gather in Monaco to see the Formula one cars battle it out as they take its famous street circuit. On this fabulous 10-days tour, you can enjoy the incredible Monaco Grand Prix, thought by many to be one of the most iconic Formula One races in the world and take in the awe-inspiring surrounding scenery.

Highlights: experience the thrilling Monaco Grand Prix; watch the qualifying session and race, explore pretty Alassio and visit picturesque Portofino.

Price includes: 9 nights’ accommodation in Hotel Toscan, Alassio, daily breakfast, 8 dinners and 3 packed lunches, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel

Date: May 23rd 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143

Tour De France – 4 days from £249pp

One of the top sporting events of the year, visitors can watch in person the impressive cyclists vie to win the yellow jersey. For every cycling enthusiast, seeing Le Tour is an absolute must. Customers who book this outstanding holiday will also enjoy visits to Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower.

Highlights: Stunning Tour De France in Paris, a guided city tour of the ‘City of Light’ and the Finale’ of the amazing Tour de France in person

Price includes: Three nights’ accommodation at the Ibis Styles Bercy Paris, daily breakfast, two included excursions and luxury return coach travel.

Date: July 21st 2017

Booking information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143

Monza Grand Prix – 10 days from £1019pp

Experience the Monza Grand Prix, a fixture on the Formula One calendar since 1950, with numerous famous moments in history taking place here. Known as the ‘Temple of the Speed’ Monza’s circuit is one of the best in Europe.

Highlights: Monza Grand Prix; watch the qualifying session and race, Alfa Romeo Museum and a visit to Colico, on the shores of Lake Como

Price includes: 9 nights’ accommodation in Hotel Seven Park Colico, daily breakfast, 8 dinners and 2 packed lunches, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel

Date: August 29th 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143

You can explore the full collection of Sporting Events here

NEW Special Interest & Walking Tours

Austrian Tyrol

Austrian Tyrol

Customers with a special interest in walking, or who would like to pick-up a new hobby, will love Shearings new range of dedicated walking tours, which takes in scenic destinations across Europe. New in 2017, you can enjoy beautiful walks in Austria and Switzerland on a Shearings coach holiday.

Tyrol Traditions – Cows Down Parade – 10 days from £659pp

Stay in Austria’s stunning Tyrol and discover century-old traditions unique to this rural region. Experience one of the celebrated annual festivals, as we watch the cattle procession through

Highlights: traditional Cows Down procession, visit Tatzberg Castle and the Tyrolean Farmhouse Museum and enjoy an Austrian Folklore evening

Price includes: Nine nights’ accommodation at the Hotel Austria, Niederau, daily breakfast, 8 dinners and three included excursions plus luxury return coach travel

Date: September 9th 2017

Booking information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143

Walking in Austria – 9 days from £679pp

Join us as we walk through stunning Austrian scenery, admiring the breathtaking views and landscapes that the country is so known for. This tour includes three walks, exploring some of the Tyrol’s finest countryside locations.

Highlights: Experience Austria with a selection of excellent easy to moderate walking tours, admire beautiful flora and fauna, an evening torch-lit walk, walks on the Hartkaiser Mountain, through the Kundl Gorge and the Kaiserbach Valley

Price includes: 8 nights half-board accommodation, three included excursions and luxury return coach travel.

Date: September 2nd 2017 and October 7th 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143

Walking in Switzerland – 9 days from £919pp

Discover Switzerland’s splendid landscape on foot, enjoying walks through picturesque scenery, Our leisurely excursions incorporate scenic cable car and train rides, so this is a great way to take in the views for which this country is renowned.

Highlights: Explore Switzerland with four leisurly walks, admire views of the Rinerhorn, Tinzenhorn, and Jakobshorn mountains, including two scenic cable car journeys and relax on a scenic train journey from Davos to Klosters

Price includes: 8 nights half-board accommodation, five included excursions and luxury return coach travel.

Date: June 6th and September 23rd 2017

Booking Information: Visit Shearings or phone 0844 209 7143

You can find out more about special interest and walking tours here


Customers, who book by 14th November 2016, can save up to £100 per couple and also benefit from fantastic added value and an exclusive free gift.


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