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Top Historical and Archaeological Tours

The Team March 27th, 2019

Europe is a treasure trove for those looking to discover ancient cities, historical monuments and archaeological sites. Whether beautifully preserved or in ruins, these sites tell of fascinating, poignant and often gruesome histories! Many of the most intriguing can be found in or around our top short break destinations, really making the most of your time away. Read the rest of this entry »

Europe’s Best City Beaches

Sarah Black March 1st, 2019

Here at Osprey Holidays, we have rounded up a list of our most popular destinations to inspire and help you plan this year’s summer break that combine city charm with the natural beauty of a nearby beach. These best-of-both-world cities are created for those who want to take advantage of the holiday sun and escape to the sand and sea. Whether you’re looking for a beach for relaxing, sunbathing or water sports, we’ve got you covered in our handpicked list which also features some hidden gems! Read the rest of this entry »

Sarah’s Icelandic Adventure

Sarah Black February 1st, 2019

After a quick 2 hour flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik we had arrived! There is no time difference between the UK and Iceland, which is great especially for a short break. It was about 7pm so we dropped our bags at our beautiful hotel, the Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel Curio Collection By Hilton and headed straight out for dinner. Read the rest of this entry »

Valerie: Seville in 72 Hours

The Team December 12th, 2018

Day One

After a smooth Ryanair flight direct from Edinburgh, we took the bus located outside the airport terminal to the centre of Seville which took half an hour, this is an easy transfer costing 4 Euros per person. We checked in at our 4-star hotel, the Fernando III, freshened up and went to the highly rated tapas bar, La Bartola opposite the hotel for lunch. Read the rest of this entry »

Osprey Holidays Wins Gold and Bronze at their first ever British Travel Awards!

Sarah Black November 29th, 2018

Michael Bennett, Managing Director of Osprey Holidays with the Gold Award for Best Holiday Company to Western Europe & Ireland

We are very are proud to announce that we have picked up gold in our first British Travel Awards for Best Holiday Company to Western Europe & Ireland in the prestigious 2018 event last night (Wednesday 28th November 2018) in London. We also managed to scoop bronze for Best Holiday Company to the Iberian Peninsula & Islands. Read the rest of this entry »

Luxury Scottish trip to Trump Turnberry

Sarah Black November 23rd, 2018

We took six travel agents on our Luxury Scotland trip to the beautiful Trump Turnberry – A Luxury Collection Resort near Glasgow with Lisa our Senior Short Break Specialist, Jennifer our Agency Sales Executive and Sarah our Marketing Manager. Read the rest of this entry »

Our Favourite Christmas Markets

The Team October 17th, 2018

Plaisirs d’Hiver – Winterpret – Winter Wonders
© visit.brussels – Eric Danhier – 2017

We are getting into the true festive spirit here at Osprey Holidays as we feel the colder weather and dark nights drawing in. So it’s time to get snug, enjoy the magic and visit a Christmas Market!

The team have chosen their favourite ones to visit this year and here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »

Cracking Krakow!

Sarah Black January 12th, 2018

Christmas Markets, Main Square, Krakow, Poland

After arriving into Krakow it was great to have our transfer driver waiting for us ready to whisk us off to the hotel. After check-in we decided to have a quick wander round to get our bearings and check out the Christmas Markets Read the rest of this entry »

Our Ladies in Prague!

The Team November 27th, 2017

Diane & Irene in Prague

After a speedy transfer from Prague Airport we dropped off our bags at the K&K Hotel Central, our base for our two nights in Prague. First stop was lunch, we stumbled upon a market in Republic Square just minutes from the hotel, we each a had delicious hot pulled pork baguette from a street food stall. There are lots of interesting food stalls dotted all around the city with their tempting warm steamy aroma. Read the rest of this entry »

Agent’s Cause a Heatwave in Madrid!

Sarah Black October 30th, 2017

Rooftop selfie at the Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid

In October we took five lucky travel agents on a special FAM trip to the stunning city of Madrid in Spain with Nathalie our Product Manager, Sarah our Marketing Manager and Nicole our Agency Sales Executive. Read the rest of this entry »

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