The great gastronomic destinations of France, Italy and Spain highlight vigorously on this rundown. We’ve also included some which explore further afield, including a travel to Vietnam, a trip that explores the flavours of India, and a visit to Istanbul which offers an essence of everything from the Ottoman period, and southern Anatolian fare, to all Turkish desserts. Check this list for the best food and wine escorted tour for the coming year.
For those with a desire for adventure, multi-activity breaks cover a scope of sports including climbing, cannoning, mountain biking and ocean kayaking. Various tour operators now offer a lot of choices for couples, families and solo explorers – in destinations that loan themselves to activity holidays of different kinds.