Insider's Guides

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Nothing tops the insider knowledge of our experts here over at Inghams HQ. Whether you’re looking for a casual summer stroll in Switzerland, a romantic getaway in Slovenia or a interesting tale to bring home from Italy, we have our finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the Alps and have complied these handy Insider’s Guides to bring you the best of what’s on offer...
 

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Video Insider’s Guides: Meet our Experts
Meet our team of in-house experts as they tell you all about their countries: where to go and what to do to inspire you for your Lakes & Mountains holiday. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: 8 Real life fairytale castles and palaces
Each and every castle and palace has its own story to tell and has withstood the test of time, so if you feel like being whisked away to another time and place while on your Inghams holiday, look no further! Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Best photography spots
Whether you consider yourself an expert photographer, or you just love to upload the odd photo from your smartphone, here is a collection of fantastic spots throughout our resorts in Europe. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: 7 unforgettable summer festivals
Cultural, educational, musical, traditional, there is no shortage to the different kinds of festivals that the lakes and mountains throughout the Alpine region have to offer. Find out more...

 
 

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Insider’s Guide: 5 Glorious Gardens
If you enjoy all things bright and beautiful, then we have the perfect holiday for you! Immerse yourself in the colours and wonderful fragrances of some of the most impressive gardens found in our resorts. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Top 15 Romantic Resorts
Love is in the air… Over here at Inghams HQ we are always thinking about when and where our next holiday is going to be to, and we can’t wait to grab our partner’s hands and whisk them off on an adventure. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Best for spas, wellbeing and relaxation
In this day and age, a moment to yourself is considered precious. We have made it easier for you and have compiled a short guide to some of our best and exclusive spa hotels around the Alps. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Our top 9 Alpine walks
Whether you’re an amateur rambler, or a seasoned hiker, we have a trail to suit everyone, regardless of age, ability! Visit towns on the way, admire breathtaking views and maybe pause for a little tipple in a mountain top hut. Find out more...

 
 

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Insider’s Guide: 7 irresistible wine tours to tantalise those taste buds
Why not take some time to visit some wineries and vineyards during your visit to the lakes and mountains this summer? Inghams have compiled this nifty little guide to some of the loveliest, unique and yet traditional wine tours around Europe. We think you'll enjoy this one! Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Great golf courses
“Why would I go on holiday to play golf?” is the constant refrain of many. Well, let us tell you that many of the most stunning alpine vistas can be enjoyed from many of the perfectly cut fairways of these beautiful golf courses. So why not pick up your clubs, embrace some excitement and enjoy the game? Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Our most scenic cycling routes
With the popularity of cycling on the rise, it is easier now than it has ever been to just jump on a bike and explore the world - so why not have a look at where we recommend to go in our Lakes & Mountains collection for great cycling. There are some truly stunning trails out there waiting for you... Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Top 9 things to do in Lake Garda
Lake Garda in northern Italy sits nestled into the base of the Dolomite Mountains and plays host to some absolutely stunning views across the water to the mountains, as well as a particularly balmy microclimate that is perfect for cultivating some fabulous vineyards in the area... Find out more...

 
 

Top family summer holiday destinations
Insider’s Guide: Top family summer holiday destinations
We've pulled together 11 of our favourite destinations and some of our favourite things to do with the kids in tow, taking into consideration ages, interests and those vastly varying energy levels making sure everyone has a great time. Find out more...

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Insider's guide: Our favourite summer events
The Lakes and Mountains is brimming with festivals, celebrations and local customs, each with their own distinct personalities. We have the absolute privilege of inviting you, our Inghams guests, to take part in these festivities with us! Find out more...

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Insider's guide: Restaurants with amazing views
Inghams Lakes and Mountains offer so much more than walking and hiking. Here is our guide to the best place to eat the most delicious food whilst enjoying the most scintillating views. Find out more...

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Insider's Guide: UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Here's our guide to some of the world's most outstanding UNESCO World Heritage sites, some geographical, some cultural, some manmade, some a bit of both. We can ensure you're definitely going to want to visit some of these, they are stome real stunners... Find out more...

 
 

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Insider's Guide: Our favourite historic towns
The lakes and mountains are brimming with natural beauty and many also boast beautiful, historic towns, cities and villages. All our favourite historic towns offer compelling settings, ripe for exploring and serious sightseeing. Find out more...

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Insider's Guide: Music of the Lakes and Mountains
The spectacular scenery and fascinating history and culture of the lakes and mountains have inspired artists throughout history. Here are some of the defining sounds of this part of the world which we have handpicked especially... Find out more...

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Insider's Guide: Almabtrieb
September is festival season throughout the alpine regions of Austria, as villages celebrate the annual 'Almabtrieb'. This wonderful, traditional festival celebrates the end of the summer when the cows are led down the mountain to the valley and their stables for the winter. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Flora of the Lakes and Mountains
We celebrate the wild flora found in the lakes & mountains by picking some of our favourite species of flowers and trees.  You may be surprised at the variety of unique plant life that can be found in these gorgeous environments. Find out more...

 
 

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Insider’s Guide: Fauna of the Lakes and Mountains
From the cute and the cuddly to ferocious predators, a Lakes and Mountains holiday can be a really wild experience! If you keep a look out you may come across these incredible animals during your holiday. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Easter in the Lakes and Mountains
Across Europe, many of the Easter traditions and celebrations are easily recognisable: the Easter Bunny and Easter eggs. Yet, among the similarities and shared heritage there are also some startling differences. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Our favourite ice creams
We don’t know about you but we can’t think of a better way to enjoy a hot, sunny day in the lakes or mountains than with a delicious, cooling ice cream. It’s a classic holiday snack and the perfect reward for a day spent hiking or sightseeing. Find out more...

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Insider’s Guide: Our favourite cakes of the lakes
“Let them eat cake”! To be fair, we don’t take much persuasion. We reckon resting in a café with a piece of cake and a cup of coffee after a long hike in the mountains is one of life’s absolute pleasures. Find out more...

 
 

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Insider’s Guide: Our favourite summer excursions
Looking to fill your holiday with unforgettable experiences? Look no further than our holiday excursions which are perfect for creating fantastic holiday memories. Find out more...

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