Make 2017 the year you plan to travel more, take a leap of faith and discover exciting new destinations. We select six top destinations for you to consider, travelling with solo-specialists One Traveller
Best for: First time single travellers
For first-time guests, Budapest is the ideal holiday for dipping your toes in the water. Straddling the River Danube, the Hungarian capital is rich in architecture, riverside promenades and coffee houses. This holiday includes trips out to Lake Balaton, the beautiful village of Szentendre and an exclusive dinner cruise on the Danube. To take extra care of first-time guests, there will be two Tour Managers solely there for the group of travellers.
Departing: May, September and October 2017 and priced from £1,220pp
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Verona Opera Festival
Best for: Once in a lifetime experience
The Northern Italian city of Verona is speckled with pretty palazzi, elegant squares and medieval gems. Christened the 'City of Love' as it was where Shakespeare staged his famous play Romeo and Juliet Verona is also rich in Roman architectural gems. The stunning Roman amphitheatre Arena di Verona is most famous for staging large-scale works and where you will be able to watch two operas during your stay. You will explore a 17th century winery and a journey along the picturesque Lake Garda.
Departing: July and August 2017 priced from £1,450pp
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Lake Bled, Slovenia
Best for: Uncovering a hidden gem
Offering pure scenic beauty, Lake Bled, Slovenia, is an unspoilt hidden gem. This eight-day holiday includes a cruise on Lake Bohinj, an enchanting train ride to the Postojna caves and a trip to Bled Island by horse and carriage. Your four-star hotel offers full wellness and spa facilities, coupled with breath-taking views of the lake. A great way to spoil yourself and discover somewhere new.
Departing: May, June, July and September 2017 priced from £1,490pp
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Best for: Creating unforgettable memories
Fascinating culture, world famous landmarks and natural beauty, a holiday to China will create unforgettable memories. Visit the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors. Spend a day at the Chengdu Panda Conservation Centre and spend a day cruising the stunning Li River. Also enjoy entertainment from the Peking Opera, Tang Dynasty Show and famous Shanghai Acrobats. This holiday is carefully put together with solo travellers in mind, giving you time to soak up every second during your once in a lifetime adventure.
Departing: March, April and October 2017 priced from £3,090pp
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Best for: A scenic staycation
The English Cotswolds can’t be beaten for a luxurious staycation. Your home for four nights is the four-star Billesley Manor. From here, you’ll visit stately homes, landscaped gardens and of course, Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Soak up the views travelling aboard the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway, whilst indulging on cream tea.
Departing: April, August and October 2017 priced from £820pp
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Best For: Experiencing new cultures
A short flight away with no time difference, travel to a land of spice-scented mystery and medieval kasbahs. Take a magic carpet ride from the Sahara to the snow-dusted High Atlas Mountains. Escape the winter to a warmer climate, where a touch of the exotic is closer to home than you'd think.
Prices from £2,030pp
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One Traveller offers holidays for the single traveller aged over 50. Holidays are fully inclusive, accompanied by experienced tour managers and with no single supplements. For more information visit www.onetraveller.co.uk /01760 722011