Welcome to a new podcast series TRAVEL POD produced by Senior Times in association with Travel Department
In this episode, Senior Times meets Hilda Smith, a well-known Blogger – Over the Hilda
Hilda give us her recommendations to some of the Short Break destinations she has enjoyed in Portugal and Italy.
Discover Portugal’s 2nd largest city on this 3-night guided holiday to Porto
Stay just outside the city centre for easy access to all of Porto’s must-see highlights. Hear the history of Porto from an expert, local guide on a half day guided city tour. Savour the flavours of the city with a wine tasting in a local Port cellar. Enjoy leisure time to discover Porto on your own, with tips from our local guide.
Prices from €529pp and departures in May, Sept, Oct & Nov
Discover Lisbon’s ornate architecture, delicious food & rich heritage on this 3-night Portugal holiday. Stay in a centrally located hotel for easy access to all of the city’s must-see highlights. Learn about Lisbon’s fascinating history from an expert, local guide on a half day city tour. Enjoy plenty of free time to explore the city on your own, with tips from our local guide.
Prices from €419pp and departures in March, May, Sept, Oct and Nov
Explore the charming university town of Salamanca on this 5-night holiday to Spain. Discover the capital of Spain on a half day guided city tour of Madrid.
Learn the history of Salamanca on a guided half day walking tour of the city.
Walk in the footsteps of Saint Teresa on a visit to the towns of Avila & Alba de Tormes. Enjoy a full day trip to the city of Valladolid, known for its Spanish Gothic architecture.
With prices from €899pp and departures in May and Oct
Lake Garda, Venice & Verona
Discover Lake Garda and its crystal blue waters on this 5-night holiday. Take a day trip to the medieval city of Bolzano, known as the gateway to the Dolomites. Explore ancient canals & beautiful architecture on a guided day trip to Venice. Visit the real-life setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet on an excursion to Verona. Enjoy plenty of free time to swim, shop or explore the charming towns around Lake Garda.
Travel Department is Irish Owned and Operated with over 25 years’ experience perfecting tours to 100s of destinations worldwide, their guided holidays typically include flights, accommodation, transfers and excursions. They carefully plan your trip, so you experience the best holiday highlights accompanied by a friendly local guide. With Travel Department you see more!