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Flight-Free Europe

Low carbon holidays and city breaks

There's no denying the enduring popularity of exotic adventures to foreign lands, but as the reality of climate change takes hold it's clear that lifestyles will, and must change: travel and tourism included. The holiday of the future may mean a longer, slower trip to destinations closer to home, and with incredible cultural and natural diversity packed into one small, and highly connected, continent, where better for a flight free holiday than within Europe?

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There's no denying the enduring popularity of exotic adventures to foreign lands, but as the reality of climate change takes hold it's clear that lifestyles will, and must change: travel and tourism included. The holiday of the future may mean a longer, slower trip to destinations closer to home, and with incredible cultural and natural diversity packed into one small, and highly connected, continent, where better for a flight free holiday than within Europe?

This guide explores some of the best low-carbon holidays within the UK and Europe, from casual walking holidays to epic rail journeys. Packed with inspiration and practical planning information to make your environmentally responsible holiday ideas a reality. Adventure is just a state of mind, tear up the boarding pass, it's time to explore closer to home.

Editors Karam Filfilan
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