Plan Your Year - May Guide

From island-hopping around the Croatian islands of the Adriatic Sea to experiencing the unforgettable atmosphere of Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix, let’s take a look at some of the top picks for May…


Calling all Formula One lovers! Embark on a trip to the luxurious country of Monaco to witness the spectacular Monaco Grand Prix. Held annually around the end of May or the beginning of June, the iconic racing event features one of the most famous street circuits in the world. After enjoying some on-track action, uncover the wonderful highlights of the world’s second-smallest country, from bustling casinos to Michelin-star restaurants!

Delve into the best of Monaco here



Held annually across five days in May, the Chelsea Flower Show is run by the Royal Horticultural Society and is one of the world’s most famous floral shows. Witness the magnificent displays of show gardens and flowers as you stroll around the beautiful and vibrant grounds, hearing from experts along the way. Discover some of the world’s most remarkable floral work, learn some of the best gardening tips and capture beauty like no other!

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Costa Rica

Breathtaking national parks, incredibly diverse wildlife and the adventure capital of Central America, embark on an unforgettable journey across the best of Costa Rica this May! Spend the night in a cloud forest lodge, explore volcanic landscapes and witness the abundance of unique wildlife. From an exciting night safari in Monteverde to relaxing on the golden beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, there are endless adventures to be had in Costa Rica!

Uncover Central America's adventure capital this May


From hiking along the heavenly Amalfi Coast to a short-but-sweet city break in Rome, Florence or Milan, May is a wonderful time to delve into the many wonders of Italy. With warm temperatures, flowers in bloom and fewer crowds than during the busier summer months, May is an excellent time to visit some of Italy’s most popular destinations and attractions. Stroll through the picturesque towns and scenic vineyards of Tuscany, witness the magnificent views of the Dolomites on one of Europe’s most popular hikes and indulge in mouth-watering Italian cuisine as you explore the country’s culinary hotspots.

Enjoy the wonders of Italy this May


With the Adriatic Sea now warm enough to swim, sunny skies and fewer crowds, May is an ideal time to visit Croatia and cruise around its plethora of scenic islands. With over 50 national parks, fascinating historical sites and a rich cultural heritage, Croatia has something for everyone. Relax on the picture-perfect beaches on an island-hopping excursion, walk the Old Town Walls of Dubrovnik and capture the breathtaking natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Uncover the land of a thousand islands here