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Britons look for more unique holiday experiences

Britons look for more unique holiday experiences

The stereotypical British summer vacation of two weeks in the sun on the Costa del Sol is a thing of the past, it has been suggested, as the average holidaymaker is now looking for a more singular experience.

Research conducted by distillers Bowmore shows 77 percent of people in the UK are interested in going on a holiday which exposes them to weather conditions not normally associated with a summer break.

Examples include taking a flight to Paris in winter and visiting the Sacre Coeur when it is covered in snow; and travelling to Thailand in the rainy season to view the vineyards.

The top-ranked weather-influenced holiday, which was voted for by 48 percent of respondents, involved an autumnal walk in the Scottish Isles followed by a glass of whisky in front of a glowing log fire.

However, the Spanish Tourist Office noted that there is still significant demand for flights to the Iberian Peninsula as many Britons view the location as a "home away from home".

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