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English Riviera International
Dance Festival in Torquay
May 31, 2024

9 Days

May 31, 2024

From: $3,629*
per person

Please join AAA for a unique opportunity to join in a celebration of dance at the English Riviera International Dance Festival!

Experience the excitement of competitions with a chance to get involved with an outstanding dance programme for social dancers. There will be morning workshops and tutorials with social dancing available in the afternoons and evenings. Watch quality competitions and enjoy Top Class demonstrations and practice sessions with top coaches. See the sites of London and beautiful coastal towns of the English Riviera with free time to explore. The TLH Victoria Hotel in Torquay is full of traditional charm, dating back to 1867. This elegant 3 star hotel is situated in the heart of Torquay on the beautiful English Riviera and a 5 minute walk to the seafront. We invite you to join us on this once-in-a-lifetime experience! 

See Festival Details Below

*Rates are per person, land only, based on double occupancy. Rates do not include airfare, air taxes or possible fuel surcharges. A Non-Refundable Deposit of $300 per person (double) $600 (single) is due at time of booking. Travel Insurance is highly recommended. Itinerary is based on 2022 and subject to change. Rates, hotels, events and itinerary are subject to change. Events and inclusions listed may be substituted/eliminated based on passenger participation and have no cash value. Passports are required for US citizens and must be valid 6 month beyond return date of tour. This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven grounds. Change and Cancellation fees apply. Contact your AAA Travel Advisor for full details. The Auto Club Group is not responsible for errors or omissions printed in this document.


Upon arrival at London, you’ll have a private individual transfer to your hotel. There is free time to explore the city or relax after your journey.

This evening meet your Travel Director for your welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

Hotel: Hilton London Kensington or similar – 2 Nights 

This morning, enjoy a guided city sightseeing tour of London with a Local Specialist. See Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.

This afternoon, you’ll have reservations to board The London Eye for spectacular views of the city.

The evening is free to explore on your own. (B)

This morning, say goodbye to London and travel to the part of England known as the English Riviera. Spend the next 5 nights in the town of Torquay, where you can dance to your hearts’ content. Check in and freshen up for dinner at the hotel. After dinner, retire to the ballroom for an evening of dancing. (B, D)

Hotel: TLH Victoria Hotel or similar – 5 Nights

Enjoy all day dancing in the ballroom of your hotel. (B, D)

Today, you may want to take in some of the local sites of Torquay and the bustling waterfront. You are also welcome to return to the ballroom for more dancing. (B, D)
This morning, we’ll take an excursion to Dartmoor, with its 368 square miles of dramatic scenery. There will be plenty of time for you to have lunch in any of the restaurants in the Park.
This afternoon,  we’ll go on to the beautiful coastal town of Salcombe to explore on your own. Salcombe sits on the banks of the Kingsbridge Estuary making it one of the prettiest towns in South Devon and is famous for its delicious crab. 
Return to an evening of dancing in Torquay (B, D)
Today, we’ll take a tour of Plymouth, nestled on the south coast of beautiful Devon. Plymouth is an historical city with hundreds of years of maritime history. Explore the city on your own and visit its many shops, historical sites and maybe get a taste of their fish and chips. 
We’ll return to Torquay for an exciting Gala Night at the Town Hall with dancing and demonstrations by champion dancers. (B, D)
The dancing portion of your tour will end today, although you may have some time for dancing in the morning before departing for London. Upon arrival in London, check into your hotel with time to freshen up before your Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)

Hotel: Hilton London Kensington Hotel or similar – 1 night
After breakfast, you’ll have one group transfer to the airport*. (B) 
What an exciting adventure with memories that will last a lifetime! 
*airport and time to be determined


  • Arrival Transfer and Group departure transfer
  • 3-nights’ accommodations at Hilton London Kensington or similar
  • 5-nights’ accommodation at TLH Victoria Hotel or similar
  • 12 Meals: 8 Breakfasts & 7 Dinners
  • Local Tour Director
  • Services of a AAA Tour Manager
  • See Event Details Below
   **Itinerary based on 2022 schedule
   and subject to change

English Riviera International Dance Festival Details
(subject to change)

   Social Dancers
  •  Morning workshops with tutorial each day for all  
  • Social dancing available every afternoon & evenings 
  • The option to watch quality
  • Top-class cabarets 
  •  The opportunity to enter a social competition  
   Competitive Dancers   
  •  Competitions every evening 
  • Masterclasses and supervised practice sessions with top coaches
  • National League Events & Championships 
  • Grand Finals    
  •  Dinner, bed & breakfast at the TLH Victoria Hotel  
  •  Two Beautiful Ballrooms 
  •  Dancing every afternoon for all 
  • Top Class Demonstration from a talented couple   
  • Opportunity for all to join
    supervised practice sessions with top coaches on hand to help
  • Black Tie Gala Dinner & Dance at the Riviera Conference Centre on
    the final evening, followed by the Grand Finals and Social Dancing for all in the Warwick Ballroom
  • Use of all the superb facilities at TLH 

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Please contact your local AAA Travel Advisor or call 1.877.371.5757
Colorado call 1.866.212.8639 / Carolinas call 1.877.912.8747