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Articles and suggestions for holidays in Europe with your car

  • Late availability and offers posted w/c 23/3
     

    Late availability and offers posted w/c 23/3

    Ski Holidays W/C  11th April. Mountain Heaven (www.mountainheaven.co.uk  0151 625 1921) are offering selected catered chalets in a number of French resorts for just £299 per person (was £399), including shared transfer from Geneva. Resorts on offer include La Plagne, La Rosiere, La Tania, Les Arcs, Courchevel and Morzine.  Usual […]

     
     
  • Kylemore Pass, Connemara National Park
     

    Motor your way to Connemara

    Anyone who reads a quality newspaper would know that the stunning landscape of Connemara is synonymous with efforts by Irish Tourism to attract tourists to their country. You’ll see images of Kylemore Abbey and the moss-covered hills surrounding it in just about any brochure. But how many tourists actually make […]

     
     
  • "Toi Moi Mer", Ostend
     

    A Gastronomic Weekend in Ostend

    by Gary Phillips Before being offered this trip, I hadn’t really given much thought to visiting Ostend, a town often ignored by the hordes of tourists to Bruges, its close neighbour. There had been a few times when I’d travelled through at night after a long train journey from another […]

     
     
  • DFDS Princess of Norway
     

    Ferry Review: Newcastle to Amsterdam

    By Robert Lidster This route is operated by DFDS’ MS Princess of Norway. For more information and booking, visit the DFDS Seaways Website. As we approached the DFDS Seaways International Ferry Terminal at Royal Quays North Shields, we could see the m.s. Princess of Norway looming high above the terminal […]

     
     
  • Stena Europe Rosslare
     

    Fishguard – Rosslare Ferry with Stena Line

    Visit the Stena Line Official site for more details Stena Europe The Stena Europe (or the “Superferry” as Stena call it) sails from Fishguard at 14:30 and at 02:45, probably the two least attractive times for most travellers compared with the fast ferry (the “Express”) but the fares reflect this […]

     
     
  • Castles, Palaces and Gardens of East Germany
     

    Castles, Palaces and Gardens of East Germany

    Gary Phillips visits the Castles, Palaces and Gardens of East Germany vacated by the aristocracy when the Red Army marched in at the end of WW2. When the Red Army came marching across East Germany in 1945 the local aristocracy had to flee like their social circle had to, from […]

     
     
  • Driving to Herrenburg and Stuttgart
     

    Driving to Herrenburg and Stuttgart

    By Robert Lidster Germany is made up of 16 states and the third largest of these in both area (13,800 square miles) and population (10.7 million) is Baden Wurttemberg. Situated in the south western part of Germany to the east of the Upper Rhine, many of the states major cities […]

     
     
  • Driving to the Black Forest, Germany
     

    Driving to the Black Forest, Germany

    By Robert Lidster I have visited Germany many, many times and have travelled through the Black Forest area on a couple of occasions, but I have never spent any real amount of time in the Black Forest, until now. I was travelling with three adult family members; we were on […]

     
     
  • Wellington’s Portugal
     

    Wellington’s Portugal

    Trevor Claringbold points the way to a tour of Wellington’s Peninsula wars in Portugal against Napoleon. Mention holidays in Portugal and most people will instantly conjure up images of the clean sandy beaches along the Algarve. But there is far more to this superbly diverse nation, much of which is […]

     
     
  • Dingle Peninsula
     

    The Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

    The Dingle Peninsula in Kerry, Ireland, has to be one of the most spectacularly beautiful places on Earth. I was warned the weather was not going to be great this week, but as it turned out the sea mist that so regularly shrouds the headland at this time of year […]

     
     
  • The Ring of Kerry, Ireland

    by Gary Phillips The Ring of Kerry in western Ireland is 115 miles long but there are two parts of it that are unmissable. They are at each end of the Ring, which basically means you need to drive the whole of it to appreciate it fully. The local maps […]

     
     
  • Chenonceau Loire
     

    Camping Holidays in the Loire Valley

    Châteaux, vineyards, cathedral cities, riverside towns and glorious scenery – the Loire Valley is fabulous. By Sue Dobson The great River Loire and its tributaries wind through spectacular countryside, where vineyards hug hills and line valleys, picture book villages perch along riverbanks and medieval cities reveal their glories. Legendary châteaux, […]

     
     
  • Mulberry Harbour in Normandy
     

    Short Breaks in Normandy

    by Trevor Claringbold. Normandy may not have the beauty of its southern neighbour, the Loire Valley, or the dramatic coastline that Brittany to the west has. But it’s pretty rolling countryside, and pleasant sandy beaches are supplemented by some intriguing cities, centuries of history, and, above all, one of the […]

     
     
 

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...