Archive for category: European Cities

A brief guide to the cities of Europe for the new visitor

  • Grand Plage in Biarritz from Hotel de Palais
     

    Unique Biarritz (Video)

    When you find yourself in downtown Biarritz, you get the impression of a much larger city. Believe it or not, it has a permanent population of less than 30,000, but when you count the adjacent towns of Anglet and Bayonne it is closer to 120,000. It was a traditional fishing […]

     
     
  • Offers and late availability 29/05/15
     

    Offers and late availability 29/05/15

    7nts, INDOOR / OUTDOOR SWIMMING IN CORNWALL, £132 PP – SAVE 20%: Classic Cottages (01326 555 555, www.classic.co.uk,) has a 20% saving on The Garden Apartment (sleeps six) – a stylish property within the elegant Regency Carnethic House on the edge of Fowey. The heated indoor swimming pool has retractable […]

     
     
  • Many of these offers expire shortly so don’t hang around-Late availability and offers, Friday 22nd May
     

    Many of these offers expire shortly so don’t hang around-Late availability and offers, Friday 22nd May

    Some large savings this week. Offers for Cornwall, Greece, Italy, Mallorca, Sicily…Many of these offers expire shortly so don’t hang around if they are of interest! Save up to £1000 to Mallorca with Coastline Villas With a pool overlooking the picturesque village of Sant Vicenç and the glittering Mediterranean seas […]

     
     
  • Late availability and offers-Mexico, Cornwall, Amsterdam & Greece
     

    Late availability and offers-Mexico, Cornwall, Amsterdam & Greece

    A lovely mixed bag this week with something for everyone! 7nts, FIVE-STAR SECRETS, MEXICO, FROM £1,389 PP – SAVE £800 PER COUPLE: DialAFlight (0844 556 6060, www.dialaflight.com) offers savings of £800 per couple at the brand-new Secrets Akumal (pictured) in the heart of the Riviera Maya (opening 1 November 2015). […]

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
  • Whisky, Shakespeare, Crete, escorted rail, Spain and more!

    The members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators are all specialist companies who provide unusual and stimulating holidays all over Europe (and beyond) for travellers who want to get away from the mainstream, but who still want the security of a bonded tour operator (the ‘bond’ ensures that your money […]

     
     
  • Weird and wonderful festivals 2014-part1
     

    Weird and wonderful festivals 2014-part1

    We love a good festival, and we don’t just mean tented cities with lots of bands. Food festivals, wine festivals, saint’s festivals, giants festivals…they are all a great excuse for a knees up.  French regions do festivals really well and Charente Maritime is no exception (who wouldn’t love a party […]

     
     
  • Lisbon In 48 Hours – Sun, Sights And Savings
     

    Lisbon In 48 Hours – Sun, Sights And Savings

    Portugal’s capital is the perfect choice for a vibrant autumn break One of Europe’s sunniest capitals, September and October temperatures in Lisbon still reach the low 60s and high 50s making it the perfect escape from the autumn chill in the UK. And with two new viewing points adding to […]

     
     
  • New Eurostar service between London and Amsterdam
     

    New Eurostar service between London and Amsterdam

    A new partnership with Dutch railways will see Eurostar services commence in December 2016 with journey times of around four hours which will revolutionise travel between the two capital cities. The announcement was made on the 27th September by the UK Secretary of State for infrastructure and the environment as […]

     
     
  • Lisbon Voted Best City Destination In Europe
     

    Lisbon Voted Best City Destination In Europe

    Lisbon, the cosmopolitan and fascinating capital of Portugal, has been named Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2013. The city triumphed at the prestigious World Travel Awards which are considered to be the ‘Oscars’ of tourism. The esteemed World Travel Award was presented to Turismo de Lisboa at a gala in […]

     
     
  • Una Notte al Museo – Saturday Night Openings At Italian Museums
     

    Una Notte al Museo – Saturday Night Openings At Italian Museums

    It is now possible to visit a number of the most important museums in Italy at night, every last Saturday of the month until the end of the year. This initiative is valid all over Italy and is accompanied by other events such as concerts, ballets, cultural and literary events. […]

     
     
  • The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen
     

    The Little Mermaid Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

    She may not look a hundred years old but she is hitting a milestone anniversary next week. On Friday, 23 August 2013 The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, inspired by the fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen, celebrates her 100th birthday with festivities taking place in major cities around the […]

     
     
  • The Reykjavik International Literary Festival

    Reykjavik boasts one of Europe’s best literary festivals, and where better to stay than Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura, that hosts weekly ‘bed time’ story readings. Get ready to snuggle under a sheep skin rug with a hot chocolate and listen to traditional Icelandic stories after seeing some of the world’s […]

     
     
  • City of arts sciences, Valencia
     

    What to do while on a Short Break in Valencia

    Rachel Webb offers some background information about Valencia and what you must do and see on a short break. Since the arrival of the Romans, Valencia, with its average temperature of 16.7C has appealed to many different types of visitor. With a year-round enviable Mediterranean climate and more than 100 […]

     
     
 

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...