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Passau and the three rivers

Europe

Few cities in land-locked Central Europe are almost surrounded by water. Michael Edwards finds that Germany’s Passau, with a Dachshund Museum, is different.

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A whistle stop visit to Prague

Europe

Mars Webb swaps Belfast for old town Prague for a pre-Christmas break that focuses on food and shopping. Quelle surprise!...

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The Danish Riviera

Europe

The Danish Royal family head for the North Zealand coastline as their summer retreat. Michael Edwards goes in search of the Riviera's...

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Beautiful Seville

Europe

A weekend away with old friends in Seville that I booked ages ago in the January British Airways sale ended up being a foodie extravaganza.

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Albi – so typically French

Europe

Heading south into France's Occitanie region, Michael Edwards discovers a city proud of its heritage. ...

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Amsterdam on foot

Europe

Mars Webb visits Amsterdam and finds a beautiful, eclectic and trendy city full of hidden gems and so many places to explore that she's...

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Danish Design

Europe

The Danes have a talent for design. Michael Edwards visits Copenhagen’s Absalon Hotel, Uformel Restaurant and cruises the canals to investigate.

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Gems of Gozo

Europe

Mars Webb takes a well-earned summer break on the island of Gozo, a beautifully serene Mediterranean escape just 6km north of Malta. ...

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Malmo: Sweden’s third city

Europe

Michael Edwards takes a boat cruise to explore a Swedish City that has reinvented itself....

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The Algarve’s affordable wellness retreat

Europe

After a ‘wellness evaluation’, burning around 600 calories in 30 minutes and sampling some classes – Michael Edwards returns from Longevity Cegonha Country Club, feeling good and with new resolutions.

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Forgotten France

Europe

Taking quiet roads through the Tarn region, Michael Edwards discovers France's hill-top villages....

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Queen Victoria’s Swiss Mountain

Europe

Following Queen Victoria's ascent of 7,000 feet Mount Pilatus, Michael Edwards stays in the Hotel Pilatus-Kulm...

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Light up Lucerne

Europe

LILU was the first Light Festival Lucerne. Michael Edwards visits one of Switzerland’s most stylish cities and predicts that LILU will grow and grow.

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Is a coach tour of Italy right for me?

Europe

If you plan 2019 to include an authentic travel adventure, get off the beaten track and take a Cosmos coach tour through some of Italy's...

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Reasons to walk the Camino de Santiago

Europe, Sponsored

The Camino de Santiago (or the Way of Saint James) is one of the most popular of the ancient pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostella....

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Domaine de Perches

Europe

Many of us dream of that epic restoration project in rural France. Michael Edwards enjoys a sumptuous boutique hotel that escaped Grand Designs’ attention

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Frankfurt’s buzzing

Europe

Staying in Jumeirah's tower of luxury, Michael Edwards discovers that Frankfurt is just about to become an even more attractive...

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The Algarve – a premier winter warmer

Europe

4 weeks winter sun in Portugal from just £596 per person...

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Malaga reborn

Europe

Spain’s sunny southern city on the Med has reinvented itself. Michael Edwards enjoys the chorizo, museums, tapas and wine.

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Aarhus: Denmark’s second city

Europe

Chic Scandinavian design, fascinating museums, beaches, superb food and just 90 minutes flying time from London: Michael Edwards reports...

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The most beautiful places to visit in Mallorca

Europe, Sponsored

From stunning mountains and breathtaking beaches to luxury accommodation and spectacular natural beauty, Mallorca has it all....

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Cultured Cordoba

Europe

Spain’s sunny southern city, an hour inland from the Costa del Sol, is perfect for a short break reports Michael Edwards.

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Touring Vendee on the west coast of France

Europe

Diane Priestley discovers cycling, canoeing, horse riding, succulent oysters and delicious French cuisine and asks: "What's not to love...

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Walking and cycling the Algarve

Europe

Rupert Parker heads to the Algarve in search of cycling routes and walking trails that are off the well-trodden tourist tracks. ...

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Valletta: European Capital of Culture 2018

Europe

Malta’s capital has had a makeover for its big year. Even if you can’t visit in 2018, Michael Edwards predicts that there will be future benefits for Europe’s smallest capital.

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Three of the best hotels in Greece for art lovers

Europe

Make your holiday to Greece a cultural extravaganza by staying in one of the countries most artistic hotels. ...

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Here is the news

Europe, Sponsored

Every year, Eurocamp travels just that little bit further to uncover a fresh selection of holiday destinations - new parcs that promise the...

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Back to the future

Europe, Sponsored

Plan a holiday you’ll always remember. Take a holiday that’ll go down in history, with one of Eurocamp’s parcs close to Europe’s historic past.

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Time to take a fresh look at Eurocamp

Europe, Sponsored

There was a time when camping holidays were for those who liked to keep things simple. But, as Eurocamp proves, it's possible to enjoy...

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Make yourself at home

Europe, Sponsored

Great outdoors, greater indoors. That's the Eurocamp promise. So why compromise on comfort when you can have it all?...

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Cruising Amsterdam on the Black Watch

Europe

From the white cliffs of Dover to the scenic Amsterdam canals, David Powell cruises with Fred.Olsen

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Cruising in Burgundy

Europe

David Powell spends a week on the luxury hotel barge L'Impressionniste cruising through Burgundy. ...

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Discover the delights of Occitanie

Europe

Created in 2016 Occitanie is France's Tuscany. Michael Edwards takes a gastronomic tour through historic towns and welcoming vineyards....

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Schladming: Austria’s summer paradise

Europe

Baking, biking, hiking, milking, sawing and zip-lining, Michael Edwards explores Thomson’s latest summer destination.

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Copenhagen: compact and cultured

Europe

The Danish capital offers far more than you can pack into a long weekend explains travel writer, Michael Edwards....

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The Spirit of Geneva

Europe

With beautiful scenic views, excellent craftsmanship and fine food, a weekend in Geneva offers a delightful taste of Swiss excellently....

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Walking in the footsteps of the Reformation

Europe

Walk back in time across the historic city of Geneva and marvel as the story of the Reformation unfolds in front of you.

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The island that thinks it’s a continent

Europe

Visiting Anfi del Mar, on Gran Canaria's sophisticated south west coast, Michael Edwards checks out today's - and tomorrow's - holiday...

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Next stop … Amsterdam Central!

Europe

David Powell lets the train take the strain as he enjoys a short break in Amsterdam. ...

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Forever young in Geneva

Europe

An Easy Pass, targeting the grey market, offers astounding value as Michael Edwards discovered on a 48 hour Geneva break

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Discover the real Brittany

Europe

Great escapes just across the Channel...

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Switzerland: Europe’s art gallery

Europe

Taking the tilting train from Basel to Geneva, Michael Edwards discovers why Switzerland is an art and culture lovers' paradise....

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The allure of Alicante

Europe

Michael Edwards flies off to the Costa Blanca and finds Alicante is just too good for a weekend break.

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Perfect winter sun destination

Europe

David Powell discovers an alternative side to Benidorm and it's nothing like the ITV sitcom. ...

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Six reasons to visit Provence

Europe

Charlotte Carlton offers six reasons why Provence should top your list of places to visit in 2016...

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Captivating Crete

Europe

50connect travel editor David Powell finds excellent faciliites and a world class spa at Aldemar Knossos Royal on Crete.

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Dolomites and Bressanone

Europe

Diane Priestley experiences one of Europe's best-kept secrets; the blissful mountain retreat at Adler Spa Resort in Val Gardena....

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Explore Europe this Bank Holiday

Europe

With the May bank holiday fast approaching, reinvigorate your summer wardrobes at jet off on a short break....

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Perfect places for a short break this spring

Europe

Days are getting longer and warmer. So it’s the perfect time to pack your bags and book a weekend away. Katie Cosstick of Cox & Kings has some suggestions for where to go.

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Chamonix – gateway to the European Cascades

Europe

Jennie Carr explores the stunning landscape around the French alpine resort of Chamonix...

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Sormland: Discovering a food and wine paradise

Europe

Diane Priestley continues her tour of the culinary rich Sormland region of Sweden ...

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Sublime Sweden is full of surprises

Europe

Diane Priestley is dazzled by Swedish culture and history and the captivating charm of Sormland.

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Following the paths of remembrance evokes powerful emotions

Europe

Diane Priestley joins a weekend tour in Nord and Pas de Calais in Northern France tour some of the landmarks of the First World War....

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Exploring Emilia-Romagna

Europe

Foodie heaven: travel guide to the Emilia-Romagna region, the gastronomic heart of Italy....

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Walking holidays in Italy, with wine too!

Europe

Jennie Carr discovers the recipe for a great holiday walking in Italy while feasting on the rich history and culinary delights.

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Yoga: Flexible feats in Southern Spain

Europe

Diane Priestley visits Kaliyoga Retreat in southern Spain with a fit and feisty group of people in their 50s and realises age is really...

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Switzerland summer breaks – Lucerne and Interlaken

Europe

Diane Priestley enjoys the picturesque lake and mountain region of Switzerland in the gentle summer months....

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Dunkirk – Regional capital of culture 2013

Europe

David Powell takes the short hop across the English Channel to explore Regional Capital of Culture, Dunkerque.

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Geotourism in The Azores

Europe

Ben Whitmarsh explores the spectacular volcanic landscapes of the Atlantic archipelago, The Azores ...

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Beginners guide to Italian food

Europe

Planning a spring getaway? Why not dust off your phrase book and discover the rich food heritage of Italy...

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Short breaks in France: Driving to Lille

Europe

Some of Europe’s finest cities can be found within a few hours of the Channel ports. 50connect enjoys the Flemish influence on Lille in Northern France.

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Shopping in Malaga: the ultimate winter blues antidote

Europe

Malaga's mild climate makes it the ideal place for a relaxed city break....

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Gibraltar rocks

Europe

The Rock of Gibraltar, located at the tip of the Iberian peninsula is a great holiday and short break destination reports David Powell....

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The magic of Bruges promises to beat the winter blues

Europe

The Historic Flemish city of Bruges is ideal for pre Christmas short breaks or shopping – as Diane Priestley finds out.

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Paris for the weekend

Europe

We show you how to spend two great days in the French capital....

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Tenerife – makes a great break

Europe

David Powell explores Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, find out more ... ...

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Nice – The Queen of the French Riviera

Europe

Nice is a near perfect holiday destination for a short city break – it’s the Queen of the Riviera.

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Rome for less

Europe

Which? Holiday's Paula Bonetti does the Grand Tour of this ancient capital city - without blowing the budget....

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