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#21/92
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
A rich blend of cultures and influences have played their part in making Seville the magnificent city it is today, with charming old quarters, beautiful gardens and stunning historical attractions... read more »
#22/92
Rating:
4.25
(7 comments)
Enduring despotic rulers, revolutions, Nazi siege and the rise and fall of Communism, Russia's former capital has had more than its fair share of murder and mayhem and some good eating places too... read more »
#23/92
Rating:
4.2
(5 comments)
Destination: Sanaa
Trip type: Cultural, Road Trip
There were plenty of people who warned us off going to Yemen, but we chose to ignore them - and discovered an architectural wonder forgotten by time, plus a whole lot of fun... read more »
#24/92
Rating:
4.166665
(6 comments)
Barcelona has something for everyone - families, food-lovers, culture buffs, beach babes, romantic couples, or anyone who just wants a short break somewhere exciting, vibrant and very European... read more »
#25/92
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Krakow
Poland's second city Krakow offers architecture, history, great food, vodka and Europe's best dressed dogs... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Palermo
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The Sicilian capital of Palermo is an amazing mixture of Arab, Byzantine and Italian – a busy city, where the traffic never slows down, and life never stops ... read more »
#27/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Chania
Trip type: Beach, Shopping
The old Venetian seaport of Chania, on the northwest coast of Crete, oozes history - but with restaurants and clubs that are buzzing into the early hours, it's full of life, too... read more »
#28/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Vigo, Baiona
The port of Vigo in north-west Spain is a highly attractive city and offers some of the country's best seafood and wine... read more »
#29/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Paris’s 16th arrondissement is chic, comfortable and smart. But it offers much more than just poodles and perma-tans. There’s fine architecture, wonderful museums and affordable bistros too... read more »
#30/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Many backpackers in Cambodia do Angkor in a day – but its temples, reflected in lotus ponds and merging with the jungle, will keep you enthralled for three. Hiring a bike is the way to see them... read more »
#31/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí left his mark firmly on Barcelona. Escape the crowds on Las Ramblas to follow his trail, from the undulating paths of the Parc Guell to the 'melting' Sagrada Familia... read more »
#32/92
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Barcelona, Sitges
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
As well as being the birthplace of Spanish bubbly, Catalonia is also the place to discover some amazing modernista masterpieces... read more »
#33/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
If you don't want to swelter in a queue to see the Colosseum or the Pantheon, read on. From the Il Vittoriale war memorial to an optically puzzling church, Rome has plenty of alternative sights... read more »
#34/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Metz
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Metz is one of the prettiest towns in France, but short on culture – until now. The Centre Pompidou-Metz museum will bring a touch of modern excitement to the medieval town... read more »
#35/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Oxford
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Honey-coloured college quads, bicycling students in gowns and punts on the river – explore the stereotypes and more in Oxford, a great weekend break or a must-see on a trip around England... read more »
#36/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Budapest
Trip type: Short Break
Magnificent architecture, great value food, and seriously good cocktails - what's not to like about Budapest?... read more »
#37/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lille
If you want some French chic, culture, art and great food, you don't have to go to the capital - the answer lies an hour closer, in Lille ... read more »
#38/92
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Madrid
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
If you're looking for a cultural weekend break, look no further than Madrid. Boasting over 70 museums, 30 theatres and 50 music venues, the Spanish capital has plenty to offer the art enthusiast ... read more »
#39/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Benidorm
Design might not be the first thing you associate with Benidorm, but the mega resort on the Costa Blanca is a microcosm of 1960s and 70s architecture. The contemporary buildings are pretty groovy, too... read more »
#40/92
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: London
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Greenwich is a must for anyone with an interest in naval history - but this fascinating part of London offers fine architecture, fine art and fine food as well... read more »
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