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4.9
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There is no better way to buy French wine than direct from the maker’s vineyard. Here’s how to swill, sniff, spit and talk like an expert, and the best hotels to stay in... read more »
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5
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Both are full-blooded cities of southwest France, with accents forged by cassoulet, fighting and rugby football. Toulouse is bigger, Carcassonne more visited. So which is the short-break favourite?... read more »
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5
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If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...... read more »
#4/25
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4.666665
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Travel to the oenophile’s Mecca along the fertile Garonne River, to sip your way through of one the world’s most preeminent red wine capitals; Bordeaux, France... read more »
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5
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Destination: Requena
One of Spain's more unusual celebrations, the Wine and Water Festival held each August in the village of Requena is an electric mix of culture, music and, of course, wine... read more »
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5
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Wine, castles and a murderous blonde... an insider's guide to the Rhine, Germany’s most spectacular river valley... read more »
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5
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Often overshadowed by Italy’s better-known cities, Ravenna is one of the most amazing cultural centres you will ever visit... read more »
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5
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Destination: Paris
Paris by day is a wonderful place, but after dark the 'city of light' comes to life. The Eiffel Tower sparkles, the Seine is illuminated and the streets seem to glow as cosy cafés and bars beckon... read more »
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5
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Destination: Madrid
The Mercado de San Miguel is a magnet for foodies in the Spanish capital. Sample the mouthwatering fare of its food stalls, then set off on a tapas crawl of Madrid or join an evening wine tasting... read more »
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5
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For an authentic Spanish experience off the tourist beat, spend a couple of days in Valladolid, home to one of Spain’s most important museums and also a bit of a gourmet hotspot ... read more »
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4.5
(3 comments)
Salta is the most colonial city in Argentina yet still retains much Inca and Pre-Colombian influence. Discover how to start your voyage around the incredible north west, with Salta as your base... read more »
#12/25
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4.5
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Destination: Seville
Head to La Macarena district, a little-visited corner of Seville, for a glimpse of an older Spain ... read more »
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4
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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 »
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4
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A road trip from Biarritz to Barcelona offers something for all tastes: culture, tapas, wine, architecture, nightlife, sand and sea. Here's how we did it...... read more »
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3.666665
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Destination: Vienna
The Austrian capital of Vienna has a lot more to offer the gourmet than schnitzel, sausage stands and strudel - and the homegrown wine is as stupendous as the sophisticated cuisine... read more »
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3.5
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Destination: Paris
Paris evokes images of l'amour, romantic dinners, strolls along the Seine, fine wines... and far too much to see and do. To make the most of a short city break, follow the tips of one who is smitten... read more »
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3
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Destination: Hereford
Sample a taste of Herefordshire with a short break to this surprising English county... read more »
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3
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Destination: Florence
Trip type: Cultural
Odd museums, secret passageways and local delicacies - check out the sides of Florence your guidebook might not tell you about... read more »
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3.25
(4 comments)
There's more to Croatia than its beautiful coast. Venture inland and you'll discover ancient castles, thermal spas, stunning scenery and great wine. Here's just a taste of what’s on offer... read more »
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3
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One of the most popular cities in the world, Venice is more than a collection of famous sights to tick off - it's the perfect place to sit at a cafe, sipping a coffee and watching the world go by... read more »
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