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Take a trip to the Tunisian resort of Sousse and you'll find glorious beaches, superb seafood and an historic old city, with the ritzy new marina at Port El Kantaoui just a short ride away... read more »
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Destination: Bohemia
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The southernmost region of the Czech Republic, Bohemia is a land of dramatic castles, medieval towns and tranquil river valleys. Best of all, it's still surprisingly free of crowds... read more »
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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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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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Russia’s northern lakes are beautiful, serene and easily reached from St Petersburg. So why do so few foreigners take this magical trip?... read more »
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The Belgian coast doesn't spring instantly to mind when you think of beach destinations - but it's well worth a visit, with endless dunes, unspoiled nature reserves and some quirky sights... read more »
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5
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Destination: Luxembourg
Trip type: Short Break
Luxembourg is often written off as little more than an expensive financial base - but with stunning scenery, centuries of history and a beautiful capital, that couldn’t be further from the truth... read more »
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Destination: Istanbul
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Standing on the very link between Europe and Asia, Istanbul also marries modern and ancient, and is one of the most amazing cities in the world... read more »
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4.5
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North Wales not only has some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain, it also boasts pretty villages, historic towns, medieval castles, and a real welcome in the Snowdonia hillsides!... read more »
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4
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Destination: Prague
Trip type: Short Break
Prague is a city with so many remarkable places to visit, it’s hard to know which to choose. Plan your trip well, and you can fit an awful lot into a short time... read more »
#11/23
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4
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It may be way off the usual tourist trail but that's all the more reason to love Portugal’s ancient capital of Coimbra and its beautiful surrounding countryside... read more »
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4
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Destination: Warsaw, Plock
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Poland is a country that has one of the most diverse and interesting characters in Europe, and the area around Warsaw, the capital, is both beautiful and surprising... read more »
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4
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Destination: Pisa
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
The famous Leaning Tower may bring the tourists in their thousands, but many miss the wealth of other interesting sights that Pisa has to offer... read more »
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3
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The English Lake District is full of dramatic scenery and stunning waterways, none more popular than the jewel of the southern Lakes: Windermere... read more »
#15/23
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3
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From Swanage to Weymouth, the Jurassic Coast is one of the most varied and beautiful in England, and is now a World Heritage Site... read more »
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The pleasant little town of Namur makes the perfect base for exploring the Belgian Ardennes, a scenic region of steep river valleys, dense forests and historic sites aplenty... read more »
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Destination: Pompeii
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Nowhere else on earth gives as vivid an insight as Pompeii into how ordinary people lived 2,000 years ago - or shows so graphically how they died... read more »
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The dark pine forests, deep valleys and cascading waterfalls of southwest Germany’s Black Forest region are a joy to explore... read more »
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Destination: Normandy
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
As well as having many historic links to Britain, beautiful beaches and magnificent cities, Normandy is also one of the friendliest regions to visit in France... read more »
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Miles of vibrant, multicoloured fields, millions of blooms and the world’s largest flower garden... No wonder so many travellers head to the Netherlands each spring!... read more »
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