Simonseeks Special Features

Spotlight on Rimini

Golden beaches, sparkling Adriatic waters and a rich Roman history. No wonder home-grown director Fellini immortalised the popular seaside resort of Rimini in his films Read the guide

Nimes: Roman ruins and first-rate restaurants

Filled with an array of ancient Roman architecture and bursting with vibrant Mediterranean life, Nimes, the historic capital of France’s Gard region, is a great place to soak up some sun Read the guide

Sunshine and sherry in Jerez

The birthplace of sherry and flamenco, Jerez is a jewel in the heartland of sunny Andalucía, full of baroque grandeur, cosy bodegas and historic Moorish beauty Read the guide

Helsinki: spend a weekend by the water

Soak up Helsinki's Nordic charm on foot or venture further afield – the city is surrounded by water on three sides, and it is easy to visit some of Finland’s attractive offshore islands Read the guide

Bucharest: Paris of the east

With centuries-old churches and modern steel-and-glass buildings, the Romanian capital of Bucharest is on the brink of change – there is no better time to visit than the present Read the guide