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The River Inn runs along the Engadine Valley  (© Graubünden Ferien)

Summer in the Swiss mountains

Destination: Swiss Alps

With the winter ski season fast finishing, St Moritz will soon turn into one of Switzerland' most stunning summer destinations: grand views, clean air, hiking and great food.

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The Kabargin moored at St Petersburg

Tales of the river in Russia

Destination: Russia

Russia’s northern lakes are beautiful, serene and easily reached from St Petersburg. So why do so few foreigners take this magical trip?

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Don't look down at the waterfalls

Who needs snow in out-of-season Schladming?

by Gabi

Destination: Schladming

A ski-free family trip to Schladming in the Austrian Alps holds a wealth of treasures

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Chillin' on the beach (© Suzy Faulkner)

Santander is superb

Destination: Santander

Northern Spain, and particularly Cantabria, is often overlooked by sun-seekers. But base yourself in Santander and you can discover beaches, food and wine to rival anywhere in the world

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There are many glorious views across Windermere

Windermere: loveliest of lakes

Destination: Windermere

The English Lake District is full of dramatic scenery and stunning waterways, none more popular than the jewel of the southern Lakes: Windermere

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Time for a tipple

Sail with me to majestic Mull

Destination: Isle of Mull

All at sea on the west coast of Scotland...what a wonderful place to be. The short break teeming with wildlife, walking, great food, equally great company and the best bit of all - relaxation

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Rock routes of Meteora

Destination: Thessaly

Step beyond stereotypical Greece, with its iconic Aegean islands and classic Athens monuments, and instead explore one of the country's best-kept secrets: the amazing rock pinnacles of Meteora

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The Milford Sound by boat

New Zealand: walking the Milford Track

Destination: New Zealand

With its steel-blue waters and soaring mountains, Milford Sound in New Zealand draws 500,000 visitors a year, travelling by boat and car. The best way to see it is on foot, hiking the Milford Track

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Walking the Pennine Way

The Pennine Way is England's toughest hike – 268 miles of pain. It's also 268 miles of glorious scenery, following the central watershed of the country all the way north to the Scottish border

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Don't miss the windows in St Thomas' church

Winchelsea weekend

by Janet21

Destination: Winchelsea

Winchelsea in East Sussex, on the brink of Romney Marsh, is a beautiful centre for anyone wanting to mix hiking and history or birdwatching and beer

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