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Midi-Pyrenees: a place in the sun

Destination: Midi-Pyrenees

If you haven’t discovered France’s Midi-Pyrénées, you’re missing a short-haul gem

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Semi-wild horses spend the summer months grazing up in the mountains

Ariège: a hidden gem in southern France

Destination: Midi-Pyrenees

Spending time in this beautiful, tranquil corner of France is guaranteed to soothe away 20th-century stress

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The Basilica de San Isidoro, Leon (© FreeCat)

In the footsteps of the kings of León

Destination: Leon

A key stop on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, León is the place to go for Romanesque, Gothic and Gaudí architecture. The past is palpable, but this is a throughly modern, vibrant city

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The ancient monastery of Leyre rises out of the early evening mists

Navarra: Spain in miniature

Destination: Navarra

From snowy mountains to dusty desert, the stunning landscapes of the small province of Navarra, in northern Spain, are nothing if not varied

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The old Market Square is the heart of Warsaw’s reconstructed centre

Wonders of Warsaw

Destination: Warsaw

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

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