• Culture Breaks

    If you’re looking for culture , try some of Italy’s amazing lesser-known cities.

    by  • July 16, 2018 • Culture Breaks, Lucca, Perugia, Ravenna

    Cities such as Lucca, Perugia and Ravenna can offer culture but smaller crowds and lower prices than the better-known city break destinations.   For many years people travelling to Italy for a cultural break needed look no further than the big cities of Florence, Rome, Verona and perhaps Venice. Now travellers are looking to...

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    Seize the Moment in Salzburg This Year

    by  • May 18, 2018 • Culture Breaks, Music, Salzburg

    Salzburg

    There’s an extensive programme of cultural events taking place in Salzburg all year Salzburg is a beautiful city, famous for so many things including the Mirabell Palace and Gardens, the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Hellbrunn Palace with its trick fountains and the Getreidegasse.  Salzburg is also well known for being the birthplace of the composer...

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    Enjoy the full flavour of Italy by heading to some of the lesser-known cities.

    by  • January 17, 2018 • Bologna, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Lucca, Ravenna

    Lucca, Ravenna and Bologna are all historic cities waiting to be discovered.   Many British travellers are now very familiar with the most popular Italian city break destinations of Venice, Florence and Rome.  These are certainly wonderful cities and I would be happy to re-visit them time and time again as each city has...

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    The introduction of the Pisa Mover has meant that the journey from Pisa Airport to Florence has never been easier.

    by  • August 9, 2017 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Florence

    Most visitors to Florence fly into Pisa Airport and have to transfer to Florence by train or coach. The Pisa Mover transport system was launched in late March and connects Pisa’s Gallileo Gallilei Airport with Pisa Centrale railway station. Running 365 days a year and departing every five minutes from 6am to midnight, the...

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    Bordeaux is alive with music, dance and art this Summer

    by  • August 2, 2017 • Bordeaux, Culture Breaks

    Always a lively city, Bordeaux has plenty of cultural events to interest visitors this year. Bordeaux has always been a dynamic, cosmopolitan city and this year there are a large number of special events taking place.  These include exhibitions, concerts, festivals and fairs. Lying on the River Garonne, this elegant city is also an...

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    Give Valencia a try – not only for it’s culture but also for its gastronomy.

    by  • July 29, 2017 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Food & Drink, Valencia

    Valencia is an excellent city-break destination but it lies under the radar for most tourists. Valencia might not spring to mind when you’re thinking of heading to Spain for a short break, particularly a foodie break.  However for a number of reasons Spain’s third largest city can justifiably be termed one of the top...

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