• Festivals

    Carcassonne – A fairytale city and much more ……

    by  • July 5, 2017 • Carcassonne, Festivals

    The medieval walled fortress of Carcassonne is sure to delight every visitor. The enchanting fortified medieval town of Carcassonne looks rather like a young child’s dream creation rather than a real place. The old walled city, known as La Cité, certainly is a real place with a rich history.  It’s not difficult to imagine...

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    May Mayhem!

    by  • May 10, 2016 • Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Cannes, City Breaks, Festivals, Film, Milan, Music, Sport, Stockholm, Turin

    From Barcelona to Basel, there’s no shortage of big events taking place across Europe. There’s plenty of events taking place across Europe over the next few weeks, be it football, formula one or film and music festivals. Here’s just a brief snapshot of what’s happening… Cannes Film Festival The French Riviera is gearing up...

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    It’s Nearly Carnival Time in Basel!

    by  • February 12, 2016 • Basel, Festivals

    Carnival festivities completely take over the Swiss city of Basel for three days every February   The Basel Carnival (or Basel Fasnacht) completely takes over the city from 4am on Monday 15th February until 4am on Thursday 18th, providing a thrilling time for locals and tourists alike.  For almost 700 years this three day...

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    Lisbon – A City to Experience at any Time of Year

    by  • October 1, 2015 • Cascais, Festivals, Film, Lisbon, Sintra

    In October Lisbon’s film festivals attract over 30,000 visitors to the city Lisbon’s calendar is packed with diverse festivals and cultural events throughout the year, from art and craft exhibitions to fashion, food and film. Fans flock to the huge summer music festivals, while contemporary theatre, outdoor jazz concerts and motor-racing competitions offer something...

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