• Granada

    Visit the Alhambra in Granada to experience one of the World’s Great Islamic Gardens

    by  • January 27, 2018 • Alhambra, Andalucia, City Breaks, Granada, Multi Centre Breaks, Religious Sites

    Granada in southern Spain is a wonderful city-break destination and a visit to the Alhambra is a “must”. Anyone who has been watching Monty Don’s “Paradise Gardens” series on television will have been treated to a feast of Islamic gardens in Europe and further afield. The first programme in the series  opened with a...

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    Budget airline EasyJet unveils new routes from Manchester to Dubrovnik and Granada

    by  • December 15, 2016 • City Breaks, Dubrovnik, Granada

    Granada is a wonderful city-break destination, either on its own or combined with other Spanish cities. Earlier this winter easyJet added the London Gatwick-Granada route to its portfolio.  Operations will commence in February 2017.  Yesterday the airline announced plans to add three new routes from Manchester Airport, including the very popular Croatian city of...

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    Trip Advisor’s Top 10 European Landmarks

    by  • April 20, 2016 • Barcelona, Brussels, City Breaks, Europe, Granada, Istanbul, Milan, Paris, Prague, Rome, St Petersburg, Top 10

    Europe’s ecclesiastical architecture celebrated as the finest landmarks on the continent. Following on from yesterday’s top 25 best destinations yesterday, I thought I’d have a look at the top 10 European landmarks as voted for in the 2016 Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. Voted for by millions of online users, here’s what they ranked...

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    Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Destinations

    by  • August 18, 2015 • Alhambra, Barcelona, City Breaks, Granada, Istanbul, Rome

    From Cambodia’s Temples of Angkor to the Coliseum in Rome, Lonely Planet Publishes its 500 Best Places on the Planet. There’s much talk in the travel world this afternoon about Lonely Planet’s grand unveiling of its latest book “Ultimate Travel: The 500 Best Places on the Planet… Ranked”. This new and essential travel guide, billed...

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    Granada – Much More Than Just the Alhambra

    by  • July 15, 2015 • City Breaks, Granada, Multi Centre Breaks

    It’s well worth spending time exploring the centre of Granada Granada is a popular destination at any time of year, mainly due to the popularity of the Alhambra, the majestic complex of palaces and irrigated gardens which nestles amongst the hills on the outskirts of the city. The Alhambra’s Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim emirs...

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    Granada & Seville – More than Moorish

    by  • December 15, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Granada, Religious Sites, Seville

    Away from the Alcázar and Alhambra, Seville and Granada have much to offer. Be it Barcelona’s Sagrada Família, Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum or Santiago de Compostela’s dazzling cathedral, it’s fair to say that the cities of Spain are each synonymous with a distinctive piece of iconic architectural design that sets them apart from their neighbouring...

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