Posts tagged with - Culture

Couples, Culture & History, Family & Fun, France, Trip Type

Lyon Festival of Lights

This winter, why not leave the busy shops behind, hop on a ferry to France and head to Lyon to see the city illuminated in its annual Fête des Lumières? During the first weekend of December, the streets of Lyon come to life with sparkling displays ...

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Activity & Adventure, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Culture & History, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Munich, Scandinavia, The Hague, Time Well Spent

Best Cities For Solo Travel In Europe

Europe is a great continent for solo travellers. Most destinations are easy to get to, there’s a good choice of accommodation for different budgets and most cultures are incredibly welcoming to tourists. Here’s our edit of the best cities in Euro...

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Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, France, Military history, Northern France

The D-Day Landings 75th Anniversary

Today, the 6th June, marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest land, air and naval operation in history, which saw over 150,000 soldiers land on the beaches of Normandy and was one of the main turning points of the second world wa...

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Culture & History, France

Four of the best bookstores in Paris

Four of the best bookstores in Paris The elegant streets and iconic landmarks of Paris are practically synonymous with romance when it comes to European getaways, while also being home to some of the oldest and enduring bookstores in Europe.   G...

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Belgium, Culture & History, France, Holland

The Best World Heritage Sites You Can Reach by Ferry

Europe is home to a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most of any continent. While the UK boasts many of its own World Heritage Sites, there are some fantastic locations just a stone’s throw away on mainland Europe.   France Mont-Sain...

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