Get away for less with five brilliant bargains for under £50.
Sunshine, culture and romance are just a few pounds and a short flight away. Don’t miss out on some last minute autumn sunshine; whether you find it on the elegant streets of Paris or the balmy shores of Corfu!
They say the best things come in small packages and Bremen is no exception. This beautiful historic city has a heart of red-brick, Art Nouveau and medieval architecture with picturesque twisty streets and wide cobbled squares. The oyster-shaped science centre is a modern addition but doesn’t detract from the quaintness of the old town.
Home of the Brothers Grimm, the legacy of their haunting and slightly dark fairy-tales can be seen all over the city, from sketches to paintings peeking out from buildings and shop windows to the famous statue of the Town Musicians of Bremen. Lush green fields will appeal to walkers while the coffee houses, hearty local foods and ancient wines are loved by gastronomes. Find flights to Bremen.
Surrounded by landscapes of rocky mountains, sandy coves, tiny fishing villages, palm trees and beautiful coastline; Gerona is a fine Roman city. Roman, medieval and gothic architecture line the ancient streets of this walled city like the stunning Sant Doménech Convent, an old gothic cloister.
Gerona is a shopper’s paradise where you can buy Spanish anchovies, wines from D.O.Empordà, Costa Brava, sausages, strong cheeses, meats, fruit, biscuits, and delicious Camprodón honey. Also keep an eye out for local ceramics. Feast your eyes and tummy on the provinces wonderful cuisine from giant prawns and luscious lobsters. Wild mushrooms and locally made cheeses are a must try. Visit Roman churches and monasteries, cycle, walk, swim, eat and be happy! Find flights to Gerona
If you’re after a holiday full of smiling faces, lively music and snug Irish pubs then Dublin is the place for you. Culture spills out onto the city streets in the architecture, museums and galleries, in the literary tours and the hallowed halls of Trinity College.
The streets are stuffed with shops, cafes, bars and restaurants serving up fresh gourmet cuisine. Irish bars provide some of the most spirited live music on the planet, along with the quintessential and hard-to-beat Irish ‘craic’. Dublin is a captivating city with a while lot of soul. Find flights to Dublin.
If you yearn for the finer things in life from clothes to coffee, food and art, Milan is a treasure trove of luxury boutiques and home of high fashion. From Leonardo Da Vinci to Dolce and Gabbana, Milan is elegant and sophisticated, just like the locals. Enjoy the evening ‘aperitivi’ scene; nibbling on luxurious food platters with champagne in hand before a night on the terracotta tiles beckons.
Let the avant-garde arts lure you into the world famous La Scala Opera House or the other mecca of Milan; the San Siro Stadium where AC Milan play to vast, excited crowds. High fashion and hazy heat is the recipe for this gourmet city. Find flights to Milan.
The ‘City of Lights’ is a joy at any time of year but as we tiptoe towards Autumn, the sublime streets of Paris should be quieter than most other times of the year. Shop in the fabulous Marais, saunter along the Seine and gaze longingly through patisserie windows in peace. A feast for the eyes, Paris’ art and architecture is some of the most beautiful in the world. Admire the engineering of the Eiffel Tower and the elegance of the Louvre. Visit the Cimetière du Montparnasse where the grave of Jean Paul Sartre lies or enjoy a night of naughtiness in the Moulin Rouge. Dine in the L’Ardois bistro, one of the city’s finest and let the gastronomic grandeur of Paris delight your taste buds. Find flights to Paris.