Articles tagged with: summer-holidays
Following the success of Eurostar’s trial service to Lyon and Provence last spring, Eurostar’s annual summer services direct to Avignon in the South of France will open for sale tomorrow.
Need some inspiration for where to jet off to in 2014? A host of global events are shining a spotlight on the following destinations…
Yesterday at the ABTA Travel Convention 2013 held in Dubrovnik, VisitEngland, announced the latest tourism figures for summer this year, revealing a boost in tourism numbers during this past summer.
Worried that you’ve missed the boat when it comes to taking a summer holiday? We may have said goodbye to the spell of sunny weather here in the UK, but the mercury is still rising all across the Mediterranean if you want to fit in a sunbathe before the cold, autumnal days set in.
Why we’re loving Yorkshire this week:
Charlene Mitchell discovers an adventure-seeker’s paradise in the Canadian Rockies.
Here's what exciting events and festivals are happening in the UK this month:
Nendaz, a popular ski resort in winter, really comes alive in summer when you can discover the ancient network of bisses, as Sarah Gibbons discovers.
Ben Taub explores one of the most remote and unforgiving landscapes on Earth – Svalbard – and discovers that little has changed since the first Arctic explorers arrived on its frozen and wildlife-rich lands.
Every year in July, Nendaz – located in the heart of the Valais region in Switzerland – is transformed into a living scene of Swiss traditions and folklore. Over an entire weekend, more than 150 alphorn players meet in the resort to take part in the annual International Alphorn Festival, which also features traditional Swiss dancing, parades, craftsmanship and competitions.
Not sure you can wait until the next ski season for your snowsports fix? Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to ski during the summer months – on glaciers!
VisitEngland, the national tourist board, and the Forestry Commission have today launched a campaign to promote summer holidays in and around England’s woods and forests.
Looking for a unique holiday rental in the UK with plenty of character? We pick out our favourites for the summer:
All inclusive breaks are the go-to holiday type for those on a budget, but new research from Post Office Travel Money has revealed that they don’t cut costs as much as you might think.
From secluded coves to open, sandy bays, here are some of the best National Trust places to enjoy this summer:
A guide to the best family attractions in the UK – ‘The UK, Our Way’ – has launched, featuring a range of destinations and attractions that have been voted for by children as the nation’s top spots.
With temperatures nudging a toasty 30°C this week it’s time to get out and enjoy the Great Outdoors! Great Britain boasts 15 stunning National Parks, protecting the UK’s most spectacular landscapes and treasured wildlife. As National Parks Week approaches (July 29th to August 4th) we take a look at what each of Great Britain’s 15 'breathing spaces' has to offer.
As I made my way through emerald-green countryside, the rugged Blue Stack Mountains in the distance lit up in a glorious golden glow as the sun punched through the misty clouds above, I could see straight away why Donegal is one of the most popular destinations in Ireland to get away from it all.
Esme Fox heads to the charming southern French city of Toulouse to experience its annual Fête de la Musique and to see what else the ‘Pink City’ has to offer.
Miles of beach paradise is now available for private hire at North Beach Barbuda. For groups of friends and families looking for a stress-free way to holiday together, this beautiful stretch of sand on the sleepy island of Barbuda, neighbouring Antigua in the Caribbean, is a quirky and laid back alternative for up to fifteen people.
The summer holidays are nearly here!
To celebrate International Surf Day, we've picked out some of the best surf destinations around the world.
Anatolian Sky Holidays, specialists in the lesser-known and unspoilt resorts of Turkey, has reduced the price of a number of breaks departing in late June and early July by as much as 50 per cent.
Tour operator DialAFlight is offering a 12-night Mediterranean cruise onboard the brand new Royal Princess from £1,389 per person.
After the long light-deprived polar nights, the Arctic Circle is lit up in a continuous golden glow during the summer months, when the sun doesn’t set for months on end – creating the phenomenon known as the ‘midnight sun’.