Helsinki - Madrid 56 day trip

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Helsinki, Finland

3 nights

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Parnu, Estonia

1 night

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Riga, Latvia

3 nights

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Kaliningrad, Russia

2 nights

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Torun, Poland

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Poznan, Poland

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Berlin, Germany

5 nights

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Hannover, Germany

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Verviers, Belgium

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Turnhout, Belgium

4 nights

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Calais, France

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Norwich, United Kingdom

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

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Blackpool, United Kingdom

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Newcastle, United Kingdom

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Leicester, United Kingdom

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Padstow, United Kingdom

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Marlborough, United Kingdom

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Lille, France

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Paris, France

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Poitiers, France

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Bordeaux, France

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San Sebastian, Spain

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Madrid, Spain

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Things to do in and around Helsinki

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  • Helsinki Cityscape
  • Temppeliaukio Church
  • Finnish National Opera House, main entrance
  • Path to Pitkäkoski - I
  • Hiking in Nuuksio National Park
  • Suomenlinna sea fortress
  • Senaatintori
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  • Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  • Market Square
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  • Finlandia Hall, Helsinki
  • Helsinki Cathedral
  • Finnish National Museum
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  • Esplanade Park in Helsinki
  • Resting by the monument
   
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Helsinki

Finland, Uusimaa region

CultureNight lifeFoodBeachesActive3 nights

A relatively young city, the Finnish capital commands the Baltic Sea with its diverse architectural landscape and a rich culture.

Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. The National Museum of Finland displays a vast historical collection from prehistoric times to the 21st century. The museum building itself, a national romantic style neomedieval castle, is a tourist attraction. The University of Helsinki also has many significant museums, including the University Museum and the Natural History Museum. The Helsinki Festival is an annual arts and culture festival, which takes place every August. Vappu is another annual carnival which begins on the evening of 30 April and continues to 1 May.
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Things to do in and around Parnu

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  • Parnu - 01
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  • Museum of Modern Art, Pärnu
  • Am Fluß in Estland, nahe Soomaa Nationalpark
  • Junipers in Matsalu National Park
  • AquaPark
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  • Parnu
  • Colorful wooden architecture
  • 3 ajupuu Kakra säärel
  • Pädaste fall
   
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Parnu

Estonia, Parnu region

BeachesActiveFoodNight lifeSmall towns1 night

Founded in the 13C, this sea-side town is popular for its lovely beaches and renowned spas.

Parnu is a city in southwestern Estonia on the coast of Parnu Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Livonia in the Baltic Sea. It is a popular summer holiday resort with many hotels, restaurants, and large beaches. The Parnu River flows through the city and drains into the Gulf of Riga. The city is served by Parnu Airport.
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Things to do in and around Riga

  • Riga  panoramika
  • Riga - City hall square
  • Looking up the Spiral Staircase in the Art Nouveau Museum
  • Riga Latvia 487 national art museum
  • Riga Latvia 610 national art museum
  • Rundāle Palace
  • Gauja_Valley_Hiking_Sight_from_Emperor_s_Seat-2010-July-07
  • Riga Latvia 673 museum ot the history of riga and navigation
  • Church spire
  • La rue Alberta (Riga)
  • Gutmana and Viktora caves
  • Turaida castle, Sigulda, Latvia
  • Wedding Plate
  • Riga.La maison Mentzendorff
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  • Riga Zoo visit
  • Holzsteg im Moor
  • Araisi Iron Age Lake Fortress
  • By Dainis Matisons
  • Museum of the Occupation in Riga
  • Freedom Monument - Riga
  • Riga Cathedral
  • Daugava river and rocks
  • Gasmasken vor Lenin
   
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Riga

Latvia, Riga region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoric3 nights

Founded in 1201, Riga is Latvia's center of Art Nouveau. History, culture, and art are seen in its architecture and landmarks.

Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 641,007 inhabitants, Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava. Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga's historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau/Jugendstil architecture and 19th century wooden architecture.[7] Riga was the European Capital of Culture during 2014, along with Umea in Sweden. Some of its many attractions include Art Nouveau Museum, St. Peter's Church, Latvian National History Museum, Riga Cathedral, Mentzendorff House, and more.
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Things to do in and around Kaliningrad

  • Калининград
  • Amber Museum
  • Königsberger Dom
  • Palmnicken or янтарный Калининградская область - Yantarny -  deutsche Allee style,2003
  • Pravoslavnaya Kirha v Chernyahovske
  • Бранденбургские ворота,Калининград,Kaliningrad  The Brandenburg Gate,2003
  • B-413 Submarine
   
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Kaliningrad

Russia, Kaliningrad Oblast region

Culture2 nights

Deceptively rich in cultural landmarks, this city blends European and Soviet influences, offering many interesting museums and parks.

Kaliningrad has many museums. A few examples are the Immanuel Kant museum on the Kneiphof island, the Regional Museum of History and Arts, which has parts of Königsberg Castle's Prussia Museum of local archaeological findings, and the Kaliningrad Amber Museum, which is situated in the Dohna Tower near the Rossgarten Gate. The city is also home to the Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, established in 1988, that is developing as a contemporary art museum. The Museum of the World's Oceans is located on the former research vessel Wityaz on the shore of the Pregel river.
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Things to do in and around Torun

  • View of Toruń's Old City from the City Hall Tower
  • Gothic Architecture Torun
  • Making gingerbread
  • Forest Road
  • Ratusz Torun
  • T-rex at Bałtów JuraPark
  • Camp Prison of Dachau
  • Wooden Windmill
  • The leaning tower of Toruń
  • Castle ruins
  • Torun - St. Johns Cathedral
  • Chelmno extermination camp
  • RT2008: Malbork
   
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Torun

Poland, Kuyavian-Pomeranian region

HistoricCultureFood1 night

Tracing its origins to a 13C Teutonic fort, this great riverside town boasts ample medieval architecture and a vibrant ambiance.

Torun is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula River. It is one of the oldest cities in Poland, and its medieval old town is the birthplace of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. In 1997 the medieval part of the city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2007 the Old Town in Torun was added to the list of Seven Wonders of Poland. National Geographic Polska rated the old town market and the Gothic town hall as one of the "30 Most Beautiful Places in the World." The city is famous for having preserved almost intact its medieval spatial layout and many Gothic buildings, all built from brick, including monumental churches, the Town Hall and many burgher houses.
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Things to do in and around Poznan

  • Klodzko/view from the fortress
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  • Poznan
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  • 61/365 Olympic pool swim
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  • Drawa
  • Zamek Cesarski
  • two croissants asleep
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  • Untitled
  • Camp Prison of Dachau
  • T-rex at Bałtów JuraPark
   
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Poznan

Poland, Greater Poland region

Night lifeCultureHistoricFood1 night

A lively city serving as the region's capital, famous for its hectic history, opulent marketplaces, and thriving nightlife.

Poznan is a city on the Warta river in west-central Poland, in the region called Greater Poland. Today, Poznan is one of the oldest and largest Polish centers of trade, industry, sports, education, technology, tourism and culture. It is particularly important academic center, with about 130,000 students and the third biggest Polish university. It is best known for its renaissance old town, destroyed during World War II and then rebuilt, and Ostrow Tumski cathedral. The Tumski Island itself is a place worth visiting, as are the Imperial Castle, the City Hall, and various churches and museums.
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Things to do in and around Berlin

  • Berlin skyline
  • Brandenburg Gate in Berlin at Dusk | Classic Germany Escorted Tour
  • Kulturforum
  • Berlin
  • IMGP8965-natural-history-museum
  • Chinesischer Garten
  • Müggelsee
  • Architektur im Scheunenviertel 6
  • Oranienstrasse
  • Berlin - Bode Museum 02
  • Egyptian Museum / Neues Museum
  • Auwald an der Oder
  • spreewald
  • Zoológico de Berlim / Berlin Zoo
  • Philharmonic concert hall (again)
  • Kammermusiksaal
  • Sony Center, Berlin
  • Pfaueninsel
  • Tropical Islands VI, Krausnick, 20180422
  • Botanischer Garten | Botanical Gardens (2)
  • German Parliament
  • Botanischer Garten | Botanical Gardens (2)
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  • 0418_IMG_4046 - Garden Kingdom of Worlitz, Dessau
  • Grunewald
  • Tiergarten, Berlin, Deutschland
  • .pergamont
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  • Berlin_RvR_14-04-28_IMG_6543
  • Moor
  • Havelblick
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  • Tauentzien
  • IMGP9068-berlin-wall
  • Schloss Charlottenburg
  • Oranienbaum
  • Flames of summer
   
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Berlin

Germany, Berlin region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life5 nights

With rich history, vibrant nightlife, world-renowned cuisine, and amazing museums, there is something for everyone in Germany's capital.

Berlin is the capital city of Germany. With a population of 3.4 million people it is Germany's largest city. Around one third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers and lakes. Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science, home to renowned universities, research institutes, orchestras, museums, and celebrities and is host to many sporting events. The city is well known for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts, public transportation networks, and an extremely high quality of living.
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Things to do in and around Hannover

  • Neues Rathaus
  • Herrenhauser Gardens, Hannover
  • Hannovers Altstadt (Hannover, 10.2008)
  • Das Wilhelm-Busch-Museum
  • High in the Hills
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  • Lemur
  • Harzwanderung
  • Mühlenplatz Oberweser
   
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Hannover

Germany, The Fairy-Tale Road region

CultureHistoric2 nights

Known as a city of commerce, Hannover does not disappoint with endless opportunities for culture, history, and nature.

Hanover, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Every year Hanover hosts the Oktoberfest Hannover, the second largest Oktoberfest in the world. One of the most famous sights is the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen. The Great Garden is an important European baroque garden. At the centre is Europe's highest garden fountain. The Berggarten is an important European botanical garden. The landmark of Hanover is the New Town Hall. A worldwide unique diagonal/arch elevator goes up the large dome to an observation deck. The Hanover Zoo is one of the most spectacular and best zoos in Europe.
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Things to do in and around Verviers

  • cuisine international
  • mosaica
  • place de la gare central, verviers
  • The Needlewoman
  • цамбуур!
  • Bouillon: le grand souterrain
  • Kasteel van Arenberg
   
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Verviers

Belgium, Wallonia region

1 night

Thanks to the Industrial Revolution, Verviers developed from a small 4C town to a thriving textile production center.

Verviers counts several museums, including the Wool and Fashion Tourist Center, housed in a beautiful former factory with a Neoclassical-style facade. The Grand Theater, also known as La Bonbonniere, was built in the same style at the end of the 19th century, while the Grand Poste was built in the Neo-Gothic style. The city has a number of interesting fountains and thematic strolling paths.
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Things to do in and around Turnhout

  • Turnhout vanuit de lucht: vanop het dak van De Warande
  • beginenhof
  • De Schat van Turnhout
  • Kasteel van de Hertogen van Brabant
  • Turnhout vanuit de lucht: vanop het dak van De Warande
  • Kasteel van Arenberg
  • Nationaal Park Hoge Kempen Mechelse Heide
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  • Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart
  • Bouillon: le grand souterrain
  • Bluebell wood
  • Kasteel Tivoli, Mechelen
  • An Autumn Sunday Walk
  • The Beth Chatto Gardens - How Green is My Valley!
  • The pond at the Botanical Garden (view it in large)
  • Roadtrip Doel and Antwerp, Belgium
   
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Turnhout

Belgium, Flemish region

Food4 nights

Famous for its playing cards industry, it is home to the head office of one of the world's largest manufacturers of playing cards.

Turnhout is known for its playing card industry, as it houses the head office of the world's largest manufacturer of playing cards, Cartamundi. Architectural sights worth visiting are the 12th century castle of the Dukes of Brabant, the gothic church of St. Peter, the beguinage (begijnhof) dating from the 13th century, the 14th century Gothic chapel of Theobald and the Taxandria museum housed in a prestigious renaissance mansion. Of particular interest is the Museum of the Playing Card. This is located in an old factory building downtown and houses a beautifully restored steam engine. The beguinage was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1998.
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Things to do in and around Calais

  • Calais Town Hall
  • Calais - Centre ville
   
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Calais

France, Nord-Pas-De-Calais region

1 night

Linked to England through rail and ferry route, this pleasant town is full of landmarks, lovely architecture, and rich museums.

Calais is a town and major ferry port in northern France in the department of Pas-de-Calais. Calais overlooks the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point in the English Channel, which is only 34km wide here, and is the closest French town to England. The White Cliffs of Dover can easily be seen on a clear day from Calais. The old part of the town, Calais proper (known as Calais-Nord), is situated on an artificial island surrounded by canals and harbors. The modern part of the town, St-Pierre, lies to the south and south-east. In the center of the old town is the Place d'Armes, in which stands the Tour du Guet, or watch-tower. Today, Calais is visited by more than 10 million tourists annually.
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Things to do in and around Norwich

  • Norwich view
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  • Plantation garden
  • Stardust Film set, Elm Hill, Norwich
  • Cow Tower Norwich
  • Holkham Hall
  • Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate (NT) 04-06-2012
  • UEA - Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts
  • The Guildhall, Norwich
  • Norwich Market
  • St Peter Mancroft church
  • Anglesey Abbey (NT) 16-10-2010
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  • Norwich Castle Museum
  • Norwich June 19 2009
  • Dragon Hall, Norwich.
  • College Rooftops
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Norwich

United Kingdom, East of England region

Night lifeHistoricCulture2 nights

Since the Middle Ages, Norwich has been drawing residents and visitors with its prosperity, religious sites, and cultural spirit.

Norwich is a city on the River Wensum in England. In May 2012 Norwich was designated as England's first UNESCO City of Literature. Historically Norwich has been associated with art, literature and publishing, which continues to the present day. Norwich is a popular destination for a city break; attractions include Norwich Cathedral, the cobbled streets and museums of old Norwich, Norwich Castle, Cow Tower, Colman's Mustard Shop and Museum, Dragon Hall and The Forum. The city promotes its architectural heritage through a collection of notable buildings in Norwich called the "Norwich 12"
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Things to do in and around Stoke-on-Trent

  • View from our hotel window
  • Stoke-on-Trent (42)
  • Trentham Gardens
  • Domesday Border Morris at Ford Green Hall
  • Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
  • Erddig Hall
  • Sherwood forest
  • Gladstone Pottery
  • Kalahari Water Park in Sandusky, OH
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  • Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent - Creative Commons
  • In the valley
  • Haddon Hall in Derbyshire
  • Dovedale in the Peak District
  • KEDLESTON HALL
  • Himley Hall record shot
  • Hastings Tower - Ashby de la Zouch Castle
   
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Stoke-on-Trent

United Kingdom, West Midlands region

FoodNight lifeCulture3 nights

Comprised of six small towns, this city is home to England's pottery industry, as well as parks, historic sites and cultural monuments.

Stoke-on-Trent, also called the Potteries, is a city in Staffordshire, England. It is a conurbation of the six town of Tunstall, Burslem, Hanley, Stoke, Fenton and Longton and the city centre is usually regarded as being in Hanley. Considered to be the home of the pottery industry in England, the town has several ceramics museum, including the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and Wedgwood Museum. The Alton Towers Resort is 10 miles east of Stoke-on-Trent and is one of the United Kingdom's best known attractions. The Waterworld indoor swimming complex on Festival Park near Hanley is also a significant children's attraction.
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Things to do in and around Blackpool

  • Blackpool
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  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach 131
  • Snakes-head fritillaries
  • Madame Tussauds - London
  • sizergh castle 12
  • Muncaster Castle
  • Grand Theatre
  • Central Pier, Blackpool
  • Winter Gardens
  • Pier, Beach, Tower
  • Lake Windermere
  • Holker Hall
  • Blackpool South Shore Sculptures & Sandcastle Water Park, Blackpool North West
  • Prom from the North Pier
  • Stanley Park in December
  • Blackpool Zoo
  • Dales HDR  (Explored)
  • Blackwell Arts & Crafts House (1898 - 1900) nr Bowness, Windermere (10)
   
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Blackpool

United Kingdom, North West region

BeachesNight life2 nights

One of UK's most popular seaside resorts, this town offers stretching beach, exciting promenade, and a few historic sites.

Blackpool is a major seaside town and borough of Lancashire, North West England. It is the most popular seaside resort in the UK today, and is home to the Pleasure Beach Blackpool - one of the largest and most popular amusement parks in the world. From summer to the end of the illuminations Lights Festival in November and all holidays, Blackpool offers entertainment venues hosting a variety of shows catering to a broad range of tastes. Blackpool's main shopping streets are Church Street, Victoria Street, Birley Street, Market Street, Corporation Street and Talbot Road. Other local landmarks include the Blackpool Tower, North Pier, Sandcastle Water Park, Stanley Park and The Imperial Hotel.
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Things to do in and around Newcastle

  • Blue sky above the castle
  • GraingerSt
  • Classical buildings along Grey Street
  • Quayside, Newcastle-upon-tyne, United Kingdom
  • Laing Art Gallery
  • The Bowes Museum, Art Gallery Barnard Castle Teesdale County Durham North East
  • Cragside and its sumptious gardens
  • Newcastle 2016
  • Castle Keep
  • lowther castle
  • Raby Castle and Pond
  • An eye in the garden wall
  • Lake Ullswater Cumbria.
   
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Newcastle

United Kingdom, North East region

Night lifeFoodHistoricCulture2 nights

A vibrant riverside city, Newcastle is home to wonderful cultural attractions and is known for its excellent nightlife.

Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, situated on the north bank of the River Tyne. The city grew up in the area that was the location of the Roman settlement called Pons Aelius, and it owes its name to the castle built in 1080, by Robert (II), Duke of Normandy, "Curthose", William the Conqueror's eldest son. Among its main icons are Newcastle Brown Ale, a leading brand of beer, Newcastle United F.C., a Premier League team, and the Tyne Bridge. It has hosted the world's most popular half marathon, the Great North Run, since it began in 1981.
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Things to do in and around Leicester

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  • Leicester Square, evening
  • University of Leicester Botanic Garden: a world of plants
  • Leicester Museum
  • Curve, Leicester. Photograph by NotFromUtrecht
  • driveway to Charlecote Park
  • Sherwood forest
  • Leicester Abbey
  • National Space Centre, Leicester
  • Newarke Houses Museum
  • IMG_1982 Abbey Pumping station Leicester UK
  • Rufford Abbey
  • Newark Castle
  • Guildhall, Leicester
  • Leicester Cathedral
  • Baddesley Clinton 02
  • Burghley House
   
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Leicester

United Kingdom, East Midlands region

Night lifeCultureFoodHistoric2 nights

With an abundance of historic buildings, parks, architecture, shopping, and great cuisine, Leicester offers something for everyone.

Leicester a city in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. The city lies on the River Soar and at the edge of the National Forest. Shopping centres in Leicester include the Haymarket Shopping Centre and Highcross Leicester, The Leicester Lanes area which has numerous designer and specialist shops and Leicester Market - the largest outdoor covered market in Europe selling a wide variety of goods. Every year during the summer the Leicester City Council hold cultural festivals in the market. The city is home to many landmarks. A few notable locations are: Leicester Abbey, The Guildhall, Leicester Castle, Jewry Wall and Church of St Margaret.
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Things to do in and around Padstow

  • Rock, Cornwall
  • candid padstow
  • Prideaux Place
  • St Petroc's Church, Padstow
  • Trewithen
  • Angleterre, Cornwall, Glendurgan Garden
  • Red & White path
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall
  • Land's End
  • Cornwall 047
   
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Padstow

United Kingdom, South West region

FoodBeachesSmall towns2 nights

A lovely Cornish fishing village, perfect for relaxing away from busy cities, biking, and dining at one of its great restaurants.

Padstow is a town on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The town is situated on the west bank of the River Camel estuary. Traditionally a fishing port, Padstow is now a popular tourist destination. Although some of its former fishing fleet remains, it is mainly a yachting haven on a dramatic coastline with few easily navigable harbours. The influence of restaurateur Rick Stein can be seen in the port, and tourists travel from long distances to eat at his restaurant and cafés.
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Things to do in and around Marlborough

  • Marlborough
  • Shoppers throng the Saturday market in the historic High Street of Marlborough, Wiltshire
  • Stourhead
  • Stonehenge
  • Blenheim Palace Water Terraces
  • Wilton House
  • The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum
  • Puzzlewood
   
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Marlborough

United Kingdom, South West region

NatureHistoric2 nights

Boasting a long history, the town retains some historic buildings and a beautiful setting overlooking the Kennet River.

Marlborough is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire. The town is on the river Kennet. On the north side of the high street is the Merchant's House. The house was built following the Great Fire of 1653. It was the property of a silk merchant and still retains its original room pattern. Notable are the wall paintings recently uncovered, which are undergoing conservation. One room painted in a striped pattern, copying silk hangings, is perhaps unique in Great Britain.
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Things to do in and around Lille

  • Lille Ferris Wheel
  • Old town
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts
  • Vieille Bourse
  • Place Charle de Gaulle
  • Roubaix: Musée de la Piscine
  • Basilique-cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille de Lille
   
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Lille

France, Nord-Pas-De-Calais region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life2 nights

Located in the north of France, Lille is a city with a fascinating history, excellent food, and a deeply rich cultural life.

Lille is situated on the Deule River, near France's border with Belgium. Lille features an array of architectural styles with various amounts of Flemish influence, including the use of brown and red brick. In addition, many residential neighborhoods, especially in Greater Lille, consist of attached 2–3 story houses aligned in a row, with narrow gardens in the back. These architectural attributes, many uncommon in France, help make Lille a transition in France to neighboring Belgium, as well as nearby Netherlands and England, where the presence of brick, as well as row houses or the terraced house is much more prominent.
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Things to do in and around Paris

  • Paris Skyline Eiffel Tower
  • Place des Vosges, Paris
  • Le Louvre, Paris
  • Champs-Élysées from Above
  • Eiffel Tower from Champ de Mars
  • Versailles 10/10/2013
  • Château de Vaux le Vicomte
  • Untitled
  • Sacre-Coeur
  • Place des Vosges
  • Latin Quarter
  • Fontainebleau, Paris
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  • Musee d'Orsay wide view
  • Lac Daumesnil
  • Fontaines
  • Rodin Museum building
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  • Château de Chantilly - 24-12-2007 - 15h44
  • Notre Dame
  • 295 Paris - place Vendome
  • The Catacombs
  • Île St. Louis
  • Le cyclop de Jean Tinguely
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  • Ile de la Cité
  • Louvre the Grand
  • Avenue de l'Opéra
  • Water feature and ferris wheel at Tuileries Garden
  • day trip to chartres
  • The view from the terrace of Art Study Giverny
   
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Paris

France, Ile-De-France region

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The City of Lights boasts fascinating architecture, rich culture, and amazing cuisine, making it one of the best destinations in the world.

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Centuries of cultural and political development have brought Paris a variety of museums, theaters, monuments and architectural styles. Among Paris' important museums and cultural institutions are the most visited art museum in the world, the Louvre, and the Musee National d'Art Modern, the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. The central area of the city along the Seine River is classified as a UNESCO Heritage Site, and includes many monuments, including Notre Dame Cathedral (12th century to 13th century); the Sainte-Chapelle (13th century); the Eiffel Tower (1889); and more. Paris is also known for its fashion, particularly the twice-yearly Paris Fashion Week, and for its haute cuisine, and three-star restaurants.
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Things to do in and around Poitiers

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Poitiers

France, Poitou-Charentes region

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A major university center, this city boasts rich architecture, great food, and charming streets.

Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west central France. Poitiers is a major university center. The center of town is picturesque and its streets include predominant historical architecture, especially religious architecture and especially from the Romanesque period. Major sights include : Baptistere Saint-Jean (4th century), the oldest church in France; Palace of Poitiers, the seat of the dukes of Aquitaine; Eglise Notre-Dame-la-Grande, oldest Romanesque architecture church in Europe; And more.
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Things to do in and around Bordeaux

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Bordeaux

France, Aquitaine region

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Half of this city is UNESCO listed, it also offers great dining and nightlife options for the millions who visit annually.

Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in southwestern France. The city's titles are "La Perle d'Aquitaine" (The Pearl of Aquitaine), and "La Belle Endormie" (Sleeping Beauty) in reference to the old center which had black walls due to pollution. Nowadays, this is not the case. In fact, a part of the city, Le Port de La Lune, was almost completely renovated. Bordeaux is the city which has the highest number of preserved historical buildings in France, except for Paris. Bordeaux is the world's major wine industry capital. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the 8th century. The historic part of the city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as "an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble" of the 18th century.
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Things to do in and around San Sebastian

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  • Museoa San Telmo
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San Sebastian

Spain, Basque Country region

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Set on the Bay of Biscay, this town and its history is only rivaled by the sunny beaches and superb local cuisine.

San Sebastian is a coastal city and municipality located in the Basque Autonomous Community, Spain. It lies on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, 20 km from the French border. The main economic activities are commerce and tourism, and it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Spain. San Sebastian's picturesque shoreline makes it a popular beach resort. The seaside environment is enhanced by hilly surroundings that are easily accessible, i.e., Urgull (at the heart of the city by the seashore), romantic Mount Ulia extending east to Pasaia, Mount Adarra rising proud far on the south and Igeldo, overlooking the bay from the west.
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Things to do in and around Madrid

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  • National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid
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  • Palacio de cristal
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Madrid

Spain, Community of Madrid region

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Madrid is where ancient and old meet modern and cosmopolitan, where sightseeing, dancing, and shopping go hand in hand.

Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural center of Spain. While Madrid possesses a modern infrastructure, it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighborhoods and streets. Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theater with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of National museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado.
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