Stuffed full of contradictions, Europe is the best location for any type of holiday. If you want something steeped in history and ancientry, Rome is ideal, with buildings like the Colosseum and the Pantheon. Or maybe the uber modern Berlin is the place for you. For a beach holiday you have plenty of location to choose from all along the southern coast of Europe from the French Riviera to the borders of Turkey and Cyprus, you’ll find thousands of beaches perfect for lounging and catching some rays. The wild landscape of Europe also lends itself to skiing holidays, and there are a staggering 3649 ski resorts in the continent, so you’re sure to find something perfect for your needs.

Malta has been high on our travel bucket list for some time now. With an average of 300 days of sunshine and 12 Blue Flag beaches, the island is the perfect place for a bit of relaxation and sunbathing. If you’d prefer to be more active on holiday, there are plenty of activities available for you to take part in, rock-climbing, hiking, water-sports, diving, and golf to name a few. The island has 7000 years of history and it’s impossible to miss a second of it, from the Christian influence of St. Paul in 60 AD through the rule of the Sovereign Military Order of St, John of Jerusalem between 1530 to 1798 and the French presence from 1798 to 1800 when the British took over sovereignty until 1964. Each period of the island’s history is represented in the architecture, language, culture, and cuisine.

For a more active holiday, Europe has a huge amount of skiing resorts to choose from.  For example, Zermatt, Switzerland. The town lies beneath the Matterhorn peak, one of the highest in the Europe. There are more than 240 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, as well as more than 200 miles of pistes. Don’t forget to get in some après ski at the end of an exhilarating day in the snow. The Hennu Stall at the lower half of Furi-Zermatt this stand has live bands and music is the perfect place to let loose.

For the perfect romantic city break, Paris, France has everything you could want. Beautiful buildings and romantic paths to get lost amongst, cosy and intimate restaurants and so many locations for perfect Instagram shots. For the ultimate sightseeing tour, make sure you get to the Eiffel Tower, the river Seine, the Louvre museum and the Notre Dame. You could see a show at the Moulin Rouge, or try a river boat cruise for the perfect evening in the city of love. Don’t forget that Disneyland is a few miles outside of the city for a little taste of magic before heading back home.

Or you could realise your dream of living like Bill Anderson and Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia and sail around the islands of Greece. There are hundreds of islands that make up the beautiful landscape that is Greece, with the more populated ones all exhibiting the typical Grecian style of white pillbox buildings. 80% of the country is mountains and hills, making it the perfect place to try your hand (or foot) at hiking or trekking. The thousands of miles of coastline lend itself to a plethora or water-sports and activities, as well as relaxed beach resorts. For a more historic holiday, there are plenty of historic sites to visit in Greece, for example the Acropolis in Athens, the Asklepion in Kos, and numerous other temples, cathedrals and castles.

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A Selection of Holidays

The Negresco - Nice The Negresco is universally recognised as one of France’s most famous hotels and was built in 1913 by Henri Negresco. The building is recognised as a National Historic Monu...
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Hotel de la Cité - Carcassonne One of our favourite hotels in France and certainly one of the most dramatically situated, the De La Cité has been beautifully restored. The original beamed ceilings, stain...
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Four Seasons George V - Paris Following complete refurbishment, the George V – located just off the Champs Elysées is one of the most luxurious ‘palace’ hotels in Paris. All the 245 bedrooms are beautifully fur...
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Ritz Madrid - Madrid A member of the Mandarin Oriental hotel group, this is undoubtedly Madrid’s finest hotel: luxurious, traditional and elegant, located right in the heart of the city, next do...
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Gran Hotel Havana - Barcelona Behind the original 1872 façade, this fine hotel has been totally rebuilt and now offers Modernista elegance with every comfort. Well located on the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, ...
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Mandarin Oriental Prague - Prague Opened in October 2006, the Mandarin Oriental Prague and offers sumptuous accommodation and superb service just a stone's throw from Charles Bridge. Located in a quiet part of the historic...
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Grand Hotel De La Minerve - Rome This fine hotel has one of the best locations in Rome: in the heart of the historical city centre, overlooking the 2,000 year old Roman Pantheon and just five minutes' walk from the Piazza ...
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Villa La Massa - Florence As Florence flourished during the 16th century, wealthy families commissioned the building of impressive countryside residences. Villa La Massa, with its noble architecture and id...
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Hotel Pulitzer - Amsterdam Beautiful canal-side location Reflecting the rich heritage of Amsterdam’s waterways, an ensemble of twenty-five adjoining, and beautifully restored, 17th and 18th century merchants' ...
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The Pucic Palace. Dubrovnik - Croatia Elegance steeped in history Originally the mansion house of a noble man, this elegant boutique hotel is situated in a prime position in the Old Town with monuments, museums, art galleries,...
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Longueville Manor Hotel - Jersey AA 5 RED STAR / ST. SAVIOUR / OPEN ALL YEAR The Longueville Manor Hotel is the perfect luxury Jersey break. A 5 star hotel sitting in extensive private grounds and offering Jersey's most p...
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Luna Hotel Baglioni - Venice Stunning elegance just a few steps from St Mark Square Just two minutes’ walk from St Mark’s Square, and 100 metres from the Grand Canal, the stunning Luna Hotel Baglioni is th...
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Best of Central Europe - Czech Republic SUMMARY Experience the charm, sophistication and elegant feel of Central Europe on this 15-day classical exploration from Vienna to Budapest. Bask in the tradition of vivacious Vienna, disc...
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Eastern Europe, Croatia & the Balkans - Germany This epic cross-European adventure offers an intriguing combination of Central Europe's castles and romantic squares with the Balkans' own historic towns and wondrous landscapes. But this t...
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Walking In The Austrian Tyrol - Austria Stretching along the valley at the northern end of Tyrol’s largest lake, the quiet village of Achenkirch is the perfect base for a week of walking. Surrounded by the lush meadows and j...
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