Istria a scattered in plunging waterfalls, so beautiful that they never fail to attract a constant stream of tourists.
With a diverse landscape of quaint whitewashed villages, lush meadows, dramatic gorges, and pine-scattered hillsides rolling towards a periphery of beautiful beaches and interesting coves, it’s not surprising that the Guardian described Crete as being “one of the most distinctive and beautiful” of all the Greek islands.
The captivating town of Dubrovnik that faces the Adriatic Sea on Croatia’s southern coast is a mesmerising place to visit. A key highlight of what’s known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, is its characteristic Old Town, encircled with huge stone walls constructed in bygone eras.
Stromboli is a small island that lies off Sicily’s northern coast in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island is home to one of the three active volcanoes in Italy.
The beguiling towns of Brittany are littered with quirky customs, interesting sites, beautiful architecture and unmissable markets where locals and visitors flock to week-in-week-out, to pick up fresh produce and unique items they wouldn’t find anywhere else.
Lanzarote’s landscape is one of the most dramatic and spectacular in the world. At the heart of the island’s unique and imposing landscape is the Timanfaya National Park, home of the ‘Mountains of Fire.’
When it comes to Barcelona, going off the beaten path is arguably the best way to experience this magnificent city. While the typical main attractions are certainly must-sees, there are plenty of less well-known spots that need to be seen in order to really appreciate this fascinating city.
With ancient sites, timeless villages, stunning beaches, medieval castles and breathtakingly beautiful scenery, the peninsula of Peloponnese in southern Greece is a true delight to visit.
Spending hours in a car hire queue at the airport only to be forced to pay surplus amounts of money on insurance and other ‘extras’, is one part of our holiday we don’t look forward to. Whilst there is little we can do to make car hire abroad completely headache-free, there are several strategies to help eliminate some of the agony…
The sun-kissed lands of the Cote d’Azur are blessed with a glamorous coastline of golden beaches lapped by the warm Mediterranean and chic coastal cities, backed by carpets of olive groves, vineyards and picturesque hilltop villages. It’s not difficult to understand why the French Riviera has long attracted the rich, famous and discerning travellers wanting to experience the glamour, glitz and unrivalled beauty of the Cote d’Azur. Exuding such sophisticated allure, the Cote d’Azur is not exactly a low-cost European destination. But can France’s most exclusive region be done on a budget? Vintage Travel explores…