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The Abba Museum in Djurgården in the Country that gave us the TV series The Bridge, is mega popular.Is the Abba museum worth it? YES - We think so, so do hundreds of others so we advise the ship tour as they get you in, or you might pre book on-line, and possibly add the VASA museum and get...
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Want to know what it feels like to be in a disaster movie? We don't want to scare you butthe tranquil peace of night-time in the Fjords is rarely seen from a stationary ship. At night the ships are normally travelling to the next stop. Rarely do you feel the quiet of dark and deadly stillness, look up at...
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Sicily has over a hundred tours, but only one Godfather. The island is huge. Giardini Naxos, between Cape Taormina and Cape Schisò was a quiet fishing village, but has recently become a popular seaside resort. Taormina sits in the hills and can be easily accessed by bus. Naxos was founded in 735 BC, by Greek colonists from Chalcis in Euboea. The temple of...
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Rome - Angels and Demons is a great way to see Rome, having first refreshed your memory by watching the Ron Howard film of the Dan Brown book before you go. Sadly Tom Hanks will not be running around for you but the guide will bring the book and film to life. And please, do not confuse this with...
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Many report that this is a great day out in the far north of the island, at Anchor Bay. Popeye Village is where they shot the film Popeye with the late great Robin Williams. Popeye Village Malta has grown from its days as a Film Set of the 1980 Musical Production 'Popeye'. It is now one of the major tourist...

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OK film buffs, this is where they made Shirley Valentine and you can sense it as soon as you see the colourful harbour from the ship. When in town you may get to see the rich and famous who love it here. Mykonos is another easy port on this Greek cruise route. According to Greek mythology, it was formed from...
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Gateway to season 6 of the worlds biggest ever TV show, Game Of Thrones, Girona and Palamos are cruise stops on the Costa Brava. The Costa Brava runs from Barcelona for about 40km to the French border. The only remaining Spanish cruise stop that might be scheduled is the traditional fishing town of Palamos. The mountains and rugged coast line...
Toulon is France's main naval base that occasionally easily doubles as a cruise port. Toulon not only has a charm unspoiled by tourists, it is surrounded by idyllic villages and charming seafronts. I first went there in high company, sitting under the trees having lunch with Sir Anthony Hopkins.... let me explain. Once on a movie, the director John Glenn...
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Visiting the Trevi Fountain can be like going to a rock concert. People cram and push to get to the front, to get that great photo opportunity and when they get to the front their lens is not wide enough. It is a mess, so here is our tip, go into the clothes shop on the other side of...
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If you are a Game of Thrones fan, you have to cruise the Adriatic. We will try and make a self-tour easy using the excellent free city map from the tourist board which you can also download here. If you are going to try the tour yourself, we suggest you circle the old town once at ground level, once...
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