City Breaks

City Breaks

Easily accessible Cities well worth a visit

Doris Visits Tallinn in Estonia on a Baltic Cruise There are likely to be six or so ships at the popular port! Tallinn is a gem of the Baltics. Britannia B818 for June 2018 is already pretty sold out. There is also Azura A815 for June 9th 2018 and Arcadia J808 on 8th July and Arcadia J811 on 17th Aug 2018....
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Stopping In Dubai for just a day is a problem, you need more time - our top ten Dubai is now a popular cruise stop, and occasionally passengers are lucky enough to get an overnight. The P&O Arcadia stops there on the way back from its 99 night Western Circumnavigation but only for the day. So what do you do? Having...
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The capitol of Latvia like so much of the Baltic coast has been controlled by the Swedes and fought over by many others. Set on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the River Daugava, the narrow streets in the walled Old City still hold much history and are an inviting explore on foot. There is a Dome Cathedral with...
Shopping is the new leisure activity and there are few places in the world where it can be done as stylishly as in Dubai. The Arcadia sails there in 2019 on a wonderful itinerary Dubai to Southampton! SHOPPING IN DUBAI Whether you travel to Dubai specifically to shop, and you will not be the only one, or, you are on a fleeting...
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Prague is probably the best weekend treat We spent a long weekend in Prague and it is a fascinating place because you find places by talking to the locals. They will say which bars to try and someone is playing music, or it has great food. It is said to be one of the top ten pick pocket places to...
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Rome - Angels and Demons - the best way to see it is with the rush of a Hollywood movie ! Rome is best seen on an Angels and Demons tour, having first refreshed your memory by watching the Ron Howard film of the Dan Brown book once again before you go. Sadly Tom Hanks will not be running around...
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Copenhagen Guide, Denmark's Capital Where the best tour is free ! Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid, not Disney's When arriving in Copenhagen many people hear about or want to see the Little Mermaid statue, but it is not near the old town and a bit of a trot from your cruise ship. Many tours don't even include it, and many guides will tell you...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Jean's video report of the town for Doris Visits It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find a hotel like the great one we found in Rome using our Hotel Ap. From La Spezia port you can either take...
Buda and Pest, together make Budapest, a Formula 1 City Formula does not refer to Doris's driving of the pedal driven car round Margaret Island in the middle of the River Danube, which splits Buda and Pest, it is because we genuinely got an all areas pass and when I say all areas, I mean all areas including into command...

Istanbul

Istanbul Istanbul in Turkey is a cruise stop. We found it on the Fred Olsen's cruise ship the Braemar for September 2017 . Click here to go to the page. As Doris Visits has yet to make a film there, we welcome David's Been Here, for this great City. Istanbul is also a City break on some of the lesser known low cost flight...
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