City Breaks

City Breaks

Easily accessible Cities well worth a visit

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The Old Town of Copenhagen has a number of free walks, you just tip the guide. It is on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager and linked to Malmo in southern Sweden by the Öresund Bridge. The historic center, contains Frederiksstaden, an 18th-century rococo district, it is all revealed in the walking tour. Our film below takes you on...
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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...
Car Parking Options all sorted on one page Most agents and travel operatives will use the same car parks, same hotels and same car hire. All agents are offered the same deals, if they weren't there would be industry uproar. Most of the car parking deals, hotel deals, lounge deals and car hire...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Blog and video guide of the town, and books set in Pisa. Please share how easy it is to get into Pisa by train. And that you must validate your ticket. It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find...
Lilly Langtry, actress, & lover of King Edward VII - As well as presenting Doris Visits I have a one woman show; Royal Mistresses, which thanks to P&O I have played on Broadway - If you agree the definition of a Broadway show and theatre is one that is in New York and has over 500 seats. I played New...
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Doris Visits Lisbon Lisbon is the richest region of Portugal by GDP per capita, and as such it is a busy commercial city. Trying to find a good map that is not designed to sell you something is not easy. The wealth of tourist leaflets may swamp you, so we advise some research, a plan and a route worked out...
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Buda and Pest, together make Budapest and it features on the River Cruise route - one of the many stops on the Danube. It is a top destination and it is a Formula 1 City - Formula 1 does not refer to Doris's driving of the pedal driven car round Margaret Island in the middle of the River Danube, which...
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Yes, check out our London, Rome and New York blogs if going there as we have a 12% on line discount code until Christmas. Hop On, Hop Off ! Is it worth it ? Yes, in somewhere like New York, definitely. No, somewhere like Budapest, we don't think so. With a huge city, like London or New York, or Miami...
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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...
It is so easy to get away Out of school holidays, there are often mid-week deals to fly to Malaga, Barcelona or many other places like Rome. Time to grab a few days away. If you are not tied to a regular routine you can even miss Monday, Friday and weekend flights and get a great deal. Flying mid week...
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