AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam

Amsterdam offers something for all tastes. Take a canal cruise and enjoy the period architecture of the fine houses along the canals. Art and culture abound including trips to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Hermitage and many more. See the floating flower market at Singel Canal and the flea market at Waterlooplein. For dining Amsterdam offers a wide choice of cuisine from traditional Dutch eetcafés to Japanese or Ethiopian restaurants. Two of the main shopping streets are Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat with designer boutiques located in the Museum District. There is plenty of choice for nightlife and whatever the season you visit there is likely to be events and festivals. To get the latest quotes from Expedia in this region please click here

BARCELONA

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Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia; the languages are Catalan and Spanish but English is now widely understood. A city with a wealth of history it is renowned for art and culture; including Gaudi’s unfinished cathedral Sagrada Familiar and La Pedrera, Gaudi’s famous building located on the Passeig de Gracia. Also see the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Picasso Museum. Walk down Las Ramblas in the old town and gothic quarter. Go shopping along the Passeig de Gracia for well-known brands and specialist boutiques for men and women. There’s a wide selection of restaurants to suit all budgets and bars and nightlife to enjoy.To get the latest quotes from Expedia in this region please click here

PRAGUE

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Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, has a wealth of history. There is a raft of museums and galleries to see. Visit Prague Castle, the Castle Picture Gallery and the Royal Garden. The Charles Bridge connects Old Town with Lesser Town. In the Old Town you will find the famous Astronomical Clock. Wenceslas Square has many stalls, shops and restaurants.  Move on and see Frank Gehry’s Dancing House. Prague has a number of festivals, concerts and theatres. To continue sightseeing take a river cruise or JazzBoat this combines cruising with jazz concerts. There are several shopping malls which also include eateries. For nightlife there are pubs and several pub crawls. To get the latest quotes from Expedia in this region please click here

BERLIN

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Berlin, capital city of Germany, is full of history with museums stately palaces and bold new architecture.  For history and art don’t miss the Museum Island a complex of five museums situated on an island in the city centre. Take a look at the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag. Also Schloss Charlottenburg is high on the list of attractions.  For the dedicated shopper there is everything from designer labels to flea and antique markets. For luxury designers and international chains head for Kurfuerstendamm or Friedrichstrasse. Berlin offers an array of entertainment with theatres, concerts and clubs. For dining there is a wide range of cuisine on offer. To get the latest quotes from Expedia in this region please click here

ROME

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Rome, the Eternal City, dates back around 3,000 years. Go sightseeing to the Colosseum, the Forum and the Pantheon and take in the basilicas and churches, the Trevi Fountain, the famous Spanish Steps and wander through the many piazzas and enjoy the cafés. Fashion is not far away in the small streets around the Spanish Steps you will find a wealth of designer label boutiques as well as art galleries and antiques. For dining there is a wide range of restaurants from those specialising in Roman dishes to seafood restaurants and those offering national and international menus. For entertainment there are theatres and opera and even an English speaking theatre group. Or enjoy the many clubs and cafés, pizzerias, pubs and wine bars. To get the latest quotes from Expedia in this region please click here

LISBON

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Lisbon capital city of Portugal has a rich cultural heritage. The city offers a wide range of monuments including St. George’s Castle first built in the 5th century and museums that offer art, science, theatre, music, military and much more. Visit the parks and gardens There are several shopping malls offering national and international shops. Rua Augusta and Avda. Liberdade offer designer boutiques and also handmade leather items such as shoes, gloves and bags in the smaller domestic shops. There is a very active nightlife in Lisbon with restaurants, bars, theatres and discos. The city’s old quarters come alive with the sound of fado singing and guitar playing. To get the latest quotes from Expedia in this region please click here