Ardèche – off the beaten track

For us somewhat sun-starved Brits, France is one of the most popular holiday destinations for us to visit and it is no surprise as to why. Just a short hop across or under the Channel and you can find yourself in a big country that boasts loads of fantastic cuisine, beautiful landscapes and fascinating culture. Each region has its own unique and different culture from the north to the south meaning that no matter how many times you visit the country, there will always be something new to explore and to discover. We are all familiar with Paris of course, which is one of the most popular travel destinations in the whole world and with other major cities like Lyon, Toulouse and Bordeaux as well as with Provence, Normandy and more, but it is easy to end up in a rut of visiting the same areas again and again. If you are a fan of France but want to explore some of its less well-known corners, then you should check the Ardèche region in the central south-east of the country. Continue reading “Ardèche – off the beaten track”

Take me to the Highlands

Not of all of us dream of sun, sea and sand when it comes to our holidays and if you prefer peace and quiet to noisy crowds then a sunshine break might not be the thing that you’re after. To feel refreshed and to discover somewhere new, you don’t always have to jet off abroad; here in the UK there are so many beautiful spots to discover that it could be high time to get out there and start exploring them. One of the top outdoor destinations has to be of course Scotland which boasts more than a third of the total landmass of the UK but just a small portion of the population with just over 5 million inhabitants. So if the great outdoors are for you but haven’t yet visited Scotland, then it is high time that you did! And where else should you be visiting for beautiful scenery and wild rugged landscapes than the Highlands of course. Continue reading “Take me to the Highlands”

Sunshine Holidays to Greece

Although we do love some more unusual holiday destinations too here at Quatro Destinations, sometimes all that you want from your summer holidays is some sun, sea and sand with a cool and refreshing drink to hand. And luckily enough you can achieve this in some of the southern European countries meaning that you don’t even have to go too far afield to achieve this dream. The Mediterranean is of course one of the most popular sunshine holidays destinations thanks to its great weather, tasty food, interesting culture and plentiful beaches, and of these countries in the Med, Greece is one of the most widely visited. Located in the south-east of the area it boasts fantastic weather, some incredible history and culture and of course typically delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Comprising the mainland and a plentiful array of smaller islands, you can be sure to find a slice of paradise when you are visiting Greece. Read on to find out about just a few of its many highlights. Continue reading “Sunshine Holidays to Greece”

Discovering Tuscany

For most of us, summer is the best and most convenient time of the year for us to enjoy some holidays in the sun and is the perfect chance to escape it all and get away for a week or two. We are so lucky in that our location makes it ideal for visiting Europe with most flight times to European destinations usually clocking in at around 2 hours or less meaning that there is no excuse not to get out there and explore. In this blog article we’ve decided to look at one of the most peaceful and beautiful areas of Italy, Tuscany which is well worth a visit if you are fan of stunning countryside, good food and drink and charmingly ancient villages that are just begging to be explored. If you have been looking for a relaxing holiday to rejuvenate yourself away from the seaside crowds, then read on to find out exactly why you should be visiting this region. Continue reading “Discovering Tuscany”

Prague – A City Break to Remember

For over ten years Prague has been the Eastern European city of choice to visit for tourists from Western Europe, and it is has even become one of the most popular places to take a long weekend city break. City breaks are the perfect way to make the most of a long weekend or a few days off and especially if you are solo traveller, in a couple or with a small group of friends, you can easily bag yourself some last minute bargains when it comes to getting away. And conveniently, Prague does not take that long to get to from the UK; the flight time between London and Prague is under 2 hours and many budget airlines service the route meaning that you can always pick up a bargain. You can also get to Prague from many other airports throughout the UK so even if you are not so well-connected as in London, getting to this Czech city can still be simple. Aside from the convenient flight time, there are loads of other reasons as to why you should be visiting Prague, so read on to find some of them out. Continue reading “Prague – A City Break to Remember”