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Culture Europe

A window into the past: the best historical sights in Alentejo

From crumbling castles to preserved palaces, this region offers an extraordinary insight into Portugal’s rich past.

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Europe Food and Drink

A taste of Portugal: the best food and drink in the Alentejo

Find out what not to miss on a food tour of this oft-overlooked Portuguese region

A wine-taster’s guide to Alentejo

Take a tour around Alentejo and discover the best places to try fine wine in the region.

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Europe Experiences

The best alternative European beach destinations

Branch out from the same overcrowded summer destinations with our guide to the best alternative beach holidays.

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Slow Travel

The best spring getaways

Whether you’re looking for a romantic break, wanting to roam alone, or seeking a family holiday over Easter, we know where to go.

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Europe

Our favourite alternative European city breaks

You’ve been to Paris, Rome and Barcelona; so what next?

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Europe

An Englishman’s home: Europe’s most impressive castles

From complex histories to spectacular architecture, castles have so much to offer.

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Slow Travel

The world’s best Roman sites (outside Rome)

Rome may have been the epicentre of the Roman Empire, but the reach of this vast civilisation was far greater than just the Italian capital.

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Active and Adventure Europe

14 European national parks that you’ve probably never heard of

There are many national parks in Europe that remain fairly unknown. Here you can discover 14 of the best. Why miss out on visiting somewhere spectacular?

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Slow Travel

Where to travel in April

From kite festivals to coastal hiking trails, here are our picks of the best places to visit in April.