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Cycling holidays in France: readers' travel tips

WINNING TIP: La Venise Verte, Vendée<p>Part of the Marais Poitevin drained wetlands, La Venise Verte (Green Venice) is laid-back, flat cycling country, …

Italian Ways by Tim Parks – review

Thirty years ago, Tim Parks moved from London to Italy. As a writer until recently mired in the mid-list, he admitted that he didn't want to watch …

15 of Britain's best spots for a picnic

Gibside, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne<p>Top Withens Haworth, Yorkshire<p>Glenkiln Sculpture Park, Dumfries and Galloway<p>Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire<p>Corfe Castle, Dorset<p>Bodmin, Moor Cornwall<p>St Herbert's Island Derwentwater, Cumbria<p>Somerset House, London<p>Formby Beach, Merseyside<p>Avon Valley Country Park, Bristol

Drink up: 17 spectacular rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? On the Côte d’Azur, south of France</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families with older or young children</i><p><i>What is there to do? Canoeing, kayaking, snorkelling, deep-sea fishing, wreck diving</i><p><i>What makes it special? This is the Côte d’Azur without the snobbiness</i><p>Let us consider what we need for a …

Luxury villas and chateaux in France: 12 great escapes

France

London's best restaurants

Long gone are the days when London’s culinary scene was subjected to international scorn. The capital is now home to many of the world’s most innovative and impressive chefs and its restaurants cater to all tastes and budgets with an ever-increasing selection of innovative and interesting …

How to see Italy by train

Here are a few complications that may occur if you take the 18.36 Regionale Veloce on a Sunday evening from Verona (Porta Vescovo) to Milan (Centrale). Your underlying problem is that this is a small station where the fast through trains from Venice to Milan don’t stop.<p>You could get a local to …

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

European Travel

Top 10 European travel destinations for 2013

Size isn’t everything: Europe is just one quarter the size of Asia, one third the size of Africa, but its pull for travellers is unmatched around the world. If you’re exploring Europe this year – or just dreaming about it – some destinations are bound to come to mind: East London with its shiny …

Europe

How To Be A Local In Lyon France

Lyon France is one of the most beautiful and atmospheric cities in France where past and present, old traditions and new trends live side by side and …

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Best parks in London

From sunbathing and picnics in the summer, to brisk, refreshing walks in the winter, there's always a reason to visit one of London's parks. As well …

London's unique choices for afternoon tea

Susie Maggie Thorne has found the most eccentric, bizarre and also traditional places to enjoy the old English past-time of afternoon tea in the UK's …

Where's My Wanderlust

Where's My Wanderlust?<p>Dear myWanderlusters,<p>Over the August bank holiday weekend (26-28 August), we will be moving over to our exciting new-look …

13 spots for a British picnic

This week sees the UK celebrating National Picnic Week. "Do we need a better excuse to get outdoors and tuck in to some tasty grub?" asks Susie …

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

Tea

Antwerp: sartorial city

Last summer I started to map the city of Antwerp in threads, tracing its sartorial history among streets and monuments, from the <i>béguinage</i> where nuns …

6 Reasons to Go to Switzerland this Summer

Switzerland’s frosty summits, glittering glaciers, and photogenic ski resorts have launched 1,000 postcards, solidifying the country’s image as a …

Travel

Undiscovered Italy: Lake Garda

You’ve heard of Lake Como, home to over-the-top palazzos, super-sleek yachts, and George Clooney’s exploits. But did you know that about halfway …

Italy

5 Reasons to Visit the Dordogne

La Belle France isn't the world's number one travel destination for nothing. But with such a plenitude of riches, how does one begin to choose? Here …