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Recent Europe reviews

  • Home from Home

    "What a great little place to stay in Quillan, nicely decorated but retaining the charm of a typical French property. We had a very cosy week here. Very easy booking and arrangements. We came in Fiesta week with lots going on locally but it was also still quiet and relaxing, just a short distance away from the main square. Its a lovely part of France and you cannot go far wrong with this charming house and its lovely French neighbours. Nice spot from which to visit all the local sights from Carcassonne, Chateau les Renne to Leucate beach. Market in nearby Esperaza on a Sunday was great. Local rivers good for Kayaking and ski slopes cater for mountain bikes to out of season, not that we tried."
    Guest: IanT Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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  • Original warm Italian hospitality

    "I spent a very nice and relaxing holiday in this beautiful countryside historical house with my family and my brothers and their families. The location is very easy to reach the wonderful Tuscany touristic cities and beauties.Our childrens enjoyed the swimming pool and the soccer field and immediately felt themselves at home with their new friends: Terry, Checco and Annina, the sons of the Owners, Beppe and Marina. Their hospitality is so tremendous warmth that you would like to stay with them for more than one week of vacation! Thank you Marina and Beppe: we will come back soon!"
    Guest: Gato Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 9, 2014
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  • A Million Dollar View

    "Words can't describe how beautiful the view is from this villa in Tuscany. It was everything we wanted it to be. The villa is a lovely stone building that has been recently converted into a charming 2 bedroom villa. Flora, Allessandro and Carlo were all so helpful, going beyond expectations to ensure we had a pleasant stay. Their assessment that you don't need a car was correct, we were within a short walking distance to the town center, around three corners to the grocery store and a short walk to the bus station. A half hour bus ride and you were in Florence Center. Day trips to Sienna, and San Gimignano are very doable in a day trip. My son and his wife took a 2 two hour train ride to Venice. A very nice place to spend a vacation."
    Guest: Elizabeth H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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United Kingdom Travel Tips

Getting to United Kingdom Vacation Rentals

The primary travel hub into the United Kingdom is London, although there are several other international airports in the country. London Heathrow is the largest and busiest airport hosting most major international airlines. London Gatwick, Luton and City airports serve as supplementary airports. For the interior region, the major access point is Manchester. This international airport has many direct flight connections to neighboring European countries. In Scotland, the two main cities and airports are Glasgow and Edinburgh. In Northern Ireland, Belfast International Airport hosts regular commercial flights which provide access to the region. In Wales, Swansea is the main travel hub. The United Kingdom has several ferry routes that connect with mainland Europe and countries such as France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark and Norway.

United Kingdom Holiday Rentals

Each year millions of tourists flock to the United Kingdom to explore the many sites and attractions. Many come for special events such as the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament or the Military Tattoo that takes place in Edinburgh. There are many historic and modern attractions, and it is almost certain that every visitor will find places of interest to visit. The countryside will attract those who like bicycling and hiking. The ancient castle will enthrall those with a cultural interest. The many glamorous shops are the ideal places to make some high fashion purchases.

Top United Kingdom Travel Attractions and Activities

The United Kingdom is made up of four separate countries -- England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Each of these regions has its own wealth of attractions but there are a few things that they have in common. Throughout the UK, you will find ancient castles and ruins of former fortresses. Each of these has its own unique tale to tell. Many of the castles are still in use today, either as royal residences, museums or boutique hotels. Scotland and Northern Ireland in particular are known for their impressive and ancient castles.

The UK is a popular golfing destination; Northern Ireland and Scotland rank as two of the best golfing destinations. There is the famous St. Andrews Golf Course in Scotland where leading PGA tournaments are played each year. There are literally hundreds of other golf courses to choose from. In the cities, such as London and Edinburgh, there are many historical sites to visit. As the nation's capital London has a rich and detailed history. Here you can see the famous attractions of Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral and the London Tower Bridge. There is also the famous museum of waxworks called Madam Tussaud's where you can see famous personalities from around the world immortalized in wax.

Seasons to Visit the United Kingdom

The weather of the United Kingdom is characterized by rain, and a lot of it. The advantage of this is that the rural landscapes are perpetually green and very scenic. Winters are generally quite long and in the central and northern regions, snowfalls are not uncommon. Winter starts from mid-October and generally lasts until the end of April. Spring and autumn are usually quite short-lived. Summer is from June to August and daytime temperatures can get quite hot. On a sunny day, especially if it is on the weekend, you will see many of the locals out and about making the most of the good weather. Summertime is traditionally the peak tourist season and major tourist attractions can get very crowded. If you are willing to travel out of season and possible put up with a little bit of bad weather, you can benefit from some great travel deals.

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