The Romans who first settled in Alicante nicknamed it the ‘City of Light’ and it’s easy to see why. Built around a natural harbour on Spain’s Costa Blanca, Alicante positively shimmers with sunshine.
Holidays in Barcelona are vibrant and exciting. From unparalleled cuisine to superb shopping, vibrant nightlife and extraordinary Gaudi architecture. Combine days on the beach with culture and world-class sightseeing in this incredible city.
Celebrate summer at some of the hottest clubs in the world on the party island of Ibiza. You can dance away the stresses and strains of daily life in one of the many clubs or, if you prefer something more relaxed, head to Ibiza Old Town. The fashionable bars, restaurants and boutiques, which line the narrow, atmospheric streets are the perfect place to unwind.
As the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Malaga is, as you would expect, a vibrant destination with its own unique character and a creative soul. Stroll through the tropical gardens of Paseo del Parque to an urban beach cafe at La Malagueta for a glass of something cold under warm, blue skies. Shop on the flashy, marble-paved Marqués de Larios or in the nearby maze of old town streets. And, of course, don't miss the Picasso museum. Book now to discover this cool, eclectic city.
From the attractive yacht-filled harbour to the growing collection of designer boutiques, Palma has been become one of the most sophisticated hotspots of the Mediterranean in recent years. You don’t need to look far for a reminder of the city’s history though – its iconic Gothic cathedral dominates the skyline. Book your summer getaway now and enjoy everything this city has to offer.
Second only to Paris, Nice is one of France’s most popular destinations. Located at the heart of the French Riviera between Cannes and Monaco, its charms are plentiful. Aside from the famed beautiful beaches and enviable weather, it is packed full of cultural delights. Book now and join the Riviera set this summer.
Genoa may get overshadowed by Venice and Florence, but it’s still one of Northern Italy’s great art cities. Genoa holidays will introduce you to a place of sudden contrasts, where narrow alleys open suddenly onto huge sea views, and palaces are hidden away up secluded staircases.
Discover a unique historic metropolis, world-renowned archaeological sites and some of Europe’s most breathtaking scenery on city breaks to Naples and the coast. Explore stunning southern Italy and all it has to offer.
You’ll be treated to fascinating history, dazzling coastline and architectural gems on holidays in Catania. As spectacular Mount Etna rises high above the timeless treasures of Sicily, the wonders of the past and present effortlessly collide.
From the cosmopolitan nightlife of Mykonos town to the traditional whitewashed villages scattering the island, there is truly a place for everyone on Greece's most fashionable island.
From 3 May 2014, British Airways will fly to Mykonos on Tuesday and Saturday, departing from London Heathrow Terminal 5.
Absorb the mystical history of this spellbinding city on holidays in Athens. Discover the legends of this magical destination, as past and present effortlessly merge and leave you intrigued and wanting more.
Unwind on beautiful golden sands, marvel at dramatic ancient ruins or experience vibrant city life on holidays to Thessaloniki. Whether you want an action-packed weekend, romantic break or complete relaxation – Thessaloniki offers it all.
Legend has it that Paphos was the birthplace of Aphrodite, and it seems that the Goddess of Love continues to cast her spell over the city. For it is impossible not to fall for the charms of this ancient destination. From ancient archaeological sites, strolling around the maze of shopping streets or unwinding on the golden sands of Coral Bay, there is something for everyone to enjoy this summer.
History mixed with indulgence is the order of the day in Larnaca this summer. Admire the faded grandeur of the traditional city quarters, where hot pink marigolds adorn whitewashed walls or travel to the ancient Neolithic ruins on the outskirts of the city before enjoying a sundowner and a handful of olives in one of the many waterfront bars.
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