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The 5 Best Christmas Markets in the UK

It’s that time of year again and the countdown to Christmas has finally begun. Us Brits know how to celebrate and Christmas is no exception. It may be cold outside but there’s nothing like a warming glass of mu...

Unmissable European Events and Festivals in October

All dates below have been revised for the 2019 season. October doesn’t really scream Holiday Time! in the same way that those showboating, sunnier months like July and August do. The weather starts taking a ...

Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Everyone knows it, Europeans don't mess about when it comes to Christmas shopping. For centuries before hygge started trending on Twitter, the old towns of Europe have been creating atmosphere, togetherness and...
Crowds Enjoying Themselves At Outdoor Music Festival

The Best European Music Festivals

The festival scene in Europe is vibrant and inviting year-round, in fact, it's become a niche in itself - with festivalgoers from across the pond travelling far and wide to celebrate life and music. If you've g...
Fireworks at the lighting of the Gubbio Christmas Tree - Villas in Italy - Oliver's Travels

Unmissable European Events and Festivals in December

December is all about celebration. It might be the middle of winter throughout Europe, but there’s plenty of joy and celebration swirling around – perhaps as a bit of a remedy for all that cold and wet weather ...

The Best European Events & Festivals in November

All dates included below have been revised for the 2018 season. Heading away for a European break at one of our beautiful holiday homes? All over the continent, things will be getting a bit chillier and the ...

The Best European Events & Festivals in September

With schools opening again and the onset of autumn, September’s a great time to get away if you’re looking for a quieter holiday. The high season is coming to a close so you may well snag yourself a bargain, an...

Unmissable European Events and Festivals in August

August is a great month to go on holiday at one of our holiday villas! The European summer is in full swing, the kids are out of school so it’s a great opportunity to spend time together as a family and, better...