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48 Hours in Montpellier

This south-western French city has a charming medieval centre just 10km from the Mediterranean shoreline

48 Hours in Biarritz

The city where Basque culture meets Gascon chic is an ideal summer destination

48 Hours in Aix-en-Provence

More fast trains to the South of France mean the art and indulgence of this Provençal jewel is about to become even easier to experience

48 Hours in San Sebastian

One of Spain's most alluring cities gets its first air link from Britain next month - making its charms even easier to enjoy

48 Hours in Shanghai

China’s biggest city provides a rewarding window  into the world’s most populous country

48 Hours in Bordeaux

A new landmark wine centre, tramway and renovation of its historic city centre are giving this Euro 2016 host city added sparkle

48 Hours in Salt Lake City

There's more to the city than Mormons - the state capital is home to craft brew pubs and hiking trails, with impressive national parks and ski resorts on the doorstep

48 Hours in Lima

South America's only coastal capital is easier to reach from today, with new flights from London

48 Hours In New York

With new flights and endless new openings, spring is a great time to explore the city that never sleeps

48 Hours in Menorca

Watch the sun rise in Spain's most easterly isle, explore its modern and historic capital, then decamp to one of its beautiful beaches, says Simon Calder

48 Hours in Florence

Spring sunshine and annual processions make this a particularly alluring time to visit the Tuscan capital