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How to spend the perfect weekend in Verona

As this year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, what better time to visit the city at the heart of one of the bard's best-known plays - fair Verona

The perfect weekend in Dublin

With a new craft beer festival, National Heritage Week and the Tiger Fringe Festival all happening over the next month, there's never been a better time to visit Dublin

How to spend the perfect 48 hours in Athens

Athens is too often overlooked in favour of the Greek islands, but with its fabulous August festival and proximity to the newly hot Peloponnese peninsula, it's time to take notice

48 Hours in Cartagena, Spain

This Murcian port on Spain’s south-eastern coast offers Modernist architecture, Roman remains and underwater archaeology

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 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 Toronto

The capital of Ontario is blossoming beautifully as high summer approaches and a fares war makes it cheap and easy to reach

48 Hours in Lima

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

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