Party plans: the city will host a festival in September

Perth travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

No longer a remote outpost, Western Australia's sun-soaked capital buzzes with creativity and it's about to come into bloom

Moored sailboats in Malta

Valletta travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Once a 17th-century time capsule, Malta’s capital is coming alive with new restaurants, boutique hotels and modern architecture

Shortest funicular in the world connects downtown and uppertown

Zagreb travel tips: where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Art galleries, parks and a medieval city centre

Beach within reach: Boccadasse is close to the city centre

Genoa travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

At the heart of the Italian Riviera, this seafront city packs in culture and history

Harbour feelings: the waterfront will host a festival

Copenhagen travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Cheap flights and a series of festivals make the Danish capital a strong summer prospect

Birthday bash: the city is celebrating its 1,000th anniversary

Leipzig travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Follow in the footsteps of musical greats in this small but venerable east German city that was pivotal in the fall of the Berlin Wall, writes Nick Boulos

The town hall

Ljubljana travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Summer is in full swing in the Slovenian capital, with music festivals that span classical to techno, a graphic arts biennial and more, writes Mary Novakovich

Go with the flow: the Danube and Saba meet in Belgrade

Belgrade travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

It's festival season in the Serbian capital, with events celebrating just about everything – from beer to boats, writes Mary Novakovich

Statuesque: Grand Place is one of two central squares

Lille travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

This northern French city has a stunning modernist mansion on its outskirts to complement its atmospheric Flemish old town. Simon Calder makes a return trip

Regal root: fountain on the central Place Royale

Nantes travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

The Loire Valley's cultural capital comes into full bloom in the summer months

Layers of history: the Cagliari cityscape tells its story

Cagliari travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Italy's Capital of Culture in 2015 has 25 centuries of heritage, with new flights from the UK making it even more accessible. Simon Calder is your guide

Royal Pavilion

Brighton travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Naked bike rides and pop church 'services' are part of this Regency resort's appeal, writes Tracey Davies

On the up: Detroit is in the early stages of a renaissance

Detroit travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Architecture, grassroots development and new flights make this Michigan city enticing

In bloom: Atlanta comes alive in summer

Atlanta travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

History and more modern delights converge in Georgia's charming state capital

Tranquil escape: the Borghese Gardens

Rome travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

The Italian capital is looking rosy, with a special garden opening to mark its birthday, says Aoife O'Riordain

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Latest stories from i100
SPONSORED FEATURES
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Travel

Ashdown Group: Print Designer - High Wycombe - Permanent £28K

£25000 - £28000 per annum + 24 days holiday, bonus, etc.: Ashdown Group: Print...

Recruitment Genius: Business Travel Consultant

£20000 - £26000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: With offices in London, Manches...

Recruitment Genius: Customer and Brand Manager

£30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Customer and Brand Manager required for ...

Ashdown Group: Systems Administrator

£25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits: Ashdown Group: Systems Administrator A...

ES Rentals

    Day In a Page

    A
    Independent Travel
    Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
    Seven Cities of Italy
    Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
    Prague, Budapest and Vienna
    Lake Garda
    Minoan Crete and Santorini
    Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
    Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

    How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

    Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
    Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

    'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

    In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea
    Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime becomes as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor

    The Arab Spring reversed

    Tunisian protesters fear that a new law will whitewash corrupt businessmen and officials, but they are finding that the new regime is becoming as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor
    King Arthur: Legendary figure was real and lived most of his life in Strathclyde, academic claims

    Academic claims King Arthur was real - and reveals where he lived

    Dr Andrew Breeze says the legendary figure did exist – but was a general, not a king
    Who is Oliver Bonas and how has he captured middle-class hearts?

    Who is Oliver Bonas?

    It's the first high-street store to pay its staff the living wage, and it saw out the recession in style
    Earth has 'lost more than half its trees' since humans first started cutting them down

    Axe-wielding Man fells half the world’s trees – leaving us just 422 each

    However, the number of trees may be eight times higher than previously thought
    60 years of Scalextric: Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones

    60 years of Scalextric

    Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones
    Theme parks continue to draw in thrill-seekers despite the risks - so why are we so addicted?

    Why are we addicted to theme parks?

    Now that Banksy has unveiled his own dystopian version, Christopher Beanland considers the ups and downs of our endless quest for amusement
    Tourism in Iran: The country will soon be opening up again after years of isolation

    Iran is opening up again to tourists

    After years of isolation, Iran is reopening its embassies abroad. Soon, there'll be the chance for the adventurous to holiday there
    10 best PS4 games

    10 best PS4 games

    Can’t wait for the new round of blockbusters due out this autumn? We played through last year’s offering
    Transfer window: Ten things we learnt

    Ten things we learnt from the transfer window

    Record-breaking spending shows FFP restraint no longer applies
    Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on Lampedusa

    ‘Can we really just turn away?’

    Dead bodies, men drowning, women miscarrying – a senior UN figure on the horrors he has witnessed among migrants arriving on Lampedusa, and urges politicians not to underestimate our caring nature
    Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger as Isis ravages centuries of history

    Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger...

    ... and not just because of Isis vandalism
    Girl on a Plane: An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack

    Girl on a Plane

    An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack
    Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

    Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

    The author of 'The Day of the Jackal' has revealed he spied for MI6 while a foreign correspondent