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Cagliari, Sardinia's capital, is a vibrant, unpretentious city with its own beach, some wonderful restaurants and lively cafés

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A great port of call: The Harbour Festival

Place an order for Hamburg and ships

There's water everywhere in this buzzing harbour city, as Mark Rowe finds amid its canals, islands and bridges
Coastal vote: Days drift blissfully by in Selimiye on the gloriously wooded Turkish peninsula of Bozburun

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A Jaguar competing in the Mille Miglia

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The gateway to Tuscany is worth a visit in its own right, to explore ancient landmarks, fine food and glittering festivities, says Nick Boulos
The monastery at Studenica is a world heritage site

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Twenty years ago this week the finishing touches were being made to the undersea link between England and France, in advance of the opening on 6 May 1994

Bohemian bolthole: Loket Castle

Bohemia's spa triangle: Getting into hot water

Steve Connor follows Mark Twain and Mozart to the medicinal springs of three Czech towns

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The archipelago comprises seven main islands and a smattering of islets that arc gently off the northwest coast of Norway

Sea eagles and beaches inside the Arctic Circle

With his young family in tow, Mark Rowe set off in search of an altogether different summer escape, in Norway's supremely beautiful Lofoten Islands

Make tracks: the vintage No 28 tram

48 Hours In: Lisbon

This charming capital, which combines sea views, steep hills and old-world manners with a vibrant nightlife, is a joy to visit, says Mary Lussiana

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