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Le Corbusier in France: On the trail of a controversial concrete king

Fifty years after his death, Le Corbusier's creations are as exciting as ever. Christopher Beanland visits two of the best in Marseille and Beaujolais

Corner the market: Rynek Glowny and St Mary's Church

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

Castles, cathedrals and Copernicus – Poland's second city presents a stellar mix of grand vistas, culture and history, as Mary Lussiana found

Valley high: the pretty Vinschger trail

Hiking through Italy's South Tyrol: Healing treatments, Alpine blooms, and a First World War battleground

The picturesque Vinschger route through leads walkers from Reschen on the Austrian border to the beautiful spa town of Merano

From Marseille you can continue along the Côte d’Azur

France by rail: A new train service connects London to Marseille

Simon Calder looks at exciting new ways to explore this Continental favourite

The village of San Pantaleo

Sardinia: An island of mad dogs and playboys

As new flights begin to northern Sardinia, David Ryan discovers how the other 2 per cent live on this beautiful outpost

Notre Dame cathedral

Reims, Champagne's capital, the city of surrender

The Second World War in Europe ended in Reims 70 years ago this week, a momentous occasion that has had to fight to be remembered, says Chris Leadbeater

Float your boat: Marseille sprawls out from the Vieux Port

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

A direct Eurostar to the Provençal capital has started in time for festival season, says Mary Novakovich

King of the castle: Beynac village and its chateau

Dordogne caves: ancient history in France

This region is a great base for families, and some even older relations, says Richard Waters

Set in stone: Chinese cemetery

France's battlefields: Forgotten heroes all along the Western Front

Cahal Milmo encounters tributes to the war's far-flung heroes

Hippocrates square in the old town

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

Even without its Colossus, the island's capital has no shortage of wonders, as Simon Calder discovers

Alex Zane in Granada: the best things to see and do

Video: Amex Insider Alex Zane travels to Granada in southern Spain

Guggenheim Museum

Bilbao: How the city has remade itself along the river

After a catastrophic flood, the city was forced to re-evaluate its landscape. Laura Holt surveys the A-list additions

Windmills at Chora

Astypalea, Greece: An isolated spot a world away from Athens

Closer to Turkey than to the Greek mainland, sleepy Astypalea makes for a welcome change of pace (if you can work out where you're going)

Sands of time: walkers can reach Mont St-Michel at low tide

Trail of the unexpected: French disconnection in Mont St-Michel

The removal of a causeway will let the tides work their magic on the island, says Nick Rider

Roman holiday: Mark gravitates towards Trastavere

Mark Radcliffe: My life in travel

'It takes quite a lot for me to feel at home somewhere, but there’s something about Rome'

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