Travel guide to... Family holidays in Italy

In the final instalment of our three-part Italy series, produced in association with Lonely Planet, Nicola Williams highlights the country's child-friendly attractions, both man-made and natural

The delights of southern Corsica

This fiercely proud Mediterranean island dazzles with its diving opportunities, clifftop towns, cosmopolitan crowd and beautiful beaches

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