2014 Tour de France – Ride Paris Before the Real Riders Do

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Paris Bike Ride - Your Chance to Ride a Part of the 2014 Tour de France Paris Course: For the many cycling enthusiasts heading to France to follow the 2014 Tour de France, here's an interesting thing to do - a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride along a part of the Official 2014 Tour de … [Read more...]

Fête Nationale: What’s on in Paris on Bastille Day 2014

Happy Bastille Day

Bastille Day Concert, Fireworks and the Firefighters' Balls – Paris: During the past week we've seen the City of Paris in preparation mode for Bastille Day 2014 celebrations.  As we are in the south of France, we will not be here to join in the grand celebrations, but here is a taste of what's … [Read more...]

Great British Beer Festival 2014 – London

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900 Real Ales and Ciders at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia: If the promise of 900 real ales, ciders, perries and foreign beers sounds like a good enough reason to visit London, then plan your travel to London for early August!  The annual Great British Beer Festival … [Read more...]

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2014

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations

SCHLOSSBELEUCHTUNGEN - HEIDELBERG CASTLE FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA: Everyone loves a good fireworks display and when the setting is as beautiful as Heidelberg Castle and the Neckar River, the show is even more magical. Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2014 Each summer, on three Saturday nights, … [Read more...]

Festa della Repubblica 2014 – Republic Day in Italy

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Festa della Repubblica - The Celebration of Republic Day in Italy: Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day) is the celebration of the founding of the Republic of Italy. On June 2nd each year, Italians around the world commemorate the 1946 referendum in which the citizens voted for Italy to become … [Read more...]

Roman Nights at the Teatro di Marcello – Summer 2014

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Classical Concerts at the Teatro di Marcello or Theatre of Marcellus in Rome: Teatro di Marcello is an ancient theatre in Rome that was the work of Julius Caesar who planned the theatre and Emperor Augustus who completed it in 13BC. This magnificent ancient edifice is the venue of "Notti Romane … [Read more...]

Bernkastel-Kues Christmas Market 2014

Bernkastel-Kues Weinachtsmarkt

Bernkastel-Kues' Weihnachtsmarkt and Highlight Events: The medieval Marktplatz (market square) of Bernkastel-Kues must be one of the prettiest settings for a Christmas market. The square is small and cozy and the forty or so market stalls are set up against the backdrop of Bernkastel's charming … [Read more...]