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Posts Tagged ‘city breaks’

Culture and Cake in Vienna and Budapest

Sarah Black July 9th, 2019

Day 1: Vienna

After a very early start we arrived in Vienna ready for a packed day of hotel visits. We decided to get the CAT Express train from the airport direct to the city centre which was really easy and only took 15 minutes Read the rest of this entry »

Win a trip for two to Helsinki

Sarah Black May 31st, 2019

– COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED –

We are giving one lucky person the chance to win an amazing trip for two to the beautiful city of Helsinki.

This vibrant seaside city is unique in its offering of picturesque scenery, elegant architecture, quaint boutiques and lively street markets with a friendly laid back attitude. Read the rest of this entry »

Kimberly’s Weekend in Bergen

Sarah Black May 22nd, 2019

Bergen Airport

I arrived into Bergen on Loganair’s inaugural flight from Edinburgh; a short but sweet journey that took just over an hour to complete. As we arrived into Norway by air, we were immediately greeted by those picturesque Norwegian vistas: a coastline scattered with islands and snaking fjords, and hillsides peppered with brightly coloured houses. Even with a light covering of mist and the threat of rain, Bergen was determined to be breath-taking. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Historical and Archaeological Tours

The Team March 27th, 2019

Europe is a treasure trove for those looking to discover ancient cities, historical monuments and archaeological sites. Whether beautifully preserved or in ruins, these sites tell of fascinating, poignant and often gruesome histories! Many of the most intriguing can be found in or around our top short break destinations, really making the most of your time away. Read the rest of this entry »

Europe’s Best City Beaches

Sarah Black March 1st, 2019

Here at Osprey Holidays, we have rounded up a list of our most popular destinations to inspire and help you plan this year’s summer break that combine city charm with the natural beauty of a nearby beach. These best-of-both-world cities are created for those who want to take advantage of the holiday sun and escape to the sand and sea. Whether you’re looking for a beach for relaxing, sunbathing or water sports, we’ve got you covered in our handpicked list which also features some hidden gems! Read the rest of this entry »

Steph Explores Andalusia

Sarah Black December 7th, 2018

I flew into Malaga from Edinburgh and jumped straight in my lovely private transfer up to Cordoba, which was about two hours away. When you go to Cordoba you have to go see the Great Mosque of Cordoba, we were luck and had an evening tour to see it which made everything feel much more intimate and almost magical in the dark, the headset gives you all the historical information you could need. Read the rest of this entry »

Win a trip to Budapest for two!

Sarah Black July 2nd, 2018

– COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED –

From the grand iconic Parliament building that sits on the water to the beautiful historic thermal baths just waiting to be found – Budapest really is a travellers dream! Read the rest of this entry »

Our Lisbon & Porto Twin Centre Adventure

Sarah Black June 18th, 2018

Lisa and Lawrence feeling on top of the World at The Santa Just Elevator, Lisbon, Portugal

Day 1 – Lisbon

Ola from Lisa and Lawrence in Portugal! We arrived and it was just such beautiful sunny day in Lisbon! Read the rest of this entry »

Europe’s Best Rooftop Bars

Sarah Black May 7th, 2018

We are so close to summer so what better way to celebrate than to take a look at some of the best places to grab a cocktail, unwind and take in the views from a perfect rooftop location as they start to open for the season.

Barcelona – Skybar, Grand Hotel Central

Skybar at Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona. Credit: Grand Hotel Central

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Penny’s going to Rome!

Sarah Black February 9th, 2018

Chris, Penny, Claire & Angie all from Cambourne Travel in Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes

Congratulations to Penny Rudd from Cambourne Travel in Milton Keynes! After completing an Osprey Holidays booking during January and entering via email Penny’s winning entry was chosen at random. Read the rest of this entry »

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