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Osprey Holidays Blog

Posts Tagged ‘summer’

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 »

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 »

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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My Italian Road Trip!

Sarah Black July 18th, 2017

Sarah our Marketing Manager took off to the hills on an Italian road trip.

We were attending a wedding in Tuscany so thought we must make a trip out of this – we have never properly visited Italy before so we had to make the most of it! Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Must See Cities for 2017

The Team January 25th, 2017
Cityscape panorama of Arno river, towers and cathedrals of Florence

Cityscape panorama of Arno river, towers and cathedrals of Florence

With over 60 destinations to choose from how do you pick where to visit in 2017? We’ve compiled a list of our ‘Top 5 Must See Cities’ for the year ahead, including some of our newest additions such as Porto and Tromsø! It covers a bit of everything from the picturesque and cosmopolitan to the historical and vibrant. Read the rest of this entry »

New Flight Routes for 2017

Sarah Black December 8th, 2016

Next year is off to a flying start already with over 25 new flight routes for 2017 from the UK to some of our top European cities and even more dates added for direct Eurostar journeys– making it even easier and cheaper to visit European cities next year!

Below are a list of UK airports that have a number of new city routes being offered for 2017 – some of which have started flying already! Read the rest of this entry »

Best City Hotels in Summer

Sarah Black April 6th, 2016
Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence, Italy

Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence, Italy

Get the best from these stunning city hotel by visiting them during the summer months – from beautiful blossoming views to secluded private beaches we have rounded up our best collection of hotels that stand out from the crowd in the sun. Read the rest of this entry »

City Parks You Must Visit

Sarah Black April 13th, 2015
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Central Park, New York. Credit: ‘Wouter de Bruijn’ from Flickr

When you think of a city break you automatically think – beautiful buildings, fantastic shopping and wonderful food and quite rightly so. However with it now coming into spring, some cities hold fantastic outdoor parks, all of which are best enjoyed over the warmer months. Many are full of attractions, wildlife and plenty of places to grab a drink or have a picnic. Read the rest of this entry »