The honour for the European city of culture in 2019 is shared between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Matera, Italy.
I love Plovdiv aka the city of the seven hills due to it being developed on seven hills up to 250 metres high. The old town is well preserved and it is easy to explore on a day trip from Sofia. It is small and its cobbled-stone streets are dotted with beautiful houses in different styles. Read More
The old town of Warsaw was made a UNESCO world heritage site in 1980. During World War II nearly 90% of the old town was destroyed. When the war finished the city began the reconstruction of this part of the city and slowly the churches, palaces and colourful facades were rebuilt. Read More
At 237 metres it is one of the tallest buildings in Europe. This notable structure in central Warsaw acts as a cultural centre and office complex.
The roof terrace on the 30th floor commands a 360 degree panoramic view of Warsaw. Read More
Luxembourg may not be the first place that springs to mind when it comes to a long weekend break. However if you’re into art and culture, there isn’t a shortage of galleries and museums to visit.
The old town is compact. Nestled in between France, Germany and Belgium there are places you can visit Read More