From mesmerising outdoor music performances to colourful street parades, tempting food stalls and meeting new people from all over the world, summer festivals are one of the best ways to enjoy August. And when it comes to festivals in August, you are truly spoilt for choice. Pack up the whole family or grab a group of your best friends, jump in a car, and head out of the city! This week, we bring you a selection of exciting, extraordinary, and at times eccentric summer festivals taking place in the UK and around Europe this month!
Continue reading Not Your Run-of-the-Mill August Festivals
The holiday season has now been kicked into high gear, and the results are plain to see. The booming summer high season translates into soaring travel costs for plane tickets, hotels, and even car hire across European destinations. But when it is high season here, it is off season somewhere else!
Continue reading Off-Season Destinations This Summer
Praised and prized by remarkable poets of old Greece, ornamented with historic footprints of ancient civilizations, Sicily is nestled at the very heart of the Mediterranean. This sole fact is certainly good enough a reason to visit it at any time of the year.
Continue reading Dolce Vita Sicilian Style
We realised recently, that the place all the members of our Auto Europe blog team would like to go for a short holiday in the UK, is the Lake District. Have you been there already? Let’s explore this renowned place!
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Varied scenery, a rural landscape, and being home to the intellectual elite epitomize the county of Oxfordshire. It is well known for its rich cultural heritage as many of the Anglo-Saxon rulers, Norman invaders and medieval feuds have left their legacy in this beautiful county. Tourist trails will most often include the breathtaking dreaming spires of Oxford, lush gardens and locations where masterpiece classics such as Downton Abbey have been filmed. But July is the month when all eyes turn to another historic gem. In the charming British county of Oxfordshire, nestled in the valley right at the foot of the Chiltern Hills, there is the medieval market town Henley-on-Thames.
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