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Explore the contrasts of Europe

Explore the contrasts of Europe

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07/07/2019 10/07/2019

Lisbon

About the city

Lisbon is known as the city of seven hills due to its location, the city spreads across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tajo. Romantic and cosmopolitan, the city presents its typical red roofs to the visitors that want to get to know its every inch. Lisbon surprises with its natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere. The Portuguese capital offers lots of museums, libraries, a huge port, churches and palaces and stunning views of the Rio Tajo Lisbon was considered a poor and chaotic city. Currently it has experienced a resurgence in the style of the XIV and XV centuries, when it was part of that vast empire stretching from Brazil to India. The reason for this was the World Expo held in 1998, a new bridge over the Tagus was built and the network of underground of the city was remodeled. The resurgence of the city then continued to host several matches during Euro in 2004, also held there the Delivery Music Awards (MTV) in 2005. Many of its most beautiful buildings date from the XIV and XV centuries, especially the ones located in the Belem district. There are also many buildings from the XVIII century, which are located mostly in the Baixa area of central Lisbon and were reconstructed almost completely after a devastating earthquake that hit the town in 1755. The historic center of the city, standing on Las Siete Colinas, presents steep streets and picturesque alleys. On the west side of the city, there is Monsanto Forest Park, Lisbon’s lung, with an area of 10 km and one of the largest in Europe. The capital’s majestic port has 3 docks commonly used for several cruises and it is, currently, the busiest port in the European Atlantic coast. Lisbon is a city with centuries of history and with an ambitious attitude, marrying the historic with the modern, the traditional with the cutting edge. Strolling through the old quarters one can hear the traditional Fado sung and played in small restaurants in town. In the hilltop district of Bairro Alto, dozens of restaurants and bars line the narrow streets, with jazz, reggae, electronica filling the air and revelers partying until dawn. Nightclubs scattered all over town make fine use of old spaces, whether on riverside docks or tucked away in 18th-century mansions. Lisbon presents itself to the world as a cosmopolitan and lively city, with alternative for every taste, especially in the summer months when its many bars, terraces and restaurants are crammed with people.

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Mercure Lisboa Almada

80%
  • At 5.1 km from the center
  • Rua abel salazar, pragal, nr 9 e, Pragal - almada 2805-313
The Mercure Lisboa Almada hotel is a 4-star hotel located between Lisbon's historic city center and the beautiful beaches of the Costa da Caparica (6.2 miles from both) and just a short walk from the Ramalha metro station. Treat yourself in our resta...
  • Superior Room With Twin Beds (1)

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  • 3 Accommodation nights

10/07/2019ECONOMY

Lisbon

Madrid

Portugal
Lisboa / 07:00
easyJet U2 7611 easyJet
1h 20m Nonstop
Spain
09:20 Barajas
10/07/2019 13/07/2019

Madrid

About the city

Madrid has a tempo of its own: The dry air of the Castilian plain crackles with its cosmopolitan crowds. If the illuminated shop windows along the Gran Vía, and the unrelenting elegance of Paseo de la Castellana are overwhelming, retreat to Old Madrid. Its tangle of side streets south of Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol are what makes the real Madrid. Spend half a day in the Prado Museum, thaat sit to rest on the steps leading down to the lake in lush Retiro Park. The city begins to live it up as soon as the sun goes down. Madrid claims to boast the largest number of bars per capita of any European city. Madrid teems with cultural events all year round. After concert, play or film, you can choose among literally hundreds of tapas bars and an endless array of nightspots. Madrid successfylly combines its cosmopolitan sophistication with its most cherished local traditions, the result is fascinating to explore.

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Hotel Madrid Chamartín

80%
  • At 6.4 km from the center
  • Mauricio ravel, 10, Madrid 28046
This charming city hotel is located in the peaceful residential district of Plaza de Castilla in Madrid. The hotel is situated just a few minutes' walking distance away from Chamartin Train Station and is close to the main motorways which offer ease...
  • Tryp Room (1)

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  • 3 Accommodation nights

13/07/2019ECONOMY

Madrid

Grenoble

Spain
Barajas / 09:20
Ryanair FR 5482 Ryanair
5h 50m 1 Stop - Porto (2h 35m)
France
15:10 Saint Exupery
13/07/2019 15/07/2019

Grenoble

About the city

Grenoble is a city of around 158,000 inhabitants located in south-eastern France, in the Rhône-Alpes region that encompasses the French Alps.The climate is quite cold in winter, with days of snow almost every year. Summers are known to be hot, as mountains surrounding the town stop any wind.Grenoble is crossed by two rivers, the Drac and the Isère, the lion and the serpent, and is surrounded by three mountain chains, the Vercors, Chartreuse and Belledonne.Grenoble is the largest urban area in the French Alps, boasts a unique mountain setting, and through the centuries has made its mark as a pioneering city open to the world. Out of this tremendous human melting-pot has emerged an economy that draws its strength from close ties between industry, university and research. The city is renowned for its universities on the campus, for its scientific research centers in the northeast of the city. Grenoble is the leading research centre in France outside the Paris area. There is a large population of foreign scientists and students.Grenoble is a beautiful little city full of charm, fairytale-like since it is a sleepy beauty set amidst a backdrop of snow-capped mountains.

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Residhotel Grenette

70%
  • At 1.1 km from the center
  • 12 rue de palanka 38000 grenoble, Grenoble 38000
  • Studio (1)

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  • 2 Accommodation nights

15/07/2019ECONOMY

Grenoble

Alessandria

France
Saint Exupery / 16:20
Société HOP A5 4506 Société HOP
1h 00m Nonstop
Italy
17:20 Malpensa
15/07/2019 18/07/2019

Alessandria

About the city

Alessandria About this sound listen is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. The city is sited on the alluvial plain between the Tanaro and the Bormida rivers, about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southeast of Turin

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Alli Due Buoi Rossi

80%
  • At 0.3 km from the center
  • Via cavour 32, 15100 alessandria, Alessandria 15100
Hotel Alli Due Buoi Rossi is the most ancient hotel in Alessandria, Piedmont, strategically located close and with easy access to Milan, Genova, Turin and their airports. It is located in Alessandria downtown, few metres away from the Dome and Libert...
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  • 3 Accommodation nights

18/07/2019ECONOMY

Alessandria

Budapest

Italy
Malpensa / 22:30
Wizz Air W6 2336 Wizz Air
1h 35m Nonstop
Hungary
(+1) 00:05 Budapest Ferenc Liszt
18/07/2019 21/07/2019

Budapest

About the city

Budapest is known as one of Europe’s most stunning cities. It may be thanks to its impressive surroundings, the Danube River that divides the city, the Buda hills to the west and the Great Plain to the east or due to its varied and beautiful architecture: Renaissance, Byzantine, Neo-Classical, and Art-Nouveau buildings coexist in perfect harmony. Its extensive World Heritage Site includes: the banks of the Danube, Buda Castle Quarter, Andrassy Avenue, Hero’s Square, and the Millennium Underground Railway. To top that, the city has 80 geothermal springs, the world’s largest water cave system where visitors can indulge in a relaxing bath. Budapest became a single city in 1873, occupying both banks of the river Danube, to the west there is Buda and Pest lays at the east. Both sides of the city have very different personalities. Buda is the quiet section of the city. Walking around Buda, travelers will be able to inspect the Castle Quarter and explore the narrow cobbled streets that lead to the Fishermen’s bastion with its fairytale towers, which represent the 7 tribes that existed in the city in the 9th century. This decorative fortification is located atop the Buda Castel Hill and offers the best panoramic view in Budapest. The eastern side, Pest, is where all the action takes place. This section of the city has a fin-de-siècle feel to it and nearly every building has some interesting or unusual detail. Visitors will be invited to take long strolls on its wide boulevards filled with all sorts of shops or enjoy a well-deserved coffee in its grand coffee houses. Pest is home to the parliament building and the Dohari street synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe. The scars of WWII are still present in the city, bullet holes and shrapnel scorings left over from the Second World War and the 1956 Uprising are still visible in some of the facades, painful reminders of this grey period of history. There are several tributes honoring the Hungarian Jews that lost their lives, as the poignant Shoes on the Danube memorial or the Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park. This side of the river is also considered the cultural heart of the city with numerous art galleries and with more opera, concerts and ballet performances than there are days of the week. The capital’s best restaurants are found in Pest too, and it’s here the nightlife wrestles with until the early hours as well. For a unique drink try a Ruin Pub, Budapest’s network of bars in disused buildings that include former tenement houses, factory buildings and community centres. Budapest has combined all its influences and overcome its complex history to shape its own character, and sure it did it right.

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Kings Hotel Budapest

70%
  • At 1.2 km from the center
  • Nagy diofa utca 25-27, Budapest 1072
- Overview Newly renovated King's Hotel welcomes guests to downtown Budapest. Reconstructed, modernized, the original secession building is over 100 years old. There are numerous historical buildings in the neighbourhood and being centrally located...
  • Double or Twin STANDARD (1)

  • ROOM ONLY

  • 3 Accommodation nights

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Explore the contrasts of Europe
Explore the contrasts of Europe