Holiday ideas, week-end ideas, {page} - Tourism France and italy /news Genius Holidays provide you with some holiday or week-end ideas depending on current events. {page}.Looking for a weekend away or some ideas for your next holiday? We have some great ideas for you right here! La Baule: A seaside resort on the Côte d’Amour with the longest sand beach in Europe http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/la-baule-a-seaside-resort-on-the-cote-d-amour-with-the-longest-sand-beach-in-europe-285 Situated along the Côte d’Amour, in the Loire-Atlantique department, the seaside resort of La Baule is very attractive with its beautiful bay and charming romantic architecture. On the Guérande peninsula, between Pornichet and Le Pouliguen, surrounded by dunes and pines, La Baule has welcomed many great people from around the world. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 12:19:09 +0100 The Tour of Cap Martin between Menton and Monaco http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/the-tour-of-cap-martin-between-menton-and-monaco-281 If you come to the Menton coast, don’t forget to bring your walking shoes. We recommend you take the Cap Martin Circuit. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:02:14 +0200 Lake Geneva, the Swiss and French banks http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/lake-geneva-the-swiss-and-french-banks-279 The largest natural lake in Europe, Lake Geneva is shared between France and Switzerland. On its banks are Lausanne, Geneva, Thonon, Evian and Montreux so you may hear up to four languages spoken around the banks. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:19:26 +0100 The Aveyron Circuit in France – the sites not to be missed http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/the-aveyron-circuit-in-france-the-sites-not-to-be-missed-286 Aveyron in France is a historical land with a rich cultural heritage, exceptional natural landscapes that can satisfy the desires of all visitors who wish to visit another time, another place. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:05:54 +0100 Holiday in Barcelona and enjoy its seafront (Port Vell, Barceloneta and Olympic Port) http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/holiday-in-barcelona-and-enjoy-its-seafront-port-vell-barceloneta-and-olympic-port-221 Situated between the Costa Brava and the Costa Dorada, the capital of Cataluña, Barcelona, is one of the most appealing cities in Europe. Easily accessible from France (Montpellier) and England, it makes Barcelona highly attractive to tourists for weekends and holidays. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:32:58 +0100 Holiday next to Lake Iseo in Italy http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/holiday-next-to-lake-iseo-in-italy-282 A few kilometres from Bergame and Brescia can be found the countryside surrounding Iseo Lake. With mountains and canyons, hills and vineyards, this area has long attracted visitors from around the world who come to enjoy the peace and quiet. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:50:26 +0100 Tourist Guide for the Island of Reunion http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/tourist-guide-for-the-island-of-reunion-278 Boasting an air temperature of 29°C, the same in the water, combined with a tropical climate that has enabled the growth of paradisiacal luxuriant vegetation... One thing is for certain, the island of Reunion is still the dream destination. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:36:14 +0100 Enjoy your holiday at Collioure in the Eastern Pyrenees http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/enjoy-your-holiday-at-collioure-in-the-eastern-pyrenees-271 The Catalan Coast also has its jewel in the crown, Collioure! A historical town set in the Eastern Pyrenees. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:10:11 +0100 Normandy holidays in the Channel Department, discover its most beautiful sites http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/normandy-holidays-in-the-channel-department-discover-its-most-beautiful-sites-219 Perched on its hill with its majestic cathedral dominating the old town, Coutances has earned the name ‘the Town of Art and History’. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 10:22:30 +0100 The Niçois inland villages http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/the-nicois-inland-villages-128 The festive summertime atmosphere of the Niçois coastline should not incline you to ignore the inland villages of this area. Each of these characteristic and picturesque villages has its own delightful particularities. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 19:27:21 +0100 Visit Menton during the Lemon festival http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/visit-menton-france-during-the-lemon-festival-134 Come and stay for a long weekend, or a week, and share in the fun during the Fete des Citrons (lemon Festival) at Menton. This celebration started back in 1929 when an innkeeper had the idea of organising an exhibition of citrus fruits and flowers. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:01:51 +0100 The Sea of Pertuis between the Iles de Ré and Oléron http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/the-sea-of-pertuis-between-the-iles-de-re-and-oleron-in-france-246 Situated in the Charente-Maritime department in France, the Sea of Pertuis is enclosed by the Iles de Ré and Oléron. Very popular with the English, these islands reverted to France in the 17th Century. Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:54:27 +0100 Holidays in Barcelona http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/holidays-in-barcelona-93 For your next stay in Catalonia, enjoy various beautiful places to visit and museums. There are many activities and things to do in this city during days and nights especially along the Ramblas. Moreover, in the area you can also relax on sandy beaches as in Barcelona or Costa Daurada and Costa Brava. So book as soon as you can Sun, 16 Sep 2012 10:11:32 +0200 A weekend around Sanary sur Mer and Six Fours les Plages in France http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/a-weekend-around-sanary-sur-mer-and-six-fours-les-plages-in-france-51 Sanary sur Mer is on the Mediterranean coast between Bandol and Toulon in the Var department (France). This must be one of the most beautiful ports on the Côte d’Azur. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:28:52 +0200 Stay in Cauterets in the Haute Pyrenees http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/stay-in-cauterets-in-the-haute-pyrenees-france-167 If you like the mountains, the atmosphere at spa resorts, the opportunity to go on various excursions and enjoy summers packed with activities and things to do then you should visit Cauterets. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 17:20:21 +0200 Lakes in the Landes department (France) close to the Atlantic Ocean http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/lakes-in-the-landes-department-france-close-to-the-atlantic-ocean-170 The waves of the Atlantic Ocean are not always suitable for families with young children. The Department of Landes has the advantage of possessing several lakes near the coast that are safer for children and equally have warmer water than the ocean in summer. Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:41:57 +0200 The ‘Route des Vins’ Circuit in Alsace and Colmar (France) http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/the-route-des-vins-circuit-in-alsace-and-colmar-france-158 Situated between Mulhouse and Strasbourg in the Alsace region in the Department of Haut-Rhin, Colmar is the third largest town in the region and one of the destinations that should not be missed in Alsace. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:54:08 +0200 Lakeside holidays in Austria in the Tyrol area http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/lakeside-holidays-in-austria-in-the-tyrol-area-166 Countryside sandwiched between lakes and mountains, the Tyrol offers an appealing natural environment for holidays. Possessing lakes that boast exceptional water quality and water temperatures of over 25°C in summer, the Tyrol is a highly popular tourist destination. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:40:44 +0200 Discover the Gulf of Morbihan in Brittany - France http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/discover-the-gulf-of-morbihan-in-brittany-france-129 The Gulf of Morbihan is considered to be one of the most beautiful gulfs in the world, it boasts a variety of typical landscapes over nearly 20 kilometres. It is a true small sea (Mor Bihan in Breton means ‘interior sea’) dotted with more than a hundred small islets and islands. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:06:08 +0200 Sites that should not be missed when staying in Munich and Bavaria http://www.genius-holidays.co.uk/news/sites-that-should-not-be-missed-when-staying-in-munich-and-bavaria-149 Munich is situated in Bavaria that possesses an important archaeological heritage in the Gothic and Baroque styles as well as Rococo. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:30:10 +0200