Tintagel Castle, Cornwall: Tales of King Arthur

Certain stories endure through the ages and the legend of King Arthur is the daddy of them all

Mont Saint-Michel: Turning tides

An island fortress off the coast of Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel makes quite a first impression — although it pays to approach with caution

Long weekend: Baltic Germany

The German Baltic coast is a heady mix of history and natural beauty. Head to Lübeck for its showcase of medieval architecture, before exploring the wide sandy beaches and coastal walks of Travemunde

Long weekend: Maramures

A refuge for travellers seeking a break from the modern world, Romania’s Maramures province has remained largely unchanged for hundreds of years. And slowly evolving tourism is helping to preserve its rolling countryside and languid pace of life.

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