• Milan

    The October Octet

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Turin, Vienna, Zurich

    From Stockholm to Zurich, Madrid to Milan, there’s an Extravaganza of Exhibitions across Europe this Autumn. As you’ll have no doubt seen from my recent blogs, the arrival of autumn brings about an abundance of artistic offerings as the museums and cultural institutions unveil their fabulous temporary exhibitions, complementing their already impressive permanent collection,...

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    Show Stopping Sartorial Spectacles – From McQueen to Gaultier

    by  • March 13, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Exhibitions, Fashion, London, Milan, New York, Paris

    ‘Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty’ exhibition prepares to be unveiled at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The great and the good of the fashion world came together in London for an exclusive preview of what is set to be a spectacular retrospective devoted to “one of the most innovative designers of recent times”,...

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    Celebrating the Classic Car – Collections across Europe

    by  • February 9, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Milan, Monaco, Munich, Riga, Transport, Turin

    From Monaco to Munich, visit and view some of Europe and America’s finest vintage vehicles. This weekend saw Paris play host to the Retromobile show, a major international event devoted to the classic car, with some 500 vintage automobiles sure to have ignited the passions of many a classic car enthusiast. And yet whilst...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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    Vincent van Gogh – Homages Across Europe

    by  • January 19, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Milan, Mons, Oslo, Paris

    Commemorating the 125th Anniversary of the Great Painter’s Death in Milan and Mons, Paris and Oslo, Amsterdam and Arles. 2015 (29th July, 2015 to be precise) marks the 125th anniversary of the death of Vincent van Gogh, unquestionably one of the finest painters of the 19th century. In commemoration of his untimely passing at...

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    Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities for 2015

    by  • November 25, 2014 • City Breaks, Malta, Milan, Plovdiv, Top 10, Vienna, Zermatt

    Milan, Valletta, Zermatt, Plovdiv and Vienna Fly the Flag for Europe in 2015 Having just published their ‘Best in Travel’ series for 2015, the Lonely Planet’s travel recommendations for the year ahead make for some interesting reading. Of particular appeal to us at Cities Direct is, perhaps unsurprisingly, their top 10 cities list for...

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