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Another shade of Burgundy

Another shade of Burgundy

Conor Power takes a river cruise through the heart of French wine country and finds plenty to adore . . . or perhaps that should be à d’Or

Seeing Renoir’s home in a new light

Seeing Renoir’s home in a new light

Les Collettes, the painter’s picturesque residence in the south of France, is now a beautiful and well-preserved tourist attraction, writes Michael Harnett

Take the long way through Tipperary

Take the long way through Tipperary

Tipperary is well worth a stop off - not only for its for its historical sites and welcoming hostelries, but also for its horseracing heritage, writes Gillian Nelis

Behold an island of bounty

Behold an island of bounty

Susan Mitchell visits the diverse island of Sri Lanka and discovers a largely unexplored paradise island that offers great food, yoga and more

Welcome to fantasy Ireland

Welcome to fantasy Ireland

They’ve been filling your TV screens for the last few Monday evenings – and you can visit them in real life too. Gillian Nelis visits the North to savour the appealing vistas of Game of Thrones

Lose yourself in Paris

Lose yourself in Paris

In this extract from Don’t Be A Tourist In Paris, Vanessa Grall shows you some hidden shining gems in the City of Light

My cultural calendar

My cultural calendar

Snooping around other people’s houses

Snooping around other people’s houses

A sense of wonder

A sense of wonder

Fancy catching a musical or a play in real style? Tony Clayton-Lea presents a guide to the most ornate and atmospheric theatres on the planet

Raising a racket in Rome

Raising a racket in Rome

A trip to the Italian Tennis Open proves the perfect Roman holiday and a fun alternative for tennis fans who can’t make it to Wimbledon, writes Aileen Hickie

The perfect peninsula

The perfect peninsula

The historical town of Peñiscola on Spain’s Costa del Azahar provides the perfect backdrop for a sun holiday by the sea

A taste of the good life

A taste of the good life

With its rich vineyards, regional delicacies and floating markets, Provence offers simple yet delightful pleasures set against an idyllic backdrop

Falling for Zambia: Picturesque, hospitable and exotic

Falling for Zambia: Picturesque, hospitable and exotic

The southern African country of Zambia has so much more going for it than just the stunning vista of Victoria Falls

Doing it for the kids

Doing it for the kids

There are few more family-friendly resorts in Europe than the Martinhal resort in Sagres, writes Stephen Kelly

Relax and rejuvenate

Relax and rejuvenate

Even the busiest of executives need to get away from it all now and again. Fionnuala Egan runs the rule over some of Ireland’s top corporate getaways