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Tuscany’s countryside of grey-green and terracotta is known for its hilltop views, rows of grape vines and fine food, wine and art. In fact there’s so much to love here that our list of 10 best hotels in rural Tuscany quickly became 20 best hotels in rural Tuscany, and includes the very best hotels in the Tuscany countryside.
With a summer season lasting well into October - September is still considered high season - and almost tropical-warmth seas at the height of summer, Crete has one of Europe's longest beach-playing and beach-sunbathing seasons.
Some of the best prices for travelling to the Italian Lakes can be found in the shoulder seasons, but if this is your first visit then you might not want to risk the weather being anywhere less than perfect and spoiling those idyllic vistas… In which case our Guru’s investigation into how to do the Italian Lakes on a budget, and the best value hotels in the region is for you.
Rome’s best bed and breakfasts are varied. Rome has great B&Bs for families, top B&Bs for couples and some of the most romantic places to stay in Rome are B&Bs. But it’s hard to find them, so our recommendations for 10 best B&Bs in Rome is where to start.
Our Gurus have slaved away testing pools, fish and chips and idyllic views to bring you the best hotels in Cornwall for families. The 10 best hotels in Cornwall for families are the cream of the group, but they’re certainly not the most expensive!
The Hotel Guru's pick of the best hammams and spas in Marrakech.
Staying in one of our Guru’s top 10 unusual UK hotels will take your break from memorable to unforgettable. We love a fun and fantastic conversion, and have discovered cosily converted railway carriages, a breathtaking windmill by the sea, a charming hotel in an old newspaper office and even a converted prison! Or, for an unusual luxury hotel try staying in your own castle, tower or folly!
The Grand Canal runs though the centre of Venice, and along its length you’ll find some of the most breathtaking buildings and views the city can afford its citizens and visitors.
Our recommendations for the 12 best hotels in rural Provence are drawn from the best chateau hotels in Provence, the best boutique hotels in Provence and the best B&Bs in Provence. Our best hotels in rural Provence offer peace, rural views, great food and friendliness.
The big mistake with the Canary Islands is to imagine they are all about beaches, blue seas and busy seaside resorts. The walking here is second to none and we've got the perfect places to stay...
An exhilarating, energetic, eclectic melting pot, New York is a truly cosmopolitan city, and the best Manhattan hotels reflect that variety....
The best hotels in Florence are hard to agree upon, but we do agree that the list should include some of our recommendations for the 10 best family hotels in Florence. Art and culture, great food and a small area make Florence a great family city break.
With the world’s most southerly vineyards, it has ten major wine-producing regions spread across the North and South Islands
This region of Massachusetts also has a large number of great inns, and our Gurus have ‘worked hard’ holidaying to bring you their recommendations for Cape Cod’s best inns.
The best places to stay in Kerala’s Backwaters are designed to make the most of this region's peace and tranquility...
The Amalfi coast, with its towering cliffs and slinky corniche road, has long been associated with luxury and glamour...