Beautiful Destinations to Visit for a Weekend Away

3 days inPlaza Mayor- Madrid what to do and see
Plaza Mayor

Spending a weekend away is a great way to relax and recharge from the stress of your life.There are many ways to experience beauty, both natural and manmade.Here are five beautiful destinations for a perfect weekend away.

The Cote d’Azur, France              

The Cote d’Azuris off the coast of France and it is a great place for a weekend away.The area is filled with stunning scenery and beaches. Visit the Porquerolles, an island that is known for its beaches and the spectacular green hillside around it.

The Calanques National Park is known for having stunning scenery and you can trek and cycle along the paths to explore the beautifulhidden areas. The Lérins Islands, a group of four islands near Cannes,are also known for their beautiful scenery and they are a great place to relax and indulge. For the ultimate luxury, stay in a beachside villa in St. Tropez and relax in the stunning surroundings.

 Madrid, Spain

3 days inPlaza Mayor- Madrid what to do and see
Plaza Mayor

The capital city of Spain is Madrid and is known for its European art, parks and stunning architecture. Museo Nacional Del Prado is a museum that showcases some of the best art in Europe. One of the biggest parks in the city is Buen Retiro Park which is 350 acres and filled with beautiful gardens. You can visit the Royal Palace of Madrid which was formerly the residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Temple of Debod, an Egyptian temple, was erected in the 2nd century BC and it is another fascinating place to visit.

Loch Lomond, Scotland

Loch Lomond is 39km long and it is nestled in the border between the Scottish LowlandsandHighlands. It is a beautiful place to explore and you can rent row boats,kayaks and motor boats to explore the beautiful islands on the loch. After you’ve explored Loch Lomond, there are so many other stunning places to visit. If you are looking for somewhere more rural then why not visit Oban on Scotland’s West Coast? There are plenty of great accommodation options nearby to stay at and it is a great place for a relaxing and tranquil weekend getaway.

London

London Bridge - top things to do in London
London Bridge

London is a great place for a cultural weekend away.There are plenty of great museums to explore, art galleries to marvel at, and great plays that you can watch.Join a guided tour to see the iconic landmarks of the city like Big Ben, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge and Piccadilly Circus. Escape the hustle and bustle and spend some time in London’s green spaces, such as Hyde Park and St. James Park.Go to a service at the stunning St. Paul’s Cathedral and be amazed by the beautiful gold work in the interior.

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a stunning fortified city in Croatia and it is known for its breathtaking view of the Adriatic Sea.You can join walking tours or just spend your weekend exploring the city on your own.If you visit the Old Town you can walk along a wall that was built in the 16th century.The pedestrian-only limestone streets of Stradunare a great place to find cafes, restaurants, and shops. Take theferry to the island of Lokrum to visit Fort Royal Castle.

 

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