Be a Bavarian in Nuremberg as you wander around its distinctive Imperial Castle or taste it's wonderful gingerbread. Nuremberg has a warmness and pride in its stone sculptures, tower gates, photogenic bridges and a castle with a point to make - Castell Chateau's pencil factory.
Heading to Nuremberg over the festive season? Well, you're in for a treat. As well as the well-loved traditional German Christmas market, you'll also have the chance to explore their Sister Cities market. Take a Christmas journey around the world with goods from over 20 international cities associated with Nuremberg. Children are in for a treat too at the Kinderweihnacht; ride the steam railway, mini ferris wheel and of course the carousel before writing a letter to Father Christmas.
Whilst you're there grab a local delicacy - the famous small Rostbratwurst - so good that these pork sausages are protected by EU law. Gather around the largest punchbowl in the world to enjoy a warming mulled wine around the glow of the fire. Take home a handmade Prune Man character, these funny looking models will provide a lasting memento of your trip.
Vienna lies at the geographic heart of Europe. A compact city it squeezes in stunning architecture, luxury shopping and is steeped in musical history.
Each visit to Copenhagen brings with it a whole new range of experiences to discover. This city is packed with cultural dwellings, a plethora of shops, romantic spots and plenty of luxury retreats.
There'll never be a moment to spare whilst visiting Cologne. Choose to explore magnificent High Gothic cathedrals, museums bursting with Roman artifacts or famous 20th Century art such as Picasso and Pop Art.
Iceland's capital sure, but Reykjavik is still so close to nature. Coastal islands and spouting geysers aren't too far to be explored once you have toured the city's cultural scene.
For those who love the great outdoors, Bergen is unrivalled. This part of western Norway is famous for its breathtaking mountains and fjords, and is great for guided walking tours.
Lapland is a magical place at the top of the world. An Arctic winter wonderland of frozen snowscapes, forests and lakes and the mythical homeland of Santa Claus.
The Big Apple – it definitely won't be camera-shy. As a city where every corner hides an icon, it’s a good job it doesn't sleep so you can squeeze it all in.
Strasbourg boasts an eclectic mix of old and new; the result of an age old tug-of-war between Germany and France. Cobbled streets and creaking timber-frame houses surround the city’s spellbinding Cathedral tower, while the European Parliament is a testament to more modern times.