October Holiday - Europe

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  1. London Town

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    Hi all,

    The wife and I are looking at a European holiday in October, somewhere quite, beach destination would be nice with some places to go sightseeing.

    Has anyone any ideas? we have never been as a couple before, always with the kids, and we're looking for just a nice place to relax away from the rat race :)

    Thanks

    Dave
     
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    A few suggestions to look at:

    Vilamoura, Portugal

    Playa Las Americas - Tenerife

    Puerto Banus - Spain
     
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    Many thanks [emoji106] I'll have a good look.
     
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    I would also look at the canaries. Most likely good weather at that time of year. Not in Europe but Cape Verde is supposed to be really nice
     
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    I like the sound of that! thanks for the suggestion.

    Dave
     
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    canaries are usually good at that time - not to busy but usually decent weather.
     
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    yes, the algarve is nice - but go east of faro as it's less touristy...

    check out tavira, olhao (stayed at both)... olhao has some stunning beaches by a short ferry (armona island etc)...
     
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    I'd add San Javier/Los Alcazares in Spain.
    You fly into Murcia.
    The Mar Menor is a fantastic beach destination, look it up on google.
    For sight seeing, Cartagena is a short drive/bus.
     
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    We were in same position last year went on a Thomson cruise, was brilliant, Rome , Sardinia scicily etc good value and a great experience.

    Looking to do something similar this year

    Buster
     
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    Just booked a week in Paphos, Cyprus for mid October.
    Not been to Cyprus before but was recommended by a friend and weather is meant to average 270 during October.
    Anyone got any experiences for Cyprus?
     
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    Cyprus, only from back in the 80s when I used to live there!

    Kind of things I recall are Tombs of the Kings, The House of Dionysus,, Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, Coral Bay Beach, Adonis Baths Water Falls, Kykkos Monastery in the Troodos Mountains.
     
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    Take a look at La Gomera - small island just off Tenerife, short ferry ride. Jardin Tecina hotel is especially wonderful. Ideal for a relaxing break in decent weather at at time of year.
     
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    I'm not sure what it's going to be like over near Syria just now..? - look at what's happening on the small island of lesbos... :(

    we're off to rhodes, hope that's going to be ok..!
     

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