This historic Catalan city of Girona is famous for its beautiful old town, riverside views and Costa Brava coast, but it’s also known as the City of Festivals. Girona is a great place to experience the Catalan culture and they love to party! Find out the best things to see and do with our recommendations of what to do in Girona this summer.
One of Europe’s most spectacular cities, the Portuguese capital is filled with charming hilly streets and beautifully facaded buildings, tumbling down to the sea from the city’s seven hills. With a wealth of historical monuments and tempting cafes with sea views, grab a map and set out to discover the city’s treasures.
The Czech capital is famous for its beautiful bridges, the oldest castle in the world, Kafka and great beer, but there is more than just pivo and outstanding architecture to this romantic destination.
The ‘Golden City’
A beautiful capital packed with historical monuments, museums and old town allure; Prague lies on the Vltava River and has well preserved districts that make it a photographer’s dream. The stunning architecture and cobbled streets with horse drawn carriages make it a charming tourist attraction, with the main sites busy all year round. Take a break from the tourist trail and try something a little different; enjoy Prague like a local.
Tomorrow starts another edition of Festival dos Oceanos in Lisbon –also known as Oceans Festival-, which is a great cultural and entertainment event in Lisbon that takes place each summer. This year it’s the 8th edition and most of the events are free to entry.
Festival dos Oceanos takes place from the 30th July to August 13th with events such as concerts, street performances and entertainment, nights at the museums, fireworks…
The opening concert will take place at Praça do Comércio with a concert with Joss Stone, Sara Tavares and X-Wife (Joss Stone and Sara Tavares will perform an unpublished duet).
You shouldn’t miss those special days in Lisbon. And at Equity Point Lisboa we have the perfect accommodation you need to take advantage to all the events that Lisbon offers.
Every June Lisbon becomes a huge party the whole month. The city gets all the street entertainment you can imagine with festivals, cinema, music, theater, parades…
The Festas de Lisboa is also a place to discover new contemporary cultural expressions and different ways of interaction between artists and its audiences.
All the main streets and the historical quarters of Lisbon get prepared to party with celebrations that include dances, fados and eating grilled sardines. It’s also traditional to celebrate a collective weeding ceremony and all the brides who participate are known as the ‘Brides of Santo Antonio’.
The 29th of April at Westminster Abbey will take place the Royal Wedding so Prince William and Kate Middleton will get married. The event will be huge and all the city of London will do its best to improve its appearance.
It’s the perfect occasion to enjoy London and all its classic glamour. So if you want to attend and watch live how Kate Middleton gets to Westminster Abbey by car –this time there won’t be a carriage-, you can stay at Equity Point London Hostel.