Recommended walking tour ideas for visitors to Venice, Florence and Rome

While researching city tours in Venice to suggest to our clients, we came across Walks Inside Italy, which offers a tantalizing selection of city tours, and well worth investigating further!  As well as more general introductory tours for new visitors … Continue reading


We love visiting Paris in August, and still have some great apartment availability!

Paris is wonderful at most times of year, but August can be a particularly good time to visit, with the weather is at its best and the streets less crowded. If is perfect for getting out and about on foot, … Continue reading


3 Unforgettable Flamenco Shows in Madrid Today

If you are staying in Madrid, there is one thing you just cannot miss, and that is experiencing authentic flamenco. In fact, Madrid has unwittingly become the world’s capital of flamenco. It is true that Andalucia is the unarguable cradle … Continue reading


The magnificent Villa Machiavelli in Tuscany has some tempting summer offers!

Dating from the 15th century and once the home of the Machiavelli family, this exceptional villa sits amidst glorious Tuscan countryside close to Greve in Chianti, just 12 kms south of Florence. There are wonderful uninterrupted views over the Tuscan … Continue reading


Mykonos Discoveries

Having just returned from a trip villa viewing on Mykonos, we are fired up with enthusiasm for this captivating island, with its barren, scrubby landscape, in stark contrast to its beautiful beaches, stunning white Cycladic architecture, and hundreds of quaint … Continue reading


Travelling to London this Summer? Our 10 top suggestions for things to see and do in July and August!

1. V&A Museum Always worth a visit anyway, but there are two highly recommended exhibitions taking place this summer: The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains 13th May – 1st October The first retrospective of one of the world’s most pioneering … Continue reading


Introducing the beautiful Villa Arcachon!

Whenever we get asked to suggest a villa suitable for a wedding or another special event, Villa Arcachon is one of the properties which springs immediately to mind!  It sits in an exceptional location in the heart of the Bassin … Continue reading


A Great New Rome Discovery for Food Lovers

Rome is one of those cities you can visit over and over again, walk miles, and still feel you have only just scratched the surface. The streets are steeped with evidence of the city’s long and, often turbulent, history at … Continue reading


Valentine’s Offer in Paris!

For any Bookings at Paris Apartments throughout February, we are offering a luxury ‘panier’ with a romantic theme for couples. Celebrate a special occasion with flowers, champagne and little luxuries, including a gorgeous scented candle, bath oil and chocolates – … Continue reading


The Ultimate Madrid Wine and Tapas Experience!

When the taxi dropped me off in one of Madrid’s main squares, the Puerta del Sol, on Wednesday evening, and I made my way to the pretty tree-lined Calle del Arenal, all decorated with Christmas lights, I had little idea … Continue reading