Once you’ve recovered from the festive period and settled into the new year, the next big date in the diary is Valentine’s Day.
Why not celebrate with something other than roses and chocolates, and head to Europe for a Valentine’s Day to remember.
If you are looking for a quick day trip from the city, though, the maison of Moët & Chandon is a short 40-minute drive from the centre, where you can join one of the frequent tours of the labyrinthine cellars.
Le Chemin de la Corniche Where: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Drive from Calais: 411km / 4h 20m More often than not, our favourite memories of time spent with loved ones are those spent enjoying the simpler things in life.
Something as humble as going for a walk, hand in hand, somewhere peaceful where you can just enjoy each other’s company can stay with you forever.
Enjoy a romantic stroll together in Luxembourg City.
It’s a draw for history lovers, too, as part of the cellars are actually housed in 4th century Roman stone quarries.Taking place at locations throughout Normandy, the festival showcases all kinds of unique acts, and is mixture of circus acrobatics, art, music, dance and theatre. Black Pudding Festival When: every third weekend of March Drive from Calais: 366.5km / under 4hrs Sample Mortagne-au-Perche culinary speciality; le Boudin noir.Every year, Mortagne-au-Perche – a small town in the Orne Department of Normandy – hosts a celebration of Boudin (that’s black pudding to you and me).Gaze in wonder at the awe-inspiring Cathédrale Notre Dame in Reims.One of the best places to explore the region from is the charming city of Reims, famous for its breath-taking Gothic cathedral, the Cathédrale Notre Dame.