Summer Getaways for Best Friends

Nothing beats an exciting holiday with your best friend. With this in mind, here are some of the ‘best’ destinations to hit up with your BFF this summer.

Lisbon, Portugal

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Ah, lovely Lisbon. The city is built among seven hills and is one of the most colourful gems in Europe. A melting pot of different cultures and accents, the Portuguese capital enjoys a vibrant nightlife and nice, warm weather almost all year round. Lisbon has a delicious cuisine which includes dishes like Bacalhau à brás, Carne de Porco Alentejana and Polvo à Lagareiro which are perfect for two. How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Lisbon

 

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Barcelona, Spain

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The sunny Catalonian capital is perfect for a best friend getaway. There are tons of fun activities to do, especially when the weather is nice and hot. Play beach volleyball, take in a cooking class (make your own paella and tapas) and enjoy a tour at Camp Nou, the iconic home of Spanish champions FC Barcelona. Definitely make time for a day trip to Port Aventura too. Spain’s biggest and best theme park is located just south of Barcelona. City Highs: Six Of Barcelona’s Best Rooftop Bars

 

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Bergamo, Italy

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If you and your best friend are adventure seekers, then head straight to Bergamo. Based in Italy’s northern Lombardy region, the stunning Alps on the border of Switzerland surround the city of Bergamo. The perfect way to kick off any trip to Bergamo is by taking the funicular up to the Città Alta where you can enjoy the ancient architecture, pretty churches and cobblestoned pavements of the older district. How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Bergamo

 

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Lanzarote, Spain

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Lanzarote has long been the destination of choice for those who seek a little of everything. Whether you and your bestie are looking to relax and rewind by the pool, try a yoga retreat or challenge your fitness levels, this Canary Island offers something for everyone.

 

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Bologna, Italy

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Nicknamed La Grossa, Bologna can offers all the very best of Italy. From superb Italian cuisine, incredible wine, spellbinding architecture, the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region is packed full of flavour. To top it off, the bustling seaside resorts of Rimini and Riccione are close-by by train and can offer you and the your bestie the perfect day at the beach.

 

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