To celebrate Europe's hidden beauty, the Lonely Planet travel guide has compiled a list of the continent's 50 best "undiscovered and overlooked" destinations.
The collection of "clandestine nightclubs, secret hotels, killer views and oﬀ-the-radar villages" incorporates five British entries, including the seaside town of Battle in East Sussex, and a Grade II music hall in East London.
Here are some of our favourites:
Cromane Peninsula, Ireland
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Not far from the Ring of Kerry, Cromane offers “spectacular water vistas, multi-hued sunsets”, and a restaurant in a 19th-century coastguard station.
Masseria Il Frantoio, Italy
This fortified farmhouse in Puglia is a “clinic for the soul”, with no TV, air-conditioning or pool, “just dark night skies, simple but elegant rooms, and sensational meals”.
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
The nation’s capital “has intriguing contrasts, an intellectual and multilingual population, and some of the slickest modern art around” – most notably, at MUDAM Luxembourg.
Boulangerie Patisserie du Grand Richelieu, Paris
On the western side of Palais Royal’s courtyard gardens lies Paris’s oldest bakery.