Venice, Milan and Rome draw in thousands of British tourists every year - but nestled at the foot of the Alps just off the beaten path of mass tourism there’s another spellbinding Italian city that captures the imagination of culture vultures and holidaymakers who flock to sample its Alpine charm.
Overnight ferry to Europe harks back to golden age of travel
Crossing the channel can be an extremely speedy affair to the ports of Calais and Dunkirk. No sooner has one boarded the ship and ascended to the upper decks than it seems to be docking at the other end.
Winster’s beautiful stone buildings and narrow back streets make the village the epitome of picture-postcard Derbyshire. Holidaymakers and day trippers are drawn by its olde worlde charm - and it seems as though the county’s residents can’t get enough of it either.