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Travel to the Six Nations 2018 from £70 with P&O Ferries

Opening weekend whet your appetite? Get into the thick of the action by catching a Six Nations match at one of Europe’s liveliest sports venues. England’s 30-point victory against Italy has got the team off to a whirlwind start, and there’s no better way to enjoy the rest of the series than live from the buzz of the stands. Whether you’re looking for a weekend day trip to Dublin’s Aviva Stadium or a long driving holiday to experience the sporting spirit in the south of France, here’s everything you need to know about getting to the Six Nations with P&O Ferries.

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Embrace Spring: Four active holidays in Europe

How about an early morning hike past soaring snow-capped mountains, spending the day cycling along sprawling untamed coastlines, or diving deep below glistening azure waters to discover the local sea life? There are so many incredible locations across the pond just waiting to be explored on foot, ski or scuba – and with P&O Ferries, you can take everything from surfboards to bicycles for free. Now all you have to do is choose one of these stunning destinations for your next active holiday in Europe.

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24 Hours of Le Mans: The Ultimate Guide

While the French are blissfully wedded to world-class cooking and undoubtedly devoted to fine wine, the nation’s long and passionate love affair with fast cars is hardly a well-kept secret. France’s ardour for auto-racing can be traced back to 1894 and the origins of the Grand Prix, which started out as a simple road race from one town to the next. Over the course of the 20th Century, the country’s rendezvous with racing set a precedent across the globe. A direct descendant of the original Grand Prix, the Formula One circus now travels to an endless array of glamorous locations, yet the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ is the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix in the South of France. Gotta keep it local. Another highlight of the jam-packed racing roster is 24 Hours of Le Mans: the world’s oldest endurance race. Here, we present the ultimate guide for those who want to discover the thrills of this full-throttle spectacular.

Although this year’s race has already taken place, tickets are now available for 2018, making now the perfect time to plan ahead to catch the action. Here, we present the ultimate guide for those who want to discover the thrills of this full-throttle spectacular.

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Travel by ferry for a weekend of cobbled cycling history

The following post comes from Starley Pro Cycling rider Gaby Leveridge, owner of Go Faster Gaby.

Over the past few years I have raced for both British and Australian professional teams. I specialise in the longer road races and find that tough conditions suit me. I fell in love with road cycling whilst living out in the French Alps, where I rode a lot of the well-known mountain sportives before going on to compete in ultra-distance events before signing for a race team.

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Amsterdam Bike Trips: Cycle Trails Near the Capital

The Netherlands is easy to explore by car, but the best way to experience it like a local is by hopping on a bicycle. As well as being one of the most convenient ways to get about the country, the extensive cycle network gives you a chance to see plenty of scenic sights along the way. If you’ve already biked around Amsterdam‘s famous Vondelpark and pedalled past the waterfront, check out these awesome cycle routes near the Dutch capital and start your own two-wheeled adventure.

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