25th March 2011
Why not treat your Mum to more than just flowers this Mothering Sunday with a break from the North’s leading leisure airline with friendly low fares, Jet2.com. Make sure you take advantage of these great offers to give your mum a Mother’s Day to remember on the 3rd April!
The Floating Garden of the Atlantic
Let your Mum unwind in Madeira and take in the beautiful scenery - this city was once described by Winston Churchill as a ‘floating garden’. Madeira has a wealth of parks to explore and relax in, the Boa Vista Orchid Garden is one of the most beautiful with a colourful and breath taking backdrop of flowers.
Sights, Shopping and the Seine
Explore the chic city of Paris and some of its most famous land marks. See the Eiffel Tower, the Cathédrale de Notre-Dame, The Musée National du Louvre - home of the Mona Lisa - and for a truly unique night out visit the famous Moulin Rouge. Take a shopping trip with your mum and visit the quaint boutiques lining the River Seine or wander the authentic markets selling local goods. End your day with dinner on the river.
Culture, Museums, Tulips and Windmills!
Holland is famed for its traditional windmills and tulips, all of which can be enjoyed on a boat trip along the canals of Amsterdam. Take your mum to one of the many museums in Amsterdam including the Van Gogh, Rembrandt House and the Anne Frank Museum. Visit quaint street markets, coffee shops, restaurants, cool bars and the Keukenhof Gardens for the world’s best display of tulips.
Sunshine, Shopping and Snails!
Nice is a bustling port city with plenty of historical and cultural attractions, not to mention a gorgeous stretch of beach to enjoy. Stroll down the Promenade des Anglais where you can enjoy shops and cafes whilst taking in the scenery. To see the whole city, take the lift up to Colline du Chateau for amazing panoramic views or hire a boat and set sail on the Med.
Welcome to a Skiers Paradise
If you and your mum share a passion for skiing then Geneva, Switzerland, is the ideal destination for you to visit on a city break. Geneva is perfect for gaining access to the best skiing locations in the Swiss and French Alps. However, this fantastic destination isn’t all about the slopes, Geneva is a stylish and cosmopolitan city, from the 476ft Jet d’Eau fountain and the Romanesque Cathedral St. Pierre Geneve to its wide array of shops lining Rue du Rhone – there really is something for everyone.
Shop ‘til You Drop!
Visit Leeds for the ultimate shopping expedition with shops including Harvey Nichols and Louis Vuitton. The Royal Amouries is a fantastic day out where you can explore and learn about the world’s best collections of armoury and watch live recreations of battle scenes. Explore the Bronte Country in nearby Haworth, soak up culture whilst sampling delicious food from local restaurants.
Czech it Out!
If your mum enjoys the finer things in life, Prague is a perfect destination. It is a historical and cultural town with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants to entertain visitors. A good place to start exploring the city is the grand Charles Bridge where there are stalls and street musicians lining the bridge. Prague Castle dominates the skyline of Prague and is definitely a must-see attraction whilst visiting.
For a real taste of France, head to the heart of the Dordogne Valley. Brive offers the perfect base for reaching the Dordogne, Lot and Correze regions. These areas are renowned as being the most beautiful in France and are particularly popular for unspoilt countryside and medieval towns. Go walking in the beautiful countryside and take in the breath taking scenery. Aternatively explore it on bikes or perhaps canoe down the Dordogne River!
Discover the cosmopolitan capital of Northern Ireland. With a vast range of attractions in the city and fantastic shopping, there is plenty to do on a break to Belfast. Belfast Cathedral is a beautiful Hiberno-Romanesque style 20th century cathedral with beautiful external architecture and internal decoration including mosaics, sculptures and the largest Celtic cross in Ireland. Learn about the city’s history or simply stroll the streets visiting quaint shops and eating in exquisite restaurants.
For more information about Jet2.com or for bookings, visit www.Jet2.com for flights or www.Jet2holidays.com for package holidays which include transfers and 22kgs of baggage.
March 25, 2011 at 09:00
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