Cuba: Sun and salsa
Lawrence, with Suzy: This trip between mother and daughter is unforgettable: salsa lessons (2), a “big American” – Cuba will not be Cuba -, its first mojito (well, I think …) and its discovery is the Cuban Revolution. A delightful journey! A
Our advice Lose yourself in old Havana, visit the Museum of Revolution and drink at La Bodeguita del Medio, once frequented by Hemingway. Then flee on foot or on horseback to the Vineless Valley with Trinidad and limestone peaks.
Sleep In special cases, guest rooms, which have multiplied from € 20 per night. airbnb.fr
To go With Air France, Paris-CDG-Havana, from € 495 round trip. airfrance.fr
Also to discover:Discover Toulon, a wonderful surprise at Cote d’Azur
Basque Country: To surf the waves
Christian, with Baptist: “My son is in a wheelchair and thanks to Lehena School, he has been able to surf. And we rested on the sand of the sea in the evening. A
Our advice Surf on the legendary beach of Côte des Basques in Biarritz, or try the virtual surf at Cité de l’Ocean (€ 13), Stunning! Others will try to climb the rune (905 m) or take the small train (20 return). At Saint-Jean-de-Luz, you’ll need to come to Guinguette d’Erromardie “tipper” (take a bite to eat) facing the sea.
Sleep The Palmito Hotel, in the heart of Biarritz, for its tropical and Jane decor. From € 70 per double room. palmito-biarritz.com.
To go TGV Paris-Bearetz, from € 58 return. sncf-connect.com. Information at pays-basque.tourisme64.com.
Berlin: A city for all
Jean-Christophe, with Julie: “Alternative, historical, conventional, all these adjectives fit Berlin … My daughter was marked by the Holocaust memorial (of course), the street atmosphere and the improvised concert on the shores of Spree … I too love this city where all generations shoulder to shoulder on the terraces. A
Our advice Rent an electric bike to follow the path to the wall (from প্রতিদিন 12 per day). You must pass the graffiti of the East Side Gallery and the museum of the former GDR, which tells the story of life in East Berlin. Then visit the Museum of Modern Art, which reopened last year. In the evening, have a drink on the roof of the Monkey Bar with a view of the zoo in Teargarten Park.
Sleep Generator Berlin Meet, a hostel for everyone in the city center. From € 50 per room for 2 people. staygenerator.com.
To go With EasyJet, Paris-CDG-Berlin, from € 70 AR. Information at visitberlin.de/en.
New York: Apple bite life!
Valerie, with Amber: “She was able to see street art, a musical on Broadway, a bike ride in Central Park … all of these moments had a strong resonance, my daughter dreamed of it!”
Our advice Go to the edge, the triangular terrace falls into the void at a height of 340 meters! We then proceed to the High Line, the suspended green corridor, to the new Little Island Floating Park. Then take a Street Art Tour with guides to Brooklyn and the vicinity of Williamsburg and Bushwick (about € 40, newyorkoffroad.com). Lunch breaks or burgers at Roberta to share pizza and shake shakes for cheese frying! Another great moment: participating in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx (hellotickets.fr). Atmosphere for sure!
Sleep In a pod hotel. There are four: three in Manhattan and one in Brooklyn. Designer rooms less than € 100 per night. thepodhotel.com.
To go French B, Paris-Orly-New York, from about € 400. (Sometimes less) AR. frenchbee.com. Information at nycgo.com.
Barcelona: Gaud, Tapas and Shopping
Mathild, with Nina: “Landing with difficulty, direction la Rambla, arm arm. Gaudির’s architecture overwhelmed him. We visited the Picasso Museum and, for a variety of pleasures, we went to the beach before shopping. Nina pulls out a beautiful floral blouse from a young designer … “
Our advice In 2022, Barcelona celebrated the 170th anniversary of the birth of Anthony Gaud. The last tower of the Sagrada Familia, its unfinished work, has just been inaugurated (booking at barcelona.com). There is still some culture with the new Moko Museum for Banksy, Yayoi Kusama or Andy Warhol exhibits. Fans
Football? Camp Nou Stadium can be visited and has its own museum. Finally, we plan a short break on Bly Street in Poble Sec District, to enjoy an artisan ice cream in Tapos, Vioco, or a gourmet dinner in August …
Sleep Hostel Grau, in the heart of the old town, is Barcelona’s first eco-certified hotel. From € 104 for double. hostalgrau.com.
To go With Vueling, Paris-Orly-Barcelona, from € 52 AR. vueling.com. Information at visitbarcelona.com.