The annual Historic Hotels of Europe Awards is a chance to shine the spotlight on our most unique, important and fascinating properties across the continent. From castles to palaces, manors to monasteries, each of our luxurious stays give guests that ‘something special’ – and this is our chance to celebrate them.
From a holy historic hotel in Italy to an Irish country house won in a card game, the stories behind Currarevagh House, Coopershill House and Hotel Alte Goste are worth a read.
From Zurich’s joyous Street Parade to the magical Festa del Redentore in Venice; these unmissable art, music and cultural events need to go in your diary.
Taste your way through the varied regional delicacies of north and central Italy – go from the spaghetti-meets-strudel region of South Tyrol to a rural olive oil hotel in Tuscany with ease, stopping only to be plied with Venetian cicchetti or Florentine foccacia in between.