Visit Rouen Cathedral this summer for a truly spectacular display

Rouen Cathedral has been lit up on a number of occasions throughout its colourful history, having been struck by lightning twice – in 1110 and 1284 – and burnt down in 1200.

Germany’s most spectacular garden show reaches halfway point

Anyone with an interest in horticulture or who just enjoys beautiful scenery may want to consider taking a ferry to Germany this summer and making their way over to Hamburg, where the country's largest garden festival is now halfway through its run.