BookBedder invites you to Italy to discover their festive traditions, and where better to start than in the Italian capital of Rome? The period of Advent starts on the 8th of December, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and a bank holiday throughout the country. It’s on this day that the streets are dressed with lights and families decorate their homes. Enjoy the Roman festivities in an independent boutique hotel in the heart of Rome.
Follow in the footsteps of Charlie Chaplin in the region of Vevey-Montreux, on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. After visiting the Chaplin's World museum, visit the magical Montreux Christmas market, then discover the beauty of the vaudoise Alps, stopping in at the famous medieval Chillon Castle right on the lake.
Vampires, witches, and ghosts... Hallowe'en (short for All Hallows' Eve) has its origins in the Gaelic festival Samhain, marking the end of the harvest and the arrival of the dark winter months. Sometime around the 9th century the festival was Christianised as the eve of All Saints' Day, and a time to commemorate the dead.
To celebrate this time of the year we have chosen three destinations with spooky connotations to celebrate Hallowe'en in style!
Zermatt is the ultimate Alpine ski destination... some would even say that if you haven't visited Zermatt by age 50 you've obviously failed in life. 😉
Zermatt is a small and picturesque village in the Swiss Alps, one of the most famous in the world. With the largest and highest winter sports domain in the Alps (it climbs from 1620m to 3882m altitude) Zermatt can promise snow year-round.
Belle-Île-en-Mer is one of those magical places that have managed to preserve their heritage, both cultural and natural. And if there is only one hotel to choose for a holiday there, it has to be the Castel Clara Thalasso & Spa…
Tourism is a bit depressed throughout Europe: in uncertain times people choose to stay close to home. Geneva wants to give its tourism a boost, and to encourage people to discover the city they have just launched a special campaign: 1000 free nights in selected Geneva hotels! Beat the crowds and visit Geneva today with BookBedder: discover three of our independent hotels, each original, convenient and authentic so that you can enjoy a true Geneva experience.
Need to find a discreet independent hotel in Panama? No problem... on BookBedder you'll find small independent quality hotels worldwide... no impersonal chain hotels... just what you need for a quick trip to Panama, no stress, no paranoia!
Tranquility only a few steps from the Eiffel Tower?
Yes, it's possible! In all of the hustle and bustle and unconstrained exuberance of Paris, we found an oasis of tranquility.
Part two of our feature on authentic Paris hotels, perfect for living a real Parisian experience.