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CHURCHES and landmarks connected to the life of the late Pope are featured on a tour to Krakow, Poland, starting this week. You will visit St Floridans Church, where the young Karol Wojtyla was a priest. the Collegium Novum, where he taught theology, plus his former home in the Archbishop's Palace. A three-night break with Fregata Travel costs pounds 299pp, including flights from Manchester, Stansted, Luton or Gatwick plus B&B at Hotel Wyspianski. Call 020 7420 7305 or see

WATCH Sunday's London Marathon from the 19th mile marker if you stay at the London Marriott West India Quay Hotel, Canary Wharf, just a stroll from the marathon route. Rooms next Saturday night start at pounds 49.50pp when two share. Call 020 709 31000 or see

INDULGE your sweet tooth with a chocoholics' break to Cadbury World near Birmingham. For pounds 124.80 a family of four get one night's B&B in a family room at the Corus Hotel Solihull plus a one-day ticket to Cadbury World.The break is available until the end of August (call 0870 6096133).

SEND 15 to 17-year-olds away on a week of high-octane fun. The House, near Cromer, Norfolk, run by Camp Beaumont, offers activities ranging from abseiling, learning to drive, caving and fencing to yoga, cookery classes and juggling. After dark there are barbecues and beach parties. A week's full board with activities starts from pounds 395pp per week. Call 01603 660333.

PUT on your dancing shoes for a Longest Day party in Paris on June 21 when rock, jazz, folk and classical musicians take to the streets and bars, ending with a celebration in the Place de la Republique. A two-night break from June 20 costs pounds 120pp (two sharing), including Eurostar tickets and accommodation at the Perfect Hotel. Book with Bridge Cities (0870 191 7287 or

EUROSTAR have launched new fares to Cologne and Aachen with return tickets from pounds 69. Travel from Waterloo or Ashford to Brussels Midi to connect with either the high-speed Thalys or ICE trains.Fastest journey times from Waterloo are around five hours to Cologne and four and half hours to Aachen. Call 08705 186 186.


See the marathon at Canary Wharf
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Apr 10, 2005
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