A City stay is the ideal choice for a short break away.
Whether you wish to explore the museums, galleries and architecture, go on a shopping spree or simply just relax somewhere new – we can find the perfect City Break for you.
Choose from the romance, culture and historic buildings of European Cities, to the bright lights, fast paced lifestyle and fantastic shows in New York and Las Vegas in the USA.
Some of the top places to visit for a city break are:
Paris – The Louvre, Notre Dame, The Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, Champs Elysees, Arc De Triomphe – to mention just a few of the many attractions this city has to offer. Not forgetting to make sure you leave some time to wander the city’s grand boulevards and eat in as many cafes, bistros and brasseries as possible. And don’t forget the shopping!!
Why not consider….Bordeaux, Cannes, Carcassonne, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice or Strasbourg?
London – There is so much to see and do in London – it’s almost over whelming!! Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, The Dungeons, Madame Tussauds, the National Gallery etc. See one of the many fabulous shows in one of the theatres, or choose from various spectacular restaurants. Grab yourself a bargain at Camden market, or maybe something a little more extravagant at Harrods or Selfridges…
Why not consider …Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow?
Rome – Full of culture and history – this ancient city is like an open-air museum and also known as the ‘Eternal City’.
The best way to see Rome is on foot as the weather is usually good and the transport is somewhat unreliable! Rome is one of world’s most photogenic cities with cobbled streets taking you to interests such as the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, St Peter’s Square, the Colosseum and much, much more. Whether you spend your time sightseeing, or lazing in cafés watching the world go by, it will be your turn to feature in your very own Roman Holiday.
Venice – with its stunning architecture, mysterious passageways and not forgetting the famous canals. Venice is one of the most alluring cities in the world—the type of place where, as a visitor, you’ll welcome getting lost. Relax in St Marks Square, or take a moonlit gondola ride, or just wander. No matter where you go, you’ll find history, beauty and romance.
Florence – Famous for the Duomo, and Michelangelo’s David, but in Florence, you’ll be struck by the beauty of this city. Step into a random church to escape the heat only to spend two hours staring at an impossibly pure blue in a fresco. Enjoy a long lazy lunch and watch the world pass by.
Why not consider …Bologna, Lucca, Milan, Naples, Pisa, Puglia, or Verona?
Barcelona – Take a stroll on Las Ramblas and enjoy Barcelona’s unique blend of Catalan culture, distinctive architecture, lively nightlife and trendy, stylish hotels. Visit Barcelona Cathedral – a Gothic Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, Sagrada Família – a large Roman Catholic church and one of the many fantastic pieces designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, along with Park Güell, Casa Batlló and Casa Milà. Other places of interest include Camp Nou – a football stadium which has been the home of Futbol Club Barcelona since 1957, Barcelona Aquarium, Barcelona Zoo, The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Torre Agba, Museu Picasso and La Boqueria market, where you can stock up on local delicacies and the list goes on…
Madrid – never a dull moment here, with so much to see and do, as well as excellent nightlife in terms of bars, restaurants, clubs and entertainment. There are also many historical sites to explore and enjoy. You can visit the Bernabéu stadium, home of Spanish football giant Real Madrid. For art lovers there is the Prado Museum, with works from the 12th to 19th Centuries including Goya, Velasquez and Rubens, or you can go to the Reina Sofia Museum for art from the 20th Century and beyond.
Why not consider …Bilbao, Burgos, Cordoba, Gibraltar, Girona, Granada, La Coruna, Leon, Madrid, Malaga, Pamplona, Salamanca, Santiago De Compostela, Segovia, Seville, Toledo, Ubeda or Valencia?
Berlin – must-sees in this city are top historical sights like the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz.
Why not consider …Hamburg, Cologne or Munich?
St Petersburg – the second largest city in Russia, St. Petersburg is the country’s cultural heart. For beautiful architecture visit the Winter Palace and the Kazan Cathedral and browse the world-renowned art collection of the Hermitage. St. Petersburg offers enough art, nightlife, fine dining and cultural destinations for many repeat visits.
Moscow – the political, scientific, historical, architectural and business centre of Russia, Moscow displays the country’s contrasts at their most extreme. The ancient and modern exist side by side in this city. Catch a metro from one of the ornate stations to see Red Square, the Kremlin, the nine domes of St Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, the KGB Museum and other symbols of Moscow’s great and terrible past, then lighten up and go shopping in Boulevard Ring, or people-watch in Pushkin Square.
Amsterdam – full of bicycles, trams and of course canals and bridges. Visit the famous Anne Frank House—even if the queues are large, it’s worth the wait. The Rijksmuseum houses masterpieces from Rembrandt and Van Gogh and you can visit the world’s only floating flower market, where you’ll see blooms from local greenhouses and from around the world.
Vienna – Catch a performance at Vienna’s state opera house – an unforgettable experience. Explore Vienna’s Schonbrunn Palace and Imperial Palace, or simply unwind in one of Vienna’s palatial coffee houses, which will make your local coffee shop very pale in comparison!
Istanbul – a truly vibrant city, featuring centuries-old mosques, churches and markets, but you’ll also find modern restaurants, galleries and nightclubs. A visit to a hamman (traditional Turkish bath) is recommended
Dublin – Dublin has it all, a charming mix of medieval, Georgian and modern architecture, a wealth of history and culture, a legendary literary tradition, wonderful shopping, dining, nightlife and of course the Guinness tastes better in Dublin (fresh from the factory)!!
Cork – Cork city is built upon water, and the city centre is built on an island in the River Lee, just upstream of Cork Harbour. Famed for its English market (an indoor array of gourmet foods and other such delights) and its fabulous Opera House, there are also two Cathedrals and The Glucksman Gallery to add to your sightseeing list.
Prague – a grand city with historic and cultural sights, and it’s definitely worth a visit. Prague Castle has overlooked the city since the 9th century, and the synagogues and cemetery of the Jewish Quarter are must-sees.
AND THERE ARE MANY MORE TO DISCOVER…….
Antwerp (Belgium), Athens (Greece), Belfast (Northern Ireland), Bergen (Norway), Bruges or Brussels (Belgium), Budapest (Hungary), Copenhagen (Denmark), Dubai (UAE), Dubrovnik (Croatia), Funchal (Madeira), Ghent (Belgium), Helsinki (Iceland), Krakow (Poland), Las Vegas (USA), Lisbon (Portugal), Marrakech (Morocco), New York (USA), Oslo (Norway), Palma (Majorca), Reykjavik (Iceland), Riga (Latvia), Salzburg (Austria), Stockholm (Sweden), Tallin (Estonia),
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