You can have it all on a city break

The summer holidays may come and go, a winter sun break may be on the cards, but a city break in the UK, Europe or beyond is for all seasons, in all locations and within most budgets. There are great locations across the globe, from UK’s vibrant northern towns and Scotland’s art and theatre-rich cities, to Europe’s best-loved capitals and little-known gems – some even have their own beaches. For longer breaks, New York can’t be beaten, while Tokyo and Marrakech invites you to explore new cultures and cuisines. Here we explore the options to suit all tastes and interests.

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  • 7 seriously special cities of culture


    7 seriously special cities of culture

    Discovering a city’s art, performance and historic treasures can really help you get under its skin and enjoy it to the max. We’ve hunted around Europe for emerging, surprising or just plain unmissable destinations for those with an eye for artistic attractions and activities. Budapest A trip to the Hungarian capital isn’t just about steaming…

  • 9 gorgeous green spaces for urban explorers


    9 gorgeous green spaces for urban explorers

    We love cities, and we love city breaks. But we all feel the need to step away from the concrete and the crowds for a time. These outdoor spaces tucked away in world-class European cities offer a whole world of natural beauty to explore—by foot, by bike, by boat, or sometimes by other quirky means….

  • Take a city break in Brussels


    Take a city break in Brussels

    The unique mix of French and Flemish culture has created a fascinating city with amazing architecture and wonderful museums and galleries. With countless tourist attractions, and located less than 2 hours from London, Brussels is the perfect place to take a city break. Explore the streets Staying in self-catering Brussels accommodation will give you the…

  • Marvellous choices for city breaks in March


    Marvellous choices for city breaks in March

    If you’re not sure how to spend the Easter bank holiday, why not go on a springtime escape to one of these destinations? It’s always a good idea to go on city breaks in March and April, when the weather is getting warmer but prices are still low and crowds are still thin. Don’t forget…

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