It’s easy to see why city breaks are so popular with couples, families and groups of friends; no matter what the time of year, a city can provide so much for its visitors that an ordinary beach break can’t. From the oodles of culture to the masses of sights to tick off your itinerary list, a city break can be exactly what you want it to be.
While there are plenty of cities in the UK that are well deserving of a visit, there’s nothing better than heading for the airport to travel to an overseas destination and here’s some of the best.
Wander along Amsterdam’s cobbled streets and you’ll realise just how enamouring the city is. The buzz of the city, its culture and nightlife are superb reasons for a visit and you’ll undoubtedly want to return again soon.
It’s an obvious addition to the list, but something has to be said for the romance of Paris. From the majestic Notre Dame Cathedral to the notorious Eiffel Tower, the city has plenty to offer her visitors. Remember that the major attractions are certainly not the be-all and end-all of Paris – it’s a phenomenally beautiful city worth exploring, regardless of the popular landmarks.
Head over the Atlantic to the USA and enjoy everything that New York has to offer. A perfect city, no matter what time of year you visit, the Big Apple has something for everyone. From the lights and sounds of Times Square to the glorious Broadway shows, New York has plenty for its visitors. Take plenty of spends – you’ll need it for the humungous department stores!
It may be just across the water, but Dublin is an absolute must at some point. The charm of the city is enough to enthral most of its visitors, while the heritage, architecture and entertainment can keep you busy for days.
City breaks, no matter how short, are a great way to appreciate the culture and heritage of that area. Take advantage when you have a spare weekend or two!