Which Are the World's Top 10 City Breaks?

When you are looking for cheap holidays, short city breaks are the ideal way to get away from it all for a weekend and enjoy a different scene. Listed below are the top 10 cities to visit for your ideal weekend getaway!
10. Edinburgh
Known as the 'Athens of the North', Edinburgh is a wonderful destination for a break. From walking the Royal Mile and enjoying top quality golf, to haute cuisine and some of the top fashion outlets in Europe, Edinburgh is a superb destination to spend a weekend.
9. Prague
Prague has a reputation as a party town and if you are looking for night-time entertainment, then the city certainly delivers. That said, the Czech capital offers so much more, historic sites, fabulous architecture and outstanding museums, hotels and restaurants making it a cut above most cities.
8. Rome
There is something distinctly stylish about Rome city breaks. The ever-present scent of La Dolce Vita permeates this beautiful and historic city and it is easy to appreciate its chic style, classical feel and timeless elegance.
7. Berlin
Whether it's walking down Unter den Linden in the east to visiting the Reichstag or the Brandenburg gate, the once-divided city of Berlin is immersed in history and culture. The renowned Pergamon and Neues museums are well worth a visit and the Hohenschoenhausen Prison is a timely and emotive reminder of the effects the Cold War had on the city.
6. Paris
A city of romance, style and innovation, Paris is so much more than simply the capital of France. From the wonders in the Louvre gallery to the majesty of the Arc de Triomphe, all under the watchful gaze of tourists atop the Eiffel Tower, you can spend your weekend enjoying a coffee on the banks of the River Seine and never wish to return home.
5. Venice
Romantics old and new never tire of the sheer magnificence of Venice. Its famous canals provide the backdrop for a truly unique and spectacular city. Whether walking over, or sailing under the Bridge of Sighs, marvelling at the historic artworks in the city, or just appreciating its outstanding architecture, Venice is a great choice for a weekend away.
4. Dublin
The Irish capital is famous for the craic and you will certainly not meet any friendlier locals in Europe. From the Book of Kells at University College, to Temple Bar, the Penny Bridge and the famous GPO building in O'Connell Street, Dublin is as steeped in history and culture as it is warmth and Guinness!
3. Barcelona
Barcelona city breaks are amongst the most popular for UK tourists and it is not difficult to see why. Easy to get to and with outstanding attractions like Parc Guell, Barcelona FC's home, the Camp Nou and the unforgettable La Sagrada Familia. Take a walk along the famous La Ramblas with your loved one and it is easy to see why Barcelona is easy to fall in love with and is entirely unforgettable.
2. Amsterdam
Amsterdam is working hard to reinvent itself as a city. Once thought of as a collection of bars, the city is historically important, culturally significant and with its canals and cycle paths gently ambling through the city, it is undeniably beautiful. Anne Frank's House, the Van Gogh Museum and the Royal Palace of Amsterdam are particular highlights.
1. London
London may not have the weather but it still packs a punch for a city break. With hundreds of quality shops, thousands of attraction including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, the Millennium Wheel and the best theatrical shows in Europe and so much more, it is easy to see why London remains the top city break destination.


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