Discover top attractions in Europe and beyond with one of our amazing city breaks. Bag short breaks in Amsterdam and tick off its cultural highlights in a few days. Or book a week’s stay in Dubai so you can combine relaxing days on the beach with some shopping and sightseeing.
Can’t decide where to go? You’ve got some of the world’s most iconic capitals on your doorstep. Hop over to Europe for a romantic escape and steal a kiss under the Eiffel Tower in Paris, or by the Colosseum in Rome. If you don’t mind travelling a little further for your city fix, nothing is more magical than a trip to New York, from its famous avenues to its Broadway shows and iconic skyline.
For something truly unique, Iceland’s cool capital, Reykjavík offers breathtaking Arctic scenery and a chance to see the Northern Lights. While Gibraltar is unlike anywhere else you’ll have ever been! When you’re not making friends with the resident monkeys, you could be exploring underground tunnels and soaking up the Rock’s British-Spanish influences.
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TH Roma - Carpegna Palace Hotel is housed in a grand Renaissance-inspired building with a private garden and dedicated access to the beautiful park of Villa Carpegna - making it ideal for a relaxed and cosmopolitan getaway.
Th Roma - Carpegna Palace
Italy, Rome, Rome
From fancy rooftop hotels in Lisbon to boutique stays boasting Acropolis views in Athens - add a premium touch to your holiday with one of our luxury city breaks.
Positioned in the middle of Budapest's Broadway, the city’s liveliest theatres, clubs and restaurants surround the Hard Rock Hotel Budapest - putting you in the centre of the action. And with its rock star digs, this 5* beauty won't disappoint.
Hard Rock Hotel Budapest
Hungary, Budapest, Budapest
With some of Europe’s best Christmas markets on your doorstep, there’s no better excuse to get away this winter! From Berlin to Prague, check out our festive favourites.
A stay at the Boutique Hotel Budapest puts you in heart of the city. With some of the best shops, bars and restaurants at your fingertips, along with other many popular tourist attractions, you'll be spoilt for choice of things to do!
Boutique Hotel Budapest
Hungary, Budapest, Budapest
Looking for an exotic city break? Fly slightly further and you could be shopping along New York’s Fifth Avenue or touring the world’s tallest building in Dubai.
Located in central Manhattan, this fashionable and modern hotel is close to the bright lights and glamour of Times Square. Recommended for couples and friends, the hotel boasts a modern restaurant, bar and fitness centre.
Riu Plaza New York Times Square
USA, New York, Manhattan Midtown / Times Square
With a summer city break, there’s no need to compromise on culture for warm weather. Stroll the parks of Amsterdam, enjoy a scenic boat trip in Budapest or bask in the sun at one of New York's rooftop bars. Don't want to miss out on the beach? Then Barcelona will give you the best of both worlds.
Make your money stretch further and secure one of our bargain city deals! Taking you to some of the world’s most exciting postcodes for a little over £200, you’ll have more cash to spend on those top-rated attractions. Want to carry on saving when you get there? You can’t go wrong with wallet-friendly city breaks in Europe like Krakow and Prague!
Yes, Europe’s certainly home to some fascinating sights, but venture a little further and you’ll find some of the world’s best city breaks. Las Vegas is the ultimate choice with its illuminated strip, themed hotels and impressive casino collection. Other faraway favourites include the likes of San Francisco and glitzy Dubai, whose nightlife and shopping is ranked among the best in the world.
From girly getaways to romantic breaks, there are plenty of reasons to splurge on one of our luxury city breaks. Beautifully appointed rooms overlooking the Eiffel Tower is what you can look forward to in Paris, while New York’s swankiest properties let you observe Manhattan from their slick rooftop bars. Dubai is another must for lavish short breaks with some of the world’s best hotels making up its skyline.
Barcelona somehow manages to blend laid-back beach days with busy city life - and the best part is, you can flit between both. Find a base close to the coast and spend most of your days relaxing, or choose a hotel within walking distance from the tapas bars of the Gothic Quarter. Families will love Gaudi’s multi-coloured artwork around the city. While most football fans come here for one reason: to experience Camp Nou (home of the legendary Barcelona FC) even if it’s just for a tour.
With some fantastic deals waiting to be snapped up, you can grab city breaks in New York all year round. Admire Central Park’s cherry blossom trees in the spring, dine alfresco in Washington Square come summer and witness those amazing Christmas window displays on Fifth Avenue during winter. But whatever month you head here, you can’t venture out without ticking off New York’smost famous landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building. And you’ll find hotels in a choice of neighbourhoods, whether you want to be close to the tourist centre or explore the city’s lesser-known edges.
Cliffside bars, pavement cafes and shimmering views of the Adriatic - city breaks in Dubrovnik are pretty impressive. You’ll be amazed by its antique backdrop as soon as you step foot through Pile Gate (the city’s grand entrance). Couples will love its romantic vibes as they stroll along the marble main street in search of somewhere to eat, while Game of Thrones fans could easily spend their entire trip visiting the many filming locations.
Perfect for short getaways, city breaks in Dublin are a combination of culture and nightlife. Experience the Temple Bar district’s famous live music or sample a fresh pint of Guinness from its official brewery - however you spend your time in Dublin, it won’t take long for you to see why it’s ranked among the best cities in the world. What’s more, you can choose a base to suit your preferences with hotels right in the centre and others a taxi ride away.
Located around an hour away from the UK, city breaks in Amsterdam are a top choice for short breaks. Coffee shops, canals and more cycle lanes than you’ve probably ever seen in one place - it’s a city like no other. Everyone has something different in mind when they come here, that’s why we have hotels to suit every taste. Art lovers and couples will favour accommodation near the Museum Quarter. More of a party animal? Then you’d be better placed near the lively Red Light District and many bars.
What type of city break is for me?
Looking for a short stay in a big city? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re hoping to woo your other half with a romantic trip to Paris, want to join the ultimate New Year’s Eve party in the Big Apple, or experience the magic of a Reykjavik winter - we’ve got the perfect city break for you!
Christmas marketsBeautifully lit squares filled with wooden stalls and cheery music, Christmas markets are a must come December! From Berlin to Budapest, get your festive fix in some of Europe’s most decorated cities.Find out more
Weekend breaksDiscover the world’s most amazing cities with a weekend break. You could be touring Rome’s iconic Colosseum on Friday and be back home by Monday - just enough time to tick off those must-see sights.Find out more
Romantic breaksJust got hitched, or celebrating an anniversary? Continue your love story with a romantic city escape. From the City of Love itself, Paris, to beautiful Italian hotspots like Rome and Venice.Find out more
Long haul city breaksIf you're happy to travel a little further for some fun, you’ll love our long haul city breaks. Be it the bright lights of New York or the shimmering Gulf views of Dubai? The choice is all yours!Find out more
New Year breaksWith street parties in Europe and beyond, New Year is a great time to jet off. Whether you want to hop to Dublin or escape to New York, there’s so many festivity-filled destinations to choose from.Find out more
Winter city breaksFrom the cosy ruin bars of Budapest to the snow-covered streets of Krakow and the Arctic beauty of Reykjavik, our winter city breaks are hard to resist.Find out moreSee alsoLooking for something else? Here are some holiday ideasFrequently asked questionsFAQSWhat is a city break?
A city break is a short holiday spent exploring a city. They typically involve visiting major tourist attractions alongside plenty of indulging.Where is best for a city break?
Whether you want to go shopping in New York, soak up the Middle Eastern sun in Dubai or experience a gondola ride in Venice - we’ve got fantastic deals in some of the world’s best city break destinations.How long is a city break?
City breaks are typically two to four days, but they can also last as long as seven or ten days. Going for a week or more is a great choice if you’re visiting faraway cities like Las Vegas because of the longer flight time.What’s the best city break in Europe?
Home to some of the world’s most iconic cities, Europe is full of amazing city breaks. Take your pick from old favourites like Paris and Rome, or discover newer hotspots like Dubrovnik and Iceland.Other popular city break destinations
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