We’re entering into that period between Christmas and the summer when you are probably in need of a break. Not quite a full holiday, just a nice weekend away to give you the pickup you need before the warm weather arrives.

There are loads of great deals available for European city breaks. In fact, you’re almost spoilt for choice. To help you choose the perfect city break, we’ve done our research and picked our top five to visit this spring.


Fast becoming one of the most popular European city breaks for British tourists, Krakow’s architectural beauty, dense history and vibrant night life has made it a must visit for people of all ages. With direct flights from most major UK airports and low costs when you’re there, this Polish city should be near the top of your wish list.

Krakow - European city break


Hungary’s capital is said to be one of the most historically rich cities in Europe with a mixture of Roman, Gothic and Turkish sights on offer. Along with its magnificent architecture, Budapest is home to over 1,000 hot springs so you can have a relaxing dip in a natural outdoor pool after a long day of sightseeing. On top of this, it’s one of the cheapest places to visit in Europe right now!

Budapest - European city break


Delicious tapas, delectable architecture, close proximity to the sea and the home of one of the greatest football teams in the world. The Catalonian capital is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and one that’s packed with culture, fashion, food and nightlife. With so much to do, you may need to plan your itinerary carefully.

Barcelona - European city break


Looking for a romantic weekend away? Home to some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame, Paris is a spectacularly beautiful city. After spending you days seeing the sights and soaking yourself in Parisian culture, the evenings can be spent indulging in some of the finest food France has to offer.

Paris - European city break


Over the last 20 years, Berlin has become the most forward thinking metropolitan city in Europe. Although extremely modern, the city is also steeped in history, offering a breath taking experience for those interested in WWl, WWll and the fall of the Berlin Wall. If history’s not what you’re looking for, there are the famous German markets, mind blowing night life and endless shopping opportunities to keep you busy throughout your stay.

Berlin - European city break

Wherever you go, we know you’ll have a fantastic time. But for now, why don’t you kick back on the sofa with one of these great boxsets?