Europe city breaks

TravelSavvy guides to the best Iqoptions city breaks in Europe

Here at 'TravelSavvy Europe', we want you to get the very best out of your European city break wherever it is - from Amsterdam to Zurich; from cheap Europe flights to useful listings of hotels in Europe.

We have reviews and guides to the top 50 of most popular European city break and short break destinations. So sit back and let us help you become an experienced city break savvy traveller from the comfort of your home.

With Europe right on the doorstep and with so many travel options available, more and more people are thinking of a cheap city break in Europe, whether it be a short break, a weekend break or a longer city break stay.

A short break holiday in Europe opens the door to some of the world's most romantic, inspiring and historic cities. The easy availability of cheap flights now make a short weekend city break in Europe not only affordable but quick and easy as well.

A European short break can feature some astonishing sights - from the magnificent ancient Coliseum in Rome to the spectacular Eiffel Tower in Paris; the amazing architectural delights of Prague to the artistic splendours of Venice.

Finding somewhere to stay in any European city has never been easier and there is no problem in using any of the excellent Europe hotel booking sites now available online).

Your city break trip does not even have to mean travelling abroad. It could even be closer to home with a UK capital city break in London or Edinburgh. What you save on air fares, train tickets or sea ferries you can spend on fine dining and exciting nightlife right here at home.

Your European short break could also feature a sea or river cruise. This will allow your city break adventure to take in several countries on a single trip and will let you explore totally different cultures on a single holiday break.

If you prefer to focus on a single city then our city break travel guides will let you check out plenty of accommodation options. The range is enormous, with everything from great hotels in London to the best luxury hotels in Florence.

European short breaks that are off the beaten track can hold many hidden delights. Use your city break holiday to check out the fabulous museums and galleries of Berlin, Nice or Barcelona or feast on the cultural attractions of Amsterdam, Riga or Prague.

Europe city breaks will reveal an amazing cultural and social diversity too, from the tapas bars of Seville to the trendy boutiques of Monaco or Milan. The growth in cheap flight short break holidays and budget city break offers means the some great weekend break bargains are almost guaranteed.

Accommodation is as varied as the cities, from an Amsterdam houseboat to Istanbul hotels. Budget break offers have not only boosted the fortunes of offbeat cities such as Valencia, Bergen and Tallinn but ensured that classic short break destinations such as Rome, Paris, Venice and Barcelona have enjoyed a huge surge in city break visitors.


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Giant squid at Bergen Aquarium

Not many city aquariums are big enough to contain a shoal of herring but the Bergen Aquarium is a bit special. Not only does it have one of the biggest collections of marine fauna in Europe it also has seals, penguins, tropical animals and a 3D cinema .

Pitti Palace Florence

With probably more art per square metre than any other city in Europe it's clear why historical Florence, curled around a bend in the Arno River, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the whole of Italy. It may have the crowds but it's worth it.

Eurostar train

You can hop on the train and be in another world much closer to home - jump on the Eurostar and find yourself in the centre of Paris in two hours. And with dozens of cheap travel offers about you can treat yourself to a huge range of last-minute holiday deals.

Berlin city tours

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