Weekend Breaks That Won't Break Your Budget
A weekend break can be just the thing to blow the cobwebs away, experience fantastic culture and create some fabulous memories. Booking a short break doesn’t have to break the bank. Even a European city break can be more affordable thanks to the great deals that can be found online.
Springtime in Paris
Whether you are booking a break for couples, going it alone or taking the kids along for an adventure, Paris has it all. With a wide range of attractions to suit all ages there is never a chance to get bored. Paris can be one of the most expensive destinations in the world. However, if you know some tricks you can make your Euro go a little further. For example, window shopping is free as is a romantic walk along the River Seine. How about visiting Europe’s largest flea market at Marche aux Puces de St-Ouen? Who knows, you might spot a bargain or two.
The magic of Ireland
For those looking for a city break situated just an hour from London, Ireland is the place to go. It’s possible to pick up cheap flights easily. Thanks to the myriad of guesthouses that stud Ireland’s landscape, you should have no problem finding comfortable accommodation that suits your budget. Once you arrive, why not head straight to Dublin to visit the Guinness Factory. The St. James's Gate Brewery opens its doors to the general public every day for tours. If you’re interested in a little Irish history, take a trip to Blarney Castle to plant a kiss on the famous stone.
Have a grand time in Brussels
Brussels can be another perfect destination for those looking to get away. This beautiful city offers wonderful architecture, beautiful royal parks and plenty of chocolate to keep you going. What’s more, getting there by train from London takes just three hours. In the heart of Brussels you’ll find the Grand Place, the city’s main square and one that is always bustling with people, Belgian bars and markets. Here you’ll also find plenty of toy shops and a chocolate museum that is sure to delight everybody in your party.
Take it easy in Hamburg
Hamburg is a liberal city on many counts, and offers a traditional German experience for anyone who visits. If you’re watching your waistline you may want to avoid the scales for a few days on your return – this is a city where it is very easy to indulge on food and drink. Featuring a wide range of bars, theatres and restaurants and an abundance of waterside cafes, Hamburg has something to offer whether you are travelling alone or with friends and family.
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