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Which city are you most keen to tick off the list? Prague, Berlin and Madrid are just three of the top-notch destinations that are currently coming in at under £99 per person for two nights, including flights, proving that September is a cracking time to explore somewhere exciting.

As well as those we’ve picked out below, there are loads of similar deals to be had in Europe’s other top destinations, so have a search yourself and you could be discovering a new city in no time.

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Which city are you most keen to tick off the list? Prague, Berlin and Madrid are just three of the top-notch destinations that are currently coming in at under £99 per person for two nights, including flights, proving that September is a cracking time to explore somewhere exciting. As well as those we’ve picked out below, there are loads of similar deals to be had in Europe’s other top destinations, so have a search yourself and you could be discovering a new city in no time. Compare cheap city breaks


July 24, 2019

Which city are you most keen to tick off the list? Prague, Berlin and Budapest are just three of the top-notch destinations that are currently coming in at under £99 per person for two nights, including flights, proving that October is a cracking time to explore somewhere exciting.

As well as those we’ve picked out below, there are loads of similar deals to be had in Europe’s other top destinations, so have a search yourself and you could be discovering a new city in no time.

*All deal pricing below is accurate as of July 24, 2019. Prices are subject to change. Deals are subject to the partners’ T&Cs.


Prague


Prague town square

There’s no two ways about it – Prague is a gorgeous city. In the Old Town you’ll find quaint streets and beautiful buildings such as the Old Town Hall, home to an astronomical clock that was installed in 1410, while on the other side of iconic Charles Bridge, the imposing Prague Castle looms over the city alongside St Vitus Cathedral, one of the world’s finest examples of Gothic architecture.

For a glimpse into Prague’s past you should visit The Museum of Communism, ironically positioned between a McDonalds and a casino – it’s not flashy or modern, but contains some fascinating artifacts that make it well worth the ticket price.

If you want a proper Prague beer hall experience, head to U Zlateho Tygra. It’s busy, raucous and only offers one type of beer, but it’s full of personality, with locals and tourists chatting away together as the drink continues to flow – you have to put a coaster on your mug to indicate you’d like to stop!


Berlin


Brandenburg Gate Berlin

Buzzing with energy and cool without appearing to try, Berlin is a city of history and hedonism in equal measure.

You could easily fill up a week spent here, so you’ll have no problem finding things to do over two days, but you can cover off a lot of the sights by taking the free Sandeman’s walking tour, which visits the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial and some of what remains of the Berlin Wall, among many more tourist hotspots.

Outside of the obvious historical attractions, if you’re visiting over the weekend then you shouldn’t miss the Sunday institution that is Bearpit Karaoke, where budding stars sing their hearts out in the Mauerpark’s stone amphitheatre. Berlin’s nightlife scene is pretty legendary and you can take your pick of cool bars and clubs, but Das Hotel is a quirky spot with loads of atmosphere that’s worth checking out.

You’ll find currywurst and schnitzel everywhere in Berlin, but Mustafas Gemüse Kebap in trendy Kreuzberg is famous for its doner kebabs – they are fantastic, but the queues can be ridiculously long, so you’ll need to consider how long you’re prepared to wait for what is essentially, well, a kebab.


Budapest


Copenhagen harbour

The famous song declares Copenhagen to be wonderful, and it’s certainly an apt description – cool, colourful and crazy about cuisine, the city is home to no less than 15 Michelin-starred restaurants, the most famous of which is Noma, which won the World’s Best Restaurant award in 2014.

The city has much more to offer than ludicrously-priced dining, however, from the harbourside tranquility of Nyhavn and the beautiful Tivoli Gardens to the fascinating National Museum of Denmark, which contains a treasure-trove of Viking history including a ruined ship and runic carvings.

Elsewhere in Copenhagen, the Freetown of Christiania is one of the strangest inner-city areas you’re likely to find – a former military barracks, since 1971 it has been a controversial commune made up of workshops, art galleries, music venues and organic eateries.

One of the city’s other famous attractions is the Little Mermaid statue, although I wouldn’t recommend going out of your way to see it! It’s nice, but it’s very small and is usually surrounded by dozens of tourists – fortunately there are plenty of other more interesting things to see in the city.


Barcelona



It might not be in the same league as the other cities here in terms of size and population, but gorgeous Galway is set to become the European Capital of Culture in 2020 and offers plenty to keep you occupied over a couple of days.

If you like pubs and traditional Irish music then you’ve come to the right place, while other highlights include the ancient neighbourhood of The Claddagh and several well-preserved buildings such as Lynch’s Castle on Shop Street, an imposing limestone town house which was once home to the most powerful family in Galway.

Hire a car and you can head north west to the beautiful boglands of Connemara National Park, or take a short drive south to the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which have featured in films such as The Princess Bride and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

If you do visit the cliffs, you should head afterwards to the nearby Stonecutters Kitchen for a very tasty homemade snack in a 100-year-old traditional stone-built cottage. Back in Galway itself, Hooked is a cosy restaurant which offers delicious fresh fish meals at very reasonable prices.

 

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