If, like us, you need to give your wardrobe a seasonal update for autumn/winter, where better to do a spot of shopping than Milan? Indulging in the city’s legendary cuisine, however, may affect your chances of squeezing into that size 8.
You could spend a short break Belfast simply living it up in its bars, and if you do, a must on your crawl is the Crown Liquor Saloon, the city’s most famous public house. But be sure to sober up long enough to visit the epic Titanic’s Dock exhibition.
Belgium boasts brilliant beer. If you want to get a little light-headed on lager that sticks a ‘finger’ up at your big brand gassy stuff, in classier surrounds than a chain pub in the high street, Brussels is the place to do it. Get your laughing gear round a gorgeous Grimbergen Blond at A La Mort Subite.
Known as Greece’s hippest city, Thessaloniki has produced some of the country’s greatest musicians, artists, poets and thinkers. However, possibly of more interest are Thessaloniki’s beaches for soaking up late season sun, and that is boasts some of the best restaurants in Greece.
You’ll be raving about Moravia once you’ve Czech-ed out the Republic’s second city. By-pass packed-out Prague and give Brono a go for a budget break packed with pubs, parks, cafes, castles, coffee and cheap locally-produced wine.
Hip and happening Valencia is an exciting alternative to Barcelona or Madrid for a short Spanish city break. Explore the atmospheric Barrio del Carmen, visit the Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias cultural centre, or just hit the beach and hit the bars!
Dance ‘til daybreak on the Danube in one of Europe’s most happening nightlife destinations. Barges moored on the famously beautiful blue river become floating bars and clubs for the summer, attracting a hedonistic young crowd.
For bargain late summer or autumn sun, Alicante ticks the boxes. It’s the gateway to the Costa Blanca with its sun, sea and sangria fun; it’s a stylish city bursting with cultural and culinary delights; and there are plenty of cheap flight options from the UK.
Yes, it’s touristy, but like Paris and Rome, there are many good reasons why Prague attracts so many visitors, one being that is one of the most gorgeous cities in Europe. Take in the view from the Charles Bridge over the Vtava River and you’ll be sure to say ‘wow!’
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