From Rome to Rio, here are 5 city break holiday ideas for this Easter.
Give the rain, traffic jams and home improvements a miss this Easter bank Holiday; leave Blighty behind and enjoy an egg-stra special spring break in one of these 5 magnificent cities.
1. Paris, France
Romance, culture, shopping, and food all come together to make a city break holiday in Paris the perfect choice, and Easter is the perfect time to visit this magnificent city. Towers, churches, palaces and museums, Paris offers the full set; the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, Sacre Coeur, the Palace of Versailles, and the Louvre Museum are just waiting to be explored.
2. Rome, Italy
Culture, ancient history, shopping food and romance; city breaks to Rome are hard to beat. Its most significant catholic holiday, Easter is one of the busiest times of the year in Rome, but the atmosphere here is electric, as tens of thousands of people make a pilgrimage to the city. From the Vatican to the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum to the Pantheon, people travel from around the globe to see these awe-inspiring sights.
3. Seville, Spain
Architectural delights, vibrant nightlife and superb shopping – city break holidays in Seville have something for everyone. Soaked in Spanish sunshine, boasting all the cultural and cosmopolitan delights you could wish for from an exciting city break, this Andalucian city is extra exciting at Easter time; its citizens celebrate Semana Santa (Holy Week) with unbridled passion – so join them
4. Munich, Germany
Art, culture, architecture, beer gardens, tasty local cuisine and vibrant nightlife – Munich holidays have a lot to offer. Packed with lots of things to see and do, making it an ideal city break destination, essential spots to explore are: the Jewish Museum, the English Gardens, Hitler’s Eagles Nest; and the magnificent Nymphenburg Palace, with its near 500 acre park gardens.
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5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
As Carnival season comes to a close, spring is the perfect time to relax in Rio. Soak up the sun on Copacabana Beach and experience the breathtaking views from Corcovado Mountain. In addition to its beautifully lush landscape, the city’s vibrant and welcoming Latin culture make it a must-see destination.