I have teamed up with Click&Go, to bring you six, four star summer city breaks in July and August for less than €299! Which one will you choose?
Sometimes a few days leave is all we have, but sometimes a few days away is all we need, to forget about work and let the hair down. No need to worry about pool games and kids clubs, think nice food, wine and some sightseeing instead. I have six summer city breaks for you, all staying in recommended four star hotels in some of Europe’s top cities. The dates can be changed to suit you so if you want to stay longer or shorter, or travel at a different time to what I have listed, just check the Click&Go website, or call one of their dedicated sales staff on 01-5397777, and they will be able to help you.
Madrid, 10th July, Flights & 4 Star hotel, 3 Nights, €249!
Madrid is the perfect option for those who want a sun holiday with some culture thrown in. Take a guided tour of the Royal Palace, enjoy a coffee on the Plaza Mayor, Madrid’s main square; and sample some of the amazing tapas bars and restaurants that the city is renowned for. Football fans will enjoy a tour of Real Madrid’s Bernabeu while fashionistas will shop till they drop on the Gran Via. Fly from Dublin on the 11th of July and spend three nights at the popular Chamartin hotel for only €259 per person.
Amsterdam, 25th July, Flights & 4 Star Hotel, 2 Nights, €285!
With airlines adding more direct flights to Amsterdam, there has never been a better time to visit. This ‘arty’ city is on trend at the moment with many opting to take a cycling trip along it’s famous canals. Amsterdam is full of culture and life. It is easy to navigate and is a great short break destination. Take a quick trip on the 25th of July for two nights and enjoy a four star stay at the modern Arena Hotel for only €293. Fly out early in the morning and come back late at night so you have three full days to explore his great city!
Prague, 30th July, Flights & 4 Star Hotel, 3 Nights €275
Prague must rival Paris for the title of Europe’s most ‘beautiful’ city. Wenceslas Square, medieval Charles Bridge and Prague Castle are just some of the architectural masterpieces. This compact city is one where you can see the most of the highlights in your three night break. If nightlife is what you seek, you will be hard pushed to find anywhere better, with the world’s best beer to go with it! Fly from Dublin on the 30th of July and stay in the highly rated Ametyst boutique hotel. This hotel is centrally located, within walking distance to Wensceslas Square and includes breakfast each day!
Berlin, 30th July, Flights & 4 Star Hotel, 3 Nights, €283!
The trendy city of Berlin is a great city break destination, I visited last year and loved it. There is history on every corner with some great night life too! Visit the Brandenburg gate, the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie. If museums are your thing, there are 175 of them! For more info on what to do, read my Berlin blog. You will be staying at the highly rated 4* Ivbergs Premium Hotel which is close to the famous KaDeWe shopping centre and the Kurfürstendamm, Berlin’s equivalent to the Champs-Élysées.
Paris, 18th August, Flights & 4 Star Hotel, 2 Nights, €272!
Forget Paris in the Spring, choose Paris in the Summer instead! The bright sunny weather makes the iconic architecture and the the seasonal blooms a pleasure to witness. Stroll around the artistic village of Montmartre, cruise on the river Seine at sunset, or take a day trip to the Gardens of Versailles. There are so many things to do in Paris, but some are best seen during the summer! Fly with Aer Lingus to Paris on Friday the 18th of August and stay at the highly rated Best Western Premier 61 Paris Nation for two nights, for only €242. The flight departs early in the morning and returns late in the evening so you have three days to explore this beautiful city.
Lisbon, 28th August, 3 Nights, Flights & 4* Hotel, €292!
This combination of the stunning coastline and colourful buildings makes Lisbon the perfect summer city break. Hop on one of the old trams and visit the Castelo de Sao Jorge or take the 20 minute train ride to Cascais, one the the areas prettiest holidays resorts. For a full day trip, visit the magical town of Sintra. Fly with Aer Lingus on the 28th of August and enjoy three nights at the highly rated 4* Turim Europa Hotel for only €292 per person.