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Top five destinations for weekend city breaks in Europe

If you are thinking about taking a weekend city break in Europe and you are not sure which Europe city to choose, read the following article and find out the top five destinations for weekend city breaks in Europe. Discover more about London, Edinburgh, Paris, Rome and the Greek Islands.

Northern Europe

London
Visit the most visited destination in the United Kingdom, even it is for a weekend.
You will definitely want to come back for more, but during your first visit to London, do not miss the Buckingham Palace, the Parliament and the Big Ben. A cruise across the river Thames, from where you can see London’s most famous attractions is a must do.
A walk across the Hyde Park is a magnificent experience at all seasons.
If you are interested in art, spend your time between the numerous museums and do not forget to visit the British Museum, Tate Britain and Tate Modern.
Edinburgh
Visit the capital of Scotland and the second most visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom.
The best time to visit Edinburgh is during the summer.
Try to be there for the Edinburgh Festival (it lasts for approximately four weeks in August), which hosts a lot of events and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Just to be sure to book early, if you want to find a cheap hotel and a low airfare. Also visit the Medieval Old Town and the Georgian New Town, which are amongst the numerous sites and buildings listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
It is recommended to visit Edinburgh during the summer since it boasts of a variety of festivals and events that attracts thousands of visitors annually.

Southern Europe

Paris
Short breaks to Paris are ideal for the romantics.
Spend your Paris weekends with walks across the Sans Elyse, a visit to the Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum.
If you have the time and if it your first time in Paris, the Versailles are definitely worth a visit. Rome
If you are interested in history, you should definitely consider Rome weekend packages.
A walk in the old city will take you back ages ago.
Walk across the city of Rome and make a stop at the Colloseum,
Fontana di Trevi and Piazza di Popolo.
At night, have a drink by the Tiber River.
Greek islands
If you are interested in a short summer break, take a plane and visit one of the famous Greek island.
You may select between Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Tinos, Kefallonia, Rhodes, Corfu and many others.

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