World’s Best European City Breaks

Published On September 26, 2014 | By Staff Writer | Travel Planning
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A continent with plenty of attractive features, Europe entices an abundance of visitors to its doors every year by offering an array of destinations to suit every preference you can think of.

With a perfectly rich blend of culture, history and heritage, it’s an undeniably popular destination for American travelers and here are just some of the best city break destinations it has to offer.

1. London

This busy city is without a doubt one of the best city breaks in the world. The capital is brimming with history, culture and attractions which impress visitors constantly throughout the year. The metropolis is busy by day and night, and the rich diversity of the city and its different parts means you’re always likely to stumble across something interesting.

2. Barcelona

With stunningly sandy beaches and a lively nightlife, Barcelona offers a miniature vacation that combines the benefits of city living with a beach break. The city is packed with beautiful monuments, sights and historical features as well as some of the best Spanish food around!

3. Ljubljana

Perhaps not one of the most typical in a line-up for best European destinations, Ljubljana in Slovenia is definitely an uprising city that should make it onto your list of dream destinations. The capital is rich in mythical history and Metelkova City – an abandoned army barracks converted into an arty, vibrant spot – is not to be missed.

4. Budapest

The cultural and lively center of Budapest is another up-and-coming city that is becoming increasingly popular for a city break. With its picturesque parks and scenic, spiraling churches, the city holds a certain romance in the air. Head to an old street café or a trendy, hidden bar and admire the scenery.

 5. Stuttgart

Perfect for a city break, Stuttgart combines history with food, drink and architecture. Ideal for an energetic night out or for casual strolls and sightseeing, head here in September for the annual Stuttgart Beer Festival.

To start discovering what Europe has to offer for your vacation, look at booking flights with airlines that travel to some of the best destinations in the continent. You can find details of this on websites such as

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