• Scenic railway journeys help create some exciting multi-centre city break options

    by  • February 17, 2018

    There are many incredible railway journeys which link different European cities and holiday destinations. Thanks to the low-cost airlines there are now more city-break destinations available for UK tourists to choose from than ever before.  An exciting development here at Cities Direct has been the growth of multi-centre breaks.  On many of these holidays...

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    Carcassonne charms visitors at any time of year

    by  • February 11, 2018

    The city has so much for every tourist to enjoy. The thought of spending a few days in Carcassonne is very appealing when we’re in the middle of an English winter, with plenty of cold, grey and dreary days.  The weather in the south of France in February is not guaranteed to be warm...

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    Budapest is a pretty good destination for disabled travellers

    by  • February 2, 2018

    Many parts of the city are accessible to people with a disability. I enjoyed a city break in Budapest with a group of friends a couple of years ago and found it to be a very positive experience from many points of view.  As a disabled traveller, I always make sure I do some...

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    A new Easyjet route will make it easier for Scots to visit Seville

    by  • January 11, 2018

    Easyjet will operate flights to Seville from Edinburgh with effect from the end of March It’s good news for many Scots that they will be able to fly direct to Seville from 26th March.  Until then, anyone wishing to visit the Andalusian city will still have to fly from Edinburgh to Malaga and catch...

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    The City of Vienna Welcomes in the New Year in Traditional Fashion

    by  • January 1, 2018

    The New Year’s Day Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra was broadcast around the world   People in cities in Europe and indeed all around the world will have celebrated the arrival of 2018 in a number of ways such as with the spectacular firework displays held in London and Edinburgh.  The Viennese also...

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    It’s Hard to Beat a Good Twin Centre City Break

    by  • December 12, 2017

    Krakow combines well with a number of other Polish cities to make a perfect two-centre holiday Twin centre breaks are becoming ever more popular as people look to travel to more destinations and become more confident at travelling between two different European towns or cities.  Poland offers a wide range of different possibilities, both...

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    Vibrant Valencia – a fun filled city for all the family

    by  • December 6, 2017

    Valencia is a brilliant choice for a family break in the springtime or any time of year for that matter. When you’re craving some sunshine but it’s not quite warm enough for the pool or beach, it is a perfect city to visit. Travelling in April, the weather was around 20˚C throughout our stay....

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    Beat the winter blues with a luxury break in Budapest.

    by  • December 4, 2017

    Once Christmas is over and the spring still feels like a distant dream, head to Budapest for a bit of luxury to banish those winter blues away. Travelling in January and February, you can treat yourself to a 5* hotel at a similar cost to a 3* hotel at other times of the year....

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