Tag: "cheap weekend breaks abroad"

Grand Place Brussels
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Brussels or Bruges for a Cheap Weekend Break?

There’s much more to Belgium than world class chocolate and a cold Duvel, and a weekend trip is the best way to experience the country’s charms, history and culture. But with only a few days up your sleeve, it’s best to stick to one destination. The two hubs of Belgian tourism are Bruges and Brussels – but which city to visit?

Venice at dusk - exploring the secret side of venice
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Secret Venice: Unlocking Venice’s Hidden Sides

Finding the secret parts of Venice is incredibly easy. At some point along your well-signposted, thronging route towards St Mark’s Square, just…

An Even Cheaper Cheap Wekeend Break With These January Sales
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An Even Cheaper Cheap Wekeend Break With These January Sales

Brush off the gloom of a cold and dark Monday morning by planning your next cheap weekend break away. If you’re stuck for inspiration, read 101 Cheap Weekend Breaks, browse through our suggestions for a weekend of adventure or else see what kind of city break takes your fancy.
These January sales make it even easier…

The Top Things to Do in Cologne
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The Top Things to Do in Cologne

Cologne, perhaps Germany’s most colourful city, makes a great place for a fun cheap weekend break. From chocolate museums to charismatic breweries, cathedrals to…

Weekend Breaks with Eurostar
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Weekend Breaks with Eurostar

I’ll admit it. Whenever I thought about Eurostar, I only really thought about travel to Paris – or Brussels at a push. So when the Eurostar team invited me on their Eurostar Explorer trip, I was pleasantly surprised to see the following destinations listed…

The Best Cheap Weekend Breaks in July
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The Best Cheap Weekend Breaks in July

Summer is well and truly here and with the arrival of August comes the list of the top performers throughout July. Drumroll please….

The Monte Carlo Casino
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The Monte Carlo Casino

Stepping into the Casino in Monte Carlo brings about a rush of James Bond fever. After passing rows of luxury cars…

The Top Cheap Weekend Breaks in June
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The Top Cheap Weekend Breaks in June

So, it’s official. We’re over half way through 2010 and the days are about to get shorter. Still, before that doom and gloom gets underway, let’s distract ourselves with the top cheap weekend breaks from June 2010:

The Alhambra, Granada
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The Alhambra, Granada

The Alhambra palace in Granada is one of the most beautiful and surprising in Europe and it more than deserves its status as a World Heritage Site…

The Best Cheap Weekend Breaks in May
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The Best Cheap Weekend Breaks in May

In this fickle month with more bank holidays than any other, let’s have a look at the most popular cheap weekend breaks…

A Cheap Weekend in Naples
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A Cheap Weekend in Naples

Today’s guide to a cheap weekend in Naples comes from Laura Thayer, an art historian and writer living in Italy.

City Break Rome, a Second Trip to the Eternal City
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City Break Rome, a Second Trip to the Eternal City

Some people are lucky enough to visit the Eternal City of Rome twice, either from a successful coin toss into the Trevi Fountain or from some other stroke of good fortune. On a second city break, visit

Rome’s lesser-known attractions:

A Cheap Weekend in Calabria, Italy
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A Cheap Weekend in Calabria, Italy

Like much of southern Italy, Calabria is coming alive with international tourists who are discovering the secret Italians have known for years…

Cheap Holidays in Athens
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Cheap Holidays in Athens

A cheap weekend in Athens is not as difficult as you might imagine. Here’s all you need to know…

A Weekend in Krakow
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A Weekend in Krakow

The Polish city of Krakow has plenty of things to see and do. A weekend here lets you soak up history, appreciate beauty and drink the best hot chocolate in the world.

Here’s what we’d recommend…

Sightseeing in Florence
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Sightseeing in Florence

For a relaxing weekend break away, with some of the best art, culture and architecture in Europe, Cecil Lee recommends Florence in Italy’s Tuscany…

Can Travelgrove.com Help You Find a Cheap Weekend Away?
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Can Travelgrove.com Help You Find a Cheap Weekend Away?

Travelgrove.com specializes in finding cheap flights, cheap hotels and cheap holiday deals by searching through a myriad of other travel sites…

Book a Cheap Weekend Break - Jet2 Sale Now On
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Book a Cheap Weekend Break – Jet2 Sale Now On

Congratulations again you lucky folk living in the north of England. Jet2.com have just announced a flight sale that includes Prague, Barcelona…

A Weekend Break in Nice
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A Weekend Break in Nice

A weekend in Nice, the South of France. A beach, sunshine, great French food…Sigh. Do you need to know more? Of course you do! And here it is…

The Best Cheap Weekend Breaks in 2010
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The Best Cheap Weekend Breaks in 2010

Gulp. The first two months of the year have slipped by already – how have your weekends been? Here at Cheap Weekend Breaks, these have been the most popular weekend trips: A Cheap Weekend in Barcelona - Groovy art, a stunning coastline, history, atmosphere and some great tapas. What’s not to like? 101 Cheap Weekend Breaks – […]

Place de la Concorde, Paris
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Place de la Concorde, Paris

Place de la Concorde
- the busiest, most frenetic and somehow beautiful traffic junction in Paris…

Weekend Breaks - Geneva
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Weekend Breaks – Geneva

Looking for a weekend break? Try Geneva – sleek, international, upmarket and stylish. Yet a combination of easy access and free city transport also makes it a great place for a cheap weekend break.

A Cheap Weekend in Barcelona
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A Cheap Weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona is a vibrant, colourful city, with monuments, markets, art and even a beach. It’s one of Spain’s highlights but…

A Venetian Spills Her Secrets: Voga
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A Venetian Spills Her Secrets: Voga

A voga is a cross between a rowing boat and a kayak. I was intrigued when I caught up with true Venetian, Monica Cesarato, who took to the waters for the very first time aged 40, not on a gondola, but in an even more traditional vessel, the voga.

Happy New Year! 2009's Most Popular Posts
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Happy New Year! 2009′s Most Popular Posts

Welcome to 2010 and a sparkling new decade. Spare a moment’s thought for 2009, however, as one of these top ten posts may give you just the inspiration and motivation you need to reclaim your 2010 weekends. So, in a totally unscientific way, here are the posts with the most number of visits in 2009 […]

Quadbiking in Catalonia
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Quadbiking in Catalonia

Sure you can quadbike at home, but ramp up the adventure by quadbiking in the mountain air of Catalonia.

New Flight Routes from Flybe
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New Flight Routes from Flybe

New flight routes from budget airline FlyBe – see anything there you’d like? If you’re still wondering about Christmas presents then these flights may open up a few more possibilities for a cheap break away.

First Up, New Routes & What…

Bremen at Night
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Bremen at Night

Friday has meant photos over at deliciousbaby for a long while, so this week I thought we’d join in with these pictures of Bremen at night. I love the contrast of the lights against the blackness – and the feeling that Christmas is just around the corner. These chewy gingerbread biscuits are also incredibly popular, although […]

Seville Cathedral
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Seville Cathedral

Plenty of bling inside but the outside’s the highlight. Blend together religious conflict plus riches from Columbus’s big American trip and the result is the largest cathedral in Christendom (or potentially the third largest. Sources vary. It seems to depend on who counts what part.) Anyway, the cathedral in Seville is huge and, on the […]

Cheap Weekend Breaks in the Camargue
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Cheap Weekend Breaks in the Camargue

The Camargue is western Europe’s largest river delta, formed as the Rhône River splashes into the Mediterranean Sea, a legendary place where cowboys ride on horseback, dicing with death and danger..

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