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City Breaks in Europe

Short-haul excursions are becoming an increasingly popular way to enjoy a fun-filled weekend - and Europe offers endless variety for adventure-hungry explorers. Visit one of the many marvellous continental city destinations and experience a wealth of fascinating ancient history, gastronomical excellence and artistic inspiration – not to mention exciting nightlife if that's what you're after. There are plenty of budget flight options available throughout the year on Flybe, allowing you to experience an enriching but cheap city break without burning a hole in your pocket.

A mini getaway will allow you to sample the delights of a city that you have always wanted to see. The colossal continent of Europe contains so many bucket list destinations that it can be really difficult to decide where to go next. Why not make a list of all the places you want to go then get planning your next trip today? Your jaunt might take you to an iconic location like Paris or London or perhaps to one of the wonderful lesser-known destinations like vibrant Verona or picture-perfect Avignon. Wherever you decide to go, a cheap city break in Europe is sure to tick all the right boxes and leave you feeling relaxed and revived. Browse the cheap flights to European cities now with Flybe and get ready for a memorable adventure.

Action and Adventure on the Continent

You don't have to go far to enjoy a fabulous and cheap city break – in Britain we have an infinite variety of exciting options right on our doorstep. The UK boasts a collection of unique and diverse metropolises including London, Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh and Cardiff to name a few. A visit to London should be a high priority for every self-respecting traveller. A long weekend in the 'Big Smoke' offers the chance to spy on iconic landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye. Why not also explore the cool and quirky backstreets of East London or catch a glittering live show at the luxurious West End?

The Scottish capital of Edinburgh is one of the hottest cities in the world right now, attracting millions of tourists every year. You don't have to visit around the time of the famous Fringe Festival or Hogmanay to make the most of this spectacular city which is crammed with grandiose Gothic architecture, fascinating historical sites, sensational shopping and seriously good food to enjoy all year round. From the music of Manchester to the Liverpool's lively cultural scene – via Birmingham's brilliant shopping options - there's a city to suit all taste and a cheap flight to suit all budgets.

Enjoy a Wonderfully Relaxing Break in Europe

Luckily for UK residents, fabulous France is just a stone's-throw away and offers endless variety for those seeking a culture-rich getaway. Paris is an obvious choice - the cosmopolitan capital of the world is brimming with beauty and romance. The marvellous metro system makes getting around easy, so you can spy on stunning sites like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, Notre Dame and Sacre Coeur before hitting the Champs Elysees for some indulgent designer shopping. Besides the glittering capital, France also offers a huge variety of exciting cities to explore including picture-perfect Avignon, which boasts ancient architecture and plenty of Michelin star restaurants. You can also get cheap flights to other French hot spots, including glamorous Nice and ultra-artistic Toulouse.

Italy is another fascinating country with a cluster of world-famous cheap city break destinations to explore. If you're seeking old fashioned romance, head to vibrant Verona and absorb the ambience that inspired Shakespeare to write Romeo and Juliet. Enjoy some well-earned retail therapy in Milan or marvel at fantastic art in Florence. If you're looking to enjoy a cheap city break somewhere a little edgier, why not explore the check the availability for flights to other iconic destinations like Prague or Amsterdam?

The real thrill of city breaks is discovering your own hidden gems and getting swept up in the adventure – so why not start planning your next urban trip today?