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City breaks which won't break the bank

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24 February 2017 | Money Matters

Spring is the perfect time of year to satisfy your wanderlust with a long weekend in Europe.

Here are some of our picks for some great city breaks with affordable flights. 


Visit this stunning Spanish city for its striking architecture.

A visit to the Sagrada Familia, the unfinished church designed by Antoni Gaudi, is a must, and to take in the city from above, head to Park Guell for panoramic views.

Sports fans can book a tour of the Nou Camp, the largest stadium in Europe.

Fly from... 
London Southend to Barcelona (easyjet)
London Gatwick to Barcelona (easyjet or British Airways)
London Heathrow to Barcelona (British Airways)
London Luton to Barcelona (easyjet)
London Stansted to Barcelona (Ryanair)


Prague’s gothic architecture and impressive castle are just a couple of reasons why you should visit the Czech capital.

The Old Town Square is home to the Astronomical Clock, while legend states that rubbing the statue of St. John on the Charles Bridge will bring you good luck.

Fly from... 
London Luton to Prague (Wizz Air)
London Stansted to Prague (Ryanair)
London Gatwick to Prague (easyjet)
London Heathrow to Prague (British Airways)

Luxembourg City

Nestled between Belgium, Germany and France, little Luxembourg has plenty to offer for a weekend away.

The capital is famous for its fortified medieval old town, positioned on sheer cliffs.

Spend an afternoon wandering and taking in the pretty scenery of the Barrio Grund area, and visit the Notre Dame Cathedral in the centre of the city.

Fly from... 
London Heathrow to Luxembourg (British Airways)
London Gatwick to Luxembourg (easyjet)
London Stansted to Luxembourg (Ryanair)


The heart of the mighty Roman Empire, Italy’s glorious capital is perfect for a mini-break.

Marvel at the Collessuem and make a wish at the Trevi Fountain as you explore the city.

No trip to Rome would be complete without a visit to Vatican City and the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel.

Fly from...
London Gatwick to Rome (easyjet or Vueling)
London Stansted to Rome (Ryanair)
London Luton to Rome (easyjet or Monarch)
London Heathrow to Rome (British Airways)

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