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In the spring and summer months many people take a break. A last minute city trip is the perfect way to relax but also to sniff out new (and old) cultures!

There are of course many cities to choose from. If you don't want to spend too much money the "holiday cost report" from Postoffice is a good start to go through. This report contains the cheapest cities of the moment (2018). In addition, we have collected many city trip offers for you.

Willing to save on your expenses, the following city trips are highly recommended within Europe:

  • Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Valencia, Barcelona (Spain)
  • Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Zagreb (Croatia)
  • Budapest (Hungary)

Sofia

Sofia is located in the middle of the Balkan and is the capital of Bulgaria. It is a large city with more than 1.4 million inhabitants. There are many monumental buildings. You can also enjoy the mountainous surroundings. The average temperature in Sofia is around 22 degrees in May and around 28/29 degrees in July/August.

Sightseeing Sofia

Saint George church

The church of St. George from the fourth century is known as the oldest building in the city. The church of Bojana is on the world heritage list of UNESCO. If you are a fan of old (ecclesiastical) buildings then Sofia is definitely worth a look.

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Lisbon

Lisbon is the vibrant capital of Portugal. It has a population of almost 3 million and is a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean. The climate is pleasant with 22 degrees in May to 28 degrees in July/August. Of course, temperatures can be higher.

Sights of Lisbon

Lisbon is full of sights. You can walk around for days without getting bored. Some nice sights:

National Archaeological Museum

In this museum you will find all kinds of archaeological funds found in Lisbon and Portugal. There are also finds from the iron and bronze age. There are also finds from ancient Egypt to admire. Definitely a must if you love ancient cultures and want to get a piece of history.

The Tower of Bélem

Built in the sixteenth century and served as a defensive tower in honor of Vasco de Gama (explorer). From the top floor you have a beautiful view over the Tagus River. A small entrance is requested.

Oceanario de Lisboa

This aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Many different species of fish can be found in this aquarium. The set-up is made in such a way that you get a good picture of all kinds of fish all over the world. In the middle of Oceanario de Lisboa is a huge tank with water and is very impressive. Definitely a must!

Teleférico

The teleférico is a gondola connecting Oceanario de Lisboa to the Torre Vasco da Gama. From the gondola you have a beautiful view over the Tagus and all the buildings nearby. The teleférico is open almost the whole year and has an entrance fee of a few euros.

These are some examples of the many sights in Lisbon. Here you can enjoy a few days.

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Prague

Prague is high on the list of the most popular city trips. More than 1.2 million inhabitants live there. It is a wonderful place to stay in summer with average temperatures around 23/24 degrees. So it is not very hot in the summer months. Of course, higher temperatures can occur. If you don't feel like sweating on your forehead, Prague is an excellent city to explore.

Sightseeing Prague

Prague has many sights where you won't get bored:

Jewish Cemetery

In Prague there is an old Jewish cemetery. The many Jews who once lived in Prague are buried here. For a small entrance you can visit this cemetery.

Hradčany

Hradčany is the castle district of Prague. This castle quarter is home to an enormous cathedral and is literally the highlight of Prague. In Hradčany there are also other sights such as "The Golden Alley", Prague Castle and the old royal palace. For the most part you have to pay an entrance fee.

Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square is the largest square in Prague. At this square there are several shops, hotels and eateries. At the end of the square stands the large national museum.

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Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most popular cities in Europe. About 1.6 million inhabitants live there. Especially in summer it can get very hot. The average temperatures range from 20 to 27 degrees. But it can soon be 30 to 40 degrees in high summer.

Sightseeing Barcelona

A big city like Barcelona has many sights where you should definitely take a look:

Camp Nou

You can hardly get around it. Barcelona is one of the best football clubs in the world. A large club of course includes a large stadium. Camp Nou is a beautiful stadium to watch. Even if you're not a football fan!

Picasso museum

The picasso museum contains over 4000 paintings by the famous painter Pablo Picasso. The museum is located in the district La Ribera.

Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is the holy cathedral designed by Antoni Gaudi. There is continuous construction on this enormous cathedral. The current completion is expected around 2026. Although the cathedral is not finished yet, the Sagrada Familia is one of the biggest sights in Barcelona.

La Rambla

La Rambla is the largest and busiest shopping street in Barcelona. Here you will find many street musicians, souvenirs and shops. So La Rambla should definitely not be missed during your Barcelona city break.

Of course, there are many more sights to admire in Barcelona.

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Istanbul

Istanbul is the capital of Turkey. No less than 15 million inhabitants live there. Almost as many as in the whole of the Netherlands! Compared to the cities mentioned above, Istanbul is huge. The average temperatures are between 21 and 27 degrees. Although it can heat up quite a bit in the summer.

Sights Istanbul

A city with 15 million inhabitants obviously has quite a few sights. Some examples:

The Sultan Ahmet Mosque

An impressive mosque with many domes and minarets. This mosque is clearly recognisable and visible in Istanbul. The Sultan Ahmet Mosque is also known as the Blue Mosque thanks to its many blue tiles.

Topkapi Palace

In the Topkapi Palace lived the Ottoman sultans. In this museum you can learn about the ancient cultures and ways of life of the old sultans. The territory consists of large gardens and beautiful spaces including a harem.

Big Bazaar

The name says it all. A large bazaar with countless stalls to buy products. A large market with all the trimmings. This market is certainly not to be missed during your city trip Istanbul.

Bosporus

The Bosphorus is a strait between the sea of marmara and the black sea. On the Bosphorus you can find nice boat trips which pass all kinds of sights. So you can take a break from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy the surroundings. Highly recommended!

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Zagreb

Zagreb is relatively speaking a smaller town with about 800,000 inhabitants. Zagreb is also less known for city trips or citytrips but is definitely worth a visit.

Market Dolac

Each day from 06:30 there is a big market in Zagreb called Dolac. Here you can buy many kinds of fruit and vegetables. There is also a large fish department.

Lotrščak Tower

This tower used to be used to get people inside the city walls on time. Every evening a cannonball was fired. If you were not on time, you were unlucky and could wait outside the city walls. In those days it was just a question of whether you survived. Nowadays a cannonball is fired every day at 12:00 to herald the afternoon.

Free tour Zagreb

In many cities you can follow a so-called free tour. A guide will show you all the nice sights of the city. In addition, you get something about the history. It is supposed to give the guide a tip.

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More last minute city trips and citytrip offers

Above is only a small overview. There are many other cities to discover. Don't you know yet where exactly you want to go? Take a look at our overview of City trip and city trip offers and see where your next trip will take you.

 

Familiar travel providers

We offer city trips and citytrips from trusted travel agents:

  • Travel Deal
  • TUI
  • Scratch travel
  • Price-free
  • And many others

So you're always assured of a well-arranged city trip at the best price!

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