City Guide

Below are our latest “Long Weekend” City Guides, penned by our destination experts. Get the low down on how to spend a wild weekend in some of the world’s best cities, from the unmissable attractions to lesser-known secrets. Each guide has tips on the best hotels, restaurants and bars in the city – and much more. For a full A-Z list of our weekend city guides click here

weekend break in Copenhagen Denmark

Pay your respects to the Little Mermaid from the water, then get on your bike to discover street food, art galleries, hipster bars and hippie communes, says Sabina Fratila in our latest weekend guide. Copenhagen features the perks of a hip European capital, without all the metropolitan chaos and clutter…

split weekend break

Sleep with the ghosts of Roman Emperors, dine out on delicious Dalmatian cuisine, risk a shot of rakija and delve into the dungeon of Daenerys’ dragons. Duncan Rhodes shares his tips and things to do in Split. The Imperial choice of city break, this is where Emperor Diocletian chose to…

brussels weekend break

Its beers, waffles and frites are world renowned, whilst flea markets, summer festivals and a slew of new museums provide visitors with plenty of things to do in the capital. Laurent Vermeesch shares his tips for a Brussels city break. Hellhole? Boring bureaucrat town? Forget whatever you heard about Brussels.…

stockholm weekend break

Stunning natural scenery and royal architecture, seasoned with hipster culture and a pinch of Swedish pop are the perfect ingredients for a Scandinavian city break. So says Wailana Kalama as she shares her Stockholm recipe… Known for its startup scene, trendy clubs and strong coffee, Stockholm’s nickname as the “Capital…

lisbon weekend break

Classically charming, freshly hip and eminently affordable, there’s never been a better time to take a city break in Lisbon. Local expert Lucy Bryson shares her insider tips on the Portuguese capital… Lisbon’s transformation from low-profile, old-fashioned, somewhat down-at-heel city to Hipster Capital of Europe has been nothing if not…