Book a city break with ariviGo and get to know a new metropolis
The metropolis on the coast is considered the cultural centre of Spain. Barcelona is fairly small in comparison to the Spanish capital of Madrid but is nevertheless very appealing to tourists from all over the world. In Barcelona you can combine a city break with a beach holiday. During a holiday in the city of Barcelona you must admire the architecture of Gaudi. You should also visit the Casa Milà, the Parc Güell, the Sagrada Familia and the Casa Batllo. Stroll along La Rambla, a wonderful boulevard from the port to the centre of Barcelona. Make sure you also schedule in some time in your city break for the historic-gothic district, Barri Gòtic. For those interested in culture a trip to the Picasso-Museum is imperative. Lovers of music and dancing can visit the many clubs every night of their holiday in the city Barcelona at their own cost.
The capital city of Germany has blossomed in the last years to become an internationally renowned metropolis. The second biggest city in Europe has an engrossing history and is therefore home to numerous historical and modern attractions. You should plan to spend at least three to four days in Berlin on a city break. Rent one of our many holiday apartments in Berlin Mitte for your city break and make sure you visit the Reichstag and the nearby Bellevue Palace. From there you can go through the Brandenburg Gate, along the aptly named boulevard, Unter den Linden ("under the lindon trees"), to reach the “Musuemsinsel” (Museum Island) where you can easily include a trip to five exciting museums in your holiday in the city. Berlin Cathedral, the Alexanderplatz with the Television Tower and the World Clock, and the charming Hackesche courtyards are also not far away. During your city break you should also take a walk along the Kurfürstendamm, Berlin’s grand avenue. Here you will find the finest boutiques of international fashion designers and the world-famous department store KaDeWe, whose delicatessen department presents a true paradise for every palate.
This city located in the East of Germany offers many historical attractions for a city break. On your city break in Leipzig you should visit Schiller’s house and also the house of the composer Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn, both of which are now museums, and don’t miss the churches of St Nicolas and St Thomas where the composer Johann Sebastian Bach once worked. We recommend that you rent holiday apartments and guestrooms in the historical old town of Leipzig which reminded Goethe of a little Paris. While on your city break you should take a walk through the narrow alleys, enjoy wonderful food in a comfortable restaurant and drink a German beer in one of the many pubs on the Gottschedstrasse. Other interesting tourist attractions for your city break in Leipzig include the old town hall, the coffee house “zum Arabischen Coffe Baum” and the Museum of Fine Art. In the evening there are many wonderful concerts to enjoy in the Leipzig Opera House and the Gewandhaus.
The capital city of Portugal is the oldest city in Europe. It lies west of Spain on the Iberian Peninsula and is situated on the banks of the Tagus surrounding the bay in which this river flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Lisbon is an excellent location for a city break as you can combine it with a holiday by the sea. On the one hand you can discover the tourist attractions and get to know the Portuguese culture, on the other hand you can have a beach holiday and simply relax. The central point of the city is the harbour which is also a historic monument to the history of sailors in this country. Every tourist to Lisbon should take a walk through this harbour at some point during their city break in Lisbon. Other attractions you could visit on your city break include Belèm Tower, the Hieronymites Monastery which combines architectural elements from the late gothic and renaissance periods, the National Tile Museum and the Commerce Square. If you walk up to the Castle of São Jorge you can enjoy a fantastic view over the town and the Tagus River.
The capital city of England and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is ideal for a city break. London is particularly suited for city breaks as the biggest town in Europe has so much to offer. Just with the tourist attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Canary Wharf and Hampton Court there is a lot to keep you occupied on your city break. And if you are not just interested in seeing the sights but also want to experience the city and the people, visit museums or go shopping, you should definitely add a couple of extra days to your city break to visit the British Museum, National Gallery and Tate Modern, to go shopping in the famous department store of Harrods, in the spectacular Piccadilly Circus, in the area of Soho and in Covent Garden. And then you still haven’t experienced the wild night life of London.
The capital city of Spain is a popular destination for a city break all year round. A particularly good place to book holiday apartments is close to the two squares Plaza de la Puerta del Sol and Plaza Major as these are ideal places to experience the famous colourful hustle and bustle of Madrid. From one of the centrally located holiday apartments in Madrid, you can enjoy all the tourist attractions of the town during your city break. Don’t miss the Royal Palace Palacio Real de Madrid, the Twin Towers of Puerta del Europa, the Temple of Debod, the bullfighting arena Las Ventas and the Almudena Cathedral. For those interested in culture, the Museo Reina Sofia offers all kinds of artwork from the 20th Century and the Museo del Prado displays general paintings. The waxworks of Museo de Cera provides fun and variety for the whole family during a city break. In the evening you should definitely go to a Spanish Tapas restaurant and enjoy these wonderful small delicacies while soft Flamenco music plays in the background.
The city of lights is the pride and joy of the French. The capital city of France unites a business centre with a tourist magnet, jovial hustle and bustle with impressive tourist attractions and French cuisine with international influences. A holiday in the city of love is not just for romantics. If you rent one of our holiday apartments on the Seine, you will quickly reach all the important tourist sites. Starting at the Eiffel Tower you could take a walk along the Champs-Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe. On your city break you should visit Notre-Dame, Sacré Coeur, Quartier Latin, Montmartre, the Louvre, the Centre du Pompidou and Orsay. Enjoy a large breakfast in a cute little café and amble past the shop windows of the biggest fashion boutiques in the world such as Dior, Saint-Laurent, Chanel and Givenchy. On a city break in Paris you should also set aside a day to spend in Disneyland with your children.
Stay in accommo-dation surrounded by picturesque scenery and enjoy walking through the unique mountain landscape.
Fly to the most beautiful beaches in the world and spend time with your family or your partner on a stylish beach holiday.
Enjoy the great outdoors, visit idyllic farms and let your country holiday soothe your soul.
ariviGo offers diversified holiday in the city
Everyone should go on a city break at least once during their lives. You can spontaneously book some flights and then get to know a different metropolis over a long weekend. You could book holiday apartments in advance or find a bed and breakfast completely spontaneously ? everything is possible! Fly for a couple of hours to find yourself in a completely different world. Alongside the holiday apartments in every price bracket, you can find important information about popular destinations for a city break with AriviGo for example in Barcelona or Berlin, Madrid or Lisbon, Leipzig, London or Paris.
Book a holiday apartment and get important information for your holiday in the city
Those who go on a city break often want to go again and again. For all those who need a bit of a change at the weekend, there is no better amusement. As it is becoming ever more common that friends go to live abroad for a couple of months, that people we know go to study in other cities and that relatives emigrate, it is possible to combine a city break with a visit to loved ones. Dependent on how many people are travelling, you can look at holiday apartments and holiday homes before you travel which are located close to the friends or relatives you wish to visit. With us you can also simultaneously inform yourself before your city break about which district of the city the holiday apartments are found in and which tourist attractions are quickest to reach and with which public transport options. This way you can get an overview before going on your city break enabling you to be less disorientated when you arrive at your holiday apartment. You can enjoy your city break and our holiday apartments in a completely relaxed way and give your full attention to the many new impressions that you can gain.
Go on a city break and expand your horizons
A holiday in the city is not exactly suited for relaxation alone but a city break can nevertheless be very restorative. With the many new impressions that you can gain on a city break, you can switch off particularly well from the stressful everyday life at home. Go on a city break and be inspired by the architecture and art, lifestyle and culture, tourist attractions and history, language and fashion. A holiday in the city is best spent in holiday apartments that are found in the districts in which locals also live. Save up the new experiences and let them influence your life a little even once you come home from your city break. After a city break in Barcelona you could take a bit of time out after lunch like the Spanish do with their siestas. You could occasionally start your day with breakfast in a café on the corner like you did during your city break in Paris. Go on a city break and enrich your life!