first_img4. Paris, France from £92Check pricesSpring in Paris is said to be the best time of year to visit, just don’t get stuck indoors. Although you should check out the famous paintings at the Louvre, including the legendary Mona Lisa, get some fresh air and explore the Tuileries Gardens which lie between the gallery and the Place de la Concorde. Enjoy sitting in a pavement café with a cup of coffee and a croissant, or get a bird’s eye view across the City of Light from the top of the Eiffel Tower.Read more: Things to do in Paris – a second timer’s guide 3. Birmingham, UK from £60Check pricesThe UK’s biggest city after London is bound to have something going on this bank holiday weekend. Freshen up your spring wardrobe with a trip to the Bullring, or down a few bevvies in Digbeth, one of Birmingham’s up and coming hipster hangouts. Don’t leave without sampling the city’s most famous dish, the Balti curry. Invented here in 1977, get yourself down to Sparkbrook, an area of Birmingham known as the Balti Triangle, where you’ll find over 50 restaurants serving up this spicy supper.Read more: Top 6 things to see and do in Birmingham Start the season in style and treat yourself to a spring bank holiday break with flights for less than £110* return.Enjoy a romantic city break to Paris and spend the long weekend wandering around art galleries and down blossom tree-lined boulevards with your other half. Or stick closer to home for some group retail therapy sessions down Birmingham’s Bullring, one of the UK’s premier shopping centres. For less than £110 you could be jetting off to one of these European cities:1. Frankfurt, Germany from £99Check pricesFrankfurt might not be on the top of your city break bucket list, but there’s more to the place than skyscrapers and smart suits with a sarcasm deficit. Train buffs will love the city’s Central Station – one of the largest terminals in Europe. After all that excitement you may need a drink, so head to one of the many olde worlde ‘apple-wine’ taverns in the Affentorplatz district. 6. Gothenburg, Sweden from £73Check pricesThink Sweden’s too pricey for a last minute budget escape? Stockholm might set you back a few bob, but Gothenburg is a cheaper, less well-known alternative that deserves some attention. Go wild in the aisles of the shops and boutiques along Kungsportsavenyn Boulevard – the city’s very own ‘Champs Élysées’ – or stock up on smoked salmon and knäckerbröd, or any other delicious Swedish snacks that take your fancy at Saluhallen market.Get more tips on how to grab a bargain flight:Find cheap flights with the Skyscanner Best Time to Book toolGet the best air fares with Skyscanner Price AlertsThe Skyscanner guide to finding a late deal20 money saving travel tips and secrets*Flight prices correct at time of publication and for return journeys from the UK in May 21st – 26th.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 2. Amsterdam, Netherlands from £102Check pricesAmsterdam isn’t all pretty canal-side cycle routes, cheap bars crammed with stags and flashing red lights – although there’s plenty of that too if it’s what you’re after. Take a long weekend break to the Venice of the North and you’ll see that the Dutch capital is rich in history and culture. Visit the National Maritime Museum in the Plantage area of the city, or soak up some spring sunshine in the beautiful Vondelpark.Read more: 10 best things to do in Amsterdam – a local’s guide 5. Madrid, Spain from £98Check pricesBefore temperatures start to soar during the dry summer months in this Spanish city, get yourself over to Madrid for a mild spring bank holiday break. From one home to another; football fans should make the pilgrimage to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, the hallowed ground of Real Madrid, whilst art lovers can’t miss out on a trip to the Prado Museum, which houses masterpieces by some of the world’s finest artists, including El Greco, Velazquez and Goya.Read more: 11 top things to do in Madrid on a budget Related6 unsung city breaks in Europe for under £60Visit an exciting alternative European destination on the cheap with these bargain flight deals.Budget break ideas: 8 flights for under £488 countries, 8 European destinations: get inspired for your next holiday with these 8 flights all for less than £48 return.10 of Europe’s most expensive cities to visit while euros are cheapFly for under £80 and see your spending money go further in these 10 traditionally expensive European cities.last_img

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