Looking for a long weekend away? Check out our guide to the top five cities to visit this year!


Italy’s capital is very much an ancient city with a modern twist. Known as being one of the most romantic cities in Europe, it will not disappoint! You’ll find plenty to experience from the fascinating Colosseum to the Vatican City.  Full of art, great food, a lively nightlife and a historical background, Rome really is a must for your city break bucket list!


Perfect for a quick getaway that can fit a small budget. The Dutch capital offers a surprising variety of historical and fun experiences that will leave you wanting to go back! Explore the city by a boat ride along the beautiful canals or hire a bike and sight see on two wheels. There’s plenty to do in Amsterdam that will shape up a fun-filled weekend. 


Fancy something a little different? Then Istanbul is the perfect city for you. Start your weekend with some designer shopping, experience the medieval markets and be sure to take a cruise down the Bosphorus. With a mix of culture, history and delicious Turkish cuisine, Istanbul is a fantastic city to experience this year! 


A favourite for a great value break. Barcelona is home to seven beaches allowing you to have that relaxing weekend you’ve been waiting for! Enjoying the local cuisine, with tapas being just a few euros each, the drinking and dining experience is a highlight of the city. Enjoy your weekend strolling through the picturesque parks and taking in the beautiful architecture. And don’t forget your visit to the famous Las Ramblas to finish off a perfect getaway!


The beer capital of the world! Most famous for its annual Oktoberfest, Munich is home to the world-famous beer halls, including Hofbräuhaus, which are open all year round for you to enjoy! Even if you’re not a fan of beer, Munich does have much more to offer. Experience the beautiful English Garden and many art galleries and museums showcasing the city’s culture. All of this plus a lively nightlife and not forgetting the Allianz Arena, Munich is the perfect weekend trip!

by Kim Perry at Rewards4Rugby

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