Whether you’re after vibrant city lights or atmospheric alleyways and authentic cuisine, a city break is a great way to dive into a new destination and culture.
Step back in time to explore the Eternal City of Rome, stroll the sweeping promenade in sun-kissed Nice and gaze out over the opulent art nouveau beauty of Budapest. The Icelandic capital Reykjavik makes for a fascinating trip, while Barcelona perfectly combines city and beach.
When you travel with Jet2CityBreaks you can take your pick from central hotels ranging from budget-friendly two-star spots to five-star luxury.
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Then your hotel will be packaged up with return flights from one of ten UK airports with convenient flight times, as well as 22kg baggage and 10kg hand luggage per person included.
Looking for more inspiration? Try one of these cities for a great value break.
Medieval magic in Prague
Romantic canals, baroque architecture and gothic cathedrals add a layer of intrigue to every evening in Prague, the city of 100 spires. From medieval squares to the narrow lanes of the Jewish Quarter, to walk these storied streets is to step back in time.
City break destination of dreams: Beautiful Prague, also known as the city of 100 spires
Staying at the city-centre Botanique Hotel, you’ll be away from the noise but a short walk from top attractions, including the magnificent Wenceslas Square.
An eco-hotel inspired by nature, the natural wood, neutral hues and wall of ferns that greet you are like a breath of fresh air, while a contemporary bar, bright and spacious rooms and fresh, local cuisine will make you seriously consider extending your trip.
Glamorous nights in Budapest
Gleaming fairytale palaces, steaming bowls of paprika-infused stew and an abundance of atmospheric thermal baths make Budapest the ideal destination for great-value fun. Shop, explore and sip drinks in trendy ruin bars set up in derelict old buildings in Hungary’s ancient capital.
For views of the Danube River, consider Hotel Clark in the heart of Budapest
Enjoy a captivating view of the dazzling Danube River from the rooftop terrace at Hotel Clark, a modern but atmospheric escape in the heart of Budapest.
Interiors dominated by glass windows and warm woods add natural charm, with the glamorous bar and polished metal detailing bringing modernity to the holistic design. Soak in the sauna, dine à la carte in the bistro, and explore the treasures of Buda and Pest, separated by the famous river.
Icelandic adventure in Reykjavik
An idyllic and unusual escape, Reykjavik is a fantastic city for museums, dining and nightlife. Combine the city with a trip to the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon, roaring waterfalls and powerful geysers, then simply return to the colourful streets and cosy cafes, or head out on a boat to spot whales.
Iconic: No visit to Reykjavik is complete without a dip in the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon
Hazel Davison says visitors can expect a magical Northern Lights experience
Set on a central street just a stone’s throw from numerous bars and restaurants, Storm Hotel by Keahotels welcomes guests with an understated Nordic design and soothing colours.
In the modern and bright bedrooms, dramatic Icelandic landscapes add a natural flair and modern amenities offer everything you need for your stay. This hotel is conveniently located opposite the pickup point for your included Northern Lights expedition.
Top tip: Hazel Davison, Jet2holidays Product Executive
‘All Jet2CityBreaks to Iceland include a magical Northern Lights experience; just enjoy a delicious hot chocolate as you wait to catch a glimpse.’
Spectacular Bergen and the Fjords
Norwegian idyll: If you want to see the snow-dusted fjords , Bergen is a fantastic place to stay
Alex Balmer recommends a scenic Bergen Fjords tour
Framed by snow-clad peaks and crystalline fjords, this charming city is a microcosm of the best that Norway has to offer. Explore the contemporary culture, Viking history and rich flavours of the Nordic kitchen in this unpretentious hub, then head out to explore the fjords.
In the romantic Thon Hotel Orion, the warmth of Spring prevails year-round, with bright splashes of sunshine yellow and turquoise in every room. In the evenings, a roaring log fire creates a warm and cosy atmosphere, perfect for sipping signature cocktails from the bar.
This Norwegian retreat is near charming Bryggen Wharf – snap photos of the colour-splashed buildings along the UNESCO-listed harbour front.
Top tip: Alex Balmer, Jet2holidays Product Manager
‘Enjoy an unforgettable full day Norwegian Fjords tour, which is included in our Jet2Citybreaks to Bergen. This seasonal break is available from Spring 2024 and should not be missed!’
Sun-kissed romance in Nice
A 4.5-mile promenade unfurls down the glittering Mediterranean coastline in Nice, a firm favourite on the French Riviera where people go to see and be seen. Explore the city that so enamoured artists, dine on delicious Nicoise cuisine and sip fine wines on the tree-shaded boulevards.
Hotel Monsigny Nice oozes Riviera charm with its glamorous rooftop bar and whirlpool
Jamie Greenhough suggests a trip to Cours Saleya market for fresh produce
Savour a sundowner in the glamorous rooftop bar at Hotel Monsigny Nice, as the verdant hills peppered with white walls and terracotta roofs glow in the golden hour.
Soak in the rooftop whirlpool, then sink into the comfortable sofas as you enjoy the warm coastal breeze.
Add to that a grand facade reminiscent of old romantic films, and it’s the perfect peaceful escape for Riviera charm.
Top tip: Jamie Greenhough, Jet2holidays, Customer Services Advisor
‘Check out the Cours Saleya market for fruits and vegetables, fresh fish and local chickpea flatbreads. You can treat yourself to a beautiful bunch of flowers too.’
Rustic charm in Venice
The winding alleys and picturesque canals of Venice are the perfect setting for any romantic retreat. From serenaded gondola rides to island-hopping across the lagoon, you’ll explore Byzantine and gothic buildings, grand palazzi, markets and ornate bridges.
Just feet from the Grand Canal, Palazzetto Madonna is an elegant Venetian escape
A charming red-brick building located on a quieter canal, Palazzetto Madonna hosts ornate rooms adorned with oil paintings, rich fabrics and dark-wood antiques.
Open eaves in the restaurant offer an insight into the building’s impressive history, while the quiet courtyard garden and the warm glow of candlelight add a pleasant rustic charm to this elegant Venetian escape, just feet from the Grand Canal.
Cultural immersion in Palma
The largest of the Balearic sisters, Majorca blends ancient heritage with cosmopolitan charm for a relaxing beachfront escape. Crowned by a magnificent cathedral looking out to sea, and its neighbouring Almudaina Palace, this is a city of leafy boulevards and cobbled old town streets.
HM Palma Blanc is a newly built hotel for summer 2022 in Palma offering a variety of rooms
A sparkling white sanctuary, HM Palma Blanc contrasts beautifully against the cerulean skies and the glistening turquoise waters of the rooftop pool.
Newly built with sleek lines and neutral colours, this island escape offers a variety of rooms for all tastes and travellers, and the elegant rooftop bar is the perfect place to admire the changing colours of the evening sky.
Find out more and book your holiday: visit Jet2holidays.com/city-breaks