Our Favourite City Break Getaways

Our Favourite City Break Getaways

We may be known for our superb summer holiday packages, but that’s not to say we’re not totally clued up on city breaks too! Here at Holiday Hypermarket, we LOVE a city break. There are so many fascinating cities just bursting with activities, culture and delicious cuisine to sink your teeth into. Wondering where you should visit next? We’ve pulled out some of our top picks for city breaks packed with fun, culture and that much-needed holiday escapism.


Looking for colourful culture, beautiful beaches and astonishing architecture all in one holiday? Barcelona is the place to go. It’s a vibrant and fun city that has it all! There’s something new to discover around every corner, from the famous art nouveau style architecture of Antoni Gaudi to the largest football stadium in Europe, Camp Nou. Wandering the bustling streets of Barcelona, you’ll be whisked away to a land of fascinating art, tasty tapas and sizzling Spanish sun!

New York

Throw yourself into the life of a New Yorker and visit the Big Apple for a trip like no other. The towering skyscrapers of Manhattan and iconic spots such as Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park will truly take your breath away. With world-class shopping, hearty American cuisine and a nightlife that never stops buzzing, you’re guaranteed a city break to remember. There’s no wonder New York is one of the USA’s most cherished cities. It really is a concrete jungle where dreams are made of!


Journey through the zigzagging streets of Lisbon for a sunny city break with endless activity. You could catch one of the famous yellow trams down to the beach and try out some water sports or opt to meet wildlife with a visit to the local zoo. On the other hand, you could simply spend the day taking in the picturesque scenery of the city. It’s home to a mish-mash of quaint, pastel-coloured buildings and medieval castles. Combine this with the tasty local cuisine and incredible nightlife, and you have all the components of a great city break!

trams in Lisbon


The Icelandic capital offers an adventurous city break with a touch of magic. Think snow-dusted buildings, dips in geothermal lagoons and the chance to see the Northern Lights dancing away in the night sky. The city itself has much to explore, including visiting the striking Hallgrimskirkja cathedral and gazing out across the breath-taking coastline by the famous Sun Voyager sculpture. However, some of the true wonders of Iceland will be found on exhilarating excursions to the likes of glaciers, geysirs and plummeting waterfalls. If you’re looking for something unique and unforgettable, Reykjavik will have your heart.


The ancient city of Dubrovnik combines the old with the new to give you a city break that has the best of both worlds. The beautiful Old Town is scattered with elegant restaurants, shimmering lights, medieval buildings and even some filming spots for Game of Thrones. Aside from the wonder and charm of the old town, Dubrovnik can offer island-hopping tours just off the shore, as well as hip beach bars that will have you dancing by the sparkling waters until the early hours!

Feeling inspired to book your next city break? We’re not surprised – we are too! Take a look at our latest deals and set the countdown to your next adventure.

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