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5 of the Best European Cities to Visit in 2018
by Maddy Faulkner
With 2018 rapidly approaching, you may be looking to plan your next holiday. Have you considered taking a European city break over a long weekend?
We have compiled a list of 5 of our favourite cities which you should aim to visit in 2018!
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Seville, the capital of Spain’s Andalusia region, is steeped in rich heritage.. Famous for its traditional and intense flamenco dancing as well as delicious tapas food, the city is a must-see destination for those wanting to explore Spain’s past.
You may want to explore the cobbled streets of the Santa Cruz quarter and take in the beautiful architecture or visit the the colossal Gothic cathedral, which is the highlight of the city’s historic centre.
Where to Stay: Hotel Alfonso XII, which is just a five minute walk from the cathedral, is grand hotel decorated in beautiful Spanish style. Double rooms from £196 per night.
Hamburg, a city in Northern Germany and also the country’s largest port, is full of attractions for an action-packed stay. It’s selection of trendy bars, restaurants and hotels vamp up it’s appeal and it’s certainly one to visit in the New Year!
It’s home to Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model railway, which boasts over 10 miles of tracks - it’s incredibly impressive and must be seen to be appreciated. Afterwards, explore Speicherstadt, the largest warehouse district in the world.
Where to Stay: Gastwerk Hotel, a renovated gasworks with industrial-style loft rooms and minimalist decor, offers double rooms from £103 per night.
Rome, Italy’s capital, is renowned for its plethora of art, architecture and culture. It’s a beautiful city with plenty to see and do, for all members of the family.
It’s mild Mediterranean climate attracts millions of visitors per year - but the main attraction will always be the city’s buzz and energetic atmosphere. With plenty of archaeological sites, such as the Colosseum as well as plenty of museums and shops, it will be difficult to plan your activities into one weekend!
Where to Stay: J.K Place Roma, a charming and luxurious townhouse hotel with antique furnishings and tasteful decorations, has double rooms from £337 per night.
Designer hotels, trendy galleries and chic restaurants line the streets of Marseille, which is France’s second largest city.
At the heart of Marseille lies the Old Port, where enviable boats line the quay and there are plenty of mouth-watering fresh seafood restaurants. Notre-Dame de la Garde, which is situated at the highest point of the city, offers spectacular views for miles and is a must-see attraction - make sure you don’t forget to take your camera!
Where to Stay: Mama Shelter Marseille, an urban chic hotel, offers modern and clean bedrooms at affordable prices. Double rooms start from £68 per night.