The sights and sounds of exploring a new capital on a weekend city break provides the perfect getaway for culture vultures and city-hoppers. At Secret Escapes, our experts negotiate the best deals on city breaks with stunning four and five-star hotels in cities, not only in Europe, but all over the world. Fancy taking in a Broadway show in New York, or climbing the Eiffel Tower in Paris? We've got you covered with luxury getaways at low prices. 

Browse our newest offers now and soon, you'll find yourself gazing out over Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, gliding through the canals of Venice or sinking into the thermal baths of Budapest. Whether you're looking for a Europe city break with friends, or to celebrate an anniversary with a romantic stay in a luxury hotel a little further afield, there’s an incredible array of short breaks to choose from - made even sweeter with our little added extras, such as meals, spa treatments, cruise tickets and more.

Some of our favourite city breaks to explore:

- Venice: February is one of the perfect times to visit Venice during the carnival period. An enticing and exciting array of costumes, events and fireworks await you in addition to the already illustrious allure and romance of Venice itself.
- Barcelona: For those who want sun and city in equal measure, the Spanish capital is the ideal city break for sun-seekers and foodies. Read our guide to Barcelona’s restaurants and bars on The Escapist here.
- Florence: Home to some of the finest Renaissance art around, culture-lovers have been flocking to this Tuscan gem for decades to enjoy a weekend break. Marvel at the Duomo cathedral and Michelangelo’s masterpiece between scoops of gelato and slices of pizza. Bellissimo!
- Lisbon: Grit and glamour blend seamlessly in the picturesque Portuguese capital, not to mention free-flowing sangria and vinho verde (green wine - and yes, you must try it). Plan your city break with the help of our guide to Lisbon.
- Marrakech: Lose yourself in the sights and sounds of Marrakech’s Medina, where the labyrinthine streets are lined with vibrant market stalls and tapestries. Beyond those powder-pink streets, the mish-mash of architecture tells the story of an ever-changing city.
- New York City: The avenues and boulevards of the Big Apple are just a plane ride away: this concrete jungle packs one serious punch. Read our New York City guides here

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