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City breaks to visit flying from Liverpool John Lennon Airport

There are many reasons why people choose Liverpool John Lennon Airport to fly from for a well-deserved city break.

With plenty of destinations to visit, here are some of the many locations to add to your city break itinerary bucket list when travelling from the North West’s faster, easier, friendlier airport.

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Destination – Reykjavik, Iceland

Flight time – 2hrs 50mins

Currency – Icelandic króna (kr, ISK)

If waterfalls, glaciers, volcanos, geothermal pools are what you’re destining for as part of your well-earned city break, then Reykjavik is your perfect location.

 A capital packed with fabulous attractions and great places to eat and drink, Reykjavik is a popular city to visit during the Winter months to catch glimpse of the world-famous Northern Lights but is also a must to visit in the summer months on Polar Day, where the sun remains visible for a full 24 hours.

Things not to miss when visiting Reykjavik include the Blue Lagoon, radiant blue, mineral-rich pool, where visitors can soak and relax all day, The Golden Circle, comprising of three of Iceland’s natural attractions, Thingvellir National Park, the exploding hot springs of Geysir and the almighty Gullfoss waterfall, and Lutheran church, Hallgrimskirkja known for its curved spine and side wings. 

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Destination – Rome, Italy 

Flight time – 2hr 45mins

Currency – Euro (€, EUR)

Whether you’re following the tracks of past emperors, paying the Pope a visit, brushing up on your art knowledge or just simply trying to find the best slice of pizza, there’s something to suit a diverse range of tastes when visiting Rome.

Rome is the ideal location for arts and culture fanatics as well as sightseeing lovers, from the jaw dropping historic Colosseum to the breath-taking works from Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Raphael across the city, there is no denying how beautiful Rome is.

Things not to miss when visiting Rome include the Vatican Gardens, Sant’Ignazio Church, San Lorenzo, and of course a visit to Via Vodice to try out the city’s finest gelato!

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Destination – Paris, France

Flight time – 1hr 30mins

Currency – Euro (€, EUR)

Renowned as one of the most beautiful and intriguing cities in Europe, the ‘City of Love’ Paris is the perfect location for a romantic break as well as family fun.

Paris is a sight-seers paradise, from famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, River Seine and Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris. Families traveling to the city can enjoy the magical Disneyland Paris.

Other places in the city not to miss include the world’s first elevated park, Promenade Plantee, and unique watering hole, Andy Wahloo, decorated with 70s Moroccan kitchen materials and serves up an array of gorgeous cocktails. 

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Destination – Krakow, Poland

Flight time – 2hr 30mins

Currency – Polish złoty

Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend away, the perfect stag or hen do destination or simply somewhere new to explore, Krakow in Poland is the perfect place.

Famously recognised as one of Europe’s most stunning cities, Krakow is filled with an assortment of beautiful architecture, including gothic, renaissance and baroque, as well as Wawel Cathedral, Royal Castle and Saint Mary’s Basilica.

Things not to miss on your visit include Rynek Glówny, the biggest medieval market square in Europe, The Jewish Quarter, and The Bones of the Wawel Dragon, whether you believe it the real bones belong to a Polish Dragon or not, it’s definitely worth a visit!

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Destination – Dublin, Ireland

Flight time – 1hr

Currency – Euro (€, EUR)

Immerse yourself in its vibrant culture, when jumping a quick flight from Liverpool to must-see destination, Dublin!

With buildings dating all the way back to 988 AD, the city is rich with both history and character, not to mention the old-fashioned pubs that are dotted across the city.

Staying in Dublin city centre means you’ll be in the heart of everything and only a few minutes’ walk from pub to pub, with choices such as the popular Temple Bar to The Vintage Cocktail Club.

Things not to miss while visiting include The Leprechaun Museum, immersing yourself in all things Leprechaun, Dublin Zoo, the picturesque Trinity College and opulent Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

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Destination – Frankfurt, Germany

Flight time – 1hr 45mins

Currency – Euro (€, EUR)

Enjoy the best of German culture including 80 museums, beautiful green spaces and a variety of culinary experiences just waiting for you to try when visiting Frankfurt.

The city located in Germany is bursting with over 1,000 years of history, making it the perfect location for travellers of all ages.

Things not to miss while visiting Frankfurt include the iconic square Römerberg home to a host of delights from historic markets to picturesque buildings, Main Tower, the city’s only skyscraper with a publicly accessible viewing platform, and Kleinmarkthalle a food market comprising of some 156 stalls selling all kinds of fresh foods, produce and flowers. 

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Destination – Budapest, Hungary

Flight time – 2hr 25 mins

Currency – Hungarian Forints

Must see city break, Budapest is fast becoming one of the most visited cities in Europe and is full to the brim with things to do and see. 

The cultural Hungarian hub has something for everyone, from magnificent architecture, outdoor thermal pools, jaw-dropping street art to old ruin pubs.

Things not to miss on your visit include St. Stephens Basilica, Széchenyi Baths, and the Chain Bridge on the Danube River. Attracting thousands of visitors each year, the city’s Sziget Festival is one of the of the largest European music festivals.

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Destination – Barcelona, Spain 

Flight time – 2hr 30mins

Currency – Euro (€, EUR)

There are endless reasons why people pick Barcelona as their number one choice with taken a city break, from sunshine, tapas, and sangria by the jug full, the city is the perfect getaway.

The capital of the country’s Catalan community, Barcelona is packed full of restaurants and bars, medieval architecture and parks. Whether you pay a visit to the bustle of Las Ramblas or take a trip up to the Gaudí masterpiece that is Park Güell, the city has so much to offer.

Things not to miss on your visit include Gaudí’s unfinished church of the Sagrada Família,and FC Barcelona Museum and of course, Camp Nou.

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Destination – Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Flight time – 1hr 15mins

Currency – Euro (€, EUR)

Amsterdam is a must city to visit on your city break itinerary list, from its eccentric cafés, iconic canals, and characteristic streets, the Dutch capital is perfect to visit no matter the time of year.

The city offers beautiful architecture, numerous canal bridges, to bars serving up locally brewed Heineken. Getting around Amsterdam is stress-free and straightforward, so you’ll be in close reach to everything if you stay in the city centre. 

Things not to miss when visiting include Museum of Bags and Purses, Tassenmuseum Hendrijke, the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank Huis, and the Heineken Experience.

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