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City Breaks

Pure Vacations guide to city breaks around the world.

There’s no season more magical than the holiday season in Europe. Many European cities put on their winter fairytale clothes adorned with a faerie of…
The Italians call it La Serenissima (the most serene). However, the tourist crowds that invade its picturesque cobbled streets and spectacular canals are always accompanied…
Rumor has it that it’s always the best time to go to Amsterdam! And the rumor is true. Amsterdam is a vibrant city always ready…
Lake Como is one of the most popular destinations in Italy and a haven for the rich and famous. However, the lake’s beauty doesn’t gravitate…
Italy’s glamorous fashion capital, where the rhythm is fast paced and the shopping is world class, Milan lies at the foot of the Alps, in…
A vibrant metropolis with its own amazing beach? It’s possible! Barcelona is the city that has it all. The superb architecture, the awarded restaurants, the…
Call it a cliché but Paris is above all the city of romance! You can’t strip Paris of its romance no matter how hard you…
Surrounded by the Vltava River that snakes its way around the beautiful Cesky Krumlov Castle, this Czech town can easily become the setting of a…
All roads might not lead to Rome anymore but this doesn’t mean Rome is less spectacular and fascinating than it was back when the Roman…
Tourists flock to Santa Fe to discover the fascinating city perched on a 7,000-foot desert plateau and guarded by mountain ranges. Santa Fe is fascinating,…
And simply fascinating! Prague is a fabulous destination for a city break, especially if you’re living in Europe. It’s a splendid city rich in history,…
Forget all you know about Russia for one moment and rediscover it through the majestic St Petersburg. The former capital of the Russian Empire, St…