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Short Break Escapes

Pure Vacations guide to short break escapes around the world.

There’s no celebration without champagne! The most elegant and expensive sparkling wine in the world, champagne gets to pop only when the occasion is worthy…
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…
When summer comes and it’s time for a break from Italy’s museums and ruins, the Amalfi Coast lures travelers with an exotic little paradise wrapped…
A land blessed with beautiful rugged coastlines and majestic mountains, Sardinia is an autonomous region of Italy and the second-largest island in the Mediterranean after…
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,…
The party capital of the world, Ibiza surprises travelers with so much more than just sultry clubs, famous DJs, and all night raves. Also known…
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…
Barcelona! A charming European destination that attracts tourists from all over the world without trying too hard to lure them in. Why do millions and…
Tallinn is one of the youngest capitals of Europe but still has a 1,000-year old history and an Old Town that is a UNESCO World…
The hills of Salzburg are still alive with the sound of music. Even if more than 50 years have passed since Julie Andrews made Salzburg…