Get the best deals for city breaks from Birmingham, whether you're planning a summer getaway to the bright sun-kissed resorts of the Mediterranean or a romantic weekend getawatay in one of Europe's charismatic capital cities.
Birmingham Airport is one of the top ten busiest airports in the country, serving approximately ten million passengers each year and providing regular flights to dozens of destinations across the world.
Some of most popular city breaks destinations from Birmingham:
One of the warmest and sunniest cities in Europe, Málaga overlooks several stunning sandy beaches and has some of the most vibrant nightlife in Spain. Visit the extraordinary Alcazaba and learn about the city's profound Moorish and Roman heritage, see Málaga's majestic cathedral, and take the family to the superb Tivoli World attraction in the Benalmádena district. You should also spend some time in the Museo Picasso, a museum dedicated to one of the world's most distinguished artists, Pablo Picasso, which is located only 200 metres from where he was born.
Another city blessed with an enviably warm, sunny climate, Alicante is also home to many fantastic sandy beaches, and is dominated by the medieval Santa Bárbara Castle, from where you can enjoy spectacular views. Go to the award-winning Archaeological Museum of Alicante to learn about the city's most famous residents, head to the magnificent Canelobre Caves for the afternoon, or just relax and soak up the sun on the vast Playa de San Juan beach.
If you've never been to the City of Lights, there are probably at least half a dozen places on your must-see list, from the iconic Eiffel Tower to the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Paris is also revered for its Musée d'Orsay art gallery, the stupendous Palais Garnier, and picturesque Jardin du Luxembourg. It is also just a short drive from the enormous fun-filled Disneyland Paris theme park.
Visit the splendid National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and then explore beautiful Dublin Castle before heading to the Guinness Storehouse where you can learn about Ireland's most famous drink. You could also have a long stroll in Phoenix Park, which is one of the largest urban parks in Europe and even has its own deer grazing area.
In cosmopolitan Frankfurt, you can observe a fascinating natural history exhibition at the Naturmuseum Senckenberg, and then see the pictorial medieval Römer building in the historic Altstadt district. Visit the terrific Staedel Museumm, see the striking Cathedral of St. Bartholomew, and learn about the history of German cinema by visiting the Deutsches Filmmuseum (German Film Museum).
Fiercely futuristic Dubai is noted for its mesmerising Burj Khalifa skyscraper and dazzling Dubai Fountains, and is also home to one of the world's most luxurious hotels, the Burj Al Arab. Visit the acclaimed Dubai Mall, and then cool off at the Wild Wadi Waterpark or the Aquaventure Waterpark.