Easter Breaks in the UK

Easter city breaks 2016: 10 European getaways to celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend

Head for sunnier climes this Easter

If you want to escape the dodgy UK weather why not head to Europe on a short jaunt with the family this Easter?

Whether you're looking for a sandy beach a la the Algarve or want to immerse yourself in a bit of history courtesy of our EU neighbours in Germany we've spotted some amazing value deals that will keep the whole family smiling ear to ear over the school holidays.

Take a look at the best deals going right now - and get booking before it's too late.

1. Amsterdam

Explore the canals of Amsterdam

The deal: 3 days/2 nights hotel stay and London flights. Prices start from £146pp.

Why you should visit: The best place to see this city is from the water, that's why staying at the unique floating hotel, Amstel Botel, situated in the centre of Amsterdam's river Lj is ideal for those wanting to kick back over the Easter holidays.

There's a complimentary ferry to Central station for when you want to head off and explore the cultural hub of the city and a string of outdoor markets.

2. Rome


Visit the iconic Coliseum in the romantic city

The deal: 3 nights stay at the 4 star Novotel Roma Eur and flights. Prices from £192pp.

Why you should visit: Stay at the uber modern and stylish 4-star hotel, designed by the renowned Giannone Petricone architects. When you can pull yourself away from your hotel get out an explore the city's rich artistic history and romantic atmosphere.

3. Brussels

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Grand Place deserves it's UNESCO World Heritage Site title

The deal: 1/2 nights for two at 4-star hotel with optional breakfast. Price from £55pp

Why you should visit: If you book this deal you'll be a stone's throw away from Brussel's Magritte Museum and the Grand Palace. Modern art lovers can get lost in the city's iconic Atomium structure before exploring one of several exhibitions in the museum.

4. Barcelona

Warm welcome: Bask on Barcelona's beaches

The deal: 2 nights stay and flights from £149pp

Why you should visit: A mix on sun, sea and culture Barcelona is a great all rounder with a little something for everyone. If you like art head to the Picasso Museum or prefer savouring gourmet delights hang out at La Boqueria or the trendy Sant Antoni near the Gothic Quarter.

5. Portugal

The stunning Algarve coastline will make you want to stay forever

Why you should visit: What better way to crack open you Easter egg than on the beach in the Algarve.

This deal from Teletext Holidays won't burn a hole in your purse and the whole family will enjoy staying at the Tivoli Marina Portimao hotel, situated next to the Portimao Marina - ideal for a spot of shopping or dining out.

The Roman Coliseum6. Prague


If you love Gothic architecture, you'll adore Prague

The deal: 2 night B&B accommodation and flights (departing from various locations). Prices from £199pp

Why you should visit: The Czech Republic's stunning capital has more than enough to keep you occupied during a short break.

Lap up the city's grand architecture and even grander palaces and castles. Explore the city's Old Town while dining alfresco on a traditional rohlík (a Czech version of the hot dog).

7. Paris

Be in the city of love in less just two hours

The deal: Eurostar tickets and hotel accommodation from £153pp

Why you should visit: Take the two hour Eurostar to Paris and you'll be left with plenty of time to uncover some new spots in one of the most adored cities in the world.

Make your friends jealous with snaps of the outstanding historical buildings of Le Marais or head to the hip South Pigalle where you'll find the hottest clubs and bars.

8. Budapest


Style AND substance is what Budapest has to offer

The deal: 2 nights stay at a 4-star hotel plus flights, from 99pp

Why you should visit: Live like a king or queen for the weekend in Budapest with a stay at NH Budapest City hotel which boasts state of the art spa facilities and treatment rooms or relax at the sleek and stylish Eurostars Budapest Center. Both are located with the city's best attractions at your doorstep.

9. Berlin

Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate looks most impressive after dark

The deal: 3 nights stay and flights from £97.56pp

Why you should visit: Located in the famous Alexanderplatz Square, the Grand city hotel in Berlin is the ideal pit-stop after a day sightseeing around the German capital - be it on a city bike tour or on foot at your own pace.

10. Dublin

Dublin's crowining glory is its castles

The deal: 4 star hotel and flights from £181pp

Why you should visit: Not only is Dublin the perfect city break for those looking to discover nearby natural wonders like the Wicklow mountains.

And there's also plenty on offer if you want to stay close to your hotel with iconic landmarks like St Patrick's Cathedral standing like a beacon in the heart of the city.

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