European City Break offers from ITAA members

European City Breaks

This week we have rounded up a selection of the best offers available from ITAA members

 

Madrid, 9th October, 3 nights, from €265 pp

Visit the vibrant city of Madrid this autumn with Kane’s Travel for a holiday full of art, music, culture and excellent gastronomy. Few cities can boast the artistic pedigree of Madrid, where you can visit the home-grown talents such Goya and Velázquez in the Prado Museum or see the masterpieces of Picasso, Dalí and Miró in the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. For the more active holidaymaker, why not take a tour of the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, home of Real Madrid, or head to the popular park of Parque el Retiro, complete with a lake, monuments, sculptures and an abundance of gorgeous trees. By evening, choose from local tapas bars, Michelin-starred restaurants or modern rooftop cocktail bars for panoramic city views and a taste of the city’s infamous nightlife.

 

The 3* Tryp Madrid Gran Vía is ideally located for exploring historic Madrid. The Royal palace and Madrid Cathedral are 10 minutes’ walk away, while the Art Triangle and Retiro Park are within 15 minutes’ walk. The hotel is located just next to Gran Vía Metro Station. The hotel serves a buffet breakfast daily and has a café-bar. Various bars, restaurants and the excellent shopping district of Gran Via are all just minutes away.

 

Price includes: flights and 3 nights B&B, based on 2 adults sharing double room.

 

For more information on this deal available from Kane’s Travel visit:

http://itaa.ie/2016/07/20/autumn-breaks/

 

 

Riga, Latvia, 26th September 2016, 3 nights, from €339 pps

Head to Riga, the largest city of the Baltics, this autumn and discover a mixture of the medieval and the contemporary. Situated at the mouth of the River Daugava, this charming, cosmopolitan city offers a real mix of architectural styles with its Gothic churches, medieval buildings of the Old Town and exquisite Art Nouveau structures.

This break with Travel Escapes includes a walking tour where you can discover the hidden architectural delights of the city including the medieval maze of the Old Town with the striking Powder Tower, home to the Latvian War Museum, and the central Dome Square. With its cobbled streets, narrow lanes and hidden courtyards, you will think that you have stepped back in time. However, the city also has all the trappings of a modern capital, with efficient and affordable public transportation, excellent shopping, great nightlife and range of restaurants.

The 4-star Bellevue Park Hotel Riga is located next to the picturesque Victory Park, a short walk from the city’s Old Town. All the rooms are bright and furnished in Scandinavian style. The hotel has 2 restaurants, the Park Restaurant and the Bellevue Restaurant on the 10th floor, which offers panoramic views of the city.

Price includes: Return flights Dublin to Riga, airport transfer to your hotel, 3 nights accommodation based on 2 sharing, buffet breakfast each morning, morning tour of Riga, services of our representative for coach transfers and tour, check-in of 1 bag of 15kgs per room booked.

 

For more information on this deal available from Travel Escapes & Cruisescapes visit:

http://itaa.ie/2016/07/19/riga/

 

 

Bruges, Selected dates up to November 2016, 3 nights, from €469 pp

Bruges is Europe’s most perfectly preserved medieval town, full of beautiful architecture and picturesque canals. This compact city also has outstanding art, traditional bars and excellent cuisine. Take a walk through the narrow streets or a boat trip on a canal and be charmed by the atmosphere of this delightful Flanders city.

 

This escorted tour to Bruges with Riviera Travel includes tours of all the main attractions including the main square with the belfry, the Burg with the Basilica of the Holy Blood, and a boat trip along one of the canals. You will also have the opportunity to visit Ypres, the thought-provoking tour of the First World War battlefields and see how a local traditional chocolatier makes the famous Belgium chocolates.

 

Price includes: Return flights from Dublin Including Taxes and Checked in Bag , return coach transfer to your hotel, three nights, with breakfast at a  four-star  hotel in superb locations in the heart of the old preserved town, guided walking tour of historic Bruges, visit to a chocolatier, visit to Ypres and a tour of the First World War battlefields escorted by our experienced tour manager.

 

For more information on this deal available from Riviera Travel visit:

http://itaa.ie/2015/08/27/bruges-tour/

 

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