Five city breaks to whisk mum away on this Mother’s Day
With Mother’s day right around the corner, and the weather finally warming up there is no better time than the present to treat your mum to a weekend away on a cultural city break.
With so many diverse and interesting places in Europe to visit, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a destination, luckily the experts over at The Baltic Travel company have given their top five city break destinations to take mum away on this mother’s day weekend.
Copenhagen is fast becoming one of the must-see destinations in the Nordic regions for its mixture of great food, fantastic museums and awe-inspiring architecture and murals. There are so many things to see and do in this colourful city, from museum hopping, to hiring bikes and cycling round the famous canals to snapping the famous Mermaid sculpture you will be truly spoilt for choice.
Budapest has always been on the radar as a top European city break mainly due to its cheap prices and fantastic historical offering. There are so many things to do in this fantastic city that you may find yourself trying to cram it all in, a few of the more renowned things to do are to visit the famous thermal bath spas, head to the Buda Castle and take a look at the fantastic architecture of the Hungarian Parliament building.
Another Nordic speciality, Stockholm, is a truly up and coming place to visit, with travellers flocking to the city to snap its fascinating architecture and Nordic style scenery. A few of the top attractions to visit are the Vasa Museum, Stockholm Palace and Skansen Swedish history museum – all fantastic places to take mum for a slice of Swedish culture.
Known for its art, architecture, and the famous Gaudi-designed Sagrada church, Barcelona is a truly buzzing city both day and night. Whether it’s indulging in the Spanish cuisine, hitting the beach or doing a bit of sightseeing in the city centre, you will constantly be on the move in this cosmopolitan capitol of Spain.
Reykjavik in Iceland is the perfect destination for those looking to indulge in some authentic and artsy city design whilst also taking in the natural landscape. If you’ve got time why not whisk mum away to the Blue Lagoon spa and enjoy an afternoon of relaxation and pampering.