Take the hassle out of a city break by booking a tour or excursion before you go. The Travel Department has a new range of three-night breaks that include a half-day city tour and, in some cases, have extra excursions on offer too.
Prague: A magical city of bridges, cathedrals, gold tipped towers and church spires. Three nights B&B at the four-star Park Hotel Praha departing Gatwick on March 4, transfers and a half-day city tour for £189 per person.
Krakow: As the former national capital of Poland, Krakow has a history encompassing more than a thousand years and is still a leading cultural centre. Three nights B&B at the three-star Hotel Alexander I, departing from Gatwick on March 4, a full-day excursion to Auschwitz plus half-day walking tour of the city, costs from £219 per person.
Madrid (above): Explore the Royal Palace, buildings and monuments of the Paseo del Prado or enjoy the Spanish city’s vibrant nightlife. Three nights B&B at the three-star Hotel Silken Torre Garden, departing from Gatwick on February 22 or 29 and a city tour costs from £229 per person.
Lisbon: Visit the charming city of Lisbon for three nights B&B at the four-star Hotel Roma, departing from Gatwick on March 5, and a half-day city tour from £239 per person.Spring in Budapest: Discover Budapest’s many UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue and the Millennium Underground Railway while staying three nights B&B at the Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum, departing from Gatwick on March 12 and half-day sightseeing tour from £319 per person.