Eurostar breaks are easy as can be. Hop on the Eurostar from Kings Cross St Pancras in Central London and you can find yourself in top city break destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. City breaks are perfect for a quick weekend away and travelling via Eurostar means you can sit back, relax and enjoy the journey. There’s no need to worry about added stress or hassle at the airport and Eurostar can get you to where you want to go in just a couple of hours. Arrive in Paris within 2 hours 20 minutes or reach Amsterdam within 3 hours 41 minutes. Eurostar gets you to your destination swiftly and in style.
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A getaway to Paris will only take you roughly 2 hours 20 minutes on the Eurostar from London. Once you arrive in the chic city, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into. Amazing sights from the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe to the Louvre and the Notre Dame. Discover the beautiful Gothic architecture that Paris has to offer and enjoy walks down Champs Elyssees where you can indulge in some retail therapy. Dive into typical Parisian culture with fine dining and taste the local cuisine.
Once you’ve seen this wonderful city, head for Disneyland Paris. Every kid’s (and adult’s) dream! Paris is so close to home that it’s a city break that’s worth taking the whole family. Visit the Disney inspired theme parks and enjoy yourself on the attractions and rides. The kids will be entertained by meeting their favourite Disney characters, who they can even take a picture with. Could you love Paris any more?
Wish to head to Amsterdam for a quick break away? Well, a trip with Eurostar only takes 3 hours 41 minutes, so you can be in the buzzing Dutch capital with ease. This wonderful city is truly unique and has so much to offer its visitors. One of the main highlights of the city is of course its winding canals. It’s one of the best ways to get around the city too. Canal cruises are very popular in Amsterdam and with their hop-on-hop-off feature, you can see all the amazing sights whilst experiencing a principal attraction of the city.
Amsterdam is home to an abundance of museums which reflect on the capital’s art and culture, but also, it’s historical past. Anne Frank’s House is well worth a visit during your city break in the capital. Experiencing the cramped conditions that herself and her family stayed in whilst hiding during WWII is definitely something to witness and learn about. On the other hand, Amsterdam are big on bikes. Jump on one to explore the city even quicker, or head to one of the capital’s huge parks like Vondelpark, where you can ride around, admire the lush greenery and finally relax with a picnic.
The Eurostar can take you to Brussels in less than 2 hours from London. Visiting the Belgian capital is the perfect city break, especially for chocolate lovers. With loads of chocolatier shops dotted about the city, it’s hard not to be tempted. However, chocolate isn’t the only thing that Brussels has to offer. Known for its markets, the city’s huge market square, Grand Place is great for walks and exploring the little bits and bobs that are on sale. Grand Place is simply stunning during the evening, when the whole square is lit up, making it the perfect romantic setting for a couples break.
Soak up the nightlife, Belgian style with a relaxed evening sampling the different variations of Belgian beer. With over 400 types of beer, including those of the fruity variety, you’re sure to find one that you love. It’s also a fantastic city for kids to enjoy, with museums such as the Natural Sciences Museum and the Comics Art Museum, there are many entertaining things for the children of the family to enjoy.
Head to the northern French city of Lille in an hour and a half by Eurostar and discover this enchanting destination. Close to the Belgian border, Lille has Flemish influences including its old town. If you’re interested in culture and history, Lille is a fantastic destination for a city break. Art and architecture are two main highlights of this city, including stunning churches and cathedrals. Visit the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Treille and its large square called the Grand Place.
Walk Lille’s cobblestoned streets to catch the essence of the city and admire its surrounding architecture. Lille is also home to wonderful botanical gardens and waterways which are great for lovely daytime walks. Finally, dine at wonderful restaurants which serve local cuisine. Lille cuisine is inspired by French and Flemish influences, creating dishes which are delicious. Try the mussels and oysters! If you’re looking for dessert, Lille has great offerings like savoury crepes.