Have you always wanted to discover a city with “old world charm” or spend some time along the “glittering blue” horizon of the Mediterranean?

There are plenty of choices when it comes to choosing your next city break, starting at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Here are some of the best destinations to visit this year for a weekend or four-night stay (all are direct Jet2 flights from the airport).

Some of the best city breaks from Leeds Bradford Airport


Flight duration: 2 hours 35 minutes (going out), 2 hours 40 minutes (coming back)

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Krakow is a good idea whatever the weather and has been described by Jet2 as “a real beauty that'll sweep you off your feet and be kind to your wallet too.”

Tourists can expect to see cobbled roads, medieval houses and grand squares which make up the walkable UNESCO-listed Old Town.

The airline adds: “Getting lost among its warren of backstreets is pure magic, but you'll find extra charm in the dumpling-serving restaurants and dinky vodka bars. Hear that tinkle of jazz? Follow it down into the underground cellar bars for atmospheric live music – it's just the start of Krakow's vibrant nightlife scene.

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“Over in Kazimierz, the former Jewish Quarter, synagogues, flea markets and edgy bars steal the spotlight.

“When you're not exploring these culture-stuffed areas, venture out for day trips to remember."


Flight duration: 2 hours 50 minutes (going out), 3 hours 10 minutes (coming back)

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Whether you have always dreamed of standing in front of the Trevi Fountain to make a wish or Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, now could be your chance.

There are plenty of flights available over the next few months to Rome from Leeds Bradford Airport.

Jet2 says: “From the Ancient Romans to the Renaissance, Rome’s played a starring role in many mega moments in time.

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“Walk in the footsteps of Emperors at the magnificent marble Pantheon and see where gladiators once fought at the captivating Colosseum one minute, then sip Negronis like a Fellini film star on a rooftop bar the next.

“As for the shopping, that’s sensational too. Throw in leafy parks, bustling piazzas and old-school coffee shops on every corner to top it all off.

“When evening falls, call by ivy-clad Trastevere for buzzy bars and the best pizza bianca in town.”


Flight duration: 2 hours 20 minutes (going out), 2 hours 25 minutes (coming back)

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Wondering what you could get up to in Nice? Jet2 comments: “Stroll along the blissful promenade and take in the glittering blue horizon of the Mediterranean, edged by an enchanting Old Town of pastel-coloured townhouses and stylish architecture.

“Nice couldn’t be more of a masterpiece if it tried. It’s a fine example of what’s so fab about cities in the South of France, as it offers rich culture rolled together with a beautiful coastline.

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“The often-dubbed French Riviera is a place to not only recline by the sea but to explore classic centres that have been the subject of books and films for decades. It’s glam but wholesome in all the right places.”


Flight duration: 2 hours 35 minutes (going out), 2 hours 45 minutes (coming back)

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Barcelona is the “ultimate city by the sea” according to Jet2.

The airline explains: “Prepare to be wowed by the genius of Gaudí at La Sagrada Familia, explore the epic waterfront and get lost among the city’s quirky neighbourhoods. Looking for family fun? An aquarium and magic fountains should do the trick.”

If you’re looking for more relaxing activities, you can visit Barceloneta Beach with its “cool” seaside bars and restaurants.

Jet2 adds: “But things get even more exciting at night thanks to Barcelona’s love for dining, drinking and good times.

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“Go tapas-tasting and cava sipping around El Born, where crowds from tiny bars spill out onto the streets. Check out the al fresco entertainment along La Rambla and swing by the odd rooftop bar for a G&T or two.”


Flight duration: 2 hours 15 minutes (going out), 2 hours 15 minutes (coming back)

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Jet2 says Prague brings you the “edgy atmosphere” of Central Europe in “one easy-to-explore city”.

“The Czech capital joins the dots between ancient castles, Gothic churches and Soviet structures,” the airline explains.

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“This is an anything goes kinda place, where grand cubist cafés and a spire-topped skyline mix with offbeat dive bars and graffiti-strewn peace walls.

“Add in a love of stein-clinking beer halls and you’ll soon see why free-spirited Prague is famed for letting its hair down."

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Visitors can also expect to take in the “old world charm”.

Jet2 adds: “The lantern-lit Charles Bridge and Old Town’s Astronomical Clock are simply the stuff of storybooks.

“A fascinating Jewish Quarter and alternative art scene add another cultural layer of fascination to this must-see city, whatever time of year you visit.”