Our Favourite Quick Getaways in 2020

25 May 2020

Our Favourite Quick Getaways in 2020

If you’d like to get abroad this year but don’t want to travel too far or be away for too long, how about one of our short break ideas? These short city breaks are perfect for a weekend away – easier and safer but with no compromise on adventure! Have a look at our suggested quick getaways by train below.


Berlin City Break by Rail – 3 nights

Fancy visiting the fascinating German capital? You can get to Berlin in one day from London, via Brussels and Cologne. Spend the weekend sampling the sights and be back to London in time for dinner on Monday.


Amsterdam and Delft – 4 nights

Just one Eurostar journey takes you to the heart of Amsterdam, with 2 nights to explore before heading for the lovely city of Delft, only an hour away. You might also like our 5-night Amsterdam and Rotterdam itinerary – with direct Eurostar services in both directions.


Glacier and Bernina Express – 3 nights

Sample the best scenic rail journeys of Switzerland in one whirlwind tour over four days. Enjoy fabulous journeys on the Glacier and Bernina Expresses as well as overnight stops in pretty Brig and Chur – the oldest town in the country.

London to the Top of Europe – 3 nights

Make tracks for Interlaken in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, with a night in the cultural city of Basel en route. Climb one of the highest peaks in Switzerland by train and take in the sensational views from the summit. 


Norway in a Nutshell – 4 nights

Another scenic bonanza over just 5 days, with a flight to Bergen, a breathtaking train journey from Bergen to Oslo, a ride aboard the famous Flam Railway AND a spectacular fjord cruise.

Prague without Flying – 5 nights

For those who have a little more time to spare, why not make the journey to Prague without getting on a plane? Travel outbound via the charming town of Erfurt in central Germany and then back via historic Nuremberg.

For more information, visit our Short Breaks Inspiration page or give us a call on 020 3322 7741.