Romantic Citybreaks in Europe Increase as Couples Look for Special Getaways, say Citybreaks-Direct

York, United Kingdom (PressExposure) August 18, 2009 -- Online travel agency, has compiled a list of the most popular destinations for romantic getaways in Europe. With many Brits opting for citybreaks over week long summer holidays, citybreak bargains are being snapped up fast.

Citybreaks in Paris, Rome and Barcelona are particularly popular for couples looking for a romantic getaway, whether it is for a mid-week 3 or 4 night stay, or to take a long weekend away, romanticism seems to be sweeping across the UK.

Jon Pearce of [] says, “Sales for citybreaks have increased over the last several months, and we’ve noticed a correlation towards couples looking for romantic retreats. Couples tend to look for culture rich cities, which have great architecture, great shopping districts, stylish bars and restaurants.”

The most visited citybreak destinations by couples are: Rome Paris Barcelona Prague Venice Florence Berlin Riga Krakow Milan

Jon continues, “The top cities in Europe for citybreaks have everything couples look for, and are easy to get to with short travel times and flights from airports across the UK. We’ve also noticed that since the exchange rate between the Euro and Pound has improved, European citybreak sales have increased.”

The [] travel experts are putting together special new deals for Autumn based on the feedback from customers. Inexpensive, but comfortable accommodation close the city’s main attractions, is the priority for most citybreakers.

About Citybreaks-Direct

Online travel agency [] is part of the Midlands Co-operative Society Group and is a member of ABTA. They specialise in providing affordable flights and accommodation in the top holiday destinations around the world.

Midlands Co-op Travel, incorporating Ilkeston Co-op Travel, is the No 1 independent travel agent in the Midlands.

The other online travel agencies in their network are –

Contact details:
Central House, Hermes Rd
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Tel: 0844 553 3500
Email: email (at) holidays-direct (dot) co (dot) uk

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Press Release Submitted On: August 17, 2009 at 10:43 am
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