Done all your Xmas shopping? Want to get away from it all before the party season starts? Or maybe you want to go somewhere different to do the last of your Xmas shopping and enjoy a few days away from the snow.Here we give you our recommendations for that last minute city break before the hustle and bustle of Xmas and the New year.
Even if you have done your shopping for everyone else, why not treat yourself to something from the many designer shops in this fashion capital. As well as shops there are some wonderful pieces of architecture, such as the 15th centure Sforzesco Castle and the Duomo, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. There are also exquisite restaurants and bars in which to spend your evenings. With a car hire in Milan
you can make the most of your city break.
There are lots of xmas markets in Berlin where you can enjoy a glass of mulled wine and eat baked cinnamon stars. You can also buy handmade ornaments and toys and be entertained by choirs and performers. Berlin has a chequered history which you can get a feel for when you walk along the remains of the Berlin Wall which was demolished in 1990. For a relaxing afternoon why not stroll through the Charlottenburg gardens, in the grounds of the 17th century summer home of Queen Sophie-Charlotte. Why not hire a car in Berlin
and visit the zoo and aquarium or the Grunewald forest?
You won't find any snow in Madrid, maybe a little rain but at least it won't be cold! The captial of Spain Madrid is cultural and historic. Here you can also shop if you so wish, especially if you like shoes and leather goods. Amongst the many bars Cerveceria Alemana is worth a visit, an establishment frequented by many famous actors and writers, most notably Ernest Hemmingway. Madrid is also the home of the largest bullfighting arena in Spain. There are so many things to see and do, so a car hire in Madrid
is a must!Are you planning a last minute trip before Xmas? Where would be your ideal destination?