Eight Cities in Europe Spring Break — and What’s Changing When You’re Away | Travel

In the city’s open-air museum, Rome The novelty lies in the discovery. That could be a new behind-the-scenes visit to the hatmaker and shoemaker’s workshop offered by the Rome Cavalieri hotel (waldorfastoria3.hilton.com), or the Vatican deal on February 27 (and every Sunday). last of the month) when all museums are open for free admission. (m.museivaticani.va) and if you are tired of great monuments The Museum of Civilization also hosts an exhibition of 100 relaxing Italian landscapes (museocivilta.cultura.gov.it). Hotels from Bulgari, Edition and Six Senses will all open this year. Like the Nobu Hotel, it’s definitely going to be the headlines. Meanwhile, Orazio Palace waited near St. Peter’s Basilica
details Double the B&B from £142 (hoteloraziopalace.it)

World of Banksy Exhibition in St Michael’s Church, Prague

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2. Prague

The Czech capital has always had an instinct for an eye-catching culture. And this year there is everything from Grandmaster exhibitions in the palace. Schwarzenberg (ngprague.cz) to Banksy in St Michael’s Church. (theworldofbanksy.cz) Charles Bridge has long been a tourist favorite. But now the dam in Vltava is becoming popular with restaurants and street performers. in May The music scene will be official with the Prague Spring International Festival, which covers concerts at venues including the majestic Rudolfinum and Art Nouveau-style civic house. (festival.cz) For new accommodation, Andaz has just opened in the neoclassical-style Sugar Palace, near Wenceslas Square.
details
B&B doubles from £322 (hyatt.com).

Swimming pool at ME Barcelona

Swimming pool at ME Barcelona

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3. Barcelona

The Catalan capital is a feast for the eyes. And there’s a new observatory on the 38th floor of Torre Glories, a melon-shaped skyscraper designed by Jean Nouvel (miradortorre glories.com). From here, you might hear the engine’s acceleration on the racetrack in the bar. Celona hosts the Spanish Grand Prix in May. There’s even more noise in the new Moco Museum in Palacio Cervello, which showcases contemporary art from Andy Warhol to Julian Opie (mocomuseum.com). Among the new hotels ME Barcelona on Passeig de Gracia are a rooftop bar and swimming pool.
details Double room only from £221 (melia.com).

New York Cafe in Budapest

New York Cafe in Budapest

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4. Budapest

In a city that doesn’t know modern architecture, the Japanese redesigned House of Hungarian Music stands out. This culturally centered concert hall was the first of many museums planned for City Park, and the mushroom-shaped roof also has holes for trees. (ligetbudapest.hu) Meanwhile The sumptuous Neo-Renaissance Hungarian State Opera House will reopen in March after five years of renovations. With some of the most cost-effective ticket prices in the world (opera.hu) as well as Vienna. Budapest is famous for its coffee shops. and the gilded New York café is a long-standing landmark. Now it’s still a rebranded hotel, Anantara New York Palace.
details Twin rooms only from £132 (anantarahotels.com)

A room at the Airelles Hotel looks out over the gardens of Versailles.

A room at the Airelles Hotel looks out over the gardens of Versailles.

5. Paris

In the near term of 2024 as the host of the Olympics The City of Light seems to train thousands of cyclists through ever-growing routes. This green area extends to the top of the building. In particular, Porte de Versailles, the world’s largest urban farm, is located on the Paris Expo building. Meanwhile, a key newcomer to the gallery scene, with the former great grain exchange, the Bourse. de Commerce, now home to modern art (pinaultcollection.com) New luxury hotel Airelles live in the gardens of Versailles. (airelles.com), but for a taste of Parisian creativity, try Chouchou by Opéra.
details Double the B&B from £227 (en.chouchouhotel.com)

st mark's basilica venice

st mark’s basilica venice

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6. Venice

If you’re in a hurry, you’ll catch up with Carnival with big balls and elaborate masks (until March 1). If not, fear not. There’s always a Biennale, which starts in April. Main shows are at the Arsenale and the Central Pavilion, as well as works by 213 artists from 58 countries (labiennale.org). St. Mark’s Square celebrates the 16th-century Procuratie Vecchie on the north side of the square. Reopened after renovations by architect David Chipperfield, Ca’ di Dio on the Rio dell’ Arsenale is a new hotel with an open-air restaurant overlooking the lake.
details B&B doubles from £279 (vretreats.com).

The Humboldt Forum, Berlin

The Humboldt Forum, Berlin

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7. Berlin

The big cultural news in the German capital is the opening of the Humboldt Forum in an entirely new palace building. The forum includes Asian and Ethnographic Museums as well as all kinds of performance-based spaces. (humboldtforum.org) as Berlin can’t hold back. On the other end of the spectrum is the new disgusting food museum. which is as stated on the tin (disgustingfoodmuseum.berlin) In all respects, the journey to Berlin has been greatly enhanced with a new airport. which finally opened after a lot of delays Being in the city is always rewarding, and the newly opened Romy Hotel near the main train station is no exception.
details Double the B&B from £75 (amanogroup.de)

NDSM Wharf, Amsterdam

NDSM Wharf, Amsterdam

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8. Amsterdam

The city’s new, independent cultural hub is NDSM Wharf, an old shipyard on the banks of the IJ River in Amsterdam Noord with a vibrant artist community. Bars and restaurants galore (ndsm.nl). Although gigantic cruise ships may be overshadowed by colossal cruise ships, locks on the North Sea canal now provide access to the berth. Speaking of giants, the city’s largest 650-room hotel in Amsterdam RAI was recently opened by a university.
details Double rooms only from £130 (nhow-hotels.com).

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