With over one million passengers using Cardiff Airport every year, this busy hub is a great place from which to start your holidays. With 14 different airlines flying to a range of destinations, there are plenty of options for those wanting a city break vacation. Cities within easy reach of Cardiff include the likes of Dublin, Edinburgh, Zurich and Paris, perfect cities for an enjoyable urban experience. Here's a selection of some of the top City breaks available from Cardiff Airport.
Air Malta offers seasonal flights to the popular Mediterranean island, and city breaks in the historic renaissance city of Valletta are proving increasingly popular. With some of the most dramatic architecture and scenery in Europe, eclectic cuisine, and a friendly, laid-back vibe, Malta's capital Valletta has everything you could need for a city holiday.
If you would like to visit Switzerland then Helvetic Airways offers scheduled departures to Zurich. Voted the world's most liveable city by Monocle magazine, Zurich is located on a lake large and surrounded by Alpine mountains. With medieval timber architecture, baroque churches and a traditional, peaceful feel, Zurich is great for a relaxing weekend. And with beautiful countryside on your doorstep, the city is also a great starting point for those wishing to embark on walking or activity holidays.
KLM Cityhopper, meanwhile, fly direct from Cardiff to Amsterdam, one of the world's top tourist destinations. With miles of picturesque and sedate canals, intriguing coffee shops and world class culture, Amsterdam has something for everyone. Why not stop in at the city's world renowned museums to check out Rembrandt and Van Gogh artworks, visit the Anne Frank house or spend an afternoon touring the Heineken brewery?
So with plenty of locations available for your city break from Cardiff Airport, what are you waiting for? Get in contact with a travel agent and book your weekend away.