5 creative cities for weekend getaways

Thanks to cheap airlines, it's never been easier to hop on a plane for the weekend and visit one Europe's cool and arty cities. Whether you're on the hunt for for historical architecture, modern design museums or fancy exploring a new district after dark, taking yourself off the weekend and experiencing a new culture really is a great way to get inspired and, come Monday, bursting with fresh ideas.

Here we round up some of our favourites, as well as a few recommendations of where to hang out.

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