Awesome Best Friend Getaways

Nothing beats an exciting holiday with your best friend in the whole wide world. With this in mind, here are some of the ‘best’ destinations to hit up with your BFF.

Prague, Czech Republic

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Boasting one of the continent’s most exciting nightclub scenes, it’s no surprise Prague is one of Europe’s most popular tourist spots. Millions of people descend upon Prague every year looking for fun and adventure. It’s perfect for you and your BFF if you’re in the mood for good times, late night dancing, quirky bars and round the clock entertainment. Best of Prague’s summer food festivals

 

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Ah, lovely Lisbon. The city is built among seven hills and is one of the most colourful gems in Europe. A melting pot of different cultures and accents, the Portuguese capital enjoys a vibrant nightlife and nice, warm weather almost all year round. Lisbon has a delicious cuisine which includes dishes like Bacalhau à brás, Carne de Porco Alentejana and Polvo à Lagareiro which are perfect for two. How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Lisbon

 

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Barcelona, Spain

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The sunny Catalonian capital is perfect for a best friend getaway. There are tons of fun activities to do, especially when the weather is nice and hot. Play beach volleyball, take in a cooking class (make your own paella and tapas) and enjoy a tour at Camp Nou, the iconic home of Spanish champions FC Barcelona. Definitely make time for a day trip to Port Aventura too. Spain’s biggest and best theme park is located just south of Barcelona. City Highs: Six Of Barcelona’s Best Rooftop Bars

 

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Amman, Jordan

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Fancy a truly unforgettable adventure with your BFF? Look no further than the incredible city of Amman. One of Ryanair’s most intriguing destinations, Jordan is a gorgeous Middle Eastern gem located on the east side of the Jordan River. Look forward to exploring the Ancient Mosaics of Madaba, the canyons of Petra and camping under the stars in the Wadi Rum Desert. Discover Jordan – Your Gateway to Middle Eastern Culture

 

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Dublin, Ireland

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Lively pubs, traditional music sessions and some of the friendliest people on the planet - there’s something special about a weekend away in Dublin. This jewel of the Emerald Isle is packed with excellent sites to see during the day like the Guinness Storehouse, Phoenix Park, and Trinity College. As the night descends, get ready to let loose in Temple Bar where you’ll enjoy an unforgettable night across Dublin’s busy bars and clubs. Sip a pint of Guinness, pour yourself a whiskey and enjoy the craic. Five of Dublin’s Best Brunch Spots

 

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London, England

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London Eye, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace… Come rain, snow or shine, there’s always something exciting to see in London. If you and your best friend are Harry Potter fans, be sure to check out Warner Bros’ awesome studio tour (and see Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross too). London is one of the most fun, aesthetically pleasing cities in the UK and it’s ideal for that perfect Instagram snap of you two together having a blast.

 

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Bergamo, Italy

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Fancy a trip filled with skiing, snowboarding and ice climbing? If you and your best friend are adventure seekers, then head straight to Bergamo. Based in Italy’s northern Lombardy region, the stunning Alps on the border of Switzerland surround the city of Bergamo. There are tons of excellent ski resorts along the snowy mountain peaks which you’ll love - ice climbing on frozen waterfalls in Valchiavenna is a must. How to Make the Most of a Weekend in Bergamo

 

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Ibiza, Spain

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Party time! With buzzing nightclubs, swimming pools and dance floors galore, you and your best friend will have a ball in Ibiza. If historical sites and museums are not really your scene, then this lively White Isle destination filled with booze and bars is the place for you. They don’t call it Europe’s party capital for nothing. Secret places to visit in Ibiza

 

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Berlin, Germany

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Berlin has the best of both worlds: interesting sights and a brilliant, vibrant nightlife to keep you entertained. Throw some delicious German delights into the mix (snack to your heart’s content on Bratwurst, Sauerbraten and Schnitzel) and it’s a perfect spot for a week away with your bestie. Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall and East Side Gallery are all must-sees. You’ll have a ball exploring Berlin’s vibrant culture and history on foot, before letting your hair down in the German capital’s famous clubs afterwards. 5 of the best nightclubs in Berlin 

 

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Bucharest, Romania

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Avoid all the usual city break clichés with a road trip through Romania and Bulgaria. Improvements to Bucharest’s infrastructure along the coast of the Black Sea has made it an interesting and accessible destination filled with historic sites and interesting culture. Rent a car and explore Bucharest’s Palace of Parliament, cross the Danube, go for a stroll through Ruse and chill out beside the Romanian seaside. Unorthodox and unforgettable. Ryanair Stories: Road Tripping Romania and Bulgaria

 

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Turin, Italy

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Did somebody say wine tasting? If you and your bestie want to chill out with a relaxing, classy break where you’re not under pressure to see everything in a rush, then Turin is your saving grace. Unwind with a week visiting excellent vineyards, tasting delicious coffee, watching fireworks displays at the piazza and sampling the finest wines. Turin is much less touristy than Rome and Milan and is one of Italy’s most under-appreciated, elegant gems. The European Coffee Bucket List

 

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Amsterdam is a cool, affordable — and most importantly — fun city that’s perfect for a best friend getaway. There’s trendy cafés, elegant canals, interesting markets and tons of festivals. We recommend getting your best friend on board and heading along to Mysteryland, which is the longest running music festival in the world. Held every August in Amsterdam, Mysteryland pays homage to the EDM music genre. It’s pretty much a crazy two-day dance party! Things You Definitely Shouldn’t Miss in Amsterdam

 

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