Thought the city of light and romance was out of your league budget-wise? Well, opens a haute hostel this month. Based in the cool 10th arrondissement by Canal Saint-Martin, this is no dingy backpaper joint-we are talking roof terrace with terrace with sunset views of the Sacre-Coeur, en suites and a buzzy bar and restaurant. With Eurostar return tickets Paris is now totally affordable.

Portugal's second-largest city has been under the radar for years, but thanks to a rash of new galleries, restaurants, boutiques and hotels, it is started to get seriously noticed. Take advantage of Easy Jet's flights from Manchester, Bristol, and Luton from April 2015.

Game of Thrones fun? HBO has confirmed part of series five is being filmed around Andalucia's Seville, thanks to the area's Moorish fortresses and lush gardens. Our trip is Casa de Carmona, a Renaissance palace just outside the city where you can wallow in GOT-style opulence but easily take day trips to the city centre.

Switzerland's cosmpoloitan city sits on lake Geneva at the foot of the Jura Mountains. It is a 90-minute flight from tηe UK and has an amazing restauraunt scene ( don't miss Le Flacon in Carouge) 

There is plenty to do in this pretty city on a long weekend . Head to il Campano for great Tuscan food and Leningrad-cafe for late night drinks, cabaret and music. Web surf through: and sites for the cheapest rates!