Whether you’re searching for a long weekend away or an escorted city break, we have a wealth of cultural, tropical and relaxing trips for you to experience. Thanks to the continued expansion and improvement of short-haul flights, short breaks are continuing to become more popular.
In more recent years, the ability to jet away on escorted city breaks further afield to the likes of north Africa and Russia has grown exponentially. Our four and five-night getaways will take you across the globe, from Portugal and Malta to Iceland and Jordan; experience all the wonders of the world with a well-deserved short break away.
Get away for an adventure with Jules Verne. No matter where you’re venturing to, our escorted short breaks boast something for everyone. So, whether you’d love to experience some of the world’s most stunning architecture, or some of the spectacular natural wonders of the globe, discover some of the short breaks we have to offer.
Discover the old medieval capital of Poland on our Krakow Preserved tour. Here you’ll explore the unspoilt ancient centre, with its restaurants, cafés and beautifully kept streets. On your short break, you’ll also take a trip to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, a moving and eye-opening experience.
Looking to immerse yourself completely? Take in the sights, sounds and smells of Marrakech on our VJV Riad escorted short break. This vibrant destination is known for its low cost of living, with reasonably priced food and drink for you to sample and enjoy! During this break you’ll be able to indulge in a special rooftop dinner either at the riad or at the historic restaurant of the neighbouring Angsana Riad Si Said.
No matter where in the world you’re longing to discover, our short breaks are the perfect way to travel if you’re looking to keep your trips condensed.
Experience an abundance of culture and beauty in some of the world’s most incredible destinations. You’ll never be short of things to do and places to see on one of our short breaks away.
With over 40 years of experience creating some of the most unforgettable trips, escorted short breaks with Jules Verne help create memories that last a lifetime.
Whether you want to enjoy travel among a small group of likeminded travellers, with an experienced guide or solo, our friendly personal travel experts are on hand to discuss your travel aspirations.
Christmas Markets on the Danube
A short break during the weeks of Advent, this tour combines the history of the Habsburg Empire with the traditions of the Christmas Markets, cruising the Danube to a trio of riverside capitals, from elegant Vienna to beautiful Budapest and medieval Bratislava
'Ice' Land of the Northern Lights
A four-night break in the legendary landscapes of the Land of Ice & Fire, this tour focuses on Iceland’s southwestern region, seeing the geysers of the Golden Circle, staying in Reykjavik and the scenic surrounds of Selfoss, and visiting villages on the ocean’s edge
Arctic Northern Lights
Winter activities and wondrous skies come together on this energising tour, chasing the fabulous phenomenon of the Northern Lights, dividing your Arctic experience between lively Tromsø and the remote Malangen Resort, and steeped in the Sami culture
Treasures of Florence
With five nights in Florence, a feast of art and architecture, an insight of medieval life under Medici rule, and every romantic, Renaissance monument within walking distance, this tour combines detailed discovery with ample time to enjoy the city on the Arno River
Venice from the Water
There is nowhere else on earth like Venice. The busy city’s streets of water and the tiny islands of its lagoon combine in a unique UNESCO enclave. The tour is a similarly fitting combination, quietly based on an elegant boat, with all the sights at the foot of the gangplank
Venice & the Ducal Cities
Sailing on a stylish river cruiser of the famous CroisiEurope fleet, this vibrant and varied tour takes you from the ‘streets of water’ in Venice, across the island-dotted lagoon, and along the Canal Bianco for excursions to Padua, Cremona, Mantua and romantic Verona
An intriguing, astonishing, affecting introduction to Kraków and its surrounds, this short break spans its historical and cultural spectrum, from an ancient salt mine to a royal palace, medieval old town, spiritual sanctuary, Schindler’s factory, and Auschwitz Museum
A breath of fresh air in the pristine setting of Finland’s idyllic lakes, this short break takes you to the spellbinding shores and island-spangled waters of Lake Saimaa, the historic wooden houses of riverside Porvoo, and Europe’s northernmost medieval fortress