Our best city break destinations in France
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A shopping weekend with no inhibitions: stroll from street to street exploring the treasures of the city at your own pace, with no thought to the time, that’s the pleasure of a City Break! Not a second to lose, drop your bags off and you’re already in the heart of the city. Do you fancy tasting the real city experience?
Head off and explore France’s most beautiful towns and cities from our Escale Oceania 3-star or Oceania 4-star hotels.
Organise a weekend city break shopping
A relaxed weekend shopping break to stroll from street to street, exploring the city’s treasures at your own pace without a thought to the time: this is the real pleasure of a city break! Naturally, Paris is the number one destination for a short weekend away. Combine shopping, culture and activities in the most beautiful city in the world, for a restful or dynamic city break, the choice is entirely yours! Our top tip: book your stay at the Oceania**** Paris Porte de Versailles spa hotel with swimming pool, hammam, Jacuzzi and massages on request.
Nantes, the stunning city of the Dukes of Brittany, is the ideal location to simply do as you please and wander through the streets lined with pleasant shops for all tastes. Book a city break in the heart of the city, on the Place Graslin, a stone’s throw from the Passage Pommeraye at the Oceania Hôtel de France****. Or head off for a short break and fall under the charm of the inimitable Marseille accent at the Escale Oceania*** Marseille, ideally located beside the Old Port. There isn’t a second to lose, drop your bags off - you’re already right in the heart of the city!
City break culture: appreciate the city’s history
How would you like to discover beautiful towns and cities with rich cultural and historic heritages? Tours or Orléans, gloriously enhanced by their surrounding châteaux or Montpellier, with its charming little streets and characterful buildings. Fancy an encounter with the real city? Our teams will be delighted to hunt out the best addresses for you! To book your city break hotel, we recommend the Oceania l'Univers**** Tours, the Escale Oceania*** Orléans or the Oceania le Métropole**** Montpellier. Also read our recommendations for choosing your 4-star hotel.
Weekend city break: wine
Dijon, the capital of the Burgundy region, is an absolute must for anyone wanting to make wine the focus of their stay. As well as bursting with cachet, the city offers endless opportunities to savour the best wines of the Burgundy region during your city break. Our 4-star Oceania Le Jura**** Dijon, hotel, ideally located in the city centre, is perfect for a wine-based weekend city break. Don’t miss the pool and superb inner courtyard!