City Breaks For Solo Travellers
A Guide To City Breaks For One Person
Lone Ranger? Single avid explorer? If you love to escape and discover somewhere new on your own, there are so many fantastic city breaks for solo travellers to choose from. Exploring solo gives you the chance to enjoy a trip on your terms, but you also have the option of joining an organised trip or tour if you prefer. Here are some of our favourite city breaks for one person in 2023 and 2024.
The best city breaks for one person
With so many to choose from, finding a city break that is perfect when travelling alone can be tough, so here are our best city breaks for one person to help you:
In a city full of museums, shops and cafes, the solo traveller is very welcome. From enjoy a relaxing summer stroll in Le Jardín du Luxembourg, to sipping a coffee while people watching at Place d'Italie, there are plenty of things to do and see in Paris.
Rated as one of the safest cities in Europe, Copenhagen provides a little of everything, making a solo trip here ideal. In the summer, meandering through the streets and sampling its cafe culture is a wonderful experience, while in winter, the Christmas markets light up the cobbles and provide the festive cheer to get you excited about all things Christmas.
Safety and security
When travelling in a city alone, your safety and security is paramount. The Safe Cities Index is a whitepaper which studies 60 major urban areas, looking at things like medical coverage and crime risks.
In 2021 it published its latest study which saw Copenhagen the safest city for personal security.
Top brands for single travellers
Much Better Adventures
If you love a more adventurous trip, Much Better Adventures organises a huge range of organised tours across the world, from kayaking and wild camping in Norway to hiking in the foothills of Mount Everest. Why are they so good for solo travellers? Being part of an organised group allows you to meet new people while still having the adventure and freedom of the outdoors. What's more, on adventure holidays it's so important to stay safe, and not only do you have the safety of a group (instead of being out in the wild on your own), you also get the valuable experience of a local guide.
Just You holidays are escorted your specialists who focus their tours on solo travellers. If you've already hunted around for deals, you'll know that two people travelling together can share the cost of a hotel room. But with Just You, they negotiate single supplement rates and even offer no single supplements on a variety of trips to make sure you aren't paying over the odds as a single holidaymaker. With destinations ranging from Edinburgh to Ecuador the tours are tailored to those who are nervous about travelling alone, or simply enjoy meeting new people. They also have women only holidays for extra peace of mind.