Derry tipped to be a top city break destination in 2013

In 2013 the city of Derry in Northern Ireland is set to become one of the must visit city break destinations in the United Kingdom having been named as one of the top 10 best cities in the world by the travel guidebook series, Lonely Planet.

Alongside the Derry other cities which made the top 10 cities to visit include the likes of Beijing, San Francisco, Montreal and Christchurch in New Zealand. A huge variety of cities with a range of different attractions both cultural and in regards to things to do means shows just how highly regarded the offerings of Derry are considered to be. With many tourists looking beyond the traditional destinations Derry is now waiting with a significantly positive buzz around the city combined with the historical landmarks it really is a city that can appeal to all.

In addition to the listing from the Lonely Planet in 2013 Derry is the City of Culture in the United Kingdom, a similar title was awarded to Liverpool in 2011 and brought a significant amount of interest into the area.

The array of events which will be taking place across the year celebrating the culture and history of this city which has came back from one of the worst events in the history of Northern Ireland (Bloody Sunday, 1972) and now has lots to offer tourists visiting from across the world and those in the UK looking for a weekend city break destination on a budget.

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