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The ten best city beach breaks

It's a well known dilemma: do you go for the exciting buzz of a city break, or the more relaxing option of topping up the tan on the beach? Why not do both?

Maximise your holiday time by combining city break with sandy break and visiting an urban beach this summer. Travel search site Skyscanner ( www.Skyscanner.net) introduces 10 cities where beaches, deckchairs and cocktails can be found well within city limits.

Click on the image on the right to launch our guide, and leave your comments and suggestions below.