Maybe this is the year in which you should do something different. You’ve got vacation time coming up, no doubt, and maybe it’s time that you traveled outside of your comfort zone. Why not, we ask, take a vacation to Europe?
Of course, we understand that potential pitfalls of a European vacation. After all, it is a bit expensive to fly across the pond. However, if you know where to go, then you’ll find that taking a European vacation doesn’t need to be any more expensive than a vacation you’d take inside of the United States.
As proof of this, we’re going to take a look at the most affordable places you can visit in Europe. We’ll even give you some hints about great places that you can stay.
So, if you’re thinking it’s time for something unique for your next vacation, then read on. We’re going to show you that a European vacation can be both amazing and totally affordable.
1. Czech Republic
On average, it’s possible to stay in the Czech Republic for as little as $130 a night, which makes it a real bargain.
For a real taste of the culture here, you’ll definitely want to book your stay in one of the many beautiful hotels in Prague.
Given that it only costs around $135 a night to stay in Belgium, you’ll have plenty of money left over for those famed chocolates!
In order to position yourself to really experience the country, you’ll want to stay in the capital city of Brussels.
Want to mix a European vacation with beautiful weather? Then Malta is definitely the spot for you.
6. Totally Inexpensive
In fact, you can enjoy this beautiful weather – it’s sunny almost year round – for as little as $80 a night. Incredible!
On average, you’ll find that it costs around $150 dollars per night to stay in Germany.
This is especially true if you choose to make the exciting and unique city of Berlin your base of operations.
This small island nation has so much to offer, especially considering that it only costs around $160 a night to stay here.
10. Trodos Mountains
Of course, you can choose to enjoy the beautiful beaches, but you shouldn’t sleep on the gorgeous mountain regions.
Everyone loves it when they visit Portugal, especially considering it can cost as little as $175 a night to do so.
To get a real flavor for the culture and nightlife of Portugal, you’ll definitely want to book your stay in Lisbon.
13. The United Kingdom
You won’t need to speak another language when you book a $180 per night stay in the United Kingdom.
Of course, if you’re going to stay in London, remember that it’s one of the most expensive cities in the world.
There’s so much to see and do in Spain, we couldn’t possibly cover it all here. You’ve just got to experience it for yourself!
You’ll have to pay around $200 a night to stay in Madrid, but the culture there makes that price eminently worth it…
Don’t let Hamlet convince you that there’s something rotten in the state of Denmark. This is one cool country!
You foodies out there should be willing to pay the $200 per night it takes to stay in Copenhagen. (Although, you might have to pay more than that per person for a meal at Noma.)
19. The Netherlands
Absolutely gorgeous in the spring and summer, it costs around $225 per night to book a stay in the Netherlands. Better rates can be had, though.
This one’s just a no-brainer. If you’re going to travel to The Netherlands, then you’ve got to stay in Amsterdam!