Europe is a beautiful continent of incredible countries and cities jam packed with history and art. Most destinations are only a short flight, train or ferry away and there are plenty of astonishing places to discover a stone’s throw away from home. Plus, you won’t need to break the bank to holiday and explore in these places.
If visiting your destinations by train, see what discounts are available and save even more money when you travel. Here, check out some of the most stunning places to visit in Europe on a budget
Estonia’s Baltic Coast
Tallinn is a popular city break location in the heart of Estonia, a country full of wilderness and long, beautiful coastlines with forested national parks along the Baltic coast. Lahemaa National Park is a short hour’s journey from the country’s capital, and you can explore it’s rugged coves and coastal paths via bike.
For affordable spas and serene countryside views, visit the island of Saaremaa and encounter a blissfully peaceful Estonian experience.
With beers as little as €2.60 you can expect to spend roughly between €40 and€60 per day here, making it an affordable long-weekend break.
Looking to stay even closer to home? You wouldn’t normally associate London with a tight budget, but with a wide variety of free attractions available including the world-famous British Museum, there’s more to do and explore here without spending a penny than any other European city.
Full of history, heritage, art and royalty, this city has something to please everyone. Visit the Tate Modern and discover new age art and design or take a trip to the gates of Buckingham Palace. Step back in time at the beautiful Victoria & Albert Museum and discover fashion like you’ve never seen it before.
Scout the city for street food and save yourself eat-in charges,
This capital city of Slovakia is both affordable and beautiful. Explore the stunning Devin Castle and discover the history of this old town with the Michalska Brana, the only remaining gate of four erected in medieval times, which is now full of quaint authentic Slovakian shops and bars.
With masses of stunning architecture such as St Elizabeth’s Church, Bratislava is a photographers dream and the colourful cobbled streets are warm and welcoming, especially on a hot and sunny day.
At an average price of €68 per day, a weekend in Bratislava is an inexpensive solution to a European adventure.
If you’re looking for somewhere in Germany that’s spectacular like the capital, Berlin, but at a fraction of the price, try Leipzig. This buzzing city with an independent spirit has developed a reputation for it’s exciting nightlife and artistic atmosphere.
Full of old industrial buildings like the Spinnerei, a former cotton mill, this is a city jam packed with history and eye-catching detail. There’s also plenty of juxtaposing new architectural designs and cutting-edge spaces to discover.
For a mere €57 you can spend a full day exploring Leipzig, and enjoy a hotel stay from €35 per night.
These are some of the most stunning places to visit in Europe on a budget