5 Cheap European City Breaks

Cheap European City Breaks


If you ever get bored of the crowds and commotion of London, a working holiday is a great way to see some more of Europe with cheap and easy weekends away. Jet off from the capital on one (or all!) of these European city breaks.


Prettier and more tourist-friendly than Poland’s capital, Krakow has gained something of a reputation as ‘the new Prague in recent years. Flights, accommodation and eating out are all extremely affordable which adds to the charm of this architecturally grandiose gem.


Combining the benefits of a warm and sunny climate, a rich and intriguing history, and a vibrant contemporary culture, Lisbon is ideal for anyone seeking a city break that won’t break the bank. Lisbon is a great destination for good value nightlife with bottles of beer costing less than the equivalent of £1 in many bars.


Steeped in history and culture, Prague is ideal for a sophisticated city break on a budget. The cheap prices of accommodation and eating out will also appeal to bohemian travellers on a shoestring budget. Evening meals are famously cheap here, as well as pints of beer.


For those with a love of history, Athens should come near the top of any list of potential European city break destination. As well as being renowned for its affordable prices, Athens is also known for its fascinating architecture and welcoming atmosphere. Its warm and sunny climate naturally adds to the city’s allure as a place to visit for a cheapcity break.


Hungary’s capital has long been popular with the bohemian and budget-minded traveller looking to explore somewhere exotic and interesting. A piece of trivia: wine is incredibly cheap here with an average price of less than £1 for a 175mlglass in a bar or cafe! Accommodation is also cheap and you are sure to mingle with some cool and interesting backpackers in the city’s hostels.

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