Travelling is a trend among young people in Europe. That is why travelling on a tight budget became popular not only for students, but it is also acceptable among experienced travellers. A lot of people dream about top travelling destinations, but sometimes they simply don’t know much about the cheapest cities in Europe. It means, that you can be no less impressed, but it wouldn’t affect your budget much. Let’s get to know top seven the cheapest tourist destinations in Europe according to Europe Backpacker Index for 2017 year.
Bulgaria was recognized as one of the cheapest countries in European Union, and its capital is the most affordable among the others. If you go to Sofia, you will be amazed by the contrast of the capital. You may see horses with carts passing by contemporary constructions. It is the place, where Cyrillic alphabet was invented. Keep in mind, that Sofia is surrounded by mountains. It would be reasonable to spend one of days there if you came here for a weekend.
A backpacker can stay in Sofia spending around $24,08 per day leo.
A lot of students consider Krakow as the destination for their future holidays. Are you wondering why? It’s easy, their interest starts from cheap flights from major European cities to Krakow. However, it’s not the only reason to visit this Polish gem. Being a part of several countries, Krakow has rich historical heritage since the 7th century. Historical center of the city is surrounded by walls, but it’s free to enter it. Moreover, Krakow has been the center of art and culture in Poland for many years. So, don’t hesitate to visit Krakow Gallery. According to tourists’ calculations you can spend one day in Krakow for $24,82.
Reach the Old Town of Bucharest in order to feel the charm of European architecture. Bucharest is known worldwide for its magnificent palaces, pompous architecture and even Triumphal Arch. Enjoy the capital of the mystic country for a reasonable price.
This city is so lively and even a little bit chaotic. It would be suitable for those, who can’t stand calm and boring cities. For tourists, who travel on budget $25,7 per day must be enough.
Belgrade has a mixture of historical sights and vivid nightlife. Tourists appreciate lively center of the city with bright graffiti and cozy cafeterias. Even though Serbia is a single country, local people are still proud of the period of Yugoslavia, that’s why you still can see a lot of examples of communist architecture around the city. For example, a ruined building during the Balkan War is one of the most popular sights of Belgrade. It’s said $24,6 will be enough for one amazing day in the capital of Serbia.
Explore the Hungarian capital, divided into two parts along the river Danube. It’s one of the largest capitals in Europe and also a students’ city. It is known for the Square of Heroes and the Parliament Building, but it’s the only beginning of your journey. Budapest is full of incredible monuments, which belong to the UNESCO Heritage. However, the most attractive places are located in Suburban Buda District, which reflects even Roman ruins. Sometimes Budapest is called “Little Paris in Middle Europe” for its Gothic architecture, wide river an ancient monuments. Enjoy the capital on Danube for $26,75 only.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Have you been dreaming about a cozy and gorgeous destination among mountains. You can find it in Europe, and it’s Sarajevo. Bosnia and Herzegovina is a Muslim fragment in Europe, located on the Balkan Peninsula. Sarajevo isn’t a top tourist destination in Europe yet, and it’s good for travellers, who are seek and tired of crowds around attractions. Talk to local people in order to experience the truly Balkan hospitality. $26,79 would be enough for a curious backpacker in Sarajevo.
Being built in the 9th century, Kiev is one of the oldest capitals in the world. Moreover, you can visit this city on a reasonable budget. Located in the middle of Ukraine, this city is a conjunction between Eastern and Western parts of Ukraine with versatile culture. This is the heart of Ukraine in historical, cultural and social aspects. Visit Maidan Square, where was Ukrainian revolution recently, take a tour around Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - one of the most sacred places for Orthodox people and have a walk along Andreevsky Descent, where is center of the art situated. You can spend a great day in Kiev up to $29,18.
Here is the only short review of the cheapest cities in Europe. Get more information about the cities aroused your greatest interest. Is it among the cheapest capitals? If yes, $60+tickets would be more than enough for you for a weekend in a new country.
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go!