5 of the Cheapest Cities to Visit in Europe
Europe can be a very expensive continent to travel in and you will find some destinations more expensive than others. If you are planning on travelling in Europe and would like to do a trip on a budget and save money you might like to view our list of the cheapest cities you can visit in the continent.
There are so many cities you could visit and everyone will have different experiences when it comes to the their favourites. Here is our list of places you can visit and get better value for money than other making savings on accommodation, food, sightseeing and activities.
We have also put links to travel opportunities in these destinations if our list has inpsired you to want to visit...
1. Istanbul, Turkey
An ancient city full of history and culture and somewhere you should visit if you get the chance, this city is also very cheap compared to others in Europe. We highly recommend you visit local markets, eat off the main tourist streets and you will be able get food and goods at a really low price. You can usually get special deals on flights throughout the year too.
2. Zagreb, Croatia
Croatia is one of the most up and coming destinations in the world, most people head to Dubrovnik during summer for sailing trips but you might not know you will get much better value for money heading to Zagreb. This is a fascinating city with a lively atmosphere and lots of things to do, our top choice is to join a walking excursion or watch a live football game.
3. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo? Is this even safe? Yes!! This is a really popular city to vist at the moment and it might surprise you. With some of the cheapest accommodation and eats in Europe you will be able to do and see a lot for a low price.
4. Lisbon, Portugal
Portugal is a popular summer holiday location, with a great climate, lots of things to keep you busy, tasty local cuisine, friendly locals and of course sun. There is also good value to be had on sightseeing and entertainment with lots of places offering free entry to tourists.
5. Belgrade, Serbia
Serbia might not strike you as a country to visit but Belgrade is a great way to experience a new region. This is an off the beaten track destination and the largest city in Serbia, you will find hotels/hostel rooms some of the cheapest on the continent. Be sure to try one of the local bakeries dotted around the city which offer cheap snacks.