5 European Cities You Have To Visit

5 European Cities You Have To Visit

Thinking of getting away this year? We have compiled a list of 5 of the most amazing European cities that you just have to visit with your friends, family or partner.


1. Budapest, Hungary

With highly affordable accommodation and countless things to see, Hungary’s capital is the perfect place to go. It is easily and cheaply accessible from multiple airports across the UK. Budapest also has beautiful architecture and many outdoor spaces to explore. Getting around the city is extremely inexpensive with walking your best bet, but the city also has lots of public transport links.

Top Sights to See:

  • Church of Saint Stephen
  • Liberty Bridge
  • Chain Bridge
  • Royal Palace
  • Matthias Church
  • Fishermen’s Bastion


2. Berlin, Germany

Berlin is actually one of the cheapest capitals in Western Europe and has something for everyone. The city is huge, but has an excellent public transport system to cover it all. Furthermore, there are numerous museums in Berlin which are incredibly interesting. Berlin is also known for it’s amazing parks and open spaces. Eating cheaply is easy, and affordable accommodation is everywhere in the city. Therefore, Berlin is an excellent choice for a weekend getaway.

Top Sights to See:

  • The Brandenburg Gate
  • The Reichstag
  • The Berlin Wall
  • Checkpoint Charlie


3. Prague, Czech Republic

While it may be true that Prague isn’t as cheap as it was, it’s still an attractively inexpensive city to visit for a long weekend in comparison to other European cities. Walking around the city will help you explore its wonderful culture and vibe for no cost at all. Accommodation through websites like Airbnb can be highly affordable in very central locations. The architecture in Prague is breathtaking, and the scenery is splendid.

Top Sights to See:

  • The Charles Bridge
  • Prague Castle
  • Old Town Square
  • Church of Our Lady before Týn
  • Astronomical Clock Tower


4. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Only a short distance away from the UK and in itself a fairly compact city, Amsterdam is perfect for a weekend break. Famous for its wonderful canals (Amsterdam actually has more canals than Venice) and excellent bike culture, exploring the city can be inexpensively rewarding.

Top Sights to See:

  • Amsterdam Canals
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Anne Frank House
  • Magere Brug
  • Oude Kerk
  • Begijnhog

5. Kraków, Poland

Rounding off this list is the beautiful city of Krakow. The city is small enough to explore by walking but there is a lot to see. This makes Krakow an inexpensive city to discover. Accommodation is very cheap and the food is delicious.

Top Sights to See:

  • Oskar Schindler Factory
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • St Mary’s Basilica
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Wawel Royal Castle
  • Collegium Maius

Let us know where you’re planning to travel this year!