Have you been contemplating an adventurous trip to Europe for too long but the budget has kept you from embarking on the journey of your dreams?
Take a look at some of the cheapest countries in Europe you can throng on a shoestring budget.
#1. Krakow, Poland
Among the oldest cities in Poland, Krakow is famed for its architecture, and historic monuments that date back to the 11th century. Besides with its rich past, this destination also draws holidaymakers with this buzzing yet affordable nightlife.
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#2. Budapest, Hungary
The Hungarian capital, Budapest is the hub of several iconic structures like Fisherman’s Bastion, Buda Castle and Chain Bridge. You can explore the city on foot as free walking tours are organized by multi-lingual guides.
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#3. Prague, Czech Republic
Often called the “City of a Hundred Spires”, Prague is known for its Gothic, medieval and Baroque structures. Hotels are usually a bit expensive so you can book your stay at cheap hostels that dot the city.
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#4. Lisbon, Portugal
One of Europe’s oldest capitals, second to Athens, Lisbon has everything one looks for in a holiday destination; culture, history, nature and adventure. While on a tour here, you can simply relax on a scenic beach or step back in time by visiting the several centuries-old structures.
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#5. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Among the most underrated holiday destinations in Europe, Sarajevo offers the best of nature and culture. Nestled amidst the lush Dinaric Alps, the picturesque city is a storehouse of several monuments and museums that give a peek into its rich history.
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#6. Athens, Greece
Home to iconic structures like Parthenon and the Acropolis, Athens was once the epicenter of the most powerful civilizations and empire in the world. Today, it stands as the Greek capital where holidaymakers come to learn about its rich past and lose themselves in its nightlife.
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#7. Dubrovnik, Croatia
Are you a Game of Thrones buff? Then flock to Dubrovnik and click pictures at several locations where your favorite show is filmed. Though the city might be a little pricier than others, its history and culture make it worth every penny.
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#8. Sofia, Bulgaria
Sofia offers a glimpse into 2000 years of Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Soviet history with its several landmarks. Affordable hotels and inexpensive restaurants make it the perfect destination for a budget traveler.
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#9. Warsaw, Poland
From neo classical palaces and Gothic churches to Soviet-era centers and 21st-century skyscrapers, the Polish capital has so much to offer that you will never run out of options, that too on a budget.
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#10. Edinburgh, Scotland
The hilly Scottish capital, Edinburgh is another great European destination you can explore on a budget. Its eponymous castle, Holyrood Palace and Royal Botanic Gardens will keep you busy during your visit.
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So, these are the 10 best European holiday destinations you can explore on a budget. Tell us your favorite one from these by commenting below.