The holiday season is here and it’s time to plan your biggest holiday yet! Though one might think a Europe tour is expensive, here are some budget destinations to travel to in November and December.
The cheapest city break in Europe is this capital of Luthiana and one of the driving forces behind country’s booming tourism. The largest medieval town in central and western Europe, Vilnius is popular because of its medieval architecture and a fun place for history buffs. It also has a bustling cafe culture. You can also head over to Uzupis, a edgy neighbourhood on the other side of the river which declared itself an independent republic in 1997. Total cost of living with accommodation: €150
The sprawling capital of Poland, is a great place to go to. The beautiful architecture of the Gothic churches and neoclassical palaces reflect the turbulent history of the place. The city’s old town was restored after damage during World War II. However, now the city has found a new heart and soul and Warsaw brims with an exciting party culture and a new-found love of craft beer. Total cost of living with accommodation: €169
This fun city and Hungary’s capital is bisected by the River Danube. The old fashioned cafes, refined baths, cobbled streets may make you fall in love with the city in the first sight. In Buda, you will find natural hot springs and a splendid palace that has sweeping views of the entire city. While in Pest, you’ll find attractive boulevards and bohemian drinking scene which you can explore after dark. Total cost of living with accommodation: €197
Russia’s cosmopolitan capital, it’s home to many historical sites as well. The Red Square is Russia’s symbolic centre and Moscow is very well known for its famous onion shaped domes architecture as well. It is packed with nightclubs, bars and shopping centres making it one of the most buzzing cities in Europe. Total cost of living with accommodation: €20
All international airlines are set to increase their fares ahead of Christmas. Book your flight tickets well in advance to avoid overspending.