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Prime 10 cities in Europe to remain for underneath €40

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We’re 40 this 12 months, consider it or not (we use good anti-wrinkle cream) and to have a good time we’ve combed by means of all our hostel offers throughout Europe to piece collectively a listing of cities that you may keep in for 2 nights for lower than €40!

We stated it as soon as (nicely, way more than as soon as) and we’ll say it once more: touring doesn’t need to be costly. We’ve bought the products to show it.


Porto, Portugal

This picturesque little Portuguese metropolis is ideal for a break at any time of 12 months – the climate is just a little cooler in winter (about 12°C) however that shouldn’t cease you from taking a stroll alongside the waterfront and knocking again a number of ports from the cellars. The remainder of the time? Spend it wandering the old-world streets, absorbing the tradition within the numerous galleries and museums, and consuming copious pastel de nata’s.

The place?

Bluesock Hostels (2 nights underneath €40 all through November)

Strolling distance to the town’s fundamental points of interest
Conventional blue-tiled constructing – do it for the ‘Gram!

Break up, Croatia

In the event you’re not going for the seashores or island hopping, then Break up in winter might be simply as charming and at 1 / 4 of the worth. Wander the inside partitions of the traditional UNESCO Diocletians Palace and go bar and restaurant-hopping, and purchasing. In the event you’re searching for an honest culture-filled break that avoids the vacationer crowds, then that is it.

The place?

Design Hostel Goli & Bosi (2 nights underneath €40 all through November)

Boutique hostel set in a 19th Century warehouse
On-site cinema
Set proper within the outdated city of Break up


Athens, Greece

This historic metropolis begins warming up in spring, and the vacationers don’t arrive til summer time, making it the perfect vacation spot for a brief break. Go for the crumbling ruins and historical past, however keep for the surprisingly hipster bar tradition, avenue artwork scene and beneficiant servings of halloumi.

The place?

AthenStyle Hostel (2 nights for underneath €40 all through April or October – one other good time of 12 months to go to)

Rooftop terrace with Acropolis view – good day, chilled sundowners!
Strolling distance from most points of interest


London, United Kingdom

The buzzing capital of England comes alive in the summertime – beer gardens filled with locals profiting from pleased hours, music and cultural festivals popping up throughout the town, avenue markets overflowing with tasty meals and reside buskers, plus artwork galleries and museums internet hosting a few of their finest world-class exhibitions. You are able to do London at any time of 12 months, however summer time is when it shines.

The place?

Clink 78 (€40 for two evening’s keep in the course of the week in August.) FYI it fluctuates. In the event you’ve heard of this factor referred to as Brexit, you get it. However for London, that is low-cost… and we like it!

Former courthouse – tremendous cool, barely hipster hostel (you sleep in a former cell)
Ideally situated 10 minutes’ stroll to Kings Cross Station, which means you may get to different components of the UK fairly simply after getting your fill of London

Madrid, Spain

Madrid is all about balmy evenings, vibrant power, and gastronomic revolution. Dance til daybreak, eat your physique weight in Spanish delicacies, discover the historic structure, and marvel on the masterpieces of Picasso, Dalí and Miró. It’s a cultural discovery, occasions 1000.

The place?

Cat’s Chill Out Hostel (2 evening keep underneath €40 for August weekdays)

Proper within the centre of Madrid
Lovely Arab-Andalusian fashion patio
Has its personal ‘cave’ – relax within the day, get together at evening!


Rome, Italy

Italy is arguably higher explored throughout autumn or spring, as a result of the climate remains to be heat, however the selfie-stick-touting households are nowhere to be seen (nicely, most of them anyway). Rome nonetheless will get about eight hours of sunshine a day in October, so you may get in all of your sightseeing, tuck into an enormous bowl of pasta al fresco within the solar, and spend your evenings sipping on Aperol’s.

The place?

Yellow Hostel (2 evening keep underneath €40 for October weekdays)

Tremendous cool hostel full with bar, membership, escape room, salon and tattoo parlor (keep away from after a number of beers, except you desire a tattoo of a pizza)
Unbelievable central location, eight min stroll from Termini practice station – splendid for a city-hopping tour of Europe!


Venice, Italy

This romantic little slice of Italy is finest loved when there’s much less crowds – the perfect time to go to is usually April and Could, or September and October. The winding lanes and quirky structure of the mainland is way more pleasant to get misplaced in if you’re not sandwiched in with different vacationers. Spend your days wandering aimlessly alongside the streets, dipping in to wine bars, artwork galleries, museums, church buildings and outlets.

The place?

Anda Hostel (2 evening keep underneath €40 at any time of 12 months)

The hostel itself is definitely in Mestre (on the mainland from Venice, a 10 min/€1.50 bus journey to Venice station) and provides off extra genuine Italian vibes than in the event you had been keep in central Venice – and it’s so much cheaper!
Common leisure – reside music/DJ units and many others – on weekends

Prague, Czech Republic

You can arguably go to this historic metropolis of spires at any time of the 12 months. Afterall, the beer is the perfect on this planet, and stays chilly year-round. The climate is gentle in spring and autumn, so it’s a lot better for sightseeing, but additionally the coziness of the pubs and Christmas markets makes winter a really magical time to go to. Fortunate for you, we’ve bought a hostel that’s low-cost all 12 months!

The place?

Plus Prague (2 evening keep underneath €40 at any time of 12 months)

Positioned in a quiet space – 20 minutes by tram into the town
Indoor pool and sauna

Istanbul, Turkey

The place East meets West. Istanbul is extremely numerous, from its structure to its meals and every part in between. With welcoming locals, high-spirited communities, inventive treasures and luggage of tradition (assume galleries, museums, festivals and points of interest), it’s no marvel Istanbul is one in every of our trending locations this 12 months. One of the best time to go to Istanbul is spring or autumn, the place the temperature is comfy however vacationer numbers are low, providing you with a correct really feel for genuine Turkish life.

The place?

#Bunk Taksim (2 evening keep underneath €40 at any time of 12 months)

Positioned a stone’s throw from fashionable Taksim Sq.
#Bunk roof – a terrace to benefit from the (included) breakfast or take pleasure in a cocktail at sundown!
Award-winning luxurious hostel

To make it clear, these costs aren’t together with flights or transport – however we will get you some fairly good offers on these too. Search our low-cost flights to Europe web page, our rail passes hub, and even our campervan web page in the event you’re feeling a European roadtrip!

*Please word: these costs had been correct on the time of writing, and are topic to alter.

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