With the Euro almost a one to one ratio to the US Dollar, it’s no wonder that many travelers are planning getaways to European destinations. Although the currency exchange varies from day to day and from country to country (since not all European nations utilize the Euro), there are some European capital cities that are cheaper to travel around than others.
When considering daily costs for food, drink and tours, Belgrade, Serbia’s capital, is one of the cheapest destinations in Europe to travel to. This ancient city has much to offer including the Belgrade Fortress, established in 279 BCE, The Temple of Saint Sava, the cobblestone and vintage street of Skadarlija full of cafes, restaurants and a thriving nightlife, or even the Kafana Question Mark, the oldest restaurant in Belgrade. To get around the City, expect to spend an average of $10 (low end) to $43 (high end) US Dollars per person per day.
Second on the list of cheapest European destinations, is Istanbul, Turkey. Travelers heading to Turkey’s capital can enjoy discovering two sides of the City—the Asian side and the European side. With a history dating back 2,500 years, it’s no wonder that so many come here to learn about the past. From the Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia Museum, and Topkapi Palace to Sultanahmet district and İstiklal Caddesi, you can spend days sightseeing in Istanbul. To get around the City, expect to spend an average of $13 (low end) to $87 (high end) US Dollars per person per day.
Third on the list of cheapest European destinations, is Warsaw, Poland. This historic city is full of interesting sites such as Łazienki Park, once a summer home and park for royals, Old Town, the most historic areas in the entire city that dates back to the 18th century, and the Palace of Culture and Science, home to museums, cinemas, government sectors, business and more. To get around Warsaw, expect to spend an average of $31 (low end) to $232 (high end) US Dollars per person per day.
Fourth on the list of cheapest European destinations is Vilnius, Lithuania. The City’s history dates back to the Stone Age and has become a beautiful picturesque destination with plenty of cafes, interesting museums such as the Genocide Museum, boutique shops, a Jewish quarter, and the famous, 18th-century Verkiai Palace. To get around Vilnius, expect to spend an average of $35 (low end) to $186 (high-end) US Dollars per person per day.
Fifth on the list of cheapest European destinations is Romania’s capital, Bucharest. This magnificent city has been around since the 15th century and is home to an open-air museum known as Dimitrie Gusti, Lipscani, the oldest area in the city, a breathtaking 18th-century church called Stavropoleos Church, Palatul Primăverii, a palace where Nicolae Ceaușescu once lived and Caru’ cu Bere, Bucharest’s oldest brewery. To get around the City, expect to spend an average of $47 (low end) to $292 (high-end) US Dollars per person per day.
The remaining five capitals that made it on the list of top ten are Porto (Portugal), Riga (Latvia), Bratislava (Slovakia), Moscow (Russia) and Prague (Czech Republic). Whether you’re on a budget or want to go somewhere where you can take your dollar even further, consider one of these top destinations for 2020.
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