7 cheapest European countries to stay in 2018-2019 – prices, tickets, accommodation

7 cheapest European countries for holidays - prices, tickets, accommodation 7 cheapest European countries for holidays - prices, tickets, accommodation

Europe is not just for fat wallets! We are convinced of this – Yesterday’s students – we will show you, too, reader. For life (in the sense of constant) it is expensive, but for a weekly trip it can take pity and “rob” only 22 000 rubles.

What kind of cheap Europe is this, you ask? ? Welcome explore and count expenses!

Where is the cheapest in Europe?

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“Budget” and “Europe” – compatibility 0%. And it really is so if you hunt for 5 * hotels and foie gras somewhere in France, Switzerland or Italy. But there are countries that can offer relatively inexpensive vacation for tourists.

Coincidence or maybe not, but the cheapest countries in Europe are those where the euro as the national currency has not yet taken root: Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Hungary. But! Distributed only in Eastern Europe, because The North, for example, is also “non-Jewish”, it is shocking sums of sums.

Montenegro, Spain and Finland are also contenders for the title chip directions, but with those indicated above, of course, to compare.

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Traveling tour or on your own?

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Russian tourists at a disadvantage, with the euro under 80 and cheap European cities are turning into just moderate prices. Here you will not only think – on your own or on the voucher – but in general dare you? ?

The rule that we have developed for the 25 countries visited: a tour It is cheaper to travel if the plans have one location and a specific goal. For example, a beach holiday on the Costa Brava. “Samotur” in this case hit the wallet harder. And if the list must-visit two or more countries / cities, it is best to manifest your organizational abilities.

An important role is played by the season. In the summer, especially in July and In August, with the influx of vacationers, the price tags also increase. In the autumn European cities are returning to their usual routine, and costs weighty reduced. Therefore, in the same Spain we fly to October

Yes, yes, everyone chooses a convenient way of preparation. But we are not we can not say about the services through which we arrange our budget travel in Europe.

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  • If the tour – then on Level.Travel. And if the tour is hot, then Onlinetours. Both show minimum prices for permits because compare the cost of the proposals at once for all tour operators
  • Cheap accommodation – hotels and hostels – on RoomGuru. Polar bear guarantees the most delicious options. Or on Booking, where you can get a 10% refund of the booking amount. And if you are not familiar yet with glorious Airbnb – where authentic flats and houses from местных, а еще и скидка в $30 – то вот наш отзыв>> иinstructions for use
  • Airline tickets can also be “tolerant” – see Skyscanner. Do not know where you want? Beat “everywhere” in the appropriate window and study the results?

1. Bulgaria

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For convenience, all prices are in euros, and rubles are calculated at the exchange rate. € 1 = 78 rubles

To the note: in 2018 eleven Bulgarian beaches were marked with the blue flag; This means that they are clean and equipped as need to. Together with inexpensive “everything”, this fact makes Bulgaria itself cheap country for summer vacation.

Flights: from Moscow to Burgas (if at sea) or Sofia (if for walking) round-trip ≈ 12 000 rubles for one. Not that the option to get to Europe is cheap, but look next ↓

Accommodation: different accessibility. Cozy one-room apartment in the city center can be rented for 1500 rubles per day for 2 people in high season!

  • hostel – from € 13 per night FOR TWO
  • apartments – from € 18
  • 3 * hotel – from € 27
  • 5 * hotel – from € 57

Bulgaria, as a whole, is a financially acceptable country for living, and for recreation; “eat / get / see” prices are not so high (especially from mid-autumn to May). So, Sofia – the capital – one of cheap European cities, according to backpackers.

Food: you can not boot and afford to eat in cafes – tasty, a lot, satisfying (are these portions?). A hearty lunch (salad, meat, side dish, drinks) – from € 10 for two, combo in mcdonalds – € 5, just run for a cup of coffee – from € 2.

Cost of products in stores:

  • bread – € 0.5
  • beef kg – € 6
  • bottle of water – € 0,25
  • cheese, 200 gr – from € 2
  • apples, kg – from € 1
  • bottled beer – up to € 1.5

Travel: single – € 0.7 (trolley buses, buses).

TOTAL:

€ 35 per day for 2 people – no tickets 44 000 rubles for 7 days – with tickets

If you do not want to puzzle over the route, search for flights and monitoring hotels, the cost of a weekly tour for two for the summer – from 40 000 rubles

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Not to Europe, we also try to drive economically – for example, in New York or Dubai. About whether we do it or not, you can read in the telegram channel @howtrip!

2. Montenegro

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Mix the Adriatic Sea, pines, rocks, lakes, green plains, mild climate … spice up the Venetian past, responding today in architecture, decorate with a highlight of the Muslim traditions and Tomi in the purest healing air – you will get one of your favorite dishes Russian tourists – visa-free Montenegro!

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Flights: Moscow – Tivat – Moscow flight ≈14 000 rubles (in summer). In October, people are leaving, and the season remains, the amount changes to ≈9,000 rubles.

Accommodation: Popular locations – Bay of Kotor (one of the most beautiful places), Herceg Novi resort; Budva – more civilized, profitable and pleasant only NOT in the high season; Petrovac – perfect for families, with comfortable beaches; Ulcinj – far (border with Albania), but with the most interesting views and prices.

Suitable apartment – from 3500 rubles / day in July, in the autumn – cheaper.

  • hostel – from € 25 for two
  • apartments – from € 35
  • 3 * hotel – from € 50
  • 4 * hotel – from € 70

Food: be “modest” in restaurants, because portions are obscenely huge and prices are indecently low.

  • business lunch in a cafe – € 6
  • breakfast with coffee – € 3-5
  • burger – from € 2
  • peaches, kg – € 2-3
  • Oysters, pieces – € 1,5
  • water 1,5l – € 0,60
  • wine – from € 6

Travel: Montenegro is a compact country – you can drive around by car (from € 80 for 4 days, including insurance + fuel: € 1.25 / l) If you two and more, the car is very desirable. No car you can ride along the coast by bus – € 2 per ticket, and inland countries take a few excursions: from € 25.

P.S. for people over 18 years old: you will be required tourist tax – € 0.9 / day.

TOTAL:

€ 85 per day for 2 people – no tickets 75 000 rubles for 7 days – with tickets

Montenegro is clearly the part of Europe where it is cheaper to rest tour – in July a voucher of the same duration costs from 53,000 rubles for two.

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3. Spain

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Went for 10 euros round-trip to Girona from Barcelona

Spain at the hearing is perceived as France, Germany and others European “status” directions. But only until You will visit both there and there, and you will not make sure that Spain, in comparison, still godly allowed?

Flights: Moscow-Barcelona-Moscow ≈13 000 rubles, but you can find cheaper in September-October for ≈8000 rubles (the main thing is to catch if you see!).

Accommodation: typical apartment price in Barcelona – from 5000 rubles / night.

  • hostel – from € 45 for two 315
  • apartments – from € 60
  • 3 * hotel – from € 75
  • 5 * hotel – from € 120

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Food: paella dinner set – € 20 per person. Definitely grilled sausages, baguette, olives and fruits can save extra penny.

Cost of products in stores:

  • bread – € 0.8
  • sausages for frying – from € 2
  • ham, 150 gr – from € 2,5
  • apples, kg – from € 1,5
  • bottle of water – € 0.5
  • slicing cheese – from € 2
  • local beer, 0,25l – from € 0,5

Travel: single ticket in the metro € 2.15 (not cheap). To cut expenses will turn out by buying a ticket T10 – 10 trips for € 9.95 (one can be used for two / three, etc.).

What we love Spain for is incredibly profitable shopping! Steep discounts on things happen twice a year – in July and January. For примера: футболку из Pull&Bear можно отхватить за €2-3 –penny vs russian € 8-9?

TOTAL:

€ 115 per day for 2 people – no tickets 90 000 rubles for 7 days – if you fly during peak season

The price of a weekly voucher for two (with breakfast) – from 70,000 rubles.

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4. Poland

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Walk through the center of Warsaw

Poland is included in the cheap countries of Europe for a long time and firmly. Warsaw rich in sights and wonderful Krakow Baltic resorts and skiers – this is why you should visit this country. Budget hotels and cheap check in cafes are also nice surprise anyone.

Flights: from the Russian capital to Warsaw and back ≈12,000 rubles.

Accommodation: apartment rental starts from 2000 rubles per day.

  • hostel – from € 12 for two
  • apartments – from € 27
  • 3 * hotel – from € 35
  • 5 * hotel – from € 75

Food: in Poland, rather modest prices in cafes and restaurants. A hearty lunch can cost € 5-6, in McDonalds – € 2, A cup of coffee is € 0.6.

Average cost of products in stores in rubles:

  • baguette – € 0.7
  • beef, kg – € 8.5
  • apples, kg – € 1
  • bananas, kg – € 1,2
  • bottle of water – € 0.3
  • slicing cheese – from € 1

Travel: if you purchased a ticket for 60 minutes, then you can take a bus, get there and take a tram or subway within an hour starting from the first trip. Single ticket – € 0.8; week ticket – € 11,5

TOTAL:

€ 35 per day for 2 people – without air 43,000 rubles for 7 days – from tickets

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5. Romania

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The homeland of Vlad Tepes (prototype of Stocker Count Dracula) is the most cheap country for rest in Europe, undeservedly ignored the Russians. But this is the abode of ancient castles, mineral sources and ski resorts. Gothic Black Temple, Genoese lighthouse, famous Transylvania – there is something to be look.

Flights: Moscow-Bucharest-Moscow ≈13 000 rubles for one.

Accommodation: rent a studio or apartment in the center Bucharest – from 1500 rubles per day.

  • hostel – from € 14 for two
  • apartments – from € 16
  • 3 * hotel – from € 28
  • 5 * hotel – from € 76

Food: The average check for lunch is € 4. Snack in McDuck is available for € 2-3.

Products in stores:

  • bread – € 0.4
  • chicken breast kg – € 4
  • apples, kg – from € 0.8
  • bottle of water – € 0.5
  • cheese, kg – from € 4
  • local beer – from € 1

Directions: city transport – buses, trolley buses, trams. Single trip – € 0.2 plus refillable card for € 0,2; Metro – € 0.5.

TOTAL:

€ 34 per day for 2 people – without air 44 000 rubles for 7 days – from tickets

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6. Hungary

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Liberty Bridge in Budapest

First time to Europe? Or a hundred and first, but “Hungary” sounds somehow doubtful? Then you definitely go there! In the capital of Hungary, Budapest, easy to feel the love of a European atmosphere, majestic, slightly scuffed history, but always carefully combed, civilized. No wonder Budapest is called the second Paris (only he has no thoughts to empty your wallets and credit cards)!

In theory, the tourist season is from June to August, in fact – all year round. More preferably April-May / September-October.

Flights: flight from Moscow from ≈9000 rubles (in the “happy” days it is possible for 6000), round-trip without transplants!

Accommodation: the cost of apartments in a convenient area – from 2000 rubles.

  • hostel – from € 18 for two
  • apartments – from € 25
  • 3 * hotel – from € 30
  • 5 * hotel – from € 80

Food: basic expenses:

  • meat dishes – from € 5
  • goulash – from € 2
  • local pastries – from € 0.6
  • bottle of water – € 0.5
  • wine – from € 2
  • local beer – from € 0.6

Travel: reviews show, travelers just love the public transport of Hungary for the convenience and prices: 10 tickets in bulk – € 10. Must-see cities can be driven around on a yellow tram number 2, number 4 or number 6 with a weekly ticket for € 13.

You can purchase the Budapest Card: free travel, discounts in museums, baths, two free tours of the city. Cost of cards for 2 days (there are other options) – € 30.

You can get out of town by train or bus. Interesting Option – Lake Balaton, 2-3 hours by train, issue price – from € 15.

For € 15 you can go on a cruise on the Danube. If you are for a healthy lifestyle go to the terms – Rudash, the Hungarians themselves like to visit them (ticket per day € 12), and Sechenskie terms (from € 15).

TOTAL:

€ 40 per day for 2 people – without air 48,000 rubles for 7 days – from tickets

Comments are superfluous. By the way, Budapest can be considered as transit city, a day or two, and from there for ridiculous money to wave in another point of Europe.

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7. Finland

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Abroad, how to his dacha? Easy! Finland is ready provide a wild version of the natural beauty of the native land in more compact and comfortable – Finns know how to care not only about nature, but also about man. No wonder this country is in the top the happiest and safest countries of the world.

Contemplate the pristine nature and engage in outdoor activities more comfortable in May-September, in early autumn you can already see the North radiance.

Ways to get there: dominates in Finland Helsinki airport. Direct flight from Moscow – from 8000 rubles.

  • Residents of St. Petersburg incredibly lucky: the minibus will take for ≈1000 rubles
  • Blow old and travel by train: tickets from Moscow – from 6000 rubles; from St. Petersburg to dock to Helsinki for 1800 rubles
  • An option that opens up ample opportunities to build a route by Heart dictates – auto: from € 40 / day, gasoline: € 1.47. When renting cars in St. Petersburg will spend: about 11 000 rubles (for cars for a week), 2000 rubles – for a green card (required for entry into the country), and if in Helsinki – about 600 km on the road and 4000 rubles for gasoline.
  • For the most courageous – a bicycle! Really achievable and cycling route from Peter passes through item “Svetogorsk – Imatra – at will, Lappeenranta”. Rent iron horse in Vyborg: 500 rubles / day. Vyborg – Svetogorsk (bus / train) – from 600 rubles.

Accommodation: in Helsinki you can stay at the hostel (in this country you really shouldn’t be afraid of them), this is the cheapest option – from 2000 rubles for two.

  • apartments – from € 40
  • 3 * hotel – from € 65
  • 5 * hotel – from € 110

Scandinavia is a detox every second under supervision observant physician – Nature. This is an unmeasured number of eco-paths, bike paths, fishing spots, saunas and … campgrounds outside cities! Price for a place with a tent: from € 18 (with a car – from € 25). Дляa detachment of travelers more profitable will be small cottages – from € 35 / night.

Camping Benefit: apply for Europe Camping Key (€ 16) – save on services and the places themselves.

Food: Approximate Pricing

  • street nourishing fast food – from 4 €
  • coffee – from € 2
  • salmon with a side dish – from € 10
  • fish fillet (trout), kg – from € 12
  • berries (sea buckthorn, cranberries, blueberries), 0,5l – from € 5
  • bottle of water – from € 0.8 (but you can drink water from the tap – € 0!)

Life hacking: at lunch, many cafes offer a buffet system. For example, overeat to dump for only € 12. Remember and student diners: budget and nourishing, lunch – from € 3.

Travel: for travel around the city buy travel card: € 18/3 days. Acts on some ferries, if not – tickets around € 3.5. Outside the capital can be reached by bus or train – from € 15.

TOTAL:

By plane from Moscow without a rental car will cost 50,000 rubles per two. (3 days in Helsinki + 3 days outside the city), with a rental car (a day in Helsinki + 5 days outside the city) – 96,000 rubles.

Interestingly, the trip from Peter is estimated at about 80,000 rubles, whether you drive or rent it to Of Finland.

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