See historic cities and beautiful nature without spending a lot of money
Autumn is probably the best time to travel to European countries. Wherever you choose to go the weather is still not too cold nor too hot. Countries and cities are living their normal rhythms. It’s the best time to really get to know a country, not just visit its attractions.
And it is the season that – being less touristy – gives the opportunity for cheaper holidays. To destinations that may not be one of the largest metropolises on the planet, but have their own history and above all their own beauty, natural or human creation: We have selected some destinations that are worth visiting and above all you can go without spending a fortune .
The two pockets on the banks of the Danube, Buda and Pest, together form one of the most charming capitals in Europe. The extra good thing about the Hungarian capital is that you can enjoy some “unnecessary luxuries” for relatively little money.
The sights are plentiful and historically significant. But in addition to the necessary guided tours you can spend the day in swimming pools or spas, cool off by fountains, attend very important music concerts, and even dine on a boat on the Danube. to the sounds of violins, In the evening the bars abound, especially in the 7th arrondissement. Autumn and spring are probably the best times to visit Budapest.
What to do
Relax in the thermal baths and spas of Margarita Island
Daily expenses for economic holidays: 40- 60 euros
Economic accommodation: From 25 to 35 euros
The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina experienced the horrors of the siege and the war and the decade of the early 1990s. Its signs are still visible. In the streets there are places where the mortars hit, filled with red resin, the so-called “Sarajevo wheel” to act as a reminder. In museums, the narration of recent tragic history is shocking.
Nevertheless, today Sarajevo is one of the most hospitable capitals in Europe. And one of the cheapest for the visitor.
The central district of Baščaršija is a pleasure for the visitor who has combined trips abroad with walks in the city. The bazaar, which dates back to the Ottoman era, is also a must-see destination. The nightlife of the city combines eccentricity and relaxation with several beautiful bars, while at the same time its club scene is constantly rising.
What to do
An organized city tour
Daily expenses for economic holidays: 25-45 euros
Economic accommodation: From 20 to 30 euros
The capital of Germany, Berlin, has a remarkable peculiarity. It is one of the few capitals in the world where the cost of living is lower than the national average. This is a legacy of the old division of the country into two, East and West Germany. Cities like Munich or Frankfurt are clearly more expensive than cities in the former East Germany. However, as prices rise in Berlin, it may be another opportunity to get to know other beautiful German cities, such as Leipzig.
The city from which the demonstrations that led to the reunification of the country in 1989 began has had its own, intense and independent character for many years. In recent years it has also gained a reputation as a place for artists to relax and have a special nightlife. Indicative of the change of the city is the transformation of the old Spinnerei cotton factory into a place of culture. Of course, she is not the only one.
What to do
Do not leave any neighborhood of the city untouched. You will always encounter a new musical experience.
Daily expenses for economic holidays 50-70 euros
Economic accommodation: 25 to 35 euros
It combines a medieval city, a modern industrial port and has the character of “Baltic Riviera”. Gdansk has its own charm as a seaside town. While the center of this picturesque and colorful city looks very old, it is actually a reconstruction after the Second World War. But its story is authentic and worth knowing. Gdansk is one of the many beautiful (and economical) cities in Poland.
Most of the sights are located around the Dlugi Tarq (Old Market), where most of the buildings are remodeled in a 17th century architectural style. This part is also called the Royal Road, as it was the area where the kings of Poland moved when they visited the city.
What to do
In addition to Gdansk, visit the seaside resort of Sopot.
Daily expenses for economic holidays: 40-60 euros.
Economic accommodation: 25 to 30 euros
Probably the most beautiful part of Northern Macedonia. The quiet streets of the city of the same name lead you to medieval churches, a Roman amphitheater and a fortress that is worth climbing as from there there is a great view.
But if you are a nature lover, what will impress you is the lake itself and nature itself. The area is suitable for hiking and camping, the lake for swimming and boating.
Ideal destination for those who want to spend a few days away from the city, travel abroad and do all this economically.
What to do
Rent a car and explore the area
Daily expenses for economic holidays: 25-35 euros
Economic accommodation: 15 to 25 euros
The area of Romania that is connected to Count Dracula. And indeed those who are interested in Vlad Paloukotis (this is the historical figure who is identified with Count Dracula, can visit his birthplace, Sighisoara and tour its impressive castle.
But the area does not only have historical legends and castles. It basically has nature, very rich nature. If you are there, do not forget to visit the Piatra Craiuli National Park. The Transylvanian wolf, bears, red deer and lynx live there.
What to do
Visit a village in the area. Where time seems to have stopped. You will see the way of life of another era.
Daily expenses for economic holidays 25-40 euros
Economic accommodation: 25-30 euros.
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