“Cheap” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind regarding a trip to Europe. But if expert travelers know anything, it’s that there are always ways to work the system in our financial favor.
For those who seek adventure on a budget, travel site Hoppa has curated a list of the cheapest cities in Europe based on average prices for common expenses like hotels, taxi rides and coffee. Their science wasn’t necessarily always exact: Hoppa gathered some of its pricing info from mainstream booking sites, while other details came from sites that rely on less reliable crowdsourcing to reach their estimates. But not to worry. Based on what we already know about these cities, we can verify that when you plan a trip correctly, they can be cheap visits indeed. Some of our favorites include: