5 Popular European Destinations For Youngsters

5 Alternate European Destinations To Visit On A Budget
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Europe has always been a travel bucket list special for the young and the old alike. What is exciting is that more and more youngsters are taking up international travel. With new age apps and travel portals, youngsters are more savvy and can tactfully plan their dream trips even to destinations which might not be the cheapest to explore. Here’s listing the top 5 popular destinations in Europe for youngsters, which can also be explored on a budget!

1. Amsterdam

Amsterdam

The free walking tours are a great way to see the best of Amsterdam such as the gentrification of the Red Light District and the Begijnhof Convent, an inner courtyard leading to the Civic Guards Gallery, where a collection of paintings by old masters is on permanent display. Eat on the cheap around central Amsterdam with pannenkoeken, crepes and a spinach variation topped with pine nuts, pepitas and a slab of molten goat cheese.

Usually, tickets to Paris & Brussels are cheaper than that of Amsterdam. Yet, before booking tickets, always check for good flight ticket offers on various websites.

2. Paris

Paris

While Paris is one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in, you can do a lot on a budget too! Get a taste of la mode every Friday afternoon at the Galeries Lafayette department store. Paris is one of the best places to see in Europe for international film buffs and you can watch a free film at the open-air cinema at the Parc de la Villette during July and August and usually follows a particular theme. Eat baguettes and crepes, have coffee and walk everywhere!

(Also Read: 12 Random Observations About Paris)

Visiting Paris is extremely easy all thanks to Air France‘s direct connectivity with Mumbai & Delhi.

3. Athens

Lady sitting in front of Parthenon on Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Unless you’re thinking of eating at fancy places all the time, traveling in Athens is rather cheap. With some of the most amazing places to see in Europe. As opposed to the usual destinations that every Europe Tour package will include such as Paris, Rome or Barcelona, Athens will allow you to travel more comfortably and not keep tabs on how much you spend all the time. The food in Athens is pretty great & dinner for two averages for around €20 while you can have cheaper meals. Accommodation is also not too expensive even if you stay in a central area. A night at a 3 star hotel costs about €60 for a double room.

4. Florence

Florence

Any good Europe Holiday package will include tourist hotspots like Rome and the coast of Amalfi or the Peloponnese. The many attractions in Florence, including climbing the Duomo and visiting the Uffizi that you can enjoy on a budget. Art and historical sites will surround you in Florence so wander through corridors, take photographs of galleries and churches. Like Athens, Florence too has some great cafés, restaurants, snack bars and wine bars where you can wine and dine!

5. Berlin

Berlin

Dine on street food and a get a €24 pass that buys three-day access to more than 50 museums in Berlin. Look for food trucks hawking everything from arepas to arancini. Offerings range from congee to avocado toasts to Indian snacks and barbecue sandwiches and eggs benedict. There are also breakfast cocktails. Berlin also offers cheap accommodations in hostels and has public events all year round so you can definite do it on a budget!

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