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Top 10 affordable countries to visit in Europe in 2024

Published by Mattias Söderström in category Articles on 15.05.2024
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Planning a budget-friendly summer trip? We’ve identified 10 affordable destinations for you this summer and explain the benefits of purchasing your travel currency at Tavex!

Traveling doesn’t always have to be expensive, especially not in Europe, where there are plenty of destinations that offer fantastic experiences without necessarily having to empty your wallet.

Whether you are looking for sun and beaches, culture and history, or just want to try new cuisines, there are several affordable countries to visit that do not compromise the quality of your vacation. Let’s take a look at the list we’ve compiled of the 10 most cost-effective countries to visit during the summer of 2024!

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10 affordable countries to visit this summer

1. Bulgaria: Sunny beaches and culture at “mini-prices”

In Bulgaria, the appeal continues to draw tourists seeking both relaxation and adventure, thanks in large part to its long sandy beaches and historical sites like the UNESCO-listed town of Nesebăr

Here, your money goes further, whether it’s for accommodation or exquisite local cuisine.

2. Romania: Rich history without breaking the budget

From the dramatic landscapes of Transylvania to Bucharest’s vibrant cultural scene, Romania offers everything from fascinating history to culture, all at very low costs.

3. Hungary: Thermal baths and goulash for a bargain.

Cities like Budapest are famous for their thermal baths and architecture. And with unbeatable prices, it’s easy to indulge a little extra here without worrying about the budget.

4. Portugal: Charm and character on a smaller budget

Portugal remains a favorite for those seeking sunny days by the Atlantic and charming cities like Lisbon and Porto, where prices for food and lodging are still surprisingly low.

5. Slovakia: Mountains and castles at great prices

Slovakia is a wonderful country for nature lovers and history enthusiasts, where one can enjoy both mountain hikes and exploring castles without breaking the bank.

6. Czech Republic: Beer and baroque at low prices

If you are a beer lover, the Czech Republic is the place to go. The country offers world-famous beer types and magnificent baroque cities like Prague and Cesky Krumlov at low prices.

Here you can read everything you need to know about the Czech currency and more!

7. Lithuania: Baltic beauty on a smaller budget

Vilnius is known for its beautiful old town and Lithuania is generally one of the most affordable Baltic countries, perfect for a budget-friendly getaway.

8. Albania: Mediterranean dreams at lower prices

Albania has fantastic coastlines and ancient ruins that can be explored at a fraction of the cost compared to other more “popular” Mediterranean countries.

9. North Macedonia: Cultural cities at low costs

Experience a mix of cultures and a history that dates back to antiquity in North Macedonia, all at prices that allow you to stay longer.

10. Poland: Cultural riches at favorable prices

Poland is a country with a rich history and culture as well as incredible food. From Warsaw to Krakow, your money goes further here, making it an ideal destination for budget travelers.

In Poland, you can find Tavex offices in 8 different cities if you prefer to exchange money on site.

No matter which of these affordable countries to visit you choose, you are guaranteed to come home with unforgettable memories without having emptied your wallet. Do you have your own tips or experiences from any of these countries? Feel free to share in the comments below and help other travelers plan their next adventure!


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