Top 10 Destinations for Cheap City Breaks in 2018

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Royal Castle in Krakow, Poland

The winter has (hopefully) ended and it’s still a while until summer holidays, and if you’re like me, you’re regularly checking your calendar for potential city break weekends!

To help you pick your city break destination, the UK Post Office City Costs Barometer just released the list of the cheapest and most expensive cities to visit in 2018. They assessed 36 cities across Europe for the survey and calculated the cost of 12 key expenditures including entry to a top museum and art gallery, a three-course evening meal and two nights accommodation in a three-star hotel.

The Cheapest Cities to Visit in 2018

Eastern Europe dominates the list with Krakow at the top. They estimated, excluding flights, a weekend for two would cost just under €200.

1. Krakow, Poland

Royal Castle in Krakow, Poland | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

2. Vilnius, Lithuania

View of Vilnius and Cathedrals | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

3. Riga, Latvia

Sunset over Riga | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

4. Warsaw, Poland

The Old Town in Warsaw, Poland | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

5. Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

6. Moscow, Russia

Moscow Russia | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

7. Prague, Czech Republic

View of Prague from the Charles Bridge | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

8. Athens, Greece

Acropolis in Athens Greece | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

9. Lisbon, Portugal

View over Lisbon, Portugal | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

10. Lille, France

Lille, France | Cheap City Breaks in 2018

By comparison, the most expensive cities included: Amsterdam, Oslo, Reykjavik, Copenhagen, Venice, Dublin, Helsinki, Stockholm, Madrid and Geneva.

So, which city will you visit this year?


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