Travel in Europe doesn’t have to be expensive – you just need to know where to go.

Whether you fancy rafting down rivers and scaling mountains in Slovenia, wandering along Porto’s colourful riverfront, or simply digging your toes into some quieter sands, Europe is full of places that you can explore without breaking the bank. Here’s a list of the best places to visit on a European escape.


rough guide europe budget coverFor more inspiration on how to explore the continent without breaking the bank, check out the new edition of The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget, packed full of tips, ideas and handy maps and itineraries.