Spring is coming closer, and so is the warmer weather we've all been longing for. Springtime is the perfect time of the year to travel if you seek smaller crowds and pleasant weather. Days get longer, everything around us starts to bloom and the sun shines brightly. Seems like a perfect vacation scenario, right? For those looking for an affordable spring break holiday, get inspired by our list.
One of the most charming European cities, Lisbon famous for its rich historical sites, incredible architecture and sandy beaches. Known as the cheapest city break destination in western Europe, Lisbon will amaze you with its beauty and won't blow your budget.
History-lovers should definitely visit the district of Alfama, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Narrow streets leading to the ancient castle will make you feel like you're in a medieval fairy tale. Don't forget to enjoy delicious local cuisine and quality wines, which are some of the best in Europe. The average price for one bottle of wine in a bar is around £11, and you can get a three-course meal for around £25.
Spring is the best time to visit the Red City because temperatures aren't nearly as scorching as they are in the summer, and are perfectly pleasant. Fall in love with the city's old town, the Medina, where colorful riads and stunning palaces and mosques are located.
Also, make sure to leave time to visit some of the city's most famous markets. There you can enjoy a cup of famous mint tea, buy a handmade rug or an antique oil lamp. Book a flight from the UK starting at £30 and stay in a luxury hotel for under £60! The prices are ideal for the perfect bohemian-chic retreat!
This charming small city located on the Adriatic Sea will win you over with its historical city center and pristine, clean beaches. It offers a perfect mix of tradition and modernity.
By day explore Diocletian's Palace, a former Roman palace, and lots of other historical buildings as well as the charming streets filled with small houses. By night, discover local cuisine at gorgeous restaurants by the sea, famous for their fresh seafood and local wines, which will cost you from £30. During the off-season, prices in town are much lower and the city center is not overcrowded with tourists as it is the summer.
This little-known country hides lots of beauty and is easy on the pocketbook. Baku, the cosmopolitan capital of Azerbaijan, is located on the Caspian Sea and has an ancient UNESCO-listed historical center. The city's architecture is unique, representing a harmonious blend of an unlikely pair: Paris and Dubai.
Until recently it was pretty hard to obtain a visa for the country and it was considered an expensive destination. But now it's surprisingly affordable for almost everyone's budget. You can stay at a hostel from £10 a night and eat a traditional meal in a restaurant for the same price.
Prague, Czech Republic
If you are looking for a cheap weekend getaway, Prague is the perfect place to visit! Explore historic landmarks, medieval streets, baroque-style churches, and soak in the Renaissance and Gothic architecture everywhere you turn. The most popular spot in the city is the Charles Bridge, dating back to the 15th century. Be sure to touch the sculptures on the bridge because they're considered to bring good luck.
The city is famous for insanely cheap beer that tastes expensive. The Czechs really know how to make beer, so there's truly something for every type of beer-lover. A half-liter of beer will cost you around £1.50 in a local bar.