Europe’s Best Budget Winter Destinations Revealed – See the Full List

You may already be dreaming of a summer holidays abroad but you might miss an amazing winter break.

Whether you’re looking to see Europe on a budget or just can’t wait for schools to close, we’ve got you covered.

DiscoverCars.com ranked the best european winter destinations which you can visit right now without breaking the budget.

Their team looked at a range of factors, including the average cost of the flight from London-Heathrow at the average cost of a car rental for a week.

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They gave the city a score from one to ten based on these factors and ranked the locations based on their overall rating, which could reach a maximum of 50 points.

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The complete list of factors taken into account by Discovercars.com included:

  • Average cost of a flight from London Heathrow
  • Average cost of a car rental for a week
  • Average cost for an adult for the most famous attraction
  • Average overall cost of a one-week hotel stay
  • Number of “affordable” restaurants based on TripAdvisorthe “cheap meal” option
  • The highest ranked attraction based on TripAdvisor

“For many people, their next trip in 2022 will be their first vacation since before the pandemic, Aleksandrs Buraks tells DiscoverCars.com.

“Because of this, we wanted to make sure their trip went as smoothly as possible. Our new ranking tells you everything you need to know about flight costs, car rental prices, and more.

“We want our research to help people prepare well for their next vacation so they can truly make travel memories in 2022.”

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What is the best city to visit in Europe in winter?

News and Star: Krakow.  1 creditKrakow. 1 credit

We are not surprised to see Krakow at the top of the list of the best winter destinations on the continent.

The Polish city scored an impressive 40 out of 50 and it scored high in all areas.

Hire cars are cheapest at £141.56 and it has the cheapest average overall weekly hotel cost at £335.33.

There are 664 affordable restaurants to choose from and its biggest attraction – Rynek Glowny – is completely free.

Discover all the attractions Krakow has in store for you by by visiting the Tripadvisor website.

News and Stars: Prague.  1 creditPrague. 1 credit

Prague comes close behind out of an overall score of 37, the city has an average flight cost of £120.25 from Heathrow and an average car rental cost of £225.25.

Discovercars.com notes his greatest attraction as prague castle but you can explore what else the city has to offer via Tripadvisor.

Round the first three is Paris – the famous City of Love – is a great place for a Valentine’s getaway.

Flights cost an average of £188.80 from Heathrow and its biggest attraction – the Eiffel Tower – will set you back just £22.

see what else the french capital has to offer through Tripadvisor.

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The best cheap winter destinations in Europe

  1. Krakow, Poland = 40
  2. Prague, Czech Republic = 37
  3. Paris, France = 32
  4. Brussels, Belgium = 32
  5. Budapest, Hungary = 31
  6. Berlin, Germany = 31
  7. Amsterdam, Netherlands = 30
  8. Tallinn, Estonia-=28
  9. Copenhagen, Denmark = 20
  10. Vienna, Austria = 18

See the full breakdown of cheap European winter destinations through Discovercars.com.

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