Backpacking Europe as a Budget Traveler is possible, but you have to know which cities you can travel on budget and which destinations you may want to avoid when traveling on budget. We at Gomio selected 16 cool destinations across Europe for less than 15€. You might be surprised, we even listed Top European Destinations like Barcelona and Lisbon for you! Get a full overview about the cheap summer destinations on our map on Pinterest. Let’s start with Top European Summer Destinations for 15€ and less!
16. Sliema, Malta 15€
Malta is the perfect summer destination! Many famous movies (e.g. Troy) have been filmed on the smallest island of the European Union. The island of Malta, Comino, and Gozo is a perfect backpacker destination to discover a small piece on earth with such an important, and interesting historical background. Did you know that “Giants” lived in Malta? Also, here in Malta you will find one of the best Design Hostels in Europe: Hostel Jones in Sliema! You can find and book your cheap hostel in Sliema with Gomio.
15. Thessaloniki, Greece 15€
Even Thessaloniki has just around 350.000 inhabitants, Thessaloniki was ranked as the world’s fifth-best party city worldwide, comparable to cities like Dubai and Montreal. This ranking was published by Lonely Planet in the year 2010. Find the cheapest hostel in Thessaloniki with Gomio here.
14. Weimar, Germany 15€
Do you know the famous german writers Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller? The city of Weimar was home for these two famous writers and more. If you are interested in discovering more about the German Culture of Writing and Philosophy, Weimar is your place to be. Find all Hostels in Weimar here with us.
13. Peniche, Portugal 14,90€
Surfing, summer, sun! Penich is a surfers paradise and offers many Surf Hostels around the town. Check out all Surf Hostels in Peniche here.
12. Erfurt, Germany 14,50€
Erfurt is located just around 150km west-side from Leipzig, and 25km from Weimar. Any idea who is the most famous student of the Universe of Erfurt? It is: Martin Luther! Find all cheap hostels in Erfurt here.
11. Boliqueime, Portugal 14,50€
Boliqueime is located between the famous destinations Lagos and Faro. This place offers also beautiful beaches, but in a more calm and relaxed way. Find all top hostels in Boliqueime here.
And psssst: You will get a swimming pool with the Boutique Hostel in Boliqueime.
10. Dresden, Germany 14€
Another cheap destination in Germany is the city of Dresden. Have a beer right at the river banks, visit the bohemian neighbourhood of Neustadt. Read our Travel Guide for more information about Hostels Locations in Dresden. You can find all Hostels in Dresden with us on Gomio.
9. Porto, Portugal 14€
Porto is a cheap Top European summer destination right at the sea and the River. Have a wine tasting, walk through the old town, and get inspired by the “Harry Potter Library” in Porto. Find all cool and cheap hostels in Porto here.
8. Leipzig, Germany 13,50€
Considered as the “new Berlin”, Leipzig is a modern and vibrant city. This city is a truly beautiful and authentic city to visit on your trip through Germany. Find all hostels and budget accommodations in Leipzig here.
7. Naxos, Greece 13€
Naxos is a the largest island in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean. The are numerous of beaches and hidden spots to discover on the island. And the prices are cheap: stay at a hostel in Naxos for 13€. Find all Hostels in Naxos here.
6. Dublin, Ireland 13€
Dublin and Ireland in general is a beautiful summer destination! The island of Ireland offers a friendly and open-minded culture. And who does not pretend to be from Ireland when it comes to Saint Patricks Day? Find your cheapest hostels in Dublin here.
5. Fatima, Portugal 13€
Fatima is located in the inland between Porto and Lisbon. The town is tiny, but the atmosphere is authentic and you will not see any huge tourist crowds. This destinations is recommended to take a short break from the big cities rush. You can find all hostels in Fatima here.
4. Barcelona, Spain 12,50€
Beaches, sun, stunning architecture and a unique atmosphere! Barcelona has everything and is a perfect European Summer destination. Barcelona has also a high standard for hostels. Make sure you pick a good one. If you need any recommendation for a hostel in barcelona, please contact us at Gomio via Live Chat here. You can find all hostels in Barcelona also on the city page here.
3. Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic 12,50€
How about some Cuban feeling in a tiny town in Czech Republic? The Cuba Bar&Hostel in Ceske Budejovice will be your place to check out!
2. Lisbon, Portugal 12€
Lisbon is one of the hippest and most underrated destination in Europe. Even it’s attracting more and more travelers, Lisbon can be a quiet and relaxing place to visit. If you are more into party, you will find dozens of parties every night as well! Keep in mind that Lisbon is home to one of the best hostels in the world. Find all awesome hostels in Lisbon with Gomio.
1. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic 10,90€
The cheapest destination for under 15€ here is the city of Cesky Krumlov. This city is a small city located in the south of Czech Republic, close to the Austrian border. Find all hostels in Cesky Krumlov here.
Traveling on Budget through Europe?
We at Gomio.com have the cheapest hostels for you all over Europe! And a hostel booking can be even cheaper! Your exclusive hostel booking platform Gomio.com often gives away discounts on www.facebook.com/gomio. This might be interesting for you, and your travel friends! If you are looking for even cheaper destinations, check out our 18 Cheapest European Summer Destinations for under 10€ here.