Backpacker index: cheapest cities for going out in Europe 2017

This statistic shows the most affordable cities in Europe for travel ranked by the daily cost of entertainment/drinks in 2017. According to Price of Travel's European Backpacker Index, Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic lists as the cheapest city for going out, at an average cost of 2.79 British pounds a day. Overall Sofia ranked as the most affordable city for backpackers.

Cheapest European city destinations ranked by daily drink/entertainment costs*

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Release date

December 2016



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* Drinks and/or entertainment, calculated as cost of three cheap, local beers or wine a day. The source adds that "non-drinkers might have dessert and coffee or attend a local music performance instead, so this is a general benchmark that should be proportional for each city."

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