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5 Europe Trips Under $500

The process of picking one place to visit in Europe, with its wealth of stunning travel destinations, isn’t easy. But for budget travelers, we have a few excellent ideas for planning an unforgettable vacation that’s both marvelous and within your means. These ultra-cheap vacation recommendations command a price of around $500 or less for a pair of travelers on a multiday adventure and include accommodations for less than $100 a night, free or low-cost activities, and affordable local transportation. These are excellent ideas for long-weekend getaways and multiday stopovers. Or spend a little more and make a weeklong vacation of it.

Getting there—whether it’s by plane or train—is extra. (But we have some tips that will help you book an ultra-cheap flight, too.)

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