The airfares, the accommodation, the spending money. It all adds up. If you’re looking for holiday destinations that won’t completely break your bank account, but still want to have an awesome holiday, check out these 5 beautiful destinations! These destinations will prove that you can have a holiday on a budget that’s still absolutely incredible.
1. Puebla, Mexico
Puebla is one of Mexico’s oldest cities, known by Mexicans and tourists as a university town filled with beautiful cuisine, colonial history and colourful, vibrant surroundings. Check out the Museo Amparo, with one of the finest collections of Mexican art in Latin America. Explore the baroque Capilla del Rosario, a 17th-century church with amazing architecture and an elaborate interior. Walk along Callejon de los Sapos (Frog Alley) to buy vintage items and antiques. Browse through El Parian market for amazing ceramics and crafts from all over Mexico. Whatever you choose to do, Puebla will provide a truly cultural experience.
2. Brașov, Romania
Explore the heart of Transylvania and experience some of Eastern Europe’s finest nature. Brașov is Romania’s gateway to the rural countryside of the Carpathian Mountains and all of its glory, outdoor activities like camping, hiking and wildlife. However, if you’re not that into nature and the outdoors, you can still experience what the city has to offer. You’ll feel like you’re living in a fairy tale, thanks to Brașov’s beautiful scenery. Travel along the cobblestone streets to the city’s last standing original medieval gate, Catherine’s Gate. Take a tour of the Biserica Neagra and the Black Church and learn Brașov’s history.
3. Barcelona, Spain
Capital of Catalonia and Spain’s second city, Barcelona is incomparable. The art and architecture of Barcelona is absolutely breathtaking and unforgettable, and you won’t see anything like it anywhere else. There is something to do for everyone in this gorgeous city. Food lovers, art lovers, shopaholics, beach lovers, party animals. You name it. Experience the dreamlike works of Antoni Gaudí and visit the Sagrada Família and the Casa Batlló. Take in the city beaches, but beware, Barcelona’s beachfront boardwalk stretches for miles. Go see a night show, and witness the beautiful music and lights of the Magic Fountain. This holiday on a budget will provide experiences that you will never forget.
4. Arequipa, Peru
Known as Peru’s most beautiful city, Arequipa’s striking architecture and volcanic backgrounds are sights that will truly take your breath away. Go see the Plaza de Armas and be awestruck. Arequipa’s central square, Plaza de Armas, will surely impress with its leafy palm trees and stunning colonial churches. Get away from the centre of the city, and visit Yanahuara. With a mix of colonial era churches, elegant archways and unbeatable views of the mystical ice-capped volcanoes, you’ll be thankful you visited this magical district. Adventure to Arequipa, Peru, for an unbelievable holiday on a budget.
5. Berlin, Germany
Berlin, an eclectic mix of history, culture and gorgeous sights. The city intrigues yet embraces its visitors with open arms. It’s filled with a diverse mix of sights you must take in when visiting! Stroll through the Brandenburg Gate. Experience the beautiful Berlin Cathedral. Discover incredible art at the East Side Gallery. Visit the Holocaust Memorial. Wander the halls of the Charlottenburg Palace. Take a look at the French Cathedral. Climb to the top of the Victory Column. Berlin provides a range of inexpensive activities that make great for travelling on a budget.