Beach breaks for £37 and city hotels from £46: Infographics reveal the cheapest European holiday spots

  • Hotel search website has produced three infographics to help customers get the best Discount Holidays © holiday deal
  • Amsterdam has risen to the top of the list as the most popular overseas destination for UK visitors
  • Southern and eastern European capital cities are much cheaper than their northern and western counterparts

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Amsterdam is now the most popular overseas destination, there is a clear divide between hotel prices in north and west Europe compared to south and east Europe – and a beach Discount Holidays © holiday can cost as little as 37 per night. These are just some of the latest travel trends hotel search website trivago.co.uk has discovered and reproduced in three infographics to help customers save money. One shows the most popular destinations among UK travellers, another the cheapest and most expensive city breaks and the third the cheapest beach towns – all perfect for planning this year’s summer holiday.

The most and least expensive capital cities in Europe

The cheapest capitals are Sofia (average of 46 per night) and Skopje (average of 48). London is named as the most expensive with an average hotel price of 184

Amsterdam has now risen to the top of the list as the most popular overseas destination for UK customers

The data, based on hotel searches made during 2015, shows that both Amsterdam and Dublin have risen in popularity to surpass Paris as the two most popular overseas destinations among UK travellers. Dubai has also risen in popularity to occupy the fourth spot, while more further afield destinations New York and Las Vegas also feature in the top 20.

Based on average hotel prices over the past three years, there is a clear divide, with southern and eastern European capital cities much cheaper than their northern and western counterparts. The cheapest capitals are Sofia (average of 46 per night) and Skopje (average of 48). The most expensive capital city in Europe is London (average of 184 per night), followed by Bern (average of 151).

Top 25 cheapest beach towns

The cheapest beach town is Bulgaria s Varna, with an average price per night of 37, with Sunny Beach also making an appearance in third spot with an average price of 51.16

Varna is the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and the third largest city in Bulgaria

The data, based on average hotel prices during 2015, shows a good range of geographical locations for a cheap beach holiday. Greece boasts the highest number of low cost coastal towns, with five locations in the top 25. The cheapest is Thessaloniki, at an average of 57 per night.

The second cheapest country is Spain, with four destinations in the top 25. The cheapest is Puerto de la Cruz, at 56 per night. The cheapest beach town is Bulgaria s Varna, with an average price per night of 37.

The most popular overseas destinations for UK users

Amsterdam, Dublin and Paris make the top three for UK residents to visit overseas in the latest research from Trivago

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