Best Youth Destinations in Europe

Student Travel in the Cheapest and Most Exciting European Cities

What makes a city particularly suited to 'youth travel'? Often nothing at all - a beautiful cathedral, fantastic cuisine or a sandy beach can be enjoyed whatever your age. Many articles like this one are simply 'best cities in Europe' lists, with a nod to 'young people would like this'. But cities your parents would like are not the same as those that appeal to your child making their first visit to Europe.

Virtually every destination on this list is cheap and well-connected, with a mixture of culture and the kinds of activities young people are interested in: a vibrant social scene, an accessible food and drink culture and enough activities to keep you busy for a few days.

See also: Top European Cities from the Cheapest to the Most Expensive