Eastern Europe on a budget: bargains from Poland to Montenegro
By Will Coldwell, The Guardian
While Krakow remains Poland’s top destination, with Wrocław increasingly drawing attention as a hip alternative, the country’s vast countryside is a dream setting for a summer holiday.
Beer in the capital comes in at just £1.72 a glass and a meal for two costs £30, according to Post Office Travel Money’s latest report, and prices are even lower away from the cities. The vast Masurian Lakes in the north-east can be reached via budget flights to Warsaw, Bydgoszcz or Gdansk for under £100. Giżycko and Mikołajki are the main tourist bases, but the stunning design-led Hotel Galery69 near Olsztyn offers contemporary lakeside luxury from just £40 a night and from there the waters can be explored by bike, kayak or sailing boat.
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