Top Spring Break Destinations In Europe That Don't Cost MuchBy Emily Marks, UniversityHerald Reporter
Spring break is almost here and a lot of students are already looking forward to relaxing with their friends. Moreover, vacations do not need to put a dent in one's wallets. There are plenty of enjoyable things to do without spending too much.
Europe seems like a pretty expensive place to go for spring break but it does provide free things for students on spring break to do without breaking the bank. Students just need to do their research well on the places that they want to visit, especially with regards to where they will be staying. USA Today College shared four top European spring break destinations.
There are a lot of sights and spots to visit in Berlin for free. Students on spring break can go to the Reichstag, which is home to Germany's parliament. Lonely Planet reported that tourists can also stroll along the East Side Gallery and admire politically-minded murals that were created by over 100 artists from all over the world after the Berlin Wall fell back in Nov. 1989.
USA Today College also added that, on Tuesdays, the Berlin Philharmonic hosts a free lunchtime concert. This is perfect for those who love classical music.
According to VisitLondon.com, tourists can visit museums, quirky attractions such as the Crystal Palace Park which houses the world's oldest dinosaur sculptures, parks and other well-knonw London attractions for free. Students can visit the Buckingham Palace, Abbey Road and Trafalgar Square, among others, without any cost except for commute.
Belfast has become increasingly known as it was one of the main locations for HBO series "Game of Thrones." Belfast Vibe shared 11 things that tourists can do for free in the area. It includes a visit to Ulster Museum, which is the largest museum in Northern Ireland, Linen Hall Library, Oh Yeah Music Centre and Belfast Art Galleries, among others.
Athens provides the perfect blend between nature's beauty and man-made art. Business Insider noted that the municipality of Athens provides complimentary weekend tours and students should take the opportunity. Also, make sure to visit famous spots such as the Parthenon, the Acropolis of Athens and the National Archaeological Museum.