Best places for nightlife in Europe

A little party (in one of the best European clubs) never killed anybody.

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Every city has a dance floor to tear up but sometimes our inner party animal asks for more.

In this guide we’ve gathered 10 European destinations where you can dance till dawn, try foreign food and drinks and of course hang out with new international friends at any budget.

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Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain

If you’re a real night owl, Barcelona is just for you. From cheap bars and world-class clubs to monumental architecture and amazing spots to see sunset – this is all about Barcelona. But be aware that real parties start here around 2am, then after a dinner with locals you can dance all night and sleep until noon.

Best party spots:

Milk, La Terrrazza, the Warehouse and many others.

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Ibiza

Ibiza, Spain

This iconic Spanish island is famous for being a European clubbing capital. It is an ideal place for those who want to party like a rock star in the best clubs while not missing the chance to catch some sun during the day. This island never sleeps, so be prepared for high prices and big crowds.

Best party spots:

Amnesia, Privilege, iconic Pacha and Space, and many others.

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Zante

Mykonos, Greece

Have you ever heard of this small Greek island before? They say that parties here last all summer long, 24/7. What’s more, it offers tourists beautiful beaches, breathtaking views and a summer paradise atmosphere. Spend your nights dancing in the moonlight until the sunrise in one of the beach clubs and days exploring the sights.

Best party spots:

ASTRA, at54 Club & Lounge Mykonos, Prta Bar, Scandinavian Bar and many others.

Best sites for trips to Mykonos


Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Definitely one of Europe’s trendiest cities, the German capital by night has a wild clubbing scene. Berlin attracts a lot of international party tourists with all kinds of budgets. So whether you’re a student on a budget or looking to splash the cash, Berlin will have you covered. Explore the Museum Island by day, and by night, check out the vibrance of nightlife at some of the best European clubs.

Best party spots:

Berghain & Panorama Bar, KitKat, Anomalie Art Club, Chalet and many others.

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The Netherlands is home to world-famous DJs Tiësto and Armin van Buuren so expect trance to be a thing here. Amsterdam is a popular student destination where you can have a bold nightlife experience for relatively little money. Whether you decide to rock out to music at the Warehouse Elementenstraat or dive into the intimate atmosphere of Sugarfactory, it’s guaranteed you’ll have the time of your life.

Best party spots:

Warehouse Elementenstraat, Café De Duivel, OT301, Club Escape and many others.

Best sites for trips to Amsterdam


Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden

The capital of Scandinavia, Stockholm holds some of the best party spots in Europe and it’s also known for being a home to the famous house DJs Avicii and Steve Angello. Clubbing here is expensive but definitely worth it. In Stockholm you can dance the night away in one of the casual bars with dance floors or in clubs of the highest standards.

Best party spots:

Stampen, Corner Club, Erlands, Wirströms Pub and many others.

Best sites for trips to Stockholm


Ghent

Ghent, Belgium

Who would think that this enchanting city never sleeps? The fairy-tale streets of Ghent are busy with tourists by day, but at night turn into a super-cool music scene. If you are a real night owl, Oude Beestenmarkt and De Overpoort are the right places for you. Here you can enjoy quality music, cheap beer and a great atmosphere while dancing the night away.

Best party spots:

Club 69 at Oude Beestenmarkt, Hot Club Gent and Niche Club at De Overpoort.

Best sites for trips to Ghent


Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary’s capital city, is a great destination for those who want to have a striking nightlife experience at very cheap prices. So-called “ruin-bars” are definitely a must here. Old Soviet buildings have been transformed into huge dance parties with loads of communist artefacts. What’s more, in summer you can attend one of the pool parties organised in the Turkish baths.

Best party spots:

Szimpla Ruin Pub, Instant, Szimpla Kert, Szechenyi Bath pools and many others.

Best sites for trips to Budapest


Wroclaw

Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw (“vrot” + “slav”) is a beautiful city in south-west Poland hailed Europe’s best destination of 2018. Here you can try to count all the dwarf figures, eat the best pierogi and make an attempt to over-drink a Pole (which we don’t recommend). By night the spirit of the city moves to the famous nightlife district called Pasaz Niepolda, where you can explore over half a dozen pubs and clubs.

Best party spots:

Bezsennosc and Mundo at Pasaz Niepolda, Casa de La Musica and X Demon at Market Square, Szajba at Pokoyhof.

Best sites for trips to Wroclaw


Kyiv

Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine

Have you ever had a pint for less than a pound? If the answer is “No”, it’s time to jet off to Kyiv and get one yourself. You will be surprised, but locals really know how to throw an epic party. In Kyiv you can finally let loose and embrace your inner party animal while dancing into the dawn in one of the numerous clubs. Plus you can afford pretty much everything, even in the super-fancy clubs like Arena City.

Best party spots:

Caribbean Club, Forsage, Alchemist, Arena City and many others.

Best sites for trips to Kyiv

Kiev in Ukraine is known as Kyiv, which is a derivative from Kyi – the founder of the city. The spelling Kiev is a Russian translation that has carried over from Soviet times.
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