Who says that summer holidays should cost the earth? Not Skyscanner.
Check out this weeks five amazing flights for £50 or less and you could be hopping all over Europe sipping coffee, admiring architecture, wining and dining and kicking back on sandy beaches, even on a budget!
When you visit Gdansk you get 3 cities for the price of one. Nearby Sopot and Gdynia make up the famous Polish trio. Gdansk old town is stunning to behold and even more mesmerising when you realise it was rebuilt out of rubble after WWII. Sopot has beautiful long stretches of sandy beach where you can bathe in the Baltic. Cram packed with cafés, it makes the perfect day out. Gdynia boasts a fabulous array of fine restaurants and lively coastal clubs. An old maritime town, Gdansk is wonderful seen by boat as you cruise by the old town with it’s colourful buildings, red tiled roofs and gilded flourishes. Hosting festivals, beach parties and regattas, Gdansk gives all it’s got. Find flights to Gdansk
Definitely different, Vilnius walks to it’s own European tune. Charms oozes from the picture perfect old town while quirky statues sit side by side with staggeringly beautiful churches in this UNESCO heritage site. Artists, poets and bohemians gravitate to this free-thinking European city that is one of a kind. Explore the Jewish community, the dark narrow alleyways of the medieval quarter that open up onto bar lined squares. Dine in an eccentric and eclectic mix of restaurants and cafés, browse art and literature and history or take in some live music with the locals. Opera, ballet, theatre and night clubs vie for attention as the city comes alive with people. Let this Lithuanian looker charm you into returning time and time again. Find flights to Vilnius
Magnetic, metropolitan Riga is the king of the Baltic. Energetic, handsome and cultured, the city impresses with it’s huge architectural wonders, vast open parks and a fairy-tale old town on the UNESCO heritage list. But, Riga is also delicate and elegant with charming cobbled streets that turn up noisy streets markets and cosy cafés and candlelit bars that you’ll never want to leave. Once called the ‘Paris of the East’, revel in Riga’s timeless beauty, marvel at the medieval and modern as the city offers visitors the best of both worlds. Art, culture, festivals and food…what more could one ask for? Beaches, monuments and a national opera? Yes, Riga has those too. Get away from it all or jump right in and prepare for a warm Latvian welcome. Find flights to Riga
This Spanish beauty dazzles with colour as the mosaics of Gaudi surprise you from every angle. The architecture breath-taking with the famous Sagrada Familia one of the icons of the city. More understated but equally outstanding is the food in Barcelona. Cool tapas bars begin to throng with life from 9pm. Life in Barcelona really gets going in the late evening when everyone awakes from a siesta and the heat of the day has cooled a little, creating the perfect atmosphere for a fabulous night out on the Spanish tiles. With parks and pools, museums and galleries and oodles of glorious cafés and restaurants, you won’t find it hard to fill your days in Barcelona. Find flights to Barcelona