Big day ahead? Take a break in Europe


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If you’re looking for a stag or hen weekend away before your big day, Europe boasts plenty of action-packed destinations to visit. Why not take a look at some of the finest cities around to enjoy a last minute break before your big day? There’s a wide range of popular destinations on offer and if you’re looking for a stag do, you’ll find everything you desire in cities such as Amsterdam, Prague or Berlin.

European cities ideal for stag weekends

Amsterdam has something to suit all tastes for a variety of stag weekends – no matter if you’re looking for culture, female company or places to booze. Visit the Van Gogh Museum by day, or take a stroll along the Red Light District with pals by night.

In Prague, enjoy a variety of fine beers in the Czech Republic’s capital where the locals are internationally renowned for providing full on stag weekends. Choose from fun activities including AK47 and M16 shooting, go-karting and bob-sleighing during the day. In the evening, why not go on a Prague pub crawl, stag dinner and take in a strip show or even a ghost and legends walking tour around the city – ideal for those looking for something a bit more cultured.

Berlin is an ideal location if you’re looking for a stag weekend. The German capital has a variety of music clubs, and visitors looking for a wide array of German beers should head to Friedrichshain to experience its vast number of bars. Meanwhile Potsdamer Platz is ideal for discovering the best beer gardens and the nightlife that Germany has to offer in its many clubs.

Hen weekends in Europe

Conversely, if you’re looking for a variety of different options for hen weekends, Europe has plenty to offer. If you want to sample the sun, sea and sand with your girlfriends, a place like Benidorm is a great place to start. However, if you’re looking for a more cultural break, Budapest is an exciting, cosmopolitan city with plenty of eclectic nightclubs to explore.

Budapest’s unique nightlife means you can explore Europe’s finest cafés in Liszt Ferenc Square at the start of the evening before moving on to St. Stephen’s Square for cocktails in many of the laidback bars. The nightlife in Budapest is very eclectic and of its more exciting clubs, A38, a nightclub on a barge, features a diverse mix of concerts and DJs.

Krakow is another great European destination for a hen weekend. The vibrant Polish capital boasts the highest density of bars and pubs in the world, while its medieval old town and architecture ensure that Krakow has something to offer everyone, whether it’s sightseeing or partying you seek.

Closer to UK shores Dublin makes for a great hen weekend destination. With its vibrant nightlife, Dublin has something to offer everyone when it comes to themed group vacations and you’ll be sure to have a fantastic time in Ireland, discovering a variety of traditional pubs, lively music and trendy bars on the Emerald Isle.

To book your special break, always travel with a reputable provider such as Release Travel who, incidentally, will be sending a lucky stag or hen, plus a group of five of their nearest and dearest, away for a weekend – you never know when your luck may be in.