Baltics have the cheapest Christmas markets in Europe
After surveying eleven European cities, it has been concluded that Baltic States have the cheapest Christmas markets. Riga holds second place in this regard. Estonia’s capital city of Tallinn is on the first place, according to information provided by Riga’s Tourism Development Bureau for the latest Christmas market study conducted by Britain’s Post Office.
A weekend in Tallinn would cost two people GBP 538.00 (EUR 656.69), which is one-third cheaper than Stockholm, which, according to the survey, has the highest costs GBP 801.00 (EUR 931.56). A weekend in Riga, on the other hand, would cost two people GBP 547.00 (EUR 636.16). Riga has been recognized as the second most economically beneficial travel destination for British tourists.
Prague is on the third place. Spending Christmas there would cost British tourists GBP 582.00 (EUR 676.86). Meals in Prague are also cheaper. However, airline tickets and hotel costs are nearly GBP 100.00 more expensive when compared with Riga.
Post Office European Christmas Markets Barometer is based on information provided by national and regional tourism bureaus. The barometer surveyed eleven European cities – Tallinn, Riga, Prague, Munich, Lille, Budapest, Berlin, Strasbourg, Copenhagen, Vienna and