EuroCheapo's Guide to Cheap Hotels in Europe
The EuroCheapo Newsletter
March 26, 2008

Has the strong euro turned your Spring fever into a flu? Worry not, Cheapos, we've got the cure!

It's simple. Here's the prescription:

Take two cheap beds...

Hotel Am Dom in Salzburg Above: A chic room for two at Hotel Am Dam in Salzburg for €68.

Using CheapoSearch, we found these great rates for our editors' favorite hotels, pensions and B&B's in late April*:

1) Athens: Hotel Fivos
Monastiraki, 1-star hotel, Doubles: €40

2) Lisbon: Pensao Lafonense
Baixa, pension, Doubles: €48

3) Paris: Les Chansonniers
Republique, 2-star hotel, Doubles: €55

4) Florence: Locanda Starlight
San Lorenzo, B & B, Doubles: €60

5) Salzburg: Hotel Am Dom
Altstadt, 3-star hotel, Doubles: €68

*Prices and avail. subject to change. Rates based on a CheapoSearch conducted on March 24 for April 30-May 2nd and May 5-7 (2 guests).

Enter (and win!) our contest...

Have you ever had a bad seat on a plane? A reeaaally bad seat? How did you make it through the trip?

Tell us and you could win a copy of the newly published "Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget," out this month. The 1,280 page book is a budget traveler's Bible, offering euro-saving advice for 34 countries in Europe, including top sights, cheap eats, and nightlife.

Whether airplane yoga or a few cocktails got you through the flight, we want to know. Share your story and your advice by leaving a comment on the blog.

We'll reward the best tip with a copy of the book. If we get a lot of tips, we might even send out two! The contest deadline is Wednesday April 2, 2008.

Rest your eyes on this Mystery Photo...

Look at those angels!

Do you know this window? In front of which church - and in which city - were we standing when we snapped this pic? Ring any bells? Answer

Stop coughing up euros!

Got Gaudi?
Many destinations in Europe are chock full of free attractions and sights, or offer reduced admission on a number of museums and cultural institutions. Take a look.
  • Barcelona: Free (and fun) stuff to do
    Hang out with Gaudi, and more.

  • Amsterdam: Cheapest Bike in Town
    Cycle with more euros jingling in your pocket.

  • Dublin: Free castles and modern art
    A castle, a museum, and a gallery; Oh my!

  • Rome: A list of free tourist sights
    A free thing happened on the way to the forum.

  • Paris: Top 5 free sights
    Some franc advice for the city of lights.

And, call us in the morning!

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Gesundheit, Cheapos. Fare-thee-well, and à votre santé!

The EuroCheapo Team