Everybody knows it, when there are huge university hubs there are numerous crazy party spots. A number of cities in Europe with universities so big, they created their own party scene. Want to know the best places to party on the continent? Continue reading this article and we’ll tackle the top 5 European university cities with the hottest party atmosphere.
1. Berlin – Germany
They said that Berlin is not only the best city to party in Europe but it’s actually one of the best in the world. In Germany’s capital city, just before you get ready for a night out you’ll never know when you’ll be able to get home. There are several places that you can imagine. From rock bars to private parties, techno music clubs like the legendary nightclub “Horst Krzbrg” which is located in an old abandoned industrial building.
Kreuzberg is one of the most diverse neighborhood in Berlin and the home to some of the best nightclubs in the country. There’s one road called “Oranienstrasse” that’s always full of party people going from one bar to another. And as far as nightclubs are concerned, some of the most prominent in this area are Ritter Butzke, Tresor, and SO36 for lovers of legendary Berlin techno scene.
2. Bucharest – Romania
It’s been a long way towards modernization for Romanian folks. From ruined communist economy to party mecca where tens of thousands of bachelors arrive every weekend for the epic Bucharest stag parties. They were popular for a few reasons. The huge university hub that this city has created an atmosphere that makes dozens of youngsters from all around the EU come for a budget getaway every weekend.
All over the city center, there are bustling clubs with DJs bashing dance hits but the spectrum of selection goes as far as Romanian live acts and nearly every genre that you can imagine. Clubs and party venues are unique in style that’s also affordable for foreigners. That being said, its no wonder why there are so many bachelor parties in Romanian capital every weekend.
3. Budapest – Hungary
The party atmosphere in the Hungarian capital has become famous in the rest of Europe, thanks to its underground bars in the ruins. What used to be abandoned and empty buildings are now bars and nightspots of the most bizarre and fun nightlife in Budapest. If that’s not enough, it’s officially one of the European cities where the price of alcohol is cheaper by 30%.
The average price of one beer won’t go up to €2. If you’re looking for a unique pub, Szimpla Kert is the best place to check out. It’s one of the pioneer bars in the ruins that opened in Budapest that locals and tourists want to visit. They have party flames every weekend that most youngers go to. It’s a unique party experience that you shouldn’t miss!
4. Kraków – Poland
Anyone who’s been to Kraków knows one thing, Polish does know how to party. Fun fact about Polish biggest university hub is that this place has more pubs and bars per square meter than any other place in the world. The alcoholic beverages are the cheapest in Europe, so you have to be careful not to drink too much of the local vodka.
The most popular nightclubs in Kraków are Afera and Prozak. These are the two nightclubs frequented by locals and foreign university students. Prozak is not only open on weekends, but they are also busy on Mondays and is considered one of the largest in Poland. Cheap flights to Kraków are always available and if you have extra money on the side then don’t hesitate to spend an unforgettable weekend in one of the oldest party spots in Europe.
5. Bristol – UK
There is no British city that exceeds London, but Bristol is kinda close to it. It’s one of the most dynamic university destinations in the country, it has a diverse culture with an unbeatable party atmosphere at more affordable prices than London.
Some of the favorite party places of local students are Lakota and Lola Lo. They offer affordable drinks and open until three in the morning. Another famous bar is called “Thekla”, a distinctive nightclub on a boat that’s open on Thursday nights. Bristol is known as the legendary dance music spot so finding a great place with a great DJ should be easy.