What are the 20 most popular stag destinations in Europe?

Choosing the best activities for a stag do can be an overwhelming task. From picking the right location to organizing the most fun-filled and memorable events, a lot goes into planning a perfect stag do. With several incredible locations available across Europe, you have a wide choice of celebrating an amazing stag weekend with your friends. To make it easier for you and to make sure your time and money are well spent, here is a list of the 20 most popular destinations for a stag in Europe.

Prague, Czech Republic

prague stag in europe

Prague is known for its amazing baroque architecture, rich history, quirky things to do, and of course, affordable drinks and the largest night club in Central Europe. If we include the local hospitality (and local girls) into the equation, we get one of the best places to organize a stag in Europe. Opt for a bar or pub crawl and you’ll surely have a crazy and memorable bachelor party in Prague.

Average stag costs in Prague

Flights: €54 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €5.50 per meal
Beer: €1.00 per pint
Taxi: €0.80 per kilometer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

amsterdam night

When planning a stag in Europe, only a few places on the old continent can rival Europe’s Sin City. From bars, clubs, and red-light districts, Amsterdam has everything one needs for the perfect stag getaway. You can indulge in a lot of fun activities, such as beer bike tours in which you hop on a tandem bicycle with a beer tank, sip on the chilled beer and pedal through the streets of Amsterdam. You can also explore Amsterdam by taking a canal boat cruise and floating down the canals of Amsterdam with unlimited drinks and unique on-board entertainment to have an unforgettable experience.

Average stag costs in Amsterdam

Flights: €55 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €13.90 per meal
Beer: €5.00 per pint
Taxi: €2.95 per kilometer

Hamburg, Germany

hamburg night

Hamburg is a beer-loving city that has been tailor-made for stag getaways. In Reeperbahn, Hamburg’s central district, you’ll find a lot of reasonably-priced accommodation options, bars, restaurants, and even clubs. Getting around the city might not be as cheap as some other cities on this list but there are a lot of fun things to do that you won’t find in a lot of other places.

An amazing activity to try with your boys is paintball. Hamburg offers the best paintball experiences for any stag in Europe. As paintball is a team-based activity, pick your team wisely and shoot your paintball guns in style.

Average stag costs in Hamburg

Flights: €62 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €10.25 per meal
Beer: €4.00 per pint
Taxi: €2.30 per kilometer

Dublin, Ireland

dublin night stag in europe

Is there really a better place for a whiskey-swilling, pub-crawling, drunk and crazy weekend than Ireland’s capital? Home to one of the best pub scenes in Europe, you can’t make a mistake by choosing Dublin for your stag in Europe. However, Dublin isn’t all about pubs and clubs. You can experience the Gaelic games, go wakeboarding at the Grand Canal Dock, see the city’s historic sites or even try go-karting. Dublin is home to Ireland’s largest go-karting arena and boasts an amazing Grand Prix to give you a real racing experience.

Average stag costs in Dublin

Flights: €65 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €12.20 per meal
Beer: €4.50 per pint
Taxi: €1.80 per kilometer

Budapest, Hungary

budapest night

A prime stag-do destination, Budapest is famous for its crazy nightlife and ruin (yet affordable) pubs. If you’re looking for a place where you can party like crazy one last time without creating a hole in your pocket, it doesn’t get much better than Budapest. And if you ever get tired of that, there are still a lot of interesting things to do around. You can always go sightseeing or hop on a ‘drunken cruise’ while enjoying a strip show along the Danube River.

Average stag costs in Budapest

Flights: €58 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €5.20 per meal
Beer: €1.35 per pint
Taxi: €0.93 per kilometer

Riga, Latvia

riga night

If you are a beer fanatic and want to see how the beverage is brewed, then a brewery tour is a must for you. Along with witnessing the brewing process, you will also get to taste the unpasteurized and unfiltered beer. When in Riga, visit any Latvian brewery for the opportunity to try the beer directly from its source. In addition to this, Riga has a very vibrant nightlife, an excellent pub scene, a lot of cheap restaurants, and a lot of interesting activities you can indulge in.

Average stag costs in Riga

Flights: €75 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €6.90 per meal
Beer: €2.45 per pint
Taxi: €1.53 per kilometer

Krakow, Poland

krakow stag in europe

Krakow might not have a reputation for being a famous stag destination yet but it’s on its way to becoming one. The city is a student hub and has a very vibrant nightlife and relatively cheap bars and clubs. For a typical stag weekend in Krakow, book a stretched Hummer tour in Krakow. To spice up your evening, you can request a side of bubbly and a private stripper on board.

Average stag costs in Krakow

Flights: €55 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €5.60 per meal
Beer: €2.55 per pint
Taxi: €1.68 per kilometer

Berlin, Germany

berlin night

A metropolitan city like Berlin has something in store for everyone, from hipsters to guys looking for a regular crazy party. So, whatever you have in mind, one thing is certain; Berlin won’t let you down. You can go clubbing, indulge in more physical activities, go sightseeing, or if you want to transform your stag event into a once-in-a-lifetime, adrenaline-packed experience, try your hands at an AK-47 gun shootout. Compete with your friends and see who can shoot the maximum number of targets.

Average stag costs in Berlin

Flights: €50 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €8.90 per meal
Beer: €1.45 per pint
Taxi: €2.00 per kilometer

Bratislava, Slovakia

bratislava night

Remember that scene in the Eurotrip where the main characters were left with $15 in their pocket but yet managed to have the craziest party ever? Well, even though the movie was an exaggeration, Bratislava is ridiculously cheap and has been featured in multiple lists as the cheapest destination for a stag in Europe. The locals might not be the friendliest bunch but Bratislava is an exciting city with a lot of vibrant underground clubs and cheap bars.

Average stag costs in Bratislava

Flights: €60 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €5.50 per meal
Beer: €0.85 per pint
Taxi: €0.50 per kilometer

Warsaw, Poland

warsaw

Krakow is a vibrant city with a lot of young people, but to be honest the best clubs in the country are in Warsaw. The city also has an impressive architecture and is home to numerous vibrant culture hotspots and Poland’s most famous drinking establishments where you can try some of the notorious home-brewed Polish vodkas or attend one of the most famous beer festivals in Europe.

Average stag costs in Warsaw

Flights: €65 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €5.80 per meal
Beer: €2.75 per pint
Taxi: €0.90 per kilometer

Vilnius, Lithuania

vilnius night

When it comes to value for money, not a lot of cities in Europe can compete with Vilnius. Lithuania’s capital can offer you an amazing stag weekend with its unique landmarks, interesting activities, and vibrant nightlife. It might be extremely cold during the winters but throughout the rest of the year, the weather is quite pleasant.

Average stag costs in Vilnius

Flights: €80 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €7.00 per meal
Beer: €2.55 per pint
Taxi: €1.20 per kilometer

Kyiv, Ukraine

kyiv stag in europe

I know that a trip to Ukraine might require a visa but it’s totally worth it. The nightlife is crazy, the booze is cheap, and Ukrainian girls are very easy going. Yes, you might face a language barrier if you don’t speak Ukrainian/Russian but that won’t stop you from having an amazing time! With its vibrant pubs and bars and amazing night clubs, Kyiv is one of Europe’s most bustling capitals.

Average stag costs in Kyiv

Flights: €72 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €4.50 per meal
Beer: €1.05 per pint
Taxi: €0.75 per kilometer

Bucharest, Romania

bucharest stag in europe

What makes Bucharest a perfect destination for a stag in Europe is the fact that it’s a city where you can party like crazy for only a fraction of the price you would pay in most other European cities. In addition to this, most venues are open until 4-5 AM unlike most establishments in Western Europe, per se. The food is amazing and cheap, there’s a decent street food scene, and a lot of things to see around.

Average stag costs in Bucharest

Flights: €80 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €5.90 per meal
Beer: €1.45 per pint
Taxi: €0.90 per kilometer

Lisbon, Portugal

lisbon night

Are you looking for lazy days, long nights, incredible street food but also fancy dining options and gorgeous views from the coast, stop searching; Lisbon is the perfect destination for your stag in Europe. You can do anything you would do in the central European capitals here plus go to the beach! Also, Portuguese people are very easy-going and like to party and Lisbon is arguably the cheapest capital in Western Europe.

Average stag costs in Lisbon

Flights: €62 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €8.50 per meal
Beer: €1.60 per pint
Taxi: €0.75 per kilometer

Valletta, Malta 

valetta malta

If you’re looking for a sunny destination with beautiful beaches, a rich street food scene, and great nightlife, Malta should definitely be on your list. The whole island is a paradise of its own but the island’s capital, Valletta will blow you away. In addition to the typical crazy night parties, you can indulge in some quirky fun summer activities like paddle boating, diving or riding the banana boat.

Average stag costs in Valletta

Flights: €65 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €12.50 per meal
Beer: €2.50 per pint
Taxi: €1.25 per kilometer

Zagreb, Croatia

zagreb sunset

As the tourism in Croatia keeps booming, Zagreb is slowly turning into one of Europe’s party capitals. Zagreb offers the perfect mix of Mediterranean climate, cheap booze, welcoming locals, and amazing (yet affordable) food. The flights are slightly more expensive because the airport doesn’t get that much of traffic but the money you’d save there (compared to other destinations) more than makeup for it.

Average stag costs in Zagreb

Flights: €95 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €4.95 per meal
Beer: €1.20 per pint
Taxi: €0.85 per kilometer

Sofia, Bulgaria

sofia stag in europe

Sofia is arguably the cheapest capital on the entire continent. What more can be said than that? The price for alcohol is three times cheaper than cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona, you can get a pint of beer for close to 1 euro, there are a lot of cheap accommodation options, and the food is incredible and as you might be guessing, also cheap, and overall Bulgaria is an underrated tourist destination with a lot to offer.

Average stag costs in Sofia

Flights: €85 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €3.95 per meal
Beer: €1.10 per pint
Taxi: €0.75 per kilometer

Munich, Germany

munich oktoberfest

As you might be guessing, Munich is on this list for one important reason- Octoberfest. After all, can anything be better than a party at the world’s most iconic beer festival?

Average stag costs in Munich

Flights: €65 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €10.25 per meal
Beer: €3.50 per pint
Taxi: €2.00 per kilometer

Benidorm, Spain

benidorm night

Once a small, remote fishing village, Benidorm has quickly transformed into one of Spain’s most famous resort towns. Today, it’s a popular destination for a Mediterranean holiday worldwide-famous for its nightlife. The tiny town is home to two of the most popular beaches in Spain, Levante and Poniente, both of which are backed by palm-lined promenades filled with bars and exciting nightclubs.

Average stag costs in Benidorm

Flights: €55 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €11.55 per meal
Beer: €1.75 per pint
Taxi: €1.25 per kilometer

Ibiza, Spain

ibiza night

Even though Ibiza is often-referred to as the ‘playground of the rich and famous’, don’t let this scare you. Ibiza isn’t actually that expensive. The food and accommodation in Ibiza are actually cheaper than some other places on this list and the alcohol prices are not expensive at all. So, when everything is taken into consideration (including the fantastic beach clubs, pool parties, eternal sunshine, and the largest club in the world!), Ibiza is a great choice for a stag in Europe.

Average stag costs in Ibiza

Flights: €95 (from practically anywhere in Europe)
Food: €9.55 per meal
Beer: €2.25 per pint
Taxi: €1.25 per kilometer

Did you ever take a stag trip? How did you like this list of the best destinations for a stag in Europe? Which one would you choose? Let us know in the comments!

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