4 Terrific Stag Destinations

The choices available today for stag trips are almost overwhelming in their variety. The whole of Europe spreads out before enterprising British lads like a multi-coloured carpet of potential debauchery.

Of course, a good stag trip has to be tailored to its participants, and the amount of money they have available. Do you need to economise by planning a dirt-cheap excursion to Eastern Europe? Or do you have the resources for an epic rager of a party in the Dam? Are your mates looking for nonstop partying or would they be up for some more exotic diversions?

The stag destinations collected here offer you a wonderfully wide range of possibilities. Collect information wisely before making your choice!

1) Lisbon

Cost

Pints in Lisbon generally run about £1.50. Food and drink of all sorts are remarkably cheap here, so even the most touristy sections of the city feel quite affordable.

Attractions

Lisbon is notable for the extent of its well-preserved historical attractions. A history-minded tour of Lisbon on a beer bike is a splendid option. Many tours include complimentary vodka, so you may find yourself rather well-preserved afterwards!

Nightlife

Lisbon is a university city, and students swell its population by 120,000 when the schools are in session. You know exactly what a burgeoning student population means: great parties and cheap booze! The city’s twisty medieval streets are positively packed with excellent clubs and bars. Bar Guides and Nightclub tours are strongly recommended to help you orient yourself in the madness.

2) Prague

Cost

Prague features some exceptionally reasonable booze prices. Pints average a little over £1 each, with mixed drinks coming in slightly over £3 apiece.

Attractions

Beyond picturesque sightseeing targets like the Old Town Square and Prague Castle, the city offers an exhaustive number of daytime activities. The Vltava River opens up a world of waterborne possibilities, including Strip Ship cruises and other amusements.

Nightlife

Most of Prague’s best nightlife can be found in the Old Town. The sheer number of spots to check out make it a good idea to engage a Prague Bar Guide for at least one of your nights in the city. The mega-club Karlovy Lazne is a must-go. With five floors of music ranging from house to classic disco, the club (open till 5 AM) has something for everything taste.

3) Budapest

Cost

Booze in Budapest is notably cheap; pints can be had for less than £1.

Attractions

Similar to Prague, Budapest is bisected by a river, in this case, the notorious Danube. Here a boat trip or two is practically mandatory. Besides the usual crop of cultural attractions, Budapest also offers some lad-centric draws that are positively ideal for stag parties. Check out Arnie’s Commando Shootout for a memorable day your action-hero pals will love!

Nightlife

Concentrate on downtown Pest and District 5 to experience the best of Budapest’s nightlife. Our guides can lay on a positively epic Budapest Bar Crawl for you. Any Budapest pub run worth its salt must include a stopover at one of the city’s famous ruin pubs. Szimpla is the most noteworthy, but you have plenty of other options.

4) Barcelona

Cost

Barcelona is undeniably pricier than Eastern European destinations. Pints run about the same in Barcelona as in Amsterdam, with most falling between £3 and £5.

Attractions

Barcelona is a noteworthy destination for beach-lovers, with plenty of sandy action to be had. Transport is particularly easy thanks to the city’s robust Metro system. In the best months, between June and August, Barcelona is your go-to destination for water sports including Parasailing and Wake boarding.

Nightlife

After dark, the places to be in Barcelona are El Born and the Gothic Area. Bars, clubs, and cafes cater to every imaginable music taste. Barcelona has a hard-partying local population, ensuring that visitors will be hard-pressed to keep up with the all-hours celebrations they enjoy.