You may be in decisive as to whether to have your Stag Do in the UK or abroad, especially with the current situation, but if you are looking for ideas for this year or next, we can confirm that European Stag Do’s are as popular as ever.  With cool hot spots like Budapest to the classic stag favourite Amsterdam- you have loads of cities to choose from.  All just a few hours away by plane – they are really accessible and affordable, so …whether it’s culture or sunshine that you are looking for, a stag weekend in Europe will not disappoint!

Here are’s top 5 European stag do locations:


Head to the party capital of Hungary for your stag do and you’ll be amazed by everything that there is to see and do and all at a fraction of the UK prices.

You’ll love Budapest with its Old World character and charm, combining old and new with the added bonus of a thriving nightlife.

Budapest is otherwise known as the City of Spas, if you go there, you’ll see why – make it top of your list to go to one of its famous Spas which is one of the biggest natural thermal springs in Europe. A great way to relax in the day and an even better way to cure a hangover from the night before.

If sightseeing is on your agenda, a party boat could be just for you, set sail along the River Danube with a beverage or two whilst learning all about the stunning city from your tour guide.


If you’re looking for sunshine and fun, Portugal’s Albufeira will certainly deliver.  With its long stretch beaches and fantastic choice of stag activities it’s an ideal choice for a European weekend away.

By day, either lay on the beach and take part in its many water sports or head off for a game at one of its magnificent golf courses – the choice is yours?

By night, the famous Strip runs through Montechoro and is the heart of the night time action, packed with buzzing bars and banging nightclubs that stay open till the early hours.  With its cheap drink prices and lots of hen groups it makes this Portuguese city a stag haven! It’s not all drinking and debauchery here though, an Albufeira Stag Weekend can be as crazy or as relaxed as you like.


The quirky Dutch Capital Amsterdam is considered to be a bit of a stag do classic.  It’s a city that has it all – with a famous red light district, best tasting Dutch beer and great culture and scenery.

Amsterdam is rightly famous for its risqué side but there’s far more to it with its bikes and boats to cafés and canals, a trip to Amsterdam is never dull. Try one of the fun Bike Tours or Brewery Tours that Fizzbox offers or if looking for something more adventurous an Escape Room or Car Smash activity will make your Stag Do one to remember!


The vibrant Catalan city of Barcelona is a great place to go for a Stag Do, especially for those who love the beach but also the buzz of a bustling city.  Boasting a great array of restaurants, tapas bars and festivals and not forgetting its impressive Nou Camp – home to Barcelona FC, a tour of the stadium or tickets to the match is a must for any football fan!


Krakow is one of Eastern Europe’s big Stag Do hot spots, its a city with many sides to it, from its Old Town’s spiky medieval architecture to the chintzy charm of Kazimierz’s. In Kazimierz visit the low-lit cellar pubs which are a particular highlight: a perfect place to sample the local ales and of course its legendary Vodka!

In decisive of what to do in the daytime, here you can choose from White Water Rafting and Airsoft to Shot Tasting and Bar Crawls.  If an epic European Stag Do you’re after then this is the place to go!


Lynsey works at and is our go-to expert for creating an unforgettable Hen Do.

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