The top 5 European stag do destinations for 2013

The top 5 European stag do destinations for 2013

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

If you’ve got a stag weekend coming up in 2013 then you’re in for a treat- there are loads of top destinations to choose from all over the world. Thanks to cheaper flights and higher quality accommodation it’s also now more viable than ever to go abroad for your stag do, so it’s quite possibly time to think outside the box and plan an epic event that’ll go down in stag history.

Read on for the top 5 European stag destinations for this year:

  • Prague. The pinnacle of international stag destinations, Prague’s a monumental destination. The Czech capital has legendary nightlife, fantastic luxury apartments and it’s only 2 hours flight time from London. As well as that there are incredible cultural sights to be seen- be sure to check out the Astronomical Clock and the fantastic Old Town Square. Prague is also excellent value and the range of services in the city are top quality.
  • Budapest. Budapest is a charismatic city, and despite being one of the best destinations in Europe it’s still fantastic value. The target shooting in the city is excellent, providing a wonderful, safe way to bond with friends on your special weekend. The nightlife is buzzing in the city, and food and drink is excellent value. While in Budapest you should visit the famous Thermal Spa and try the traditional Hungarian food like their hot goulash.
  • Bristol. Bristol is one of the most popular stag destinations in the UK, known for its great atmosphere, unforgettable activities and amazing nightlife. There’s a plethora of centrally-located hotels to choose from and as it’s home to top comedians a trip to a comedy club is a must. There are numerous superb dining options as well- a Bristol stag do has something for everyone.
  • Riga. With perfect stag nightlife, cheap food and drink and fantastic activities, Riga has everything a stag group could want in 2013. Visit the Old Town District and the striking River Daugava for a daytime full of excitement and adventure, and try your hands at paintballing at an old army base. You can then fill your evening with excellent stag night activities, including a medieval banquet, a casino trip and VIP nightclubbing.
  • Barcelona. Barcelona is perfect for any sun-seeking stags- the climate is sunny and warm for most of the year and there’s a superb range of beach and water activities. A visit to the Nou Camp is also a must, as one of Barcelona’s main attractions. Head out and try the lively nightlife in the evening- Spaniards tend to set out late which gives you the perfect chance to sit on La Ramblas with a glass of Sangria until late in the evening.

Although these are the top 5 stag destinations, there are many more to choose from all around the globe (Las Vegas is a popular choice in the USA). Search around for a destination, and then find a suitable stag do organisers to help you get the best deals and to offer expert advice on the area.

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This is a guest post from StagWeb, leading stag do organisers.