The 20 best destinations for your next Workation in Europe

The last few years have shown that remote working can work very well. Therefore, the urge to work flexibly, especially where others are on vacation, is becoming stronger and stronger. Many companies want to share this wishful thinking and also use it. Team- or individual- Workations are a great way to escape the daily grind and live and work together. Looking for more inforamtion on how to conduct the perfect workation? Weโ€™ve dedicated a whole article on the things you and your organization should watch out for, as well as all the legal aspects companies and travelers need to consider.

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Fuerteventura ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

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Crete ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท

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Lisbon ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

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Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

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Amsterdam ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

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Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

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Stockholm ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช

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Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

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Vienna ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

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Peniche ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

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Bari ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

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Edingburgh ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

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Tallinn ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช

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Bilbao ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

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Tromso ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด

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Malaga ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

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Here, weโ€™ve accumulated a rough estimate of how much your monthly stay will cost you. Included are living in a small apartment of flat, groceries, and a few restaurant visits.

The Big Mac Index can give you a rough estimate of local prices. You can compare the costs of a Big Mac in your country with the given index and see if prices are generally lower or higher.

Here we look at internet speed, availability and mobile network coverage. Is one factor low, than the whole rating decreases.

Getting around a destination is an important factor, as well as getting to and from the destination easily. Factors: Is there public transport available, how good is it? Are there any major airports, and how cheap and often are connections? Some destinations require individual transportation such as rental cars and taxis, how good and cheap are they?

These are the favorite destinations for workations in Europe

Fuerteยญventura

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 800โ‚ฌ to 1000โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.3
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Excelent
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Very Good

Fuerteventura is a perfect workation destination all year round. The island has a warm and pleasant climate, which makes it a comfortable place to work and relax. It has a strong Wi-Fi connection, which is essential for remote work. And a big remote work community where the municipals are focusing on workation tourists with many benefits.

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Crete

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 700โ‚ฌ to 900โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.93
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Okay
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Crete is a great destination for those seeking to combine work and leisure, as it boasts stunningly beautiful beaches, vibrant cities, and plenty of activities to keep you busy.

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Lisbon

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1000โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.43
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Lisbon is an amazing city to work in, and itโ€™s also a great city to have a team workation in. There are so many things to do here and so many places to stay that youโ€™re bound to find something that suits your needs.

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Prague

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1200โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 3.72
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Prague is a beautiful destination for workationers. It is a city full of culture and history, and offers a variety of activities to enjoy. It is also a great place to work remotely, thanks to its growing tech and digital infrastructure. The city is home to a vibrant startup and coworking scene, and there are plenty of great cafes, bars and restaurants to explore. The cost of living in Prague is also relatively low, making it a great place to work and live.

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Amsterdam

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1500โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.73
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Very Good

Amsterdam is a great destination for workation, offering plenty of entertainment, culture, and relaxation. The city is home to some of the worldโ€˜s most renowned museums, galleries, and theatres, and the canals offer a unique way to explore the city. For those looking to escape their everyday lives, Amsterdam is a great destination with plenty of opportunities to explore and relax. Amsterdamโ€˜s vibrant nightlife is also a great way to unwind after a hard dayโ€˜s work, with plenty of bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from.

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Budapest

๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1200โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 2.38
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Budapest is a great destination for workation. With its stunning architecture and a vibrant local culture, you can find plenty of inspiration for work and leisure. The city also offers a great selection of coworking spaces, cafes, and other venues for productivity. Plus, itโ€˜s full of cultural attractions, from the grandiose Buda Castle to the thermal baths, making it ideal for taking breaks while you work. With its low cost of living, this city is an excellent choice for a workation.

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Stockholm

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1500โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.92
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Very Good

Stockholm is a great destination for workation, with its unique combination of urban and natural attractions. The city boasts a vibrant business and technology hub, with worldโ€“class universities, research centers, and plenty of innovative startโ€“ups. There is also a thriving cultural scene, with a variety of museums, galleries, and performance venues. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are plenty of parks, forests, and waterways to explore. With its high quality of life, Stockholm is an excellent choice for a workation.

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Berlin

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1300โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.37
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Very Good

Berlin, Germany is an ideal workation destination for digital nomads. With its low cost of living, vibrant culture, and incredibly fast and reliable internet, itโ€˜s an ideal spot for those who want to work remotely and explore a new city. Berlin has a lot to offer, from its famous nightlife, worldโ€“class museums, and historical sites, to its many parks and green spaces. Plus, with its excellent public transport system, getting around is easy and affordable. The city is also home to many coworking spaces and tech hubs, making it a great place to network and collaborate with other digital nomads. Whether youโ€˜re looking for a shortโ€“term stay or a longerโ€“term commitment, Berlin is definitely an ideal workation destination.

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Vienna

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1400โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.37
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Very Good

Vienna is the perfect workation destination for those how love culture. Wander through Viennaโ€˜s Imperial past with a visit to the Hofburg Palace, the former imperial winter residence. Explore the opulent interiors of the palace, including the Imperial Apartments, the Sisi Museum, and the Spanish Riding School. Admire the grandeur of St. Stephenโ€™s Cathedral, the cityโ€™s iconic Gothic landmark, and take a leisurely stroll along the Ringstrasse, Viennaโ€™s grand boulevard lined with grand buildings, monuments, and parks. Visit the Kunsthistorisches Museum to admire the impressive collections of Old Masters, Ancient Greek and Roman artifacts, and Viennese art. Then, open your laptop and enjoy a cup of coffee in one of Viennaโ€™s many traditional cafรฉs.

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Peniche

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1000โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.43
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Peniche is a great workation destination the surf-town offers everything a great workation thrives. The small town has cool spots, many places to work, nature, sea and a cool but small community. The fishing village is a lovely gem, not far away from Lisbon and other coll spots like Nazarรฉ. You can also enjoy lost of nature while also having all amenities of a vacation spot.

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Bari

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 900โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.37
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Okay
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Okay

Bari is the capital of Apulia, a region in the south of Italy. Itโ€˜s a great spot for a workation, with plenty of cafes and restaurants, great shopping, and a vibrant cultural scene. The city is renowned for its seafood, with some of the best restaurants in the region. There are also plenty of beautiful beaches, charming fishing villages, and other attractions in the area. Whether you want to explore the city or take a day trip to somewhere nearby, Bari has something for everyone. The downsides, public transportation is adventurous, and network coverage is lacking.

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Edinburgh

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Scotland

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1.200โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.07
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Edinburgh is a great destination for a workation, offering a mix of vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and a wealth of outdoor activities. The city is full of coworking spaces, cafes, and pubs with WiFi, making it easy to stay connected while you explore. Take a stroll through the winding cobbled streets of the Old Town and take in the lush, green parks and the iconic castle. Head out of the city to explore the rugged hills, forests, and lochs of the Scottish Highlands, or take a day trip to the nearby towns of St Andrews and Dunfermline. With plenty of things to see and do, Edinburgh is the perfect location for a fun and productive workation.

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Tallinn

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 800โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.41
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is a great destination for a workation. The city offers a vibrant night life, stunning architecture, and a variety of cultural activities. You can take advantage of the cityโ€˜s excellent public transportation system to easily get around and explore. Tallinn also has numerous coworking spaces for digital nomads, allowing you to stay productive while taking in the sights. In addition, the city is known for its affordable prices, making it an excellent choice for a workation.

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Bilbao

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1.000โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.41
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Very Good

Bilbao, Spain is a great workation destination. Located in the Basque Country, it is a culturally rich city with plenty of things to do and explore. The city is known for its unique gastronomy, amazing architecture, and vibrant nightlife. From museums to galleries, parks to beaches, and a rich culture, Bilbao is the perfect spot for a workation. With its highโ€“speed internet and reliable coโ€“working spaces, itโ€™s the perfect place to get work done, while still enjoying the city and its many attractions.

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Tromsรธ

๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 2.000โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 5.4
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Okay

Tromso, Norway is a great workation destination for those seeking a unique experience. Surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, the city offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and fishing. The midnight sun means that you can enjoy the outdoors all day, and the Arctic climate ensures that you wonโ€™t get too hot. Plus, the city is home to many cultural and historical attractions, such as the Polar Museum, the Tromso Arctic Cathedral, and the Polar Park. With its vibrant nightlife and diverse dining options, Tromso is the perfect place to work and play.

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Malaga

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain

  • ๐Ÿจ
    from 1.300โ‚ฌ per Month
  • ๐Ÿ”
    BigMac Index 4.41
  • ๐Ÿ’ป
    Internet Speed: Very Good
  • โœˆ๏ธ
    Transportation: Good

Malaga is an ideal destination for a workation! Located on Spainโ€˜s sunโ€“soaked Costa del Sol, Malaga offers a warm climate, stunning beaches, and a rich cultural heritage. The city is a great base for digital nomads, with plenty of coworking spaces, good internet connections, and an array of cafes and restaurants. Plus, its convenient location makes it easy to explore the rest of Andalusia and the nearby cities of Granada, Cordoba, and Seville. Malaga also boasts a vibrant nightlife and plenty of cultural activities. Whether youโ€˜re looking for a cultural immersion or just a place to work and relax, Malaga is the perfect workation spot.

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How to choose the best workation destination in Europe?

There are many amazing destinations, but first consider these key factors:

  1. Consider your budget: Determine how much you can afford to spend on your workation destination. Take into account the cost of accommodation, transport, food, and activities.
  2. Think about the type of environment you want: Do you want to be in a bustling city or a small rural village? Do you prefer to be close to the beach or in the mountains?
  3. Consider the quality of the internet connection: If youโ€™re working remotely, youโ€™ll need a reliable internet connection. Check with your work to see if they have any recommendations.
  4. Consider the climate: Depending on the time of year, you may want to choose a workation destination that has a more temperate climate.
  5. Look into local activities: What sites or attractions are nearby? Are there any restaurants or bars that you can visit?
  6. Research the coworking options: If you plan to work in a cafe or coworking space during your workation, make sure to check out the reviews and safety protocols.