Gatwick: The beautiful city less than 2 hours from London where beer is 3 times cheaper than in the United Kingdom

If there are two things Londoners love, it’s breaks and cheap beer. And a beautiful city less than two hours from London offers pints three times cheaper than in the UK.

In the Czech Republic, pretty Prague sells its lager for just £1 on average. While the average price in the UK is much higher, at £3.10, according to aggregated site Pint Price. They aggregate pint prices based on individual traveler reviews.

But this town isn’t all about cheap beer, just a two-hour flight from Gatwick, it’s perfect for a busy city break. Since the Middle Ages, Prague has been considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Prague is a great city break

Prague has long been known for its low beer prices, with tourists flocking from all over the world to sample the cheap booze. Not only is it three times lower than the average UK price, Prague beer is four times lower than the average London price of £4.

Undoubtedly the most famous beer in the Czech Republic, you can enjoy the view of this city while sipping a refreshing Pilsner. For those looking for a romantic city break, this takes “cheap date” to a new level.

Pretty Prague may be cheap, but other cities in this European country also offer cheap beer. The popular Český Krumlov also averages £1, Kutna Hora 90p and Olomouc just 60p.



Prague is a very romantic place

Enjoy the city at night while enjoying cheap booze by joining one of Prague’s legendary pub crawls. For just 24 euros, you’ll get two whole hours of unlimited drinks, entry to 2-3 bars and clubs in the city before discovering the famous five-story megaclub, Karlovy Lazne.

Rated 4.5 stars on Tripadvisor, reviewers say it’s “absolutely fantastic and definitely worth doing”, “so much fun” and “the best experience”.

Prague is a truly beautiful city and can easily be enjoyed without too much alcohol. Affectionately called the City of a Hundred Spires, it has a beautiful Old Town Square filled with colorful buildings and magnificent Gothic churches.

A must visit is also the perfect Charles Bridge. Perfect for pedestrians, it was built in 1402 and is lined with impressive statues of Catholic saints.

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How to get there

From Gatwick, easyJet offers regular flights to Prague that take just two hours. You can also easily fly from Heathrow or Stanstead in two hours and often less, so it’s worth checking which airport is best for you.

Will you be heading to pretty Prague for a few bargain pints?

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