Where To Go For The Best Nightlife In Europe

Looking to hit up the biggest party spots in Europe? We’ve got you covered. Though almost every place has somewhere to dance the night away once the sun sets, there are some places where the late-night scene is outrageously good. Whether you are looking for an epic all-nighter in a superclub with a superstar DJ or are looking for something a little more low-key, here are the places with the best nightlife in Europe.

Best Nightlife in Europe

1. Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is one of the most popular party islands in the world. It has everything from laid-back beach bars to glitzy beach clubs and super clubs. Whatever your style, you can bet on the party of a lifetime. The White Island is a magnet for stars who like to party, and its clubs have played host to Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paris Hilton and a whole lot more. Some of our favourite beach bars in Ibiza include Cafe del Mar and El Chiringuito. Our favourite bars in Ibiza include Paradise Lost and The Ninth. And our favourite clubs are the original and legendary Pacha and Amnesia.

2. Berlin, Germany

With more than 4,500 bars, pubs, and nightclubs, Berlin is famous for its incredibly varied nightlife scene. Whatever you are into, and we mean whatever, you’ll find it here. From fetish to funk, techno to trance, Berlin covers all genres. Two of the city’s most famous clubs are Berghain and Watergate. In fact, the whole area of Wrangelkiez, where Watergate is located, is one of our favourite places to party in the city. Weserstraße has established itself as one of the trendiest districts in Berlin, and Winterfeldtplatz is where you’ll find some terrific LGBTQ+ places to party all night long.

3. Prague, Czech Republic

A plethora of bars, pubs, clubs, cabarets and jazz clubs make Prague one of the liveliest cities in Central Europe. It’s one of the cheapest places to party, too. The biggest club in Central Europe is the Karlovy Lazne Club which is spread across five stories of a beautiful 15th-century building. Each floor has a different theme, so you can experience different music without ever leaving the club.

4. Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is famous for its cool ruin bars. These bars and clubs were created in old buildings that were on the verge of ashes after Germany’s occupation and the Soviet Union’s occupation that followed. These are definitely one of the most unique nightlife venues in Europe. Another unique nightlife experience in Budapest are sparties i.e. spa parties. Usually held in the summer, these parties take place in the city’s famous thermal baths.

5. London, England

The city of London is renowned for high-end clubs, live music venues and atmospheric pubs. From electrifying and lively nightclubs to packed bars, there is no shortage of things to do when the sun goes down. SoHo is one of the best places in London for nightlife, and some of our favourite nightlife venues are Fabric in Farringdon, Heaven near Charing Cross station, and Ministery of Sound in southeast London.

6. Mykonos, Greece

This gorgeous Greek island may be a small island, but it delivers big on nightlife. There are loads of beachside bars and nighttime bars and clubs. So, you can really party around the clock. Paradise Beach is one of the most famous beaches and a great party spot. Some of our favourite clubs are Paradise Beach Club, Super Paradise Beach Club, and Tropicana Beach Bar and Restaurant.
Looking to stay in the heart of the action? Mykonos Town, also called Chora, has the most nightlife on the island.

7. Amsterdam, Netherlands

With a fantastic array of bars and clubs, Amsterdam has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the best places to party in Europe. Some of the best areas in Amsterdam for nightlife include the Red Light District, Amsterdam Central, Rembrandtplein Square, and Leidseplein Square. When it comes to nightclubs, most clubs have 24-hour licences, which means you can party all day, and all night. Our favourite Amsterdam clubs are OT301, Radion, and De School.

Melanie May

Melanie is an intrepid solo traveller, endlessly curious about people, places and food. She is a fan of slow travel and loves exploring the world by mouth, discovering a culture through its food. Having backpacked her way around the world she turned her wanderlust into a career and is now a full-time travel writer.

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