Best Clubbing Cities in Europe

If you are looking for the top cities to dance all night in across Europe, DESIblitz brings you the best clubbing destinations for those memorable and fun nights out.


"I'll definitely be coming back here, I had so much fun, this is the perfect place to party!"

Europe is filled with iconic countries and vibrant cities for us to sink our teeth into.

The continent has destinations suited for everyone and for every type of holiday you could imagine.

However, if you’re looking for party destinations away from the dull and miserable British weather then this is the list for you.

DESIblitz presents our pick of the best clubbing destinations in Europe.

  • Marbella, Spain

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Marbella has some of the best clubs in the world hosting top International DJ’s.

They perform throughout the year for you to dance until dawn. This trendy resort has dozens of bars, restaurants and nightclubs where celebrities are also seen on a regular basis.

Guey in Nueva Andalucia or Suite on Marbella’s famous Golden Mile waterfront both offer fine cuisine and a place to dance the night away. Other top venues are The Playwright, El Jardin, and Sunset Marbella.

Southern Spain has warm sunny days and nights all year round making it an attractive choice for beach and nightlife. Expect to spend more money in the summer but budget airlines like Norwegian and Ryanair fly to Malaga on a daily basis throughout the year.

For hotels try the four star Hotel Fuerte Marbella, or if the room budget is low then even the one star Hostal Plaza Marbella is a perfect choice.

  • Budapest, Hungary

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With thousands of students living here and plenty of stag nights, it’s easy to make a beeline for this Hungarian capital. Set on the stunning blue Danube, Budapest is a cheap and easy destination serviced by the usual budget airlines plus trains from all over Europe.

Built on an old ship and moored permanently on the Danube, A38 is the latest club on the Budapest scene. On the Buda side of the river it has both indoor and outdoor stages.

Other clubs such as Raqpart, Alcatraz, West Balkan and Morrisons, make both Buda and Pest equally popular for a night to remember. Clubber Harri says: “I’ll definitely be coming back here, I had so much fun, this is the perfect place to party!”

  • Krakow, Poland

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This historical Polish city has more bars per capita than anywhere in the world! With its narrow side streets, Krakow is the dance club destination in Europe.

Boasting all music styles, Krakow has clubs which are open until dawn. Top of the dance destinations are the Old Town and Kazimierz which includes the always popular Alchemia bar that both locals and tourists enjoy.

Baccarat and Baccarat Live are two stylish clubs, closely followed by the upscale Gold Club, Showtime, Frantic and Baroque.

Just off Starowisina is Prozak, a huge bar and nightclub playing all different kinds of music. Billed as the best dance club in town it has three floors playing techno, dance and hip-hop.

Ryanair, Easyjet, and Norwegian, as well as most of the regular European airlines, service this unique Southern Polish city. Trains to Krakow are available from all over Europe.

  • Barcelona, Spain

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Synonymous for both beaches and nightlife, this Catalan institution houses dozens of dance clubs rocking all night. Some don’t open until midnight or get going until 2am.

One outdoor club on Montjuic Hill is La Terrrazza, Situated in one of the most idyllic and historic parts of the city, this popular spot opens until the early hours.

It has some of the most celebrated DJ’s in Spain, perfect for the techno crowd.

Other favourite clubs include Razzmatazz (with its cool outside roof terrace), Sidecar, The Loft, Lolita, and Shoko.

Every airline flies to Barcelona and caters to every budget. With its warm sunshine, great beaches and hedonistic nightlife the Catalan capital is Europe’s most popular destination any time of the year.

Party lover, Satvir says:

“Barcelona is a great city, its so classy and it really comes alive at night!”

  • Berlin, Germany

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Berlin’s constant energy and amazing choice of clubs and bars makes it number one on our list. With a casual dress code in most bars and cheap clubs wherever you go in Berlin, you won’t spend more than 10 Euros to get in anywhere.

The German capital has everything; from abandoned warehouses to smaller unique venues, there’s a long list of favourite dance destinations for anyone.

All the rage right now are Club der Visonaere, Berghain, Watergate, Picknick, Trust and Tresor.

With a large immigrant population and centuries old culture, this classic European destination has every type of restaurant imaginable.

The three most popular parts of the city for clubbing are Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain. Like Barcelona, Berlin doesn’t get going until at least 1am.

Being the capital of Germany there is no shortage of both regular and budget airlines that reach Berlin on a daily basis.

Trains and buses arrive here from all over Europe on any day of the week. Hotels are available for every budget so check on-line for the best deals.

These are our 5 best club destinations in Europe, but these are by no means the only clubs in Europe. Europe has many other great clubs catering for different tastes, budgets and styles.

It’s a case of you booking a flight, put on your dancing shoes and getting out there to see what’s the best clubs in Europe for you!

Possessing a wicked sense of humour Tim has travelled the world indulging in every culture and enjoys life to the fullest. His motto is "Carpe Dium" or "Seize the day"!

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