You want a holiday and you want it now!
But where are you going and where will you stay? Europe has tons of cool cities and quirky little towns waiting to be discovered by you. And Europe has some pretty cool natural gems to check out too.
This time, you don’t stay in another “it was a nice” hotel or “at least it was a clean” apartment. No! This time, you treat yourself to something special!
Take a look at this awesome selection of 25 of the best Airbnb Europe listings that will blow your mind!
Are you new on Airbnb? Don’t forget to get your Airbnb discount!
Split - Croatia
Luxury apartment in a converted wine cellar
You can find a lot of unique Airbnb listings in Split but the one we selected for you is very special! This old wine cellar is converted into a super modern, cozy and luxurious apartment.
It’s excellently located close by the Diocletian’s Palace which is on the UNESCO world heritage list.
Restaurants, bars, and the beach are in walking distance.
Santiago de Cacém - Portugal
Deluxe Dome with infinity pool overlooking the valley
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and relax. In the dome, the bed is placed in front of a panoramic window which is ideal for stargazing.
This is the place to be if you want to disconnect from the world.
Take a dip in the infinity pool and let yourself dry in the sunset lounge where you can enjoy breathtaking sunsets over the valley.
Averoy - Norway
Privately located house with spa and stunning ocean view
This is the perfect place to rent with a family or a group of friends.
The secluded house has a deck with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Ready to spend some late nights in a hot tub while you might even see the Northern Lights? Or spend some time chatting around the fire pit all snug together?
After some nature sightseeing, you can let your muscles relax in the sauna.
Seville, Andalusia - Spain
500-year-old and gorgeous rooftop studio
This absolutely stunning and comfy studio is the perfect setting for a romantic holiday.
The owner created a truly unique space filled with beautiful handmade furniture like a suspended bed and a table that’s been crafted from old railway sleepers.
The studio is located in Santa Cruz, one of the most iconic areas in Seville, so you are staying in the heart of Seville old town which you can explore on foot.
Nice - France
Charming villa with sauna in the hinterland of Nice
If you are looking for a comfortable and very charming place that is perfect to discover Nice and its surrounding villages then this is the one!
This wonderful villa is situated in the hinterland of Nice and has a very appealing terrace with an infrared sauna where you can unwind after a day full of sightseeing.
Ideal for couples or a family who wants to see more of the region than the old town and the boulevard.
Snekkersten - Denmark
Amazing beach-house with fabulous balcony
Kick back and relax! Sip a glass of wine on your own balcony while you hear the waves come rolling in.
This bright and unique beach-house will make you feel right at home. Ideal to get some well-needed rest in a calm and peaceful surrounding.
As a plus it is only a 40 minutes drive to Copenhagen and a 10 minute drive to the ferry to Sweden if you want to switch your holiday up a bit.
Drimnin - Scotland
A unique airship with amazing views over the highlands
Stay in this secluded and sustainable airship and reconnect with your loved one while witnessing some of the best sunsets you have ever seen.
This is a place designed to get away from everything and just be.
From the deck, you have amazing views across the Sound of Mull.
A peaceful getaway surrounded by nature might just be what you need.
Locorotondo, Puglia - Italy
Traditional Trullo with modern conveniences
Outside the beautiful town Locorotondo in Puglia you can find this traditional trullo amidst the olive trees.
Sip some wine while overlooking the valley and breath in the fresh air. Explore the surrounding Puglia towns by car or drive to the coast for a day of beach fun.
The trullo is newly renovated and looks absolutely gorgeous.
Santorini - Greece
Stunning cave house carved into the Caldera cliff
This unbelievably marvellous cave house was originally a wine cellar. It is transformed into a luxurious and cozy home away from home.
On the private terrace, you can sunbathe, dine, or refresh yourself in the plunge pool while you overlook the Aegean Sea.
This dreamy location and the uniqueness of the property makes it very popular so you have to book way ahead.
Ulcinj - Montenegro
River house with large deck to enjoy the sunrise
This fully equipped cabin’s best feature is its large deck at the river.
Ideal for sunbathing, swimming, or savor an aperitif before your dinner.
The Adriatic Sea is very close by so you can enjoy some days at the beach too.
Fantastic restaurants just across the river serve delicious platters at very reasonable prices.
Nättraby - Sweden
Luxurious and romantic stay at a modern Orangery
This little gem in the South of Sweden is located in the midst of nature at a minutes walk to a sandy beach.
It is a unique place in a stunning environment. On the inside of this very comfy and unique home you’ll find all the luxury you need for a pleasant stay. On the outside you can enjoy the surrounding nature straight from your terrace. Take a swim in the natural swimming pond or take outthe aluminium motorboat to go fishing.
Galway - Ireland
Beautifully renovated 200-year-old church
This 200-year-old renovated church in Ireland is something spectacular.
This place breathes history and has left many guests in awe. It is located 20 minutes from Galway city.
A Day trip to the cliffs of Moher is a must and National Park The Burren is located nearby if you like to go hiking.
Certainly, take a trip to Connemara to explore its breathtaking coastal landscapes
Riva di Solto, Lombardy - Italy
Fabulous lake view from a very comfy apartment
If you’re looking for a room with a view, you just found it!
This Airbnb listing in Lombardy, Italy has an amazing view over the lake.
Located close to one of the picturesque mountain villages in the north of Italy, this is a perfect hub for day trips in the region.
The apartment accommodates up to six people and has multiple bathrooms, a kitchen, and living area. In summer, you can even take a swim in the pool.
Golejow - Poland
Fairytale castle with a sauna
Why not rent an entire fairytale castle in Poland for the price of two potatoes, cause this is one of the best cheap Airbnb rentals in Europe.
This castle can house up to 30 guests and is surrounded by nature.
It is an excellent location for a holiday with a couple of friends or with a family.
You come here to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of the castle and to be outside. Canoes are provided and kayaking trips can be arranged on the nearby river.
After a busy day, you can relax in the sauna.
Cardiff, Wales - UK
Loft apartment in the heart of Cardiff
Explore Cardiff and it surroundings while staying in a chic Loft in the middle of town.
This apartment is modern with a very homely feel and a luxourious touch.
The location couldn’t be better, close to the castle, pubs, restaurants and stores.
Mosfellsbaer - Iceland
Quiet and secluded lake house with stunning views
A 40-minute drive from Reykjavik you will find this comfortable home with a lot of wooden accents.
From the deck, you can watch the sunsets or maybe even the Northern Lights if you are that lucky.
The hot tub outside makes this retreat feel more like a spa.
Super location to go hiking to the highest waterfall in Iceland, go horseback riding and swimming in hot water pools.
Haut-intyamon - Switzerland
Traditional chalet surrounded by mountains
Beautiful traditional lodge set in a relatively isolated location surrounded by nature.
A top location for all ages, also fun with small children as they can enjoy the outdoors and meeting the animals.
This chalet is good for summer as well as winter holidays.
There is a restaurant next door that serves delicious platters. If you want to enjoy Switzerland’s nature to the fullest this is the place for you!
Vienna - Austria
Modern house with infinity pool overlooking the valley
This gorgeous and beautifully decorated house is located out of the city center and has everything you could want to make your holiday perfect.
Everything looks really good but the best feature is the heated infinity pool and deck where you overlook the valley.
Public transportation opportunities are close by and well organized so you can easily access tourist attractions in the city center if you like to go sightseeing.
Muonio - Lapland
Lakeside cabin with amazing views
This log cabin is perfect for a Lapland holiday. It’s cozy, comfortable and well designed.
The lake and forest surrounding the cabin are great for outdoor activities.
You come here to unwind, enjoy nature and maybe even see the Aurora Borealis. There even is a next door old cabin that houses a sauna.
During winter it feels like you are in a magical landscape very close to Santa.
Pesteana, Transylvania - Romania
Back to basic and to nature in a cozy, eco-friendly tree house
Get back to basics and experience a stay in this cozy tree house in the woods of Transylvania.
Nestled up in a tree surrounded by squirrels you can appreciate the simple things in life while enjoying some amazing panoramic views across the mountains.
With limited amenities for a true back-to-nature experience, this is a perfect choice. Cook your meal outside over a self-made fire and relax in the hammock.
Budapest - Hungary
Modern and stylish downtown studio
Explore the capital of Hungary from this top location.
This bright, modern and comfortable studio is located in the heart of Budapest. You can find a lot of top attractions at minutes from your doorstep. Public transportation options also close by if you want to explore some more in other districts.
The studio is modern, Scandi-chique and has a little balcony as well.
Don’t forget to check out the ruin pubs when you’re there!
Tallinn - Estonia
Unique gnome house smack in the middle of the city center
Stay in the smallest house in the old town of Tallinn, built in 1675.
It is very small but the inside will surprise you with its modern and beautiful design.
The living room is quite spacious and the house has 4 floors connected with spiral stairs.
You can explore Tallinn on foot as soon as you step outside you are in the middle of everything.
Berlin - Germany
Cozy and stylish sea lodge near the center of Berlin
This stylishly decorated lodge near the lake is very luxurious and comfortable.
The deck is ideal to catch the last rays of sunlight after a day of sightseeing in Berlin.
A wood stove in the house and on the deck make for long and warm evenings of relaxation.
Perfect place to stay if you want to be close to the center but enjoy the peace and quiet of natural surroundings.
Soca - Slovenia
House surrounded by pure nature
The Julian Alps in Slovenia is a top location for nature lovers.
The surroundings are absolutely stunning and you want to spend all day outside hiking, taking in the breathtaking views of the valley, discovering lakes and following rivers.
Top of your amazing day outside with a bbq on the terrace.
Modra - Slovakia
Quirky, cozy and adorable house up in the trees
Settle in this little gem tucked away up high in the trees.
Get back to nature and leave the wifi behind.
This tree house is elevated almost 6 metres of the ground and has a beautiful terrace where you can enjoy your breakfast.
The area of the Little Carpathians is excellent to do hikes. Perfect and gorgeous place to get that well deserved rest.
What is Airbnb?
Read this article about Airbnb and how to get a discount on your first stay there.
Airbnb is an online platform which allows people to rent their spare room, apartment, lodge or any other accommodation to travelers for a price they can determine by themselves.
This means hotel regulations don’t really apply and any place can become a part-time hotel.
We are big fans of staying with local families and we use the platform a lot.
We haven’t had any bad experiences so far and have enjoyed the local knowledge of families who live in the destination we visit.
This gives us access to great information about non-touristy sights, transportation and much more.
Before you start traveling Europe
There are a few important things you have to think about when planning your trip.
It’s not all fun and games! Take a look at the following points.
Everyone hopes they never have to use it but you can’t take the risk to start traveling without a good insurance. You never now what can happen. When you are in a foreign country and you get injured or ill, it is best to have all your bases covered. Check out this overview of the best travel insurance for Europeans. See what works best for your specific needs or way of traveling.
Getting your money out of an ATM in a foreign country is always a bit exciting. Will it work? But aside from that, it can cost you a lot extra! We were so sick of paying more than 5 Euro’s just to get some cash out of the machine! That’s why we start using travel cards to pay for everything when we are abroad. No more extra charge and good access of money everywhere we go!
What to pack for your trip?
Packing can be a bit of a hassle. What are you going to take with you and how are you going to carry it around? If you love backpacking then we can help you out! Check out this list of things to pack to go backpacking. There is also a printable checklist available in that post.
Good reads for along the way
If you have to spend some time in the airport or bus station (or anywhere else where you need some distraction) a good book can be your perfect companion. Take a look at this extensive list of books to read while traveling.
Conclusion: 25 Dazzling AirBnb Europe listings
Spice up your trip to Europe by staying in one of these cool Airbnb listings.
The setting of these accommodation options will add a little extra flavor to your trip.
Airbnb is bulking with opportunities like these and we can’t deny being big fans of the concept! We never travel without first checking Airbnb.