Whether you’re maid of honour, sister or the ultimate BFF, organising ahen partycan seem quite daunting. However, we’ve created a list of the top European hen destinations to inspire you and get that excitement flowing. After all, is there a better way to spend a girly weekend than relaxing on sandy beaches, soaking up the sunshine and having a laugh in loads of cocktail bars?
The hub of Spanish partying,Barcelonais the perfect combination of great food, fantastic bars and even better culture. Experience the true taste of Spain at a tapas bar or why not try your hand at Flamenco dancing? Soak up the sun on some of the best beaches around and in the evening, choose between chic cocktail lounges, late night clubs or traditional bodegas. Did we mention that the Catalonia way of life is to eat late, and drink even later? A hen weekend in Barcelona never stops.
A year-round party capital,Benidormis the ideal choice for hen parties who are looking for a never-ending happy hour and endless fun in the sun. With over 800 bars and clubs to take your pick from and miles of golden beaches, a hen weekend in this Spanish resort will have everyone talking for the right reasons! And don’t worry, if some members of the hen party are looking for something a little more cultured, as with its beautiful Old Town, Benidorm is one destination that ticks all the boxes.
Budapestis the perfect combination of sophistication and liveliness, this Hungarian capital is a great choice for hen parties looking to relax in the day while partying throughout the night. Often described as the city of spas, Budapest is known for its thermal baths, ruin bars and fantastic locals! Not forgetting the delicious food scene, affordable drinks and wealth of activities available. Home to thousands of cute cafes and chic cocktail stops, Budapest is loved by all hens!
If you’re looking for a hen weekend with great craic, then hop on the plane and head toDublin. This compact city is an all year-round party destination and there’s more to it than a pint of Guinness! Explore the city with a walking tour, and then take part in one of our many activities, such as Irish dancing. Once the sun goes down, party on up in one of the many bars and experience the real Irish charm.
The perfect destination for a summer hen do,Marbellais at its peak from May-September. Sun, sea, sand and super-amazing cocktails is what makes this Spanish city just so popular. Famous for its pool parties and nightlife, this luxury resort really does have it all - including the occasional TOWIE cast member. From Ocean Club to La Sala and Funky Buddha Beach Club, Puerto Banus is the playground of the rich and famous. However, a hen party here doesn’t have to break the bank as there are activities, bars, clubs and restaurants for every budget and style.
This massively popular European party destination is definitely one to consider if you’re planning a hen weekend away. More than just canals, coffee shops and bicycles,Amsterdamhas bundles of culture and endless amounts to see and do. At just an hours flight from the UK, you’ll have more time to try one of our many activities or experience a true Dutch bar. Begin your evening in Paradiso and head to Bourbon Street before enjoying live music at Jazz Cafe Alto. Whether you’re looking for an individual cafe or full on party club, Amsterdam’s nightlife has something for everyone.
Great weather, reasonable prices and a whole host of activities makeMadrida very popular choice for hen parties. Renowned as one of the most glamorous cities in Europe, this is a fantastic location for those cosmopolitan girls. With masses of architecture, endless shopping and a sophisticated nightlife, Madrid offers a little more class for those hens looking for something different to a raucous resort.
The party capital of the world,Ibizahas been a firm favourite for hen parties for many years. And we hate to break it to you Vengaboys, but it was popular way before 1999. Home to a gorgeous blue sea, amazing white sand and an array of clubs, bars and restaurants, whatever your budget you’re guaranteed a fab time. Head to San Antonio and its bay to fully experience the resort. The following day, relax at Ocean Beach Club or try out one of the many water activities - hangover permitting...
Commonly perceived as a stag do destination, in recent yearsPraguehas also topped the list of where to go for hen parties. Fill your days exploring the historical architecture, take your pick from a wide range of activities and try some Czech food. In the evening, this colourful city comes alive and has one of the best music and nightlife scenes in Europe. Even better, this small and compact city is easy to navigate, which is ideal after one too many shots of absinthe.
Valenciaoffers stunning scenery and beaches, amazing food, great nightlife and more activities than you could wish for. Why not head out on a catamaran before indulging in a cocktail class in the evening? From tapas tasting to a relaxing spa day, Valencia is one of the most stylish destinations for a hen party this year.
A European hen weekend guarantees sunshine, new experiences and never-ending memories. Even better, it doesn’t have to break the bank as there’s a whole host of drinks, food, activities and accommodation deals to be had. For some more inspiration, why not take a look at ourhen do destinationspage.
Looking to stay in the UK check out our list oftop UK hen locations.