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CNN Travel quotes London experts who list their annual City Costs Barometer. The most economical is Vilnius, Lithuania. The nation’s capital boasts medieval architecture, art galleries, lively music, celebrations, quaint eateries and centuries of vivid history at bargain rates.

The dad of your travel4seniors.com editor came to America from there as a teen more than a century ago. And except for endless wars and religious persecution, he had fond memories. In Lithuania’s capital today you can get to or from the city airport for less than $3, and a night in a three-star hotel for two adults at $50. A delicious native Vilnius meal is $12.

According to the experts, the most expensive European visit is not to Paris nor London, but Reykjavik, Iceland. There you’ll need to shell out about $300 a night and $50 for airport rides. And if you have to ask the price of dinner, you can’t afford it.

 
 
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