Booking a stag or hen party can be difficult as there are so many great locations in Europe. Narrowing down those locations for the summer can be tricky not to mention finding the best places for ladies and for gentlemen. So here is a short list of some of the top locations for either a stag or a hen for summer, 2016 – inspired by the wise folks over at Expedia.

Stag Parties: Krakow and Amsterdam


With a great nightlife and bar scene as well as quick, cheap flights from London, Krakow is quickly becoming one of the most popular stag party destinations in Europe. Gentlemen can sip Absinthe, chug cheap beers, rent a party tram, or check out the international food scene. There a wide variety of different bars and clubs with different themes depending on your fancy. If you and your mates are interested in some history, you can also check out a communism tour while you are there.


Another popular destination with stags is Amsterdam. It’s cultural heritage, nightlife, and of course, legality of marijuana make it a great party city. Take a bike tour of the city during the day if you need an activity. Or smoke and day-drink your way through the different bars and cafes. There is also the Red Light District depending on how crazy you want your stag party to be.

Hen Parties: Ibiza and Brighton


Looking for a hot and sunny place to enjoy a hen party? Ibiza is perfect for dancing, drinking, and partying. An island located in the Mediterranean Sea, Ibiza has picturesque scenery as the backdrop to your party. Cocktails, dancing, and music are not the only thing Ibiza offers, they have a summer calendar of DJ parties if you are looking for a wild time. There are also plenty of clubs if you miss one of the scheduled events. To help recover the next day hit up one of Ibiza’s yoga retreats or spas.


Looking for something coastal but closer to home? Brighton has plenty to offer in the summertime. Bring your party to the water by renting a boat equipped with a sound-system and plenty of space for dancing and drinking. When back on shore, go shopping with the girls, tour the many art galleries, or enjoy a variety of dining options including fish and chips. Brighton also offers a nice nightlife scene with clubs, bars, dancing, and male strip shows.

Europe offers many excellent destinations for hen or stag parties so it can be hard to decide where to go. Fortunately, this short list offers some destinations with everything a lady or gent could ask for on their last night of freedom. So book your stag or hen party today and enjoy your last summer as a single person.