You can see retirement on the horizon. Congratulations! You’ve worked a long time, and it’s time to kick back and enjoy life after a career. You’ve also had your eye on Europe for a long time but is it possible to make it more than just a vacation destination?
The truth is, with a bit of savings under your belt (or a decent pension) and some research, you can actually find an amazing city in Europe that fits both your lifestyle and your budget. Luckily, we’ve done some of the research for you here! Read on to learn more about the cheapest cities to retire in Europe, and what they offer…
Yes, this is the same Bordeaux that the wine variety is named after thanks to its abundant vineyards. But even if wine is not your thing, there’s plenty to love about this port city of about 870,000 people. One of those things is the climate. Travel And Leisure notes, the area has “warm summers and mild winters,” which could be especially attractive if you currently live in the Snowbelt.
The city is also abundant in attractions including museums and galleries, has high-speed trains that connect to other European destinations, and benefits from universal healthcare for those who qualify, notes the source. According to the global cost-of-living database Numbeo.com, a one-bedroom in the heart of the city will be rented for around 742 Euro ($861 USD) monthly.