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THE best value holiday hotspots for Brits have been revealed – with one European city coming out on top.

The study, conducted by Starling Bank, found Portugal's capital city Lisbon to be the best value.

The research looked at the most visited top 40 cities in Europe across seven categories, using data from a number of websites including TripAdvisor and WHO.

This included food and drink, nightlife, things to do and visual appeal, along with accessibility and friendliness.

The study then ranked these scores against the cost of staying in the city for a week, to find out where offers the best experience per £1 spent.

Lisbon took the top spot, scoring highly for "things to do" and the "nightlife" categories, with an average of £440.20 to stay for the week.

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Not only that, but it was affordable to eat out, with local beers as cheap as £1.

In second was Seville, ranked highly for family-friendliness and Istanbul, which was also the cheapest cost per week on the list at £274.14.

Spanish cities Madrid and Barcelona both made the top 10, along with Portugal's other popular city Porto.

Rome, Split, Budapest and Prague also made the cut.

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Rachel Kerrone, Director of Brand and Marketing at Starling Bank adds: “We know travel is on the agenda for many people this summer but at the same time, budgets will likely be tight due to the rising costs of living.

"We want to help people pick their holiday wisely, so they can get the best value for their money while still having a fantastic time.”

To find the cheapest holiday spot for the family this year, Starling Bank has created an interactive travel tool which shows what you can get for £100 in the world’s top tourist destinations. 

Other research in the study found that London came out on top for the best things to do, while for staycations, Edinburgh and Liverpool were the best in the UK.

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Another study found Turkey to be the cheapest holiday destination this year due to the value of the lira against the pound.

According to a study by Saxo, the Turkish lira now worth more than double against the pound compared to this time last year – with a pint of beer from a local bar estimated to be around £1.66.

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