BEST Yoga Retreats in Europe

11 BEST Yoga Retreats in Europe for Wellness-Focused Traveller

These yoga retreats in Europe from Barcelona, Croatia, Spain, Ireland, and more feature the top retreats and most popular places. These yoga retreat holidays Europe has to offer were selected by our experts based on their stellar reputations, breathtaking locations, and diverse offerings of yoga styles.

At these retreats, in addition to the high-caliber yoga lessons, guests may enjoy stunning natural locations and a variety of other activities, such as surfing or just relaxing on the beach.

Where to book your Yoga Retreats?

There are two major websites to use. We are working on a big comparison guide, stay tuned. The two best sites are:

The top destinations for best Spain retreats are listed below, so keep reading to find out more!

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We also wrote up big guides to amazing yoga retreats in Mexico as well as California.
Summer Life and Yoga Holiday on Kos Island

In this guide, you will find:

Quick Introduction to Yoga Retreats in Europe

Types of Retreats: Meditation, holistic healing, and spiritual places in Europe. Having a clear notion of what you want to achieve in your yoga practise is essential.

Yoga Styles: You can find pretty much anything. Hatha, Yin, Restorative, Vinyasa, Kundalini, Nidra, Vipassana & Yoga, Ashtanga, Dynamic, General, Ayurveda, & Integral Yoga.

Prices & Duration: Prices start from $274 up to $1,633. It is a really wide price range. There’s an ongoing discount now from 5-Day Spring Detox, Weight & Pain Management Retreat in Bulgaria. 

New to Retreats? Read our full yoga retreats guide for beginners. We especially recommend reading:

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Best Yoga Retreats in Europe

1. Popular Yoga Retreats in Europe

Longing to do a headstand in front of the Eiffel Tower? Or a Downward Dog in the Colosseum? Or maybe rise from Savasana with the ring of Big Ben?

The Old Continent attracts millions of visitors every year, yogis and non-yogis alike. And while Yoga Retreats in Europe might not have the same ancient tradition as the ones in Asia, Europeans sure have learned how to organize wholesome and rejuvenating yoga-focused retreat holidays. They enliven yoga with their signature flavors, landscapes, rich culture and magnificent architecture and landmarks within their territory.

Summer Life, Urban Yoga, and Transforming Experience with Yoga Retreats in Southern Europe
As the demand for yoga continues to grow in Europe, it is no surprise that this continent offers a plethora of quality yoga retreats and yoga teacher training.

1.1 8-Day Summer Life and Yoga Holiday on Kos Island

  • Retreat Center: Zenzoi Kos
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Yin, Restorative
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Location: Kos, Greece
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $1,049

The yoga center is located 1.5 km from Kos town. Close but away from the crowds. It also allows for special walking and cycling tours in the area. On these routes, you will find authentic Greek taverns where you can enjoy the local atmosphere and the unique hospitality of the Greeks. The yoga center is intended exclusively for yoga vacation guests.

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Yoga Holiday on Kos Island

Relax your mind and body at Koh Island

1.2 4-Day Urban Yoga Retreat in the Heart of Barcelona City

  • Retreat Center: Barcelona Yoga Weeks Retreat Center
  • Yoga Type: Hatha Yoga
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $364

At Yoga Weeks Barcelona, you can experience a one-of-a-kind yoga retreat in the middle of the city. Yoga Weeks provides a getaway, cultural, and healthy yoga vacation in the bustling core of Barcelona. Remarkable international yoga instructors, accommodation in a contemporary home, a superb vegetarian breakfast, and many more activities and treatments await you at this retreat. Anyone may join, no matter their skill level. The purpose of Yoga Weeks is to introduce a healthy and balanced form of yoga to your regular life in the city.

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1.3 7-Day Transforming Experience With Yoga and Adventure Five Elements Retreats in Rovinj, Croatia

  • Retreat Center: Five Elements Guesthouse
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Location: Rovinj, Croatia
  • Price: $1,159

The Five Elements holiday program carries a vision of love, beauty and wisdom. We use Rovinj and the Istrian peninsula most often depending on the month of the year and weather conditions to give you the best experience.

Join this retreat in the stunning natural beauty of Croatia and discover the language and wisdom of the elements of your life. Nurture, inspire and empower with daily yoga programs and amazing excursions.

Morning rhythm is for yogic smoothness. A day for adventure. Every day is different. You will be taken to remote places far away from people. Seagulls in the sky. Salt skin. A touch of air.

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7 Day Transforming Experience With Yoga and Adventure Five Elements Retreats in Rovinj, Croatia

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1.4 3-Day Urban Yoga Break in Barcelona City, Catalonia

  • Retreat Center: Yoga Weeks Barcelona
  • Yoga Type: Hatha Yoga
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $274

Yoga Weeks Barcelona is a unique modern yoga retreat right in the heart of the city. Yoga Weeks offers an escape, a week of yoga, fitness, culture, and healthy holidays in the lively center of Barcelona. Remarkable international teachers, unique accommodation in a modernist house, a delicious vegetarian brunch, and many other activities and treatments await you at this retreat. All levels and beginners are welcome. The goal of Yoga Weeks is to bring a healthy and balanced style of yoga to your everyday life in the city.

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3 Day Urban Yoga Break in Barcelona City Catalonia

2. Enjoy Bohemian Paradise, Spring Detox, and Awakening Yoga Retreat in Eastern Europe

Want to experience European yoga? A yoga vacation in Europe is the perfect excuse to visit historical monuments, see all the famous attractions with your own eyes, and enjoy delicious cuisine.

2.1 5-Day Bohemian Paradise Hiking and Yoga Holiday in Turnov

  • Retreat Center: Bohemian Paradise
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Kundalini
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Location: Turnov, Czech Republic
  • Skill level: Beginner
  • Price: $1,254

Explore with Czech Adventure the breathtaking Bohemian Paradise UNESCO Geopark, one of the most visited places in the Czech Republic. Just an hour’s drive from Prague, you can enjoy a real archaeological, geological and cultural gem. It’s time to find out why this fairytale place of the Bohemian Paradise attracts writers, painters, artists, and dreamers of all kinds. Enjoy a unique combination of amazing rock formations, the most famous tourist destinations in the Czech Republic, walk through rock crevices, have a traditional Czech lunch at a local restaurant, and taste local beer!

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5 Day Bohemian Paradise Hiking and Yoga Holiday in Turnov

2.2 6-Day The Wild Forest Awakening Retreat, Tryavna, Bulgaria

  • Retreat Center: RisingSoul Retreat
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, Kundalini, Restorative, Vinyasa, Yin, Nidra
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Location: Tryavna, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $546

RisingSoul offers the perfect place to “Connect Yoga & Nature” allowing our unique guests to find their own mind, body, and spiritual connection. Constructed from earthy organic materials, the venue brings its guests into a fusion of rustic exercise spaces, mountain valleys, and ancient church faces.

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6 Day The Wild Forest Awakening Retreat, Tryavna, Bulgaria

Rewilding Yoga & Nature Immersion

2.3 3-Day Rest and Replenish Yoga Retreat in Káptalantóti

  • Retreat Center: Hi·Hekaté
  • Yoga Type: Kundalini, Restorative
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Location: Feketebács, Hungary
  • Skill level: Beginner
  • Price: $242

The Hi·Hekaté resort is located in the middle of nature, surrounded by the famous hills of the region, some of which are volcanoes. It is located far from the nearest town, outside the forest.

This retreat promotes relaxation, profound nutrition, and slowing down. Efficiency, quickness, and bustle are praised. Hard labour equals the best outcomes, and logical thinking establishes the universe’s rules. Gál Zsófia Antónia created this retreat to remember: less is frequently more, and we can only absorb and nurture ourselves when we slow down. You’ll slowly open up to relaxing, listening, and living in harmony with Nature’s cycles.

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3 Day Rest and Replenish Yoga Retreat

3. Relax and Restore, Detox Your Body and Mind With Yoga Retreat in Western Europe

But your journey would have a deeper purpose, you would not be just a tourist, you would be a yoga traveler who deepens your practice and connects you with others.

3.1 8-Day All Inclusive Relax & Restore Yoga Holiday in France

  • Retreat Center: Maison de Lunel
  • Yoga Type: Hatha, General, Restorative, Yin, Ayurveda, Integral, Nidra, Ashtanga, Vinyasa Yoga
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Location: Mauroux, Occitanie, France
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $1,633

Maison de Lunel is one of the best luxury yoga retreats Europe has to offer. It is a secluded and peaceful retreat in the beautiful countryside of the Lot region of France. They offer 10 beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms, including two self-contained apartments, set in 35 hectares of natural fields and woodland.

The combination of a peaceful environment and luxurious accommodation ensures a truly relaxing and unforgettable experience for our guests.

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8 Day All Inclusive Relax & Restore Yoga Holiday in France

Getaway and unwind on a rest and restore retreat

3.2 5-Day Detox your Body and Mind with Intermittent Fasting, France

  • Retreat Center: Meraki
  • Yoga Type: General Yoga
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Location: Éauze, Occitanie, France
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $712

In the sun-blessed south of France, 3km from a lively village, hidden in the heart of an ancient forest, you’ll find lush meadows surrounding a 200+ year old authentic and sympathetically restored French farmhouse.

This easily accessible retreat venue is within less than 2 hours’ drive from 5 international airports, in the foothills of the Pyrenées mountains, 90-120 minutes north of the Spanish border and 90-120 min east of the Atlantic Ocean.

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5 Day Detox your Body and Mind with Intermittent Fasting France

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3.3 3 Day Yoga, Mindfulness & Ayurveda Retreat in Hereford, UK

  • Retreat Center: Plantation Villa at Ruxton Farm
  • Yoga Type: General, Hatha, Yin, Dynamic, Ayurveda, Restorative
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Location: Hereford, England
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $356

Let’s take a look at another yoga meditation retreat Europe has to offer. Plantation Villa at Ruxton Farm is a yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda specialist located in the beautiful surroundings of Ruxton Farm in Herefordshire, UK that offer yoga sessions for all levels.

With over 10 years of holistic wellness experience and a deep understanding of authentic Eastern practices, they understand wellness is a lifestyle and not just a weekend.

His retreats will offer you the space to calm your mind, reconnect with your body and awaken your spirit, through the ancient traditions of Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda.

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Mindfulness & Ayurveda Retreat in Hereford

3.4 3-Day Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat, Ireland

  • Retreat Center: Creacon Wellness Retreat
  • Yoga Type: Ashtanga, Nidra, General, Restorative Yoga
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Location: New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate
  • Price: $418

Nestled in the majestic green hills of the Irish countryside, Creacon Wellness Retreat is the ideal destination to retreat, relax and rejuvenate.

Originally a historic Irish inn, Creacon was transformed by founders Derek O’Neill and his late wife, Linda O’Neill, into a serene retreat that nourishes spirit, mind, and body. Try this 3 Day Yoga Retreat Europe for a healthier mind and body.

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3 Day Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat, Ireland

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4-Day 25-Hour SUP Yoga Teacher Training in Mallorca

  • Retreat Center:  Port de Pollença
  • Yoga Type: Hatha
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Location:  Mallorca, Spain
  • Skill level: Beginner
  • Price: $842

Do something completely different in your Yoga courses with Port de Pollença. In the end, you will be helping people in meaningful ways by combining Yoga with the healing powers of water.

When students spend time outside, they experience nature in a unique and revitalizing manner. As they go slowly and gently, taking in the sights and sounds of the ocean, they may unwind. Also, it’s a great way to strengthen your abdominal muscles. Maintaining equilibrium is essential for enhancing concentration and establishing a firm foundation for your training.

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25-Hour SUP Yoga Teacher Training in Mallorca

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7-Day Energizing Yoga Retreat on the Portuguese Silver Coast

  • Retreat Center:  Yoga Retreat Portugal
  • Yoga Type: Hatha
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Location: Obidos, Leiria, Portugal
  • Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Price: $594

How about one of the weekend yoga retreats Europe has to offer? Yoga Retreat Portugal includes a wide variety of activities in addition to traditional yoga practise and is accessible to yogis of any age or experience level.

They intend to provide a week in which you will not only be able to fully enjoy your yoga sessions but also have the opportunity to experience some of the incredible activities like hiking tours, beautiful excursions, and surfing at one of Europe’s most impressive spots.

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7 Day Yoga and Surf Retreat on the Portuguese Silver Coast

Yoga outdoor with Yoga Retreat Portugal

Cheapest Yoga Retreats in Europe

As mentioned in our introduction, Europe yoga retreats prices range from anything from $274 up to $1,633. And as always, there are always cheaper options.

Besides checking the total price, it is also worth it to consider the following:

  • What exactly is included, such as
    • accommodation
    • meals
    • daily yoga classes
    • other activities
    • transport
  • What is specifically not included
  • Where exactly is the retreat located? Is it easy and cheap to get there? This plays a role if you are planning to also eat in other restaurants or want to do other activities.
  • What is the duration, how many days?

With all that being said, if you want to find the most affordable yoga retreats in Europe, it is quite simple:

  1. Open BookYogaRetreats.com and BookRetreats.com with the full list
  2. Add your travel dates or time window
  3. Order by price

Simple as that.

Why do we recommend opening both sites? Well, there is no real indication that one site is cheaper than the other. We found good deals on both platforms.

Good to know: Please always check the descriptions in the listing, especially the part of “What is not included”.

We wrote a big guide on where to book yoga retreats. We compare BookRetreats vs. BookYogaRetreats, and more. Here we cover different websites, pros, cons and fees. It is a must-read.

Why choose a yoga retreat in Europe?

Regardless of your level, budget, or preferences, a yoga experience in Europe is the ideal way to learn or take your practice to new heights in a wonderful corner of the world.

While there is countless destinations ideal for yoga experiences in Europe, some of the most popular include the UK, France, Greece, Spain, and Portugal. Whether you prefer to head for picturesque mountains, a long sandy beach, or a picturesque yet peaceful setting, you are spoiled for choice in Europe.

A yoga retreat in Europe often includes healthful activities that complement your practice. This retreat includes everything from meditation, spa treatments, or exciting activities like surfing, hiking, biking, or even horseback riding, for those who prefer to keep their vacation a little more physically active. Whatever your preference, get ready for a truly unforgettable yoga-focused vacation that you will remember for years to come.

Where to book your Yoga Retreats?

There are two major websites to use. We are working on a big comparison guide, stay tuned. The two best sites are:

Find out more booking sites in this detailed guide.

All Yoga Retreats on a Map

Personally, I find maps always very useful for planning my travels and holidays. I created this special map for you.

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FAQ

Well,  this is already a super detailed article. I am sure that you already have your favorite retreat in mind! Below we list all the frequently asked questions.

Where to find Yoga retreats in Europe?

BookYogaRetreats and BookRetreats.com are the two best sites to find retreats in Europe. You can find the best yoga retreats in Europe easily at Hostelgeeks.com. We picked them by hand.

How safe are hostels in Europe?

Hostels in Europe are quite safe. The majority of hostels are equipped with high-quality safety measures, procedures, and personnel in order to reduce the likelihood that their guests would have unfavourable encounters. Before making a reservation at a hostel, reading online reviews is a useful approach to check out the facilities offered by the establishment.

What happens at a yoga retreat?

A yoga retreat is a gathering of individuals who get together to practice yoga. These retreats lasts for 2-18 days that is packed with different activities. Joining a retreat is a great way to meet other yoga enthusiasts.

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