A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers A Coruna vs. Sibenik for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit A Coruna or Sibenik?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for A Coruna and Sibenik. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: A Coruna or Sibenik?

A Coruna

A Coruna is a busy port city located on a promontory of Spain's Galicia region. It is the capital city of a province of the same name, exhibiting a mix of the old and new from an ancient Roman lighthouse to modern apartments known for their glass balconies. Some of the highlights include the variety of architecture both age-old and modern, the old town, several museums, the harbor, and beaches.

Sibenik

Sibenik is a city on the Adriatic coast of Croatia. It's known as a gateway to the Kornati Islands. The 15th-century stone Cathedral of St. James is decorated with 71 sculpted faces. Nearby, the Sibenik City Museum, in the 14th-century Prince's Palace, has exhibits ranging from prehistory to the present. The white stone St. Michael's Fortress has an open-air theater, with views of Sibenik Bay and neighboring islands. The city's magnificent medieval heart, gleaming white against the placid waters of the bay is enough to excite any traveler, and you won't be disappointed with your trip here. The stone labyrinth of steep backstreets and alleys are a joy to explore. Sibenik is also an important access point for Krka National Park and the Kornati Islands.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours from Barcelona, The Best 2-Week Tours from Madrid, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Dubrovnik, and The Best 2-Week Tours from Dubrovnik.


Which place is cheaper, Sibenik or A Coruna?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in A Coruna is €89, while the average daily cost in Sibenik is €94. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for A Coruna and Sibenik in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    A Coruna 51
    Sibenik 55
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    A Coruna 102
    Sibenik 110
Compare Hotels in A Coruna and Sibenik

Looking for a hotel in A Coruna or Sibenik? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in A Coruna


Hotels in Sibenik


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: A Coruna Hotel Prices and Sibenik Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    A Coruna 13
    Sibenik 13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in A Coruna

Also for A Coruna, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Transfer from Coruna Airport to Ferrol: $131
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago city hotels: $73
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago Airport (SCQ): $73

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Sibenik

Also for Sibenik, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private transfer from Sibenik to Split airport: $125
  • Private transfer from Sibenik to Split: $262
  • Airport transfer from Split to Šibenik or vice versa: $164

Is it cheaper to fly into A Coruna or Sibenik?

Prices for flights to both Sibenik and A Coruna change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    A Coruna 28
    Sibenik 29

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in A Coruna

For A Coruna, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • The Great Dinner in A Coruña - Escape urban room: $65
  • Food Market Shopping and Cooking Workshop in A Coruña: $104
  • 3 Hour Tapas Tasting and Cooking Class in A Coruna: $104

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    A Coruna 9.72
    Sibenik 12
Typical Entertainment Prices in A Coruna

Below are a few sample prices from actual travelers for A Coruna's activities, tours, and tickets:


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Tours and Activities in A Coruna

For A Coruna, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • 2 Hour Private Old Town Walking Tour in La Coruña: $185
  • 2 Hours Private Walking Tour in Lugo: $83
  • A Coruña Private Walking Tour : $82
  • A Coruña Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.14
  • A Coruña boat tour from the sea: $39
  • E-bike Tour La Coruña: $64
  • Essential Walking Tour through the Emblematic Places of Coruña: $32
  • Full-Day Excursion to Santiago from A Coruña for Cruisers Only: $75
  • Group walking tour in Lugo: $1.10
  • Guided Tour Lugo: $28
  • Private City Tour of A Coruna - Shore Excursion : $237
  • Private Walking Tour around Coruña with Beer or Wine: $65

Tours and Activities in Sibenik

For Sibenik, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Kornati island National Park & Telascica Nature Park Boat Tour from Vodice: $76
  • Šibenik Riviera boat tour: Zlarin + Prvić + Tijat: $120
  • Daily or night walking tour through Medieval Šibenik: $45
  • Discover Šibenik - Evening walking tour : $38
  • Full-Day Sailing Tour in Šibenik Archipelago: $136
  • Kornati Experience small group (12 pax) boat tour: $136
  • Krka Waterfalls National Park Boat Tour from Vodice: $76
  • Private Sibenik Walking Historical Morning or Evening Tour: $49
  • Private Tour of the Pearls of Dalmatia: $131
  • Private walking tour of Sibenik: $185
  • Sibenik Private Combined Food & Drink and Historical Tour: $152
  • The Best of Sibenik Private Walking Tour: $164

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    A Coruna 13
    Sibenik 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Sibenik

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Sibenik:

  • Private Krka Waterfalls Tour with Wine Tasting from Sibenik: $213
  • From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park & Wine Tasting Tour: $1,070


When comparing the travel costs between A Coruna and Sibenik, we can see that Sibenik is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is A Coruna Expensive? and Is Sibenik Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, A Coruna or Sibenik?

A Coruna has a larger population, and is about 7 times larger than the population of Sibenik. When comparing the sizes of A Coruna and Sibenik, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit A Coruna or Sibenik?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit A Coruna or Sibenik in the Summer?

Both Sibenik and A Coruna are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. Also, the beaches, snorkeling, the small town charm, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Sibenik this time of year.

A Coruna is cooler than Sibenik in the summer. The daily temperature in A Coruna averages around 19°C (66°F) in July, and Sibenik fluctuates around 26°C (80°F).

It's quite sunny in Sibenik. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in A Coruna. A Coruna usually receives less sunshine than Sibenik during summer. A Coruna gets 248 hours of sunny skies, while Sibenik receives 345 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, A Coruna usually receives less rain than Sibenik. A Coruna gets 25 mm (1 in) of rain, while Sibenik receives 28 mm (1.1 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    A Coruna 19°C (66°F) 
    Sibenik 26°C (80°F)

Should I visit A Coruna or Sibenik in the Autumn?

Both Sibenik and A Coruna during the autumn are popular places to visit. Furthermore, many travelers come to Sibenik for the shopping scene, the small town atmosphere, and the natural beauty of the area.

In the autumn, A Coruna is around the same temperature as Sibenik. Typically, the autumn temperatures in A Coruna in October average around 16°C (61°F), and Sibenik averages at about 18°C (64°F).

In Sibenik, it's very sunny this time of the year. In the autumn, A Coruna often gets less sunshine than Sibenik. A Coruna gets 155 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Sibenik receives 200 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in A Coruna. A Coruna usually gets more rain in October than Sibenik. A Coruna gets 104 mm (4.1 in) of rain, while Sibenik receives 79 mm (3.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    A Coruna 16°C (61°F) 
    Sibenik 18°C (64°F)

Should I visit A Coruna or Sibenik in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both A Coruna and Sibenik. Furthermore, many visitors come to Sibenik in the winter for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

In January, A Coruna is generally a little warmer than Sibenik. Daily temperatures in A Coruna average around 11°C (51°F), and Sibenik fluctuates around 8°C (47°F).

A Coruna usually receives less sunshine than Sibenik during winter. A Coruna gets 103 hours of sunny skies, while Sibenik receives 128 hours of full sun in the winter.

A Coruna gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In January, A Coruna usually receives more rain than Sibenik. A Coruna gets 131 mm (5.2 in) of rain, while Sibenik receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    A Coruna 11°C (51°F) 
    Sibenik 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit A Coruna or Sibenik in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to A Coruna as well as Sibenik. Additionally, most visitors come to Sibenik for the beaches, the small town charm, and the natural beauty during these months.

A Coruna is cooler than Sibenik in the spring. The daily temperature in A Coruna averages around 13°C (55°F) in April, and Sibenik fluctuates around 15°C (59°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Sibenik. In the spring, A Coruna often gets less sunshine than Sibenik. A Coruna gets 167 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Sibenik receives 212 hours of full sun.

A Coruna usually gets more rain in April than Sibenik. A Coruna gets 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain, while Sibenik receives 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    A Coruna 13°C (55°F) 
    Sibenik 15°C (59°F)

Typical Weather for Sibenik and A Coruna

A Coruna Sibenik
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 11°C (51°F) 131 mm (5.2 in) 8°C (47°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Feb 11°C (52°F) 104 mm (4.1 in) 9°C (48°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Mar 12°C (53°F) 86 mm (3.4 in) 11°C (52°F) 75 mm (3 in)
Apr 13°C (55°F) 83 mm (3.3 in) 15°C (59°F) 66 mm (2.6 in)
May 15°C (58°F) 78 mm (3.1 in) 20°C (67°F) 56 mm (2.2 in)
Jun 17°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in) 23°C (74°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Jul 19°C (66°F) 25 mm (1 in) 26°C (80°F) 28 mm (1.1 in)
Aug 19°C (67°F) 29 mm (1.1 in) 26°C (79°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Sep 19°C (65°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 22°C (72°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 16°C (61°F) 104 mm (4.1 in) 18°C (64°F) 79 mm (3.1 in)
Nov 13°C (55°F) 116 mm (4.6 in) 13°C (56°F) 108 mm (4.3 in)
Dec 11°C (52°F) 128 mm (5 in) 10°C (49°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)