A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Adeje vs. Bari for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Adeje or Bari?

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

Should I visit Adeje or Bari? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Adeje or Bari?


If you're looking for a luxurious winter getaway - the kind of place where tourists are top of mind - then you'll likely find yourself on Tenerife's coastal region. Located on the northern section of this strip is the city of Costa Adeje. Here you'll find hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants all ready to cater to every tourists wishes. It's the kind of getaway you always thought was reserved for the rich and famous. Now you can enjoy sitting in a beachy lap of luxury.


Off the lustrous, aquamarine waters of the Adriatic Sea, a bustling city hums to life as the sun sets. Though an ancient city, Bari still attains its youthful air, with a thriving nightlife and breathtaking boulevards. The capital city of Apulia region, Bari is the second most important economic center of mainland Southern Italy, as well as a significant port and university city.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Spain, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Spain, The Best Historical Tours in Italy, and The Best 10-Day Tours in Italy.

Which place is cheaper, Bari or Adeje?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Adeje is €173, while the average daily cost in Bari is €113. 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 Adeje and Bari in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Adeje 87
    Bari 73
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Adeje 174
    Bari 146
Compare Hotels in Adeje and Bari

Looking for a hotel in Adeje or Bari? 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 Adeje

Hotels in Bari

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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: Adeje Hotel Prices and Bari Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Adeje 64
    Bari 11

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Bari

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Bari:

  • Train to Lecce

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bari

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

  • Vineyard Wine Tasting & soft lunch & transfer included: $277
  • Transfer:From BARI CENTER to ROME AIRPORTS or reverse: $1,087
  • Tour with transfer from Bari to Castel del Monte: $161
  • Tour with transfer From Bari to Matera: $161
  • Tour & Transfer from Bari to Alberobello & Matera: $979
  • Puglia Village Molfetta Tour with Shared Transfer: $61
  • Private transfert from Bari to Naples: $408
  • Private Transfer from Polignano to Bari Cruise Port: $80
  • Private Transfer from Polignano a Mare to Bari (BRI) Airport: $161
  • Private Transfer from Molfetta to Bari (BRI) Airport: $78
  • Private Transfer from Corato to Bari (BRI) Airport: $136
  • Private Transfer from Conversano to Bari (BRI) Airport: $180

Is it cheaper to fly into Adeje or Bari?

Prices for flights to both Bari and Adeje 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 Meals for one day
    Adeje 50
    Bari 32

Typical Food Prices in Bari

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Bari:

  • Dinner
  • Coffee

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Bari

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

  • Street food tour of Polignano a Mare: $44
  • Bari Walking Street Food Tour: $49
  • Cooking lesson in a typical house in Polignano with aperitif: $61
  • Italian Street Food Tour with Tastings and Drinks: $71
  • Street Food Tour in Bari old town - Do Eat Better Experience: $79
  • Bari Street Food Tour by Rickshaw: $83
  • Cooking class: We prepare orecchiette with vegetables from the garden: $85
  • Bari Street Food Tour by Bike: $87
  • Rickshaw Street Food Tour: $93
  • Street Food Tour on Segway: $93
  • Dining Experience at a local's Home in Conversano with Show Cooking: $94
  • Dining Experience at a local's Home in Cisternino with Show Cooking: $94

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Adeje 19
    Bari 8.61

Tours and Activities in Adeje

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

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Ifonche Flight Experience: $142

Tours and Activities in Bari

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Bari.

  • Bari tour with a local tour guide.: $222
  • Private Experience - day of fishing on the Bari coast: $222
  • 1.5 Hour Cave's Tour Polignano a Mare: $39
  • 2 Hour Guided Walking Tour of Altamura the Lioness of Puglia: $39
  • 2 Hour Tour in Medieval Bari: $28
  • 2 Hours Guided Tour of Bari with Musical Experience and Gift: $50
  • 2-Hour Bari City Tour: $245
  • 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Bari with Street Food: $50
  • 2-Hour Kayak Tour in Polignano a Mare: $43
  • Alberobello Private Tour with Pick Up: $177
  • Alberobello and Matera private bus tour from Bari: $67
  • Alberobello, Monopoli Polignano Small-Group Guided Tour from Bari: $154

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Adeje 8.21
    Bari 13

Typical Alcohol Prices in Bari

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for alcohol and nightlife costs in Bari:

  • Beer

Sample the Local Flavors in Bari

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Bari:

  • Afternoon Tour Secrets of Alberobello incl. Food & Wine tasting: $80
  • Wine tasting experience in the Apulian countryside : $89

When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Adeje and Bari, we can see that Adeje is more expensive. And not only is Bari much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Bari would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Bari and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Adeje would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Adeje than you might in Bari.

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

Which is Bigger, Adeje or Bari?

Bari has a larger population, and is about 9 times larger than the population of Adeje. When comparing the sizes of Adeje and Bari, 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 Adeje or Bari?

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 Adeje or Bari in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Adeje and Bari. Also, the summer months attract visitors to Bari because of the beaches, the city activities, and the family-friendly experiences.

In the summer, Adeje is around the same temperature as Bari. Typically, the summer temperatures in Adeje in July average around 23°C (73°F), and Bari averages at about 25°C (76°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Bari this time of the year. In Adeje, it's very sunny this time of the year. Adeje usually receives less sunshine than Bari during summer. Adeje gets 268 hours of sunny skies, while Bari receives 336 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Adeje usually receives less rain than Bari. Adeje gets 1 mm (0 in) of rain, while Bari receives 9 mm (0.3 in) of rain each month for the summer.

  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Adeje 23°C (73°F) 
    Bari 25°C (76°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Bari in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Adeje as well as Bari. Also, the city's sights and attractions and the shopping scene are the main draw to Bari this time of year.

In October, Adeje is generally a little warmer than Bari. Daily temperatures in Adeje average around 23°C (73°F), and Bari fluctuates around 18°C (65°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Adeje this time of the year. In the autumn, Adeje often gets more sunshine than Bari. Adeje gets 200 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Bari receives 178 hours of full sun.

Adeje usually gets less rain in October than Bari. Adeje gets 41 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Bari receives 70 mm (2.7 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Adeje 23°C (73°F) 
    Bari 18°C (65°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Bari in the Winter?

Both Bari and Adeje are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. Also, many travelers come to Bari for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Adeje is much warmer than Bari in the winter. The daily temperature in Adeje averages around 18°C (64°F) in January, and Bari fluctuates around 10°C (49°F).

Adeje usually receives more sunshine than Bari during winter. Adeje gets 191 hours of sunny skies, while Bari receives 110 hours of full sun in the winter.

In January, Adeje usually receives around the same amount of rain as Bari. Adeje gets 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Bari receives 62 mm (2.4 in) of rain each month for the winter.

  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Adeje 18°C (64°F) 
    Bari 10°C (49°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Bari in the Spring?

Both Bari and Adeje during the spring are popular places to visit. Furthermore, many visitors come to Bari in the spring for the beaches and the activities around the city.

In the spring, Adeje is a little warmer than Bari. Typically, the spring temperatures in Adeje in April average around 19°C (66°F), and Bari averages at about 14°C (58°F).

In Bari, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Adeje. In the spring, Adeje often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Bari. Adeje gets 205 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Bari receives 203 hours of full sun.

Adeje usually gets around the same amount of rain in April as Bari. Adeje gets 31 mm (1.2 in) of rain, while Bari receives 32 mm (1.3 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Adeje 19°C (66°F) 
    Bari 14°C (58°F)

Typical Weather for Bari and Adeje

Adeje Bari
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 18°C (64°F) 66 mm (2.6 in) 10°C (49°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Feb 18°C (64°F) 55 mm (2.2 in) 10°C (50°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 19°C (66°F) 42 mm (1.7 in) 12°C (53°F) 65 mm (2.6 in)
Apr 19°C (66°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 14°C (58°F) 32 mm (1.3 in)
May 20°C (68°F) 11 mm (0.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 25 mm (1 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 5 mm (0.2 in) 22°C (71°F) 20 mm (0.8 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 1 mm (0 in) 25°C (76°F) 9 mm (0.3 in)
Aug 24°C (75°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 25°C (76°F) 26 mm (1 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 13 mm (0.5 in) 22°C (72°F) 47 mm (1.9 in)
Oct 23°C (73°F) 41 mm (1.6 in) 18°C (65°F) 70 mm (2.7 in)
Nov 21°C (70°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 14°C (57°F) 75 mm (3 in)
Dec 19°C (66°F) 75 mm (3 in) 11°C (52°F) 67 mm (2.6 in)