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

Should you visit Adeje or Bordeaux?

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

Should I visit Adeje or Bordeaux? 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 Bordeaux?

Adeje

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.

Bordeaux

Bordeaux is the place to go for fine wines. It's a very mellow, cultural city where you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a quaint cafe or restaurant without being rushed. The city is the capital of Gironde, and the entire metropolitan area has over one million residents. The city also has a rather large and vibrant university and the population is known to be very tolerant and liberal. There is a very strong artistic vibe in the city and, due to it's history of English rule, there is an English flair to the area. The large student population means that there is no shortage of opportunities to see shows, hear music, or visit a museum.

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 10-Day Tours from Paris, and The Best 2-Week Tours from Paris.


Which place is cheaper, Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux is €118. 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 Bordeaux in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Adeje 87
    Bordeaux 63
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Adeje 174
    Bordeaux 126
Compare Hotels in Adeje and Bordeaux

Looking for a hotel in Adeje or Bordeaux? 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 Bordeaux


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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 Bordeaux Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Adeje 64
    Bordeaux 15

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Bordeaux

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Bordeaux:

  • Transfer Airport, Hotel, Station and others places: $78
  • Private Transfer from Bordeaux Airport to City of Bordeaux: $89
  • Private Transfer from Airport to Bordeaux City: $169
  • Private Transfer Bordeaux City to Bordeaux Airport BOD by Car: $52
  • Private One way Transfer from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport: $55
  • Departure Private Transfers : Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport BOD in Luxury Van: $110
  • Departure Private Transfers : Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport BOD in Business Car: $105
  • Private Transfer Service: $109
  • Bordeaux to Airport Private Transfer in Van Business: $240
  • Bordeaux to Airport Private Transfer in Premium Class: $150
  • Bordeaux to Airport Private Transfer in Business Sedan: $110
  • Bordeaux Airport Transfers: Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport BOD in Luxury Van: $110

Is it cheaper to fly into Adeje or Bordeaux?

Prices for flights to both Bordeaux 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
  • Food Meals for one day
    Adeje 50
    Bordeaux 45

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Bordeaux

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Bordeaux.

  • Bordeaux - sweet food tour of the old city: $60
  • No Diet Club : Bordeaux Food Tour in Les Chartrons !: $64
  • Bordeaux Organic Food Tour - French Apéro Style: $66
  • NO DIET CLUB - Unique food tour in Bordeaux !: $66
  • Bakeries, Chocolate and Pastries Food Tour: $70
  • 2-Hour River Dinner Cruise: $75
  • Bordeaux Bakery Food Tour - Boulangeries and Pâtisseries : $95
  • 4h Night Food Tour of Bordeaux: $95
  • Food Tour in Bordeaux : $99
  • Bordeaux : Dinner Food Tour: $108
  • Food Tour in the Historic District: $108
  • 3.5-Hour Old Town and Market Food Tour: $109

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Adeje 19
    Bordeaux 7.89

Tours and Activities in Adeje

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

  • BUBBLEMAKER: FIRST SCUBA DIVING EXPERIENCE FOR CHILD ADEJE: $74
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Ifonche Flight Experience: $142

Tours and Activities in Bordeaux

Here are a few actual costs in Bordeaux for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • "Bordeaux by bicycle: a 3-hour tour immersive experience": $40
  • 1-Hour Bordeaux Electric Scooter Tour: $28
  • 2 hours - Bordeaux Private tour with a native guide: $167
  • 2-Hour Bordeaux Segway Tour: $61
  • Afternoon culinary tour in Bordeaux: $61
  • Aperitive guided cruise « Wine and Canelé »: $21
  • Blind Tasting: 5 Bordeaux Natural Wine + Cheese experience: $54
  • Bordeaux - Oyster Secret Fisherman's village - friendly tour: $185
  • Bordeaux - Private Historic Walking Tour: $467
  • Bordeaux : Afternoon Food and History Tour: $60
  • Bordeaux : Discovery Stroll and Reading Walking Tour: $2.17
  • Bordeaux : Food and History Tour: $97

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Adeje 8.21
    Bordeaux 26

Sample the Local Flavors in Bordeaux

Also in Bordeaux, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Wine and Trade Museum Entry Ticket & Wine Tasting: $11
  • Distillery Tour in Bordeaux with Spirits Tasting: $17
  • Wine Tasting Cruise: $23
  • Cité du Vin Direct Ticket and Wine Tasting: $24
  • Taillan-Médoc: Château Visit and Wine Tasting in Bordeaux: $27
  • Wine Tour and Tasting: $30
  • Unusual Wine Tasting Experience - Wood & Wine: $30
  • Unusual wine tasting in DARWIN (Bordeaux)!: $31
  • Discover Bordeaux vineyard : special wine tasting with two cellar men brothers: $32
  • Wine Tasting with a Certified Sommelier: $44
  • Bordeaux Cheese and Wine Tasting: $52
  • Vineyards Wine Tasting Half-Day Trip: $60


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Adeje and Bordeaux, we can see that Adeje is more expensive. And not only is Bordeaux much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Bordeaux would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux.

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


Which is Bigger, Adeje or Bordeaux?

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

Both places have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. As both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Adeje or Bordeaux in the Summer?

Both Bordeaux and Adeje during the summer are popular places to visit. Also, the city activities and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Bordeaux this time of year.

Adeje is a little warmer than Bordeaux in the summer. The daily temperature in Adeje averages around 23°C (73°F) in July, and Bordeaux fluctuates around 21°C (69°F).

In Bordeaux, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Adeje. In the summer, Adeje often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Bordeaux. Adeje gets 268 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Bordeaux receives 276 hours of full sun.

Adeje usually gets less rain in July than Bordeaux. Adeje gets 1 mm (0 in) of rain, while Bordeaux receives 47 mm (1.9 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Adeje 23°C (73°F) 
    Bordeaux 21°C (69°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Bordeaux in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Adeje and Bordeaux. Also, many travelers come to Bordeaux for the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

In the autumn, Adeje is much warmer than Bordeaux. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Adeje in October average around 23°C (73°F), and Bordeaux averages at about 14°C (58°F).

In Adeje, it's very sunny this time of the year. Adeje usually receives more sunshine than Bordeaux during autumn. Adeje gets 200 hours of sunny skies, while Bordeaux receives 165 hours of full sun in the autumn.

In October, Adeje usually receives less rain than Bordeaux. Adeje gets 41 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Bordeaux receives 88 mm (3.5 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Adeje 23°C (73°F) 
    Bordeaux 14°C (58°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Bordeaux in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Adeje as well as Bordeaux. Also, many visitors come to Bordeaux in the winter for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

In January, Adeje is generally much warmer than Bordeaux. Daily temperatures in Adeje average around 18°C (64°F), and Bordeaux fluctuates around 6°C (43°F).

In the winter, Adeje often gets more sunshine than Bordeaux. Adeje gets 191 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Bordeaux receives 86 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Bordeaux. Adeje usually gets less rain in January than Bordeaux. Adeje gets 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Bordeaux receives 100 mm (3.9 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Adeje 18°C (64°F) 
    Bordeaux 6°C (43°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Bordeaux in the Spring?

Both Bordeaux and Adeje are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities. Also, most visitors come to Bordeaux for the activities around the city and the natural beauty during these months.

Adeje is much warmer than Bordeaux in the spring. The daily temperature in Adeje averages around 19°C (66°F) in April, and Bordeaux fluctuates around 12°C (53°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Adeje. Adeje usually receives more sunshine than Bordeaux during spring. Adeje gets 205 hours of sunny skies, while Bordeaux receives 190 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Adeje usually receives less rain than Bordeaux. Adeje gets 31 mm (1.2 in) of rain, while Bordeaux receives 72 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Adeje 19°C (66°F) 
    Bordeaux 12°C (53°F)

Typical Weather for Bordeaux and Adeje

Adeje Bordeaux
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 18°C (64°F) 66 mm (2.6 in) 6°C (43°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)
Feb 18°C (64°F) 55 mm (2.2 in) 7°C (45°F) 86 mm (3.4 in)
Mar 19°C (66°F) 42 mm (1.7 in) 9°C (48°F) 76 mm (3 in)
Apr 19°C (66°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 12°C (53°F) 72 mm (2.8 in)
May 20°C (68°F) 11 mm (0.4 in) 15°C (59°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 5 mm (0.2 in) 18°C (65°F) 56 mm (2.2 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 1 mm (0 in) 21°C (69°F) 47 mm (1.9 in)
Aug 24°C (75°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 20°C (68°F) 54 mm (2.1 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 13 mm (0.5 in) 18°C (65°F) 74 mm (2.9 in)
Oct 23°C (73°F) 41 mm (1.6 in) 14°C (58°F) 88 mm (3.5 in)
Nov 21°C (70°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 9°C (49°F) 94 mm (3.7 in)
Dec 19°C (66°F) 75 mm (3 in) 7°C (44°F) 99 mm (3.9 in)


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