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

Should you visit Adeje or Trieste?

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

Should I visit Adeje or Trieste? 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 Trieste?

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.

Trieste

Located on the northeast Italian coast next to the Adriatic Sea, Trieste is a city characterized by its European charm, ancient architecture, and striking sea views. Its art, music, history, and culture also take some influence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, boasting many Slavic traditions and empire-era architecture.

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Which place is cheaper, Trieste 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 Trieste is €100. 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 Trieste in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Adeje 87
    Trieste 55
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Adeje 174
    Trieste 110
Compare Hotels in Adeje and Trieste

Looking for a hotel in Adeje or Trieste? 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 Trieste


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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 Trieste Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Adeje 64
    Trieste 18

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Trieste

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

  • Venice Airport(VCE):1-Way Transfer to Trieste or Cruise Port: $707
  • Rome & Cruise Port Roundtrip Private Transfer: $5,072
  • Cruise Port to Milan Roundtrip Private Transfer: $4,017
  • Trieste/port to Torcello (water taxi) - Arrival Private Transfer: $178
  • Trieste or port to Lido + water taxi - Arrival Private Transfer: $151
  • Trieste or Port to Burano Water Taxi Arrival Private Transfer: $164
  • Trieste or Cruise Port to Venice Airport Departure Transfer: $120
  • Trieste city to Venice Airport (VCE) - Departure Private Transfer: $109
  • Trieste city or Cruise Port to Venice, piazzale Roma -RoundTrip Private Transfer: $218
  • Trieste city or Cruise Port to Venice+water taxi Arrival Transfer: $145
  • Trieste city or Cruise Port to Venice Airport (VCE) - Departure Private Transfer: $109
  • Trieste Cruise Port to Milan hotels - Arrival Private Transfer: $263

Is it cheaper to fly into Adeje or Trieste?

Prices for flights to both Trieste 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
    Trieste 31

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Trieste

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

  • Istria - Truffles: Hunting & Cooking & Tasting, Slovenia: $141
  • Private Cooking Class at a Local's Home: $155
  • Private Mediterranean Fish Cooking Workshop with Irena: $180
  • 5-Course Food Tour with Electric Bikes: $235

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Adeje 19
    Trieste 22

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: $139

Tours and Activities in Trieste

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

  • The best of Izola walking tour: $98
  • 2 Hours Shared Taste Tour in Koper.: $29
  • 60-minute Small Group Guided Walking Tour in Piran: $22
  • Accessible Tour of Koper – The Goat’s Town: $131
  • Best Venice Shore Excursion from Trieste Cruise Port: $86
  • Deluxe Venice Shore Excursion from Trieste Cruise Port: $96
  • E-bike Vipava River Tour : $164
  • Experience Trieste: $164
  • Explore highlights of Trieste on a private 3-hour walking tour: $299
  • Flavours of Istria Tasting Experience from Koper: $124
  • Flavours of Istria Tasting Experience from Piran or Portoroz or Izola: $125
  • Flavours of Istria Tasting Experience from Trieste: $133

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Adeje 8.21
    Trieste 8.00

Sample the Local Flavors in Trieste

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

  • Wine Tasting with Cold Cuts: $33
  • Wine Tasting from Istria, Carso and Friuli terroirs: $37
  • Trip to Stanjel castle wine tasting and gourmet lunch 4 courses from Piran: $131
  • Castles & Wine Tour: $139
  • Collio: Cividale Del Friuli and Wine Tastings from Trieste: $148
  • Experience Slovenian Coast line with Wine Tasting from Trieste: $164
  • Koper & Wine tasting: $186
  • Truffle Hunting & Wine Tasting In Istria (private V.i.p. Tour): $262
  • Wine Tour on the Coast: $268


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

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


Which is Bigger, Adeje or Trieste?

Trieste has a larger population, and is about 6 times larger than the population of Adeje. When comparing the sizes of Adeje and Trieste, 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 Trieste?

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 Trieste in the Summer?

Both Trieste and Adeje are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. Also, most visitors come to Trieste for the beaches and the family-friendly experiences during these months.

In the summer, Adeje is around the same temperature as Trieste. Typically, the summer temperatures in Adeje in July average around 23°C (73°F), and Trieste averages at about 24°C (75°F).

It's quite sunny in Trieste. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Adeje. Adeje usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Trieste during summer. Adeje gets 268 hours of sunny skies, while Trieste receives 288 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Adeje usually receives less rain than Trieste. Adeje gets 1 mm (0 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Adeje 23°C (73°F) 
    Trieste 24°C (75°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Trieste in the Autumn?

Both Trieste and Adeje during the autumn are popular places to visit. Furthermore, the autumn months attract visitors to Trieste because of the natural beauty of the area.

In October, Adeje is generally a little warmer than Trieste. Daily temperatures in Adeje average around 23°C (73°F), and Trieste fluctuates around 16°C (60°F).

It's quite sunny in Adeje. In the autumn, Adeje often gets more sunshine than Trieste. Adeje gets 200 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Trieste receives 167 hours of full sun.

Adeje usually gets less rain in October than Trieste. Adeje gets 41 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Adeje 23°C (73°F) 
    Trieste 16°C (60°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Trieste in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Adeje and Trieste. Furthermore, the museums and the cuisine are the main draw to Trieste this time of year.

Adeje is much warmer than Trieste in the winter. The daily temperature in Adeje averages around 18°C (64°F) in January, and Trieste fluctuates around 5°C (41°F).

Adeje usually receives more sunshine than Trieste during winter. Adeje gets 191 hours of sunny skies, while Trieste receives 96 hours of full sun in the winter.

In January, Adeje usually receives around the same amount of rain as Trieste. Adeje gets 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Adeje 18°C (64°F) 
    Trieste 5°C (41°F)

Should I visit Adeje or Trieste in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Adeje as well as Trieste. Additionally, many travelers come to Trieste for the beaches and the natural beauty.

In the spring, Adeje is a little warmer than Trieste. Typically, the spring temperatures in Adeje in April average around 19°C (66°F), and Trieste averages at about 13°C (56°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Adeje this time of the year. In the spring, Adeje often gets more sunshine than Trieste. Adeje gets 205 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Trieste receives 177 hours of full sun.

Adeje usually gets less rain in April than Trieste. Adeje gets 31 mm (1.2 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Adeje 19°C (66°F) 
    Trieste 13°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Trieste and Adeje

Adeje Trieste
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 18°C (64°F) 66 mm (2.6 in) 5°C (41°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Feb 18°C (64°F) 55 mm (2.2 in) 7°C (44°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 19°C (66°F) 42 mm (1.7 in) 9°C (49°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Apr 19°C (66°F) 31 mm (1.2 in) 13°C (56°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
May 20°C (68°F) 11 mm (0.4 in) 18°C (64°F) 81 mm (3.2 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 5 mm (0.2 in) 22°C (71°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 1 mm (0 in) 24°C (75°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Aug 24°C (75°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 24°C (74°F) 101 mm (4 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 13 mm (0.5 in) 20°C (68°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Oct 23°C (73°F) 41 mm (1.6 in) 16°C (60°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Nov 21°C (70°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 10°C (51°F) 114 mm (4.5 in)
Dec 19°C (66°F) 75 mm (3 in) 6°C (44°F) 92 mm (3.6 in)