Should you visit Almeria or Genoa?
Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the prices of travel for Almeria and Genoa. 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. So, let's dig into it.
Almeria is a city (and province) in the Andalusia region of Spain. It is located in the southeast area of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Almeria is a charming area rich in history. Though it is not as well known as some more popular cities in the area, such as Granada, Seville, or Malaga, its popularity has increased significantly over the years with the growth of its holiday areas. Almeria has over 62 miles of untamed coastline, something that is hard to find on the Mediterranean, and has outstandingly beautiful landscapes, which stands out even in an area of natural beauty. The spectacular beaches with warm waters of the Mediterranean, abundant historic and cultural sites, and large tourist centers makes Almeria a great travel destination.
Located on the coast of northwest Italy, Genoa is a port city and capital of the Liguria region. With a long history as a rich and powerful trade center, Genoa's past of many centuries is still visible in its old port, stunning architecture, and charming alleyways. A traveler can spend days walking along seaside villas, admiring towering churches, and shopping the boutiques of the city. Genoa is also the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, featuring what is thought to be his birth home and many other quaint abodes.
Which city is cheaper, Genoa or Almeria?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Almeria is €79, while the average daily cost in Genoa is €120. 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 city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Almeria and Genoa in more detail.
Accommodation prices vary by location and style, but travelers pay on average about €70 for a double occupancy room in Almeria.
The prices for places to stay in Genoa can vary by date, location, and type. Generally, the average cost for accommodation per person is €71, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around €142.
Almeria food costs typically run travelers around €32 per day. Eating every meal in a nicer restaurant will drive the cost up, and grabbing fast food or casual meals will help you save money.
Food in Genoa costs travelers about €41 per day on average. Restaurants can vary significantly in price, so choose wisely if you're trying to save money. Fast food and street stalls are typically your cheapest options, which sit down restaurants can be significantly more expensive.
Meals for one day
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Almeria
Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Almeria.
Spanish Paella Private Online Cooking Class:
Private Authentic Spanish Cooking Class with Juan in Almeria:
Private Market Tour and Paella Cooking Lesson in Almeria with Juan:
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Genoa
For Genoa, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:
Genoa Street Food Tour:
Small-group Street food tour in Genoa:
Italian Aperitivo Food Tour with a local in Genoa:
Market Tour & Lunch/Dinner at a Cesarina's Home:
Small Group Market tour and Cooking class in Genoa:
Genoa Private Home Cooking Class:
Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Genoa:
Private Pizza & Tiramisu Class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Genoa:
Local Market Visit and Private Cooking Class in Genoa:
While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around €16 per day to get around in Almeria.
Genoa's transportation costs can vary by the type of transport chosen by visitors. Naturally, taxis and private drivers cost much more than public transportation options. On average, visitors spend €6.95 per person, per day on transportation in Genoa.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Almeria
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Almeria:
Private Transfer: Almería Airport (LEI) to Almeria:
Private Transfer: Almería to Almeria Airport (LEI):
Private Transfer from Almería to Malaga (AGP) Airport:
Almeria Airport Transfer to Mojacar:
Transfers desde Aeropuerto de Almería (LEI) a Vera Playa - 4 pasajeros:
Almería Private Transfer from Almería Airport to City centre or Cabo de Gata:
Almería Private Transfer from the city centre or Cabo de Gata to Almería Airport:
Almería Airport: Private Transfer To/From Almería:
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Genoa
Also for Genoa, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:
Arrival Private Transfer La Spezia to Genoa by Business or Luxury Vehicle:
Cinque Terre from Private Roundtrip Transfer & Local Driver Disposal:
Departure Private Transfer Genoa to La Spezia by Business or Luxury Vehicle:
Genoa - Malpensa Milan Airport (MXP) / Private Departure Car Transfer:
Genoa - Malpensa Milan Airport (MXP) / Private Departure Van Transfer:
Genoa - Santa Margerita Ligure / Private Car Transfer:
Genoa - Santa Margerita Ligure / Private Van Transfer:
Genoa Airport Transfers : Genoa Airport GOA to Genoa City in Business Car:
Genoa Airport Transfers : Genoa Airport GOA to Genoa City in Minivan:
Genoa Private Transfers : Genoa Cruise Port to Genoa City in Business Car:
Genoa Transfer: Cruise Port to Genoa or Riviera Hotel:
Genoa Transfer: Riviera or Genoa Hotel to Cruise Port:
Is it cheaper to fly into Almeria or Genoa?
Prices for flights to both Genoa and Almeria 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.
Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around €13 per person, per day in Almeria. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.
Sightseeing, admission tickets, things to do, and other entertainment expenses in Genoa can vary widely by price. On average, visitors spend around €16 per person, per day on entertainment and sightseeing here.
Tours and Activities in Almeria
Here are a few actual costs in Almeria for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
8 Days Almería Adventure Self Drive Tour:
Alhambra Private Tour from with transport and skip-the-line-tickets:
Almeria Desert Tour:
Almeria Like a Local: Customized Private Tour:
Almeria like a Local: Customized Private Tour:
Alcazaba Guided Tour:
Full-Day Private Sightseeing Tour of Nerja from Almeria:
Private 8-Day Almeria Tour with Lanjaron and Baeza:
Private Tour in Granada with Alhambra Palace Entry Ticket:
Tours and Activities in Genoa
Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Genoa.
Guided Walking Tour:
Hop-on Hop-off Tour 24 or 48-Hour Ticket:
Aquarium and Andy Warhol Exhibition Combined Ticket:
Private Tour with a Local:
Dining Experience at a Local's Home:
From Full-Day Tour of Genoa and Portofino:
Dining Experience at a local's Home in Genoa:
Small Group Market tour and Dining Experience at a Cesarina's home in Genoa:
Exclusive Historic Shops Tour in Genoa:
Your first time in Genoa - private tour:
Private 3-hour Walking Tour of Genoa with official tour guide:
Local Market Tour and Dining experience at a local's home in Genoa:
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Almeria may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €3.43 per day on alcoholic beverages.
Alcoholic beverages can often be a significant portion of a traveler's budget, and the costs can vary greatly from person to person. In Genoa, the average amount that a visitor spends on alcoholic beverages per day is €8.29.
Sample the Local Flavors in Genoa
Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Genoa:
San Gimignano Full-Day Private Tour with Wine Tasting:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Almeria and Genoa, we can see that Genoa is more expensive. And not only is Almeria much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Almeria would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Almeria 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 Genoa would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Genoa than you might in Almeria.
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