A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Arachova vs. Rhodes

Should you visit Arachova or Rhodes?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Arachova or Rhodes, this travel cost comparison can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Arachova

A mountain town in the western part of Boeotia, Greece, Arachova has become a popular tourist destination for its traditions, proximity to Delphi, and its location in the mountains. The panoramic views of the valley, picturesque cobblestone streets, signature bell tower, and mazes of curious architecture all add to the allure of the place. Local customs are celebrated annually in honor of the patron Saint George on April 23rd.

Rhodes

Rhodes Island is one of the largest and most visited islands in Greece both because of its diversity of sights and its wonderful climate. On the island are some beautiful beaches, well preserved historic sights, and lovely towns. Rhodes City is the capital city on the island of Rhodes and is famous as the former site of the Colossus. Colossus is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the oldest inhabited medieval town in Europe. Today Rhodes City has an interesting old town that is surrounded by the medieval wall. Inside you'll find countless souvenir shops and restaurants that cater to tourists. Cruise ships also frequent the island, so it's best visited during the off season when the crowds may be slightly less. You will also find that prices drop when the crowds are thinner and the cruise ships are scarce.

Which city is cheaper, Rhodes or Arachova?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Arachova is €90, while the average daily cost in Rhodes is €108. 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 Arachova and Rhodes in more detail.



Accommodation

A hotel room in Arachova is about €80 This assumes double occupancy and modest accommodations.

Accommodation prices vary by location and style, but travelers pay on average about €92 for a double occupancy room in Rhodes.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Arachova 40
    Rhodes 46
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Arachova 80
    Rhodes 92

Food

In Arachova travelers spend around €23 a day on food. You can save money by choosing casual restaurants or food stalls, or you can spend plenty more by dining in nicer restaurants at every meal.

While meal prices in Rhodes can vary, the average travelers spends about €38 per day on food. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out, an average meal in Rhodes should cost around €15 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Rhodes is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Arachova 23
    Rhodes 38

Typical Food prices in Rhodes

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Rhodes:


  • Coffee
    1.95
  • Dinner for Two
    23

Local Transportation

The cost of a taxi ride in Arachova is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €41 per person, per day, on local transportation in Arachova.

The average price of local transportation around Rhodes is €39 per person, per day. As this average includes both taxis and public transport, keep in mind that the prices of private drivers and taxis are significantly more expensive than public transportation.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Arachova 41
    Rhodes 39

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Arachova

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Arachova:

  • Private Transfer From Delphi To Athens: $187

Typical Local Transportation prices in Rhodes

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Rhodes:


  • Taxi Ride
    7.00

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Rhodes

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Rhodes:

  • Private Airport Transfer: from Rhodes to Rhodes Airport (RHO): $19
  • Rhodes Private Departure Transfer: $28
  • Rhodes Private Departure Transfer to Rhodes Airport: $22
  • Diagoras Airport Private Hotel Transfer: $25

Entertainment

Entertainment and activities in Arachova typically cost an average of €22 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

Rhodes's costs for entertainment, tickets, attractions, and tours will often cost around €15 per person, per day. This cost can vary widely by the type of activity, however, as this includes admission tickets, day tours, museums, and other things to do.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Arachova 22
    Rhodes 15

Tours and Activities in Rhodes

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

  • Rhodes Shore Excursion: Rhodes City Tour: $572
  • Rhodes Shore Excursion: Private Lindos Tour: $683
  • Private Tour: Lindos Acropolis and Village: $683
  • Rhodes Private Tours: $995
  • Private Tour: Lindos and Rhodes Old Town Day Trip: $1,131
  • Rhodes Shore Excursion: Private Lindos and Rhodes Old Town Tour: $1,131
  • Hike around Rhodes in a 8 day tour! (Walking holidays): $1,369
  • Rhodes Family Adventure Week: $1,630

Alcohol

While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Arachova may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €5.14 per day on alcoholic beverages.

While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Rhodes may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €9.71 per day on alcoholic beverages.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Arachova 5.14
    Rhodes 9.71


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Arachova and Rhodes, we can see that Rhodes is more expensive. And not only is Arachova much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Arachova would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Arachova 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 Rhodes would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Rhodes than you might in Arachova.

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