A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Aragon vs. Basque Country for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Aragon or Basque Country?

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

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

Where Should I go: Aragon or Basque Country?


If you want to head off the beaten track or simply get away from it all, head over to Aragon, Spain, where you won't have any trouble finding peace and quiet or uncovering ancient history in a region yet to be inundated with tourists. The population of Aragon does not exceed 1.5 million and less than a third resides outside of Zaragoza, which will make for the perfect adventure away from the crowds.

Basque Country

Upon its lush green hills that tower over the deep blue waves of the Atlantic Ocean, you will find its perfected oceanic climate and breathtaking landscape to be only the beginning of Basque Country, Spain. Basque Country, or Euskadi, is an autonomous community located in northern Spain. This community was based off the Statute of Autonomy of the Basque Country, a legal document that enabled Basque people to develop on Spanish territory. Due to its strong traditional currents in Spanish heritage as well as magnificent architecture, Basque Country is a hotspot for tourists everywhere.

Which place is cheaper, Basque Country or Aragon?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Aragon is €126, while the average daily cost in Basque Country is €0.00. 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 Aragon and Basque Country in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Aragon 65
    Basque Country -
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Aragon 130
    Basque Country 0.00
Compare Hotels in Aragon and Basque Country

Looking for a hotel in Aragon or Basque Country? 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 Aragon

Hotels in Basque Country

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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Aragon 23
    Basque Country -

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Basque Country

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

  • Private Transfer from San Sebastian city to Vitoria Airport : $293
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria Airport to San Sebastian city: $293
  • Private Transfer from San Sebastian to Vitoria: $293
  • Private Transfer from San Sebastian Airport to Vitoria city: $293
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria to San Sebastian: $293
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria city to San Sebastian Airport: $293
  • Private Transfer from Elciego city to Pamplona Airport : $286
  • Private Transfer from Elciego city to Pamplona: $286
  • Private Direct Transfer From Donostia San Sebastian to Bordeaux: $281
  • San Sebastián-Bilbao city or airport private transfer: $276
  • Private Transfer from Bilbao city to San Sebastian Airport: $270
  • Private Transfer from San Sebastian to Bilbao: $270

Is it cheaper to fly into Aragon or Basque Country?

Prices for flights to both Basque Country and Aragon 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
    Aragon 41
    Basque Country -

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Basque Country

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

  • Spanish Tortilla Cooking Class: $55
  • Pintxos and Tapas Cooking Class in Bilbao : $110
  • San Sebastian Walking Food Tour With Secret Food Tours: $110
  • Basque Flavours: High End Food Tour of Bilbao with a Local: $110
  • The Original Bilbao Food Tour with Wine Pairing: $110
  • Basque cuisine cooking class: $115
  • Basque Pintxos and Tapas Cooking Class in Bilbao: $116
  • Pintxos Like A Local: Centro Neighborhood Guided Food Tour: $120
  • Private San Sebastian Walking Food Tour: $121
  • Tortilla Croquetas and Pil Pil Cooking Class: $143
  • Paella Cooking Class (with Basque Sangria) in Bilbao: $143
  • Insider Best Culinary Gems Guided Food Tour in San Sebastian: $143

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Aragon 35
    Basque Country -

Tours and Activities in Basque Country

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

  • PRIVATE San Sebastian and Basque Coast Tour from Bilbao: $292
  • Pamplona City Tour from San Sebastian: $94
  • Pintxos Tasting in Bilbao Small Group or Private Walking Tour: $82
  • " Basque Farm House & Cider house" tour + meal from San Sebastian: $101
  • "A la Vasca" - Top Notch Gastro Cultural Experience: $193
  • "Basque Cider House" guided tour + meal from San Sebastian: $83
  • "Basque Whaleship & Cider House" tour + meal from San Sebastian : $101
  • 2 Hours Private Family Guided Walking Tour in Bilbao: $199
  • 3-day Bilbao Bike Tour and Guggenheim Museum Ticket: $259
  • 3-day Bilbao Pinxos Experience with Guggenheim Museum Ticket : $268
  • All Iron Bilbao Tour: Athletic Club & Guggenheim: $264
  • BILBAO-City Highlights Bike Tour: $36

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Aragon 14
    Basque Country -

Sample the Local Flavors in Basque Country

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Basque Country:

  • Pub Crawl Bilbao: $24
  • Ultimate San Sebastian Pintxos & Wine Tour (Evening): $142
  • Ultimate San Sebastian Pintxos & Wine Tour (Daytime): $142
  • Guided tour of Txakoli wine tasting and tasting of wine and typical products: $149
  • Getaria Txakoli Wine Tour with Hotel Pick-up from San Sebastian: $149
  • Basque Vineyard Visit: Txakoli Wine Tasting & Pintxos from Bilbao: $149
  • Private Half Day Txakoli Wine Tour & Getaria Fishing Village: $182
  • Bilbao Txakoli Wine Tour: $182
  • Open Food & Wine tours in San Sebastian: $193
  • Best quality food & wine tasting tour in San Sebastian. : $193
  • Rioja Wine Tour: 2 Wineries Visit with Tasting from San Sebastian: $194
  • Rioja Wine Tour: 2 Wineries From Bilbao: $199

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

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