A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Asturias vs. Galicia for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Asturias or Galicia?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Asturias and Galicia can help. It includes a travel cost comparison in addition to other factors. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.

Where Should I go: Asturias or Galicia?

Asturias

Asturias is a region of Northwest Spain known for its rugged coastline, mountain landscapes, religious sites, and medieval architecture. While the natural landscapes answer the calling for outdoor adventures, the cities offer chances to experience the local history and culture. When it comes to sampling the best features of Asturias, there really is a little bit of everything.

Galicia

Located in the lush green corner of northwestern Spain, the region of Galicia is best known for its seafood and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela located in the capital city. With an extensive Atlantic coastline, the climate of Galicia is often damp, though there are a number of rugged beaches that are frequented during the summer season. Other highlights include a culture that traces back to Celtic tribes and unique architecture from ancient standing stones to elaborate cathedrals.

Which place is cheaper, Galicia or Asturias?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Asturias is €119, while the average daily cost in Galicia is €95. 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 Asturias and Galicia in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Asturias 69
    Galicia 43
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Asturias 138
    Galicia 86
Compare Hotels in Asturias and Galicia

Looking for a hotel in Asturias or Galicia? 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 Asturias


Hotels in Galicia


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Asturias 16
    Galicia 24

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Asturias

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Asturias:

  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport (OVD) to Gijon Cruise Port: $40
  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport to Oviedo and Gijón: $72

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Galicia

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Galicia:

  • Airport Transfer Santiago de Compostela: $52
  • Arrival Private Transfer Santiago de Compostela Airport to City Center by Minivan: $90
  • Departure Private Transfer Santiago de Compostela to SCQ Airport by Business Car: $39
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago Airport (SCQ): $73
  • Private Transfer from La Coruna Port to Santiago city hotels: $73
  • Private Transfer from Santiago Airport (SCQ) to La Coruna Port: $73
  • Private Transfer from Santiago city hotels to La Coruna Port : $73
  • Private Transfer from Santiago de Compostela to Oporto: $183
  • Private Transfer from Vigo Cruise Port to Porto Airport (OPO): $43
  • Private Transfer from Vigo Cruise Port to Porto Hotels: $43
  • Santiago de Compostela Private Transfer from SCQ Airport to City centre: $52
  • Santiago de Compostela Private Transfer from the city centre to SCQ Airport: $52

Is it cheaper to fly into Asturias or Galicia?

Prices for flights to both Galicia and Asturias 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
    Asturias 37
    Galicia 30

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Galicia

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

  • The Great Dinner in A Coruña - Escape urban room: $65
  • Food Market visit and Cooking Workshop in A Coruña: $105
  • 3 Hour Tapas Tasting and Cooking Class in A Coruna: $105
  • Gourmet Hands on Cooking Class in Galicia with the Chef: $164

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Asturias 19
    Galicia 16

Tours and Activities in Asturias

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

  • Oviedo Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self Guided Private Tour: $9.28
  • OVIEDO SCARY! Legends and Mysteries Tour: $11
  • Private Guided Walking Tour of the Cathedral of Oviedo: $12
  • Cangas de Onís: Sella River Canoeing Adventure: $27
  • Arriondas: Canoeing Adventure Descent on the Sella River: $27
  • From Santiago: Tour to Cathedral Beach, Asturias, and Pancha: $65
  • Tour to the Lakes of Covadonga and Sanctuary from Oviedo: $95
  • Tour from Oviedo and Gijón to Covadonga lakes & sailors villages: $193
  • Full-Day Tour at Oviedo to Coastal Wonders of Asturias : $292

Tours and Activities in Galicia

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

  • Old Town of Santiago de Compostela Walking Tour: $1.10
  • GROUP walking tour in Vigo: $1.11
  • Vigo Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.28
  • Pontevedra Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.28
  • A Coruña Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.28
  • Santiago de Compostela Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.28
  • Secrets of Santiago de Compostela: Private Self-Guided Audio Tour: $9.99
  • Self-Guided Audio Tour - The Secrets of Pontevedra: $10
  • Self-Guided Audio Tour - Squares of Pontevedra: $10
  • Guided Walking Tour of the Historic District of Tui: $11
  • Guided Tour of the Old Town with an Official Guide: $11
  • Night Tour Land of Legends and Meigas: $13

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Asturias 16
    Galicia 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Galicia

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

  • Albariño Wine Tasting with Winery Tour: $25
  • Santiago de Compostela: Cheese and Wine Tasting Experience: $32
  • Private Rias Baixas Wine Tour from Santiago de Compostela: $297


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

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