A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Cadiz vs. Cannes for Food, Couples, Nightlife, and Beaches

Should you visit Cadiz or Cannes?

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

Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel comparison between Cadiz and Cannes 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.

Cadiz

Cadiz is a historic, friendly, and undiscovered port city. It offers plenty of beauty for visitors. Other popular activities here include shopping, museums, and nightlife.

Cannes

Cannes is a luxury, lavish, and glitzy resort city. This is also a very beautiful destination which attracts plenty of visitors. It's also known for nightlife, live music, and food.

Cadiz and Cannes: Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Popular beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Good for backpackers and budget travelers
Cons
  • Less popular with couples
Pros
  • Popular beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Good for couples and romance
  • Impressive beauty
Cons
  • Less popular with backpackers


How is Cadiz different from Cannes?

Which is Better for a Holiday?

Let's take a look at the differences and similarities between Cannes and Cadiz. Then, you can decide for yourself which place is better for your next trip.

Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Food?

There are opportunities to sample the local cuisine at great restaurants in both Cadiz and Cannes.

With its innovative style combined with traditional elements, Cadiz makes for a great culinary experience. You can expect the freshest seafood with everything from oysters to prawns and even fresh caught fish like Bluefin tuna. Make sure you try the shrimp fritters and papas con choco (cuttlefish and potato stew). Tapas are a great way to sample a number of small local dishes. Also finish your meal of with some churros.

Eat your way through Cannes, as it has many local or world renowned restaurants to choose from. The city is known for its fresh seafood and produce, local markets, and innovative chefs. There are also a number of traditional dishes that you should try in town including bouillabaisse, daube, and farcis niçois.

Cadiz
Cannes


Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Nightlife?

Both Cadiz and Cannes are comparable when it comes to partying.

There's a variety of activities in the evening in Cadiz. The nightlife scene is diverse, with both cultural activities and dance clubs to choose from. Whether you're looking for a late night party or a more mellow evening on the town, there are a number of options available.

Cannes has a large number of nightlife venues. The nightlife scene is all about the glamour and prestige that this city is known for. There are exclusive nightclubs and luxury cocktail bars where the goal is to see and be seen. Parties last late into the night and the glitz and glamour fill the streets.

Cadiz
Cannes

Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Beaches?

Both Cadiz and Cannes are considered to be good beach destinations.

The beaches at Cadiz attract visitors from all over. The beaches remain relatively undiscovered on the international level, so you won't have to deal with the crowds that you find at many Spanish beaches, even during the high season. The beaches are popular with nearby locals, but the atmosphere remains chill and relaxed. While there are many beaches to choose from outside of town, the closest in town beach is La Caleta. It's even been featured in a few Hollywood films such as Die Another Day.

Many people visit Cannes for it's beautiful beaches. You can choose from both public and private beaches in the area. You'll find more amenities and convenience at the private beaches which are closer to La Croisette (the main promenade in town). These beaches also come with a price tag attached. The public beaches have a more relaxed and natural vibe but are a little less convenient to get to.

Cadiz
Cannes

Is Cadiz or Cannes better for its Old Town?

Both Cadiz and Cannes have historic old towns worth visiting.

Cadiz is an extremely popular place to visit the historic old town area. The old town offers a patchwork network of cobblestone streets that intertwine plazas, churches, and historic buildings.

There are many historical things to see in the old town of Cannes. Known as Le Suquet, the old town has many historic landmarks including the the Château de la Castre. There are also cobblestone streets and many great restaurants around town.

Cadiz
Cannes

Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Shopping?

Both Cadiz and Cannes are good shopping destinations.

Cadiz is an extremely popular place for shoppers. There's a diverse mix of local boutiques, food markets, shopping centers, and street markets where you can pick up everything from local items to European fashion. If you happen to be in town on a weekend, keep in mind that many shops are only open in the morning on Saturdays and closed all day Sundays.

Known for shopping, Cannes draws large crowds to its stores. With its many affluent visitors, the shopping scene in town is filled with luxury brands and posh boutiques. Perfume and porcelain are both popular things to buy in the area.

Cadiz
Cannes


Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Families?

Both Cadiz and Cannes are fun to visit with kids.

Cadiz is a very family-friendly place to visit. The beaches, waterparks, carnivals and other unique activities make this a great place to visit with kids. There's even a Bee Museum that adults and kids alike will enjoy. And many kids will also find exploring the ruins of Baelo Claudio to be an unforgettable experience.

Cannes is a family-friendly port city. Most people associate the city with the film festival and late night partying, but there are also kid-friendly restaurants, fun beach activities, and plenty of kid-friendly entertainment along La Croisette Boulevard. Make sure you check out the Grand Carousel and the many playgrounds around town.

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Cannes

Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Couples?

While Cadiz and Cannes are both popular destinations, overall Cannes is considered to be a more popular choice.

Cannes is a great resort city for couples, as it has plenty to offer. It's grand hotels and luxury beach clubs make this a perfect romantic destination. There are world class restaurants, a vibrant nightlife scene, and many romantic spots around town that make for a memorable honeymoon or couple's getaway.

Cadiz makes for a fun place to visit for a couple. With its history and beaches, there are many romantic activities that couples can enjoy. Wander around old town and enjoy local cuisine. Visit the historic ruins and take a hike outside of the city.

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Cannes

Is Cadiz or Cannes better for Public Transit?

Both Cadiz and Cannes offer public transit options.

Public transit in Cadiz is fairly effecient and thorough. There are five bus lines around town. The buses are comfortable and air conditioned.

Cannes has some public transit options. There are buses that travel around the city.

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Cannes

Is Cadiz or Cannes a more walkable city?

Cadiz and Cannes both are comparable when exploring on foot.

Cadiz is very walkable. It is a walkable city that is historic and compact enough to explore on foot.

Cannes is a very walkable port city. Many areas are easily explored on foot including the historic areas and the coastline.

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Cannes


Which city is cheaper, Cannes or Cadiz?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Cadiz is €122, while the average daily cost in Cannes is €110. 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. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Cadiz and Cannes in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Cadiz 61
    Cannes 60
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Cadiz 122
    Cannes 120
Compare Hotels in Cadiz and Cannes

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Hotels in Cadiz


Hotels in Cannes


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Cadiz 24
    Cannes 13

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cadiz

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Cadiz:

  • Transfer from Seville to Cadiz: $251
  • Private Transfer Cadiz,Cordoba, Ronda or Chiclana to Seville SVQ by Business Car: $394
  • Private Transfer from Cádiz to Malaga (AGP) Airport: $475
  • Private Transfer from Madrid to Faro (FAO) Airport: $761
  • Private Transfer from Cádiz to Faro (FAO) Airport: $761

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cannes

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Cannes:

  • Ultra - Private Airport Transfer from Cannes City Centre to Nice Airport: $9.41
  • Private airport transfer Mandelieu to Cannes: $53
  • Private Departure Transfer from Cannes to Nice Airport: $55
  • Nice Airport Private Departure Transfer from Cannes, Monaco or Eze: $55
  • Private Airport Transfer: Cannes to Cote D'Azur Airport (NCE): $59
  • Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to St Tropez from Cannes: $80
  • Private transfer from Cannes to Nice City or Nice Airport: $80
  • Private Transfer: Cannes to Cannes - Mandelieu Airport (CEQ): $89
  • Private Transfer: Cannes - Mandelieu Airport (CEQ) to Cannes: $89
  • Nice Airport departure private transfer from Cannes - Mónaco - Cap d Antibes in Business Car: $98
  • Departure Private Transfers from Cannes to Nice Airport NCE in Business Car: $108
  • Nice Airport Transfers : Cannes City to Nice Airport NCE in Business Car: $108

Is it cheaper to fly into Cadiz or Cannes?

Prices for flights to both Cannes and Cadiz 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
    Cadiz 36
    Cannes 36
Typical Food prices in Cadiz

Some typical examples of dining costs in Cadiz are as follows:


  • Dinner and Tapas
    15
  • Lunch for 1
    10

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Cadiz

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

  • Food Tour Cadiz: $78
  • Food Tour Cadiz: $78

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Cannes

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

  • Summer Fireworks and Dinner Catamaran Cruise from Cannes: $135
  • Small-Group Evening Tour and Dinner in Monte Carlo from Cannes: $223
  • Unforgettable night photos of the French Riviera and dinner in Monaco: $622

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Cadiz 22
    Cannes 24
Typical Entertainment prices in Cadiz

Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Cadiz are as follows:


  • Cadiz Sightseeing Tour
    15

Tours and Activities in Cadiz

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Cadiz are as follows:

  • Cadiz Economic Walking Tour: $6.22
  • Cadiz Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Cadiz Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour: $25
  • City Sightseeing Cadiz Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour: $25
  • Cadiz Shore Excursion: ancient city walking tour with wine & cheese tasting: $31
  • Bike Tour of Cadiz: $32
  • City Sightseeing Guided Tour by Bike: $33
  • Private Tour with a Local: $34
  • Cadiz Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $44
  • Bike Tour in Cadiz: $45
  • 3-hour Guided Tour with Entry Tickets: $56
  • Jerez Historic Guided Tour with Horse Show: $65
  • Cadiz Discovery City Tour - Shore Excursion from Cadiz: $67

Tours and Activities in Cannes

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Cannes are as follows:

  • Round-Trip Ferry Ticket: Cannes to Ste. Marguerite Island: $19
  • Cannes Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $43
  • Cruise to Corniche d'Or: $44
  • 4-Hour Boat and Snorkeling Tour: $44
  • Photographic tour of Cannes with a Local: $46
  • French Riviera Tour: Cannes, Antibes & Saint-Paul de Vence: $51
  • Nice: Small-Group City Sightseeing Tour: $53
  • Combo Ile Sainte-Marguerite Ferry & Corniche d'Or Cruise from Cannes: $54
  • Sunset cruise / Cannes Lerins Islands: $55
  • Guided Tour in History, Glamour & Cinema: $62
  • Daytime or Sunset Catamaran Cruise from Cannes with Optional Lunch: $62
  • Cannes 2.5-Hour E-bike Tour: $67

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Cadiz 23
    Cannes 14

Sample the Local Flavors in Cannes

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

  • Grasse, Valbonne & Gourdon: Day Tour with Wine Tasting: $132
  • Provence Wine Tour - Private Day Tour from Cannes: $342
  • Private Day Trip: Wine Tasting Tour Including Pinic Lunch From Cannes: $559
  • 5-Hour Private Cannes Shore Excursion: Eze, Nice, Wine Tasting: $658


When comparing the travel costs between Cadiz and Cannes, we can see that Cadiz is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.


When is the best time to visit Cadiz or Cannes?

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 Cadiz or Cannes in the Summer?

Both Cannes and Cadiz are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. Many visitors come to Cadiz in the summer for the beaches and the family-friendly experiences. Also, most visitors come to Cannes for the beaches, snorkeling, the music scene, and the family-friendly experiences during these months.

In July, Cadiz is generally around the same temperature as Cannes. Temperatures in Cadiz average around 25°C (77°F), and Cannes stays around 23°C (73°F).

In July, Cadiz usually receives less rain than Cannes. At this time of the year, Cadiz gets 0 mm (0 in) of rain, while Cannes receives 16 mm (0.6 in) of rain.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Cadiz 25°C (77°F) 
    Cannes 23°C (73°F)

Should I visit Cadiz or Cannes in the Autumn?

Both Cannes and Cadiz during the autumn are popular places to visit. Most visitors come to Cadiz for the shopping scene and the natural beauty of the area during these months. Also, the autumn months attract visitors to Cannes because of the shopping scene, the music scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

Cadiz is a little warmer than Cannes in the autumn. The temperature in Cadiz is usually 20°C (68°F) in October, and Cannes stays around 17°C (63°F).

Cannes gets a good bit of rain this time of year. Cadiz usually gets less rain in October than Cannes. Cadiz gets 67 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Cannes receives 108 mm (4.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Cadiz 20°C (68°F) 
    Cannes 17°C (63°F)

Should I visit Cadiz or Cannes in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Cadiz and Cannes. The winter months attract visitors to Cadiz because of the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine. Also, the shopping scene and the cuisine are the main draw to Cannes this time of year.

In the winter, Cadiz is a little warmer than Cannes. Typically, the winter temperatures in Cadiz in January are around 13°C (55°F), and Cannes is about 9°C (48°F).

In January, Cadiz usually receives less rain than Cannes. At this time of the year, Cadiz gets 69 mm (2.7 in) of rain, while Cannes receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Cadiz 13°C (55°F) 
    Cannes 9°C (48°F)

Should I visit Cadiz or Cannes in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Cadiz as well as Cannes. The beaches and the natural beauty are the main draw to Cadiz this time of year. Also, many travelers come to Cannes for the beaches and the natural beauty.

In April, Cadiz is generally a little warmer than Cannes. Temperatures in Cadiz average around 17°C (63°F), and Cannes stays around 13°C (56°F).

Cadiz usually gets less rain in April than Cannes. Cadiz gets 45 mm (1.8 in) of rain, while Cannes receives 62 mm (2.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Cadiz 17°C (63°F) 
    Cannes 13°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Cannes and Cadiz

Cadiz Cannes
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 13°C (55°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 9°C (48°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Feb 14°C (57°F) 59 mm (2.3 in) 9°C (49°F) 76 mm (3 in)
Mar 16°C (61°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 11°C (51°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Apr 17°C (63°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 13°C (56°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
May 19°C (66°F) 27 mm (1.1 in) 16°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)
Jun 22°C (72°F) 7 mm (0.3 in) 20°C (68°F) 36 mm (1.4 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 0 mm (0 in) 23°C (73°F) 16 mm (0.6 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 2 mm (0.1 in) 23°C (73°F) 31 mm (1.2 in)
Sep 23°C (73°F) 24 mm (0.9 in) 21°C (69°F) 54 mm (2.1 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 67 mm (2.6 in) 17°C (63°F) 108 mm (4.3 in)
Nov 17°C (63°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 12°C (54°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Dec 14°C (57°F) 92 mm (3.6 in) 10°C (49°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)


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