Should you visit Cadiz or Crete?
Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel cost comparison between Cadiz and Crete can help. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.
Cadiz is a port city in the southwestern area of Spain. It is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain, and one of the oldest in western Europe, which means it has a lot of historic charm and many historic landmarks. Cadiz stands on a peninsula jutting out into a bay which is a small slice of land, and is almost entirely surrounded by water. The landscape has a lot of natural beauty, and there is plenty to see and do. Because of its long history, some areas of the city are very old and these sections differ drastically from the newer more modern areas; where the older neighborhoods have narrow, winding streets, the newer areas have wide avenues with modern buildings. Unlike most other ports of its size it seems immediately relaxed and easy going, not at all threatening, even at night. The city has a great tradition of liberalism and tolerance making it a very welcoming destination.
The largest and most populous island of Greece, Crete has become a frequent vacation destination for many visitors. The terrain of the place is quite varied - very mountainous stretching east to west, with lush valleys, fertile plateaus, gorges, and famous caves like Idaion, the birthplace of the Greek god Zeus. The surrounding smaller islands and beaches are key attractions as well.
Which city is cheaper, Crete 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 Crete is €53. 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 Cadiz and Crete in more detail.
The average price for accommodation for two people in Cadiz is €122. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.
If you're traveling alone, you may be able to find a budget hotel or hostel for around €28. But for two people in a standard two-person hotel room in Crete the cost is €56 on average.
The price of a meal in Cadiz can vary widely. However, the average price for food per day is €36 per person, and a typical meal will cost around €14 based on the spending of previous visitors. Less expensive dining options can be found by eating street food or at fast food restaurants.
On average, meal and food prices in Crete cost around €17 per person, per day. While this price can vary widely by location, the type of restaurant, and the amount of food ordered, a typical meal often costs around €6.80.
Meals for one day
Typical Food prices in Cadiz
Some typical examples of dining costs in Cadiz are as follows:
Dinner and Tapas
Lunch for 1
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Cadiz
Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Cadiz.
Food Tour Cadiz:
Food Tour Cadiz:
The cost of a taxi ride in Cadiz is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €24 per person, per day, on local transportation in Cadiz.
While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around €10 per day to get around in Crete.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cadiz
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Cadiz:
Private Transfer Cadiz,Cordoba, Ronda or Chiclana to Seville SVQ by Business Car:
Private Transfer from Cádiz to Faro (FAO) Airport:
Private Transfer from Cádiz to Malaga (AGP) Airport:
Private Transfer from Madrid to Faro (FAO) Airport:
Entertainment and activities in Cadiz 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.
Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around €11 per person, per day in Crete. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.
Typical Entertainment prices in Cadiz
Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Cadiz are as follows:
Cadiz Sightseeing Tour
Tours and Activities in Cadiz
Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Cadiz are as follows:
Cadiz Economic Walking Tour:
City Sightseeing Cadiz Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour:
Cadiz Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Cadiz Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour:
Cadiz Shore Excursion: ancient city walking tour with wine & cheese tasting:
Bike Tour of Cadiz:
Cadiz Like a Local: Customized Private Tour:
Bike Tour in Cadiz:
Jerez Historic Guided Tour with Horse Show:
Cadiz Discovery City Tour - Shore Excursion from Cadiz:
Cadiz Old Town Private Walking Tour:
Cadiz Shore Excursion: Small-Group scenic & walking tour with sherry tasting:
Cadiz Photo Bike Tour:
Tours and Activities in Crete
Here are a few actual costs in Crete for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
Imbros Gorge and Libyan Sea Day Tour From Rethymno:
Small Villages Cretan Nature & Aposelemis canyon E-Bike tour with Café stop:
Traditional Cretan Village Bakery Class and Tour:
Classic and Authentic Day Tour of Crete:
The average person spends about €23 on alcoholic beverages in Cadiz per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Crete may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €9.42 per day on alcoholic beverages.
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Cadiz and Crete, we can see that Cadiz is more expensive. And not only is Crete much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Crete would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Crete 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 Cadiz would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Cadiz than you might in Crete.
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