A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Cadiz vs. Zadar for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Cadiz or Zadar?

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 Zadar 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: Cadiz or Zadar?

Cadiz

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.

Zadar

You'll find Zadar in northern Dalmatia, Croatia. It is located on the Adriatic Sea and is the center of Zadar County. It is both the historic center for the region and the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zadar. There are a handful of sights around town, most of which can be explored on foot.

The climate for the city is a mix between humid subtropical and a Mediterranean climate. The winters are usually mild and wet, and the summers are humid and warm. The hottest months are July and August when temperatures can exceed 30 degrees Celsius. Average yearly rainfall usually exceeds 917 mm. Fall months often remain warm and temperatures are often around 30 degrees Celsius as well. In general, the temperatures rarely drop below freezing, even during the coldest month of January. The rainiest months are October and November, although winter is considered the wet season. July is usually the driest month. Water temperatures are around 25 degrees Celsius in July and August and it may be possible to swim any time between May and October.

Which city is cheaper, Zadar 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 Zadar is €72. 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 Zadar in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Cadiz 61
    Zadar 41
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Cadiz 122
    Zadar 82

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Cadiz 24
    Zadar 7.64

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 Zadar

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Zadar:

  • Private Departure Airport Transfer From Zadar City to Zadar Airport: $23
  • Zadar Airport Transfers: $33
  • Transfers from Zadar airport to Zadar city: $33
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park - Day Tour Transfer: $37
  • Krka Waterfalls National Park - Day Tour Transfer: $37
  • Private Transfer from Zadar Port to Zadar Airport (ZAD): $42
  • Private Transfer from Zadar City to Zadar Airport (ZAD): $42
  • Private Transfer from Borik Zadar to Zadar Airport (ZAD): $42
  • Zadar CITY to Zadar AIRPORT | Private transfer: $60
  • Private Transfer from Zadar to Split, Hotel-to-hotel, English-speaking driver: $172
  • Private Arrival Transfer to Novalja from Zadar Airport: $174
  • Vip Transfer Service: $182

Is it cheaper to fly into Cadiz or Zadar?

Prices for flights to both Zadar 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
    Zadar 23
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 Zadar

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

  • Traditional Dalmatian dinner: $61
  • Zadar Market Tour and Cooking Class: $75
  • Zadar - Private Market Tour & Cooking Class: $167
  • From Taste Dalmatian Peka - Countryside Cooking Class: $253
  • Dalmatian dinner in rented holiday home: $773

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Cadiz 22
    Zadar 15
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 Zadar

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

  • Museum of Illusions Entrance Ticket: $11
  • Zadar Walking Tour: $18
  • Rome vs. Venice - Zadar City Tour: $20
  • Zadar City Tour 90min Walk: $20
  • Walking tour of Zadar city: $23
  • Zadar City Tour 120min Walk: $27
  • Virtual Reality Walking Tour of Zadar's History: $29
  • Croatian Homeland War Walking Tour: $30
  • Zadar Walking Tour: $32
  • Guided Communist City Tour of Zadar: $32
  • Zadar Walking Tour with Virtual Reality Experience: $34
  • Plitvice lakes excursion , no guide ,no group , entrance ticket not included, simple and cheap: $37

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Cadiz 23
    Zadar 9.31

Sample the Local Flavors in Zadar

Also in Zadar, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Zadar Wine Tasting: $50


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Cadiz and Zadar, we can see that Cadiz is more expensive. And not only is Zadar much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Zadar would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Zadar 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 Zadar.


When is the best time to visit Cadiz or Zadar?

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 Zadar in the Summer?

Both Zadar and Cadiz are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities.

In the summer, Cadiz is around the same temperature as Zadar. Typically, the summer temperatures in Cadiz in July are around 25°C (77°F), and Zadar is about 26°C (80°F).

It's quite sunny in Zadar. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Cadiz. Cadiz usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Zadar during summer. At this time of the year, Cadiz gets 356 hours of sunny skies, while Zadar receives 345 hours of full sun.

In July, Cadiz usually receives less rain than Zadar. At this time of the year, Cadiz gets 0 mm (0 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 28 mm (1.1 in) of rain.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Cadiz 25°C (77°F) 
    Zadar 26°C (80°F)

Should I visit Cadiz or Zadar in the Autumn?

Both Zadar and Cadiz during the autumn are popular places to visit.

In October, Cadiz is generally a little warmer than Zadar. Temperatures in Cadiz average around 20°C (68°F), and Zadar stays around 18°C (64°F).

In Zadar, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Cadiz. In the autumn, Cadiz often gets more sunshine than Zadar. Cadiz gets 235 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Zadar receives 200 hours of full sun.

Cadiz usually gets less rain in October than Zadar. Cadiz gets 67 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 79 mm (3.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Cadiz 20°C (68°F) 
    Zadar 18°C (64°F)

Should I visit Cadiz or Zadar in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Cadiz and Zadar.

Cadiz is much warmer than Zadar in the winter. The temperature in Cadiz is usually 13°C (55°F) in January, and Zadar stays around 8°C (47°F).

Cadiz usually receives more sunshine than Zadar during winter. At this time of the year, Cadiz gets 174 hours of sunny skies, while Zadar receives 128 hours of full sun.

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


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Cadiz 13°C (55°F) 
    Zadar 8°C (47°F)

Should I visit Cadiz or Zadar in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Cadiz as well as Zadar.

In the spring, Cadiz is a little warmer than Zadar. Typically, the spring temperatures in Cadiz in April are around 17°C (63°F), and Zadar is about 15°C (59°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Zadar. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Cadiz this time of the year. In the spring, Cadiz often gets more sunshine than Zadar. Cadiz gets 253 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Zadar receives 212 hours of full sun.

Cadiz usually gets less rain in April than Zadar. Cadiz gets 45 mm (1.8 in) of rain, while Zadar receives 66 mm (2.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Cadiz 17°C (63°F) 
    Zadar 15°C (59°F)

Typical Weather for Zadar and Cadiz

Cadiz Zadar
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 13°C (55°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 8°C (47°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
Feb 14°C (57°F) 59 mm (2.3 in) 9°C (48°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Mar 16°C (61°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 11°C (52°F) 75 mm (3 in)
Apr 17°C (63°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 15°C (59°F) 66 mm (2.6 in)
May 19°C (66°F) 27 mm (1.1 in) 20°C (67°F) 56 mm (2.2 in)
Jun 22°C (72°F) 7 mm (0.3 in) 23°C (74°F) 51 mm (2 in)
Jul 25°C (77°F) 0 mm (0 in) 26°C (80°F) 28 mm (1.1 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 2 mm (0.1 in) 26°C (79°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Sep 23°C (73°F) 24 mm (0.9 in) 22°C (72°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 20°C (68°F) 67 mm (2.6 in) 18°C (64°F) 79 mm (3.1 in)
Nov 17°C (63°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 13°C (56°F) 108 mm (4.3 in)
Dec 14°C (57°F) 92 mm (3.6 in) 10°C (49°F) 100 mm (3.9 in)


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