Should you visit Cesky Krumlov or Kotor?
If you're trying to decide where to visit between Cesky Krumlov or Kotor, this travel cost comparison can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.
Cesky Krumlov is a beautiful town located in Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. It sits along the Vltava River and is home to just over 13,000 residents. The town has many Baroque buildings as well as many pleasant cafes, restaurants and bars. It also has the second largest castle in the Czech Republic, and a beautiful old town square. The town remains very similar to how it was in the 18th century. Many of the buildings are well maintained, and many have been restored to their original beauty. The city is also a UNESCO World Heritage site, and has become a very popular tourist destination. During the summer months tourists may outnumber the local population.
A coastal town of Montenegro, Kotor is also a beautifully-preserved fortified, medieval town, featuring a labyrinth of cobbled streets, lively piazzas, historic churches, and a spread of bars and restaurants throughout its historic Old Town.
Which city is cheaper, Kotor or Cesky Krumlov?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Cesky Krumlov is $56, while the average daily cost in Kotor is $94. 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 Cesky Krumlov and Kotor in more detail.
The prices for places to stay in Cesky Krumlov can vary by date, location, and type. Generally, the average cost for accommodation per person is $34, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around $68.
Kotor's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is $90. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is $45.
Cesky Krumlov food costs typically run travelers around $20 per day. Eating every meal in a nicer restaurant will drive the cost up, and grabbing fast food or casual meals will help you save money.
The average traveler spends about $41 per day in Kotor for food, but obviously this is dependent on the type of restaurant and the amount of food ordered. To save money you can grab a lighter lunch or dinner, or you can try fast food or street food.
Meals for one day
Cesky Krumlov $20
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Kotor
Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Kotor.
To get around in Cesky Krumlov, the average visitor spends $2.67 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.
The cost of a taxi ride in Kotor is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $9.03 per person, per day, on local transportation in Kotor.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cesky Krumlov
Also for Cesky Krumlov, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:
Cesky Krumlov to Prague - Private Transfer with 2 hours of Sightseeing:
Direct Door-to-Door Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna:
Direct one way transfer from Český Krumlov to Bad Ischl:
Direct one way transfer from Český Krumlov to Bratislava:
Direct one way transfer from Český Krumlov to Prague:
Private Minivan Transfer from Prague to Hallstatt with stop in Cesky Krumlov:
Private Scenic Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague with 4h of Sightseeing:
Private Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt with 2 Sightseeing Stops:
Private Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague:
Private Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague, English-speaking driver:
Private one way Sightseeing transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague:
Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt:
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Kotor
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Kotor:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat airport:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat Airport (TIV):
Private Transfer from Kotor to Split, Hotel-to-hotel, English-speaking driver:
One way private transfer Kotor-Mostar:
Kotor to Tirana Transfer:
Kotor - Mostar - one way private transfer:
Kotor - Dubrovnik: Private One-Way Transfer with Mercedes Vehicles:
In Cesky Krumlov, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average $5.96 per person, per day.
Entertainment and activities in Kotor typically cost an average of $8.12 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.
Tours and Activities in Cesky Krumlov
For Cesky Krumlov, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:
Wiseman Free Tour:
Český Krumlov 20th century tour:
Český Krumlov Private Walking Tour:
Private evening tour Cesky Krumlov Old Town and Castle area:
Cesky Krumlov Old Town Private Walking Tour:
Private Night tour of Český Krumlov:
Private walking tour to the Cesky Krumlov Old Town and Castle Grounds 4 hours:
Full day tour from Prague and back.:
Walking private guided tour in Cesky Krumlov with local certified guide:
Day Tour from Prague to Cesky Krumlov with English Guide:
Cesky Krumlov Private Walking Tour:
Private tour of best of Český Krumlov - Sightseeing, Food & Culture with a local:
Tours and Activities in Kotor
Here are a few actual costs in Kotor for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
3 Hours Speed Boat tour to the Blue Cave:
4-Hour Private Kotor Bay Boat Tour with Lunch and Wine Taste:
ATV Tour Žabljak Crnojevića:
Adriatic Jewels Tour: Budva – Saint Stefan – Tivat:
Adventure park ’Lovcen’ and Njegos’s Mausoleum:
All inclusive - Lovcen tour:
Ancient Budva & Unique St.Stephen Shore Tour:
Aphrodisiac Boat Tour:
Bay of Kotor Private Speed Boat Tour & Visit to Kotor and Perast:
Bay of 2-Hour Stand Up Paddle Board Tour:
Bay of 2.5-Hour Kayak Tour:
Best of Montenegro: Full Day Tour from Dubrovnik:
Typically, people visiting Cesky Krumlov spend on average $3.07 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Kotor may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $8.30 per day on alcoholic beverages.
Sample the Local Flavors in Kotor
Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Kotor:
Wine tasting and magical tour from Kotor, Budva, Tivat (Lovcen,Skadar lake):
Traditional and Modern Mixed Wine Tour:
Skadar Lake National Park with Wine Tasting:
Gastronomic and Wine Tasting Private Tour:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Cesky Krumlov and Kotor, we can see that Kotor is more expensive. And not only is Cesky Krumlov much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Cesky Krumlov would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Cesky Krumlov 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 Kotor would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Kotor than you might in Cesky Krumlov.
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