A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Cesky Krumlov vs. Maribor for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Cesky Krumlov or Maribor?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Cesky Krumlov or Maribor, 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

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.

Maribor

Located near the Austrian border is Maribor, the second largest city in Slovenia. Maribor is surrounded by hills that are filled with wine vineyards, as well as the Mariborsko Pohorje mountain. The city is split in half by the Drava River. On the left bank of the river you'll find the city's old town.

The city draws tourists from all over the world who come to enjoy the world renowned wine, old town culture, and outdoor activities which include hiking and skiing. The city is a great jumping off point for many outdoor activities and for those hoping to see the countryside. If you're more the city type, Maribor also has plenty to offer. Head to the theater for a show, sip some wine in a town square, or soak in the beauty of a cathedral while you're in the area.

Maribor's climate is humid continental with warm summers and cold winters. During the winter months the average temperature hovers around freezing. The warmest month is July, when average temperatures often exceed 20 degrees Celsius. Maribor is also one of the sunniest cities in Slovenia.

Which city is cheaper, Maribor or Cesky Krumlov?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Cesky Krumlov is $55, while the average daily cost in Maribor 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. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Cesky Krumlov and Maribor in more detail.



Accommodation

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 $33, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around $66.

Accommodation prices vary by location and style, but travelers pay on average about $82 for a double occupancy room in Maribor.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Cesky Krumlov $33
    Maribor $41
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Cesky Krumlov $66
    Maribor $82

Food

Cesky Krumlov food costs typically run travelers around $19 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.

On average, meal and food prices in Maribor cost around $24 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 $9.60.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Cesky Krumlov $19
    Maribor $24

Typical Food prices in Maribor

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Maribor:


  • Restaurant Dinner (for 2)
    $28
  • Gostilnica Navogalu Cafe Lunch
    $8.86

Local Transportation

To get around in Cesky Krumlov, the average visitor spends $2.59 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.

While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around $8.25 per day to get around in Maribor.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Cesky Krumlov $2.59
    Maribor $8.25

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: $178
  • Direct Door-to-Door Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna: $56
  • Direct one way transfer from Český Krumlov to Bad Ischl: $348
  • Direct one way transfer from Český Krumlov to Bratislava: $510
  • Direct one way transfer from Český Krumlov to Prague: $362
  • Private Minivan Transfer from Prague to Hallstatt with stop in Cesky Krumlov: $657
  • Private Scenic Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague with 4h of Sightseeing: $194
  • Private Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt with 2 Sightseeing Stops: $168
  • Private Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague: $232
  • Private Transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague, English-speaking driver: $139
  • Private one way Sightseeing transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Prague: $386
  • Private one way transfer from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt: $302

Typical Local Transportation prices in Maribor

Here are some examples of typical transportation prices from actual travelers in Maribor:


  • Gondola (for 2)
    $24

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Maribor

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Maribor:

  • Private transfer from Maribor to Ljubljana city: $190
  • Private Transfer from Maribor to Ljubljana Airport (LJU): $287

Is it cheaper to fly into Cesky Krumlov or Maribor?

Prices for flights to both Maribor and Cesky Krumlov 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.





Entertainment

In Cesky Krumlov, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average $5.80 per person, per day.

Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around $8.10 per person, per day in Maribor. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Cesky Krumlov $5.80
    Maribor $8.10

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: $18
  • Český Krumlov 20th century tour: $25
  • Český Krumlov Private Walking Tour: $47
  • Private evening tour Cesky Krumlov Old Town and Castle area: $51
  • Cesky Krumlov Old Town Private Walking Tour: $53
  • Private Night tour of Český Krumlov: $61
  • Private walking tour to the Cesky Krumlov Old Town and Castle Grounds 4 hours: $100
  • Full day tour from Prague and back.: $108
  • Walking private guided tour in Cesky Krumlov with local certified guide: $127
  • Day Tour from Prague to Cesky Krumlov with English Guide: $133
  • Cesky Krumlov Private Walking Tour: $168
  • Private tour of best of Český Krumlov - Sightseeing, Food & Culture with a local: $187

Tours and Activities in Maribor

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

  • Full-Day Private Tour from Zagreb to Slovenian Styria: $1,219
  • Maribor 2 hours walking tour: $357

Alcohol

Typically, people visiting Cesky Krumlov spend on average $2.98 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.

While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Maribor may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $11 per day on alcoholic beverages.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Cesky Krumlov $2.98
    Maribor $11

Typical Alcohol prices in Maribor

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for alcohol and nightlife costs in Maribor:


  • Bottle of Wine
    $14


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Cesky Krumlov and Maribor, we can see that Maribor 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 Maribor would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Maribor than you might in Cesky Krumlov.

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