Should you visit Cordoba or Costa de Prata?
Trying to figure out where to travel next? This travel cost comparison between Cordoba and Costa de Prata can help. For many travelers, the cost of a destination is a primary consideration when choosing where to go.
Cordoba is a Spanish city located in the southern province of Andalusia. With a culture embedded in Islamic heritage, the city is home to many architectural gems, the most significant being La Mezquita. Andalucía's major river, the Guadalquivir, flows just below the Mezquita, and the riverfront streets are bustling with lively restaurants and bars. Other popular centers of activity include the Jewish Quarter, Muslim Quarter, and the Old City.
Costa de Prata
Costa de Prata is a region located on the Silver Coast of Portugal, an hour north of Lisbon. The area is known for its beautiful beaches, ancient architecture, and relaxed, welcoming, atmosphere. The area experiences gorgeous weather nearly all year round, with temperatures in the high 70's and 80's Fahrenheit from May-September. June-August sees the warmest ocean temperatures, making these the best months for swimming. Even during their winter, temperatures rarely dip below 60°F, although ocean temperatures drop, making swimming a bit colder.
Which city is cheaper, Costa de Prata or Cordoba?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Cordoba is €102, while the average daily cost in Costa de Prata is €121. 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 Cordoba and Costa de Prata in more detail.
The average price for accommodation for two people in Cordoba is €108. This is for two people sharing a typical double occupancy hotel room.
An average hotel room with basic furnishings costs about €124 in Costa de Prata For the most convenient locations and nicer amenities you can expect to pay a bit more.
While taxis and private drivers typically cost much more than public transportation, people usually spend around €22 per day to get around in Cordoba.
Public transportation tends to be much less expensive in Costa de Prata than paying for a taxi or private car service, as is expected. Typically, people spend €42 on transportation in Costa de Prata on average per day.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Cordoba
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Cordoba:
Transfer in private minivan from Cordoba to Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport:
Transfer in Private Car from Cordoba to Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport-COR:
Private transfer in Cordoba from Airport or Train Station:
Private transfer from/to Cordoba to/from Malaga:
Private Transfer: Córdoba Airport (ODB) to Cordoba:
Private Transfer: Cordoba to Córdoba Airport (ODB):
Private Transfer from Córdoba to Malaga (AGP) Airport:
Private Airport Transfer: Cordoba to Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport (COR):
Private Transfer IN or OUT in Upscale Vehicle with Professional Driver:
Cordoba to Seville Private Transfer:
Cordoba to Granada Private Transfer:
Cordoba Private Departure Transfer:
Is it cheaper to fly into Cordoba or Costa de Prata?
Prices for flights to both Costa de Prata and Cordoba 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.
Cordoba food costs typically run travelers around €27 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 €35 per day in Costa de Prata 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
Costa de Prata €35
Typical Food prices in Cordoba
Some typical examples of dining costs in Cordoba are as follows:
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Cordoba
Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Cordoba.
Cordoba Spanish Cooking Class & Market Tour:
Activities, things to do, and other forms of entertainment usually cost around €20 per person, per day in Cordoba. This cost includes the price of admission tickets to attractions and museums as well as daily tours.
Sightseeing expenses in Costa de Prata, including the cost of admission tickets for day tours, museums, and attractions, usually cost an average of €10 per day, per person.
Typical Entertainment prices in Cordoba
Some typical examples of activities, tours, and entrance ticket prices in Cordoba are as follows:
Garden Entrance Fee
Tours and Activities in Cordoba
Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Cordoba are as follows:
2-Night Cordoba Experience: City Tour and Arabian Spa Entrance:
3-Hour Tour from Cordoba to the Site of Medina Azahara:
3-day Andalucia Tour: Seville & Granada from Cordoba:
Adventure in the hills of Cordoba:
Alcazar Skip the Line Guided Tour:
Alhambra Private Tour from with transport and skip-the-line-tickets:
Arabian Baths Experience at Cordoba’s Hammam Al Ándalus:
Authentic Patios of Cordoba Guided Tour:
Best of Cordoba Guided Tour:
Bike Tour Córdoba:
Calamuchita WineTour x 2 Pax:
Caroya WineTour x 2 Pax:
The average person spends about €30 on alcoholic beverages in Cordoba per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.
Typically, people visiting Costa de Prata spend on average €6.50 on alcoholic beverages per person, per day.
Sample the Local Flavors in Cordoba
Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Cordoba:
Evening Wine Tasting Córdoba:
Cordoba Mezquita Tour with Wine Tasting:
Córdoba Rooftop Experience with Wine Tasting:
Wine Tour Privado - Calamuchita:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Cordoba and Costa de Prata, we can see that Costa de Prata is more expensive. And not only is Cordoba much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Cordoba would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Cordoba 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 Costa de Prata would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Costa de Prata than you might in Cordoba.
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