A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Corfu vs. Venice for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Corfu or Venice?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Corfu or Venice, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Corfu or Venice?

Corfu

Also known in modern Greek as Kerkira or Kerkyra, Corfu is the northernmost of Greece's Ionian islands, located off the nation's northwest coast in the Adriatic Sea. It has historically seen control of Venetians, French, and British powers, and today draws tourists mainly as a resort destination.

Like many beach destinations in Europe, Corfu can be expensive due to higher tourist demand and limited space on the island. But Greece is still a fairly affordable country compared to other places in Europe, so deals can be found.

Venice

The canals of Venice are one of the most popular and emulated destinations in the world. In it's hay day, Venice was at the center of politics, exploration, arts and architecture. Today that history is still very much alive and well. The city is unlike any other in the world. The best way to immerse yourself in Venice is to get yourself lost in the alleyways. It's actually quite easy to do and you'll find yourself stumbling into the most interesting places, hidden away from the crowds of Piazzo San Marco.

Which city is cheaper, Venice or Corfu?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Corfu is €90, while the average daily cost in Venice is €181. 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 Corfu and Venice in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Corfu 39
    Venice 93
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Corfu 78
    Venice 186

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Corfu 44
    Venice 22

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Corfu

Also for Corfu, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Corfu to Athens Luxury Private Transfer: $890
  • Corfu to Thessaloniki Luxury Private Transfer: $723
  • Corfu to Perdika-Karavostasi Luxury Private Transfer: $556
  • Corfu to Parga Luxury Private Transfer: $556
  • Corfu to Lefkas Luxury Private Transfer: $514
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Lefkimi,up to 16 customers: $259
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Roda, up to 16 customers: $249
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Sidari, up to 16 customers: $249
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Agios Stefanos, up to 16 customers: $246
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Arillas, up to 16 customers: $225
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Apraos-St Spyridon, up to 16 customers: $225
  • Transfer from Corfu Airport or Port to Lefkimi,up to 7 customers: $219

Typical Local Transportation prices in Venice

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


  • Venice 12 Hour Transport Pass
    16
  • Vaporetto Ride
    6.50
  • 1 Day Travel Card
    18
  • 7 Day Transport Card (for Two)
    101

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Venice

Also for Venice, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Venice - Milan / Private Transfer + Water Taxi (up to 8 pass.): $1,359
  • Venice - Milan / Private Transfer + Water Taxi (up to 3 pass.): $1,214
  • Luxury / vip transfer Venice to Zagreb: $1,158
  • Venice - Florence / Private Transfer + Water Taxi (up to 8 pass.): $1,105
  • Private Transfer from Venezia to Firenze (FLR) Airport: $1,091
  • Venice - Florence / Private Transfer + Water Taxi (up to 3 pass.): $1,033
  • Transfer from Airport to Trieste Cruise Terminal: $908
  • Private Transfer: Civitavecchia Port to Venice or vice versa: $845
  • Private Transfer: Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Venice or vice versa: $839
  • Gardaland full Day private transfers from Mestre area and viceversa up8pax: $746
  • Venice - Verona / Private Transfer + Water Taxi (up to 8 pass.): $707
  • Exclusive Private Transfer VCE M Polo Airport to Venice City Center 4Pax: $691

Is it cheaper to fly into Corfu or Venice?

Prices for flights to both Venice and Corfu 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
    Corfu 25
    Venice 52

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Corfu

For Corfu, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Greek Cooking Class & Meal at a Local Family Home: $80

Typical Food prices in Venice

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Venice:


  • Panini Sandwich
    4.00
  • Gelato
    6.00
  • Artichoke & Mushroom Pizza
    7.90
  • Expresso
    1.95
  • Slice of Pizza
    2.23
  • Three Course Dinner (for Two)
    79

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Venice

For Venice, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • 1 Hour Online Live Carbonara Cooking Class With Italian Chef: $37
  • Online Tiramisu Cooking Class With Italian Chef At Home: $37
  • 2.5-Hour Street Food Tour with a Local Guide: $48
  • 2-Course Dinner in a Typical Venetian Restaurant: $74
  • Venice Food Tour: Rialto Market and Cicchetti Tasting: $84
  • Traditional Home Dinner in Venice with a Chef: $87
  • Cooking Show with a Famous Local Chef: $90
  • Venice Carnival 4-Hour Grand Ball Gala Dinner and Show: $102
  • Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals: $103
  • Private Food Tour: Cicheti & Wine: $106
  • Private Market Tour and Cooking Class in Central Venice with a Fun Loving Local: $106
  • Interpreti Veneziani Ensemble Baroque Concert with Dinner: $109

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Corfu 12
    Venice 80

Tours and Activities in Corfu

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Corfu.

  • 3 Hours Corfu Old Town Walking Tour: History and Architecture: $54
  • 8 Day Corfu Cruise: $809
  • Achillio, Mouse Island, Pelekas Tour, Corfu: $536
  • Best of Corfu Private Tour: $697
  • Best of Full-Day Private Sightseeing Tour: $224
  • Best of Half Day Private Sightseeing Tour: $149
  • Corfu Beaches & Corfu Town: Full Day Private Tour: $169
  • Corfu Ghost Stories and Legends Night Tour: $34
  • Corfu Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing Bus Tour: $22
  • Corfu Island Sightseeing Tour: $96
  • Corfu Island Sightseeing Tour: $86
  • Corfu Private Night Tour: $319

Typical Entertainment prices in Venice

For Venice, here are some examples of average entertainment and activity prices from previous travelers:


  • Venice Boat Ride
    15
  • Bell tower of St. Mark Entrance Fee
    8.00
  • Gondola Ride (for Group)
    80
  • Secret Itinerary Tour- Doge's Palace
    16
  • The Jewish Museum Admission
    3.00
  • The Glass Museum in Murano
    8.00

Tours and Activities in Venice

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Venice.

  • 'More, 'ndemo a bacari? - A food and wine experience (tour to Murano included): $305
  • 3 hour Venice walking tour: $711
  • 3-Days Private tour among Venice, Verona and Treviso with a Top Guide: $1,493
  • 3hours Venice walking tour: $93
  • 8-Hour Prosecco Wine and Tastings Tour from Venice or Padua: $453
  • A bit of Venetian art and architecture (free tour to Murano included): $330
  • A day in the life of Venice - Private tour with a local: $249
  • A full taste of Venice - the very best in one day (free tour to Murano included): $1,400
  • Accessible a barrier free private tour: $71
  • An Architectural insight of Venice on a Private Tour with a local: $124
  • Best Price: Book Doge's Palace skip the line ticket with audio-guide: $9.95
  • Best of Venice Half Day Tour: $265

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Corfu 6.85
    Venice 19

Sample the Local Flavors in Corfu

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

  • Corfu-Private Winery tour with Wine tasting at Theotoky Estate: $15
  • Wine Tasting and optional Olive Tasting at Theotoky Estate: $16
  • Private tour to Paleokastritsa & Wine tasting from Corfu: $266
  • Private Corfu Full-Day Wine Tasting Shore Excursion: $468
  • Private Corfu Highlights and Wine Tour: $549

Typical Alcohol prices in Venice

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


  • 1/2 Liter Wine
    5.20
  • Beer
    4.90

Sample the Local Flavors in Venice

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Venice:

  • Venice Wine Tasting Tour: $30
  • Online Live Wine Tasting from Venice: $37
  • Wine Tasting in Venice: $40
  • Venetian Style Carnival Pub Crawl: $62
  • Venetian Style Carnival Pub Crawl: $67
  • A Relaxing Evening at The Hot Springs (with wine tastings): $75
  • Natural wine tasting with a Bacaro owner in Venice: $76
  • Venice in 3 Wines: Exclusive Wine Tasting with an Expert & Food Pairing: $136
  • Taste Food and Wine Tour of the Rialto Markets: $147
  • Full-Day Prosecco Wine Tour and Tasting: $204
  • Amarone Wine Tasting from Venice by Train: $210
  • Amarone-Soave wine tour. Visit Verona. From Venice: $291


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Corfu and Venice, we can see that Venice is more expensive. And not only is Corfu much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Corfu would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Corfu 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 Venice would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Venice than you might in Corfu.


When is the best time to visit Corfu or Venice?

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 Corfu or Venice in the Summer?

Both Venice and Corfu are popular destinations to visit in the summer with plenty of activities. Also, the summer months attract visitors to Venice because of the family-friendly experiences.

In the summer, Corfu is around the same temperature as Venice. Typically, the summer temperatures in Corfu in July are around 25°C (76°F), and Venice is about 23°C (73°F).

It's quite sunny in Venice. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Corfu. Corfu usually receives more sunshine than Venice during summer. At this time of the year, Corfu gets 358 hours of sunny skies, while Venice receives 287 hours of full sun.

In July, Corfu usually receives less rain than Venice. At this time of the year, Corfu gets 7 mm (0.3 in) of rain, while Venice receives 61 mm (2.4 in) of rain.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Corfu 25°C (76°F) 
    Venice 23°C (73°F)

Should I visit Corfu or Venice in the Autumn?

Both Venice and Corfu during the autumn are popular places to visit. Furthermore, the shopping scene and the natural beauty of the area are the main draw to Venice this time of year.

In October, Corfu is generally a little warmer than Venice. Temperatures in Corfu average around 18°C (65°F), and Venice stays around 14°C (57°F).

In the autumn, Corfu often gets more sunshine than Venice. Corfu gets 178 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Venice receives 134 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Corfu. Corfu usually gets more rain in October than Venice. Corfu gets 148 mm (5.8 in) of rain, while Venice receives 67 mm (2.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Corfu 18°C (65°F) 
    Venice 14°C (57°F)

Should I visit Corfu or Venice in the Winter?

The winter attracts plenty of travelers to both Corfu and Venice. Furthermore, many travelers come to Venice for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Be prepared for some very cold days in Venice. Corfu is much warmer than Venice in the winter. The temperature in Corfu is usually 10°C (49°F) in January, and Venice stays around 3°C (37°F).

Corfu usually receives more sunshine than Venice during winter. At this time of the year, Corfu gets 112 hours of sunny skies, while Venice receives 88 hours of full sun.

Corfu gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In January, Corfu usually receives more rain than Venice. At this time of the year, Corfu gets 132 mm (5.2 in) of rain, while Venice receives 58 mm (2.3 in) of rain.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Corfu 10°C (49°F) 
    Venice 3°C (37°F)

Should I visit Corfu or Venice in the Spring?

The spring brings many poeple to Corfu as well as Venice. Additionally, many visitors come to Venice in the spring for the natural beauty.

In the spring, Corfu is a little warmer than Venice. Typically, the spring temperatures in Corfu in April are around 14°C (58°F), and Venice is about 13°C (55°F).

In the spring, Corfu often gets more sunshine than Venice. Corfu gets 195 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Venice receives 154 hours of full sun.

Corfu usually gets around the same amount of rain in April as Venice. Corfu gets 62 mm (2.4 in) of rain, while Venice receives 60 mm (2.4 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Corfu 14°C (58°F) 
    Venice 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for Venice and Corfu

Corfu Venice
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 10°C (49°F) 132 mm (5.2 in) 3°C (37°F) 58 mm (2.3 in)
Feb 10°C (50°F) 136 mm (5.4 in) 5°C (41°F) 54 mm (2.1 in)
Mar 12°C (53°F) 98 mm (3.9 in) 8°C (47°F) 57 mm (2.3 in)
Apr 14°C (58°F) 62 mm (2.4 in) 13°C (55°F) 60 mm (2.4 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 36 mm (1.4 in) 17°C (63°F) 67 mm (2.6 in)
Jun 22°C (72°F) 14 mm (0.6 in) 21°C (69°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Jul 25°C (76°F) 7 mm (0.3 in) 23°C (73°F) 61 mm (2.4 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 18 mm (0.7 in) 23°C (73°F) 74 mm (2.9 in)
Sep 22°C (72°F) 75 mm (3 in) 19°C (67°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Oct 18°C (65°F) 148 mm (5.8 in) 14°C (57°F) 67 mm (2.7 in)
Nov 14°C (58°F) 181 mm (7.1 in) 8°C (47°F) 90 mm (3.5 in)
Dec 11°C (52°F) 180 mm (7.1 in) 4°C (38°F) 50 mm (1.9 in)


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