A Travel Price Comparison for Portugal Evora vs. Aveiro for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Evora or Aveiro?

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

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Evora and Aveiro. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Evora or Aveiro?

Evora

A medieval time capsule, this city is a collection of ancient relics that leaves a lasting air of enchantment upon you. Evora, Portugal is the seat of the Evora District as well as the capital of the Alentejo region. With a population of no more than 60,000, Evora is a small municipality that holds a treasure trove of culture, art, and history. Evora is known internationally for its preservation of medieval architecture, such as parts of medieval walls that still partially surround the city. Moreover, Evora is a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network and because of its multitude of historic sites, the city was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some of said historic sites include Se Cathedral, Evora Museum, Roman Temple, Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval, the Church of St. John the Evangelist, and the Church of Saint Francis. Besides of its historic beauty, Evora also lives up to the demands of the modern world. According to Expreso, the city was named one of the second most livable cities in Portugal. Evora is also an ambitious and even competitive city, ranked number-one in competitiveness out of the 18 Portuguese capital cities. Whether you look to explore Roman ruins or simply enjoy the current amenities, you will fall under the enchantment that is Evora, Portugal.

Aveiro

Aveiro has great canals that are lined by houses. Because of this ambiance, the town has earned its nickname the "Portuguese Venice." While it's similar, don't put too much into the name. The town is also known for it's colorful boats, referred to as moliceiros, that ride along the canals and under the bridges.

While the canals are lovely, most visitors actually come for the beaches. Aveiro's beaches are known for their clean and pristine sand. The shore is referred to as the Silver Coast, and has comfortably warm water, which is another major draw to the area.

Aveiro is comfortable year around because it's winters are mild and warm and its summer is somewhat cool. The winter months get the most rain and the summer is usually the driest. If you're there during the fall and winter, the winds will be strong making it the best time for surfing, sailing, and other water sports.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best Coach Bus Tours in Portugal, The Best Adventure Tours to Portugal, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Portugal, and The Best Vineyard & Wine Tours in Portugal.


Which place is cheaper, Aveiro or Evora?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Evora is €109, while the average daily cost in Aveiro is €80. 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 destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Evora and Aveiro in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Evora 45
    Aveiro 46
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Evora 90
    Aveiro 92
Compare Hotels in Evora and Aveiro

Looking for a hotel in Evora or Aveiro? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Evora


Hotels in Aveiro


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Evora Hotel Prices and Aveiro Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Evora 30
    Aveiro 8.57

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Evora

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Evora:

  • Private Faro Airport Transfers to Albufeira (car up to 4pax): $54

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Aveiro

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

  • Aveiro Private Transfer:To/From the Oporto Airport: $128

Is it cheaper to fly into Evora or Aveiro?

Prices for flights to both Aveiro and Evora 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
    Evora 44
    Aveiro 28

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Evora

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

  • A Taste of the Alentejo: Wonderful 3-Course Dinner: $81
  • PRIVATE WINE & FOOD TOUR IN ALENTEJO: $634

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Evora 20
    Aveiro 8.57

Tours and Activities in Evora

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

  • Évora Full Day Tour: $220
  • Évora Private Walking Tour: $70
  • Évora Private Walking Tour: $254
  • Évora Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $7.86
  • Évora With Love Walking Tour: $54
  • Évora: Christian Heritage Private Walking Tour: $70
  • Évora: City Highlights Private Walking Tour: $225
  • Évora: Private tour with entrance tickets to main monuments: $52
  • Évora: Tales and Legends Guided Walking Tour: $54
  • 2 Hour Redondo Walking Tour: $22
  • 4x4 Cork Tour with Optional Lunch: $82
  • Alentejo Food Walking Tour: $38

Tours and Activities in Aveiro

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

  • Messias Cellars: Tour and Tasting: $8.56
  • Messias Cellars: Tour with Tasting & Cheese Board: $23
  • Aveiro Privat City Tour w/ Local Boat 1 H Cruise & Egg Sweet: $96
  • Coimbra & Aveiro Amazing Cultural Full Day Tour from Porto: $102
  • Day trip to Aveiro (the Venice of Portugal) + River Cruise: $105
  • Private Tour to Aveiro and Costa Nova unique striped houses: $117
  • From Lisbon: Aveiro, Moliceiro Boat and Coimbra Tour: $139
  • Half Day Tour with Boat Ride: $150
  • 4x4 Tour Through Nature Reserves & Desert Spaces: $171
  • From Porto Private Tour Half Day in Aveiro and Costa Nova: $273

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Evora 22
    Aveiro 17

Sample the Local Flavors in Evora

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

  • From Lisbon: Evora with visits and wine tasting Guided Tour: $88
  • Évora: Full-Day Wine Tour: $89
  • From Lisbon: Évora and Monsaraz Day Tour with Wine Tasting: $104


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

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Evora Expensive? and Is Aveiro Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Evora or Aveiro?

Evora has a larger population, and is about 3% larger than the population of Aveiro. When comparing the sizes of Evora and Aveiro, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Evora or Aveiro?

Both places have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. As both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Evora or Aveiro in the Summer?

Both Aveiro and Evora during the summer are popular places to visit.

In the summer, Evora is a little warmer than Aveiro. Typically, the summer temperatures in Evora in July average around 25°C (78°F), and Aveiro averages at about 21°C (69°F).

In Aveiro, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Evora. In the summer, Evora often gets more sunshine than Aveiro. Evora gets 352 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Aveiro receives 308 hours of full sun.

Evora usually gets less rain in July than Aveiro. Evora gets 3 mm (0.1 in) of rain, while Aveiro receives 16 mm (0.6 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Evora 25°C (78°F) 
    Aveiro 21°C (69°F)

Should I visit Evora or Aveiro in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Evora and Aveiro.

In October, Evora is generally a little warmer than Aveiro. Daily temperatures in Evora average around 19°C (67°F), and Aveiro fluctuates around 17°C (62°F).

In Evora, it's very sunny this time of the year. Evora usually receives more sunshine than Aveiro during autumn. Evora gets 213 hours of sunny skies, while Aveiro receives 184 hours of full sun in the autumn.

Aveiro receives a lot of rain in the autumn. In October, Evora usually receives less rain than Aveiro. Evora gets 67 mm (2.6 in) of rain, while Aveiro receives 131 mm (5.2 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Evora 19°C (67°F) 
    Aveiro 17°C (62°F)

Should I visit Evora or Aveiro in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Evora as well as Aveiro.

Evora is a little warmer than Aveiro in the winter. The daily temperature in Evora averages around 11°C (52°F) in January, and Aveiro fluctuates around 10°C (50°F).

In the winter, Evora often gets more sunshine than Aveiro. Evora gets 144 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Aveiro receives 124 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Aveiro. Evora usually gets less rain in January than Aveiro. Evora gets 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain, while Aveiro receives 171 mm (6.7 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Evora 11°C (52°F) 
    Aveiro 10°C (50°F)

Should I visit Evora or Aveiro in the Spring?

Both Aveiro and Evora are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities.

In the spring, Evora is a little warmer than Aveiro. Typically, the spring temperatures in Evora in April average around 15°C (60°F), and Aveiro averages at about 14°C (56°F).

It's quite sunny in Aveiro. The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Evora. Evora usually receives more sunshine than Aveiro during spring. Evora gets 235 hours of sunny skies, while Aveiro receives 217 hours of full sun in the spring.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Aveiro. In April, Evora usually receives less rain than Aveiro. Evora gets 60 mm (2.3 in) of rain, while Aveiro receives 112 mm (4.4 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Evora 15°C (60°F) 
    Aveiro 14°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Aveiro and Evora

Evora Aveiro
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 11°C (52°F) 83 mm (3.3 in) 10°C (50°F) 171 mm (6.7 in)
Feb 12°C (54°F) 80 mm (3.1 in) 11°C (51°F) 169 mm (6.7 in)
Mar 14°C (56°F) 53 mm (2.1 in) 12°C (54°F) 112 mm (4.4 in)
Apr 15°C (60°F) 60 mm (2.3 in) 14°C (56°F) 112 mm (4.4 in)
May 19°C (65°F) 35 mm (1.4 in) 16°C (60°F) 89 mm (3.5 in)
Jun 23°C (73°F) 22 mm (0.9 in) 19°C (66°F) 53 mm (2.1 in)
Jul 25°C (78°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 21°C (69°F) 16 mm (0.6 in)
Aug 26°C (78°F) 4 mm (0.1 in) 20°C (69°F) 22 mm (0.9 in)
Sep 24°C (75°F) 22 mm (0.9 in) 20°C (67°F) 64 mm (2.5 in)
Oct 19°C (67°F) 67 mm (2.6 in) 17°C (62°F) 131 mm (5.2 in)
Nov 15°C (58°F) 76 mm (3 in) 13°C (55°F) 152 mm (6 in)
Dec 12°C (53°F) 83 mm (3.3 in) 11°C (51°F) 176 mm (6.9 in)