A Travel Price Comparison for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons Faro vs. Toulon

Should you visit Faro or Toulon?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Faro or Toulon, 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.

Faro

Faro (or sometimes Faros) is the capital city of the scenic Algarve Region of Portugal, located at the edge of the Ria Formosa National Park. This is a fantastic place to experience the beauty, culture, and traditions of Portugal in laid back atmosphere, away from the hustle and bustle of the larger cities. Faro offers everything from ancient architecture to beautiful beaches all while being surrounded by the natural beauty of the Algarve Region.

Toulon

Located between Marseille and Nice, Toulon is in the western portion of the French Riviera and in the southeast of Provence. It's economy is heavily reliant on a French naval base in the area. This base is responsible for the creation of thousands of jobs. The city is also a significant tourist destination, with over 150,000 visitors every year.

Which city is cheaper, Toulon or Faro?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Faro is €130, while the average daily cost in Toulon is €95. 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 Faro and Toulon in more detail.



Accommodation

The prices for places to stay in Faro can vary by date, location, and type. Generally, the average cost for accommodation per person is €59, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around €118.

Toulon's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is €126. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is €63.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Faro 59
    Toulon 63
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Faro 118
    Toulon 126

Food

Faro food costs typically run travelers around €41 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.

In Toulon travelers spend around €24 a day on food. You can save money by choosing casual restaurants or food stalls, or you can spend plenty more by dining in nicer restaurants at every meal.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Faro 41
    Toulon 24

Local Transportation

To get around in Faro, the average visitor spends €6.90 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 Toulon is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €5.71 per person, per day, on local transportation in Toulon.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Faro 6.90
    Toulon 5.71

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Faro

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

  • Faro Airport Transfer Service: $3.72
  • Shared Arrival Transfer: Faro Airport to Algarve Hotels: $8.62
  • Faro Shared Transfer to Vilamoura: $11
  • Faro Private Transfer: To or From the Airport: $11
  • Private Arrival Transfer Faro Airport to Faro City: $11
  • Private Departure Transfer from Faro City to Faro Airport: $11
  • Faro Shared Arrival Transfer to Albufeira: $14
  • Faro Private Transfer to Vilamoura: $15
  • Faro Private Transfer to Albufeira: $16
  • Faro Shared Arrival Transfer to Armação de Pêra: $16
  • Private Airport Transfer: Faro Airport (FAO) to Faro: $17
  • Private Airport Transfer: from Faro to Faro Airport (FAO): $17

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Toulon

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Toulon:

  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Mandelieu La Napoule: $340
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Saint-Raphael: $274
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Antibes: $220
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Le Trayas: $191
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Le Cannet: $178
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Theoule: $178
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Seillans: $178
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Mougins: $178
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Fayence: $166
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Tourrettes: $166
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Callian: $166
  • Private Transfer from Toulon Hyeres Airport to Montauroux: $166

Entertainment

In Faro, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average €56 per person, per day.

Entertainment and activities in Toulon typically cost an average of €11 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Faro 56
    Toulon 11

Tours and Activities in Faro

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

  • Horse Experience For Children: Lead Rein Riding: $3.72
  • Birds and Nature Catamaran Tour from Faro: $19
  • Speed Boat Tour - Ria Formosa: $32
  • Algarve: Animaris Desert Island & Ria Formosa Day Tour: $36
  • Ria Formosa Natural Park Boat Cruise from Faro: $37
  • Birdwatching Boat Tour in Ria Formosa: $38
  • Small-Group Tour in Faro Islands: $40
  • Private Speed Boat Tour: $45
  • Stand Up Paddle tour, Ria Formosa: $46
  • Amoreira River Kayak Tour: $50
  • Amoreira River Stand Up Paddle Tour: $50
  • Ingrina to Barranco Grottos Kayak Tour: $50

Tours and Activities in Toulon

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Toulon are as follows:

  • Full-Day VIP Village Tour of Provence: $498
  • Guided Tour in Port & Old City: $50
  • Provence Villages Private Day Tour including Cassis Toulon Shore Excursion: $998

Alcohol

The average person spends about €11 on alcoholic beverages in Toulon per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Faro -
    Toulon 11

Sample the Local Flavors in Faro

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Faro:

  • Traditional Portuguese Guitar performance with Exhibition Museum & Wine Tasting: $21

Sample the Local Flavors in Toulon

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Toulon:

  • Toulon Shore Excursion - Private Full Day Wine Tour in Provence: $349


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

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