Should you visit Finale Ligure or Kotor?
Should I visit Finale Ligure or Kotor? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the data, which all comes from actual travelers.
Located on the rugged coastline of the Italian Riviera, Finale Ligure is a commune of three traditional towns that have grown into one. The town as a whole is known for its white sand beaches and views as well as a system of charming stone paved streets and historic town centers. Some of the best sights include old forts and castles and a number of churches, some dating back to medieval times. There is also a number of rock climbing routes in the surrounding hills, for those seeking outdoor adventure.
A coastal town of Montenegro, Kotor is also a beautifully-preserved fortified, medieval town, featuring a labyrinth of cobbled streets, lively piazzas, historic churches, and a spread of bars and restaurants throughout its historic Old Town.
Which city is cheaper, Kotor or Finale Ligure?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Finale Ligure is €114, while the average daily cost in Kotor is €77. 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 Finale Ligure and Kotor in more detail.
If you're traveling alone, you may be able to find a budget hotel or hostel for around €59. But for two people in a standard two-person hotel room in Finale Ligure the cost is €118 on average.
Kotor's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is €74. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is €37.
Food in Finale Ligure costs travelers about €27 per day on average. Restaurants can vary significantly in price, so choose wisely if you're trying to save money. Fast food and street stalls are typically your cheapest options, which sit down restaurants can be significantly more expensive.
The average traveler spends about €34 per day in Kotor 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
Finale Ligure €27
Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Kotor
Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Kotor.
The cost of a taxi ride in Finale Ligure is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €45 per person, per day, on local transportation in Finale Ligure.
The cost of a taxi ride in Kotor is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €7.40 per person, per day, on local transportation in Kotor.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Kotor
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Kotor:
Kotor - Dubrovnik: Private One-Way Transfer with Mercedes Vehicles:
Kotor - Mostar - one way private transfer:
Kotor to Tirana Transfer:
One way private transfer Kotor-Mostar:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Split, Hotel-to-hotel, English-speaking driver:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat Airport (TIV):
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat airport:
Entertainment and activities in Finale Ligure typically cost an average of €22 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.
Entertainment and activities in Kotor typically cost an average of €6.66 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.
Tours and Activities in Kotor
Here are a few actual costs in Kotor for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:
Small Group 1-Hour Walking Tour of Old Town:
One-Hour Guided Kotor Old Town Walking Tour:
Kotor Walking - "Group Tour":
1-Hour Semi Submarine Tour:
Kotor Walk Tour:
Semi Submarine: Kotor Panorama & Underwater Experience:
Kotor Boat Tour:
Kotor Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour:
Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus and Walking Tour:
1.5-Hour Private Walking Tour:
Perast Old Town and Our Lady of the Rock Boat Tour:
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Finale Ligure may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €5.59 per day on alcoholic beverages.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Kotor may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €6.81 per day on alcoholic beverages.
Sample the Local Flavors in Kotor
Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Kotor:
Wine tasting and magical tour from Kotor, Budva, Tivat (Lovcen,Skadar lake):
Traditional and Modern Mixed Wine Tour:
Skadar Lake National Park with Wine Tasting:
Gastronomic and Wine Tasting Private Tour:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Finale Ligure and Kotor, we can see that Finale Ligure is more expensive. And not only is Kotor much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Kotor would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Kotor 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 Finale Ligure would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Finale Ligure than you might in Kotor.
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