A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Fuerteventura Island vs. Oviedo for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Fuerteventura Island or Oviedo?

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 Fuerteventura Island and Oviedo. 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: Fuerteventura Island or Oviedo?

Fuerteventura Island

Fuerteventura is a volcanic island, and the second largest of Spain's Canary Islands located off the northern coast of Africa. Roughly translating as "Strong Winds" or "Strong Venture," the island is best known for activities like wind surfing and kite surfing.


Oviedo is the capital city of the Asturias Principality in Northern Spain. It is a city of churches and cathedrals with many of its buildings designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Its old town, or Casco Antiguo, is the most historic part of Oviedo, where many of the UNESCO sites are situated.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours in Spain, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Spain, The Best 2-Week Tours in Spain, and The Best 3-Week Tours in Spain.

Which place is cheaper, Oviedo or Fuerteventura Island?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Fuerteventura Island is €124, while the average daily cost in Oviedo is €106. 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 Fuerteventura Island and Oviedo in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Fuerteventura Island 61
    Oviedo 53
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Fuerteventura Island 122
    Oviedo 106
Compare Hotels in Fuerteventura Island and Oviedo

Looking for a hotel in Fuerteventura Island or Oviedo? 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 Fuerteventura Island

Hotels in Oviedo

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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: Oviedo Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Fuerteventura Island 46
    Oviedo 20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • Fuerteventura Airport Departure Transfer (Corralejo Hotels to Airport): $147
  • Fuerteventura Airport Arrival Transfer (Airport to Corralejo Hotels or Address): $147

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Oviedo

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

  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport to Oviedo and Gijón: $71
  • Private Transfer from Asturias Airport (OVD) to Gijon Cruise Port: $39

Is it cheaper to fly into Fuerteventura Island or Oviedo?

Prices for flights to both Oviedo and Fuerteventura Island 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 Meals for one day
    Fuerteventura Island 33
    Oviedo 38

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Fuerteventura Island

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

  • 2-Hour Cooking Activity in Fuerteventura, Spain: $82

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Fuerteventura Island 30
    Oviedo 19

Tours and Activities in Fuerteventura Island

For Fuerteventura Island, here are a few prices for actual activities, tours, and tickets provided by various companies:

  • Guided E-bike tour - easy level - 35km: $60
  • Lobos Island Half-Day Sailing Tour with Lunch: $82
  • 1.5-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour: $49
  • 1.5-hour Segway Jandia Tour: $65
  • 2,5-hour Segway Tour around Caleta de Fuste in Fuerteventura: $87
  • 2-hour Quad Tour: Jandia Natural Park and Puerto de La Cruz: $74
  • 4-Hour Sailing Tour of Lobos Island from Fuerteventura: $71
  • Barranco E Bike Tour in Corralejo North of Fuerteventura : $65
  • Betancuria Active Hiking Tour: $82
  • Catamaran Half-Day Cruise from Caleta de Fuste: $72
  • Corralejo E-trial Scooter Off Road Tour: $60
  • Culinary discovery tour through Puerto Rosario: $82

Tours and Activities in Oviedo

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

  • 1934 Revolution Tour: $11
  • 2-Hour Private Tour of Oviedo: $78
  • Civil War Tour of Oviedo: $11
  • Covadonga and Lakes and Occidental coast Private Tour: $342
  • Direct Tour to Covadonga Lakes Picos de Europa from Oviedo: $94
  • From Covadonga, Cangas de Onís, and Lastres Tour: $33
  • Full-Day Tour at Oviedo to Coastal Wonders of Asturias : $289
  • Guided Tour of the Cathedral of Oviedo: $12
  • Guided tour of Oviedo: $11
  • OVIEDO SCARY! Legends and Mysteries Tour: $11
  • Oviedo : Archaeological and fine arts museum tour: $16
  • Oviedo : Walking tour of the Historic Center: $150

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Fuerteventura Island 6.79
    Oviedo 16

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

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