Should you visit Holloko or Kotor?
Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Holloko and Kotor can help you decide which place is right for you.
Located in northern Hungary, Holloko is a preserved ethnographic village with a castle and traditional houses which date from the 13th century. The village, castle ruins, and the surrounding area are today designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in a stunning valley of the Cserhat Mountains, surrounded by low peaks.
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 Holloko?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Holloko is $47, while the average daily cost in Kotor is $94. 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 Holloko and Kotor in more detail.
Holloko's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is $44. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is $22.
Kotor's average price for two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room is $90. A typical place to stay for one person, per day is $45.
Holloko food costs typically run travelers around $17 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.
The average traveler spends about $41 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
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 Holloko is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $12 per person, per day, on local transportation in Holloko.
The cost of a taxi ride in Kotor is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $9.03 per person, per day, on local transportation in Kotor.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Kotor
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Kotor:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat airport:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Tivat Airport (TIV):
Kotor to Tirana Transfer:
Private Transfer from Kotor to Split, Hotel-to-hotel, English-speaking driver:
Kotor - Mostar - one way private transfer:
Kotor - Dubrovnik: Private One-Way Transfer with Mercedes Vehicles:
One way private transfer Kotor-Mostar:
Entertainment and activities in Holloko typically cost an average of $7.60 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 $8.12 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:
The average person spends about $9.56 on alcoholic beverages in Holloko per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.
While the amount that someone spends on alcohol while visiting Kotor may vary from person to person, on average a person spends $8.30 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 Holloko and Kotor, we can see that Kotor is more expensive. And not only is Holloko much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Holloko would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Holloko 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 Kotor would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Kotor than you might in Holloko.
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