A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Tenerife vs. Lugo for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Tenerife or Lugo?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Tenerife or Lugo, this travel comparison, which includes costs, can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison down below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Where Should I go: Tenerife or Lugo?

Tenerife

European tourists have long known Tenerife as a top vacation destination. Amazing beaches and a booming nightlife bring in visitors to the largest of the Canary Islands all the way from England, Germany and Spain - particularly during the Easter holiday. Now the rest of the world is catching up. It's not just a spot for spring breakers looking for a party - it is full of mountains, volcanoes and forests ready for exploring.

Lugo

Located in northwestern Spain, Lugo is a city of the Galicia region best known for its old city, completely surrounded by Roman walls. Within these walls are some of Lugo's most impressive sights including a striking city hall, elaborate cathedral, and many beautiful city squares and plazas. The city is also known for its festivals and is the capital of a province of the same name.

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Which place is cheaper, Lugo or Tenerife?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Tenerife is €128, while the average daily cost in Lugo is €98. 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 Tenerife and Lugo in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Tenerife 53
    Lugo 50
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Tenerife 106
    Lugo 100
Compare Hotels in Tenerife and Lugo

Looking for a hotel in Tenerife or Lugo? 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 Tenerife


Hotels in Lugo


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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: Tenerife Hotel Prices and Lugo Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Tenerife 60
    Lugo 20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Tenerife

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

  • Adeje: Guided Bike Tour to Masca with Transfers and Drinks: $101
  • Canary Islands : Gran Canaria - Tenerife ferry transfer: $60
  • Discover Scuba Diving with two dives in the Ocean in Tenerife with Transfers: $267
  • From South Loro Park Zoo Ticket & Hotel Transfers: $67
  • PRIVATE Arrival or Departure Transfer to Tenerife Airport LUX Car: $133
  • Private South Tenerife Airport Transfer to South Hotels: $128
  • Private arrival OR departure transfer in Tenerife (hotel OR airport pick-up): $67
  • Puerto de la Cruz City Tour with Transfers: $21
  • Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port to Tenerife hotels - Arrival Private Transfer: $44
  • Santa Cruz Tenerife Cruise Port to Tenerife hotels - Round-Trip Private Transfer: $89
  • Tenerife Airport (TFN) to Tenerife Round-Trip Private Transfer: $102
  • Tenerife Airport Transfer from South Airport (Reina Sofia) to South Area Hotels: $67

Is it cheaper to fly into Tenerife or Lugo?

Prices for flights to both Lugo and Tenerife 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
    Tenerife 39
    Lugo 34

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Tenerife

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

  • Hard Rock Cafe Set Menu Lunch or Dinner & Drink: $34
  • Tenerife : Horse Show Entry ticket with optional dinner: $49
  • Castillo San Miguel Medieval Show with Dinner: $52
  • Medieval San Miguel castle with dinner-Show in South Tenerife : $53
  • Music Hall Tavern Comedy Drag Show Ticket & Dinner: $53
  • Comedy Drag Show Music Hall Tavern with Dinner: $54
  • Iconica Party Dinner Show: $54
  • Medieval Show and Dinner at Castillo San Miguel with Transfer: $69
  • Self Driving Sunset Tour with Dinner and Stargazing in Tenerife: $72
  • Teide Night Experience with Dinner and Stargazing: $76
  • Tenerife Sky At Night: Sunset, Stargazing and Dinner: $85
  • Teide National Park Sunset & Stargazing with Dinner (Star Safari): $86

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Tenerife 27
    Lugo 13

Tours and Activities in Tenerife

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

  • Teide Legends Exhibition Entry Ticket: $3.27
  • Icod de los Vinos: Casa del Plátano Entry Ticket: $5.45
  • Icod de los Vinos: Dragon Tree & Botanical Garden Ticket: $5.45
  • Santa Cruz de Palmetum Entry Ticket: $6.54
  • La Casa de Los Balcones Entrance Ticket: $6.54
  • San Cristobal de La Laguna : Cathedral ticket w/ audioguide: $7.64
  • La Caleta Self-Guided Walking Tour: $8.62
  • Finca Las Margaritas Banana Plantation Experience: $11
  • Icod de los Vinos: ARTlandya Doll World Entry Ticket & Tour: $11
  • Guïmar: Pyramids of Güímar Ethnographic Park Entry Ticket: $14
  • Pyramids of Güímar SIMPLE Ticket: $14
  • Los Cristianos: Eco-Yacht Whale Watching Cruise with Swim: $16

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Tenerife 6.43
    Lugo 16

Sample the Local Flavors in Tenerife

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Tenerife:

  • Wine tasting and Canarian products in La Orotava: $19
  • Bar Crawl with Drinks, Games, and Nightclub Entry: $22
  • Valley of Tegueste : Wine Tour & taste in El Lomo Winery: $26
  • Ecological Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting: $50
  • Teide National Park and Vilaflor ; local wine tasting: $53
  • Half Day Southern Rural Tenerife Tour with Wine Tasting: $64
  • Full-Day Gastronomy and Wine Tour: $83
  • Taste of Tenerife Tour With Wine Tasting: $94
  • Volcano Teide Buggy Tour with Wine Tasting & Tapas: $229


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

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



When is the best time to visit Tenerife or Lugo?

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 Tenerife or Lugo in the Summer?

Both Lugo and Tenerife during the summer are popular places to visit. The summer months attract visitors to Tenerife because of the beaches, snorkeling, the hiking, and the family-friendly experiences.

In the summer, Tenerife is a little warmer than Lugo. Typically, the summer temperatures in Tenerife in July average around 23°C (73°F), and Lugo averages at about 19°C (66°F).

In Lugo, it's very sunny this time of the year. It's quite sunny in Tenerife. In the summer, Tenerife often gets more sunshine than Lugo. Tenerife gets 268 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Lugo receives 248 hours of full sun.

Tenerife usually gets less rain in July than Lugo. Tenerife gets 2 mm (0.1 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 25 mm (1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Tenerife 23°C (73°F) 
    Lugo 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Tenerife or Lugo in the Autumn?

The autumn attracts plenty of travelers to both Tenerife and Lugo. The hiking trails, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area are the main draw to Tenerife this time of year.

In October, Tenerife is generally a little warmer than Lugo. Daily temperatures in Tenerife average around 22°C (72°F), and Lugo fluctuates around 16°C (61°F).

In Tenerife, it's very sunny this time of the year. Tenerife usually receives more sunshine than Lugo during autumn. Tenerife gets 200 hours of sunny skies, while Lugo receives 155 hours of full sun in the autumn.

Lugo receives a lot of rain in the autumn. In October, Tenerife usually receives less rain than Lugo. Tenerife gets 26 mm (1 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 104 mm (4.1 in) of rain each month for the autumn.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Tenerife 22°C (72°F) 
    Lugo 16°C (61°F)

Should I visit Tenerife or Lugo in the Winter?

The winter brings many poeple to Tenerife as well as Lugo. Many travelers come to Tenerife for the shopping scene and the cuisine.

Tenerife is much warmer than Lugo in the winter. The daily temperature in Tenerife averages around 17°C (63°F) in January, and Lugo fluctuates around 11°C (51°F).

In the winter, Tenerife often gets more sunshine than Lugo. Tenerife gets 191 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Lugo receives 103 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Lugo. Tenerife usually gets less rain in January than Lugo. Tenerife gets 43 mm (1.7 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 131 mm (5.2 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Tenerife 17°C (63°F) 
    Lugo 11°C (51°F)

Should I visit Tenerife or Lugo in the Spring?

Both Lugo and Tenerife are popular destinations to visit in the spring with plenty of activities. Many visitors come to Tenerife in the spring for the beaches and the natural beauty.

In the spring, Tenerife is a little warmer than Lugo. Typically, the spring temperatures in Tenerife in April average around 18°C (64°F), and Lugo averages at about 13°C (55°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Tenerife. Tenerife usually receives more sunshine than Lugo during spring. Tenerife gets 205 hours of sunny skies, while Lugo receives 167 hours of full sun in the spring.

In April, Tenerife usually receives less rain than Lugo. Tenerife gets 19 mm (0.7 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain each month for the spring.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Tenerife 18°C (64°F) 
    Lugo 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for Lugo and Tenerife

Tenerife Lugo
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 17°C (63°F) 43 mm (1.7 in) 11°C (51°F) 131 mm (5.2 in)
Feb 17°C (63°F) 42 mm (1.7 in) 11°C (52°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Mar 18°C (64°F) 38 mm (1.5 in) 12°C (53°F) 86 mm (3.4 in)
Apr 18°C (64°F) 19 mm (0.7 in) 13°C (55°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
May 19°C (66°F) 8 mm (0.3 in) 15°C (58°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Jun 21°C (70°F) 4 mm (0.2 in) 17°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)
Jul 23°C (73°F) 2 mm (0.1 in) 19°C (66°F) 25 mm (1 in)
Aug 24°C (75°F) 3 mm (0.1 in) 19°C (67°F) 29 mm (1.1 in)
Sep 23°C (73°F) 9 mm (0.4 in) 19°C (65°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 22°C (72°F) 26 mm (1 in) 16°C (61°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Nov 20°C (68°F) 47 mm (1.9 in) 13°C (55°F) 116 mm (4.6 in)
Dec 17°C (63°F) 56 mm (2.2 in) 11°C (52°F) 128 mm (5 in)