A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Valencia vs. Trieste for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Valencia or Trieste?

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

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Valencia or Trieste, 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: Valencia or Trieste?

Valencia

Valencia is a port city that sits on Spain's southeastern Orange Blossom coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. As the nation's third-largest city, it is continually innovative in the arts and sciences with some futuristic architecture including a planetarium, oceanarium, and an interactive museum. The nightlife and daytime culture both thrive in their own ways, bustling with limitless opportunities for sight-seeing and entertainment. While the city is surrounded by fertile farmland, its center is a modern metropolis, skirted by beautiful beaches.

Trieste

Located on the northeast Italian coast next to the Adriatic Sea, Trieste is a city characterized by its European charm, ancient architecture, and striking sea views. Its art, music, history, and culture also take some influence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, boasting many Slavic traditions and empire-era architecture.

Which city is cheaper, Trieste or Valencia?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Valencia is €98, while the average daily cost in Trieste is €80. 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. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Valencia and Trieste in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Valencia 46
    Trieste 44
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Valencia 92
    Trieste 88
Compare Hotels in Valencia and Trieste

Looking for a hotel in Valencia or Trieste? 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 Valencia


Hotels in Trieste


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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Valencia 14
    Trieste 14
Typical Local Transportation prices in Valencia

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Valencia:


  • Metro from Airport
    2.90

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Valencia

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Valencia:

  • Private 1-Way Transfer to/from Valencia Airport: $41
  • Valencia to Valencia Airport (VLC) - Departure Private Van Transfer: $26
  • Valencia to Valencia Airport (VLC) - Departure Private Car Transfer: $40
  • Valencia private departure transfer (CITY-TRAIN STATION): $32
  • Valencia Private Departure Transfer (HOTEL-PORT): $40
  • Valencia Private Departure Transfer: $61
  • Valencia Private Arrival Transfer from Train Station to the City: $32
  • Valencia Private Arrival Transfer (PORT-HOTEL): $40
  • Valencia City, Airport, Cruise Terminal Private Transfer: $100
  • Valencia Airport (VLC) Departure Transfer (Valencia Hotels to Valencia Airport): $63
  • Valencia Airport (VLC) Arrival Transfer (Airport to Valencia Hotel or Address): $63
  • Transfer in Taxi From Valencia Old City to VLC Airport: $24

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Trieste

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

  • Airport transfer from Trieste Airport to Koper: $56
  • Private Airport Transfer: Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport (TRS) to Trieste: $62
  • Private transfer Trieste Airport from & to Bled: $282
  • Private transfer Trieste Airport from & to Ljubljana: $202
  • Private transfer Trieste Airport from & to Slovenian coast: $147
  • Private transfer from Trieste to Ljubljana: $151
  • Skip-the-line to Miramare Castle w/ private transfer from Trieste train station: $96
  • Small-Group Transfer from Trieste City to Trieste Airport: $41
  • Small-Group Transfer from Trieste to Bergamo Airport: $218
  • So much more than just a transfer (up to 8 persons): $373
  • Transfer Trieste - Poreč: $190
  • Transfer Trieste - Rovinj: $197

Is it cheaper to fly into Valencia or Trieste?

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Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Valencia 32
    Trieste 25

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Valencia

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Valencia.

  • Traveling Spoon Spanish Tapas Private Online Cooking Class: $27
  • Traveling Spoon Sangria and Tapa Private Online Cooking Class: $27
  • Flamenco Show with Dinner at La Bulería: $63
  • Authentic Valencian Paella Cooking Class in a Traditional Farmhouse: $84
  • Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals: $84
  • Authentic Valencian Paella Cooking Class: $85
  • Traditional Paella Cooking Class in Valencia: $98
  • Tapas Dinner and Flamenco Show in Valencia: $100
  • Valencia City Centre Food Tour: $112
  • Valencia Sunset Cruise with Dinner at the Beach: $132
  • Panoramic City Tour of Valencia with Paella Cooking Class: $156
  • Paella Cooking Class and Valencia Historical Walking Tour: $168

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Trieste

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

  • Dining experience at a local's home in Trieste with show cooking: $106
  • Market Tour & Lunch/Dinner at a Cesarina's Home: $158
  • Small Group Market tour and Cooking class in Trieste: $162
  • Trieste Private Home Cooking Class: $165
  • Private Cooking Class at a Cesarina's Home in Trieste: $180
  • Private Half-Day Tour to Lipizzaner Horses from Trieste: $236
  • Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in Trieste: $267

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Valencia 23
    Trieste 17
Typical Entertainment prices in Valencia

Here are a few typical costs in Valencia for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Flamenco Tour
    16

Tours and Activities in Valencia

Here are a few actual costs in Valencia for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • 2 hour Valencia Photography Sightseeing Walking Tour with Local Expert!: $32
  • 2 to 3 Hours Valencia Highlights e-Kick Scooters Private Tour: $44
  • 3 Hours Authentic Valencia Tapas Tour: $61
  • 360 Virtual tour of Ancient Valencia: $14
  • 4-Hour Valencia Private Tour with transport: $504
  • A day in the life of Valencia - Private tour with a local: $249
  • Afternoon Cruise with Swim and Cocktail at the Beach in Valencia: $90
  • Albufera Day Trip and Paella Experience: $186
  • Albufera Lagoon Excursion + Valencia Tour - Blessed with abundance: $44
  • Albufera Natural Park Tour: $31
  • Alicante Charming Villages Tour: Villajoyosa and Altea: $72
  • All of Valencia Private Bike Tour: $68

Tours and Activities in Trieste

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

  • Trieste Bus Tour with Audio Guide: $14
  • Walking Tour: $16
  • Miramare Castle Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket: $16
  • Trieste Like a Local: Customized Private Tour: $43
  • Trieste Osmiza Experience: $68
  • Private Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle Tour from Trieste: $74
  • Dining Experience at a Local's Home: $96
  • Piran and Slovenia Coast Tour from Trieste: $107
  • Ljubljana Christmas Market Tour from Trieste: $110
  • Piran & Panoramic Slovenian Coast - Small Group Tour from Trieste: $118
  • Small Group Market tour and Dining Experience at a Cesarina's home in Trieste: $136
  • Trieste Panoramic City and Miramare Castle Tour: $136

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Valencia 16
    Trieste 6.40

Sample the Local Flavors in Valencia

Also in Valencia, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Pub Crawl: $17
  • Surprise Winery Visit with Wine Tasting: $40
  • Walking Tour in Valencia and wine tasting: $42
  • Private wine tasting with snacks in the historic centre of Valencia: $66
  • Wine Tasting and Tapas Tour: $80
  • Valencia Wine Tasting Tour and Tapas: $87
  • Valencia City of Arts & Sciences Tour with Rooftop Wine Tasting and Tapas: $106
  • Valencia Wine Tour Wineries in Utiel Requena: $137
  • Valencia Wine Tour with Tasting and Lunch: $173
  • Private Wine Tour with Wine Tasting and Full Lunch: $180
  • Utiel Requena Day Trip - Ecologic Olive Oil And Wine Tasting: $187
  • Utiel Requena Day Trip - Ecologic Olive Oil And Wine Tasting - PRIVATE TOUR: $267

Sample the Local Flavors in Trieste

Here are a few nightlife and alcohol tours and activities from local tour providers in Trieste:

  • Regional wine tasting in Trieste: $26
  • Private Wine Tasting Tour in Slovenia from Trieste: $194
  • Collio: Cividale Del Friuli and Wine Tastings from Trieste: $203
  • Food and Wine tasting experience in Trieste traditional farmhouse Osmiza: $534


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


When is the best time to visit Valencia or Trieste?

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 Valencia or Trieste in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Valencia as well as Trieste. The beaches, the hiking, the city activities, and the family-friendly experiences are the main draw to Valencia this time of year.

In the summer, Valencia is around the same temperature as Trieste. Typically, the summer temperatures in Valencia in July are around 25°C (76°F), and Trieste is about 24°C (75°F).

The sun comes out a lot this time of the year in Trieste. People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Valencia this time of the year. In the summer, Valencia often gets around the same amount of sunshine as Trieste. Valencia gets 303 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Trieste receives 288 hours of full sun.

Valencia usually gets less rain in July than Trieste. Valencia gets 9 mm (0.4 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Valencia 25°C (76°F) 
    Trieste 24°C (75°F)

Should I visit Valencia or Trieste in the Autumn?

Both Trieste and Valencia are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities. Many travelers come to Valencia for the hiking trails, the city's sights and attractions, the shopping scene, and the natural beauty of the area.

In October, Valencia is generally a little warmer than Trieste. Temperatures in Valencia average around 19°C (66°F), and Trieste stays around 16°C (60°F).

Valencia usually receives more sunshine than Trieste during autumn. At this time of the year, Valencia gets 198 hours of sunny skies, while Trieste receives 167 hours of full sun.

In October, Valencia usually receives more rain than Trieste. At this time of the year, Valencia gets 94 mm (3.7 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Valencia 19°C (66°F) 
    Trieste 16°C (60°F)

Should I visit Valencia or Trieste in the Winter?

Both Trieste and Valencia during the winter are popular places to visit. Many visitors come to Valencia in the winter for the museums, the shopping scene, and the cuisine.

Valencia is much warmer than Trieste in the winter. The temperature in Valencia is usually 12°C (53°F) in January, and Trieste stays around 5°C (41°F).

In the winter, Valencia often gets more sunshine than Trieste. Valencia gets 162 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Trieste receives 96 hours of full sun.

Valencia usually gets less rain in January than Trieste. Valencia gets 32 mm (1.3 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 71 mm (2.8 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Valencia 12°C (53°F) 
    Trieste 5°C (41°F)

Should I visit Valencia or Trieste in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Valencia and Trieste. Most visitors come to Valencia for the beaches, the activities around the city, and the natural beauty during these months.

In the spring, Valencia is a little warmer than Trieste. Typically, the spring temperatures in Valencia in April are around 15°C (60°F), and Trieste is about 13°C (56°F).

In Valencia, it's very sunny this time of the year. Valencia usually receives more sunshine than Trieste during spring. At this time of the year, Valencia gets 213 hours of sunny skies, while Trieste receives 177 hours of full sun.

In April, Valencia usually receives less rain than Trieste. At this time of the year, Valencia gets 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain, while Trieste receives 87 mm (3.4 in) of rain.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Valencia 15°C (60°F) 
    Trieste 13°C (56°F)

Typical Weather for Trieste and Valencia

Valencia Trieste
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 12°C (53°F) 32 mm (1.3 in) 5°C (41°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Feb 12°C (54°F) 30 mm (1.2 in) 7°C (44°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Mar 14°C (56°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 9°C (49°F) 77 mm (3 in)
Apr 15°C (60°F) 40 mm (1.6 in) 13°C (56°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
May 18°C (65°F) 33 mm (1.3 in) 18°C (64°F) 81 mm (3.2 in)
Jun 22°C (71°F) 23 mm (0.9 in) 22°C (71°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Jul 25°C (76°F) 9 mm (0.4 in) 24°C (75°F) 71 mm (2.8 in)
Aug 25°C (77°F) 21 mm (0.8 in) 24°C (74°F) 101 mm (4 in)
Sep 23°C (73°F) 47 mm (1.9 in) 20°C (68°F) 102 mm (4 in)
Oct 19°C (66°F) 94 mm (3.7 in) 16°C (60°F) 87 mm (3.4 in)
Nov 15°C (58°F) 57 mm (2.2 in) 10°C (51°F) 114 mm (4.5 in)
Dec 12°C (54°F) 45 mm (1.8 in) 6°C (44°F) 92 mm (3.6 in)


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