Should you visit Vigo or Lastres?
Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the prices of travel for Vigo and Lastres. 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. So, let's dig into it.
Originally a small fishing town, Vigo has grown to become the most populated municipality in the region of Galicia in northwestern Spain. Remnants of the old world still exist in its historic center architecture and plazas, while the commodities of a modern city have blended into its boundaries. The old center remains the hub of activity with plenty to see and do, shopping and dining included.
A city by the sea, Lastres (or Llastres) started out as a small fishing and whaling village accessible only by a dangerous path over cliffs. Today, it is still known as the "beautiful village of Asturias," with breathtaking views of the sea, streets full of historic charm, and a grand chain of mountains just inland. It is the perfect little getaway for someone wanting to bask in the beauty of nature with all the comforts of civilization at hand.
Which city is cheaper, Lastres or Vigo?
These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.
The average daily cost (per person) in Vigo is €80, while the average daily cost in Lastres 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 city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Vigo and Lastres in more detail.
Accommodation prices vary by location and style, but travelers pay on average about €70 for a double occupancy room in Vigo.
If you're traveling alone, you may be able to find a budget hotel or hostel for around €62. But for two people in a standard two-person hotel room in Lastres the cost is €124 on average.
On average, meal and food prices in Vigo cost around €28 per person, per day. While this price can vary widely by location, the type of restaurant, and the amount of food ordered, a typical meal often costs around €11.
While meal prices in Lastres can vary, the average travelers spends about €33 per day on food. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out, an average meal in Lastres should cost around €13 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Lastres is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
Meals for one day
The average price of local transportation around Vigo is €30 per person, per day. As this average includes both taxis and public transport, keep in mind that the prices of private drivers and taxis are significantly more expensive than public transportation.
The average price of local transportation around Lastres is €15 per person, per day. As this average includes both taxis and public transport, keep in mind that the prices of private drivers and taxis are significantly more expensive than public transportation.
Hired Cars and Shuttles in Vigo
Some specific examples of transportation prices in Vigo:
Private Transfer From/To Vigo Airport:
Is it cheaper to fly into Vigo or Lastres?
Prices for flights to both Lastres and Vigo 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.
Vigo's costs for entertainment, tickets, attractions, and tours will often cost around €8.00 per person, per day. This cost can vary widely by the type of activity, however, as this includes admission tickets, day tours, museums, and other things to do.
Lastres's costs for entertainment, tickets, attractions, and tours will often cost around €16 per person, per day. This cost can vary widely by the type of activity, however, as this includes admission tickets, day tours, museums, and other things to do.
Tours and Activities in Vigo
Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Vigo are as follows:
Private walking tour in Vigo:
Vigo and Bayona Tour:
Vigo Secrets Walking Tour:
Vigo Shore Excursion: Small Group Santiago De Compostela Full Day Tour:
Tuy and Baiona Private Day Tour from Vigo Port:
Full Day Santiago de Compostela Private Tour from Vigo:
Santiago de Compostela and A Coruña Private Tour:
Vigo Private City Tour with Hotel or Port Pick-up:
Santiago de Compostela Private Tour from Vigo with Hotel or Port Pick-up:
The average person spends about €4.57 on alcoholic beverages in Vigo 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 Lastres may vary from person to person, on average a person spends €15 per day on alcoholic beverages.
Sample the Local Flavors in Vigo
Also in Vigo, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:
Albariño trails Private Wine Tour/Shore excursion from Vigo:
When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Vigo and Lastres, we can see that Lastres is more expensive. And not only is Vigo much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Vigo would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Vigo 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 Lastres would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Lastres than you might in Vigo.
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