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

Should you visit Vigo or Lugo?

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 Vigo and Lugo. 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: Vigo or Lugo?

Vigo

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.

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.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 10-Day Tours from Madrid, The Best 10-Day Tours from Barcelona, The Best 2-Week Tours from Madrid, and The Best 2-Week Tours from Barcelona.


Which place is cheaper, Lugo or Vigo?

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

The average daily cost (per person) in Vigo is €99, 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 Vigo and Lugo in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Vigo 43
    Lugo 50
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Vigo 86
    Lugo 100
Compare Hotels in Vigo and Lugo

Looking for a hotel in Vigo 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 Vigo


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: Vigo Hotel Prices and Lugo Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Vigo 37
    Lugo 20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Vigo

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Vigo:

  • One-Way Private Transfer From/To Vigo Airport: $55
  • Private Transfer from Vigo Cruise Port to Porto Airport (OPO): $43
  • Private Transfer from Vigo Cruise Port to Porto Hotels: $43

Is it cheaper to fly into Vigo or Lugo?

Prices for flights to both Lugo 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.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Vigo 35
    Lugo 34

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Vigo

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

  • Gourmet Hands on Cooking Class in Galicia with the Chef: $165

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Vigo 10
    Lugo 13

Tours and Activities in Vigo

Some specific costs of activities, tours, and entrance tickets for Vigo are as follows:

  • GROUP walking tour in Vigo: $1.11
  • Walking Tour in Pontevedra: $1.11
  • Vigo Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $4.47
  • Pontevedra Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.14
  • Vigo Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour: $9.14
  • Self-Guided Audio Tour - The Secrets of Pontevedra: $10
  • Self-Guided Audio Tour - Squares of Pontevedra: $10
  • Discovering Vigo Quest Experience: $11
  • Ticket/Photo-Theme Park and Virtual Activity in Vigo: $17
  • Monumental Morning Walking Tour in Pontevedra: $18
  • Afternoon Walking Tour in Pontevedra: $18
  • Night Walking Tour of Pontevedra: $21

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Vigo 5.71
    Lugo 16


When comparing the travel costs between Vigo and Lugo, we can see that Vigo is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Europe, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

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


Which is Bigger, Vigo or Lugo?

Vigo has a larger population, and is about 3 times larger than the population of Lugo. When comparing the sizes of Vigo and Lugo, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Vigo or Lugo?

Both destinations experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. And since both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Vigo or Lugo in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Vigo and Lugo.

Vigo is a little warmer than Lugo in the summer. The daily temperature in Vigo averages around 21°C (70°F) in July, and Lugo fluctuates around 19°C (66°F).

People are often attracted to the plentiful sunshine in Lugo this time of the year. In Vigo, it's very sunny this time of the year. Vigo usually receives more sunshine than Lugo during summer. Vigo gets 299 hours of sunny skies, while Lugo receives 248 hours of full sun in the summer.

In July, Vigo usually receives more rain than Lugo. Vigo gets 37 mm (1.5 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 25 mm (1 in) of rain each month for the summer.


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Vigo 21°C (70°F) 
    Lugo 19°C (66°F)

Should I visit Vigo or Lugo in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Vigo as well as Lugo.

In the autumn, Vigo is around the same temperature as Lugo. Typically, the autumn temperatures in Vigo in October average around 17°C (62°F), and Lugo averages at about 16°C (61°F).

In the autumn, Vigo often gets more sunshine than Lugo. Vigo gets 174 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Lugo receives 155 hours of full sun.

It's quite rainy in Lugo. Vigo receives a lot of rain in the autumn. Vigo usually gets more rain in October than Lugo. Vigo gets 164 mm (6.5 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 104 mm (4.1 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Vigo 17°C (62°F) 
    Lugo 16°C (61°F)

Should I visit Vigo or Lugo in the Winter?

Both Lugo and Vigo are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities.

In January, Vigo is generally around the same temperature as Lugo. Daily temperatures in Vigo average around 10°C (50°F), and Lugo fluctuates around 11°C (51°F).

Vigo usually receives around the same amount of sunshine as Lugo during winter. Vigo gets 110 hours of sunny skies, while Lugo receives 103 hours of full sun in the winter.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Lugo. It's quite rainy in Vigo. In January, Vigo usually receives more rain than Lugo. Vigo gets 232 mm (9.1 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 131 mm (5.2 in) of rain each month for the winter.


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Vigo 10°C (50°F) 
    Lugo 11°C (51°F)

Should I visit Vigo or Lugo in the Spring?

Both Lugo and Vigo during the spring are popular places to visit.

Vigo is around the same temperature as Lugo in the spring. The daily temperature in Vigo averages around 13°C (56°F) in April, and Lugo fluctuates around 13°C (55°F).

In the spring, Vigo often gets more sunshine than Lugo. Vigo gets 198 hours of sunny skies this time of year, while Lugo receives 167 hours of full sun.

It rains a lot this time of the year in Vigo. Vigo usually gets more rain in April than Lugo. Vigo gets 125 mm (4.9 in) of rain, while Lugo receives 83 mm (3.3 in) of rain this time of the year.


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Vigo 13°C (56°F) 
    Lugo 13°C (55°F)

Typical Weather for Lugo and Vigo

Vigo Lugo
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 10°C (50°F) 232 mm (9.1 in) 11°C (51°F) 131 mm (5.2 in)
Feb 11°C (52°F) 230 mm (9.1 in) 11°C (52°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Mar 12°C (54°F) 160 mm (6.3 in) 12°C (53°F) 86 mm (3.4 in)
Apr 13°C (56°F) 125 mm (4.9 in) 13°C (55°F) 83 mm (3.3 in)
May 16°C (60°F) 137 mm (5.4 in) 15°C (58°F) 78 mm (3.1 in)
Jun 19°C (66°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 17°C (62°F) 49 mm (1.9 in)
Jul 21°C (70°F) 37 mm (1.5 in) 19°C (66°F) 25 mm (1 in)
Aug 21°C (69°F) 34 mm (1.3 in) 19°C (67°F) 29 mm (1.1 in)
Sep 20°C (68°F) 118 mm (4.6 in) 19°C (65°F) 62 mm (2.4 in)
Oct 17°C (62°F) 164 mm (6.5 in) 16°C (61°F) 104 mm (4.1 in)
Nov 13°C (55°F) 186 mm (7.3 in) 13°C (55°F) 116 mm (4.6 in)
Dec 11°C (51°F) 228 mm (9 in) 11°C (52°F) 128 mm (5 in)