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Sopron, Gyor-Moson-Sopron megye, Hungary

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How much money will you need for your trip to Sopron? You should plan to spend around Ft19,202 ($52) per day on your vacation in Sopron, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, Ft7,077 ($19) on meals for one day and Ft6,278 ($17) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Sopron for a couple is Ft17,158 ($46). So, a trip to Sopron for two people for one week costs on average Ft268,823 ($725). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

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A vacation to Sopron for one week usually costs around Ft134,412 for one person. So, a trip to Sopron for two people costs around Ft268,823 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs Ft537,646 in Sopron. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Sopron can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

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How much does a trip to Sopron cost? Is Sopron expensive? The average Sopron trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Sopron prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Sopron
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Sopron is Ft8,579. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Sopron is Ft17,158.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotels in Sopron

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Transportation Budget in Sopron
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Sopron is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent Ft6,278 per person, per day, on local transportation in Sopron.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Sopron
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Rental Cars in Sopron
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Food Budget in Sopron
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  • While meal prices in Sopron can vary, the average cost of food in Sopron is Ft7,077 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Sopron should cost around Ft2,831 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Sopron is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Sopron
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  • Entertainment and activities in Sopron typically cost an average of Ft1,628 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Sopron
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  • The average person spends about Ft1,666 on alcoholic beverages in Sopron per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Sopron On a Budget
Sopron is a city in northwestern Hungary, located right on the Austrian border at the foot of the Alps near Lake Neusiedl.
Known as one of the most historic places in Hungary, Sopron is unique from the rest of Hungary due to its having been relatively untouched by conquerors, rulers, invaders, and war. Unlike the rest of Hungary, the city was not ravaged by the Mongols in the 13th century, not taken by the Turks in the 16th or 17th centuries, and it was left virtually unscathed by the Austrians during the imposition of Habsburg Imperial rule. The city even managed to avoid the worst excesses of the fighting at the end of World War II. As a result, most of Sopron's historic architecture remains intact and central to its identity.

The most famous of these landmarks is perhaps the Firewatch tower, built in the 12th century. Originally meant as a structure for guards to watch for fire, the guards also blew trumpets every fifteen minutes to keep the city informed of the time. Today, a climb up to the tower's Baroque balcony will offer views over the rest of Sopron's Belvaros (or inner city). Also in this historic part of the city is the City Hall which was built in 1896, in the year of the Hungarian Millennium. It is located across from the Storno House, a famous Baroque residence which has past hands through a number of powerful families. Today the first floor of the building serves as a local history museum, while the second floor showcases the last owner's (Storno family) antiques with a collection of 19th century art and furniture. The house is situated on a corner with richly decorated bay windows and an arched doorway with a coat of arms situated between Tuscan half pillars.

Other attractions in the main square include the Central Mining Museum which exhibits Sopron's mining tradition which dates back to the 18th century, the Holy Trinity Statue which exemplifies the ornate Hungarian Baroque style, the Church of Saint Michael whose tower stands at the highest point in town, and the Goat Church named for a legend where it is said that the church was built thanks to the treasure unearthed by a goat herd.

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The historic town of Sopron is centered on Fo ter square, designed in the Baroque style and home to the most important landmarks like the City Hall, Firewatch tower, and the main Roman Catholic Church. This area is what remains of the area's rich medieval architecture, a rare find in war-torn Hungary. It attracts visitors every year from just over the border in Austria to further abroad for its quaint beauty that has lasted the ages, as well as for its shopping which is cheaper than in Austria.

The best way to experience Sopron is to explore the medieval center on foot, appreciating each historic building and taking in the intricate details of the Baroque courtyards and sculptural work. Each structure serves as a glimpse into the past with its historic architecture.

In addition to sight-seeing, Sopron is also known for its location as a wine-producing region. Some of its signature wines use grapes which include Kekfrankos for red wine and Traminer (Gewurztraminer) for white wine.
Food and Dining
Cuisine of Hungary is primarily based on meats, seasonal vegetables, fruits, fresh bread, dairy products, and cheeses. Paprika is used generously in cooking and is considered the national spice. Goulash, a soup or stew of meat and vegetables and seasoned with paprika and other spices, is especially popular and common throughout Hungary. Other specialties include stuffed peppers, cabbage rolls, roasted meats, and casseroles, as well as a hot and spicy fish soup called halaszle, a chilled sour cherry soup called hideg meggyleves, and Hungarian crepes called palacsinta which can be stuffed with jam, cheese, raisins, or meat. In Sopron, there are plenty of restaurants, especially in the city center, most serving Hungarian cuisine though there are some Austrian specialties and Viennese fare as well. Also be sure to try the famous regional wine, called Kekfrankos.

Hungary's main international airports are Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Budapest (formerly Budapest Ferihegy International Airport) and Airport Debrecen in Debrecen. Since Sopron is close to the Austrian border, however, it is easier to fly into the international airport in Vienna (about 65 kilometers away) or the one in Bratislava (100 kilometers away). From Vienna, Sopron is connected by train every hour with a journey that takes about an hour and twenty minutes. It is the second to last stop on the line from Vienna to Deutschkreutz. Another option is to drive from Vienna to Sopron on A2 until the Traiskirchen intersection, then on A3 until the Eisenstadt intersection, and on B16 to Sopron.

Train and Bus Prices
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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