Travel Budget for Viseu

Distrito de Viseu, Portugal

How much does it cost to travel to Viseu?

How much money will you need for your trip to Viseu? You should plan to spend around €79 ($82) per day on your vacation in Viseu, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €25 ($26) on meals for one day and €15 ($16) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Viseu for a couple is €83 ($87). So, a trip to Viseu for two people for one week costs on average €1,101 ($1,147). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
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  • One Week For a couple
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A vacation to Viseu for one week usually costs around €551 for one person. So, a trip to Viseu for two people costs around €1,101 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €2,202 in Viseu. 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 Viseu can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Viseu? How much money do I need for Viseu?

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

Accommodation Budget in Viseu
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Viseu is €42. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Viseu is €83.

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

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Transportation Budget in Viseu
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Viseu is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €15 per person, per day, on local transportation in Viseu.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Viseu
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Rental Cars in Viseu
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Food Budget in Viseu
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  • While meal prices in Viseu can vary, the average cost of food in Viseu is €25 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Viseu should cost around €9.83 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Viseu is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Viseu
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  • Entertainment and activities in Viseu typically cost an average of €19 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 Viseu
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  • The average person spends about €6.17 on alcoholic beverages in Viseu per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Viseu On a Budget
Viseu Viseu, Portugal
Viseu is the beautiful capital city of the Centro Region of Portugal, located northeast of Lisbon. The city, which is situated in the center of the famous Dao wine region, offers stunning natural scenery and beautiful ancient architecture. The best time to visit Viseu is during the summer from June through September when temperatures tend to range from 75-85° Fahrenheit and there is less rain. From October-May, temperatures tend to stay between 45-60° F and rainfall is at its highest.
Viseu is an ancient city with a history of Roman occupation, evidence of which can be found at the ancient Roman Gate in the Viseu Old Town. The Roman Gate is the perfect place to begin a walking tour through the Old Town, or Centro Historico, where you'll find winding cobbled streets and secret alleyways with hidden restaurants and shops at their ends. At the Adro da Se square, you'll find the Misericordia Church which features a stunning Rococo façade, including blue azulejos tiles and statues.

Outside of Viseu is the small town of Mangualde, where you'll find the 18th century Palacio dos Condes de Anadia and the Old District. The Old District features lovely granite houses which surround the large bell tower situated in the center of the district. Here, you'll also find the AF Gallery, considered to be one of the best kept secrets in the area. The Gallery features some of the finest quality art and master crafts from artists all over the world.
Viseu is a fairly large city, divided between the Old Town and the New Town. In the Old Town, you'll find ancient architecture, delicious traditional restaurants, and lovely little shops. The New Town is home to the universities and more modern shopping malls. Near Viseu are a few more ancient cities that make for perfect day trips.

Nelas: Home to the stunning Shrine of our Lady of Viso and the Church of the Savior.

Mangaulde: Offers a beautiful Old District, Palaces, and delicious traditional restaurants.

Tondela: Here, you'll find the St. Euphemia Chapel, the Crossbowmen Lands Museum, and the Caramulo Museum.

Some of the best activities in Viseu involve the beautiful landscapes of the area, such as mountain biking and rock climbing. At the Caramulo Mountain, you can hike the well marked trails and enjoy the breathtaking views. After your hike, take a relaxing dip in the Sao Pedro do Sul thermal baths located just outside of the city. Near the thermal baths is the Serra de Sai Macario mountain which has many different hiking and walking trails. Some of the most famous trails are actually ancient paths which pilgrims used to take to the top of the mountain to celebrate Saint Macarius. No matter which path you choose, you'll always be met with incredible views of the surrounding area.
Food and Dining
Viseu is the ideal place to experience some of the best food and wine Portugal has to offer, with restaurants throughout the area offering traditional and delicious dishes. Maranhos, a pork, goat, and rice haggis, and Cozido a Portuguesa, a thick stew, are two of the more popular dishes in the area. Chilis, honey, and Serra da Estrela cheese are popularly incorporated into many dishes, especially desserts! And with Viseu being situated right in the center of the Dao Wine region, you can't go wrong with some of the delicious Dao wine with your meal. Also check out Coral beer, Bairrada wine, and Bucelas wine, which are all local options.

You will not have a problem finding great restaurant options in Viseu; they have everything from small traditional cafes to high end restaurants. The student population in Viseu has also brought more international fare to the scene, which you can find the majority of in the New Town near the university campuses.

The nearest international airport is the Porto Airport located about a two-hour drive away. The small airport in town only takes small, private, aircrafts. There are many long distance coaches from major cities which take you into Viseu, although the roads are very easy to drive so renting a car is a good option as well. If you prefer train, you can take the train into Mangaulde then a bus or coach to Viseu.

When exploring Viseu, you can easily get around on foot, although having a car is helpful for going to the nearby towns. In Viseu, there is tram which connects the Old Town to the New Town.

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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