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Basque Country, Spain

How much does it cost to travel to Basque Country?

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How much money will you need for your trip to Basque Country? You should plan to spend around €119 ($125) per day on your vacation in Basque Country, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €38 ($40) on meals for one day and €26 ($27) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Basque Country for a couple is €114 ($120). So, a trip to Basque Country for two people for one week costs on average €1,661 ($1,756). 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
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Basque Country for one week usually costs around €831 for one person. So, a trip to Basque Country for two people costs around €1,661 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs €3,322 in Basque Country. 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 Basque Country can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Basque Country? How much money do I need for Basque Country?

How much does a trip to Basque Country cost? Is Basque Country cheap or expensive? The average Basque Country trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Basque Country prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers to find the price of travel in the area.

Accommodation Budget in Basque Country
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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Basque Country is €57. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Basque Country is €114. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

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

Hotel Prices in Basque Country

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Transportation Budget in Basque Country
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Basque Country is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €26 per person, per day, on local transportation in Basque Country.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Basque Country
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Rental Cars in Basque Country
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Food Budget in Basque Country
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  • While meal prices in Basque Country can vary, the average cost of food in Basque Country is €38 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Basque Country should cost around €15 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Basque Country is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Basque Country
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  • Entertainment and activities in Basque Country typically cost an average of €30 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. 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 Basque Country
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  • The average person spends about €20 on alcoholic beverages in Basque Country per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Water Budget in Basque Country
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  • On average, people spend €1.42 on bottled water in Basque Country per day. The public water in Basque Country is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Basque Country On a Budget
Basque Country Basque Coastline, Spain
Upon its lush green hills that tower over the deep blue waves of the Atlantic Ocean, you will find its perfected oceanic climate and breathtaking landscape to be only the beginning of Basque Country, Spain. Basque Country, or Euskadi, is an autonomous community located in northern Spain. This community was based off the Statute of Autonomy of the Basque Country, a legal document that enabled Basque people to develop on Spanish territory. Due to its strong traditional currents in Spanish heritage as well as magnificent architecture, Basque Country is a hotspot for tourists everywhere.
La Concha Beach is probably one of the most popular parts for Basque Country. Though a favorite for tourists, the beach is normally not congested as the expanse of shoreline is great. La Concha's geography can be described as none other than gorgeous. Its ocean has been deemed safe to swim in, allowing people of any age to surf, swim, and celebrate. If you are looking to explore the entire coastline, consider learning about the many tours La Concha offers, including the San Sebastian private walking tour and the small-group, half-day tapas tour from Biarritz to San Sebastian.

Deemed one of the most beautiful spots in the country, take a little adventure around the island of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Located just off the shore of Bay of Biscay, 35 km east from Bilbao, the island is quite extensive with a church located on its highest point in dedication to John the Baptist. It has even been rumored that John the Baptist stepped foot on the island! The path leading to the island is always open, but it should be warned that it is a bit of a hike, so be sure to bring plenty of water and snacks. Nevertheless, don't let this deter you from viewing the majestic island of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe.

If you are looking to shop, eat, and interact with locals, look no further than Parte Vieja, or the Old Part, of Basque Country. Restaurants, shops, tapas bars, churches, and markets are scattered throughout this town to make it a bustling and hustling one. As well, the Old Part is a key historical aspect of San Sebastian, surrounded by walls until 1863 and divided into two parishes related to the the Santa Maria and San Vicente churches. There are a number of guided tours provided to fully embrace this part of Basque Country, including an evening pintxo tour with wine, bicycle tour, and cooking classes.
Food and Dining
If you find yourself growing a bit hungry, feel free to stop at Eneperi for a bite to eat. Established in 1994, the restaurant prides itself on fresh-tasting food from the sea, with its menu including fish, vegetables, and other meats only provided by local producers of Basque Country, as well as quality wines to sniff and sip. Besides the restaurant, Eneperi also offers a pub, brewery, and neat museum where you can gaze and study the ancient utensils used by the inhabitants from Basque country a long time ago.

In order to get around this gorgeous piece of land, intricate bus, metro and train networks have been created among and between the cities, and are well signposted for your convenience. Train stations are relatively easy to navigate around and the cost is minimal. However, if you are looking for a more convenient but expensive way, taxis are always readily available throughout the region in most cities. No matter what method of travel you choose, you will have a blast in Basque Country!


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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.

Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. Created by avid travelers Laurie and Bryan, our goal is to help you plan your next trip on the right budget. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, plus an analysis of hotel and tour prices, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. We also have plenty of travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.

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