How expensive is Catalonia?
How much does a trip to Catalonia cost? Is Catalonia expensive? The average Catalonia trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Catalonia prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.
While meal prices in Catalonia can vary, the average cost of food in Catalonia is €30 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Catalonia should cost around €12 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Catalonia is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
The cost of a taxi ride in Catalonia is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent €18 per person, per day, on local transportation in Catalonia.
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Catalonia On a Budget
Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Catalonia is a famous autonomous community in Spain. It is situated in the northeastern part of the country and consists of four provinces. The provinces consist of Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona. Barcelona is not only the capital of Catalonia, but is also the biggest city in the region. Because Barcelona is such a large city and Catalonias long history of international trade, the area is a very popular tourist destination. Another reason for Catalonias success is its temperate climate. Two other reasons that make Catalonia different from other areas in Spain are, people speak Catalan, Spanish and Aranese, and its climate has both beaches and mountain ranges.
There are many popular attractions in Catalonia that you can visit during your stay in Spain. If you are looking for beaches, one of the most popular ones is Costa Dorada, in the province of Tarragona. Another popular event in Tarragona is the annual human tower competition, where teams of over 100 people work together to make the largest human tower. If you are interested in historic architecture, you should meander on over to Girona, where you can tour the Jewish Quarter. Or if you enjoy mountainous regions, you should visit Lleida. One of the major attractions there is the old cathedral from the 12-15th century. Finally, if you are into city life, shopping, and incredible restaurants, Barcelona is for you! Not to mention its abundance of modernist architecture, specifically works by the famous Antoni Gaudi.
What to eat in Catalonia? The cuisine found in this region is typically Mediterranean. It mostly consists of fresh vegetables, wheat products, cheese, poultry, lamb, a variety of fish and a heavy use of pork. It is common that much of Catalonias food includes both sweet and savory flavors, along with pork based stews and sauces.
As far as finding you way around Catalonia, there are six different airports within this region. Therefore, it should be easy and reasonably cheap to fly between the different airports. Besides flying, the best form of transportation is by railway. The high speed rail (AVE) now runs between Madrid, Lleida, Tarragona and Barcelona. There are also a variety of other railways that travel all throughout Spain in addition to AVE. Finally Catalonia has a very effective public transportation system including the metro, buses and trams.
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