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Catalonia, Spain

How much does it cost to travel to Catalonia?

You should plan to spend around $182 (€168) per day on your vacation in Catalonia. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $47 (€43) on meals
  • $24 (€22) on local transportation
  • $209 (€194) on hotels

A one week trip to Catalonia for two people costs, on average, $2,542 (€2,358). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

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
    $182
    168
  • One Week Per person
    $1,271
    1,179
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $2,542
    2,358
  • One Month Per person
    $5,446
    5,053
  • One Week For a couple
    $2,542
    2,358
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $5,083
    4,716
  • One Month For a couple
    $10,893
    10,106
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Catalonia cost?

A one week trip to Catalonia usually costs around $1,271 (€1,179) for one person and $2,542 (€2,358) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Catalonia on average costs around $2,542 (€2,358) for one person and $5,083 (€4,716) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per 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 Catalonia will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Catalonia on average costs around $5,446 (€5,053) for one person and $10,893 (€10,106) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Catalonia has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Catalonia expensive to visit?

Prices in Catalonia are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Catalonia is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to many other destinations.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Catalonia Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Catalonia?

The average Catalonia trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Catalonia travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 194 ($209)
Local Transportation 1 22 ($24)
Food 2 43 ($47)
Entertainment 1 32 ($35)
Tips and Handouts 1 4 - 11 ($4 - 12)
Alcohol 2 10 - 31 ($11 - 33)
Accommodation Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Catalonia is $104 (€97). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Catalonia is $209 (€194). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $104
    97
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $209
    194

Hotel Prices in Catalonia

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Transportation Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The cost of a taxi ride in Catalonia is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $24 (€22) per person, per day, on local transportation in Catalonia.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $24
    22

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Food Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Catalonia can vary, the average cost of food in Catalonia is $47 (€43) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Catalonia should cost around $19 (€17) 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.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $47
    43

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Entertainment Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Catalonia typically cost an average of $35 (€32) 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.
    $35
    32

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Catalonia is $8.00 (€7.43) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Catalonia is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $8.00
    7.43


Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Unfortunately, bad things can happen on a trip. Well, you've just got to deal with it! The average price for a scam, robbery, or mishap in Catalonia is $1.47 (€1.37), as reported by travelers.


  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1
    $1.47
    1.37


Alcohol Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $22 (€20) on alcoholic beverages in Catalonia per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $22
    20

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Water Budget in Catalonia
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • On average, people spend $1.94 (€1.80) on bottled water in Catalonia per day. The public water in Catalonia is considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $1.94
    1.80


Catalonia On a Budget
Catalonia 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 Catalonia’s long history of international trade, the area is a very popular tourist destination. Another reason for Catalonia’s 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.
Sights
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.

Food and Dining
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 Catalonia’s food includes both sweet and savory flavors, along with pork based stews and sauces.

Transportation
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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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. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.