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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
€80
  • Dorm bed: €16–36
  • Sandwich: €5–8
  • Trattoria dinner: €20
  • Coffee standing at bar: €1
Midrange
€80–200
  • Midrange-hotel double room: €110–200
  • Restaurant meal: €35
  • Aperitivo: €10
  • Admission to museums: €5–20
Top end (more than)
€200
  • Top-end-hotel double room: €200 and over
  • Dinner of Modern Tuscan cuisine: €50
  • Coffee sitting on a cafe terrace: €4
  • Tour guide for two hours: €140

ATMs widely available. Credit cards accepted in most hotels and many restaurants.

Tipping

  • Taxis Round the fare up to the nearest euro.

  • Restaurants Many locals don't tip waiters, but most visitors leave 10% to 15% if there's no service charge.

  • Cafes Leave a coin (as little as €0.10 is acceptable) if you drank your coffee at the counter or 10% if you sat at a table.

  • Hotels Bellhops usually expect €1 to €2 per bag; it's not necessary to tip the concierge, cleaners or front-desk staff.