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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
€60
  • Budget hotel room (with shared bathroom): €25–35
  • Excellent markets and supermarkets for self-caterers
  • Check out museums with free entry, parks, churches and walks
Midrange
€60–150
  • Double room in midrange hotel: €55–80
  • Three-course meal in midrange restaurant: €25, plus wine
  • Top museums, galleries and sights: average €6
Top end (more than)
€150
  • Four-star hotel room: €100
  • Fine dining for lunch and dinner
  • Car rental from €20 per day

The most convenient way to bring your money is in the form of a debit or credit card, with some extra cash for use in case of an emergency.

Tipping

Not obligatory but most people at least leave some small change if they’re satisfied; 5% is normally fine and 10% considered generous. Porters will generally be happy with €1. Taxi drivers don’t have to be tipped but a little rounding up won’t go amiss.