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Money and costs

Currency
Euro (€)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated February 21, 2019 12:39PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
€130
  • Dorm bed: €18–30
  • Double room in a budget hotel: €90
  • Admission to many attractions first Sunday of month: free
  • Lunch menus (set meals): less than €20
  • Public transport: €1.60–7.50
Midrange
€130–220
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: €90–190
  • Lunch menus in gourmet restaurants: €20–40
  • Car hire: €35–80
Top end (more than)
€220
  • Double room in a top-end hotel: €190–350
  • Top restaurant dinner: menu €65, à la carte €100–150
  • Opera tickets: €15–150

ATMs at every airport, most train stations and on every second street corner in towns and cities. Visa, MasterCard and Amex widely accepted.

Tipping

  • Hotels €1 to €2 per bag is standard; gratuity for cleaning staff completely at your discretion.

  • Bars No tips for drinks served at bar; round to nearest euro for drinks served at table.

  • Restaurants For decent service 10%.

  • Pubic toilets For super-clean, sparkling toilets with music, €0.50 at most.

  • Tours For excellent guides, €1 to €2 per person.