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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Double room in a B&B or budget hotel: €60–80
  • Pizza or pasta: €15–20
  • Bus or train tickets: €5–10
  • Double room in a hotel: €80–150
  • Lunch and dinner in local restaurants: €30–60
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in a four- or five-star hotel: from €150
  • Lunch and dinner in top restaurants €60–120

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


  • Restaurants Most have a cover charge (coperto, around €2), and some also levy a service charge (servizio, 10% to 15%). If there is no service charge, consider rounding the bill up.

  • Bars In cafes people often place a €0.10 or €0.20 coin on the bar when ordering coffee. Consider leaving small change when ordering drinks.

  • Taxis Optional, but most people round up to the nearest euro.