Currency

euro (€)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €50

  • Dorm bed: €15–22
  • Basic hotel room for two: from €35
  • Lunch special at a family-run restaurant: €8–10
  • Second-class train ticket from Lisbon to Faro: from €23

Midrange: €50–120

  • Double room in a midrange hotel: €50–100
  • Lunch or dinner in a midrange restaurant: €22–40
  • Admission to museums: €3–8

Top end: More than €120

  • Boutique hotel room: from €120
  • Dinner for two in a top restaurant: from €80
  • Three-day surf course: €150

Bargaining

Gentle haggling is common in markets (less so in produce markets); in all other instances you’re expected to pay the stated price.

Money

There’s an ATM at the train station and in the tourism office as well as others scattered about town.