Travel budget in French Riviera and Provence

French Riviera and Provence: calculate your travel budget

French Riviera and Provence: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in French Riviera and Provence for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 7.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1741* (1624 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 3704* (3430 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 160 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 73 per person
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 6030* (5586 €)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).



Cost of living in French Riviera and Provence in 2024

Cost of living: French Riviera and Provence VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in French Riviera and Provence in 2024 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in French Riviera and Provence by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in French Riviera and Provence compared to the national average.

Cities /French Riviera and Provence View Details
Monaco 59% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Monaco
Nice 17% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Nice
Marseille 16% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Marseille
Saint-Tropez 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Tropez
Antibes 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Antibes
Cannes 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Cannes
Toulon 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Toulon

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Local prices in French Riviera and Provence by expense type

French Riviera and Provence: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in French Riviera and Provence costs 4% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
($ 13 to $ 38)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 38/person
($ 22 to $ 119)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 8.6 to $ 15)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.2 for 500ml
($ 3.2 to $ 22)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.4)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
($ 2.7 to $ 8.6)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.1/can
($ 1.6 to $ 11)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2/bottle
($ 0.9 to $ 10)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

French Riviera and Provence: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in French Riviera and Provence costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 44 to $ 1110)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 104/night
($ 48 to $ 562)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 158
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 132/night
($ 58 to $ 677)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 231
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 187/night
($ 78 to $ 838)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 309
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 402/night
($ 92 to $ 1481)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 484
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 128/month
($ 35 to $ 1127)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 167/month
($ 49 to $ 1049)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 244
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 196/month
($ 59 to $ 1130)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 213
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 158/month
($ 62 to $ 673)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 225
Family room
Family room
$ 248/month
($ 64 to $ 1325)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 217

French Riviera and Provence: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in French Riviera and Provence costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 7.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 5.4)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.2/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 7.8)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 7.6 to $ 33)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.9)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.6/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 8.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.8)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.3 to $ 2.2)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

French Riviera and Provence: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in French Riviera and Provence is 23% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.5 to $ 2.7)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.1/km
($ 1.4 to $ 5.4)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.9/litre
($ 1.8 to $ 2.3)

104% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.9
($ 2.2 to $ 10)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 58/24hrs
($ 8.6 to $ 325)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

French Riviera and Provence: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in French Riviera and Provence costs 8% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 6.5 to $ 17)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
($ 7 to $ 49)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

French Riviera and Provence: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in French Riviera and Provence is 33% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 8.6 to $ 17)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 97
($ 22 to $ 195)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 43
($ 22 to $ 109)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Nice
New York City → Nice
New York City → Nice
$ 925
(fair price: $ 689)
London → Nice
London → Nice
London → Nice
$ 99
(fair price: $ 75)
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
$ 99
(fair price: $ 69)
Dublin → Nice
Dublin → Nice
Dublin → Nice
$ 129
(fair price: $ 100)
New York City → Marseille
New York City → Marseille
New York City → Marseille
$ 765
(fair price: $ 626)
Los Angeles → Nice
Los Angeles  → Nice
Los Angeles  → Nice
$ 885
(fair price: $ 721)

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About the information on the cost of living in French Riviera and Provence

The information about the cost of living in French Riviera and Provence shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in French Riviera and Provence updated on 01-07-2015.

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