Travel budget in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): calculate your travel budget

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 48 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1350* (1134 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 103 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 45 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 3585* (3010 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 147 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 76 per person
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 6053* (5068 €)

* 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 Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in 2021

Cost of living: Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur in 2021 is 24% higher than 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 Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur compared to the national average.

Cities /Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) View Details
Monaco 37% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Monaco
Aix-en-Provence 27% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Aix-en-Provence
Saint-Tropez 26% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Tropez
Nice 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Nice
Antibes 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Antibes
Toulon 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Toulon
Marseille 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Marseille

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Local prices in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur by expense type

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 20/person
($ 15 to $ 96)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 38/person
($ 28 to $ 150)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10.2/person
($ 8.4 to $ 18)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 24)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.6 for 330ml
($ 1.9 to $ 4.8)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.2/cup
($ 2.5 to $ 6)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.1/can
($ 1.8 to $ 20)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 11)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur costs 13% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 35 to $ 119)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 88/night
($ 65 to $ 302)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 118/night
($ 83 to $ 317)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 176/night
($ 83 to $ 487)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 388/night
($ 299 to $ 961)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 85/month
($ 61 to $ 128)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 259/month
($ 61 to $ 869)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 179/month
($ 71 to $ 630)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 175/month
($ 63 to $ 599)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 218/month
($ 90 to $ 1272)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur costs 4% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 3)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.8/500g
($ 1.6 to $ 4.2)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.7/12 eggs
($ 2.7 to $ 7.2)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 23)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 12)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.5/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.2)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2 to $ 7.2)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
($ 0.6 to $ 3)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is 51% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 3.2)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 1.8 to $ 6)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 3.2)

154% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.6
($ 3.6 to $ 18)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 202)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is 31% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 9.6 to $ 24)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 27/hr
($ 8.4 to $ 72)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera): Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is 57% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 15)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 96
($ 30 to $ 239)

111% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 47
($ 12 to $ 96)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Nice
London → Nice
London → Nice
$ 146
(fair price: $ 97)
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
$ 96
(fair price: $ 70)
New York City → Nice
New York City → Nice
New York City → Nice
$ 787
(fair price: $ 548)
Dublin → Nice
Dublin → Nice
Dublin → Nice
$ 139
(fair price: $ 115)
Manchester → Nice
Manchester → Nice
Manchester → Nice
$ 188
(fair price: $ 157)
Los Angeles → Nice
Los Angeles  → Nice
Los Angeles  → Nice
$ 845
(fair price: $ 700)


About the information on the cost of living in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

The information about the cost of living in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur updated on 01-07-2015.

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