Travel budget and cost of living in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

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/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 45 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1265* (1064 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 104 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3474* (2912 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 146 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 71 per person
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 5835* (4886 €)

* 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/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in 2019

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

On average, the cost of living in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in 2019 is 13% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) compared to the national average.

Cities /Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) View Details
Monaco 29% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Monaco
Aix-en-Provence 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Aix-en-Provence
Saint-Tropez 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Tropez
Antibes 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Antibes
Miramas 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Miramas
Cannes 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Cannes
Marseille 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Marseille
Toulon 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Toulon
Nice 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Nice

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Local prices in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) by expense type

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

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) is 18% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 15 to $ 66)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 36/person
($ 28 to $ 72)

27% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 8.4 to $ 18)

29% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.5 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 11)

52% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.9 to $ 4.8)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.1/cup
($ 2.9 to $ 7.9)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.9/can
($ 1.8 to $ 8.4)

50% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.8/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 4.8)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

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

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) costs 12% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 35 to $ 103)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 90/night
($ 61 to $ 434)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 119/night
($ 82 to $ 337)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 173/night
($ 73 to $ 510)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 256
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 395/night
($ 298 to $ 5106)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 84/month
($ 60 to $ 113)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 127
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 277/month
($ 57 to $ 1307)

71% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 194/month
($ 66 to $ 2836)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 196/month
($ 59 to $ 1194)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 210

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

On average, the price of supermarket food in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) costs 5% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 3)

32% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1.6 to $ 4.2)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 4.8)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.3/12 eggs
($ 3 to $ 7.2)

38% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 17/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 36)

48% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 10.2 to $ 24)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 6)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.2)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 7.2)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.4/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 6)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.8
($ 0.7 to $ 2.4)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 20/kg
($ 6.6 to $ 42)

55% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

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

On average, the price of transport in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) is 20% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 42/month
($ 27 to $ 72)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 2.2 to $ 4.4)

32% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 3.2)

124% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.4
($ 2.3 to $ 6)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 202)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

On average, the cost of housing in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) is 5% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 155/month
($ 102 to $ 419)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

143% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 36/month
($ 12 to $ 84)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 771/month
($ 478 to $ 1434)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 654/month
($ 508 to $ 956)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1407/month
($ 986 to $ 2988)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1214/month
($ 897 to $ 2032)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 70/month
($ 36 to $ 180)

81% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 825/month
($ 239 to $ 1434)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 929
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 24210/yr
($ 7170 to $ 47796)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18274

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

On average, budget for leisure activities in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) is 15% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 11 to $ 17)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 23/hr
($ 8.4 to $ 72)

35% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

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

On average, shopping budget in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) is 47% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9/pack
($ 5.1 to $ 11)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 110
($ 42 to $ 239)

134% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 45
($ 15 to $ 96)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 100
($ 54 to $ 180)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 138
($ 48 to $ 478)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

London → Marseille
London → Marseille
London → Marseille
$ 130
(fair price: $ 108)
London → Nice
London → Nice
London → Nice
$ 104
(fair price: $ 90)
Manchester → Nice
Manchester → Nice
Manchester → Nice
$ 249
(fair price: $ 216)
Dublin → Nice
Dublin → Nice
Dublin → Nice
$ 163
(fair price: $ 140)
New York City → Nice
New York City → Nice
New York City → Nice
$ 984
(fair price: $ 623)
Manchester → Marseille
Manchester → Marseille
Manchester → Marseille
$ 201
(fair price: $ 141)
Edinburgh → Marseille
Edinburgh → Marseille
Edinburgh → Marseille
$ 198
(fair price: $ 156)
Edinburgh → Nice
Edinburgh → Nice
Edinburgh → Nice
$ 234
(fair price: $ 193)

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About the information on the cost of living in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera)

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

Information about cost of living in Provence/Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) updated on 01-07-2015.

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