Prices in Europe
Prices in Europe are quite high, but it all depends on the specific country and the itinerary of the planned trip. For example, if you are planning to travel around Europe by car, then you should take into account that 1 liter of gasoline costs an average of 1.45 euros, parking and autobahns are mostly paid, and for incorrect parking you will have to pay a fine of 40 euros.
The main European currency is the euro.
Shopping and souvenirs
It is not a problem to buy quality things in Europe at reasonable prices: the main thing is to know when and where to look for them. To make profitable purchases, it is advisable to go to outlets (discounts here reach 30-70%). So, for example, in Milan for shopping it is better to choose Fox Town outlets (it houses 160 stores) and Serravalle (a shopping center with 180 stores), in Paris - Troyes (in 100 stores you can find about 180 famous brands), in Vienna - Pandorf (you will be delighted with the high quality of things sold with a 60% discount), in Vilnius - Parkas (high quality + reasonable prices).
As a souvenir of your vacation in Europe, you can bring:
- ceramics, wood, glass, leather and fur, clothing and footwear, accessories, cosmetics and perfumery, jewelry, discs with traditional music, paintings;
- wines, sweets, olive oil.
In Europe, you can buy wines from 5 euros, cosmetics - from 3 euros, gastronomic souvenirs - from 1 euro, porcelain figurines - from 10 euros, various fridge magnets - 1-3 euros.
Excursions and entertainment
On excursions “Stars of Europe” in 8 days you will visit several cities (Krakow, Berlin, Amsterdam, Bruges, Paris, Nuremberg) and see their sights. The approximate cost of the excursion is 95 euros (excluding the cost of food and accommodation).
And on excursions “Scandinavia in miniature” within 10 days you can travel around Norway, Denmark and Sweden for 1600 euros (the price includes a visa, sightseeing tours in different cities, train tickets, transfer, accommodation, visiting fjords and waterfalls, boat trips).
In Germany, the Berlin Zoo is worth a visit (a ticket costs 12 euros) and “Center for Marine Life”, where sea, river and lake inhabitants live in rooms intertwined with corridors with transparent vaults (entrance fee - 15 euros).
And when visiting the Czech Republic, you should definitely try beer on excursions “Prague beer”, the cost of which is approximately 25 euros.
It is convenient to get around European cities by buses, trams and metro. For example, a bus ride in the center of Paris will cost you 1.8 euros (a travel card valid for 24 hours costs 9 euros); 1 metro ticket in Madrid - 1.5 euros (10 tickets cost 9.3 euros); and for travel by bus and tram in Vienna, you will pay 1.8-2 euros (a pass, valid for a day, costs 5.7 euros).
If your goal is to have a rest in Europe with relative comfort, then you will need 100-120 euros per day for 1 person.