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Budget for Lake Garda

August 12, 2016

So as part of our Budgets in Europe series we’re examining various holiday destinations to see how they compare against each-other in terms of expenditure. It’s always nice to have an idea of costs before you jet off, meaning you can budget and really enjoy yourself! Italy’s official currency is the Euro, so nothing too complicated to work out ahead of your next activity holiday to the beautiful destination of Lake Garda!

Transportation Prices


Taxi from Ljubljana airport to Bled


Airport shuttle bus to Verona

Shuttle from verona to Lake Garda

6 per person

5 per person


Attraction Prices

EUR (based on adult tickets)

Lake Garda boat trip w/o permit

90 – 150 per ½ day

Kayaking or canoeing

7-10 per hour


6-7 per hour

Arco Castle


Varone waterfall and caves

5.50 per person


Accommodation Prices

EUR (based per person/per night peak season)

Hostel in Lake Garda

15 - 25

3* hotel with breakfast


4* hotel with breakfast


5* hotel with breakfast



Food and Drink Prices

EUR (based per person)

Pint of local beer in pub


Vodka and mixer


Meal at mid-range restaurant


Standard McDonalds Meal















Lake Garda is a real tourist hotspot so the prices are a little higher than other locations, in saying that it still isn’t unreasonable. It’s a great location for a family holiday as there’s plenty for everyone, and regular ferries mean you can move around the lake at ease. If you want help planning your next adventure at Lake Garda, then give our team a call on 02891404080.

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