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Barcelona - Cost of Living
On 1 January 2002, the Spanish Peseta was replaced by the Euro in Spain along with
another ten European countries. THe Euro can be used in any of the the eleven member
Since the interduction of the Euro the cost of living has increased a lot in all
of the joining European members but wages have remained the same. But still Barcelona
remains cheap compared to other European cities like London, Amsterdam and even places
like Budapest is becoming more expensive than Barcelona.
Below are a few guide prices to give you an idea of the cost of the basic items which
we bought at the beginning of 2007. We do this each year.
1 Euro consists of 100 cents - 1 Euro i.e. 100 cents make up 1 Euro.
Small Espresso Coffee Euro 1 but can cost up to 2.50 around the tourist areas.
Bottle of beer from supermarket (1 litre) Euro 1.20
Small beer, Euro 2.50
Glass of beer in Irish Bar - 4.5 Euros
Cinema Ticket - Euro 5.50
Grocery Items from Supermarket
Bottle of cokeacola 1.5 litre -Euro 1.20
1 litre bottled water Euro .50 cents but can cost up to 2.50 around the tourist areas.
Sandwich / Baguette 0.75 cents from small bakery
Litre milk - 80 cents
Half dozen Eggs - 90 cents
Butter / Margarine – Euro 1.30 500g
Branded Toothpaste per tube - Euro 125 - 150 depending on brand
Cigarettes a 20 pack of Marlboro costs Euro 2.60
A carton of 10 packs costs Euro 23 to 25.50 depending on the brand and where you
This is very cheap compared to Amsterdam Euro 40 -50 per carton , London Euro 70
per carton and Ireland Euro 50.00 - 60.
Coffee - vacuum packed ground coffee minimum Euro 1.25 per 100Grams. (depending
Sugar – 1 KG -- Euro 95 cents
Corn flakes - 375g Euro 1.83
Tomatoes around Euro 2 per kilo
Pack of tissue – Euro 1.14 per pack of 10
Orange juice Euro 55 Cents per litre
Soft drinks – Cocacola 1.5 litres Euro 1.12 can cost up to 2.50 around the tourist
T10 Metro Ticket - 10 journeys - 6.90 Euros
Taxi 5 Euros for 10 mins taxi ride.
Regular unleaded Euro .95cents per litre
Miscellaneous services and goods
McDonalds Big Mac Euro 2
Basic Pizza - vegetarian Euro 750 -850 in an Itlian restaurant
Men's - wash, cut and blow - 12.50 Euros
Womon - Fom Euro 20.00
The prices quoted above are as of Febuary 2007 are are based o prices in a Barcelona
supermarket unless stated otherwise and may be used as a rough comparison against
the price of items in your own city.