Most and Least Expensive European Cities
Hold onto your pocketbook as you roam past the canals, along the cobbled streets, and through the infamous red-light district. The little Dutch boy of fiction has taken his finger out of the dike, and visitors to Amsterdam might find themselves financially under water.
- Average 2010 hotel rates: $174 (up 6 percent)
- Price of beer (half-liter): $3.90–$6.49
- Two-mile taxi ride: $13.47
- State Department 2011 per diem: $441 (down 10 percent)