The price in the Alps for a cup of


16-54 SEK

One hour

taxi ride

233-431 SEK

Largest airports in the Alps

Geneva Airport (GVA)

Lyon Airport (LYS)

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Here you can easily search and explore different flight options for your trip.

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Currency information

In the Alps, you pay mainly in Euro, (EUR), and the means of payment accepted are cash and cards.

Most used means of payment

Cash and cards

Primary currency in the Alps

Plan your trip to the Alps 

At FOREX, you can prepare and plan your trip to the Alps through services such as currency exchange, booking experiences and activities, finding flights and travel insurance. Stretching through several countries, including France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Germany, Monaco, and Liechtenstein, the Alps offer a unique blend of history and nature that attracts visitors from all over the world. Here you will find impressive mountain landscapes and bustling cities. There is always something to discover in the Alps. Beautiful ski slopes, historical monuments and local food experiences that reflect the region's traditions.  

Things to Do in the Alps 

The Alps are versatile and can offer both adventure and relaxation. Skiing in the Alps is a world-renowned activity that attracts visitors from all corners of the world, with its well-groomed slopes and stunning ski resorts. The destination is suitable for those who travel as a family, couple or solo. Some of the most popular attractions in the Alps include Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, and the beautiful alpine villages such as Chamonix, Zermatt, and Cortina d'Ampezzo. Other popular cities and areas to visit include Innsbruck, Salzburg, and Lake Como. The best way to get around the Alps is by train and car, depending on which part of the region you are going to.

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FOREX index for Alps

The FOREX index compares average prices for middle-class or three-star hotels, restaurants, taxis, among others.

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