Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

3 college students, 2 weeks in Europe: Rome, Venice, Vienna, Prague

Jump to last reply

Hi there,
I'm a college student studying abroad in Dublin this coming semester, but before I start school, two friends and I will be traveling around Europe for about two weeks. We've decided to visit Rome, Venice, Vienna, and Prague.

We arrive in Rome on the morning of August 20th and leave Prague on the evening of September 1st (trip total: 12 nights, 13ish days). We're thinking 3 nights in Rome (3.5 days), 2 nights in Venice (2.25 days), taking an overnight train to Vienna, where we'll spend 3 nights (3.5 days) and 3 nights in Prague (3 days). We'll take trains to get from city to city, but we're considering taking the bus from Vienna to Prague. We'll be staying in youth hostels.

None of us have been to Europe before, so we don't really know what to expect. If any experienced Europe travelers have opinions/suggestions about the following (or anything else you'd like to say), feedback would be greatly appreciated!

1. Booking train transportation ahead of time
2. How long to stay in each city
3. Ways to be frugal
4. How much to pack (e.g. how many/what size suitcases? Or just a backpack?)

These are just some things I've been wondering about. Any suggestions, comments, and opinions are welcome!

Thanks,
Katie

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 travel in Spain or France from Barcelona or Madrid
  2. 2 Transportation advice between Seville-Ronda, Granada-Cordoba
  3. 3 Please suffer one more London travelcard question
  4. 4 10 nights in Southern Spain: Itinerary & Questions
  5. 5 Trip Report London, Vienna, Prague Trip Report -- Part 5 First Full Day in Vienna
  6. 6 Athens, Greece, hotel recommendations
  7. 7 Taormina & Mt Etna
  8. 8 Non-Crowded Europe in Mid-July
  9. 9 Camino No-No
  10. 10 Rioja
  11. 11 Madrid
  12. 12 Ireland train system: first class??
  13. 13 How to order free Lebara SIM card from the U.S.?
  14. 14 Trip Report London, Vienna, Prague Trip Report -- Part 2 Easter Sunday London
  15. 15 Satisfying sweet tooth in Scotland
  16. 16 Minimum age to rent a hotel or hostel room
  17. 17 apartment
  18. 18 travel insurance
  19. 19 Taxi from CDG to Paris for 4. Cost?
  20. 20 Best way to tour Sicily?
  21. 21 Student with no visa: Will I be denied re-entry into Germany???
  22. 22 Anciet Brits Were Cannibals
  23. 23 Train tickets and Theatre tickets: how far in advance to book?
  24. 24 Powerscourt OR Glendalough?
  25. 25 London and nearby suggestions
View next 25 » Back to the top