In early June, my husband, son, and I will arrive in Venice by air on a Wednesday. We have until the following Sunday to get to Merligen, Switzerland. I would like to spend those days in Istria, but would like opinions on if this is a crazy waste of time or not. I studied Croatian 30 years ago, and am dying to go back there, but circumstances lead us to Switzerland this time around. I know the car rental will be one big issue (we will have to pick up in Venice and drop off in Amsterdam) but aside from that, will we be stressing ourselves out too much? If your opinion is that this is too much, any suggestions on where to spend those 4 days on our way to Switzerland? We will be in Switzerland for 10 days in varying locations (and France thereafter), so I don't think we would head straight there. I guess Northern Italy is the most logical. We love local music, art, hiking. I'd love any ideas you have. By the way, we are very low budget travelers. Thank you.
4 days in Istria - worth it?
Recent ActivityView all Europe activity »
- 1 Frecciabianca Seat Selection, please help.
- 2 Where Would You Add Two Days - Tuscany & CT Itinerary
- 3 Our Spain Adventure -- Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Barcelona! (Part One)
- 4 Fjords, How To?
- 5 Istanbul Itinerary
- 6 7 Nights in Paris
- 7 2 Weeks in Italy - In Less than 2 Weeks!
- 8 Restaurants In Istanbul, Urgup, Ephesus and Alacati
- 9 Mephisto Shoes in Paris
- 10 non-touristy in Umbria or Tuscany?
- 11 avoiding stuffy and inflexible service at nice european resorts
- 12 What is the LEAST expensive way to see the interior of Opera Garnier?
- 13 Paris 3 days and then to Burgundy for 2 weeks: Car?
- 14 Scotland: Scone Game Day vs St. Andrews?
- 15 Swiss Pass - Purchase Online or in-Person
- 16 50 and Fabulous in 2015---need help planning my trip to Amalfi, FINALLY
- 17 London neighborhood suggestions
- 18 London Day Trips - Soooo many options
- 19 Help me plan Greece portion of anniversary trip
- 20 Apartment rental suggestions in Florence and Rome
- 21 London - Site List Triage -
- 22 Tedgale Trip Report: Portugal in April 2014 (with Easter in Amsterdam)
- 23 Recommendations Tour Guides/Airport Transportation Gdansk, Poland
- 24 Puglia planning - where to base, how long to spend
- 25 Priceline for London hotels