Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Is there a Limit to time spent at Eiffel Tower
  2. 2 RV Camper Van in Scottish Highlands
  3. 3 A new species of Homo Sapien??
  4. 4 Venice
  5. 5 3 Weeks in Ireland - Itinerary help needed
  6. 6 Stresa (town), Italy - things to do?
  7. 7 A week in Verona - day trip suggestions?
  8. 8 3 Month Europe Itineray -- please critique :)
  9. 9 Itinerary Advice London and Paris with 2 Adults 2 Children (7 and 8.5)
  10. 10 Ireland last minute recommendations
  11. 11 Scotland and London 21 days
  12. 12 Major Ed van der Elsken show in Stedelijk Museum
  13. 13 Restaurant recommendations for lunch in Dijon?
  14. 14 Best way from London to Gatwick these days?
  15. 15 8-9 day Paris-Amsterdam-Rome
  16. 16 16-17 days in Western Europe
  17. 17 Frustrated about Smolensk
  18. 18 Preliminary Scotland itinerary late September 2017
  19. 19 Trip Report A few days in Naples - what a great city
  20. 20 Capri in July
  21. 21 London Air Pollution Reaches Record Modern Highs...
  22. 22 Itinerary help Germany/Austria/Dolomites
  23. 23 help with Italy itinerary
  24. 24 Seeking advice from Tuscany experts
  25. 25 Need help completing my itinerary. So Much to see!
View next 25 » Back to the top

Advice re: Munich to Rome or vice-versa

Jump to last reply

We want to spend a few days in Munich during Oktoberfest and then wind our way to Rome. I'm just starting to put this together (I know we may have to stay fairly distant from Munich because I'm late in planning) and appreciate all advice, including "you're crazy." We can start or end in Munich or Rome. We can leave any time between 9/19 and 10/2 in order to make the trip work. In addition to Munich and O'fest, we want to spend time in Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast, and Rome. We will have between 14 and 18 days. My initial questions are:

Should we rent a car wherever we start and drive the whole trip?

Would it make more sense to take a train from Munich to Siena or the AC and rent a car from there, or am I dreaming that there will be an auto rental office anywhere close to these areas? Or, after spending time in Rome, rent a car to see Tuscany, then the AC, then take a train to Munich?

Just to give us an idea, if we took the train just from Munich to Rome, how long would it take (ballpark)? Could/should we take an overnight train?

What is considered low season in Italy? We might try to plan with that in mind.

Munich would be 3 days tops, then 4/5 in Tuscany, 4/5 in AC, 4/5 in Rome. We are energetic seniors and we pack light. If we drive, I realize we'll have to allow time getting from place to place which may include overnights. Looking for the thoughts of the seasoned travelers on this board. Many thanks.

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement