Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Paris hotels
  2. 2 London Hotels
  3. 3 Flying into Copenhagen (1st trip to Europe)
  4. 4 Scotland-Looking for itinerary advice for 9 day trip
  5. 5 Denmark or Sweden?
  6. 6 Trip Report We're here!
  7. 7 After Beaune, need suggestions for the next 10 days
  8. 8 Has anyone rented from Allinclusive! Rent a Car ?
  9. 9 Norway, Sweden, Denmark
  10. 10 Swiss Trip Itineraryand Charges
  11. 11 Car Rental in France (Insurance + Add'l Driver Questions?)
  12. 12 Urgent- Pleaseee HELP - Spain, Italy or France for Xmass and New years
  13. 13 Trip Report The Roads Less Traveled: Traversing France With Mai Tai Tom & Tracy
  14. 14 Europe itinerary questions
  15. 15 Amsterdam hotels
  16. 16 Trip Report From Portugal to the Pyrenees and onto Paris
  17. 17 For a Taste of Four Cultures on Two Contınents
  18. 18 12 Day Central Europe Itinerary
  19. 19 Which airport for Bellagio?
  20. 20 Paris and London Christmas / NY EVE
  21. 21 Where to weekend away from Frankfurt
  22. 22 Brugge hotel help
  23. 23 Five night Ireland Trip
  24. 24 Trip Report In Search of Montalbano - the ups and downs of 10 days in Eastern Sicily
  25. 25 10 days in Paris and......
View next 25 » Back to the top

European Road Trip

Jump to last reply

Hi all.

We have had some excellent advice in the past...and in need of some help with planning our next trip.

My girlfiend and I have just purchased a Volkswagen Van, kitted out with a bed, ready to travel around Europe for 3 weeks this Summer. We will be attending a wedding in Orleans at the end of August before heading home - the rest is a blank canvas.

We want an itinerary that involves a bit of city sightseeing, mountain biking (we'll be taking our own) and the outdoors. We would also like some chill out time at the beach/lakes.

We have a rough plan but we need help piecing together the route - to ensure we make the most of the trip.

We are in our late 20's and have a budget of around £2,000. My girlfiend is also fluent in French!

We haven't booked the ferry, campsites or anything for that matter yet - so we need your help.

Here's the route we're thinking:

Cardiff - Dover (Ferry or Tunnel) - travel onto
Belgium - Brussels, then onto
Germany - Black Forest (biking), then onto
Switzerland (maybe Berne) - onto
Italy - Como and Garda - Verona - Pisa - onto
France - Cote d'Azur (Nice & Monaco) before going on to see family in Toulouse and then the wedding in Orleans before returning home.

We appreciate that this is a huge undertaking - 3,000 miles in 3 weeks, but am open to advice and suggestions.

Any help with planning our trip or with any suggested destinations to visit on-route would be invaluable to us!!!

Many thanks

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement