Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Family 14 day trip to Istanbul, Munich, and Austria and Switzerland

Jump to last reply

We are landing in Istanbul for a day layover, then flying to Munich and renting a car for 12 days. We have 3 teenagers. We plan to stay in Munich 5 days, drive and visit Austria and Switzerland and end up back in Munich the last 2 days. Advice on what to do in Munich and any off the beaten track places while driving though Germany to Austria and Switzerland. We've done research and have informal plans; however, would appreciate any advice on what has worked with families before. We have a day layover in Istanbul and our hotel is yards away from the Blue Mosque. I would love to see the Grand Bazaar, but that may be pushing it. We have a day layover in Istanbul going and we have hotel reservations in Munich going and coming...the middle part of the trip we do not have hotel reservations as of yet. My husband wants to not have the whole trip planned out and I can plan a trip to where it's no fun! We leave 7/2 and arrive home 7/16. Site suggestions, eating suggestion, etc. are welcome. I don't even know where to think about eating in Istanbul but it needs to be close by. Can we take a bus across the bridge....I'd sure like to cross while we're there, but I'm unsure how long it takes to get back and forth from the airport in Istanbul. Thanks....I appreciate everyone's time and advice.

12 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Cappadocia/Kas/Cirali/IST Spring 2014 Trip Report
  2. 2 Best beach town in Italy?
  3. 3 57 Reasons to Love Yorkshire
  4. 4 Help with England/Wales tour
  5. 5 trip to norway
  6. 6 Trip Report Cotswold Churches
  7. 7 Trip Report A Greek sojourn
  8. 8 "Or Like in Europe Where Folks Share Tables to Save Space"
  9. 9 A few ( stupid) questions 1st time to Paris
  10. 10 Trip Report A trip into the neonatal ward of Western civilization
  11. 11 Have you ever stayed in Praiano?
  12. 12 Suggestions needed for our first visit to Athens without speaking Greek
  13. 13 ...Got a speeding ticket in Spain...
  14. 14 Travel between Madrid and Caceres
  15. 15 Trip Report Croatia, Slovenia, Salzburg and Prague 3 week Trip Report
  16. 16 Parma- Uh, Oops- Historic Dist. Ticket
  17. 17 Is Venice really dirty?
  18. 18 Trip Report 1,000,001 Steps: Ups and Downs in Greece for 3 Weeks
  19. 19 Need Advice: 12 Days in Europe
  20. 20 Will a European two prong electrical adapter work with U.S. power strip ?
  21. 21 Trip Report Notes on Amsterdam, Bruges & Paris - Sept 8-28, 2014
  22. 22 When Christmas markets of 2014 are going to start in Tyrol in Austrian part
  23. 23 Trip Report 17 amazing days in Tuscany, Positano and Rome – June 2014!
  24. 24 Trip Report Crete, Santorini, Naxos, Mykonos, Athens
  25. 25 Frankfurt airport to Leuven, Belgium by train
View next 25 » Back to the top