Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Family of 5 travelling Europe for 10 weeks July 2014

Jump to last reply

We have now got the itinerary sorted and need help with places in South of France, Tuscany area, and Greek islands.
Our itinerary looks like this
Dep Aust July 2014 arrive Lon 7n ( accommodation booked )
Dep Lon arrive Paris - Eurostar 7 nights ( accommodation booked )
Dep Par to Montpellier - by rail 1-2 nights here - need accommodation / Hire care to drive next day to Viaduct and back.
Dep Montpellier to (Uzes, or open to suggestions? ) 5-7 nights need accommodation ( will keep hire care and want to visit Pont de Guard too, and would like a lovely town like Uzes open to suggestions. Budget around 700e
Dep from here to be closer to beach to ? ( open to suggestions ) 3 nights accommodation needed. Will be flying out of Nice to Venice
Dep Nice to Venice 3n fly. ( accom not booked but have some suggestions) Travel by Rail to
Venice to Cinque Terre 7n ( accom not booked but have a self contained in mind)
CT to Lucca 1 night - pick up car hire and drive via Pisa
Lucca to maybe Greve? 3n ( nice town close to Florence would be good )
? to Rome - is it best to train it in from Florence? or best to drive with the 5 of us and see more?
Rome 3n ( accommodation not booked )
Rome to Santorini 4n ( accommodation not booked )
Santorini to pls suggest another island 4 n
? to Athens 2 n ( accommodation not booked )
Athens to Brisbane

We are pretty tight on the budget as we would like to stay away longer and experience more than pay more money on accommodation. We have allowed $1000 AUD per week for accommodation, knowing some will be more like in CT and others maybe less. We are looking at self contained as opposed to hotels we would require 2x rooms.

thanks so much for any suggestions and help with our itinerary. The kids are 14/11/9. We have not been to Europe before so trying to see a bit but also trying to keep the pace a little slower
regards,
Tracey

22 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Rome airport--should I arrive more than 2 hours early?
  2. 2 Bavaria & Dolomites
  3. 3 London 2nd time around
  4. 4 First ever trip overseas - itinerary check
  5. 5 Irish Inns and B&B Reservations
  6. 6 Trip Report avoiding stuffy and inflexible service at nice european resorts
  7. 7 DH wants Paris but I need ACoast....itinerary help!
  8. 8 6 nights to spend between salzburg and austria
  9. 9 2 weeks in Europe :-)
  10. 10 Northern Italy itinerary critique - please
  11. 11 Need help on best 7 day Istanbul / Cappadocia end of April itinerary
  12. 12 Family trip - 11 days/10 nights in Italy
  13. 13 Honeymoon in Greece or Italy or Spain?
  14. 14 Itinerary Feedback (Spain/Italy in April/May)
  15. 15 active activities in Marmaris, Myrina (Lemnos), and Patmos?
  16. 16 Trip Report Madrid and London
  17. 17 Tours for Ephesus and Cappadoccia
  18. 18 Suggestions on how best to spend our time in Lyon
  19. 19 Can you see the Matterhorn at all from Bellinzona Switzerland?
  20. 20 Trip Report Tedgale Trip Report: Portugal in April 2014 (with Easter in Amsterdam)
  21. 21 Rethymnon vs. Chania in early October?
  22. 22 Advantages and Disadvantages of Visiting Turkey At This Time
  23. 23 Rome Fiumicino terminal 2 to terminal 3
  24. 24 Matisse at Tate
  25. 25 Ireland Southwest
View next 25 » Back to the top