Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 ATM card woes in Dublin
  2. 2 Lisbon and Spain-"must see" advance tix?
  3. 3 Advice please: 10 days in South-West England with a toddler
  4. 4 Paris Architecture - tours or guides you can recommend?
  5. 5 London vacation, 1st time in UK
  6. 6 Passport 6-month validity requirement is for ENTRY date, not exit, right?
  7. 7 Milan airport to Duomo area by train?
  8. 8 Rental car return in Nice
  9. 9 I'm sorting out my stuff for the next trip.
  10. 10 Fodor's Boston GTG
  11. 11 Alhambra
  12. 12 Naples
  13. 13 Norway and Copenhagen - 13 days
  14. 14 Paris hotels
  15. 15 Paris, Versailles and Jet Lag
  16. 16 French open 2017
  17. 17 Burgos vs Leon, Avila vs Segovia
  18. 18 Solo backpacking for 5 weeks
  19. 19 Barcelona and Paris with Wine In-between
  20. 20 Best Way to Get Two Single Day-Grounds, French Open (tennis) Tickets?
  21. 21 How many days for Tallinn, Riga and Vilinus?
  22. 22 Greek Islands - Which to use as our base?
  23. 23 San Sebastián house rental with kids
  24. 24 Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik HELP
  25. 25 Como or Bellagio
View next 25 » Back to the top

Italy for 16 days!!

Jump to last reply

Hi All,

I am going with my family (myself, husband and two daughers (20/21) for 18 days to Italy!!! It is our first trip abroad so I am a bit overwhelmed. I have tried to plan this trip for three years and each time, I have to stop! This time, I purchased my airline tickets so there is no turning back!!

We fly into venice and back to Georgia/USA from Rome.
My thoughts were as follows:

May 14th - land in Venice around 11;00am
May 14th - 16th - stay and see Venice
We do not have a place to stay here yet and I am open to hotels, B&B's or apartments. Something nice (maybe 4 star) and convenient. We do like pretty nice hotels but we usually travel off season so we can get them for great rates! Not so sure about that in May! We would like to stay in something authentic to the region.

From what I am hearing, we can see Venice on our own? But if you think a tour would be easier and can suggest one, that would be great!

May 16th - Travel to Florence
May 17th - Day trip (maybe Pisa, Lucca and surrounding area?) With a guide?
May 18th - See Florence

May 19th - See more of Florence and then Travel to countryside by train and rent a car?
May 19th - 21st - stay and see countryside - Suggestions on a nice place to stay in this area where we can day trip to Siena, San Gimignano, other suggestions? Again we would like an authentic place with pretty nice rooms or apartments/villas. A friendly place, nice but not snobby. Should we have a guide in this area? If so, any suggestions?


May 21th - Travel to Amalfi coast (not sure where to stay yet) Ideas?

May 21 - 27th We could stay in two locations and see Positano, Capri, Sorrento, Pompeii, ??? Other suggestions. Do we need a guide?

May 27th - 30th - stay and see Rome - I have found an apartment here which is great and so much less than the hotels!!
Morning of May 30th fly home.

Thanks for any suggestions!!

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement