Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Daily budget for London (accommodation already paid for)
  2. 2 Christmas Markets France/Germany
  3. 3 Frankfurt to UK
  4. 4 Requesting feedback on proposed itinerary—London, Cornwall, and Wales, June 2018
  5. 5 God Save the Queen?
  6. 6 Trip Report FRANCE 10 YEARS ON: Paris Dordogne Albi Toulouse Arles S Rhone and Nice
  7. 7 Greece - when is the best time to go for warm but not too crowded?
  8. 8 Trip Report Stanbr and Lolly visit Eastern Crete
  9. 9 Venice to Zermatt by Train
  10. 10 Itinerary for 5 adults, 3 kids, 2 weeks, & 1 holiday adventure!
  11. 11 Vacation apartment registration begins in Paris 1 Oct
  12. 12 9 Days in Spain
  13. 13 Barcelona alternative
  14. 14 13 Nights Greece, first time, April 2018. HELP
  15. 15 He Musta Saw Us a-Comin': A Brief, Cautionary Tale about Taxis in Rome
  16. 16 Charming movie to watch if you've visited Erice in Sicily
  17. 17 Train from Polgate to St Pancras
  18. 18 Spanish Medical Providers
  19. 19 Help with Portugal Itinerary Please
  20. 20 Paris to Italy
  21. 21 Driving through Paris
  22. 22 Rome or Lisbon during end of November? Please help me pick
  23. 23 May Day 2018 in Slovenia
  24. 24 Planes, Train, and, well, no automobiles
  25. 25 Road trip with our dog
View next 25 » Back to the top

Italy trip help itinerary

Jump to last reply

Hello. I posted elsewhere about starting in Switzerland and going by train to Cinque Terre but we (my wife and I) have decided instead to fly into Venice and out of Florence, and go to these cities plus Cinque Terre. I have the guide books and have looked through them, I'm not concerned about where to stay (except maybe suggestions for Cinque Terre, but more how long to stay at this point.

We have 10 nights. We will leave on 9/20 and arrive the next lunchtime. And we fly home on 10/1. I am thinking of 3 nights in Venice, then train to Cinque Terre, 3 nights there, then on to Florence for 4 nights. Does this sound ok? I'd also sort of like to squeeze a day in Sienna but figure this may be just that, a squeeze and we don't want to rush too much. Is this worth a day trip? Or should we spend the night there if we choose to go and lose a night in Florence?

As far as CT--we are a pretty laid back middle aged couple, more into ambiance and food than a lot of hiking (but we will hike, just not the purpose of the trip). We don't care about nightlife, other than food, and the beach. So Manarola looks interesting, but not committed to this. Any suggestions? And suggestions about hotels in CT? Budget not a big issue but would like to get a nice view and get value. Thanks!

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement