Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 English Countryside
  2. 2 Spending Money for 10 Days in France/Italy
  3. 3 Paris Shuttle Service - AVOID!!!!
  4. 4 UK in July -- early planning stages
  5. 5 Trains in Alps and UK
  6. 6 CDG airport and connection time
  7. 7 Trip Report No Reservations...our laidback Paris Christmas
  8. 8 Switzerland
  9. 9 Northern Spain vs Portugal, where spend more time ?
  10. 10 San Sebastian
  11. 11 Fuerteventura - Canary Islands
  12. 12 car for four adults and four bikes
  13. 13 Q re: holiday season in Italy
  14. 14 Barcelona cooking classes
  15. 15 Train travel vs rental car in Slovenia and Croatia
  16. 16 Planning to visit Barcelona and Paris
  17. 17 Itinerary help for first trip to Greece
  18. 18 4 days itinerary for France
  19. 19 French restaurants
  20. 20 If you had to choose one......
  21. 21 Marksburg Castle Transport Question
  22. 22 3-4 days Netherland trip
  23. 23 Swiss Alps in the Spring-Some Questions
  24. 24 Beginning Itinerary Guidance
  25. 25 Itinerary and transportation suggestions
View next 25 » Back to the top

Itinerary Tweaks and Tips, Please

Jump to last reply

Below I've placed the itinerary for our upcoming holiday in Italy. I've included the dates in the event something particular is called to mind (festivals, closings, and so forth). The driving days are set based on the reserved house/trulli/apartment; asterisks only denote market days for the given city.

Our plan is generally to sightsee in the mornings and then return to our rental (with pool) for the afternoon. We did that last year in Provence and it was a winning combination; plus, none of us thought wandering a city closed for siesta in the heat of late June would be any fun.

Questions.
1. Do we have too little scheduled for the first week in Puglia? Travelers are two adults, two teens (and one DDog). We're happy to wander interesting towns and see what there is to see; once the teens reach their daily limit of "old stuff" they usually take off on their own.

2. Can anyone suggest an easy plan to park as near as possible to Trevi fountain on our travel-via-Rome day? It being that the coins the children threw in the fountain in 2007 have us returning to the area, more or less, the teens want to throw another coin into the fountain for the future. :) We'll pause for lunch before continuing to Magione.

We have visited Venice previously, so the overnight is really just to break up the driving and eat more great food.

Thank you, in advance.

13 June Saturday: Drive Vienna to Ravenna (7.5 hours)
14 June Sunday: Drive Ravenna to Puglia (8 hours)
15 June Monday: Lecce*
16 June Tuesday: Brindsi/Ostuni or Beach Day
17 June Wednesday: Salento Driving Day, Otranto* to Gallipoli*
18 June Thursday: Brindsi/Ostuni or Beach Day
19 June Friday: Open
20 June Saturday: Drive to Martina Franca (1.5 hrs)
Explore: Alberobello, Locorotondo
21 June Sunday: Matera (and afternoon tour with Nadia Garlatti)
22 June Monday: Drive to Magione via Rome (7 hrs)
23 June Tuesday: Assisi or Perugia
24 June Wednesday: Perugia or Assisi
25 June Thursday: Drive to Venice (4 hrs)
26 June Friday: Venice
27 June Saturday: Home to Vienna

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement