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Annual Poll: Places you have stayed for 7 nights or more in Europe

Annual Poll: Places you have stayed for 7 nights or more in Europe

Old Aug 13th, 2013, 11:48 AM
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Forgot to include Chania, Crete on my list! We spenttTwo wonderful weeks there.
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Forgot to include Chania, Crete on my list! We spenttTwo wonderful weeks there.
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Old Aug 13th, 2013, 11:51 AM
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Paris
London
Florence
Venice
Vienna
Positano

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Old Aug 13th, 2013, 12:04 PM
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Paris (2x)
Rome
London
Prague (which in hindsight would have fine with 6 nights)
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Old Aug 13th, 2013, 01:24 PM
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As others have mentioned, we do a lot of 4- and 5-night stays. Our week-long European stays have been too few and far between, sadly...

Near Chinon, the Loire Valley
Daglan, the Dordogne Valley
Istanbul*
Selva Gardena (aka Wolkenstein), the Dolomites
Montaione, Tuscany

<I>*Same trip, but not quite consecutive days</I>

For the record, I would gladly return to any one of those places in a heartbeat. So would ms_go.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 04:08 AM
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Ms_go reminds me that I've left Positano off our list. And yes, we'd return to the Amalfi Coast in a heartbeat too!
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 04:18 AM
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London
Paris
Venice

Otherwise, we made a city/town a base for 4-5 days for day trip travel.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 06:29 AM
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 06:36 AM
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Belgium - a small town near Brugge - 6 months
London - 2 weeks
Rome - 10 days
Athens - 10 days
Paris - 8 days
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 07:08 AM
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The big three:
Brussels (five years)
Basel, Switzerland (five years)
Maidenhead (four years)

Other stays significantly longer than a week at one time:
Paris (stays ranging from one week to several months)
Bochum, Germany (several weeks)
Dresden, Germany (several weeks, including the month of December, 2011)
La Baule, France (a month)
La Houssoye, France (two months)
Vienna (two to three weeks x 7 years in a row)
Angers, France (three weeks)
Seckau, Austria (three weeks)
Gaal, Austria (three weeks)
Lugano, Switzerland (two weeks)
Bruges, Belgium (two weeks)
Island of Sylt, Germany (about two weeks)

Longer than a week, less than two weeks:
London
Milan
Salzburg
Luzern
Interlaken
Detmold, Germany
Baden-Baden, Germany
The Ardennes, Belgium (rented a house there for a little over a week, but I can't remember the name of the village)
Copenhagen

...that's all I can remember at the moment.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 07:17 AM
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Two that I didn't count:
Prague -- spent a week there for meetings, but half the time was at the Hilton, with a room overlooking the hotel's atrium, so I might as well have been on Mars
Rome -- I did have a room with a view at the Rome Marriott near the airport, but it overlooked the pool and the highway, so it was rather less The Eternal City and more The Eternal Conference Center
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 08:03 AM
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I forgot St. Julians, Malta and Berlin.
And I misspelled Ljubljana. Its a tough one.

There are so many places other posters have written here I would love to go for a week... or more...
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 11:13 AM
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Paris (up to 6 months)
Rome
Lucca
Venice
Capena, Italy
Budapest
Amsterdam
Istanbul
London
Bromsgrove UK
Studley UK
Petersfield UK
Belfast UK
St. Ives UK
Buxton, Norfolk UK
Tideswell, Derbyshire UK
Richmond UK
Valentia I. Ireland
Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark
Iznajar, Spain
Palma de Mallorca
Beaune, France
Uzes, France
Naxos

Those are the week+ that come to mind, enough I'm sure for the purpose.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 12:47 PM
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Here are all I can remember - some business, some pleasure. You can probably figure out which are which .

Barcelona
Genoa
Enschede
Torino
Liverpool
Paris
Le Havre
St.-Rémy
Nizas
Nice
Ghent
Rotterdam
Lastra a Signa
Bremen
Little Langdale
Llandudno
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lol- some of u are quite funny.

Anyways, we've only stayed in Paris for more than 7 consecutive days (we spent I believe 14 days there). It's, so far, the only city I've cared to spend so much time in. So far, there isn't another European city that compares for us.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 02:43 PM
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"It's, so far, the only city I've cared to spend so much time in."

I love Paris too, the first place I lived for a time outside the US. However, Europe for me is much more than cities as you might surmise from my list. Often a city is good for arrival and departure and a few days at one end or the other but my preference is for smaller towns and villages. I'm hoping one of these days to do a home exchange somewhere and am hoping for a lovely quiet spot for a month or 2. Anyone?
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 02:49 PM
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Where is the OP? He/she hasn't contributed a single word after the opening post despite commenting in another thread that he travelled the world for 14 years before returning to his home town.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 02:55 PM
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As I did not know the knuckle expression was specifically sexual I thought it was just generally unacceptable. See also "close to the bone".

lol, bilbo, I won't be able to use THAT expression again.

I too am interested in the point of this thread. are we going to have one on places in the US that we've all spent 7 days or more? or Australia? or.. what's the magic of 7 nights or more in Europe? As I live here and take a lot of holidays here [not surprising really] it's a bit pointless.

anyone interested in the weeks we used to spend in Sidmouth every summer when I was growing up? or our family holidays in North Devon when our kids were small? what about that week in Edinburgh when I was 12 and had a verucca?

thought not.

lol, Maine - Llandudno?

and Bromsgrove? MmePerdu, Bromsgrove?
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 03:04 PM
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Anne, the OP, Improviser, is exceptionally well travelled. Indeed, he once arrived at a place intending to stay for a week, and ended up staying there for seven years. (Yes, my baggage has been delayed at times too, but never for seven years).

So I think the intent is that at some time, he will come up with a list of places in Europe where he has spent more than a week. Or maybe not. Or maybe he is an armchair traveller.
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Old Aug 14th, 2013, 03:07 PM
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Annhig, my best friend lives there and her home is my base for seeing a great deal in that part of the country and beyond.
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