help and advice

Apr 27th, 2015, 07:34 PM
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help and advice

I am a mother travelling from 22/05-31/05 with children, son aged 18 & daughters aged 14, 11 & 9.I have used this forum extensively and booked the following.

My travel dates are:

22/05-23/05

Leicester- London

23/05

London Stansted- Memmingen

Memmingen Allgau- city centre

Memmingen city centre- memmingen train St.

Memmingen- Zell am See( arriving @18.45)

Zell am See - Bruck- Sport Wofurlgut camp)** ?? ( Looking for info.about transfer)

Stay @ the camp till 29/05

29/05

Zell am see - Buchs SG

29/05-30/05(midnight)

Buchs SG- Zurich

30/05/15

Zurich- Tirano

7.05-12.45

30/05

Tirano- Karlshune

14:00- 23:00

31/05

Karlshune- London Stansted

13.05- 13.35

London Stansted- Leicester

14.00- 18:00

It is my first time on trains and first time to eastern European destinations.

I greatly appreciate any advice, suggestions and tips that will help me for this journey.

Regards.
RehanaMull4 is offline  
Apr 27th, 2015, 09:31 PM
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You really didn't provide enough information for meaningful feedback. Likes? Dislikes? Purpose of trip? What are the kids into? Are you going to let your son wander off on his own?

I will say that it is an ambitious schedule and you'll want to take a vacation after that vacation.

Also, don't give beggars money and steer clear of the gypsies.
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Apr 27th, 2015, 11:10 PM
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Not really Eastern Europe, Ukraine is Eastern (in fact the Urals is the limit)

Looks a bit hurried to me

Could you drop Zurich for instance?

Zell am Zee is pleasant enough with the lake below

You'll have seen this http://www.zellamsee-kaprun.com/doku...engl_issuu.pdf which might give a bus link I've taken the free ski bus here in the winter, not sure if there is a summer bus (probably after all what would they do with the bus drivers). I'd search for the summer kaprun website and see what it says
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Apr 28th, 2015, 04:08 AM
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I don't really get the last part, but it looks like the 29th, 30, 31st are all travel days, just riding trains with a few hours in Zurich and a few hours in Tirano, and half a day in Karlshune? What is the point of this, just to ride trains? I don't even know where Karlshune is, did you mean Karlsruhe? In any case, this doesn't seem very interesting to me...wouldn't you be better served by either going someplace in Switzerland (Lucerne, perhaps) and spending some time there?
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Apr 28th, 2015, 06:33 AM
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It is my first time on trains and first time to eastern European destinations.>

great sites: www.seat61.com; www.budgeteuropetravel.com and www.ricksteves.com.

seems like you will be on trains all the time if I understand you somewhat hard to decipher schedule of trains or at least destinations given.
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