Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 [Crete] Trapped in Skouloufia? Please help!
  2. 2 Le Marche Research Help
  3. 3 Where to Eat in Barcelona
  4. 4 GTG Paris December 2017
  5. 5 Trip Report Sampling Some of Sicily and Bits of Italy Beyond
  6. 6 Lisbon neighborhoods
  7. 7 Trip Report Laurel and Hardy in Drag Do Bangkok
  8. 8 London - Paris - Amsterdam trip planning help
  9. 9 Planning to visit Italy in first 2 weeks of Jan
  10. 10 Favorite London memories
  11. 11 10 Days in Austria
  12. 12 Help/Critique Slovenia Trip
  13. 13 FCO hotel for late arrival?
  14. 14 Trip Report Adventureseeker returns to Italy! As glorious and detailed as before!
  15. 15 Preliminary planning for Croatia May or June 2017
  16. 16 Anthropology and Archeology for the Turkey Traveler
  17. 17 Trip Report Return to Slovenia and Venice plus Trieste
  18. 18 Norte Dame light show!
  19. 19 Leaving Paris. Just a little sad.
  20. 20 Avignon
  21. 21 Looking for Good Eating in Valencia
  22. 22 8 months around Europe
  23. 23 Pubs showing NFL football in London?
  24. 24 Hotels or apartments recommendations for Seville Malaga Córdoba Ronda
  25. 25 Ronda or Jerez
View next 25 » Back to the top

Italy: September 2014

Jump to last reply

My boyfriend and I want to go to Italy this September. We plan to fly into Venice and out of Rome. We will probably have 9 days.

We are planning to spend about $5000-6000 total (including airfare which is around $1200-1300 per ticket right now). I am more of a "gotta see everything" sort of person, and he is a "relax and enjoy" person. We want a good mix. I have been to Italy, a short weekend trip to Rome with a "gotta see everything" approach. So, Rome is essentially our departure city (back to Minnesota, US), but we would like to see a few things so he gets a taste of it. He would like to see the Colosseum.

We plan to spend 2 days in Venice, but don't know what to do between Venice and Rome. We most care about seeing some "authentic" Italy, eating good food, and balancing relaxation and seeing the "must-see" stuff.

Maybe Tuscany? Florence could be nice. We like museums. I would like to see a coast, like Amalfi or Cinque Terre (or an non-touristy coastal town with just as much beauty), maybe a day trip or a one-night stay? My thoughts are all over the Italian map since I don't what to exclude any ideas until I get some first hand advice on this. After I get some recommendations, we will narrow down our hotel stays to probably 2-3 cities (including Venice and Rome), with day trips to get variety, then pick a logical route (via plane, train, or bus) from city-to-city.

As of right now, I am looking for the ideas of what and where. Next, we will plan the how.

I would appreciate advice on what to see, where to go, how much time to spend places, and must do activities! Any ideas on "must-see" touristy things as well as more "authentic/off the beaten path" places are greatly appreciated!

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement