Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
  • New Fodor’s forum -- coming soon!
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 29, 17 at 08:01 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report COMCAST 1~888~260:2909 Password Reset Contact Now ☎ COMCAST Tec*h CALL.☎aj*
  2. 2 Mid-May stay in Lauterbrunnen or Murren
  3. 3 Overwhelmed with planning! Need help from Italy experts.
  4. 4 Trip Report London 'Tube-less', Fine dining, Fun excursions plus a GTG
  5. 5 How to go up Schafberg Mountain when railway is closed
  6. 6 Packing Champagne
  7. 7 Paris Apartment
  8. 8 Christmas in Granada....food!
  9. 9 Barcelona to Malaga
  10. 10 Which Area in London?
  11. 11 Lorie Valley and Beyond
  12. 12 Milan airport--which one
  13. 13 Trains - website?
  14. 14 two days in Nice
  15. 15 Visit to France
  16. 16 Where to Visit in Normandy & Brittany
  17. 17 St, Goar or Bacharach
  18. 18 Trip Report Trip Report: Italy with the bambinos!
  19. 19 Ireland, public trans and my bicycle.
  20. 20 First time in Spain
  21. 21 Italy 9 Days in December/Itinerary Help
  22. 22 New fast track
  23. 23 Trip Report Three nights in the Italian Riviera: hiking in Camogli with day trips
  24. 24 Can only visit one (maybe two) cities. Which one?
  25. 25 Itinerary Help, Please!!!
View next 25 » Back to the top

London to Italy - need advice on 3 options

Jump to last reply

We are a family of 4 (children are 11 and 12) - and we are spending 15 (full) days in Europe. We already have the tickets (so can't change that part) - and I am wondering if you can give me advice on the options I have typed out below. If you have other suggestions, I am all ears. Thank you!

OPTION 1
Aug. 15 (am)
- Fly into LONDON
- Spend 3 nights in the city exploring
(would love any suggestions for things 11 + 12 yr olds would love there)
Aug. 18
- Fly to Milan
- Take bus to CINQUE TERRE
- Spend 3 nights
Aug. 21
- Train to ROME
(or drive? I would love to show the kids Tuscany)
- if we drive: spend 1-2 nights along the way in small towns
Aug. 22 or 23
- ROME
- Spend 3 nights
Aug. 25 or 26
- Train to NAPLES
- Spend 4-5 nights in Sorrento (or other town)
- Visit Pompeii/Herculaneum
(Would anyone recommend Ischia over of Capri?)
(Has anyone taken a sailboat ride down there - and could recommend a good co?)
Aug. 31
- Fly home to Boston

OPTION 2
Aug. 15 (am)
- Fly into LONDON
- Spend 3 nights in the city exploring
Aug. 18 (p.m)
- Overnight ferry from Harwich to AMSTERDAM
Aug. 19
- Spend 2 nights
Aug. 21
- Fly to ROME
- Spend 4 nights
Aug. 25
- Train to NAPLES
- Either stay in Sorrento for whole time with day trips or split up between Sorrento, Capri and Amalfi coast (what is better?)
- Visit Pompeii/Herculaneum
- Visit Amalfi Coast, Ischia and/or Capri
Aug. 31
- Fly home to Boston

OPTION 3
Aug. 15 (am)
- Fly into LONDON
- Spend 3 nights in the city exploring
Aug. 18
- ferry to CALAIS
- rent a car and drive to northern Italy via FRANCE/SWITZERLAND
(has anyone done this? Where did you stop? How long did it take you?)
Aug. 18-20
- driving/exploring
Aug. 21
- Return car in Milan or Pisa?
- spend night nearby
Aug. 22
- Train to ROME
- Spend 3-4 nights
Aug. 25 or 26
- Train to NAPLES
- Spend 4-5 nights in either Sorrento or another town - suggestions?
- Visit Pompeii/Herculaneum
- Explore Amalfi coast, islands etc.
* Would anyone recommend Ischia instead of Capri/would love to take a sailboat ride
Aug. 31
- Fly home to Boston

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement