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Where in Europe would you live for the Fall/Winter?

Sep 4th, 2007, 09:20 AM
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Where in Europe would you live for the Fall/Winter?

If you could live anywhere in Europe for the months of November and December, where would you choose to spend that time?
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Sep 4th, 2007, 09:32 AM
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Austria - pre Christmas festivities
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Sep 4th, 2007, 09:33 AM
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December in Yllas for the snow
November in Arles or Barcelona
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Sep 4th, 2007, 10:08 AM
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England. We've only done it once so can't say that the great weather we had last year is the norm. But I couldn't imagine anything better than the trip we had. Our report - Rickmav: Christmas in England - is on this site if you are interested in finding out what kinds of things we did. I'm assuming you would be renting cottages/apts., etc.
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Sep 4th, 2007, 08:40 PM
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I lived in Vienna for 2 years in the early 1980's and loved November and December. The Christmas markets are great and altho it was cold I loved the snow.
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Sep 4th, 2007, 09:09 PM
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London. I just love London in winter.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 02:37 AM
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At home.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 02:51 AM
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Rome. Not too cold, not too warm. Festive, but not "overdone" at Christmas.

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Sep 5th, 2007, 03:23 AM
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So far I'd live in St. Tropez. Sleepy(ish) little seaside town once all the frufru go home. Then I'd go to somewhere for the Christmas Markets ...
a "road trip"!
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Sep 5th, 2007, 03:26 AM
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Depends on what you want...

If you are looking for nice temperatures, Barcelona or Valencia (I remember sitting on a sea-side terrace in just a light sweater on Dec 15, and studying in a tanktop on a south-orientated terrace in January).

If you like Christmassy atmosphere, then take London, Germany or Austria.

I'd probably do like Bilboburgler: go for nice weather in November and snow/Christmas in December.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 03:27 AM
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London or Paris ..lots to do , new exhibits, concerts, etc. I'm afraid I'd get cabin fever is some small place.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 05:58 AM
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Dublin would be a reasonable choice.Friendly English-speaking city so you can easily get to know people.Relatively mild climate in winter 40f (4C) with little or no snow.Dublin is the headquarters of Ryanair,Europe`s biggest low-fare airline and you can fly with them to 80 cities quite cheaply through www.ryanair.com
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Sep 5th, 2007, 06:13 AM
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Two good places to avoid: either Belgium or the Netherlands. Think dampness that penetrates your very soul, chill that never ends, and ceaseless clouds that depress. Lovely people, great food, fine transportation. But gray, gray, gray.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 07:15 AM
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I would choose London too - I love London in winter.
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