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1. Posted by cathyn (First Time Poster 1 posts) 11y

Our first trip to Europe at the end of Sep 05 for 2 weeks.
We're deciding where we'll go on the hotel points that we have to us. We are planning 5 nights in London, then 5 nights in Paris. We have four more nights left.
If we go to Venice for 2 nights, what is best way to get to Florence (with luggage)?
Or would going to Rome be a better idea for 4 nights instead?
Or skipping Italy for another trip and staying in France instead?
decision.. decisions
Help! ;)

2. Posted by Wenzel (Budding Member 38 posts) 11y

It all depends on what you're into really, do you want history / culture / arts / nightlife ???. each country in Europe offers something slightly different, but personally I'd skip them all and go to Scotland and Ireland!!

3. Posted by Kapuchok (Full Member 101 posts) 11y

Quoting Wenzel

.. but personally I'd skip them all and go to Scotland and Ireland!!

lol

or... Portugal!!;)

4. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

Hey Cathyn

If you do decide to go to Italy I would recommend going to Rome for 4 nights.

Venice and Florence are beautiful places but you defintiely need more than 2 days in each (especially Florence). Plus you would also lose time travelling from Venice to Florence, checking into hotels, etc...

Go to Rome and you can see a lot of the city in 4 days!

If you need any information on any of the three cities, let me know.

E;)

5. Posted by summer910 (Respected Member 1342 posts) 11y

Amsterdam is pretty near Paris. I'd recommend spending the last four nights in that lovely city.

6. Posted by Kapuchok (Full Member 101 posts) 11y

Quoting summer910

Amsterdam is pretty near Paris. I'd recommend spending the last four nights in that lovely city.

yes I agree!! Amsterdam is awesome!!! ;)

7. Posted by schept (Budding Member 16 posts) 11y

as someone living in Amsterdam i would ofcourse not say not to go there, but at least i'd advise to stay in one place for a longer time. Two weeks in Italy is not so long, if you want to check out the best places. (seeing only Rome, Venice and Florence is definatly not enough) The same goes for Two weeks of Great Britain, France and Spain. I think you might even spend two weeks in my tiny country and still not be bored for a day. So: go for one country (any country, you'll probably like them all) and see the different sides of that country: nighlife, culture, history, shops, beach/mountain/forest etc.