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1. Posted by HeyMem (Budding Member, 6 posts) 1 Jan '13 18:18

Hi All,
Just like everyone else here I am after some tips and advice about my up and coming trip. I plan to Visit Europe in late March, June 2013. I have 6 weeks leave from work and I am frantically saving for this trip, I will be a solo traveller but I am reassured I will meet great people along th way staying in Hostels. I have come to terms with the fact that I can't see EVERYTHING in one trip but I am unsure if I am still being to opptomistic with my Itinerary.

What does everyone thing:

Arrive London, spend 4-5 days I haev friends to visit and want to see the usual touristy sights.
Scotland - Visit either Edinburgh/Glasgow (whats everyones opinions on which is nicer easier access to the sights) 3 days
Ireland - Dublin, Galway day trips to the main tourist sights 5-6 days

Fly from Dublin to Barcelona (people tell me I will get quite cheep 1 way flights)
Barcelona 4 days
Visit Avignon1-2 days
Nice 2-3 days
on my way to Florence 3 days (including a day trip to Pisa)
Rome 4 days
Venice 2-3 days
Switzerland (not sure where I will base myself but want to see the alps) 3-4 days
Paris 4 days
Fly home from Paris

I have a bit of flexibility of how long I spend in each place. I want to enjoy my trip but I also want to fit in as much as possible. Is this at all realistic.

Also Is 100 Euro per day a realistic estimate of how much I will spend..

I await all your precious information.

2. Posted by Andyf (Respected Member, 299 posts) 2 Jan '13 14:18

All good destinations, personally I'd trim Nice down to 1 day and try to spend longer to be able to see Scotland, but I'm biased!

Re Edinburgh vs Glasgow - Edinburgh has more touristy sights but Glasgow has more depth and is slightly closer to the scenery. Hard to choose between them! But the actual sights of Scotland are beyond the cities and you haven't visited Scotland if you've just done Glas/Edin. ...Just done some googling and the itineraries by MacBackpackers or Haggis Adventures show you a taster in 2 or 3 day tours.

100 euro per day doesn't sound out of the way. :-)

3. Posted by HeyMem (Budding Member, 6 posts) 3 Jan '13 00:51

Andyf,

thank so so much for your advice. just looked up those tours and they sound perfect! I am really excited about the trip but terrified at the same time.

Sure it will be and adventure to remember! :)
Thanks again!