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1. Posted by summers10000 (Budding Member, 38 posts) 17 Oct '13 12:58

Hi

I am starting to plan for a trip to Europe next year, think I'm going to go it alone

I really would like to include Spain. But due to the flight costs from London, I was thingking of going to France, Italy, Croatia, Austria, Germany and the Nedtherlands.

Thoughts, improvements, must sees, best eats!?

Thank you

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You have to do Munich, and Cinque Terre in Italy. I'd also spend time in the mountains in Austria or Switzerland. I did a month long trip in 2007 and it was amazing!

3. Posted by summers10000 (Budding Member, 38 posts) 18 Oct '13 03:15

Sounds good, I'll certainly look into all that.

Thank you

4. Posted by Jersey_Bailey (Budding Member, 10 posts) 18 Oct '13 04:56

hi. There are some cheap ferry travels to France From England. Check out and choose such ferry deals , so that you can round up your tour with in your budget. Cheers !

5. Posted by summers10000 (Budding Member, 38 posts) 18 Oct '13 10:48

I'll check that out, Thank you

6. Posted by KellieBarnes (Admin, 459 posts) 22 Oct '13 23:09

Hi summers10000,

I'm not particularly certain about included destinations, but could you travel to a lot of those places by rail? My impression is that would certainly cut down the costs of travelling around Europe.

I also think Spain is well worth a visit but if your timing and the rail network conspires against you, just save that for a future short trip from the UK.

How long have you got to fit these countries in? Personally, I like to take at least a week in each place so you don't spend most of your trip on a plane/train/bus!

7. Posted by volkulja (Budding Member, 5 posts) 23 Oct '13 02:19

The planes around Europe can be a lot cheaper and of course faster than the trains. Easyjet and Ryaniar and Wizzair and Volatea are all low cost airlines, I suggest you check them out. You can visit mountains in Slovenia as well, there the things are a bit cheaper, but the mountains are the same - the Alps - so beautiful as well.

8. Posted by JulianWagner23 (Inactive, 19 posts) 24 Oct '13 19:33

Sounds good, if you go to spain, you should take a game between Real Madrid and Barcelona

9. Posted by summers10000 (Budding Member, 38 posts) 30 Oct '13 09:39

All great suggestions, thank you.

I haven't decided in particulars like time and what not. But I suppose around 6 weeks.

I would love to see el classico, but I'm planning to go in the summer; maybe one day!

Surprised that planes could be cheaper than planes, so that's good to know, thanks.

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