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1. Posted by summers10000 (Budding Member 64 posts) 3y


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

2. Posted by dovertime (Budding Member 7 posts) 3y

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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 64 posts) 3y

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

Thank you

4. Posted by Jersey_Bailey (Budding Member 10 posts) 3y

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 64 posts) 3y

I'll check that out, Thank you

6. Posted by KellieBarnes (Admin 813 posts) 3y

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) 3y

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) 3y

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

9. Posted by summers10000 (Budding Member 64 posts) 3y

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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