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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #135 on: February 27, 2013, 12:40:47 PM »
Hilton Vienna .   At the corner of the  Stadtpark  . Very convenient . Back side is near a bunch of stores markets etc .

 If you like walking its a great location. 10 -12 minutes to St Stephens Platz

Tram across the street . Park right in front. Stayed at IC last time @ other end of park. It was isolated . This was much livelier and CAT (City Airport Transfer)  direct from airport for 12 Euros with a short walk like I said .

Do you know where the other Hilton is located?

And does anyone know if this Hilton is located near Shuls and kosher food?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #136 on: February 27, 2013, 12:48:47 PM »
  There are 3 Hiltons including the Danube . 

The   Plaza is more  centrally located , i believe its near the Opera house or the riding Academy .  But I have heard its a little run down . Go to trip advisor and you can see it on a map .

I am NYC guy, so  I love walking when I visit cites. Obviously if your friends have younger children that can be tough. Hilton Plaza is Centally located but don't remember exactly where.

Vienna not that big a City.  I literally walked from one end to the other and back almost every day and it had light snow on the ground. And if you get tired , you can walk to the tram that goes in a circle around the city and jump on 

 

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #137 on: February 27, 2013, 04:22:14 PM »
How short?
Are there numerous kosher restaurants?

That would probably work out great since I believe there's a Hilton there I can burn some points at.

Chk the Vienna thread for a list of restaurant, along with a summary of what I did. But in total, I was there for around 4 days, and 2 of those were spent going to Salzburg.

I stayed at the Hilton Vienna for a night as well (along w/ the Bristol for 2 nights), and we walked to the Jewish section in around 20 minutes from there. We even found a few kosher jelly's in the lounge, and they have a decent gym and sauna.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #138 on: February 28, 2013, 12:22:05 AM »
Thinking of doing italy this summer with the wife.
What do you guys recommend? I have 150k spg, 150k chase ur, 110k ua.
Should i be doing 3 days rome, 4 days in venice?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #139 on: February 28, 2013, 01:01:38 AM »
Thinking of doing italy this summer with the wife.
What do you guys recommend? I have 150k spg, 150k chase ur, 110k ua.
Should i be doing 3 days rome, 4 days in venice?
I would choose another city as well (Florence). 4 days in Venice is too much IMO
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #140 on: February 28, 2013, 01:22:03 AM »
I would choose another city as well (Florence). 4 days in Venice is too much IMO
Would you do rome/florence/venice? I have about a week.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #141 on: February 28, 2013, 01:24:28 AM »
that sounds about right
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #142 on: February 28, 2013, 02:40:24 AM »
Thinking of doing italy this summer with the wife.
What do you guys recommend? I have 150k spg, 150k chase ur, 110k ua.
Should i be doing 3 days rome, 4 days in venice?
2 Rome, 2-3 Venice (including shabbos), and 2 Florence.

I never did any of the other cities but if you want another day you can squeeze it out and go to the coast or Pizza etc...

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #143 on: February 28, 2013, 08:37:45 AM »
I would choose another city as well (Florence). 4 days in Venice is too much IMO
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If your interested in going into the Vatican then that requires one day plus more or less everything else in Rome can be done in another day. With Venice- two days are enough but if you want to spend shabbos there then maybe three days in Venice is good. Then a day or two in Florence... Enough to do there and maybe one day in Milan but I'm not really sure if its worth it or if there's so much to do in Milan.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #144 on: February 28, 2013, 09:27:54 AM »
No reason to go to Milan.
In Venice I got there right before shabbos and was bored by Monday
Vatican ime is a half day.
Splurge on the Rome for Jews Jewish quarter tourtour
Don't think you need two full days in Florence
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #145 on: February 28, 2013, 10:00:36 AM »
No reason to go to Milan.
In Venice I got there right before shabbos and was bored by Monday
Vatican ime is a half day.
Splurge on the Rome for Jews Jewish quarter tourtour
Don't think you need two full days in Florence
-1. I think this plan was great
2 Rome, 2-3 Venice (including shabbos), and 2 Florence.
u definitely need 3 days in Venice especially if u visit Murano and Burano. I agree that Milan should be skipped on this trip.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #146 on: February 28, 2013, 03:20:07 PM »
No reason to go to Milan.
100% agree! Komo is much nicer for a day trip.
Don't think you need two full days in Florence
Depends if you do art museums or not... I do and could have spent 4 days there if I had the time... If you just do the main 2 and walk around it can be done in 2 or even 1 day (pushing it).
I think this plan was great.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #147 on: February 28, 2013, 03:23:02 PM »
No reason to go to Milan.
I agree that Milan should be skipped on this trip.
100% agree!

And thats why I wrote...

+1
If your interested in going into the Vatican then that requires one day plus more or less everything else in Rome can be done in another day. With Venice- two days are enough but if you want to spend shabbos there then maybe three days in Venice is good. Then a day or two in Florence... Enough to do there and maybe one day in Milan but I'm not really sure if its worth it or if there's so much to do in Milan.

I only ate in Milan and flew out from there so it was just a suggestion but I guess its really not worth it.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #148 on: February 28, 2013, 03:25:48 PM »
100% agree! Komo is much nicer for a day trip.  Depends if you do art museums or not... I do and could have spent 4 days there if I had the time... If you just do the main 2 and walk around it can be done in 2 or even 1 day (pushing it). Thanks :)

so you guys think itsnot too short to do 3 cities in like 8 days?
I can go to lake como as a day trip from venice?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #149 on: February 28, 2013, 03:27:36 PM »
so you guys think itsnot too short to do 3 cities in like 8 days?
I can go to lake como as a day trip from venice?
Not to short at all.

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