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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.
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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...

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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.

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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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #150 on: February 28, 2013, 05:20:33 PM »
Not to short at all.

How are you getting around?

I usually rent cars wherever i go, is it a hassle in any of of these places?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #151 on: February 28, 2013, 05:37:53 PM »
I usually rent cars wherever i go, is it a hassle in any of of these places?
IME's it wasnt worth it.  But maybe others thought  it was.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #152 on: February 28, 2013, 05:39:18 PM »
IME's it wasnt worth it.  But maybe others thought  it was.
+1 Boy am I happy I didn't rent a car in Rome.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #153 on: February 28, 2013, 05:41:02 PM »
I walked between sights/attractions/hotel in all of those cities (Rome, Florence and Venice). Just make sure your hotel is centrally located...

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #154 on: February 28, 2013, 05:44:54 PM »

I can go to lake como as a day trip from venice?

Curious about this as well.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #155 on: February 28, 2013, 06:48:01 PM »
IME's it wasnt worth it.  But maybe others thought  it was.

maybe id do it only in venice since it seems theres alot of neighboring cities to see

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #156 on: March 01, 2013, 03:16:12 AM »
I can go to lake como as a day trip from venice?
If you have a car it's a 3 hour drive. So you'd probably want to stay the night.
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« Reply #157 on: March 01, 2013, 08:03:21 AM »
If you have a car it's a 3 hour drive. So you'd probably want to stay the night.

How's the drive itself?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #158 on: March 01, 2013, 08:21:37 AM »
How's the drive itself?
I did it from Florence. From Venice you should drive along the Alps, but not sure if you see them.

For the record I drove in about 15 different countries and found Italy to be the hardest. Could just be my experiences...
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #159 on: March 03, 2013, 03:31:02 AM »
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Italian drivers are by far the most aggressive I've ever seen

Especially in southern Italy