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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #765 on: January 21, 2014, 10:08:22 AM »
Which one would you recommend for around 5 days - Tuscany or Lake Como?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #766 on: January 21, 2014, 10:20:06 AM »
Which one would you recommend for around 5 days - Tuscany or Lake Como?
I'm in the middle of planning and I chose Tuscany. Lake Como is more of a relaxing, stay in one spot kinda place from what I hear.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #767 on: January 21, 2014, 10:27:17 AM »
I'm in the middle of planning and I chose Tuscany. Lake Como is more of a relaxing, stay in one spot kinda place from what I hear.

And if you're going in the winter, most thinks in Lake Como are closed, including almost all ferries.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #768 on: January 21, 2014, 10:29:04 AM »
And if you're going in the winter, most thinks in Lake Como are closed, including almost all ferries.
I'm not, but that's good informative to know for the next time.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #769 on: January 21, 2014, 11:27:42 AM »
I'm in the middle of planning and I chose Tuscany. Lake Como is more of a relaxing, stay in one spot kinda place from what I hear.
+1. Although stunning there is not much to do in lake Como
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #770 on: January 21, 2014, 11:43:31 AM »
If I base myself in Rome for a week what are some viable options for a day trip or even an overnight trip nearby? 
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #771 on: January 21, 2014, 11:48:55 AM »
If I base myself in Rome for a week what are some viable options for a day trip or even an overnight trip nearby?
Why not spend a few days in Rome and a few days in other cities like random cities in Tuscany, Florence, Venice, etc. I did hear that Pompeii is a good day trip from Rome though.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #772 on: January 21, 2014, 11:54:19 AM »
Why not spend a few days in Rome and a few days in other cities like random cities in Tuscany, Florence, Venice, etc. I did hear that Pompeii is a good day trip from Rome though.

I'd like to do just that. I don't want to spend the whole time travelling though. Trying to figure out which city to base myself in. 
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #773 on: January 22, 2014, 01:34:15 AM »
we are planning a trip to Europe in the spring, for about 7 days. What are some places we should definitely go see? We are interested in Paris, Venice and Nice ( based on some friends recommendations). We can fly from place to place if necessary.
I know there are a lot of trip reports and have been reading them, but there are so many places to go we don't know where to start.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #774 on: January 22, 2014, 01:49:37 AM »
we are planning a trip to Europe in the spring, for about 7 days. What are some places we should definitely go see? We are interested in Paris, Venice and Nice ( based on some friends recommendations). We can fly from place to place if necessary.
I know there are a lot of trip reports and have been reading them, but there are so many places to go we don't know where to start.
If you want to go to Paris Venice and Nice than that's what I would do. Wouldn't try for more. Nice is easy to reach from Paris and there is a flight from VCE to CDG.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #775 on: January 22, 2014, 10:33:53 AM »
Tofasta merubah lo tofasta.
Don't even try to squeeze in more than those 3 cities in 7 days.

Like the person who does 4 Hawaiian islands in 8 days. Sure you can touch ground in 4 islands, but what was the point? (Other than adding to a list like this ;))
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #776 on: January 22, 2014, 10:39:51 AM »
we are planning a trip to Europe in the spring, for about 7 days. What are some places we should definitely go see? We are interested in Paris, Venice and Nice ( based on some friends recommendations). We can fly from place to place if necessary.
I know there are a lot of trip reports and have been reading them, but there are so many places to go we don't know where to start.

I'd do Venice and Nice then and save Paris for a different time. 4 days in Nice and 3 in Venice sounds doable. 

Or maybe Paris and then 3 days in Nice?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #777 on: January 22, 2014, 10:41:04 AM »
Or 4 days in Paris and 3 in Venice.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #778 on: January 22, 2014, 01:08:57 PM »
Or 4 days in Paris and 3 in Venice.
Too long in Venice (we've had this argument already). I'd do 3.5 in Paris, 2 in Venice and a day trip to Lake Como
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #779 on: January 22, 2014, 01:11:53 PM »
I'd do 3.5 in Paris, 2 in Venice and a day trip to Lake Como
And where do you squeeze in shabbos?
I think 3 days in VCE over shabbos is nice, esp with other islands, etc.
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