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I will be living in the Netherlands for 6 months and a friend is visiting me so we are taking a 3 week backpacking trip. Neither of us have ever done this before and are attempting to do our research but we think we need to cut some cities to get the full experience. Any advice on which ones to cut and which ones to spend more time in? Certain things that we just shouldn’t pass up that we are missing? ANY helpful tips would be greatly appreciated!

Berlin 2 days
Prague 2 days
Munich 1 day
Innsbruck 2 days
Venice 2 days
Florence 1 day
Rome 2 days
cinque Terre 2 days
Interlaken 2 days
Paris 2 days
Amsterdam 2 days

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My first impression is that you will arrive in most places one day and leave the next, Munich and Florence being the exceptions, where you will arrive and leave on the same day. That doesn’t give you much time to see anything.

Some of your choices are major cities (Berlin, Munich, Rome, Paris, and Amsterdam) that would warrant far more time, perhaps a week each). Some people say 2 days in Venice is sufficient; some say there is more there than you can see in two days. I think Florence also warrants more time. Innsbruck and Cinque Terre can be seen in little time, as can Interlaken, unless you want to get up into the mountains.

I suggest you list your interests (art museums or mountains; cities or countryside, for example). Also, take into consideration the season in which you will be going. Once you know what you want to see and do, prune your itinerary to limit where you go to where what you want to see is. Most people try to see to much on their first trip.

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Yeah I get the feeling that we are trying to see too much. It is just so hard cutting cities when we want to see it all! I know it is completely opinion based but are there any that as someone who has never been to Europe that we just cant miss? We aren’t really looking to party more to do some hiking adventure type things and then hitting the major tourist sites… Im completely lost and just bought my first guide book so hopefully that will help too! Any input is welcome.

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The one place to me that stands out in the variety of must-see and do things is Paris. Florence, with perhaps a half day side trip to Pisa, has a lot to see in a small area. For hiking and beautiful scenery, Cinque Terre is great (and convenient to Florence). So is Interlaken, but it is touristy and at the base of the mountains. My preference for that area would be the Lauterbrunnen valley, but even better is the mountain hostel http://www.mountainh… above the valley with great scenery and hiking.

I’m sure others have different favorite places. So much depends on your own interests. I liked Naples; my wife didn’t.

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