We are thinking about a 3-week trip to Europe in August 2011 and wanted to start planning early. I’ll be traveling with my wife (we both are 25 yrs old) and have sketched a rough itinerary using the trip planner.
We are hoping we’ll be able to spend around $4000-$5000 (excluding airfair) and basically want to hit the big cities. We are looking forward to traveling from train most of the time but would like to drive through France, from Paris to Nice, if it is viable. It’s still very early to say anything for sure but would really love to plan this well ahead. Hostels would be ideal as we are both still students but would prefer private rooms. Please let us know if the trip I’ve sketched above is practical for 3 weeks. I’ve left 5 days for traveling from city to city. What would be the best rail pass to take? Is the budget enough. We’d really like some personal experiences, for eg, which hostels to book, which routes to take, etc. This might be a once in a life time trip for us so we’d like to cover as much as we can. Is there any other attractions that we can add to this list along these routes? We really appreciate any advise we can get on getting this right.
Paris, Würzburg, Colmberg, Füssen, Salzburg, Interlaken, Pisa, Rome