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Hi,
I need help in planning a trip to Paris, Venice, Rome, Zurich starting from London. In my group there are four adults and four youths (under 25). Please suggest how to plan this trip in first week of July with a total days in hand 10 and ofcourse budget expense.
How can we book rail ticket for multiple destinations with a jouney break of 1 – 2 days in between two segments. How can we make best use of euro rail pass as not all in my group have British (Euro) citizenship which I beleive is necessay to buy euro rail pass. Any alternative!
Any advice shall be gratefully accepted.

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Hi … just to add:
The tentative intenary is as follows,
3 July – London to Paris – Stay Paris 2 nights (need Hostel/ bed & breakfast)- sight seeing
5 Jul – Paris to Rome – Stay 2 nights (need Hostel/ bed & breakfast)- sight seeing
7 Jul – Rome to Venice – stay 1 night (need Hostel/ bed & breakfast)- sight seeing
8 Jul – Rome to Zurich – stay 2 night (need Hostel/ bed & breakfast)- sight seeing
10 Jul – Zurich to London (Return) *Looking for recommendation *on all aspects such as hostel, sight seeing and transport between the cities. If someone is aware of any deal during that period, will be most welcome.
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Interrail passes/tickets would be available for citizens/residents of UK and European counties. Eurail passes would be available to those who aren’t citzens/residents of UK and European countries

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I could use some more information about you and your group in order to give you a good travel itinerary. You don’t have to spend the same amount of time in each country and you could insist more in those countries that have more to offer, if that’s possible. So are you the romantic type or the explorer type?
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I think your trip is a little too compact. You have too many destinations that are too far apaprt for ten days. Take out Zurich and add that time to one of the other cities you are planning to see. Paris to Italy will take up pretty much an entire day. Did you factor travel times in there? I’d cut out Venice next and add that time to Rome or Paris. Venice is fun, but only for about a day. Since you don’t have a ton of time I think you’ll get more out of the overall experience by not moving around so much. That’s just my 2 cents…hope that helps!

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Hi aether1515,
Greetings!
Thanks a lot to all of those who responded, their suggestions, concerns and comments were really helpful in finalising my plan. I am now sorted. Thanks once again!

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Do you have to fly into and out of London? Another thing you could do is fly “open jaw” or “mulit-city”. That way you will not have to backtrack all the way to London. Fly into London and out of Rome. It would save you considerable time and probably money too.

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That’s I have been looking for 2 things actually a good cheap transportation service to get me around a couple destinations in Europe and very badly need good low budget B&B accommodation primarily in the UK and France. I have search extensively regarding Lake District Bed and Breakfast but Google gave so many results that not sure which one to look for and pick.

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(Realizing that I’m late to add comments to this thread, but maybe will be helpful to others with similar questions)…

I’m also going to recommend taking Zurich out. 10 days, including travel, for all 4 of these places is not enough time.

Consider this: London-Paris (Eurostar train)
Paris-Rome (fly Easyjet or Vueling; Ryanair go from BVA, but not worth it with fees)
Rome-Venice (Trenitalia – train)
VCE-LON (Easyjet or BA)

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The funny thing is that even though we’ve gone on many vacations but every time we plan the next one we have to find places, lodging, travel routes, decide the destination and other stuff all over again.

You first plan you’d like to visit 3-4 places along a route and then return home once the trip is over. You look for cheap air tickets or train services to that city. Hotels that’s a real headache at times. And packing the luggage too.

The last time I went to England I realized one thing that its better to hop from city to city with in the country rather than city to city in different countries.

I found London, Liverpool and Edinburgh to be amazing. While Edinburgh Bed and Breakfast were just the most comfortable of all. Even better than the large hotels in London.

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Waaaayyy to much going on there! I really don’t get how people can expect to spend so little time in each city,and enjoy it! I mean you could spend 10 days between just London and Paris!
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