travel advice & savings
 
RAIL PASSES GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES at RAILPASS.COM Click Here

Backpacking extravaganza

Hossgriff
Hossgriff's profile picture
New Member
New Member
Eurotrip Points: 37
Member: 20584
Joined: 12/22/2009
User offline. Last seen 7 years 42 weeks ago.

Great trip planned, I hit most of those cities on my last trip, let me know if I can help with your planning. One recommendation is adding Verona, Italy to you list. Great city.

Kayling05
Kayling05's profile picture
Eurotripper
EurotripperEurotripperEurotripperEurotripperEurotripper
Eurotrip Points: 518
Member: 8179
Joined: 11/02/2008
User offline. Last seen 4 years 17 weeks ago.

I think your Italy leg is a little jumbled up (too much backtracking) but once you get that sorted out, it looks like a great trip!
For Italy, btw, I’m thinking it would go smoother if you went Rome-Siena-Venice-Cinque Terre-Genoa-Nice. Although, I would also like to ask, why Genoa instead of Florence??

Rossoze
Rossoze's profile picture
New Member
New Member
Eurotrip Points: 27
Member: 19536
Joined: 11/16/2009
User offline. Last seen 16 weeks 6 days ago.

looks like an awesome trip infact it looks quite similar to mine, even similar time of year just in reverse.Wink

eurotrip
eurotrip's profile picture
Member
MemberMember
Eurotrip Points: 117
Member: 8066
Joined: 09/27/2008
User offline. Last seen 30 weeks 3 days ago.

I like that you are starting down in Athens – are you flying back from Amsterdam or do you have to get back down to Athens to fly home?

I would recommend stopping in Corfu on the way up to Rome.

I am also wondering if you plan on visiting any of the Aegean Islands such as Santorini or Paros on this trip?

lhiester
lhiester's profile picture
Member
MemberMember
Eurotrip Points: 58
Member: 20669
Joined: 12/26/2009
User offline. Last seen 5 years 24 weeks ago.

Thanks, I will definitely check out Verona!

lhiester
lhiester's profile picture
Member
MemberMember
Eurotrip Points: 58
Member: 20669
Joined: 12/26/2009
User offline. Last seen 5 years 24 weeks ago.

I’m flying back from Amsterdam, so I don’t have to worry about returning to Athens ( :

Thanks for the recommendation of Corfu – what would you recommend doing there?

I am definitely planning on visiting some Greek islands, I just haven’t added any to my itinerary yet because I need to research what group of islands to travel to…

mim
mim's profile picture
Moderator
ModeratorModeratorModeratorModeratorModerator
Eurotrip Points: 2362
Member: 235
Joined: 01/03/2007
User offline. Last seen 2 years 21 weeks ago.

Lots of party islands in Greece. Mykanos and Corfu are the two standouts. There’s a big backpacking scene on Corfu and a more euro clubby feel to Mykanos. You can ferry from Italy -> Corfu -> Mainland Greece