Loire Valley, France
Venice or Milan, Italy
Geneva or Zurich, Switzerland
Thanks so much for your time and anticipated response!!
:P 5 clueless teenagers :P
Lollie in San Jose
There is a ton of stuff to see and do for each of the cities you
mentioned but I will only add in a few things of interest that I
In Munich, for example, there is a place to stay that sounds like a lot
of fun. It's called Jugendlage Kapuzinerholzl, otherwise known as "The
Tent". You sleep with 400 others in a big circus tent. DM7 gets you a
foam pad, blankets, a dry spot on the floor, bathrooms a shower, hot
tea and enthusiastic management. Maximum 3 night stay. No
reservations accepted. You must be under 24 years old, but it's
"flexible". They are open from late June to early September.
Recception is open from 5pm-9pm. There are no lockers.
The Tent is located on Frank-Schrank Str. (tel 141 43 00) Take U-1 to
Rotkreuzplatz, then tram #12 (direction "Amalienburgstr."), and hop off
at Botanischer Garten (ticket inspectors are especially rigorous on
In Venice, I stayed in Padova and commuted to Venice each day. I had
an unlimited eurail pass so I didn't have to worry about using up days.
I had just heard through word of mouth that the hostel in Venice was a
dump, so we opted for Padova.
Ok, that's about all the info I can offer for now. Happy trails!
It just depends on what kind of trip you want - see all the touristy things OR
learn how the locals live!