So I had some spare time this afternoon and I found myself designing a road trip around Europe.
There are a couple of places that are on my Bucket List and so I designed my trip around that. This trip will start in England and ends in Italy. Countries included: England, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and Italy.
I used Route Perfect to work out the best route. Here is the itinerary:
1. Dover, England (0 nights) This is where you can catch the Ferry/Channel Tunnel Train to France if you wanted to drive your own car. If you wanted to rent a car, I’d suggest flying to France and hiring a car from Paris, otherwise you’re just adding on extra time.
2. Paris, France (2 nights) I was tempted to add another French town here.
3. Freiburg, Germany (1 night)
4. Rothenburg, Germany (1 night)
5. Prague, Czech Republic (2 nights)
6. Vienna, Austria (2 nights)
7. Salzburg, Austria (1 night)
8. Fussen, Germany (1 night)
9. Venice, Italy (1 night)
10. Florence, Italy (2 nights)
11. Rome, Italy (2 nights)
Although I would prefer to pick my own hotels using sites like Trvago and Booking.com, for a quick price check, I used Route perfect and selected the option for Mid-range hotels. The Total price: £1314.18 GBP based on 2 adults sharing 1 room.This was for accommodation including taxes, based on travelling in June 2018. The luxury hotel package was a massive £4055.53 GBP whereas the price for the economy package was £1006.53 GBP, but like I said, I think if you were to shop around and book hotels individually, I think you’d get a better price and there’s the possibility of seeing a ‘Luxury hotel’ at an absolute steal of a price.
Route perfect is also great for telling you how long (roughly) the drive would be between each of your destinations: