Sunday, June 06, 2010

Europe Trip 2010, Part 1: The Brief Recap

Before I do the detailed recaps of each location that we visited, I wanted to give an overview of our itinerary so you can get a preview of everything we did.

When I was prepping for our Europe trip I spent a lot of time trying to figure out where to visit and for how long, so I'm hoping this itinerary could help others in planning their Europe trips as well.

Europe Trip 2010 final itinerary

Day 1: Leave for Europe
Day 2: Flying, arrive in Munich late
Day 3: Mike's Bike Tour, Augustiner

Day 4: Dachau Tour
Day 5: Bavarian Alps and Neuschwanstein Castle
Day 6: Haufbrau Haus, Viktualienmarkt, beer halls, night train to Venice
Day 7: Arrive in Venice, Accademia Museum, Rialto, exploring the city

Day 8: St. Marks Plaza and Church, walking tours through neighborhoods and Churches, Doges Palace
Day 9: Train to Florence, Ponte Veccio Bridge, Bobbli Gardens
Day 10: San Lorenzo Marketplace, Church and Duomo, Michaelango's plaza, Palazzo Veccio Plaza, Pitti Place Gallery

Day 11: Uffuzi Gallery, train to Rome
Day 12: Coliseum, Palantine Hill, Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Pantheon

Day 13: Appian Way, Catacombs of San Callisto, Capuchin Crypts, Sacra Argentina/Cat Sanctuary, Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps
Day 14: National Museum of Rome, Baths of Diocletian, Borghese Park, Modern Art Museum, Campo Del Fiore

Day 15: Vatican Museum, St. Peter's Basillica, Trastevere
Day 16: Drive to Tuscany, exploring Cortona
Day 17: Exploring Montepulciano, wine tasting
Day 18: Exploring Siena, Main Piazza, Duomo, Train to Rome
Day 19: Fly home

Don't worry, these photos are just a preview! I'll be doing full recaps of the cities we visited with lots of photos, and linking to them from this page. Stay tuned!

20 comments:

California Wife said...

I can't even put into words how jealous I am of your 2 week tour of Italy and Germany!!! It looks like you had an amazing time. I can't wait to see more pictures!

Katie said...

your dress is adorable!!! I love the flowers!

Erika said...

I completely agree with Katie. I was going to comment on your dress as well....super cute!

So excited that you guys were able to go on this trip. Due to budget constraints, I will be forced to live vicariously through your upcoming posts...so make them juicy :-)

Jess said...

I am SO excited to read all about your trip!!!!

Already, the pictures are so incredible.

Rachel said...

I love it! Just looking at these pictures has me SO excited! You look darling in every picture. I am so afraid that I am going to look like a bum everywhere we go, but you're giving me hope!

Shaina said...

Beautiful photos! And wow, you look so adorable and put together in every photo! I always look like a bum on vacation. Well done!!!

Lindsay said...

Your pictures are GORGEOUS! Looks like you guys had a great time :)

Sweet Simplicity said...

I cannot believe you all had this great opportunity! 19 days, holy cow! So excited to see the full recaps.

Aly @ Analyze This said...

Wonderful pictures! I wish I could go there tomorrow! :)

Where did you get the tan and black dress? Absolutely adorable! Very chic! :)

L A C E Y said...

so jealous!!! great pics of the two of you. seems like you had a jam packed trip! looking forward to reading more about your travels.

Alison said...

Living vicariously through you today! Great pics, can't wait to see/hear about the whole trip :)

Belle said...

Awesome!! I can't wait to see more!

Blue-Eyed Bride said...

ah! it looks amazing! i know y'all had a great time. you look beautiful and so does all of the scenery!

Perfectly Imperfect said...

wow. i'm literally drooling on my keyboard with jealousy! looks like an amazing trip!!

Chic Runner said...

Love all the pics and can't wait for the recap! You look gorgeous and I am glad you are back in the LBC.

Tara Gibson said...

GORGEOUS pics! i cant wait to see more!

Jessica @ Acting Adult said...

What an amazing trip! I cannot WAIT to see the recaps!

Meant to be a mom said...

How amazing!!! It looks like such a great trip. Can't wait to see more.

Crazy Shenanigans said...

The photos you posted look amazing!!! I can't wait to hear all about your trip!

Monique said...

I'm catching up on your blog. Your pictures are amazing and your outfits are fabulous!!!!

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