Your choice of place to stay is critical to your enjoyment of your trip. Stay in the heart of it all! Take a look at what areas to stay in, plus sample great choices, for each of the 10 trips:
This is where it is critical that you know what you’re doing. Errors, oversights, or missed opportunities here will make or break your trip. And they can cost you major money, as well as frustration. Group tours are good at this. But then you are stuck with a group, with restrictions that will confine your travel experience. You can become just as good at this, while retaining your freedom.
What arrangements will be ideal for each of these ten trips: Paris, London, Amsterdam? Loire Chateaux or the Normandy Coast (with Mont St-Michel)? Tuscany, Venice, Cinque Terre or Florence? The Swiss Alps from quaint Zermatt the foot of Matterhorn to elegant St. Moritz on the Glacier Express, then through the Bernina Pass into Italy and then Lake Como?
When you get there, what will you need for your trip go smoothly. You certainly will not want to spend major parts of your trip waiting in line! And when you have your heart set on an outdoor table at a charming restaurant with a view, you will not want to discover that you need to have made your booking in advance and now have no chance t0 get a table.
For each of these ten trips there are necessary arrangements to make in advance. Other arrangements can be made once you arrive so long as you know exactly where to go, who to call, what to do and when. Accomplishing these tasks will ensure that your trip is flawless, and free of disappointment.
Take a look at what passes and reservations you will need for each of the 10 trips: Paris, London, Amsterdam. Loire Chateaux or the Normandy Coast (with Mont St-Michel). Tuscany, Venice, Cinque Terre or Florence. The Swiss Alps from Zermatt to elegant St. Moritz on the Glacier Express, then the Bernina Express into Italy and Lake Como?