"EARLY RISER'S!" Europe Warnings Or Dangers Tip by balhannah

Europe Warnings and Dangers: 138 reviews and 180 photos


As we come from Australia, we are used to early starts to the day. Shops, Tourist attraction's and most things are open from 9am or much earlier.

In Europe, we found it very different. Our early starts [we were awake and ready to go] meant lovely morning countryside and village views, this was a plus in the tourist places, as quite often I had the small village mainly to myself, long before the Tourist Coaches arrived!

The downside was, a lot of the Attraction's, including most of the Castles did not open until 10am or even 11am, and most closed by 5pm, some even at 4pm. This really made it difficult to see all that we wanted to!

Be aware of this when planning your trip, and pick out the main points of interest you wish to see.

Check the opening and closing times, this is important

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  • Written Sep 20, 2011
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