FLYING INTO LONDON IN DECEMBER - JANUARY THEN LIVERPOOL, FLY TO KRAKOW, TRAINS TO PRAGUE AND PARIS. IS THIS WORKABLE IN WINTER? ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR A COUPLE OF FREE NIGHTS, AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION? J. FLOWERS, FAIRLIGHT NSW
Since these are all cities there should be no problem with midwinter timing.
Train is the logical way to get around the cities you plan to visit in continental Europe.
For the free nights, some of the trains between Prague and Paris go via Cologne – Koln – a really lovely city with plenty to offer for a short visit.
Another option is Amsterdam but you might also consider Venice, which is wonderful and moody in winter, and relatively crowd free.
A flight from Prague would make more sense.
For accommodation I'm a fan of Airbnb in big cities, and somewhere close to the city centre with lots of positive recent reviews.
If this doesn't appeal, look at TripAdvisor for something that fits your budget, with a Travellers' Choice Award.
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