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    • Taxi tours in and around Crotone Italy

      Crotone Apr 20, 2014 at 9:32 AM

      My spouse and I arrive in Crotone, Italy on the Sojourn on May 6, 2014 at 8:00am departing at 6:00pm. We would advice about the availability of taxi tours in and around Crotone. Thanks!

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    • Taxi tours to Conero Coast

      Ancona Apr 18, 2014 at 9:12 AM

      Are there taxi tours to the Conero coast including Sirolo and Numana? If so, what is the approximate cost?

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    • Barga for young children

      Barga Apr 15, 2014 at 4:07 AM

      We are staying Barga in August 2014 and have 2 gilrs aged 6 and 4. Any tips on activities for children this age would be very welcome. Any swimming pools or parks with play grounds? Also, when is the jazz festival taking place?
      Thank you.

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    • adres -of the busstation in Lecce

      Lecce Apr 14, 2014 at 9:48 AM

      We have booked at the B&B suites Chiesa Greca, Piazzetta Chiesa Greca 11 , in Lecce.
      We takes the bus from Brindisi Airport to Lecce. How can we best ask for a busstop? do you know the adress of the busstation? Is this far from the B&B suite ?
      Thanks a lot

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      bicycle rental in Arezzo

      Arezzo Apr 13, 2014 at 6:21 PM

      I'm not getting email responses from bike rental companies doing business in the Arezzo area. I'd like to make direct contact with a bike shop in Arezzo. Is anyone aware of a shop that rents bicycles in Arezzo? I want to rent bikes for a 5 day September 2014 tour ending up in Siena.

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      Dive site in Sorrento

      Sorrento Apr 13, 2014 at 1:27 PM

      Any one used the dive centre at Marina Picolla Sorrento

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      Head North or Head South in Puglia

      Puglia Apr 2, 2014 at 5:50 PM

      Hello There, My friends and I will be traveling in Italy this summer. We will be ending our journey in Puglia, which I have never been to before. We are looking to relax and sightsee and would like very much to enjoy the ocean. We love swimming. What would be the best option for us in Puglia? We will have four days and on the fifth day we'll be flying out of Bari to Milan. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you! :)

      Also, we will be getting around on Train or Bus. 

       

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    • Salsa in Alghero?

      Alghero Apr 1, 2014 at 11:03 AM

      I shall visit Alghero in May as a tourist. Are there any places where you can dance salsa?

      Martin
      Denmark

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      Renting a small sailboat for the day

      Tuscany Mar 25, 2014 at 10:25 PM

      Salve! Does anyone know where we might rent a small sailboat for a day somewhere around the Tuscan coast, ideally Arcipelago Toscano.

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      Getting from Naples to Puglia?

      Puglia 3 hours ago

      Hello,
      I will be traveling from Naples to Puglia at the beginning of July. I am wondering what is the best way to get to the region. I have not decided where in the south of Puglia I want to stay, (preferably somewhere near the ocean... Polignano a Mare? Gallipoli? Ostuni? Otranto? Lecce?). I was told there's a bus from Naples to Bari which takes about 3.5 hours... I would have to then take another form of transportation to the southern areas. I also read that the best option is to take the train, and that takes around 5+ hours. I am confused as to what is the best mode of transportation. I plan to use only public transportation... Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. :) Thanks!

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    • Dance clubs in Venezia

      Venice 22 hours ago

      does anyone know of any dance clubs in Venezia. The information on this site is a little old, so I wasn't sure if it was still valid.

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    • Segreti Veneziani in San Marco 5335

      Venice Yesterday

      I just returned from Italy. While in Venice, I bought I really nice Murano glass bracelet, earring and pendant set at Segreti Veneziani in San Marco 5335. On the first day I wore the jewelry, the necklace detached and the pendant fell off. I am devastated. I have been trying to find a replacement but it seems nearly impossible to find authentic Murano glass jewelry in the States. And those that I'm finding aren't comparable to the piece that I lost. Does anyone know the email address for Segreti Veneziani? I would like to send a photo of the other pieces to see if I can get a replacement piece for the pendant sent to me.

      Thank you.

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      public transportation from Palermo to Selinunte

      Palermo Apr 20, 2014 at 9:32 PM

      Hi,

      I am wondering if there is public transportation from Palermo to Selinunte. I found a posting from 2006 that states one can take the SALEMI Bus Lines service to Castelvetrano (100 minutes) and then transfer to a local Salemi orange mini-bus (25 minutes) to the Selinunte archeological site. The posting said that I could buy the Palermo to Castelvetrano round trip bus ticket a the Salemi lines ticket office on Via Balsamo and then purchase the ticket to Selinunte directly on the local bus.

      However, this posting was in 2006 and I will be going in late September. I am wondering if the information is still current.

      Thank you

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      pubilc transportation to Selinunte from Palermo

      Selinunte Apr 20, 2014 at 9:30 PM

      Hi,

      I am wondering if there is public transportation from Palermo to Selinunte. I found a posting from 2006 that states one can take the SALEMI Bus Lines service to Castelvetrano (100 minutes) and then transfer to a local Salemi orange mini-bus (25 minutes) to the Selinunte archeological site. The posting said that I could buy the Palermo to Castelvetrano round trip bus ticket a the Salemi lines ticket office on Via Balsamo and then purchase the ticket to Selinunte directly on the local bus.

      However, this posting was in 2006 and I will be going in late September. I am wondering if the information is still current.

      Thank you

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    • Tennis at Lucca

      Lucca Apr 20, 2014 at 4:47 AM

      How do I find some tennis games around Lucca? I am directed to a tennis club il Poggio in S. Anna, 1 km from Lucca. Who knows how I can find people looking for a game, and whether and how court rental can be arranged? (I shall be in Lucca for the last week of April.)

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    • Transfer Catania Airport to Palazzolo Acreide

      Catania Apr 19, 2014 at 12:58 AM

      Elderly couple travelling from Catania Airport to Palazzolo Acreide 4th may 2014 returning 11th May

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    • BOAT TRIP WITH LUGGAGE TO SORRENTO

      Sorrento Apr 18, 2014 at 8:34 AM

      WHAT IS BEST BOAT TRIP FROM ROME TO NAPLES TO SORENTO AND HOW TO DRESS IN JULY

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    • Car Hire from Parma to Vernazza??

      Italy Apr 14, 2014 at 10:42 AM

      Hi everyone,

      We are staying in Parma for a few days then heading to Vernazza for a few more days. We are planning on taking the train, however I thought it would be interesting to drive it. This would happen in about 6 weeks from now. The countryside should be beautiful and the viewing better by car rather than by train, I thought would be better. So here is my question, does anyone know of a hire car company, we could hire to take us there, and how much this might cost? I am just doing some exploring at this stage but very curious what people think of the idea. It might be way out of reason for the cost, but you never know till you ask.

      Thanks everyone for their help and suggestions.

      Lary1047

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      How to go there from Florence.

      Cortona Apr 13, 2014 at 12:51 AM

      Are there any direct buses from Florence to Cortona? Would it be a long journey between these two places?

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    • Walk to Tiscali

      Sardegna Apr 12, 2014 at 11:32 AM

      How old should children bee to manage the walk to the old village in Tinscali?

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    • Transport to and from Urbino

      Urbino Apr 12, 2014 at 9:58 AM

      Hi, I am due to go on my year abroad for uni, and I would like to go to Urbino but I can't find any other way of getting to and from the airport (preferably Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport). Do you know of another way of getting there?

      Thanks
      Kitty

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    • Day trips from Agropoli

      Agropoli Apr 6, 2014 at 11:23 AM

      Are there day trips from Agropoli to Salerno, Naples or Herculeneum or do we take a bus or train on our own?

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    • trains to Florence

      La Spezia Apr 5, 2014 at 11:46 AM

      Are there earlier trains to Florence from La Spezia. The earliest one I can find departs at 8pm

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    • sardegna in may

      Sardegna Apr 5, 2014 at 6:01 AM

      hi
      I am planning to travel sardegna for 12 days alone
      The north of the island ( from alghero to olibia)
      I'd like to travel without cars because I haven't a driver's license
      how about think that ? that make a sense ??
      and I wanna go to stintino (plage de Pelosa)
      how can I get from alghero to stintino ?
      are there buses ?

      thanks for your helps !!

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      Cappelletti con panna, Cannoli alla crema, and Erbazzone

      Bologna Apr 3, 2014 at 11:23 AM

      Hi Everyone,

      I was wondering if anyone can recommend locations in Bologna where I can eat cappelletti con panna, cannoli alla crema, and erbazzone? I had these many years ago in Reggio Emilia. I will be in Bologna for two days this summer and I was hoping I might find these delicous foods there rather than having to travel to Reggio Emilia? Any recommendations will be greatly appreciated! Thanks and Kind Regards! :)

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    Popular Basilicata Travel Answer Locations

    • Lecce to Matera for a day trip

      Matera Mar 2, 2014 at 7:41 AM

      Is it possible to take a day trip to Matera from Lecce using public transportation--either train or bus.

      4 Answers Mar 2, 2014 at 10:11 AM
    • excursions from Bari

      Matera Feb 24, 2014 at 12:38 PM

      matera or alberobello?

      2 Answers Feb 24, 2014 at 4:09 PM
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      Brindisi or Porte Cesareo?

      Basilicata Jan 27, 2014 at 5:30 AM

      Our coming holiday I would like to spend exploring "the heel" and geografically both Brindisi and Porto Cesareo suit well for short rides everyday. But my children (teenagers) are very specific about the beach. To be more specific, the sea. They like when you can snork. The water should be clear and there are should be some species to watch (no matter fish or crab), they also don't like it when it is shallow for quite a long time ( as it is along Venice Rivierra). Could you please help me with a choice?

      2 Answers Jan 27, 2014 at 2:54 PM
    • Roads from Sorrento to Matera

      Matera Nov 26, 2013 at 6:37 PM

      Hi,
      We would like to drive from Sorrento to Matera in mid April and spend 2 nights there. How are the roads driving there and in Matera?
      I am becoming somewhat anxious hearing about the driving in Italy.
      Thanks for your help.

      5 Answers Nov 27, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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      Villa Rental in Potenza

      Potenza Sep 3, 2013 at 12:04 PM

      The usual websites lack information on rental properties in Potenza Italy and surrounding environs. Can anyone recommend a local that may have knowledge of possible properties to rent? Time frame would be next summer. Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Sep 3, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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      driving to Matera

      Matera May 6, 2013 at 6:01 PM

      Is it realistic to drive from Sorrento to Matera? How long would it take to drive.? There are 3 of us so we thought it might be more economical and time efficient to drive and see the sites along the way. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Will be there end of May. Thanks

      7 Answers May 12, 2013 at 6:44 AM
    • Travel directions

      Matera May 12, 2012 at 12:01 PM

      What is the best method of travel from Matera Italy to Naples Italy, and what if I want to travel on a Sunday.

      3 Answers May 13, 2012 at 7:23 AM
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      Matera hotels?

      Matera Aug 25, 2011 at 7:55 PM

      Are you familiar with Matera? We may be in the city for 2 nights to do some photo-shooting, and I'd like to know what hotels you can recommend that have cave bedrooms and spectacular views of the town (I'm cheating on a couple of the photos, to shoot them from my bedroom window!). I don't mind if it's pricey, but it has to be worth the cost. I'm leaning toward the Hotel Sassi, and recent reviews of the place are favorable.

      1 Answer Aug 25, 2011 at 10:30 PM
    • How to get from Matera to Lamezia Terme Airport?

      Basilicata Jul 21, 2010 at 12:28 PM

      Are there trains or buses that will take me to Lamezia from Matera?
      I know that there is a train from Bari but getting from Bari to Lamezia Terme airport is a nightmare.

      1 Answer Jul 21, 2010 at 4:25 PM
    • Buses from Potenza to Matera

      Basilicata Jul 16, 2010 at 11:56 PM

      Hi,

      Is there anyone who knows the latest bus timetable from Salerno or Potenza to Matera?

      Thanks,

      7 Answers Jul 17, 2010 at 3:04 AM
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      Traveling to Anzi

      Basilicata Apr 20, 2010 at 4:29 PM

      Is there any public transportation between Potenza and Anzi ? How frequent is it ? How expensive is it. Any info on the towns and area will be greatly appreciated.

      3 Answers Apr 27, 2010 at 3:17 AM
    • transport from Sorrento to Matera

      Matera Jul 31, 2008 at 4:11 AM

      I am going to Sorrento and then want to go onto Matera - are there regular buses to matera or trains to near Matera?? Most of the inforamtion is from Puglia side
      Thanks

      2 Answers Jul 31, 2008 at 10:16 AM
    • Going from Matera to Milan?

      Matera Aug 29, 2007 at 12:51 PM

      Does anyone know if all the trains you book for night travel automatically include sleeping quarters? Is there anyone who can give me some good advice on traveling by train. It appears there is more than one company, and prices vary.

      15 Answers Sep 14, 2007 at 8:52 PM
    • Traveling at Thanksgiving to Potenza

      Potenza Aug 13, 2007 at 9:26 AM

      We are hoping to visit our ancestral hometowns in Potenza during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 17-24. We're been to Italy many times but never to this region. Any advice for hotels, restaurants and must-see spots. Thanks for any information.

    • Maratea and santavenere hotel

      Maratea Jul 6, 2007 at 2:19 PM

      I was hoping that someone would place some info on Maratea but nothing yet. Also I looked up Hotel Santavenere and the rates that come up show1,500-$3,000 per night???Can this be true??Any help is appreciated--Thanks-Gene

      2 Answers Jul 6, 2007 at 4:35 PM
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      Getting to Calitri?

      Calitri May 13, 2007 at 3:59 PM

      Does anyone have any good advice on getting to Calitri? Either from Avellion or elsewhere? I'd like to visit the town for the day, and try to see some of Avellino that same day, if possible. Are there buses or anything local that could get me to Calitri without having a car? Thanks!

      1 Answer May 20, 2007 at 8:32 PM
    • Hotels in Old Town

      Maratea Jan 3, 2007 at 8:47 PM

      We are looking for accommodation in Maratea but with all the little communities it is difficult to get a good understanding of the area and how far apart things are. We want something atmospheric and not too expensive. The Old Town sounds like what we are after, but is it far from the beach? An apartment with two double bedrooms or a bed & breakfast would be great or a hotel (assuming not too expensive). All the websites I've found so far are for accomodation which appear to be quite some distance from the Old Town and/or requires a car. Do you have any suggestions?
      Regards

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2007 at 3:15 AM
    • need info on area in general

      Maratea Jun 26, 2006 at 10:43 AM

      Is there someone who is real familiar with the Maratea area. Are there restaurants in other than hotesl and is there a piazza in town with a few shops and restaurants. If not does any one know the closest decent size city near Maratea.Also is it easier to fly into Naples or Lamezia Terme in Calabria-How about the Santavenere hotel? Anyone know anything about that--Thanks for your help-Gene

      1 Answer Jul 12, 2006 at 2:17 PM
    • Naples to Avigliano

      Basilicata Feb 11, 2006 at 12:10 PM

      Io e mio marito want to take a trip to see where our families were from and then spend some time at/near the Amalfi Coast. This will probably be our only trip to Italy in this lifetime and we only have 2 weeks. His family is near Avellino and mine is Avigliano/Potenza. Anyone know the best way for me to get from Naples to Avigliano (by way of Avellino) and about how long it will take? Is there actually much reason to stay in either town or will this most likely be drive in, look around and drive on to the next "hometown"?

      Thanks for any help!

      1 Answer Mar 24, 2009 at 4:27 AM
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      Transport from Alberobello to Matera?

      Matera May 9, 2005 at 1:46 AM

      Now I give up.
      All those different compagnies running the trains and busses give me headache.
      IsnĀ“t there one page where it is possible to find out about all traffic in Italy?

      Well, I want to find out if busline between Alberobello and Matera? What compagny run it, and how often?

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      New Year in Basilicata

      Basilicata Nov 28, 2004 at 12:11 AM

      Well-travelled as I am, I've never visited Basilicata. Shame for an Italian, so I intend to spend next NYE in there with my Finnish girlfriend. Any advice on "hidden" places to see would be dearly appreciated. I speak Italian and will be driving. A presto, grazie, The Baron

      2 Answers Nov 29, 2005 at 5:30 AM
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      Travel to and 'after' Matera

      Matera Nov 20, 2004 at 5:07 PM

      Hello, Probably I'll visit Italy (Matera and Grotole) for this year's Christmas. I'll spend there about one week. My questions are in the field 'How to reach... .': I can fly to Milan or Rome. Can you help me - where it is easier to reach Matera? Is it better by train, or, probably busses are more convenient? After that I have to leave for Grotole. How is the public transport? Do you think I'll manage knowing almost any Italian? Thanks for your help, and greetings from Bulgaria. You are welcome if you are coming here. Have a nice day, Lillyia

      2 Answers Nov 21, 2004 at 12:50 AM
    • recommendations

      Basilicata Jun 28, 2004 at 11:17 AM

      Hello all, I have 3 questions for those more knowledgeable than I am: 1) :?: why is it that most Anglo-saxons hardly ever mention Basilicata/Calabria in forums etc. and expats too,even Brits, seem to avoid these areas in relocation? 2) :?: I am planning a visit there and would like to know which communes-towns are badly impacted by depopulation & out-migration of young locals, and if you think that a westerner might be welcome (or feel comfortable) to spend a few months there 3) :?: which coastal towns in Basilicata (both sides)and which on the Ionic side of Calabria north of Crotone have the loveliest sandy beaches? or the nicest to stay in for a while?

      2 Answers Feb 23, 2005 at 7:23 AM
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      ho bisogno dell'informazione

      Basilicata Dec 20, 2002 at 5:49 AM

      sono uno studente in america e devo fare un progetto della Basilicata, ma non posso trovare l'informazione. Se vive li o se non ha mai viaggiato in Basilicata, per favore...dammi l'informazione!!!! grazie...ciao English: I am an italian student in the US and must do a project on Basilicata. If you live there or have ever been there...please...give me information. thanks. bye!

      2 Answers Jan 3, 2003 at 3:34 AM