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      Positano May 4, 2015 at 2:47 AM

      Hi can anyone help with instructions to get from positano to La Spezia ,chique terra . Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers

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    • Public Transport

      Sorrento May 4, 2015 at 1:18 AM

      Staying at St Agnello - would like to visit Positanio - Leics has said that public buses can get packed - will they be packed this week

      Thinking of visiting Capri - don't like small boats so what are the options of taking a large regular ferry boat -and then getting the furnicular to Capri town - are these liable to be full this week

      All answers gratefully received. Many thanx

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      Train from Sorrento to Lucca.

      Sorrento Apr 23, 2015 at 4:15 PM

      The wife and I will be spending 5 days in Sorrento this July after a 6 week organized tour and then we wish to enjoy 4 days around Lucca.Any advice on how to get to Lucca by train would be appreciated.Do you think we are wise going to Lucca for such a short period after completing our organized tour .We fly home from Rome after this visit to Lucca.Thanking you from 2 Aussies.

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      Paestum Ruins

      Paestum May 19, 2015 at 12:05 AM

      Thank you members for your information on transport to Paestum from Salerno. I had a look at the area around the station in Paestum and wonder is it safe for me to walk to the ruins on my own.

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      B&b in the old town of Sorrento

      Sorrento May 18, 2015 at 3:08 AM

      Hello i am looking for a B&b in the old town of Sorrento not to expensive whiv=ch i know is hard in this part of the world
      somewhere clear and in a good locaton handy for trains,ferrys ect
      Many thanks
      Jeff...

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    • budget hotels in Sorrento

      Sorrento May 9, 2015 at 7:58 AM

      Hi, I'm coming down to Sorrento from Rome for a day or two and am looking for a good place to stay for relatively cheap, and ideally relatively close to the train station. Any ideas?
      thanks,
      Tom

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    • Amalfi coast

      Positano May 5, 2015 at 10:37 PM

      Our family, parents with 3 teenagers, will stay in Positano early July. What is the best way to visit neighbouring Amalfi coast towns? Private boat, ferry, bus?
      Where is the best place for swimming or snorkelling?

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    • 4 days from Rome to Amalfi Italy

      Amalfi May 6, 2015 at 3:34 PM

      I am in Rome Oct 7 at noon and need to be back early afternoon Oct 11th to join another tour, can someone suggest a tour of Pompei, Amalfi, Capri, Sorrento (or suggestions) 3 or 4 day tour of that area? Is Naples safe to tour?

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      Pompeii true or false

      Pompeii May 14, 2015 at 7:49 AM

      Is it true that the preserved remains of a couple embracing was found at Pompeii or is that just the fantasy of movie makers? Thanks , Louise

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    • Rome to Amalfi Italy transportation

      Amalfi May 13, 2015 at 7:36 AM

      I am travelling from Rome to Sorrento and wanted someone to check to make sure the information for our vacation there is accurate. My travel is in October 2015.

      Fiumicino Airport to train station options - You can reach the Railway Central Station with a bus, train or cab from the airport.

      Train - One Way Fare: about €14 Adult, The Leonardo Express Airport Train is a dedicated airport train taking 30 minutes to reach the centre of Rome (Termini Station) with a frequency every 30 minutes. The Leonardo Express is the fastest and most frequent and most comfortable public transport transfer between Fiumicino Airport and Central Rome (Termini Station). The service is a dedicated airport train and runs non stop, every 30 minutes. The capacity and ticketing facilities means no prior booking required, journey time of 30 minutes with trains every 30 minutes, the first departure from Roma Termini is at 5:50 and last at 22:50 and the first departure from the airport is at 6:38 and last at 23:38.

      At Fiumicino Airport the train station is well signposted within the passenger terminals. It’s a 5-10 minute walk. The way is totally undercover using moving walkways, escalators/lifts. There are ticket machines, the official ticket desk and three or four other independent outlets that all sell tickets for the Leonardo Express train. Note: The station has three platforms and other local trains also terminate here. So do check which platform the next Leonardo Express train departs from, even if there is only one train in the station.

      Rome Termini Station - Termini Station as well as being the main railway station for Rome also houses the main local bus station and is the hub where the Metro system radiates out from. It’s also the biggest district of hotel accommodation for all budgets. It’s a very convenient place to stay. The station is like a small city with a large shopping centre, countless restaurants and facilities like left luggage.

      Rome to Sorrento - Rome take the high speed train to Naples cost about $43 Euro. Updated fares and cost at www.trenitalia.com choose "Napoli Centrale" as your destination. No needs to purchase tickets in advance just buy them from the ticket machine the day of travel. Ticket machines have English language options are easy to use.

      Garibaldi / Central Station Naples - Central Station (Stazione Centrale) is the main Naples train station just to the east of the city centre. The Circumvesuviana Trains stop at a physically separate set of platforms to the main train station with their own separate ticket barriers. Circumvesuviana can be crowded in rush hours and when schools and colleges finish (2 p.m.). Best to avoid these times if you have bags. Although you never leave the Central Station building the Circumvesuviana platforms are called Garibaldi Station which can be confusing. Once you get off your train at Central Station you just turn left at the end of the platform and keep going following the signs above.

      Naples to Sorrento - Sorrento can only be reached by taking the private 'Circumvesuviana Line' from Naples. Tickets can only be purchased locally upon arrival. You can buy tickets at the station but note you have to pay cash, no credit cards, unlike the national railways. Circumvesuviana trains depart out of the Piazza Garibaldi station in Naples which is conveniently located in the lower level of the same building as the Naples Centrale Station. Go down to the lower level and catch the local, Circumvesuviana train to Sorrento Cost about 5 euros. Trains between Naples and Sorrento depart once every half hour and take about 55 to 68 minutes in duration.

      Sorrento to Pompeii - Getting to Pompeii and/or Herculaneum is very easy and inexpensive by train from Sorrento... Go to the station and ask for round-trip tickets on the Circumvesuviana: you'll want the Napoli-Sorrento line, trains run frequently (although not 24/7) and the trip will take about 30-40 minutes from either place. You'll want to get off at the POMPEII SCAVI-VILLA DEI MISTERI station (scavi means ruins), which is about 50 yards or so in front of the Porta Marina entrance. The POMPEII stop is for the "modern" city and it's a longer walk, although do-able, to an entrance from there.

      The train station in Pompeii is a short walk from the city center and to the archeological site, this station is very small. The entrance to Pompeii is about 50m away from the station and there's a Tourist Information office further down the street. If you need any maps, it can't get wrong once you get off the train and walk from the station to the center. Pompeii is very small easy to navigate on foot

      Circumvesuviana transport information - A 24 hr ticket at the Circumversuvian counter is available for €6.30 (per person). Remember to validate the ticket. Circumvesuviana trains don't have restrooms.

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    • Capri Island for 2 nights

      by vicky_mathur Online Now Apr 3, 2015 at 11:46 PM

      Hi Friends,

      Going to Capri Island in June with family. I will be reaching Naples around 23:00 in night. Need to have a night stay in Naples only, then going for Capri next day early morning.
      Since i am reaching Naples in late hours I need to know where I should take hotel so I can easily reach and it's safer. What means of transport I should rely on at this hour?
      Also since I will be leaving for Capri next day early morning so the place from where i will take ferry sshould be approachable.
      Looking forward for your help :-)

      10 Answers May 1, 2015 at 1:04 PM
    • What different stories can I find about capri?

      by LorenaRuiz Online Now Mar 10, 2015 at 6:08 AM

      I want to know more about capri, i heard that is the place of the mermaids

       

      6 Answers Mar 11, 2015 at 9:08 AM
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      Hiking and Walks in Capri

      by rsgoers Online Now Mar 1, 2015 at 5:57 AM

      I'm looking to connect with individuals that have done some hiking or walks on Capri. I'll be spending a week on Capri later this year and would like to get some first hand feedback on various hikes, paths and walks. Thanks.

      6 Answers Mar 7, 2015 at 3:48 PM
    • Booking online ferry tickets

      by rgardenti Online Now Nov 10, 2014 at 8:34 AM

      I need to book roundtrip ferry tickets to Capri Island and I have been told to use the website www.traghetti-capri.it ...
      Someone used that site? recommended?

      3 Answers Nov 10, 2014 at 5:36 PM
    • NIGHTCLUBS

      by ellaseross Online Now May 22, 2014 at 11:19 AM

      I am going to Capri tomorrow with my best friend for a celebratory end of 6th form holiday... is it easy to walk to the clubs from via marina grande? Are the roads well lit? Any crime ? Should i be wary of walking alone at night ?

      1 Answer May 22, 2014 at 11:32 AM
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      blue grotto

      by aussolo Online Now Mar 22, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      What is the best local tour

      4 Answers Mar 23, 2014 at 5:43 PM
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      Capri prices?

      by jacknturk Online Now Sep 28, 2013 at 7:23 AM

      visiting Sorrento next week and will take a trip to Capri, this place will obviously be pricey, can anyone give me some general tips please especially the cost of the funicular?

      8 Answers Jan 21, 2014 at 1:41 PM
    • travel time

      by dawncastles Online Now Aug 13, 2013 at 2:21 AM

      how long does it take to get to Capri from sorrento?

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2013 at 2:55 AM
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      Capri-getting there and Where to stay

      by MeganW10 Online Now Feb 9, 2013 at 4:04 PM

      My husband and I are going to Paris early May for a few days and then flying to Naples. We were planning on ferrying to Capri (what is the best to use). Should we stay in Capri or Anacapri and where?? What all should we definitely do while we are there? We are planning on being there 3 nights. Will there be plenty for us to do?

      7 Answers Mar 31, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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      Capri in February

      by gofmana Online Now Feb 3, 2013 at 8:22 PM

      I will be in Naples around the end of February just for couple of days. Should i go to Capri? I have heard that most places are closed during "dead" season.. Any advice would more than appreciated. Thanks!!!

      4 Answers Feb 4, 2013 at 5:08 AM
    • Shop on Via Croce

      by TinderHarris Online Now Nov 17, 2012 at 9:06 AM

      Looking for contact info for a gift/art shop on Via Croce that sells needlepoint pillow cases and bags..same side of street as Aurora and approx 100 meters toward main square

      1 Answer Nov 17, 2012 at 4:43 PM
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      Villa Jovis

      by lenyabloko Online Now Jul 29, 2012 at 5:08 PM

      What is the best way to get to Villa Jovis and back (arriving from Napoli by boat)?

      6 Answers Jul 29, 2012 at 11:49 PM
    • Capri for 5 nights or Naples/somewhere else for a few?

      by nayha2000 Online Now Apr 1, 2012 at 1:56 PM

      Hi! My husband and I just booked a last minute Easter trip to Capri. We're flying in and out of Naples and have a few questions:

      1. We will be there April 5-10. Should we spend all 5 nights in Capri or should we try to visit somewhere else, like Naples or Sorrento for a night? We were thinking about spending the last day/night in Naples since we fly out of there but I haven't read great things about Naples...

      2. Any tips on must-do/see things (attractions, restaurants, beaches etc?) We both love beautiful views and are active in our early 30s.

      Thanks!

      5 Answers Apr 1, 2012 at 7:39 PM
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      Good Friday

      by Lifecoach1986 Online Now Jan 17, 2012 at 3:38 PM

      Hello, could you please advise if Good Friday (April 6) will be a good day to visit Capri from Sorrento. Will transportation be running from Sorrento to Capri that day and will anything be open that we can visit. I don't care about shopping but we will probably want to find something to eat and visit some of the sites. Speaking of sites, any suggestions, we love history and beautiful nature. Thank you

      3 Answers Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 PM
    • Travel advice for Capri (Anacapri)

      by alastair2 Online Now Jan 9, 2012 at 9:45 AM

      Hello,

      My girlfriend and I are spending 3 nights in Anacapri in July. Before we booked our hotels we didn't do much research on the island apart from the fact it's a beautiful place to visit. Now it seems it's quite an expensive place to be...

      Could anyone advise us on cheap places to eat as we'll be eating out every night. We're on quite a tight budget.

      Also what is transport like at night? Say if we wanted to eat in Capri and come back at midnight or something.

      Any other advice is appreciated and welcome.

      Thank you.

      3 Answers Mar 15, 2013 at 7:34 PM
    • stay in capri or anacapri?

      by elliesch Online Now Oct 7, 2011 at 8:46 AM

      I am planning to be on the island of capri next march, and wonder if it is better to stay in anacapri or capri at that time of year (we want to hike, ride bikes, see the island). Which place would anyone recommend, and are there any food markets that time of year (to get fruits and veggies, bread and cheese, etc)?
      thanks!

      2 Answers Oct 7, 2011 at 5:47 PM
    • Capri jewelry store with cat cameo rings in the window

      by cherryd Online Now Sep 23, 2011 at 9:33 AM

      I was in Capri a few days ago and saw some cat cameo jewelry (rings, pendants, etc.) in the window of an elegant jewelry store a short distance from the funicular station at the top of the hill. The jewelry store was not yet open for business that morning and unfortunately, I did not note the name of the store. Does anyone out there know what the name of the store might be? An address, website or e-mail address would be great. Thanks.

      1 Answer Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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      Getting aound on Capri

      by sandgrounder Online Now Aug 2, 2011 at 5:15 AM

      Someone has suggested we get a taxi totake us on a tour of the island but I have read elsewhere that day travel passes migt be avialble for the bus. Any recommendations. We are keen especially to do the chairlift up Mount Solaro. Thanks.

      2 Answers Aug 5, 2011 at 9:16 AM
    • Traveling in Capri with elderly parents

      by vizajean Online Now Jul 25, 2011 at 9:20 AM

      I will be traveling to Capri in September with an large group of family members and need advise for getting around the island with my parents who are both in their 80's and have some difficulty with extended walking. Any options for them to navigate the island, reach the hotel from the Piazzetta? We have a porter but there is still a 10 minute walk to the hotel?

      3 Answers Jul 25, 2011 at 11:02 AM
    • Does this flight give me time to get to Capri?

      by sweetandjuicy Online Now Jun 23, 2011 at 11:05 AM

      Urgent question!

      Have booked flight which is due to land at Naples at 4.30pm. Say 45 mins to collect bags etc and get out of airport and an hour to transfer to Naples port so should be at port at around 6pm ish.

      Does that give me time to get to Capri that evening?

      Also, do all ferries/hydrofoils dock at the same port in Capri? I have a hotel near the main Piazza.

      Thanks, Natasha

      5 Answers Jun 24, 2011 at 11:05 AM
    • Is there a stress free way to ge to Capri?

      by salford66 Online Now Apr 17, 2011 at 11:43 PM

      After last years European trip.....delayed flights, problems with hotel...I would love a real easy getaway. Was thinking about Capri but the thought of lugging the cases on a ferry with my mother......Any ideas?
      Also, would 5 nights be too long to stay there?
      Also, I don't really like heights....would I be okay here. I'm fine aslong as my balcony does not have a big drop.

      7 Answers Apr 18, 2011 at 4:12 PM
    • Just how safe are scooters on Capri?

      by butterman75 Online Now Mar 1, 2011 at 5:10 AM

      My girlfriend and I will be staying in Capri for 3 nights. Ive read that you can rent scooters to tour around the island but you have to keep an eye out for crazy bus drivers tearing around mountainous corners. Just how safe/unsafe is it? We have rented ATVs on the Greek islands of Santorini and Naxos and had an absolute blast with them! That brings another questions, do they rent ATVs or just scooters?

      4 Answers Mar 1, 2011 at 8:18 AM
    • Lots of Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi Coast questions!

      by hazelandantony Online Now Jan 22, 2011 at 3:53 AM

      I have a number of questions on visiting Sorrento, Capri and the Amalfi coast and it would be great if someone could answer any of them.

      We (my husband and myself, both aged 30) have never visited before and wonder how long should we stay on Capri to do justice to it? It seems quite small, and I have no idea how long we should stay. Would we see everything in half a day, a day, 2 days, I just don’t know?

      We were thinking of maybe spending 1 or 2 nights before moving on to Sorrento. Is that too long or not long enough?

      Visiting the rest of the Amalfi Coast;

      Is Sorrento the best place to be based in order to visit resorts along the Amalfi coast (ie, Positano, Ravello, Amalfi etc) or would we be able to see these 3 resorts in one day (returning to Sorrento at night) or would be better advised to stay in a hotel in one of these resorts?

      Thanks

      Hazel and Antony

      1 Answer Jan 22, 2011 at 4:55 AM
    • Capri in March?

      by calflo123 Online Now Dec 29, 2010 at 9:35 PM

      I am going to be visiting Italy in March. Seeing as it is a bit cooler in March than during peak time, would it be worth it to go to Capri? Thanks for the help!! :)

      3 Answers Jan 1, 2011 at 8:53 PM
    • lemon drops

      by bea12 Online Now Oct 27, 2010 at 9:20 AM

      i was recently in a lemoncello shop in anacapri that also sold lemon drops and i cannot remember the name of the shop. i would like to purchase more of these delicious lemon drops. can you recommend a store that sells these?

      1 Answer Oct 27, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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      Should I come for a visit in late October?

      by Cruiseone2003 Online Now Oct 12, 2010 at 6:56 AM

      I'm arriving into Naples by cruise ship on 28Oct and want to visit Capri. My plan is to take the Ferry from Naples and back for our departure in the evening at 6p. Schedule wise it looks like it can be done but I have a few questions to ask.
      1. How crowded do you think Capri will be in Late October on a Thursday? Two things that I read that stuck in my mind were the lines to ride the busses on the island and the funicular, how bad are they? My idea of a good time is not standing in lines waiting. We are four able bodied mid 40's person's and don't mind walking. I also read that it's a good idea to book the return ferry as soon as we arrive since the afternoon ferry's fill up. Can't I book the return in Naples?

      If Capri will be busy, any other suggestions that can be done on public transport from Naples? Already been to Pompei and Sorrento but would consider Sorrento again, just not sure what else to see and do there.

      Thank you in advance.....David

      9 Answers Oct 31, 2010 at 11:46 PM
    • Linen shopping

      by lornayshaw Online Now Oct 5, 2010 at 5:12 AM

      I was in Capri a few weeks ago and saw a fabulous white linen dress in a shop window but was unable to stop and buy as we had to get our boat back to Positano. I can't recall the name of the store but I'm fairly certain it was going up towards the steep incline, away from restaurant Aurora (with photos of stars on the wall). I thought the name was something like "everything linen"; (but can't find it on google); there were outlets on both sides of the street. Can anyone help me with finding the name of the store please? I'm desperate to get in touch with them to see if I can order the dress for a special occasion,

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2010 at 11:43 PM
    • Chairlift

      by NKSETHI Online Now Aug 3, 2010 at 2:16 AM

      How long does the chairlift journey take one way?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 3, 2010 at 7:54 PM
    • Blue Grotto

      by alicianieves Online Now Jul 7, 2010 at 11:13 AM

      how long does it take to go from the marina to the Blue Grotto?

      12 Answers May 31, 2012 at 12:02 PM
    • getting aroung the island and a good lunch spot

      by edfisher Online Now Jul 2, 2010 at 11:24 AM

      What is the best way to get aroung the island? Would renting a bike be a good idea or is it to hilly or mountanous? Or would walking be good? Also, has anyone rented their own boat to get from Positano to Capri? What is a good restaurant to have lunch at on the island? Thanks

      13 Answers Jun 6, 2012 at 11:30 AM