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    • Cooking class

      Portofino May 10, 2015 at 7:03 AM

      can anyone recommend a 1/2 day cooking class in or near Portofino, Italy.

      Thanks, we will be there in early October!

      Rhonda

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      Capodimonte

      Sorrento Yesterday

      I will be in Sorrento second week June .
      I would like to purchase some Capodimonte pieces
      Is there a recommended shop that I can purchase genuine pieces at a good price

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      Vehicle Parking at Trento, Italy Train station

      Trento Yesterday

      I'm going to be doing some traveling throughout Italy and will have a rental car. I would like to also do some train traveling so I was wondering if there's (safe) vehicle parking at the Trento

      train station?

      Thanks a lot.

       

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    • Aqualandia Jessolo

      Italy May 25, 2015 at 10:06 AM

      We are a group of 7 ,including 3 children ( 9,9,13) visiting Venice from 20th to 23rd June . On 22nd june we wish to visit Aqualandia Jessolo Water Park . How exactly can we make it to Aqualandia Jessolo from Venice in the shortest possible time ? How long will the journey take ? Is it possible to spend sufficient time at the park & come back to Venice the same day ? Are there any other , must see , attractions also near the park ? Thanks in advance .
      Puneet

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    • available transportation to arrive to arbatax from cagliari airport

      Àrbatax May 25, 2015 at 5:04 AM

      my first time in sardinia and i will arrive in 30 may 2015 at 12 pm and i want to go to arbatax ( haven't my driving license) what is the best way with low cost .

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    • travel to ponza - hydrofoil or ferry?

      Ponza May 25, 2015 at 4:21 AM

      Hi
      I am holidaying in Ponza this August. we will get a train from Rome so is Anzio the best port? And how reliable is the hydrofoil in August? The timings for this are better than the ferry, but i don;t want to book if its likely to get cancelled.
      Thanks for any advice

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      from 14-18/6/2015

      Florence May 17, 2015 at 2:57 AM

      any parties in florance in that time from 14 to 18/6

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    • 5 day Rome trip Itinerary

      Rome May 16, 2015 at 1:36 AM

      27th June Reach Rome. Local sightseeing near Monti.

      Buy 3 day Roma pass for 28th to 30th

      31st(Sunday) One day trip to Assisi

      I was wondering if Assisi would be too crowded on Sunday
      The day I reach ie 27th June, could you suggest any good attractions or walks in the city.
      Also some guidance about using the 3 day Rome tour- Apart from the prime tourist attractions could you suggest things which shouldn't be missed

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    • murano glass

      Padova May 14, 2015 at 1:34 AM

      where can I buy murano glass at Padova

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    • Hotel Excelsior Lido

      Lido May 8, 2015 at 3:12 AM

      How to get to the hotel from S. Elena, Venice

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    • travelling

      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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      Venice water travel

      Venice May 23, 2015 at 4:36 PM

      What is the black gondola, which takes you from Giudecca to the main islands, called? It only leaves from two or three points. I'm not referring to either the vaporetti or the "romantic" gondola ride. Mille grazie.

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    • Bocca di Magra - Monestry Santa Croce

      La Spezia May 23, 2015 at 4:32 AM

      I visited the grounds of this monestry last year, a very restful and tranquil location although I don't think that I should have been there !! My question is can anyone give me any information on this place as I really would like to visit it again and not feel like a trespasser. My Italian is so bad that I cannot translate their website. Any information would be gratefully received.

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    • Calmasino to Malcesine by car

      Malcesine May 22, 2015 at 7:28 PM

      Hi! We are staying in a vineyard B&B in Calmasino, am wandering how long it would take to drive to Malcesine from there? We have only one and a half days and we wish to have a short boat trip maybe to Limone and a trip up Monte Baldo. Any answers would be greatly appreciated!

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      Travel Buddy

      Milan May 21, 2015 at 3:39 PM

      Is anyone planning on being in Milan, Italy May 29 - June 11. It is my first time to Italy and I'm looking for someone fun who may be interested in exploring the city together? I'm up for day trips to other cities as well. I'm staying in the Porta Venezia/Lombardy area. Thanks!

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    • Sicily Airport Limo rentals company?

      Sicilia May 20, 2015 at 3:06 AM

      i was wondering if somebody could let me know about the limo company Sicily tour Service for their airport transfer service as i would like to get a limo booked for the same. Has anyone used their services? Should i go ahead with them? as i want a comfortable travel.

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      Pre-paid SIM Card

      Bolzano May 17, 2015 at 8:27 AM

      Any recommendation for an inexpensive pre-paid SIM card (talk and text) that works well in Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto? Can you recommend a place to buy one near Bolzano's town center? Thanks!

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    • marco masini

      Rieti May 16, 2015 at 9:46 AM

      do you know
      if the concert from marco masini 27.06.15 in rieti
      is free?

      hardy

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      Transportation.

      Lenno May 16, 2015 at 9:32 AM

      How do I get from Bellagio to Lenno?

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    • Malpensa airport to Bellagio

      Milan May 13, 2015 at 9:54 PM

      Could someone please recommend public transport from Malpensa to Bellagio

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    • Livorno to Cinque Terre

      Livorno May 4, 2015 at 3:36 AM

      Our cruise was originally supposed to stop in LaSpezia, but they changed the itinerary to Livorno. We had our hearts set on going to Cinque Terre from LaSpezia. I know that Livorno is quite a bit further away, but we are in port from 7 am to 7 pm. Would taking the train up be a possibility?

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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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      Mugello Race

      Barberino di Mugello May 3, 2015 at 6:03 PM

      Hello, VT Nation:

      I've traveled to all of the MotoGP races in America and am now trying to gauge distances from Europe's MotoGP circuits to each town's epicenter (hotels, restaurants, motorbike shops, bars, clubs, etc.).

      For Mugello, is there just one little town outside of the track? And if so, how far is it and is it very exciting? If the track holds 50,000 people, I imagine all of those Rossi enthusiasts need to eat and sleep somewhere close by.

      Any help you could provide would be most helpful.

      Cheers!
      JS

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      Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

      Sicilia May 3, 2015 at 9:01 AM

      Is there any reason to prebook the passenger ferry from Milazzo to Lipari the first week in June?

      thanks

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      Reading recommendation

      Sicilia May 28, 2015 at 11:33 AM

      We are preparing a trip to Sicily and I should like that you recommend us some reading
      We already read "Il Gattopardo", The God Father, Comisario Montalvano
      Gracias !!!

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    • From Tropea / Reggio Calabria to Stromboli / Volcano

      by Spookynka Online Now Apr 19, 2015 at 3:24 AM

      Hi,
      we will be in Zambrone since 15/06 till 20/06.

      Do You think there will be a chance to hike near the volcano of Stromboli in this timing?
      I read that the ferries are starting since 20/06. Maybe some small agency can offer this trip....?

      But I am not interessted in one of those mentioned trips, where You can just visit the Stromboli for 1 hour and use it for shopping or something and then You can see the island just from the boat. We would like to have a hiking trip to see it really from the top.

      We will have a car, so we can depart from both areas, Tropea or Reggio Calabria.

      If there will be a combination let's say with Volcano island, it would be completely perfect. But this would not be probably possible to combine during one day.

      Thanks in advance for Your advices and recommendations or experiences.

      S.

    • Flying into Rome, visiting Amalfi coast, with time share in Tropea

      by LiveLaughLove207 Online Now Jan 29, 2015 at 10:57 AM

      My fiance and I are planning our Honeymoon and would like to base it around a timeshare week in Tropea the last week of September. We plan on flying into Rome, spending a couple days there then driving to Naples where we would rent a car and drive to Tropea. We would love to spend time on the Amalfi coast/Capri/Sorrento but would have this week long time share in Tropea. We are planning on spending 10 days total in Italy. Can anyone give some insight on what the best way to do Rome/Napels/Tropea? Once in Tropea, would it be worth it to go back up to Naples for a day or two or should we get it out of the way on the way down to Tropea? Any suggestions on what we could do in the Tropea area for a week? We are on a budget and just want to make our trip the most efficient :-) Thanks for your help!

      8 Answers Jan 30, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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      Tropea to Taormina.

      by Bellarussa Online Now Jun 25, 2014 at 8:36 AM

      Ciao everyone! We are going to visit Tropea and Taormina in September. I know there is the train from Calabria to Sicily but wonder if there is a way to go by the boat? Like a water taxi or sightseeing boat? Also we are debating if to rent the car for the whole trip or locally if we will want to go places. Maybe taxis is safer and cheaper? Thank you in advance.

      7 Answers Jun 26, 2014 at 1:27 PM
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      Restaurants in Tropea

      by moscit Online Now Jun 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM

      Wondering if anyone can recommend any restaurants in town or in some towns north of Tropea.

      Thanks,
      Mark

      6 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 1:01 PM
    • Taxis in tropea

      by LeiaE Online Now Jun 10, 2014 at 1:04 AM

      How much do around town taxis cost in tropea and what are some companies numbers?

      3 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM
    • Tropea Italy and surrounds

      by sharonburnell Online Now May 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM

      Hi, we shall be in Tropea for 6 days in early July.
      How far away is the ferry to Sicily from Tropea, and what is the best way to do sicily day trips?
      What other seaside / inland towns do you suggest we visit?
      Are the Aeolian island trips a long boat trip from Tropea or not?
      Many thanks, Sharon :)

      3 Answers May 22, 2014 at 2:52 AM
    • Boat to Stromboli

      by Harrieopreis Online Now Feb 7, 2014 at 1:30 AM

      We want to travel from Tropea to Stroboli 29 or 30 may / 1 june.
      Are their ferry or other direct boat services to Stroboli?
      Do the excursion boats take one-way travelers?

      4 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 12:19 PM
    • Airport Transfer

      by tcoleman1980 Online Now Oct 8, 2013 at 1:54 AM

      Hi

      I am heading to Tropea next week and was hoping for some advice on getting there from Lamezia airport.

      I land at around 19:30pm and as far as I can tell, my only option at that time will be to get a taxi (I will not be hiring a car for my trip). I have been given a quote of 70 Euro with a pre-book taxi service but have no idea if this is a fair price or whether I will be better off just finding one at the taxi rank at the terminal.

      Any help would be much appreciated.

      Thanks

      Tim

      2 Answers Oct 8, 2013 at 9:03 AM
    • Car service

      by roberthomson Online Now Sep 13, 2013 at 7:32 AM

      We had a problem and now are not driving. We will need a car and driver to get from Tropea to Matera. What service can we use?

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      Tropea travel

      by Stede Online Now Jan 17, 2013 at 5:51 PM

      Is it possible to catch a ferry/hydrofoil, or train from Tropea, (or some where close by) to Sorrento (or some where close by?) We would like to leave Tropea and travel to the Amalfi coast area. So far our best option appears to be to fly from Lamezia,Terme to Naples, and then travel on the hydrofoils from there.

      3 Answers Jan 18, 2013 at 3:15 AM
    • Tropea Hotels

      by Venezia11 Online Now Jun 14, 2009 at 12:46 PM

      Hello - I will be in Tropea on the 21st and 22nd of July....yes, I know, it is late ; Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced hotel or bed and breakfast. So far, I have Villa Giada and La Porta del Mare as possibilities.... Thanks much!

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2009 at 4:51 AM
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      Besides the beach and cafes, what is there to do in this area?

      by travelnut71 Online Now Mar 10, 2009 at 1:55 PM

      I was there a while ago in July and besides the beach and visiting local towns, what activities, nature, famous things can we see in the area? For example Rome and Florence is full of attractions, I am not expecting that much but I need to justify my drive from Rome to Calabria with something worth to see and do. As for beaches, when I was there one July we couldn't even go to the beach even though the hotel took us because the tide was too strong.. what to do then? Thanks.

      2 Answers Apr 17, 2009 at 8:57 AM
    • Any chance of nudist bathing in / close to Tropea?

      by SavaMatkovitch Online Now Aug 23, 2008 at 10:49 AM

      Hi there,
      I dislike using swimwear - so I am wondering about my chances of naked bathing in Tropea and is's surroundings?

      Thanks a lot for any suggestions.

    • Is it common to pay 30% of hotel fee in advance?

      by SavaMatkovitch Online Now Aug 20, 2008 at 3:20 AM

      Hi there,
      I am planning to book a hotel in Tropea. It is my first time I do not use travel agency to do it for me and I am a bit suprised by their requierement to pay 30% in advance when booking and rest after arrival. Is this normal and safe? Should I pay special attention to anything when booking hotel myself?
      Thank you very much for answer, Sava Matkovitch.

      4 Answers Apr 16, 2009 at 4:22 AM
    • Train from reggio calabria airport

      by dorianneT Online Now Aug 10, 2007 at 12:26 PM

      how can i arrive to tropea when coming from reggio calabria airport please are there any trains at the airport or buses that lead me to tropea??

      1 Answer Aug 11, 2007 at 9:34 AM
    • Budget Accommodation in Tropea

      by jasminedew19 Online Now May 29, 2007 at 10:06 PM

      Hi,

      I'd like to spend anywhere from 3-5 days in Tropea at the end of August. I know this is high season, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of any budget accommodation? I've tried searching on the internet and the cheapest I can find is close to 100 euros a night. Are there also budget alternatives for backpackers? I'm still a student, and I am not fussy about comfort or a nice room. I'm happy with basic accommodation, all I'd like is a bed and place to shower. Someone once told me about the possibility of staying in convents for cheap - is this possible?

      Any suggestions?

      Thanks very much,
      Jasmine

      3 Answers Mar 10, 2009 at 1:53 PM
    • tropea vs taormina for language school

      by jasminedew19 Online Now May 8, 2007 at 8:49 AM

      Hi
      I'm currently trying to decide between spending 2 weeks in either Tropea or in Taormina to take some Italian courses. I will be travelling solo and am in my late 20s. Would anyone who has been to both places be able to offer an opinion on how the two locations are different and what kind of experience I'd have in one over the other? Would one be more fun? (night-life, things to do, energy in the town, friendliness of the locals, where do more young people tend to go to travel, etc.)

      Thanks very much!
      Jasmine

      7 Answers May 21, 2007 at 4:43 PM
    • Tropea Language School

      by ababroad Online Now Aug 3, 2006 at 3:32 AM

      We will be in Tropea in September and I would like to do a language course. Can anyone recommend a good school? I have a basic language skill but would like to improve my knowledge.
      AB

      4 Answers Nov 30, 2006 at 12:21 AM
    • What's to do?

      by ababroad Online Now Aug 1, 2006 at 5:10 AM

      My partner & I are spending a week in Tropea,Italy where I hope to enroll in a language school to brush up my Italian. What else is there to do in the afternoons seing as I will be at school every morning until 13:00?
      Any clues on dining out or good places to eat would also be appreciated?
      Cheers\AB

      2 Answers Aug 1, 2006 at 10:25 AM
    • night life

      by dbod Online Now May 30, 2006 at 8:20 PM

      hi there, we are considering going to tropea for 3 nights in aug. is there good night life here?

      1 Answer Jun 3, 2006 at 12:12 PM
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      Searching tips for accomodation in Tropea

      by kjeeri Online Now Apr 2, 2006 at 6:49 AM

      Hi! We are a norwegian couple going to Tropea the first week in july.
      Is there anybody out there who have some suggestions for a place to stay?

      If possible we will like to rent a apartment with our own terrace with seaview, or maybe a hotel which is not too expencive.
      Looking forward to hear from you!

      Kind regards, Kjersti

      2 Answers Apr 6, 2006 at 5:49 AM
    • Travelling to Tropea

      by ShaneL Online Now Mar 11, 2004 at 5:59 PM

      Hi, me and my girlfriend are doing a trip around Europe and will be getting to Reggio Di Calabria around June, 06' (yeah we are planning well ahead of time) Our questions are: 1. What is the best way to travel to Tropea from Reggio Di Calabria? (I know planes and trains are the answer, im looking for a website with travel prices and information for these actual trains or planes.) 2. I know relaxing on the beach and enjoying the scenery is the best thing to do during the day in Tropea, but at night what is fun? Thanks for your help, please feel free to email me the answer at shane_lynch79@hotmail.com Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2004 at 8:20 AM