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    • aussolo's Profile Photo

      path of the gods hike

      Agerola Dec 4, 2014 at 10:37 PM

      Hello all,

      I wanted to send a thank you note to the owners of the Kiosk of the Path of the Gods, does anyone know where to send it.

      thank you, Aussolo

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    • Close to Vineyards, Beach, and open Food Market?

      Sardegna Yesterday

      We would like to rent a house for a month or two in Sardinia next summer. I would love to walk to Beach, get to know about Sardinian Wine and buy local seasonal ingredients from Open Market and cook every day. Is it possible to find a house where I can do all of these things?

      We want 3 or 4 bedroom near a beach in a little town. We are family of 4 (2 year old and 5 year old) It would be nice to have few local stores / markets and restaurants but doesn't have to be a big town. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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    • Coach Transport

      Tremezzo Dec 11, 2014 at 1:54 AM

      We are trying to book a mini bus/coach to take our guests from the hotel to a restaurant the day before our wedding. The journey is only 2.5km or 5 minutes but I just wondered if anyone has any contacts or can put us in touch with anyone that can help?

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    • Mountain biking this December

      Torbole Nov 22, 2014 at 2:26 PM

      Hi all. Does anyone know how safe it is to mountain bike in and around Lake Garda and Torbole in Dec? My son will be traveling there with the express desire to mountain bike. I worry that he won't be able to hire a guide and therefore bike alone on trails he knows nothing about in a country where he knows no one.

      He has already secured a bike but I visualize mountains covered with ice and snow and unmarked areas with huge drop offs! Yes, I am mom!

      Thanks all!!

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    • Opera or Opera school recitals in Rome?

      Rome Dec 11, 2014 at 12:44 PM

      Last April one of the highlights of our trip to Venice et al, was an evening concert / recital at Scuolo Grande Giovanni Evangelista. It was a couple hours of "The Greatest Hits" that is, popular arias by well trained Soprano, Tenor, and Baritone artists.
      Beautiful venue and the ticket wasn't more than 30 Euro (maybe considerably less) + BTW.

      We'd like to enjoy something similar when we visit Rome in April.

      I'm not what you'd call a big Opera fan - That is, I don't think I could tolerate a complete performance of ANY of the classic but, I'd certainly enjoy another evening of highlights.

      Suggestions?

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      Renting a flat by the year

      San Vincenzo Dec 1, 2014 at 4:55 AM

      Does anyone know how one could find an apartment to rent by the year in San Vincenzo? Are there any VT members living in this area or nearby? Thank you.

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    • club and bars inquiry

      Florence Nov 24, 2014 at 2:54 PM

      are there any bars or clubs that play hip hop and r&b or commercial pop if so what are they called?

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    • trams in milan

      Milan Nov 23, 2014 at 9:16 AM

      does the number 15 tram stop outside either milan central station or cordona station? or could you please tell me how far the closest stop to either of these stations is, and hoe much does the tram cost to bocconi area
      thanks

      shell

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      Markets and restaurants

      Praiano Dec 7, 2014 at 6:42 AM

      I'm planning a trip for 3 couples to Italy...want to be away from the busy positano. Is Praiano a good place? Are there markets and restaurants?

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      How much and how long - a taxi from airport to Star Hotel President?

      Genoa Dec 2, 2014 at 10:59 AM

      Just as above - i have found the airport website

      airport.genova.it/v2/index.p...

      but cannot spot taxi information, in terms of cost or journey time. Anyone know ? Or am I just having an episode and the information is on the website ? thanks !!

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    • Christmas Day

      Rome Dec 18, 2014 at 11:24 PM

      Hello, we are a family of 4(2 adults and 2 teenagers), we will spend our Christmas vacation in Italy(Rome 4 days- Florence 2 days and venice 2 days). Do you have any suggestion for 24 and 25 december in Rome and around>
      Thanks

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      Cost of data only SIM cards

      Rome Dec 16, 2014 at 1:36 AM

      Hello again!
      This time I need help with some numbers, specifically regarding the TCO of a (preferrably) data only sim card. Last time I bought a sim card for about 30€ and it included a hefty amount of 19GB of data, IIRC. I don't need 19GB, that was a huge mistake on my part, but oh well.

      Thing is, the tariffs are confusing and they also don't tell the whole story, or rather - the price.. so when it says it costs X, it doesn't tell you that you also have to actually pay for the SIM, in addition to what the "package" costs you.

      Since the Italian websites do not offer an English version (or in fact, any other language) it's even more difficult for me to understand how much would it cost me.

      Obviously I did search Google, but many of the results are years old and may no longer be actual.

      Will a kind soul go through the carriers with me and help me figure out the TCO of the SIM cards? I'm positive it will be very useful for everyone else, too!

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    • Cabs in Milan

      Milan Nov 30, 2014 at 4:40 AM

      Hello, we are student travelers who will be traveling to Milan shortly.
      We are hoping to hail a cab from Duomo to San Siro stadium, and we would like to know how much time and money would be spent on the round trip. We would be delighted to get an answer back.
      Thanks!

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    • Amalfi Coast Tours - Suggestions

      Positano Dec 9, 2014 at 7:52 AM

      Me and my wife are planning a trip to Positano and we would like to take few tours around the area and I was wondering if any one can help me out by giving some info in regards taking tours on the Amalfi Coast. Any info will be appreciated.

      Thanks

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    • Venice and day trips

      Venice Dec 2, 2014 at 3:30 AM

      I'm going to Venice for my birthday in february (2 days after the carnival ends). This is going to be my second time in Venice. I booked the same hotel there.

      As I love the city, this time I want to explore also more of the Veneto places. I have only 3.5 days. I'm not that into museums or churches, I like to explore beautiful cities with nice views and good atmosphere. Where do you recommend me to go?

      I thought for the first day to take a train to Verona. The second day train to Cittadella, Vicenza and Bassano del grappa (is it doable all 3 in the same day??) the third day to Padova and more of venice and the forth day again Venice. Is that a good plan? Should I go to other places instead? I wish I could go to the dolmitie mountains or lake garda but it's too far and not the season (not into doing ski) so maybe next time...

      Also, in Venice I really liked the 3 islands, especially burano so I'll go there again, but I've never been to Lido. Should I go just to see it or not because it's off the season?? do you have any other suggestions for places to go for someone who was in Venice? I did the Doge's palace tour, I went into the tower to see the view and the basilica, even a bit at the local island (Juduca I think is the name?)

      Thanks for any help! :)

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    • Will all shops in Venice be closed on 25 & 26th Dec?

      Venice Nov 26, 2014 at 7:15 AM

      Hi, I want to go to Venice during Xmas. However, I wonder whether all shops in Venice will be closed on 25 & 26th Dec?

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      Printing of theatre tickets

      Rome Dec 9, 2014 at 3:26 PM

      My dear friends I am back with questions about Rome. Actually we have booked online tickets for the teatro dell' opera and I have chosen to print at home the tickets. I would mostly appreciate if someone who speaks italian could tell me if the following info they sent me with the confirmation e-mail asks for sth. more than to do a simple printing of the pdf form of the tickets. Thank you very much.
      Verifica nella tua area riservata del sito lo stato degli acquisti
      La scelta della modalita` d`acquisto attraverso la funzione "Stampa a casa" (stampa del biglietto a cura dell`acquirente, direttamente da casa) comporta l`accettazione da parte dell`acquirente delle seguenti regole:

      - Il titolo d`accesso, inviato sotto forma di file PDF, allegato alla presente email, deve essere stampato a cura dell`acquirente;
      - E` fatto obbligo all`acquirente di assicurarsi che la stampa prodotta sia di buona qualita`;
      - E` possibile salvare il/i file e procedere successivamente alla stampa;
      - La stampa prodotta rappresentera` l`unico titolo valido d`accesso per lo spettacolo e pertanto dovra` essere necessariamente presentato integro al controllo accessi dell`impianto.Sino al giorno dell`evento i titoli di accesso saranno disponibili per il download e la stampa nella tua area riservata del sito.

      TI RICORDIAMO CHE, COME SPECIFICATO NELLE CONDIZIONI D`ACQUISTO ACCETTATE, PER I TITOLI ACQUISTATI CON MODALITA` STAMPA A CASA NON E` MAI CONSENTITO IL CAMBIO UTILIZZATORE.
      Ti ringraziamo per averci scelto e arrivederci per un nuovo acquisto.

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      Best transport from Marco Polo Airport?

      Italy Dec 4, 2014 at 12:56 AM

      My wife and I will be flying into Marco Polo Airport but staying in a small apartment near the Frari Church. Looks like we could make that trip either by road (taxi or bus?) or water taxi. Any suggestions regarding best option? Thank you.

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    • How about traveling to Venice for the Carnival 2015 with two kids (2 & 4)

      Venice Dec 1, 2014 at 7:18 AM

      Hello there!

      I'm wondering if it is wise to visit Venice during the next Carnival for 2015 with two little kids (ages 2 & 4).
      I'm looking apartments with Airbnb. Is out there a better solution? I imagine hotels are very expensive in those days.

      Do you have a good web to learn everything important related to the Carnival in Venice?

      Thanks a lot!

      Jose

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    • A day trip from Rome

      Cassino Nov 27, 2014 at 12:51 AM

      We are wanting to do a day trip from Rome to Cassino to visit a family members grave at the Commonwealth cemetary and to also see the monastery. Can someone help with the best way to do this either independently or a tour.

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      Palatine for disabled.

      Rome Dec 14, 2014 at 12:25 PM

      My mother has some mobility problems. Do you think it would be easy to go up the Palatinus for her. I have never been there, but I wish to do that.

      Another question about that place. How long should I spend there for a proper visit?

       

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      Florence hotel

      Florence Dec 3, 2014 at 7:29 AM

      My husband and I will be in Florence, Italy for three nights, including New Year Eve. What hotel would you recommend where we can walk to most things and enjoy the festivities? Thank you!

       

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    • electric wheelchair

      Rome Dec 12, 2014 at 5:26 AM

      my wife use standard electric wheelchair we like to travel in rome for 5 night take train from rome to florence
      ttay in florence 4 night and take train from florence to rome airport my Q is is it ok to move in electric wheelchair
      in rome and forence is tere are trains from florence to rome airport?thanks

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    • Transit Visa.

      Italy Nov 24, 2014 at 6:10 AM

      Hi,am a cameroonian national residing in Italy with an Italian resident permit.I intend travellieng to Ghana(Accra) on the
      04 Dec 2014 with BA. My flight departure is scheduled at 11:20am from Malpensa(Milano) and landing LHR at 12:20pm
      terminal 5 and will transit throughTerminal for my next connecting fligth to Accra (Terminal 5) still wit BA which is scheduled at 1:50pm . Do i need a transit visa ,go through Border Control desk or immigration before proceeding
      with my journey ????

      Thanks.

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      DVD Players

      Italy Nov 22, 2014 at 5:40 AM

      I will be spending a couple of months in Italy in the winter and thought I would bring some DVDs to play at night. I have just read that DVDs bought in the USA may not play on a player in Italy. Does anyone know about this?

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    • Nice to Pisa

      by chocolate1982 Online Now Sep 24, 2014 at 11:36 AM

      Hi

      I am going to Pisa from Nice on Saturday and I am looking to take public transport as the Eurolines bus is too expensive.

      I am thinking about catching bus 100 from Nice to Menton but then how do I get from Menton to Pisa?

      Is there a local company that goes from Menton to Ventamiglia and then another local company that goes from Ventamiglia to Pisa?

      Any help would be appreciated.

      Thanks

      11 Answers Sep 25, 2014 at 5:40 AM
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      To Roman ruins from railway station

      by Muscovite Online Now Sep 20, 2014 at 2:26 PM

      I am trying to locate the ancient Roman theatre in Ventimiglia - do I get right that it is between Coeso Genova and the railway?
      Is it a walkable distance, or should one take any transportation, and which?
      Thanks!

      7 Answers Sep 22, 2014 at 12:16 PM
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      Buying tickets on the day.

      by CaitlinBrigitte Online Now May 28, 2014 at 7:28 AM

      Can anyone tell me if it is possible to purchase connecting tickets at Ventimiglia station to Nice on the day of travel?

      Will it cost a fortune? and is all very user friendly?

      Many Thanks!

      7 Answers May 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM
    • changing train

      by europe66 Online Now May 25, 2014 at 12:41 PM

      50 minutes is it enough to change from a train to another ?

      4 Answers May 25, 2014 at 8:31 PM
    • Car rental

      by RSD... Online Now May 3, 2014 at 1:28 PM

      Hi..... Is there a car rental close to the train station in ventimiglia.

      4 Answers May 5, 2014 at 8:37 AM
    • Trains in Oct?

      by shamrocksjill Online Now Apr 19, 2014 at 5:28 AM

      I am trying to plan our trip between Milan and Ventimiglia in Oct. but when I look at the Eurail time tables, I don't see any trains available. Am I missing something about this particular route? Are there really no trains connecting these cities?

      8 Answers Apr 20, 2014 at 2:52 PM
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      Taxi-Ventimiglia

      by DebbieH20 Online Now Mar 20, 2014 at 6:58 AM

      How easy is it to get a reliable taxi in Ventimiglia to hotel La Riserva Di Castel D Appio?

      3 Answers Mar 20, 2014 at 8:30 AM
    • Ventimiglia to Levanto!

      by Jennifermorcom Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 11:49 AM

      I am travelling from Avignon to Levanto by train with a 10 minute change at Nice Ville and a 19 minute change at Ventimiglia if I want to catch the Intercity to Levanto. As all the connections depend on the trains being on time I thought maybe I would be better grabbing something to eat at Ventimiglia station and catching the Regional train which departs later and has no changes. Does anyone know what the facilities are like at Ventimiglia station how easy is it to buy rail tickets there and how comfortable is the regional train as it seems to stop every 5 minutes but al least I don't have any changes. How busy is it likely to be beginning of May as I will have already been travelling 6 hours by train and looking to another four and a half on this train. Has anyone been on it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

      4 Answers Jan 23, 2014 at 3:45 AM
    • Any all night bars showing football? I want to see Italy v England with Italian fans here.

      by Ian4420 Online Now Dec 15, 2013 at 10:41 AM

      Any all night bars showing football? I want to see Italy v England with Italian fans here.

      1 Answer Dec 16, 2013 at 3:37 AM
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      by MicheleG8 Online Now Sep 16, 2013 at 10:07 AM

      Gan we get a bus from Ventimelia train station to Hanbury Gardens?

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2013 at 2:25 AM
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      Michellegurges@aol.com

      by MicheleG8 Online Now Sep 16, 2013 at 10:06 AM

      Gan we get a bus from Ventimelia train station to Hanbury Gardens?

      5 Answers Sep 17, 2013 at 2:33 AM
    • Car Rental in/near train station?

      by AmyWebster Online Now Sep 10, 2013 at 6:24 AM

      Hi, I am looking for a car rental agency in Ventimiglia, in or close to the train station. Any ideas? Thanks!

      1 Answer Sep 10, 2013 at 10:38 AM
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      Pickpockets in Ventimiglia train station

      by danhec Online Now Sep 4, 2013 at 4:29 AM

      I wear cargo pants and my wallet is always in a side pocket closed with strong Velcro. I thought that was safe until my trip on Friday August 30, 2013.

      That afternoon, in Ventimiglia station, while I was about to board the train, suddenly two men came out of nowhere and quickly helped me with my heavy suitcase and knapsack. I appreciated the gesture although I found it strange that I had not seen them coming and that they did not stay on the train after helping me.

      It’s only the next morning that I discovered that my wallet was missing. I know for sure that my wallet was in my pocket when I intended to board the train, and that between Ventimiglia and my destination, I did not take it out of my pocket. The Velcro makes it hard to open the pocket and the scratch noise is loud. However, when pulled quickly with force, it’s not as noticeable especially in a noisy environment and among confusion.

      Being careful is not enough if one is not totally aware of one’s environment especially in high theft zones. Coincidentally, after I related my story to my sister who lives in France, she told me that the day before she had just watched a TV programme about thefts on the trains between Nice and Ventimiglia, describing my experience. I wish I had seen that programme before boarding my train!

      10 Answers Sep 13, 2013 at 2:43 AM
    • Train times on Saturday

      by SMellsh Online Now Aug 30, 2013 at 9:43 AM

      I am struggling to find the times of trains from ventigmilia to nice ville tomorrow - we are travelling from Cuneo and will be taking the 14.43 train that arrives in ventigmilia at 16.30. Please can you tell me what times trains run to Nice?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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      Taxi from railway staion to St. Michael’s church

      by Muscovite Online Now Aug 7, 2013 at 5:09 AM

      I am still trying to reach St. Michael’s church (see question below)
      Leics, thanks for the schedule – very helpful. Liceo Rossi – is it the famous cave?
      Rosata, saved the link, but I am afraid I cannot ask them to open the church specially for me free of charge in crisis times, and I cannot afford an individual tour either.
      Anyway, one bus in an hour – that’s way too rare, and as it is just 10 minutes’ drive the taxi won’t be too expensive.
      The point is – is there a taxi in Ventimiglia? I’ve never seen any. And how does one hail it?
      Thanks!

      2 Answers Aug 8, 2013 at 10:01 PM
    • Travelling to Nice

      by Gwendol1ne Online Now Jul 23, 2013 at 10:57 AM

      My granddaughter has been travelling around Italy on her way tonight to Nice, but there was a delay and she will have missed the last train to Nice is there a bus she can take ? Thank you

      6 Answers Aug 7, 2013 at 4:53 AM
    • HOTEL NEAR TRAIN STATION

      by CCMaloney Online Now Jul 17, 2013 at 5:33 PM

      WE WILL HAVE TO OVERNIGHT TO MAKE CONNECTIONS FROM MARSEILLES TO FLORENCE. IS THERE A GOOD HOTEL NEAR THE TRAIN STATION? OUR MORNING TRAIN IS VERY EARLY.

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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      St Michael's church

      by Muscovite Online Now Jul 13, 2013 at 12:43 PM

      Anyone can tell me the schedule of St.Michael's church in Ventimiglia ?
      Last year it was open only 10 - 12 on Sundays (I mean to go there in September)
      Second question -
      Bus schedule to Ventimiglia Alta fron the railway station. Last year it was once in an hour - not very convenient when one goes from Nice. And climbing on foot is no great choice.
      One can still pay the bus driver in cash - about 1 euro?
      Other tips on Old entimiglia welcome

      4 Answers Jul 14, 2013 at 11:51 AM
    • Ventimiglia train station to Nice .

      by EagerMike Online Now Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 PM

      On May 30,2013, we travel ,Venizia-Milan-Ventimiglia-Nice ...Arrive Ventimiglia 3:07pm, leave for Nice 3:17 pm . I know what you're thinking but then ,everything is possible, right ! Does anyone have directions inside the train station ? Stairs ? Platform ? Walking corridors to next connection ending Nice ? Etc Etc . We are grateful ,Thank you...Mike, Canada .

      4 Answers Apr 5, 2013 at 2:11 AM
    • Purchase Tickets from Nice to Ventimiglia On Line

      by Unkown Online Now Jan 5, 2012 at 4:27 PM

      Can I purchase a ticket from Nice to Ventimiglia on line from the US? I want to take the RE 86035 leaving Nice at 13:55 on Mar 10 2012.

      3 Answers Jan 6, 2012 at 3:51 AM
    • Changing trains in Ventimiglia

      by harveyshannon Online Now Nov 7, 2011 at 7:31 AM

      We awill be arriving in Ventimiglia to change trains to Nice (France. Are there porters in Ventimiglia station to help us with our luggage??

      Thanks

      3 Answers Nov 7, 2011 at 11:57 PM
    • Vintimiglia to Latte by bus

      by briremdar Online Now Oct 9, 2011 at 8:37 AM

      Is there any bus from Menton (France)or Vintimiglia (Italie) that stops in Latte? Where these buses can be taken? Thx

      1 Answer Oct 10, 2011 at 10:32 PM
    • Train holdover

      by tysonsmum Online Now Dec 29, 2010 at 4:10 AM

      Hi, We will be travelling from Milan to Nice, I would like to know if, when the train stops in Ventimiglia do we need to change platforms. There is a 20 minute holdover (according to time table) so is this enough time to catch the ongoing train to Nice. Many Thanks for any help

      2 Answers Dec 29, 2010 at 9:26 AM
    • Förbindelse

      by jocgroning Online Now Oct 11, 2010 at 12:24 PM

      Vi landar med flyg 22.05. Hur kan vi lättast ta oss till Ventimiglia?

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2010 at 12:58 PM
    • Ventimglia bus to Nice

      by lydia66 Online Now Mar 20, 2010 at 9:14 AM

      We are staying in Nice for a week in April and wish to visit Ventimiglia. Is there a direct bus there from Nice or should we take a bus to Menton and then take the train.

      3 Answers Mar 20, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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      Man and van or taxi required

      by GeorgeW Online Now Mar 6, 2010 at 1:28 AM

      We need a reasonably priced 'man and van' or taxi to take 12 medium sized suitcases from Torri Superiore to Garavan near Menton on a Sunday in September while we walk across the mountains! Suggestions as to where I find someone.
      Grazie

      This is the route!
      maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=d&s...

    • PASSPORT CONTROL From Ventimiglia into France - by train

      by FEAMSTER Online Now Sep 2, 2009 at 8:44 AM

      Anyone know if there is passport control on the trains or in the Ventimiglia train station when catching a train to go into France from Ventimiglia (even a TER train?). Similarly, is there any passport control in Menton for those coming into France from Italy. Any advice/info greatly appreciated Thanks!!

      8 Answers Sep 2, 2009 at 10:55 AM
    • ventimiglia market

      by averrill Online Now Mar 1, 2009 at 8:10 AM

      Is there any market on saturdays? or only on fridays? if so is it worth a trip from nice?

      1 Answer Mar 1, 2009 at 2:04 PM
    • Ventimiglia train station

      by mariosD Online Now Jul 27, 2008 at 2:23 PM

      Hey there,

      We are going to travel from Milan Centrale to Nice Ville by train (EC 143). According to the train route there is a stop in Ventimiglia train station. Since this station is in the borders of Italy and France do we need to change train at this station or not? Following the European railway site the journey is direct, but could you please clarify this for me.

      Kind Regards,
      Marios

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2008 at 10:45 PM
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      Good Italian Food

      by Spip Online Now Mar 23, 2008 at 10:57 AM

      Hey there,

      Next week we are traveling to Ventimiglia for one week.
      We are looking for some nice italian places to eat. This doesn't have to be grand chique but we love the local life.
      So if you "locals" have some favourite adresses, please let me know.


      Looking forward to it,
      Marjorie

      2 Answers Mar 25, 2008 at 5:02 AM