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      The Snow miracle on August 5th

      Rome 6 hours ago

      Hi all guys, for those of you who happen to be in Rome on August 5th here's a small story you might be interested...

      In the fourth century, under Pope Liberius, a noble named Giovanni with his wife, having no children they decided to offer all their whealth to the Holy Virgin for the construction of a church dedicated to her. Our Lady appreciated their desire and appeared them in a dream the night between 4 and 5 August, indicating the place where the church would be built. The following morning they went to the Pope to tell the dream made ​​by both, even the pope had the same dream: the Virgin told him the next morning would be an absolutely unusual event happened, and where it had happened, there would have had to build the church.
      The next day, on August 5, 352 AC, full summertime, all the Romans were stunned: they found the Esquiline hill completely covered in snow.
      Well, belive it or not, if you are in Piazza di Santa Maria Maggiore (also know as Madonna della Neve, i.e. Virgin of the snow) at 9 p.m. on August 5th every year you will find yourself under a "real" snowfall!

      Enjoy Rome;-)

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    • Beach in Vietri sul Mare and Sorento

      Vietri sul Mare Jul 26, 2016 at 12:44 AM

      We plan to stay 14 days in Salerno at the end of august and first half of September. So we planned to visit all the major towns on the Amalfi coast but to have some sunbathing on La Baia beach in Vietri sul mare.

      1) Can anyone tell me what are the prices of a parasol + sunbeds for 2 people on La Baia beach in Vietri sul mare and is it far from the bus stops?

      2) Are there any sandy beaches in Salerno? What are the prices? Where are they situated?

      Thank you in advance for your answers!

       

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    • Best romantic country area in Tuscany?

      Tuscany Jul 14, 2016 at 2:32 AM

      Dears,

      I am planning to visit Tuscany for 2 days this September with my partner. I am wondering about the best place preferably a countryside overlooking the sea where we can have rent a small villa for a quite and private time while still being able to get to the town center, enjoy good food, and mingle with the locals.
      Thank you!

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    • Assessing the AV2 trail and recomendation where to escape after the 5th day

      Dolomiti Yesterday

      Hi,
      My partner and I are planning to arranged to do the first 5 days of Alta Via 2 in the Dolomites. We hike quite a bit but is always just for 1 or 2 days at a time. We are trying to get a better idea of the trail to make sure it is not beyond our capabilities. Our days, along the AV2, are listed below:

      Questions:
      1. Can someone comment on what kind of equipment we need and what kind of equiptment is helpful (hiking poles vs. ferratas kits)l. We want to avoid via ferratas.

      2. On day 5/6 is there a good place to finish the hike and get back into town. We want to make our way back to Milan .

      Thanks!

      Day 1 Bressanone to Rifugio Ditta di Bressanone Cicerone book difficulty rating: 2
      Day 2 to Rifugio Genova 2
      Day 3 to Rifugio Puez 2-3
      Day 4 to Rifugio Pisciadu 3
      Day 5 to Rifugio Castiglioni 3
      Day 6 to Rifugio Castiglioni 2

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    • Best way Tivoli to Barberini?

      Tivoli Jul 10, 2016 at 6:20 AM

      We need to travel from Villa d'Este in Tivoli to Piazza Barberini in Rome and are undecided about train to Tiburtina and Metro B to Barberini or Cotral bus from Tivoli. Cost is less of a consideration than time

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      Places to stay

      Naples Jul 7, 2016 at 10:46 AM

      Looking place with view bay of Naples close to the lungomare or Chiaia district.

      Any recommendations?

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    • hotel Val Passiria

      Meran Jul 5, 2016 at 12:37 AM

      Hi ! I'm looking for a hotel in Val Passiria which is suitable for perfekt family holidays. While searching I found the Stroblhof: http://www.stroblhof.com/en/ Did anybody know the hotel or can recommend another? We are 2 adults with 3 children which are 4,7 and 9 years old. The budget is not fixed yet.
      Lovely greetings smiley

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    • Booking for beach necessary?

      Castiglioncello Jul 2, 2016 at 1:39 PM

      I'm going to Castiglioncello tomorrow for the day and was wondering if I will be able to use the beaches as I am not staying at a hotel or have made any bookings.

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    • Campania Arte Card?

      Italy Jul 2, 2016 at 10:57 AM

      Is the Campania Arte card (option with transportation) worth it? I will be visiting the Naples Archaeological Museum, Pompei, and using the SITA bus several times along the Amalfi Coast. Thanks everyone!

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    • Food Tours

      Parma Jun 28, 2016 at 10:28 PM

      The food tours for Parma are very expensive. Does anyone know of any cheaper options? Is it easy to do some of the chees, ham, and balsamic tours self-guided?

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      Prices , food, supermarkets

      Bibione Jul 20, 2016 at 6:05 AM

      Is there double pricing in Bibione - tourists and locals?
      Any idea how much an umbrella per day costs?
      Thanks in advance :)

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    • boat trip

      Milazzo Jul 18, 2016 at 10:32 PM

      Hello,

      I'd love to know if there is a daily boat trip from Miltzo to Stromboli at the end of September 2016.
      all the best

      Schafer46

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    • Swimming Pools

      Montecatini Terme Jul 16, 2016 at 2:02 PM

      Are there any swimming pools in Montecatini?

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      Best town to stay for trecking in the dolimite mountains

      Dolomiti Jul 10, 2016 at 2:48 AM

      We would like to stay as close as posible to the mountains, with good transport to start of the route/ cable car.and any high routes to recommend we aim to go in September
      Thank you for your help
      Rob and Jill

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    • Transportation

      Pescara Jul 5, 2016 at 4:50 AM

      Hello,

      I will visit Pescara in one week with some friends. We rented a house in Francavilla , but we would like to visit also the surrounding. We will stay for one week and we were wandering if it is cheaper and more convenient to rent a car , or by bus? Or is there any other method like bla bla car ?

      Thank you, Delia

       

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      Is that San Oronzo on the promenade in Otranto

      Otranto Jul 2, 2016 at 7:11 AM

      First - thanks for all the great answers to my last question about Otranto. Now for my next question. There is a column with a statue on the top on the sea front of Otranto which looks very like San Oronzo who features a lot in Puglia towns. I have made an extensive search on the internet but no joy - does anyone know if I am right?
      Thanks

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    • Garda and Gardaland

      Garda Jun 29, 2016 at 3:01 PM

      Visiting Garda and Gardaland in July. What is the weather like in July (20 - 28July)?

      Moreover, as for Gardaland, I have been told that one can buy 'priority' band where queues can be skipped .... has anyone been there and experienced such? If yes, is it available online?

      Thanks.

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      Milan Study

      Milan Jun 28, 2016 at 10:25 PM

      My daughter and 2 friends arrive at Malpensa on 11th July afternoon. They are there till 23rd July for a summer course at NABA university (downtown of Navigli area). They are staying near the institute itself.

      Now,

      1. How do they get to that area from the Malpensa airport?

      2. How do they travel around Milan? What is the best process to sight see around Milan, and what all to see? They will be staying near the Central Station on night of 23rd (basically spend the whole day of 23rd roaming around Milan City).

      3. How to travel to and from Linate airport and NABA? For the 3, will a Taxi be more cost effective?

      Thanks in advance friends.

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    • Bus service?

      Scalea Jul 24, 2016 at 7:16 AM

      Hi all,

      I know there is a rail service, but is there a bus service in scalea itself? Further, is there a bus service between Scalea and neighbouring towns?

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    • train between Tivoli and Rome Tiburtina

      Rome Jul 10, 2016 at 5:53 AM

      Does anyone know about the schedule between Tivoli and Tiburtina? We are interested in how long it takes and how often it runs.

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    • Italy to Slovenia

      Italy Jul 2, 2016 at 11:25 PM

      Hi,

      In August we (a late 20s couple) are traveling from Milan to Venice to Triste to Ljubljana. Would you recommend taking the train? If so, do you have any recommendations on which train company or the best times to travel?

      Many thanks for your assistance :)
      Rachel

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      La Spezia to Lucca?

      La Spezia Jun 29, 2016 at 6:49 PM

      Wondering how much a car service would cost from La Spezia to Lucca with a little site seeing on the way. It looks like an hour or so by trains... has anyone had experience with a reasonably priced car service, not sure if they charge by the hour, miles, etc... thank you Francine

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    • informations about Florence

      Florence 17 hours ago

      Hello, I will arrive soon in Florence and I would like to know:
      1. which are advices concerning safety in touristic areas, except scammers, thieves, are there terrorist alerts?
      2. could someone to recommend me some travel agencies for a one day trip to Sienna or Pisa?
      3. Are there local free guided tours?
      Thank you!

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    • Driving Venice to Como in early October

      Italy Jul 18, 2016 at 1:27 PM

      Driving Venice to Como in early October. Take the toll road or is there a more interesting/scenic route with a place for an overnight ?

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    • Venice Tours

      Venice Jul 16, 2016 at 7:21 PM

      When doing a tour in Venice, is it best to wait until I get there to select a "skip the line" tour or is it better to pre-buy a tour online? Also, any advice on what tour company to use?

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    • Food, local

      by FromDenmark Online Now Mar 20, 2015 at 2:43 PM

      Hi. I´d like to eat ordinary local food in Alghero, just lige the local people of Alghero eat it on a normal day. Where is that possible....please...?

      6 Answers Mar 21, 2015 at 10:16 AM
    • Alghero for teenagers...

      by KathyJoe Online Now Mar 2, 2015 at 6:52 PM

      What is Alghero like for teenage boys. We will be travelling with a 16 and 14 year old. They are very active - love soccer, surfing, skating. They'll need a bit of freedom if they are to have a good time. Is Alghero safe for them to go off on their own? Are there parks where they can kick a ball around? A beach they can go swimming at? Also what is Sardegna like generally for cycling from place to place...

      2 Answers Mar 5, 2015 at 10:01 PM
    • Free camp site?

      by Sakichan Online Now May 29, 2014 at 3:45 PM

      Hi There!
      We are planning to visit Alghero in a week time.
      This is our first visit to Alghero and we have all the camping gears so thinking to camp there.
      I heard there is some free camp site, although I couldn't find any on google..
      If anybody know any nice camp site,either free or not,please let me know!
      We are pretty easy going, so as long as we can enjoy beach and sleep nicely
      we don't want any luxurious thing!
      Would be great if you know somewhere not too busy and loud though.

      Thank you.
      Saki

    • Place to go Fishing

      by natsyb1704 Online Now May 28, 2014 at 9:48 AM

      Looking for a good place to go fishing near the Maristella/Porto Conte area

    • Transport from Airport - around midnight

      by Anne1305 Online Now May 15, 2014 at 6:28 AM

      Hi there,
      we will arrive at Alghero Airport very late in the evening (23:55 p.m). Does anybody know a good transportation then - the busses are running only until 23:00 pm and as far as I figured out the car rentals are closing also at 23:00 pm and you have to pay extra fee then if you still want to rent a car. How much would a taxi cost and is it wise to reserve one in advance? Any recommendations would be highly appreciated.
      Thanks.
      Anne

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 6:46 AM
    • Salsa in Alghero?

      by Tottenham123 Online Now 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

    • Night clubs, bars etc.

      by fabiansk Online Now Oct 18, 2013 at 2:51 AM

      Hi. We're some guys looking for a place to go out and have a good time clubbing or just socialize at a nice bar in Alghero - any recommendations? Also restaurants uf you know some good ones.

      1 Answer Oct 20, 2013 at 8:58 AM
    • Buses on Sunday?

      by susnapt Online Now Jul 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM

      I need to get a bus from Alghero airport to Via Lido - does the 373 bus run on Sundays?

      1 Answer Jul 7, 2013 at 11:03 AM
    • Getting from Olbia Airport to Alghero

      by Globetrotter37 Online Now Aug 2, 2011 at 2:17 PM

      Help! My friend & I need to get from Olbia Airport to Alghero on Saturday (6 August). We arrive in to Olbia at about 21:00 hours. We'd rather not hire a car & taxis seem expensive. Can anyone advise as to the best way of travelling to & from the airport? Bus? We'd be really grateful! Thank you! :-)

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      place to stay in Alghero

      by om_212 Online Now Apr 25, 2011 at 12:01 AM

      we are looking for a B&B place to stay in Alghero for two nights in May 7-9. any recommendations? we would like to stay within Euro 25-35 per person. many thanks in advance, Olya

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2011 at 5:17 AM
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      Worth the walk ?

      by alectrevor Online Now Feb 27, 2011 at 5:39 AM

      I"m in my 70s and like walking when there is something nice to see. I understand that the Alghero train station is a 20 minute walk to centre, is this walk worth looking at or would i be better taking the bus from Sassari, i believe the bus goes to Alghero centre. Thanks.

      1 Answer Feb 27, 2011 at 10:41 AM
    • Where to stay?

      by s_gog Online Now Jan 17, 2011 at 12:22 PM

      I am planning on visiting Alghero for a week to ten days in summer 2011. Me and my partner are both 20 and therefore too young to hire a car. I was wondering where the best places to stay are without a car? I am looking to be walking distance to restaurants and night life, also a beautiful beach and hotel with with pool for the day time.
      Thank you in advance for your info!!

      3 Answers May 5, 2011 at 8:13 AM
    • Restaurants open on New Years Day?

      by petitegourmand Online Now Nov 17, 2010 at 2:39 AM

      Hi! I am flying into Alghero around 5pm on New Years Day. It looks like many hotels/restuarants are closed over the winter. Can someone tell me which restuarant in the old town may be open on 1st and 2nd January for dinner and whether it is possible to book in advance? Thanks!

    • Alghero to Olbia

      by RomaniaRob Online Now Sep 7, 2010 at 11:22 AM

      How can i get from Alghero airport to Olbia? Im looking for a cheap way, like bus or train.

    • Parking for Apartment Gioberti??

      by katjoeuk Online Now Jun 25, 2010 at 3:48 PM

      Hey everyone, I'm very tempted to book the Apartment Gioberti in Via Giobert for two nights in mid July - I'm just a bit worried about parking? We'll have a rental car....can anyone help? I don't mind walking for a bit, but not so sure whether it's a) possible and b)safe to leave the car close by??

      I'd be grateful for your thoughts on this!!!

      Katrin

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      Where DEAF???

      by deaf Online Now May 7, 2010 at 1:09 PM

      Hello

      Hope you can tell me

      Where can I meet deaf in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy in May 2010?
      I should be there from 26 May to 2nd June

      Where can I find deaf organization or club on Sardinia?

      3 Answers May 8, 2010 at 10:38 AM
    • getting around in a wheelchair in Alghero

      by Pistolee Online Now Mar 26, 2010 at 2:02 PM

      Hi,

      My girlfriend and me are planning a trip to Alghero from 3 to 8 June.

      I am using a wheelchair (a "manual" chair) and my girlfriend pushes me around (I have limited power so I can only take small distances myself).

      So my question is: is Alghero wheelchair friendly? Are there modifications foreseen in the streets, musua etc?

      What about public transport? Are buses accessible or should we take a taxi for getting around?

      Any advice for wheelchair accessible hotels maybe?

      Thanks a lot for any info!

      Bye,

      Marc

      3 Answers May 7, 2011 at 2:35 AM
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      an update

      by carpfanatic Online Now Oct 16, 2009 at 1:48 AM

      hi

      I have just had an email from my b&b in alghero and they say I can get the bus 373 to the bus station in alghero.

      Can anyone tell me directions from the terminal to the bus stop and will the driver sell tickets on the bus.

      Thanks to everyone for all the help so far

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      ryanair

      by carpfanatic Online Now Oct 6, 2009 at 11:12 AM

      hi

      I have just read that there is a ryanair bus stop in Alghero can anyone tell me if it is from the airport and how much is it

      thanks for any help

      8 Answers Oct 7, 2009 at 1:53 AM
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      Tottubella

      by carpfanatic Online Now Oct 5, 2009 at 4:15 AM

      hi

      I am flying by ryanair to alghero and stopping at a hotel in Tottubella,,,is there any buses from the airport to the hotel and if not what are the options. If there is only a taxi what are the charges in sardinia.

      Thanks for any info you can give

      1 Answer Oct 5, 2009 at 4:40 AM
    • a night in alghero

      by lolabenalo Online Now Sep 22, 2009 at 1:38 AM

      Hi!
      im arriving to sardinia for a low-budjet trip in mid october and planning on doing a diving course. i arrive to alghero airport by night (23:55) , therefore i need to pass the first night in alghero.
      1. does anyone know about a nice cheap place to sleep in the night in alghero (with private rooms, we're a couple.)
      2. what options of public transportation do i have from alghero to the north-east side of the island (Olbia)?
      3. where are the best places to dive in the island? where is the less touristic and more economics areas?

      Thank you!!!

      1 Answer Sep 22, 2009 at 1:53 AM
    • Dancing in Alghero

      by cazjoyner Online Now Sep 11, 2009 at 11:41 AM

      I am looking for some advice and information if anyone can help!

      I am organising a hen party in Alghero on the weekend of 26th September. On the saturday night we would like to go out dancing but it seems that Ruscello and La Siesta may both be closed by then.

      I would like to know if there is another bar with lively dancing open until late?

      Also, i would like to book a table for us (we are 16 people) in Miques de Mirral and also a bar called El Tro, but i can't find any phone numbers for them. Does anyone have a phone number for Miques de Mirall bar or El Tro?

      Grazie Mille!

    • Alghero B&B

      by Jackbob Online Now Aug 6, 2009 at 1:12 AM

      Anybody ever been in Alghero Sardinia?

      4 Answers Apr 7, 2010 at 5:10 AM
    • Rent a car

      by polonaklanscek Online Now Jul 21, 2009 at 8:35 AM

      Hi!
      I`m going on vacations in Alghero in 22th of july with my friend and we need one nice couple to join us traveling to north side of sardinia. We would like to rent a car but it`s to expensive to travel alone. So if there is somebody who would join us let me now.
      P

    • Borrowing a guitar in Alghero

      by SalMorrison Online Now May 27, 2009 at 5:10 AM

      Hi there

      Ok this is a really random request! I've been asked to play guitar at a friend's wedding in Alghero in September. I'm having second thoughts about taking a guitar on a plane (heard horror stories about this and Ryanair won't let you take a guitar as hand luggage, you're supposed to book a separate seat for it!!!).

      I wondered if anyone could help advise what the likelihood of borrowing a guitar when I'm there would be? Or if anyone knows someone there that I could possibly borrow one from?

      Any help would be much appreciated.

      Thanks!

      Sally

    • Are mosquitoes a problem if you are camping?

      by missioned Online Now Aug 31, 2008 at 8:47 AM

      Are mosquitoes a problem, especially if you are camping?
      Any other tips/advice (ie weather, beach, hiking, cycling, etc..) to be prepared for a trip there in September would be much appreciated....
      Many thanks

      1 Answer Aug 31, 2008 at 12:37 PM
    • cost of a taxi from alghero to bosa

      by 514mkh Online Now Aug 13, 2008 at 7:35 AM

      Does anyone know how much it costs for a taxi from alghero airport to bosa. have been trying to hire a car for arrival 14/08 - no vehs available. do car hire companies keep some for visitors who can not pre book ?

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2008 at 9:10 AM
    • Which Car Hire Company

      by isawitfirst Online Now Jul 21, 2008 at 4:34 AM

      Hi there,

      we are travelling to Alghero in September and are a looking for car hire. We have heard of these guys - alghero-airport-car-hire.co.... and was wondering if anyone had used them?

      Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 15, 2008 at 6:26 AM
    • What beaches

      by Alison26 Online Now Jul 7, 2008 at 6:21 AM

      Hi my freinds and I are coming to alghero this week, we were just wondering what the best beaches to go to in the area are? Are there hidden beaches that we can explore and hows best to get to them. We'd prefer to go to quieter beaches.

      3 Answers Aug 9, 2008 at 12:54 PM
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      Bike hire and hiking routes

      by claesw Online Now Jun 23, 2008 at 1:01 PM

      Hi. I´m going to Alghero in july and wonder where the best place to rent a speed or mountain bike is. I also wonder if somebody has any good tips on nice routes for biking and hiking around Alghero.

      Regards Claes

      3 Answers Jul 21, 2009 at 3:58 AM