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    • tesoro77's Profile Photo

      1.Easiest way to get to Naples from Rome 2. Hotels in Island of Ischia

      Naples Jan 8, 2017 at 3:01 PM

      Dear local experts:
      I am traveling from Los Angeles CA, will land in Rome. 1. What is the quickest and easiest way to get from Rome to Naples. Please give me specific links, your personal experience, etc.
      I will stay a couple of days in Naples. I want to book a hotel on the island of Ischia and also want to spend at least one entire day in Prochida. I understand that the same ferry that runs from Naples stops on both islands - Prochida and ischia. How much is a ticket (average)?
      2. What hotel on Ischia is NICE, having a good THERMAL pool, a spa facility (sauna, jakuzzi), near beaches AND up to 150 US dollars a night? (hope it exists :-)
      Thank you all. Best,
      Gelena

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      Which town is best

      Stelvio Jan 13, 2017 at 3:44 PM

      I would like to spend some time hiking around the Stelvio National Park in summer. Which town would be the best to use as a base to access the park. I do not drive and need to be able to rely on public transport. thank you

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      Planning on renting a car

      Sardegna Jan 17, 2017 at 11:19 AM

      Hi there,
      We are planning on taking a ferry from mainland Italy to Olbia. From Olbia, we have to get to Palau, which is 45 minutes away.
      I was "strongly recommended" to rent a car. Does anyone know if we'd be better off renting a car in Olbia, or bringing one on the ferry from mainland Italy?
      I looked into renting a car in Olbia, and the prices were outrageous (we need one for 5 days.) Does anyone know which rental company I should look into, and how much we can expect to pay?
      Grazie!
      Kristin

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    • Summer holiday

      Italy Jan 11, 2017 at 3:13 AM

      Sorry to hear this site is shutting down.

      I had an incredible summer honeymoon in Switzerland thanks entirely to commenters on this forum. I'm really grateful.

      This question is very broad but I thought I might get lucky again!

      Hoping for a may/June family holiday this year.
      Traveling with a three year old and a one year old.
      Beach, hotel, pools, nature, good food, a little old town within walking distance.
      We really want it to be child friendly with food and drink readily available but not too big a complex.
      We'd love to visit Italy, also considering Greece and France, I'll post over there too.

      Many thanks if you have any thoughts!
      Emma

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    • NAPOLI PIAZZA GARIBALDI

      Naples Jan 3, 2017 at 4:34 PM

      How far is Napoli Centrale to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. My train arrives at Napoli Centrale and I have to go over to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to catch another train.

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    • Which resort to stay at Lake Garda?

      Lago di Garda Jan 5, 2017 at 1:52 AM

      Hello, what a great website. Hope someone can help with this. Me and my partner are hoping to go to Lake Garda in the summer but we are unsure as to which resort to base ourselves at. We are both 40 and although we are definitely beyond wanting a Club 18/30 type holiday we still want a nice lively resort that has a nice nightlife until fairly late at night. Last year we went to Sorrento and this was absolutely fantastic, lots of open-air restaurants, bars and even traditional music and singing in the streets at night, this was just perfect, so we wondered if any Lake Garda resort offered something similar? I was maybe thinking of Sirmione or Garda as a base as those would both be easier for us to get to, but I have no idea what the nightlife would be like. Hope someone can help? Thanks, Sarah.

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      Rome for Easter

      Rome Jan 5, 2017 at 4:46 PM

      I will be in Rome for Easter Sunday.What should I know -Im not catholic but I want to visit the Pope place
      any ideas?

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    • Civita Bagnoregio

      Italy Dec 29, 2016 at 7:25 AM

      I plan to visit Civita Bagnoregio during Easter. Can anyone please let me know whether there is any public transport to go from Orvieto to Bagnoregio?

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    • Cinque Terre

      Italy Dec 28, 2016 at 10:33 AM

      My husband and I have planned our first holiday trip in Italy for 17 days in May 2017.
      Will be staying in Milan. Cinque Terre
      Florence. Positano and Rome
      Milan 1 day
      Cinque Terre. 3 days
      Florence. 4 days
      Positano. 5 days
      Rome. 4 days
      Any suggestions what to do and see
      We enjoy doing our own tour walking strolling taking local buses train etc....restaurants but no hiking
      We dont mind taking a day tour to the country to winery in Tuscany
      Any help will be appreciated
      Nina

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    • Where to propose?

      by Mike_Gerond Online Now Sep 21, 2016 at 8:42 AM

      5th time in Italy. 1st time in Bologna.

      Time to pop the question.

      Please can people recommend their most romantic restaurants or other settings in Bologna?

      Thanks
      Mike

      3 Answers Sep 22, 2016 at 6:13 AM
    • Bologna airport bus

      by Myles321 Online Now May 27, 2016 at 7:56 AM

      Can you pay the driver on this bus please

      9 Answers May 31, 2016 at 12:01 AM
    • One day in Bologna

      by irena6789 Online Now Apr 12, 2016 at 10:23 AM

      My husband and I will take a day trip to Bologna from Florence in May .
      Would love to have your take on " what to do" , "what to see", and of course "where to eat "
      Thanks a million

      11 Answers Apr 14, 2016 at 12:56 PM
    • Bologna airport to Venice

      by gtr7 Online Now Apr 11, 2016 at 2:24 AM

      hello,
      I`m going to arrive on july at bologna airport with my 7 person family and i want to arrange a transfer to venice port
      please help me by suggesting a company or a driver
      thank you

      2 Answers Apr 11, 2016 at 3:58 AM
    • my friend's birthday

      by helenaishere Online Now Feb 27, 2016 at 7:03 AM

      hi, any suggestion what do when arriving to bologna with my two friends. One of them on her 40th birthday, i really want do something speciel, like a really neat restaurant or surprise-event. Thanks for your answers :)

      3 Answers Feb 28, 2016 at 12:42 PM
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      May 2nd: Business as Usual?

      by polo48 Online Now Feb 22, 2016 at 10:59 AM

      We will arrive in Bologna on Sunday 1st May; is that a normal Sunday regarding public transport?
      Also will Monday 2nd May be a normal working day as regards banks, shops and transport?
      Thanks for your help if you are really sure.

      1 Answer Feb 22, 2016 at 11:20 AM
    • late train from Bologna to Zurich Airport

      by MNIELDS1 Online Now Aug 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM

      The SBS timetable shows a train leaving Bologna Centrale at 22:38 on Oct 1 Arriving Zurich Airport at 8:13AM on Oct 2.
      The train goes through Milano Centrale & leaves Port Garibaldi, through Chiasso and arriving Zurich Airport at 8:13AM
      The Tren Italia website shows the latest train to depart from Bologna to Zurich Airport is at 18:38PM

      Can I leave Bologna late (after dinner) on Oct 1 and arrive around 8-9:00AM at Zurich Airport on Oct 2?
      I'm not expert in European trains that involve two countries so perhaps someone could help me make this connection

      13 Answers Aug 29, 2015 at 6:51 AM
    • DINING in Trattorias

      by Tortellini Online Now May 2, 2015 at 6:09 AM

      Please recommend some great places to eat, dine in Bologna and/or Milan.

      4 Answers May 2, 2015 at 3:43 PM
    • budget restaurant

      by jsam Online Now Apr 15, 2015 at 11:01 AM

      I'm seeking a good budget restauarant in bologna.
      Can someone suggest any please?

      3 Answers Apr 16, 2015 at 9:39 PM
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      Two day visit to Bologna

      by RosalieAgrow Online Now Nov 15, 2014 at 10:23 AM

      On January 3rd my husband and I would like to spend 2 nights (Saturday – Monday) in Bologna, Italy as the last stop before we return back to the US. We are looking for hotel recommendations and activities that we can do while we are there. Thank you in advance for your help.

      8 Answers Nov 15, 2014 at 11:52 PM
    • Fun activities to do in Bologna?

      by shellcov Online Now Oct 22, 2014 at 1:32 PM

      Hi,
      I am looking for a fun activity to do in Bologna for a group of 10 girls on a hen party. We are going to look around the sights and markets etc but wanted a fun daytime activity to do on one of the days we are staying in Bologna. We will be there at the end of May.
      Any suggestions will be much appreciated!
      Thanks

      1 Answer Oct 30, 2014 at 7:53 AM
    • Public bathrooms in Bologna, Itally?

      by Rease Online Now Oct 14, 2014 at 5:56 AM

      Are there any public bathrooms in Bologna?

      8 Answers Nov 15, 2014 at 12:16 PM
    • barber shops

      by juha1981 Online Now Aug 13, 2014 at 11:24 PM

      are there many barber shops in bologna?

      1 Answer Aug 14, 2014 at 4:46 AM
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      Bologna clubs & discos in September?

      by bettyo70 Online Now Aug 6, 2014 at 4:17 PM

      Hi Everybody,

      We'll be in Bologna this September (mid-to-late part of the month). Can anyone recommend good clubs or discos that play any of the following: electronic/Europop/80s/disco/soulful house? We're not into hip-hop or hard rock. Also we'll be staying in the city center... so hopefully it's a place within walking distance. Thanks/Grazie!

      1 Answer Aug 7, 2014 at 12:07 PM
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      trip from bologna to dozza castle

      by carmena Online Now Jul 30, 2014 at 12:21 PM

      dear all,
      please advise how can I go from bologna to dozza in september?
      by train looks like there is no station in dozza. by bus I couldn't find ...
      thanks for your time, carmen

      3 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 10:41 PM
    • sewer rafting bologna italy@cornerof Riva Reno

      by joebrad1 Online Now Jul 23, 2014 at 12:29 AM

      how can I book a sewer rafting trip in bologna.

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      Half day in Bologna

      by ChanKC Online Now Jun 21, 2014 at 12:25 PM

      What are the things or places that I shouldn't miss in a half day trip in Bologna?
      Is guided visit a must when visiting Palazzo dell'Archiginnasio? Is Palazzo dell'Archiginnasio the same as Archiginnasio di Bologna? Are the library and museums worth visiting if I only have half day in Bologna?
      Does Palazzo dell'Archiginnasio and the Anatomy Theatre open on Saturday afternoon?

      3 Answers Jun 22, 2014 at 5:53 AM
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      Bologna Airport Bus - some questions

      by Kathrin_E Online Now May 2, 2014 at 2:48 AM

      Ciao amici,

      I'm going to Bologna soon and could do with a few details about the airport bus, linea BLQ.
      I already found this here: tper.it/content/linea-blq-ae...
      My hotel is at the corner Via dell'Independenza/Via Irneria/Via dei Mille. Google street view shows a BLQ bus right in front of the hotel,which looks convenient. Which stop would be the nearest to get off the bus - Arena del Sole?
      I arrive on Wednesday, so upon arrival this stop should be served. However, it seems that on Sunday, when I leave, the route is different and not all stops are served, but I do not exactly understand that information sheet tper.it/sites/tper.it/files/... Does that mean that on Sunday I'll have to walk to Stazione Centrale to catch the airport bus?
      Do I understand correctly that tickets can be bought from the bus driver, or where do I get them?

      Mille grazie in advance for any help!

      P.S. Links in Italian are perfectly fine with me.

      1 Answer May 2, 2014 at 4:38 AM
    • Trip from Bologna to Venice, and from Bologna to Florenze

      by mcsuber Online Now Apr 29, 2014 at 5:11 AM

      Hello! I have some questions about my trip in May.
      I want to take a train at 10 of May from Bologna to Venice. What does it costs from a railway station and how do you think there will be a free sits? Or maybe I should take a virtual ticket?
      And also questions about trip at 17 of May Bologna to Florenze. How about Florenze?
      Thank you!

      5 Answers May 5, 2014 at 12:01 AM
    • bologna trip...

      by pp73 Online Now Apr 27, 2014 at 7:01 PM

      Good morning all, I was thinking of spending 7 days in Bologna with my husband and 4 young children however after reading reviews on this website I recently discovered, I am thinking twice due! I have found an apartment in the city centre but I am now afraid of the 'safety' factor and what seems to be a crazy town…has anyone travelled here with young children? Any tips? Should I still go and obviously be extra careful? Not sure now…nothing booked at this stage…we are coming by train from Venice (on our way to Florence). Thanks in advance.

      12 Answers Apr 29, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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      Local trains from Bologna

      by taurean_traveller Online Now Apr 25, 2014 at 3:14 AM

      Am visiting my daughter in Santarcangelo di Romagna.
      I usually get a train to Rimini from Bologna and they collect me.
      However they had some friends visit recently who travelled to Santar from Bologna and they said they caught a local train that took 2 hours and it was direct without any changes.
      I cannot see anything on the Trenitalia site.
      Does anybody know of a local timetable?
      I am looking to catch a train around 2pm
      I like the idea of sitting on a local train and seeing the sites.

      I asked this question a long time ago but seem to have lost it.
      Many thanks

      7 Answers Apr 25, 2014 at 5:41 AM
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      Reasons for.....

      by EugenioTheChef Online Now Apr 15, 2014 at 6:21 AM

      ......like Italy and to dislike it?

      More, what's the longest italian word? ;)

      11 Answers Apr 15, 2014 at 8:52 AM
    • The Two Towers

      by justinlav Online Now Apr 10, 2014 at 6:35 PM

      What is located in-between the two Towers of Bologna?

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 8:27 PM
    • Bolona to Venice by train

      by jchubbic Online Now Apr 10, 2014 at 12:42 PM

      Bologna to Venice by train. What can I expect? Duration, costs, scenery?
      Thanks, John

      5 Answers Apr 10, 2014 at 3:39 PM
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      Cappelletti con panna, Cannoli alla crema, and Erbazzone

      by serenazulle Online Now Apr 3, 2014 at 11:23 AM

      Hi Everyone,

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

      1 Answer Apr 3, 2014 at 1:12 PM
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      Cost of Taxi Bologna to Riccione

      by taurean_traveller Online Now Apr 2, 2014 at 6:24 AM

      Friends arrive at Bologna airport 2200.

      Has anyone any idea how much a taxi would cost to take them to Riccione?

      I notice the last train is 2140

      4 Answers Apr 2, 2014 at 10:02 AM
    • good coffee shop around Pza Maggiore where my boss can hang out

      by WPatricia Online Now Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 AM

      my boss is going to Bologna this weekend and wants a nice place for him and 3 people to meet and talk for 3 hours while having coffee. Any recommendation?

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2014 at 9:38 AM
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      Airport Shuttle bus

      by taurean_traveller Online Now Mar 4, 2014 at 1:29 AM

      Can anyone tell me the current price of the Public Airport shuttle bus to the Main train station please?

      Not interested in taxis Thanks

       

      1 Answer Mar 4, 2014 at 5:36 AM
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      Travel from Karlsruhe to Bologna

      by Kathrin_E Online Now Feb 27, 2014 at 1:21 PM

      Hi everyone,

      I am looking for the fastest and easiest wat to reach Bologna from Karlsruhe. Of course there is the train, but that means something like 10 hours. Doable if there is no alternative, sure.
      However, I'd like to ask if any of you can think of an alternative, i.e. flying, preferably without changes, that gets me there faster than the train.

      The dates in question are: arrival May 14 (if I have to take the train) or May 15 by early afternoon (if there is a faster option), return Sunday May 18. Dates are set in stone because I am attending a conference.

      Night trains are not a viable option as I know from experience that I cannot sleep on board a running train, that I am a zombie on the day after and would not recommend anyone to be near me - not the perfect conditions for attending a scientific conference and perhaps even giving a talk.

      Driving is also not an option.

      ... any ideas?

      16 Answers Feb 28, 2014 at 11:09 PM
    • Bologna - Fiorenza football

      by joa1313 Online Now Feb 23, 2014 at 3:18 PM

      We are going to be in Bologna for this game, and I have read that it is one of the best games of the year, the Derby of Appennino. I have read in various places that one can buy tickets at a bank or at the stadium, but I am thinking that this game might sell out (and we will only be there a few days before the game).

      Does anyone have an online source to recommend? They all feel sort of dodgy.

      Another question: the ultra end sounds like fun -- or should we (older couple) sit elsewhere?

      2 Answers Feb 24, 2014 at 1:01 AM