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      Getting to Naples airport

      Naples Feb 10, 2017 at 2:07 PM

      I just realized that our flight leaving Naples is at 6:45am. I've booked a hotel that's a 12 minute drive from the airport, but we won't be driving. How's the cab situation during that time of the day? We will be staying at the B&B Milionaria. Thanks!

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      Vespa rentals

      Siena Feb 4, 2017 at 6:38 AM

      We want to rent vespas while in Siena. Found a company that will bring them to our hotel. Is it best to do this with a tour, or would we be good to head out without a guide?

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      Naples 15 hours ago

      Is there a boat connection to Ercolano?
      How much would a taxi cost (let's say from Toledo)?

    • Reliable opening and closing times for sites in Ortygia and Siracusa

      Taormina Jan 28, 2017 at 10:57 AM

      I am trying to find reliable opening and closing times for tourist attractions nicely listed and described on this site for Ortygia and Siracusa for Easter weekend (04/14-04/18). Does any website have this info as I could not locate it anywhere?

      I am so sorry that this site will close.... I hope that the existing content will not be removed..

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      Pope audience

      Rome Feb 6, 2017 at 7:58 AM

      I got tickets for Wednesday, Pope audience but I don't know what to expect. Any advice on that experience. Also, what's a good location for hotel- walking around. Thank you.

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      How many days?

      Florence Feb 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM

      We are planning on a trip to Rome and Florence for 7 days total. I've been to Rome and think we need 4 days to get the best experience, but that leaves 3 days for Florence. Is that enough? One of us want to see Florence above all cities in Italy (not me, I want to see Rome). Thanks!

    • Rome and Venice

      Rome Feb 2, 2017 at 4:51 AM

      me and my wife planning to visit 2 days rome and 2 days venice in march, can somebody help me how to organise things so i can visit important places.
      i want to know how to travel from Campiano airport to Via Felice Grossi Gondi, 87, 00162( that's where my hotel is)
      Also in venice what's best way to go back to airport from Via Felice Grossi Gondi, 87, 00162. I mean taxi or any shuttle buses.
      how to cover venice attractions in a day, what I can see?

    • bus or train

      Sicilia Feb 19, 2017 at 10:29 AM

      will be in Sicily end of May into first week of June, no car. best way to see Caltagirone, Enna and Segesta? staying in Palermo, Siracusa and Catania. this is the third time I am requesting this info, but nobody has replied, is Rosata no longer contributing? So sorry site is closing, last trip in '15 members were very, very helpful!

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      Where to stay in Venice

      Venice Feb 6, 2017 at 7:53 AM

      Any advice appreciated. Flying into Venice -where to stay for two nights ? how is transportation from there to Rome? is easy to walk around to see the city of Venice? Thank you - Thank you.

    • Flea Markets

      Venice Feb 1, 2017 at 4:22 PM

      Does anyone have a good scoop on locations of flea markets in Venice and which day they are held? Rome too!


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    • Can you recommend a good place to eat?

      by AnthonyS20 Online Now Sep 25, 2015 at 6:34 AM

      Can you recommend a good place to eat?

      2 Answers Sep 26, 2015 at 7:19 AM
    • Big boats versus small private ones to Borromees islands

      by alma27 Online Now Aug 11, 2015 at 12:37 PM

      I read that it is cheaper to sail with the public big boats, and that the small ones charge too much.
      Today I spoke with someone that tolsd me that they just came back, and it's the contrary.
      What should I beleive - the book advice or the personal recommendation?
      What's the truth? And what are the prices?
      I know that the small ones save you time, cause they fill up quicker.
      Can people who experienced this sale lately share their expereince pls?

      3 Answers Aug 13, 2015 at 12:03 AM
    • Lunch at Lake Maggiore

      by tomlindasmith Online Now Jul 9, 2014 at 4:19 PM

      Can anyone recommend a restaurant for lunch on the Lombardia side of Lake Maggiori between Angera and Laveno. Preferably a restaurant with atmosphere and good food.

      2 Answers Jul 10, 2014 at 2:27 AM
    • Train service Lake Maggiore to Milan

      by rosrich Online Now Jun 19, 2014 at 4:23 AM

      Is there a train from Lake Maggiore to Milan on 10 August

      4 Answers Jun 19, 2014 at 7:31 AM
    • getting to baveno from malpensa airport

      by roebling Online Now Jun 2, 2014 at 5:27 PM

      I want to get from malpensa airport to baveno and the grand hotel dino, by train, by ferrie or by bus. how much, how long for each mode of transportation?

      2 Answers Jun 2, 2014 at 11:26 PM
    • Women's clothing help?

      by Kareninflorida Online Now May 3, 2014 at 9:39 AM

      We are traveling in Lugano, Stresa and Orta for a week at the end of May. Is it very formal for women in regard to attire? Any suggestions would be so appreciative!
      Thank you,

      2 Answers May 3, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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      Driving on the islands

      by kleung0210 Online Now Mar 5, 2014 at 8:41 AM

      We are travelling in a group of 6 and would like to rent a van from Milan International Airport and drive straight to Lake Maggiore in view of our luggage. We plan to stay in Lake Maggiore and use it as a base to go around. May I ask if this is a good way to go or is it unwise to drive a van in view of the narrow roads which is common in many European cities. Appreciate any comments and/or suggestions. Many thanks, Kathy from Hong Kong.

      6 Answers Mar 8, 2014 at 5:22 AM
    • Rail travel from Venice to Meina?

      by dphilpott Online Now Aug 2, 2013 at 8:56 AM

      It is hard to find how to get from Venice to Meina on the train - would you have any suggestions as to where to look please?

      3 Answers Aug 2, 2013 at 11:12 AM
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      Lago Maggiore in winter

      by syringa Online Now Jan 18, 2012 at 3:45 AM


      I'ld like to ask your opinion about visiting Lago maggiore in winter: is it worth, are there any shops or restaurants open, or it's better to go there in other seasons? What do you suggest to visit around the lake this time of the year? Is there ice on the surface?

      thx in advance

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      Stresa to Malpensa

      by Paulo_Pinto Online Now Aug 10, 2011 at 2:09 PM

      How to get from Stresa to Malpensa airport in SEptember 16, to arrive at 17h ?


      1 Answer Aug 10, 2011 at 3:42 PM
    • Visit to Meina

      by lockettpots Online Now Jan 28, 2011 at 6:25 AM

      I've booked two weeks holiday in Meina (first time in Lake Maggiore area). There isn't much info about Meina on the net. Anyone been there recently?


      5 Answers Mar 28, 2012 at 11:22 AM
    • nightlife in Arona

      by flexter Online Now Aug 9, 2010 at 12:06 AM

      I wish to know if there are any nightclubs/discos near Atlantic hotel in Arona.

      Im gonna be there from 4th to 11 sep. can anyone help me pls?

      2 Answers Aug 9, 2010 at 5:57 AM
    • motor boat rental

      by dirkdew Online Now May 21, 2010 at 11:05 PM

      Could anyone give me an address where we can rent a motor boat for 3 days. Preferably in the Verbania area.

      1 Answer May 22, 2010 at 3:39 AM
    • Which lake?

      by Jayelel10 Online Now May 21, 2010 at 3:01 AM

      Two single women travelling to the Italian lakes in June or October? We do not want to be SURROUNDED by romantic couples (though understand there will quite a few!) Any recommendations for some fun hotels?

      3 Answers May 21, 2010 at 9:07 AM
    • Lago Maggiore transportation

      by kaimoasvizzera Online Now Mar 28, 2010 at 4:14 AM

      How to get from Stresa to Locarno by water or train Wesnesday 5 th of May 2010?

      3 Answers Mar 28, 2010 at 7:06 AM
    • travling with a baby in a pushcar in Maggiore

      by johndoejr Online Now Apr 29, 2008 at 2:58 AM

      i wanted to ask whether a trip to the Isole Borromee is accesible to a pushcart (a baby cart).
      what is actually in those Isole Borromee - can we just stroll and wander around streets - without entering the palaces and the gardens?
      or the only thing you can do on those Isoles is to enter the palaces and the gardens?

      Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 29, 2008 at 3:05 AM
    • from Milano to Stresa

      by gaabor Online Now Apr 23, 2008 at 1:25 PM

      Can someone tell me what is the best way to get from Milan to Stresa by public transport?

      3 Answers May 4, 2008 at 11:46 AM
    • Cernobbio to Stresa

      by parrellmckean Online Now Mar 5, 2008 at 3:01 PM

      What is the best mode of transportation between these two towns?

      2 Answers Mar 5, 2008 at 10:12 PM
    • inflatable dinghy

      by lynnedorkings Online Now May 29, 2007 at 2:06 AM

      Are there any rules or regulations, regarding the use of an inflatable boat and small out board motor on lake maggorie. Could I use it to visit villages and some of the islands, we want to reduce our global footprint by using the car as little as poosible.

      2 Answers May 29, 2007 at 5:27 AM
    • hotels in Baveno

      by nualawood Online Now May 28, 2007 at 3:28 PM

      Can anyone tell me if they have stayed in Hotel Villa Azaela in Baveno and what the area is like and any good restaurants that could be recomended
      Thank you

      1 Answer May 29, 2007 at 5:11 AM
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      Walking- and Mountainbike routes near lago maggiore (Cannobio)?

      by karin_kamphuis Online Now Jul 26, 2006 at 10:15 AM


      We want to do some short (not heavy, we are starters!) mountainbike-routes in the neighbourhood of Cannobio/ Locarno (maximum of 40 kilometers). Does anybody know one? Please let me know how to find them (signs) or send me a roadmap/discription from the tour.

      The same for a walkingtour; we like to do a walking tour to a mountainlake (ice-lake) or on highr mountains to the top. Please let us know if you have tips.

      THANKS; greetings Karin.

      1 Answer Jul 27, 2006 at 5:24 AM
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      Which camping at Lago maggiore?

      by karin_kamphuis Online Now Jul 26, 2006 at 10:09 AM

      Where going to Lago maggiore in 3 weeks and want to stay at a camping next to the lake. We take our mountainbikes with us and also want to do some walking tours through the mountains. Now we still don't know which campingsite ro stay on.
      Does anybody know the next campings in CANNOBIO:
      camping Bosco
      camping campagna
      camping del fiume
      camping del sole
      camping internazionale
      camping nosetto
      camping pedro
      camping riviera
      camping valle romantica

      We know the bigger campings from the internet with their website, but the smaller ones are unknown; who can give me some info (prices, hygiene from toilets, good campings or not?)

      All info is welcome!!

      Thanks a lot and happy holidays to you'll.
      Greetings Karin.

    • By Train or Car from Venice to Cannero Riveria etc

      by jombay Online Now Jul 18, 2005 at 12:37 PM

      I am going on my honeymoon flying into Venice and then onto Lake Maggiore, Cannero Riveria. Anyway,we usually always hire a car but would like a break from this if possible and see some of the country side by train (and also being on honeymoon, we could do without the falling outs that come with the territory of driving and map reading in a strange country. I have tried to work out the trains and then buses and it looks simple but thought I'd ask if anyone has actually attempted this journey by public transport. We are flying back out of Bergamo Airport. If anyone has any suggestions of an easier destination to follow Venice which may be easier, feel free to add. Would have liked Bellagio but looks a nightmare to get to by train.
      Many thanks

      8 Answers Jul 24, 2005 at 2:21 PM
    • Best way to get to Chiasso/Menrisio

      by matte1 Online Now Jul 14, 2003 at 1:14 AM

      Hi all, I will be staying in Stresa and would like to visit Chiasso/Menrisio. Can you tell me the easist way to get there ?, is there a bus operating from Laveno-Mombello ? Thanks in advance. M

      3 Answers Jul 16, 2003 at 1:22 AM