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    • Rodaroo's Profile Photo

      3 nights in Northern Italy

      Verona 2 hours ago

      Hi folks....
      Im planning on staying 3 nights in the northern Italy...... Milan and Verona.... Which city do you recommend for 2 of those 3 nights??

      Thanks for your thoughts.

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      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,

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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?

    • 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!


      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.

    • 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?

    • 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?

    • 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

    • Lucca to Assisi

      by queencafe777 Online Now Mar 24, 2016 at 7:25 PM

      What's best way in short time from Lucca to Assisi please thanks

      2 Answers Mar 25, 2016 at 2:00 AM
    • Trains from Florence to Lucca

      by malita Online Now Mar 16, 2016 at 8:16 AM


      I am looking at the Trenitalia website and it looks like the fast train (1hr 19 mins) from Florence to Lucca leaves at 9:10am and then again at 12:10pm. Does anyone know whether this is correct? Time gap seems too large and on the internet people say that the train connections between Florence and Lucca are frequent.

      17 Answers Mar 17, 2016 at 5:53 AM
    • What best airport to arrive from Los Angeles California to Lucca Italy

      by queencafe777 Online Now Jan 25, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      We are staying at Lucca for three weeks from Los Angeles We would like to tour another city before we head to Lucca? What is the best city to land first to see for one week maybe ? We just want the easy way to go to Lucca we are both retired we need the best and easiest way to navigate
      Many thanks

      23 Answers Feb 1, 2016 at 12:12 AM
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      Where to stay

      by cmcard2 Online Now Jan 8, 2016 at 1:37 AM

      Looking for a nice hotel, bed and breakfast, agriturismo near or in Lucca

      4 Answers Mar 21, 2016 at 4:03 AM
    • is there a left luggage facility at the train station in Lucca? need to leave suitcase for a few hours while I explore the town. Thanks

      by faigele Online Now Sep 27, 2015 at 9:16 AM

      is therer a left luggage facility at the train station in Lucca? I would like to leave my suitcase for a few hours while I explore the town, and then will be moving on. Thanks.

      2 Answers Oct 22, 2015 at 3:24 AM
    • availability of buses

      by GrantonS Online Now Aug 6, 2015 at 11:02 PM

      can you catch a bus from Florence airport to Lucca on a saturday

      6 Answers Aug 17, 2015 at 4:12 AM
    • shopping hours in lucca

      by KathyDuck Online Now Jul 18, 2015 at 3:48 PM

      Are stores in Lucca open Sundays and Mondays?

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2015 at 6:53 PM
    • B&B La Magnolia

      by CaTaSiag14 Online Now Jun 26, 2014 at 5:56 AM

      Would like to return to Lucca next september, does B&B la Magnolia still exist

      4 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 6:44 PM
    • Bicycle rental

      by singlemalt Online Now Jun 6, 2014 at 6:00 AM

      We would like to ride bicycles on the wall around Lucca. If this is possible, where can we rent bikes?

      3 Answers Jun 6, 2014 at 11:39 AM
    • Buses from Lucca to Marlia

      by madruby Online Now Jun 6, 2014 at 4:42 AM

      Is there a bus service between Lucca and Marlia?

      1 Answer Jun 6, 2014 at 12:26 PM
    • Restaurants

      by Leento Online Now May 30, 2014 at 8:40 AM

      Are there gluten free restaurants in Lucca

      6 Answers May 30, 2014 at 11:13 PM
    • Local transportation needed

      by thomas1950 Online Now May 15, 2014 at 12:38 AM

      I am going to be in Lucca with a party of 8. There is a restaurant that I would like to take our friends. It is located about 30 minutes away in the hills about 7km outside of Collodi. I know there is very expensive per-day car rental but is there another method of an evening (7pm to 11pm) round trip to this restaurant?

      3 Answers Jun 6, 2014 at 5:14 AM
    • Local transportation needed

      by thomas1950 Online Now May 15, 2014 at 12:10 AM

      I am going to be in Lucca with a party of 8. There is a restaurant that I would like to take our friends. It is located about 30 minutes away in the hills about 7km outside of Collodi. I know there is very expensive per-day car rental but is there another method of an evening (7pm to 11pm) round trip to this restaurant?

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 11:26 AM
    • Tennis at Lucca

      by HDMG Online Now Apr 20, 2014 at 4:47 AM

      How do I find some tennis games around Lucca? I am directed to a tennis club il Poggio in S. Anna, 1 km from Lucca. Who knows how I can find people looking for a game, and whether and how court rental can be arranged? (I shall be in Lucca for the last week of April.)

      1 Answer Apr 20, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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      Snack chip

      by thebunster Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 11:16 AM

      The last time I was in Lucca a bought a package of triangular shaped chips that tasted like licorice. They were delicious and I ate them all thru Italy. Does anyone know what they are called.

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2014 at 4:23 AM
    • Travel from Lucca to Florence by Bus

      by vbell Online Now Mar 3, 2014 at 10:33 AM


      I am trying to find out if there is a direct bus from Lucca to Florence? If so, how much and what are the times?

      The website is only available in Italian.

      Many thanks for any help you can provide.

      All the best

      4 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 11:39 AM
    • Car rental

      by melindakopec Online Now Jan 31, 2014 at 12:33 PM

      Is there a car rental facility in Lucca?

      3 Answers Feb 1, 2014 at 7:52 AM
    • Ancient structure within the wall

      by PrairiePat17 Online Now Jan 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM

      Carlos, a gentleman with a horse and carriage, took us for a ride throughout Lucca. He brought us to an area -- it seemed to be within the wall itself, with huge rooms through which we rode with the horse and carriage. Does anyone know the story about or the history of this area?

      1 Answer Jan 19, 2014 at 1:39 AM
    • Roman influence in Lucca

      by PrairiePat17 Online Now Jan 16, 2014 at 6:25 PM

      There are pillars in the basement of a building in Lucca with pillars with paintings that go back to the Roman rule. Where are those pillars and what do they represent.

      2 Answers Jan 17, 2014 at 12:04 PM
    • Pisa to Lucca

      by Susieact Online Now Jan 8, 2014 at 3:50 PM

      We will be travelling from Rome to Pisa by train and then onto Lucca. Would you advise whether bus or train from Pisa is more convenient. Also where do the buses to Lucca leave from in Pisa as we had hoped to leave bags at station and sightsee a little in Pisa before travelling on to Lucca.

      Any advice will be gratefully received. Thanks

      9 Answers Jan 11, 2014 at 8:10 AM
    • ladies leather jacket

      by mailroom Online Now Nov 27, 2013 at 3:11 PM

      where in lucca could I find a ladies leather jacket?

      4 Answers Jun 7, 2016 at 11:07 PM
    • Where is the bus stop at the Florence Airport to go to Lucca?

      by gabbicha Online Now Oct 7, 2013 at 7:01 PM

      We are flying to Florence next April and then we have to go to Lucca historic center where we will stay for two months. I read that there is a bus that stops at Florence airport and goes to Lucca (I'd rather take a direct bus than the train). I enter a site with the time schedule but it is in italian and I do not understand it. Anybody could tell me where to take this bus and the time schedule? We are arriving at noon on April st.

      4 Answers Oct 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM
    • tsc jEWELS

      by gltman Online Now Oct 3, 2013 at 2:05 PM

      My son bought me some jewelry while in Lucca. Is there a jewelry shop that carries tsc jewels?

      1 Answer Oct 5, 2013 at 2:14 AM
    • Lucca To Torre del Largo by bus ?

      by Ravensworth Online Now Sep 6, 2013 at 4:26 AM

      Is it possible to get to Torre del Largo by bus from Lucca ?

      2 Answers Sep 6, 2013 at 11:01 AM
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      Looking for quiet hotel

      by Niagaragirl Online Now Aug 12, 2013 at 1:39 PM

      My husband and I are planning to spend a couple of days in Lucca, Italy the last week of October, 2013. Does anyone have a suggestion for a nice quiet hotel not too far from the train station (we'll arrive from Florence by train).

      I've read some reviews of nicer hotels, but many say that because they are inside the city, there are noise disturbances. I appreciate your feedback.

      8 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 7:07 AM

      by thegang Online Now Apr 6, 2013 at 2:55 AM

      We are staying in a villa in Gragnano and planning to take the train to Lucca or Pescia and then the bus. Can anyone give me info about the bus route between Lucca and Pescia and roughly how much a taxi would be from Lucca and Pescia to Hotel Country Club in Gragnano (nearest bus stop I can find to the villa).

      2 Answers Apr 6, 2013 at 10:40 AM
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      apartment within the walls

      by M19 Online Now Mar 26, 2013 at 6:20 PM

      We are trying to decide between ANFITEATRO - ELENA from Lucca Holiday Homes and Palazzo Froussard (property #994879) of HomeAway. . . Has anyone stayed at either? Thanks so much!

      3 Answers Apr 4, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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      Taxi and/or car & driver for Lucca area

      by Sunshine64 Online Now Aug 28, 2012 at 12:45 PM

      A group of friends will be staying in a villa ~10km from Lucca in a few weeks. It has been suggested that we must have a car, but some of us are not interested in driving on our holiday. We might like to have more wine than we should :)

      I found the prices for Radio Taxi Lucca, and they don't seem that unreasonable, especially in going from Lucca TO the Villa. But the other direction has me more concerned.

      Does anyone have experience getting to and from Lucca this way? Or with using a car service such as Tau Touring? Is the taxi reliable/prompt when you call them from 10km out and ask for a pick up? Can you schedule in advance?

      All help greatly appreciated!

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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      by Ernie44 Online Now Mar 25, 2012 at 5:58 AM

      We will be in Italy in June of this year and will be traveling from Venice to Pisa by rail on a Saturday, we will continue on to Lucca where we will spend the night. I wanted to know if there will be any shops, or thing open on Sunday?


      3 Answers Mar 25, 2012 at 8:30 AM
    • Travel to Lucca

      by IslandJohn Online Now Dec 22, 2011 at 3:35 PM

      We will be flying into Milan and need to take the train to Lucca. Any suggestions on booking a train. Should we try to do this on-line before leaving?

      6 Answers Dec 23, 2011 at 12:07 PM