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    • bus or train

      Sicilia 5 hours ago

      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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      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?

    • restaurant after opera?

      Naples Jan 25, 2017 at 4:21 AM

      During our visit to Napoli in the end of April, we'll see "La Traviata" at the Opera, it starts at 20:00, so won't be over until at least 23.00. Fortunately it's a Saturday.
      Who knows of a (nice) restaurant nearby that still serves food that late?

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      3 nights in Northern Italy

      Verona Jan 24, 2017 at 12:38 PM

      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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      Vespa rental in Siena

      Italy Jan 24, 2017 at 7:41 PM

      We are headed to Siena for 3 nights and thought it would be fun to rent Vespas for a day to explore. Thoughts on this.....none of us have ever driven/ridden a Vespa. If we do this and not being part of tour, is that advisable? I think it could be a fun adventure, but are we biting off more than we can chew?

    • 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?

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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!


      You can respond to also!

    • Camera shop

      by Conquistadon Online Now Dec 18, 2016 at 1:51 AM

      Is there a good camera shop in milan where i can buy ND filters? I tried trony and the megastore at duomo but to no avail.

      1 Answer Dec 18, 2016 at 9:05 AM
    • train from Milan to Lucca

      by rossi2944 Online Now Dec 13, 2016 at 3:19 PM

      If we land at Milan Linate at 11am, will we be able to make a 12:20pm fast train out of Milan Central? If we miss it can we use our tickets for the next train? thank you

      16 Answers Dec 16, 2016 at 10:41 AM
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      Using a public transport to get from Milan center to 'Museo Storico Alfa Romeo' in Arese.

      by Subaristas Online Now Dec 3, 2016 at 10:39 AM


      On Dec. 13-15d. I'm planning to visit Milan. One of the main museums I'd like to visit is Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese region. According to's journey planner, I should take the M1 metro and then at the nearby Rho rail station, I should catch a 561 line bus and then get off at the Via Aldo Moro street, with a few hundred metres left to reach my destination.

      My question is: if I buy a 2-day ATM ticket (which cost 8.25 €), does it still mean it's valid around Arese area or is it only around Milan center (in other words: will I have to buy additional bus tickets to get there)?

      Thanks in advance


      2 Answers Dec 3, 2016 at 2:39 PM
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      Airport Shuttle from Bergamo Airport

      by diamond_skies Online Now Nov 14, 2016 at 1:02 AM

      We will be arriving in to Orio al Serio Airport and would like to take the airport shuttle in to Milan. I would like to book the tickets online but the website (Orio Shuttle) is asking for a time of departure. If our flight is delayed and we miss this time slot, does anyone know if we would be allowed on a later shuttle? If we wait until we land to buy a ticket, is it too risky that we may not get a seat?

      Thanks in advance.


      5 Answers Nov 14, 2016 at 4:33 AM
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      A traditional italian restaurant in the Old Town of Milan suitable for New Year's Eve Dinner for 2

      by Voyteck Online Now Nov 6, 2016 at 8:31 AM

      Could someone possibly recommend a nice mid priced place to celebrate the last evening of 2016? We both love italian quisine, good wines and we would like to be close to the New Years celebrations. Thanks!

      3 Answers Nov 7, 2016 at 3:52 AM
    • Night taxi milan

      by alexbodji Online Now Oct 15, 2016 at 2:57 AM

      Staying on Corso Buenos Aires 30, i want to get to central station at 4:00 am and been advised that walking at that time is not safe. Any night taxi stands, or online taxi booking ? ( I don't have local phone, but have Wifi) . Thank you.

      4 Answers Oct 16, 2016 at 7:53 AM
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      Milan to Paris with TGV

      by Adrianobr Online Now Oct 1, 2016 at 9:55 PM

      Direct Trip from Milan to Paris with TGV in January has a nice landscape?

      3 Answers Oct 2, 2016 at 6:02 AM
    • Most worthwhile Milano tourist attraction from your experience

      by shellirice Online Now Aug 1, 2016 at 12:45 AM

      From your experience what are the top worthwhile attractions to visit in Milano if you are a first time visitor?

      8 Answers Aug 1, 2016 at 12:37 PM
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      Around Milan

      by sandeepgarg Online Now Jul 13, 2016 at 3:04 AM

      My daughter and 2 friends are in Milan for a study programme. On 24th July Sunday morning they leave by train for Venice from where they fly back home on 25th evening. They are going to Rome for this weekend of 16/17 July.

      Now where can they take a full day tour on 23rd July, as they might be free from early morning, and may have already roamed around Milan enough by then? They are staying at a hotel near Milan Central for the 23rd Night.

      Thanks in advance friends.

      16 Answers Jul 26, 2016 at 10:55 AM
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      Milan Study

      by sandeepgarg Online Now 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.


      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.

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2016 at 1:45 PM
    • Exploring Milan

      by em39 Online Now Jun 15, 2016 at 6:29 AM

      I would like to know if the Naviglio Canals are too far from the centre of the city? And is it easy to get there? 

      3 Answers Jun 15, 2016 at 12:23 PM
    • Exploring Milan

      by em39 Online Now Jun 15, 2016 at 6:29 AM

      I would like to know if the Naviglio Canals are too far from the centre of the city? And is it easy to get there? 

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2016 at 10:27 AM
    • Traveling to Milan

      by em39 Online Now Jun 14, 2016 at 9:25 AM

      I would like to know how crowded is Milan DAYS AFTER Fashion Week? I'm planning my trip for the end of September and i'm interested in knowing if the restaurants and the most popular places will still be full? Or now that it's finished,the city is more calm? (I have a plane ticket on the day MFW is over)

      3 Answers Jun 15, 2016 at 2:49 AM
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      Milano linate -Bergamo bus/coach or train

      by ogol Online Now Jun 14, 2016 at 12:35 AM

      Would like to know if there is some way of transport between Linate airport and Bergamo arrival in linate around 1500 on 16 June ?
      Thanks for the answer

      4 Answers Jun 14, 2016 at 7:05 AM
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      Is the GBT / Gotthard tunnel now open and can train travel be booked to Zurich?

      by charlesracine Online Now Jun 1, 2016 at 10:15 AM

      Is the GBT / Gotthard tunnel now open and can train travel be booked to Zurich? The internet says it is though when I look at, it seems that passanger service can't yet be booked. Or? Thank you.

      2 Answers Jun 1, 2016 at 4:51 PM
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      Short layover in Milan

      by TatyanaA Online Now May 29, 2016 at 2:35 AM

      I'll have a 8hrs stay in Milan. So I think I'll have about 4-5 hours to visit the city - approx. from 5pm till 9pm. I thought about getting to the Duomo, I'd like to go to the roof first of all. What is the quickest way (except taxi) to get there from Malpensa airport?
      What can I do in 3 hours left - what will be open in these hours? It will be Tuesday

      4 Answers May 30, 2016 at 1:53 AM
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      Day Trips by Train from Milan

      by Mikebb Online Now May 22, 2016 at 5:18 AM

      We will be in Milan for 5 nights mid July. We have visited Milan twice previously once on a tour when we stayed 2 nights in Stresa, and 4 years ago 5 nights in Milan by ourselves, with day trips to Lake Como & Bergamo. That year we travelled from Venice (3 days) to Milan.We have also visited Lake Lugano.

      Looking for suggestions, train trip approx. 1.5 to 2 hours maximum. Like historic buildings, local food, easy walking town, local markets. Does not have to be to lakes. Our accommodation will be very close to Milan Centraal station.

      7 Answers Jul 23, 2016 at 3:22 AM
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      Last Supper Ticket

      by Daisylove Online Now May 17, 2016 at 7:44 AM

      Hi, I have called (via phone direct not through tour agency) to made a reservation for tickets to see the Last Supper. I was given a booking number. The lady did obtain my name and email address too, but I did not receive any email confirmation. They have deduct the money from my credit card. Is it how its works (just booking number without any email)? Do I just turn up and mention my booking number?

      Your help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

      7 Answers May 21, 2016 at 8:22 AM
    • Leonardo, Last Supper

      by TomR77 Online Now May 7, 2016 at 6:03 PM

      Hey, I've been trying to book tickets to see the Last Supper since, February, and I turn to you guys as my last chance.
      It seems like they don't release tickets to individuals anymore; I kept checking for an individual ticket and the web site said "not available yet" until some time in April, then said "sold out."
      Some tickets do seem to be available packaged with things I don't want to see, at high prices, however.
      Can anyone recommend a way to see the fresco, at least packaged with something like the Brera Castle? I'll be arriving on May 13 and want to see it before I leave on the afternoon of the 15th, when I leave; it seems like I'm out of luck, however.

      14 Answers May 10, 2016 at 5:07 PM
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      Train from Milan to Florence

      by Donna_in_India Online Now May 2, 2016 at 5:32 PM

      Family arriving in Milan Malpensa about 8:40 a.m. They plan to take the train to Florence. The Trenitalia site isn't letting me look at dates in July but looking at dates for next week it looks like there is a regional train every hour to Florence (via Milano Centrale).

      Can anyone tell me what the icon (looks like a shopping cart with a cross out through it) means? It says "The travel solution is not sellable for the selected segment". You can see it here - Does that mean you have to buy the tickets at the airport?

      9 Answers May 5, 2016 at 2:52 AM
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      What's wrong with Milano??

      by daarth Online Now Apr 15, 2016 at 2:45 AM

      To my surprise there are very few travel tips for Milano (big city!) here on VT!! Can't believe there is anything wrong with the place :-)
      I've never been there, but will have a few hectic days next month. Don't know how much time I'll have to look around, but if I have the chance, what is the one thing I certainly must not miss? I, know... depends on what I like, but there usually is something just everybody must see :-)

      17 Answers May 30, 2016 at 12:23 AM
    • Bread baking class

      by irena6789 Online Now Apr 12, 2016 at 11:28 AM

      Anyone knows of bread baking classes ( 1 day) in Milan
      Would love to attend one in May

      1 Answer Apr 15, 2016 at 3:19 AM
    • place to stay for first-time visit

      by TomR77 Online Now Apr 3, 2016 at 11:17 AM

      Can anyone recommend a place to stay for two nights in Milan, that would allow me to see, primarily Leonardo's Last Supper and the Duomo, and also get a feel for the city and not have a hard time making an early train to Florence?
      I assume that would be near the train station, if that's ok in Milan.
      I can communicate with the staff in Italian and am not so much worried about much more than cleanliness and safety, and convenience, and saving some money to spend in restaurants.

      6 Answers Apr 6, 2016 at 3:58 PM
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      Area C - Congestion charge

      by Elainehead Online Now Dec 22, 2015 at 3:02 PM


      I'm trying to figure out if I will have to pay for the congestion charge in Area C... My Italian isn't that great (Google Translator, no thanks!) but to my understanding the congestion charge in Area C is suspended from the 25th of December 2015 until the 6th of January 2016?


      Il provvedimento di Area C per le feste sarà sospeso da venerdì 25 dicembre 2015 a mercoledì 6 gennaio 2016 compresi. Resta valido il divieto di transito in centro città per i veicoli di lunghezza superiore ai 7,50 metri.
      Si ricorda che dal 1° gennaio 2016 i veicoli euro 3 diesel NCC superiori a 9 posti e quelli destinati al trasporto merci non potranno più accedere in Area C.

      I veicoli euro 3 diesel appartenenti a residenti, o equiparati, all’interno della Cerchia dei Bastioni e quelli di proprietà o in uso esclusivo di Forze Armate, Polizia locale, Vigili del fuoco, Protezione civile ed Ufficiali giudiziari che per comprovate ragioni di servizio debbano entrare in Area C, potranno continuare ad accedervi fino al 31/12/2016."


      Many thanks in advance and happy holidays!

      3 Answers Dec 27, 2015 at 4:59 PM
    • Goldies Music in Milan (80s)

      by TibiSam Online Now Oct 29, 2015 at 8:26 AM

      Do you have an idea about a place for Saturday night (bar/pub/restaurant - not a disco) playing goldies music, like 80s? Or alternatively Italian music from 50s - 60s - 70s - 80s?

      1 Answer Oct 29, 2015 at 8:52 AM
    • where i can shop for micro-controlers like arduino boards in Milan?

      by malkindy Online Now Oct 17, 2015 at 2:52 AM

      where i can shop for micro-controlers like arduino boards in Milan?

    • Milan Central Station - baggage

      by aeb Online Now Oct 4, 2015 at 1:44 PM

      I was hoping to leave my bags in a locker at Milan central station for the day while I go looking around the city. In view of the large number of refugees in Milan at the moment I realize that lockers at the station may be in short supply. Does anyone know of the situation regarding luggage facilities at the station at present or of anywhere else in Milan that provides luggage storage. Many thanks in advance to those taking the time to reply.

      2 Answers Oct 4, 2015 at 10:44 PM
    • Public transport in Milan

      by vicky_mathur Online Now Sep 24, 2015 at 6:59 AM

      Hi All,

      Me and my wife going to Milan in October. We will reach in evening 18:30 to Milan and will be there till 16:00 next day. I am looking for any 24 hr pass using which I can travel in any public transport (metro,train,tram,bus). Can you suggest which pass is suitable for this and how much it costs.

      4 Answers Sep 25, 2015 at 12:24 AM
    • dublin to uk flights

      by kp12345 Online Now Sep 22, 2015 at 5:14 AM

      I am indian.i live in milan.i have carta di siggiorno (unlimited italian work permit).

      In this Christmas I have plane to go sweden via dublin.and I have found good fare for this route.
      Although there is transit in dublin . I have italian work permit.i want to go from dublin to london and london to dublin
      before going for sweden.

      my question are these.
      1). Is there any immigration control between dublin to london. As I have already ireland transit visa.

      2). Do uk immigration stamp on my passport

      my question is

      3 Answers Sep 22, 2015 at 10:37 AM
    • Cadorna train station, Milan

      by Keenasever Online Now Sep 17, 2015 at 10:17 PM

      Is the cadorna metro and the Malpensa express train station in the same building per favore?

      10 Answers Nov 16, 2015 at 4:04 AM