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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?

    • 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!


      You can respond to also!

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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?

      4 Answers Jan 18, 2017 at 5:46 AM
    • Advice on must see places of Sardinia?

      Sardegna Oct 9, 2016 at 7:42 AM

      We've booked 5 nights on the island of Sardinia and hoping to get some ideas on recommended areas to stay/visit? I feel that the island itself might be too large to choose anywhere to stay and then venture out each day. Thanks!

      7 Answers Oct 17, 2016 at 1:19 AM
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      Hotels in Sardegna

      Sardegna Sep 22, 2016 at 11:10 AM

      We just bought tickets for Sardegna next wednesday, we'll rent a car and drive around the island for more than a week. I haven't reserved any hotels yet, because I don't know for sure our intinerary.

      I usually use booking com, is there good internet connection or should I start reserving from home?

      4 Answers Sep 22, 2016 at 11:41 PM
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      Is the drive from Alghero to Palau easy?

      Sardegna Sep 11, 2016 at 12:21 PM

      We are 3 girls renting a car and arrive at Alghero bit need to drive to Palau at night and was wondering of there are any mountains on the way or whether it is easy and relaxed driving.
      Also where would you suggest we visit by car around Palau..we have 6 days there.

      6 Answers Sep 12, 2016 at 4:16 AM
    • credit card

      Sardegna Sep 4, 2016 at 3:32 PM


      we plan to visit Sardegna and the main problem is a credit card for rent. Is it possible to do that without it? :)

      20 Answers Sep 6, 2016 at 3:32 PM
    • Road closures

      Sardegna Aug 29, 2016 at 7:56 AM

      I will be travelling to Sant'Antonio di Gallura from Alghero soon and have been informed that the SP38 is closed.
      Can anyone confirm that this is correct and advise the best route. I am looking at a Michelin map which is about as much use as a chocolate tea pot.
      Thanks in advance

      3 Answers Aug 31, 2016 at 3:12 PM
    • Lake liscia Sardinia

      Sardegna Aug 14, 2016 at 10:14 AM

      Does anyone know if it's possible to hire canoes on lake liscia?
      Many thanks for the answers regarding the little green train.

      2 Answers Aug 14, 2016 at 10:31 AM
    • Little green train

      Sardegna Aug 2, 2016 at 2:33 AM

      Going to Sardinia in September and would like to try the Little Green Train but am unable to find a timetable that I can understand. Does anyone know where I can find a timetable in English.
      Many thanks

      4 Answers Aug 6, 2016 at 2:34 AM
    • Public Transportation in La Maddalena to beaches

      Sardegna Jul 30, 2016 at 5:46 AM

      Hi there,

      I am a little bit struggling with my Sardinia itinerary in August. I decide to stay at La Maddalena for 5 days, but I have a few questions about the public transportation and how to access to the beaches.

      1) Is it possible to walk to Bassa Trinita from Spiaggia Monti dell'Arena?
      2) I really would like to visit Cala Serena, Testa del Polpo, and Spiaggia Del Relitto, but I have found out that there are no buses to these places. I am thinking about a daily bike rental. Is the route difficult to bike from La Maddalena?
      3) Is there a small chance for me to get to Spiaggia La Licciola from Santa Teresa Gallera?

      I do hope someone can help me with my Sardinia trip and make my visit unforgettable.

      Thank you in advanced.

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2016 at 12:42 PM
    • Please help with our 2 week driving tour plan

      Sardegna Jun 25, 2016 at 5:35 PM

      Hi. We will arrive Olbia on Sept 25 and pick up a rented car. Here is our plan so far....any suggestions are most welcome. We are 60ish and not so into hiking ,diving and resorts , but like scenery, beaches, good food, friendly towns and budget accommodation, preferably where we can shop and cook for ourselves.
      The itinerary so far;
      Arr.Olbia and drive to St.Teresa Gallura stay B+B
      Day 2 Drive to Castelsardo stay hotel 2 nights
      Day 3 visit Castelsardo
      Day 4 Drive to Alghero , stay in old town apartment 4 nights explore area
      Day 8 Drive via Bosa to Cala Gonone stay Hotel or ? for 4 days
      Day 12 Drive across to Oristani area 2 nights
      Day 14 Drive W coast down to Cagliari over 2 days
      Day 16 Return car .Stay Cagliari apt. 3 nights
      Day 19 Fly to Sicily

      We hope someone can help with this plan and come up with some good ideas to make our visit great!
      thank you...

      5 Answers Sep 5, 2016 at 10:01 PM
    • Supermarket Cagliari

      Sardegna Jun 8, 2016 at 1:28 AM

      Is there a supermarket near to Cagliari Airport which will be open on a Sunday.  We are arriving this Sunday and before heading out to our Villa, thought it would be best to get some supplies?

      Any help would be really appreciated.



      4 Answers Jun 8, 2016 at 2:39 AM
    • car parking

      Bosa Jun 7, 2016 at 1:55 PM

      Suggestions for car parking as know must avoid ztl zone otherwise hefty fine icurrd. Don't mind walking 1km each way. All suggestions much appreciated. Many thank

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2016 at 10:51 AM
    • Oblia or Cagliari

      Sardegna May 21, 2016 at 2:32 PM

      We're visiting Sardinia for 10 days beginning of June hiring a car and land at Olbia - planning to spend the first few days in Olbia and then drive to Cagliari where we will spend 2-3 days and then spend another 2 days at Olbia prior to the flight. I've purposely double booked hotels for 1 day at Olbia and Cagliari - and I need to cancel one of them. Should I return to Olbia early or stay at Cagliari

      Our & wife interests are villages and scenery and accessible naturist nudist beaches - not into caves, boat trips or hiking

      Suggestions much appreciated. Thanx

      2 Answers May 29, 2016 at 5:48 AM
    • Oblia or Cagliari

      Sardegna May 21, 2016 at 2:32 PM

      We're visiting Sardinia for 10 days beginning of June hiring a car and land at Olbia - planning to spend the first few days in Olbia and then drive to Cagliari where we will spend 2-3 days and then spend another 2 days at Olbia prior to the flight. I've purposely double booked hotels for 1 day at Olbia and Cagliari - and I need to cancel one of them. Should I return to Olbia early or stay at Cagliari

      Our & wife interests are villages and scenery and accessible naturist nudist beaches - not into caves, boat trips or hiking

      Suggestions much appreciated. Thanx

      1 Answer May 28, 2016 at 3:31 PM
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      Where to buy Kayak?

      Sardegna May 16, 2016 at 5:31 AM

      I' ll we be moving for some months in Sardinia. I love my kayaking. Where can I buy a kayak on the island? I wish to take contact before my arrival to know what their offer on Kayak is or if I should buy one in Corsica... Looking for a sit-on-top kayak/fishing kayak....

      Thanks for any info :)


      3 Answers May 28, 2016 at 4:14 PM
    • Is Cagliari a must?

      Sardegna May 11, 2016 at 12:49 PM

      We have only four days in Sardinia! Two of the experts in this forum mentioned beautiful areas in the mid section of the island. Since we're landing in Olbia, we're trying to decide if we should concentrate in the middle or make the drive down to Cagliari.

      5 Answers May 29, 2016 at 11:50 AM
    • Four days in Sardinia

      Sardegna Apr 27, 2016 at 12:24 PM

      We're going on a catamaran cruise in northeast Sardinia, flying into and out of Olbia.
      We have four days before the cruise and need help figuring out what to do. Since we'll see lots of beaches and beautiful water on the cruise, we would like to see historical things and the "real" Sardinia. We plan on renting a car. Any suggestions?

      6 Answers Apr 28, 2016 at 2:01 PM
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      Docking at Olbia

      Olbia Apr 9, 2016 at 3:39 AM

      Dear all, we are spending a day here by cruise, some suggestions to spend a nice day are much appreciated!

      2 Answers Apr 10, 2016 at 1:01 AM
    • Personal Safety

      Sardegna Apr 8, 2016 at 2:33 AM

      We are English and booked to holiday in Sardinia in Aug 2016. Recent news articles tell of disturbances in Cagliari due to illegal / asylum seekers from Lybia many of whom have absconded. We plan to hire a car and travel the island. Has there been an increase in crime and assaults on tourists? If we continue with our holiday what advice do you have for us?

      3 Answers May 28, 2016 at 3:42 PM
    • Itinery help - 3 weeks and 2 small kids

      Sardegna Mar 2, 2016 at 2:33 PM

      Hi guys,

      I'm struggling with our itinery. We've got just over 3 weeks for Sardinia, initially to have 1 week in Corsica and 2 in Sardinia, but I found out that this doesn't really work. Better is to stay only in Sardinia. As we've got 2 small kids (2 and 4 yrs) and my GF wants to get her Padi, we'll only stick to Sardinia.

      Due to the kids, we only want to stay in accomodations that allow the kids to sleep in a separate room, such as 2-room apartments or so. To organize this last-minute (and have flexibility) won't work as I've understood, unless we will accept expensive and not as nice hotels.

      We will have a rental car. Could you please recommed some good places (location and beauty) to use as hubs, as we only want to move hotels every 5 days or so? Some great family-friendly accomodation-highlights are of course more than welcome as well (B&B, house, apartment). We'll probably stay for diving in the North-West area.

      I realize this is a rather broad question, but hopefully we can get some specific tips beyond what our 2 guidebooks have been able to tell us, and possibly other travellers with kids or with a long travel-time can benefit from this too.

      Thanks guys!!

      Best regards, Robin.

      3 Answers Mar 8, 2016 at 2:10 PM
    • Horse back riding?

      Calasetta Feb 27, 2016 at 11:47 AM

      Hello everyone!
      So excited to be traveling to Calasetta this summer! We are hoping to take our daughter horse back riding and also take an affordable boat ride (without a bunch of others if possible). Can you please point us in the right direction? We would be so grateful. Grazie!! Chris

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      Where to stay in south of Sardegna?

      Sardegna Feb 18, 2016 at 4:03 AM

      Hello friends, I have 8 days to stay in Sardegna. What are your advices about places to stay? I'll be with a car and I want to stay 3 nights in the South of the island and 5 nights in the Northern part. Where are the better places to stay near the sea or in the cities? Any other advices about places to visit or things to do will be highly appreciated.
      Thank you in advance!

      8 Answers Feb 21, 2016 at 11:45 PM
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      Semida - museo di arte, natura e ambiente sul Monte Limbara

      Sardegna Feb 8, 2016 at 11:52 PM

      I can't find any information on this museum (directions,openning time etc.)? Or is it just an itinerary through the forest that I can walk any time I wish?
      Thank you in advance.

      5 Answers Feb 14, 2016 at 6:44 AM
    • Rental car Sardinia --> Corsica posisble?

      Sardegna Jan 17, 2016 at 12:40 PM


      We are planning 3 weeks for Sardinia. As this is a bit long, we wish to combine it with Corsica. Idea is to fly into Corsica and out of Sardinia (or vice versa). But can anyone please advice on the most logical thing to do with the rental car? Can we collect in Sardina and hand in in Corsica, to save the travel back time and ferry costs?

      For short: travel-time is June '16, family of 4 (2 kids of 2 and 4 yrs), have own car-seats with us.

      Thanks guys!


      1 Answer Jan 17, 2016 at 12:49 PM
    • Where to stay

      Sardegna Sep 15, 2015 at 8:52 AM

      Never visited Sardinia before - got 2 free tickets from Meridiana

      Any recommendations as to where to stay. Plan to visit May - suggestions for sightseeing - hotel base with beach. What will the weather be. All help much appreciated

      Many thanks

      3 Answers Sep 18, 2015 at 3:41 AM
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      Looking for a private local driver...

      Sardegna Aug 14, 2015 at 12:18 PM


      I plan to travel to Sardinia the 2 last weeks of december this year. I don't drive; buses are ok but the freedom limited. So I thought maybe I could hire a island native and his private car for 2 or 3 days to drive me around. Good for me and it could be good also for a Sardinian willing to earn a little extra cash?

      I don't know how to go about it and I wish to have already a contact before landing there. An idea anybody? Thankx

      My question is more directed to the local population I guess...

      Best regards,



      3 Answers Sep 18, 2015 at 3:54 AM
    • driving into olbia and parking

      Olbia Aug 7, 2015 at 5:24 PM

      Hi All

      Driving into Olbia from Alghera for a few hours before going to airport for flight out. Where to park hire car? what would be best to do in Olbia for tourist with a few hours to spend and a nice restaurant to eat nice local dishes before going to airport. Thank you for help. AA

      2 Answers Aug 9, 2015 at 1:39 PM
    • Olbia to Cagliari

      Olbia Jul 20, 2015 at 10:45 PM

      What are the trains like from Olbia to Cagliari? Are they comfortable, as they are Regional trains. I want to book well in advance but cannot.


      4 Answers Jul 21, 2015 at 8:54 PM
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      Green Trains ("Trenio verde")

      Sardegna Jul 2, 2015 at 2:01 AM

      Do the Green Trains run in October and can one go on the mouuntain ride (Mandas Arbatax) at that time.
      What is the experience like

      2 Answers Jul 2, 2015 at 11:33 AM
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      What to do while in Cagliaria(Sardinia)

      Cagliari May 31, 2015 at 10:48 AM

      Our cruise ship is going to the port of Cagliaria (Sardinia). We will be in port from 11 am to 6 pm. We are looking for recommendations of what to do as opposed to doing one of the cruiselines organized tours.

      2 Answers Jun 1, 2015 at 7:28 AM