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    • BH2011's Profile Photo

      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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      Petrol stations

      by Juliewalker Online Now Sep 11, 2015 at 1:59 PM

      Can anyone help with locations of petrol stations in or near Stresa, we are driving from Switzerland next week and can't seem to find any on google maps.
      Many thanks in advance.

      4 Answers Sep 13, 2015 at 2:54 PM
    • are there clubs or cocktail/wine bars in stresa?

      by shellcov Online Now Oct 20, 2014 at 12:24 PM

      are there clubs or cocktail/wine bars in stresa? if so what time are they open until?

      2 Answers Oct 20, 2014 at 1:20 PM
    • Men's clothing shops in or near Stresa.

      by Nickholly Online Now Jul 14, 2014 at 12:47 AM

      I will be on holiday in Stresa for a week from 16 July 2014 . Can anyone recommend good quality men's clothing shops in or accessible from Stresa by public transport please ?

      2 Answers Jul 15, 2014 at 12:19 AM
    • Cam corder tape

      by Per-AkeWahlberg Online Now Jun 15, 2014 at 12:48 PM

      Where can I find tape to my Camcorder.
      Sony DV M60MB, 60 min


      thanks for help

    • Grand Hotel Bristol

      by johnjolly Online Now Jun 4, 2014 at 6:28 AM

      Service, restaurants good? Menu's, drinks - prices?

    • Milam Malpensa Airport

      by christine.hulme1 Online Now May 8, 2014 at 1:57 AM

      Is there a train from Milan Malpensa Airport to Stresa?

      5 Answers May 8, 2014 at 4:14 PM
    • Transportation

      by bennferg Online Now Jul 23, 2013 at 1:10 PM

      Is there coach transportation from Milan's Linate Airport to Stresa, and if so, how often does it operate?

      1 Answer Jul 23, 2013 at 1:51 PM
    • Stresa festival 2012

      by KateRose Online Now Aug 27, 2012 at 9:58 AM

      Anyone been to stresa classical festival this year ?

    • transfer stresa

      by malian Online Now Apr 22, 2012 at 3:13 PM

      how do I hire a driver to get from stresa to como?And how do I hire a driver to get from milan airport to milan city centre?

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2012 at 11:21 PM
    • Stresa to Lago d'Orta

      by lhambleton Online Now Dec 9, 2011 at 11:45 AM

      Can anyone recommend a guide who can provide transportation from Stresa to Lago d'Orta and back to Stresa for 2 people. We would like to vist the Lago d'Orte Sacro Monte, the island and village, and perhaps Omegna if time permits, but will not have a car. We thought it would be more fun to spend the money on a guide who included the transportation in his/her fee than to rent a car and drive outselves.

      1 Answer Dec 10, 2011 at 12:20 AM
    • cruise by speed boat to Ascona

      by annabru Online Now Aug 27, 2011 at 10:13 AM

      As I read there is an option to have a cruise on a speed boat to Ascona from Stresa, how long does it take and how much it costs?
      Thanks a lot for any help!

      1 Answer Aug 27, 2011 at 10:54 AM
    • milan travel

      by RonBaxter Online Now May 1, 2011 at 1:45 AM

      The best way to travel from The hotel Galileo Milan to Stresa

      3 Answers May 1, 2011 at 6:47 AM
    • Venice to Stresa

      by oh-io Online Now Apr 15, 2011 at 8:51 AM

      I am trying to get from Venice to Stresa on a Sunday in August. The only train schedule I can find gets us in too late. I want to arrive by 1400 or 1430. Is there a bus line? Should we get a car? We don't need a car otherwise as we are joining a group in Stresa. We could fly but have to connect through Rome and of course that is a little pricy on AirItalia. Any other ideas?

      6 Answers Apr 17, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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      Transferring to Stresa in early April

      by eleonorrigby Online Now Dec 13, 2010 at 5:38 AM

      I'm going to Stresa on Sunday in the beginning of April. I've heard there is a limited connection to Stresa this day.

      I've been here:

      I know the Alibus from Malpensa to Stresa will start run on 21 of April in 2011.
      Also I know that there is a local bus from terminal 1 to Gallarate Train Station by the SACO company. But I can't find the schedule as the Saco site doesn't work.
      Where can I find the correct schedule for SACO buses from Malpensa to Gallarate Train Station?

      My flight is in the afternoon. Does it mean I can take only 13 30 or 15 30?

      5 Answers Dec 13, 2010 at 10:15 AM
    • Train to Stresa

      by Byhaia Online Now Aug 15, 2010 at 2:38 PM

      We are confused with the train schedule. We are going to leave Zurich and go to Stresa - the schedule shows we get to Stresa and then go on to Stresa NLM. What is the difference? Are there 2 towns? We are actually going to Isola Pescatori so we know we will have to take a boat from Stresa but didnt understand the 2 stops. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 15, 2010 at 4:19 PM
    • Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees Lake Maggiore

      by Giallorenzo Online Now May 24, 2010 at 4:33 PM

      Are gentlemen required to wear sport jackets for dinner?

      2 Answers May 25, 2010 at 2:06 PM
    • Stresa or Baveno

      by mazjohn Online Now Sep 9, 2009 at 7:18 AM

      We plan a couple of weeks on Lake Maggiore and wonder whether Stresa or Baveno is the better place to stay. We tend to prefer smaller resorts, such as Baveno, but like to do our own thing rather than go on organised excursions. So from the ease of getting around on local trains, buses, boats, etc. which would be the better base for us to stay in. I'd appreciate as much info as possible please. Thanks to everyone who bothers to reply!

      3 Answers Mar 14, 2010 at 1:13 AM
    • Transfer from malpensa to Stresa

      by PJBsydney Online Now Aug 16, 2009 at 3:08 AM

      we will be arriving at Malpensa at about 7.30 on a Sunday morning late September and need to get to Stresa, hopefully in time to catch the Lake Maggiore Express since the Express does not run on Mondays or Tuesdays late in the season

      I have had a few quotes from taxis at around 75 euros but if possible would prefer to take a bus, but unsure if we will make it in time to catch a bus without waiting around for hours.

      What are the chances of just hiring a taxi from the airport? Would it cost more than pre-arranging a taxi?

      Maybe the idea of the Lake Maggiore Express is unrealistic anyway.

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2009 at 4:00 AM
    • Hotel Bristol, Stresa

      by vivsteer Online Now Jun 20, 2009 at 8:59 AM


      Your post is helpful but am wondering if there is much to do and what the nightlife/restaurants are like. We stayed at Lake Garda and found the resort very quiet, the ferries stopped at 7pm so we were stuck near our hotel. We are a couple in our early 50s who like relaxing surroundings but are happy to let our hair down in the evenings.

      Many thanks

      2 Answers Jun 20, 2009 at 5:03 PM
    • Regina Palace

      by lisa777 Online Now Jun 29, 2008 at 3:53 AM


      Could anyone tell me if The Regina Palace supply pool towels?


      1 Answer Jun 30, 2008 at 9:22 AM
    • train service to chamonix mt.blanc

      by muri98 Online Now Apr 2, 2007 at 10:05 AM

      We will be in Stresa this summer, and am trying to plan
      a three day excursion to Chamonix. What is the
      most direct bus or train service to this area?
      I have gone online with Trenitalia, but cannot access
      any timetables. Thanx!

      3 Answers Apr 2, 2007 at 3:43 PM
    • Bristol Hotel

      by genebeans Online Now Mar 23, 2007 at 8:18 AM

      Can someone please give me the web site for Hotel Bristol in Stresa-I cannot get it anywhere and have tried everything on line and cannot find anyway to reach them via e-mail-Thanks you

      3 Answers Mar 23, 2007 at 11:09 AM
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      From Como to Stresa

      by marsi77 Online Now Apr 12, 2006 at 5:11 AM

      Will be visiting como towards end of August. Can anyone please help me in travelling from como to stresa? Shall I go by train or are there direct buses to Stresa from Como? 10x

      1 Answer Apr 12, 2006 at 7:14 AM