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    • Travel to Montefalco

      Rome Oct 18, 2016 at 5:17 AM

      We will be staying in Rome for a couple of days without a car. We will then be renting a car to drive to Montefalco. Is it easier to rent and drive from Tuburtina rail station or the airport?

    • dinner party for 80

      Venice Oct 21, 2016 at 2:25 AM

      I need to arrange a dinner for 80 people during the Venice Biennale next year and would like a modern upmarket restaurant preferable with views, any suggestions?

    • Bus schedule

      Florence Oct 8, 2016 at 12:49 AM

      How late at night does bus number 17 run from the city center? I need to get from there to a hostel at midnight

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      Soccer game in the first days of November.

      Rome Oct 7, 2016 at 11:40 AM

      Interested in going to see a soccer game in Rome between Oct. 31 and Nov. 4. Doesn't have to be First Division game; we'd just like to get the flavor of the local fans.

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      Blue Grotto

      Capri Oct 2, 2016 at 12:24 PM

      Is it possible to visit Blue Grotto in January?

    • Recommendations for restaurant (evening)

      Italy Oct 22, 2016 at 1:12 PM

      I'd like to receive suggestions for an italian-style restaurant in Rome near "the Termini" for the evening of Tuesday November 1st; price range 20-25Euros per person. Thank you for your help

    • Travelling to Cinque Terre

      Riomaggiore Oct 18, 2016 at 1:29 AM

      Me and my 2 friends are travelling to Cinque Terre from 28th Oct till 31st Oct 2016. We are using Riomaggiore as our home base. Since all our bookings are done, I would like to be prepared for our stay. Do you think Cinque Terre (Restaurants, Hotels, Pubs, hiking trails etc.) will be partially closed during our stay given its an off season? also, will it rain a lot or will I face bad weather? I would really love to enjoy the sea view but I am Little worried about the weather. I understand none can predict climatic changes but your answers would really help me.


    • Florence at Christmas

      Florence Oct 15, 2016 at 8:23 AM

      We are considering a visit to Florence from December 26 to Jan 1. This wil not be our first visit, but the first time spending a full week there. Any suggestions for activities? Any special holiday events? Should the weather be good enough for touring?

    • Bus Timetable

      Siracusa Sep 26, 2016 at 11:22 AM

      Where can I get a timetable in English for buses from Catania to Siracusa and back for Sunday 9th October 2016?

    • Bride salon

      Gaeta Oct 20, 2016 at 2:24 PM

      Hello everybody!!
      Are there some bride salons in Gaeta? And where are they?

    • Night taxi milan

      Milan 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.

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      Bus to Salerno

      Positano Oct 4, 2016 at 10:23 AM

      Have booked a 9:52am train from Salerno and am staying in Positano. Should we be able to make it using the buses or would it be wiser to spend the night before in Salerno?

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      Rome to Positano

      Italy Oct 3, 2016 at 5:35 PM

      What is the best way to travel to Positano from Rome? We need to leave in the afternoon in order to see Wednesday mass. Looking at high speed train to Salerno to avoid lots of changes, but not sure how difficult it will be to finish the journey on to Positano.

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      Milan to Paris with TGV

      Milan Oct 1, 2016 at 9:55 PM

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

    • Naples Attractions

      Italy Sep 27, 2016 at 2:21 PM

      We will be in Naples for a day in early November as part of a cruise. Which sites or landmarks should we visit in priority in the center of the city (we went to Pompei and Almafitana coast in the past)? Is it worthwhile to take a sightseeing bus Hop on Hop off Tour ? Is there any concern for safety in the old town of Naples?

      Thank you for your comments.

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      East/West Coast??

      Italy Oct 23, 2016 at 5:32 AM

      Where would you suggest we could stay for a month Jan/Feb next year, in a beautiful town where we can enjoy day trips out .....and soak up the Italian culture! Must be on the coastline.....where it will be a milder winter! Kind thanks, appreciated.

    • David Tomorrow?

      Florence Oct 20, 2016 at 3:42 PM

      We only have tomorrow afternoon (Oct. 21) and night in Florence before we fly out Saturday morning. I really want to see the statue David but I hear that the lines are always long unless you're on a tour. Will I be able to get into a tour that lasts just an hour or 2 if I don't get there until noon or shortly after tomorrow? What is the best way to set something up? (We do not have a phone here....)

      We plan to stay in an Airbnb apartment in Pont Vecchio. I would really appreciate your help with this as I don't want to spend our limited time waiting in line to see the exhibit. Also, do you have any other things that are nearby that would be quick and easy to see?

      Many thanks in advance!

    • Venice to San gim to Rome

      San Gimignano Oct 8, 2016 at 3:38 PM

      Hi, trying to figure out best way to do the rental car...should I train to Florence and rent a car there, or pick up the car in Venice and drive to s gim? Sounds like the drive isn't particularly scenic. And at the end of the week in San gim, we will be heading to Rome. I know not to drive there, so should I return the car in Florence, Siena, Orvieto, or Rome airport? We could take train from Florence, Siena or Orvieto. Thanks in advance,

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      im thinking of going to Treviso

      Treviso Oct 14, 2016 at 3:49 AM

      I might go to Treviso for new year as there is a rockabilly show on. how far is venice Treviso airport from Treviso and what are the costs of hotels etc.
      thank you fellow vt'ers in advance

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      Via Francigena San Gimignano to Siena

      Tuscany Oct 5, 2016 at 2:16 PM


      I have 4 days in Tuscanny in mid october and I was thinking about doing part of the Via Francigena, more specifically San Gimignano to Siena, or Ponte d'arbia to San Quirico. I like to take photos so which one of these would be nicest in fall. Or any other 3 day walks recommended in fall in that area? From what I have read its quite feasible to do it alone as it is quite well marked and with signs, but I find very little information about doing it alone, mostly tours. I am planning on taking the bus to San Gimignano and starting the next morning, does that sounds ok?

      Warm regards
      Tore Skobba

    • Amalfi base in early April

      Sorrento Oct 18, 2016 at 4:57 PM


      My fiance and I are planning out the details of our honeymoon, and will have 4 nights (2 full days, 2 partial days) to spend in the Amalfi region in the beginning of April. We will head there from Rome, and need to go back to Rome at the end of our last day for our flight home.

      I've done a lot of research and I can't decide on the best city in the region to base ourselves; I'd appreciate some help in making that decisions. I am aware that it is low season and some hotels will be closed and the buses/ferries will be more limited.

      Things that we want to do/see (hopefully with fairly easy transport from our base) -
      - Pompeii
      - coastal views, hiking, +/- horseback riding if we can find somewhere reasonably priced and the weather cooperates
      - possibly Paestum (both ruins and mozzarella) - if we have time, not super high on the priority list
      - not sure about Capri, leaning against it

      Things we are less interested in -
      - shopping, souvenir shops
      - beach time (not the time of a year, not a priority)
      - high-end tourism/restaurants/bars
      - Naples

      Any pointers on where we should use as a homebase and how to spend our days with these things in mind? Sorrento is what I've heard is the easiest base, but I've also been reading about some of the smaller towns being potential options (Vietri Sul Mare near Salerno, others) - what is the best choice given time of year and ease of transport?

    • 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!

    • Trenitalia Question

      Italy Oct 19, 2016 at 4:33 AM

      Hi All,

      I am trying to book a trip from Venice to Malpansa Airport on 13th January but cant seem to book on the Trenitalia website.. The furthest in advance I can get tickets for this trip is early December. Does anyone know why this is or when tickets might be released for my date?

      I have been able to book other train trips through Italy in January just not this one...


    • saturation

      Trentino-Alto Adige Oct 12, 2016 at 3:25 AM

      What's the overrunness like in the Brenta / Adamello area compared to the Tre Cime / Cortina d'Ampezzo area?
      I'd hope it to be a little bit better but it's the one area I've never been to.

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      Park & Ride Naples?

      Naples Sep 29, 2016 at 11:10 AM

      We are planning to stay outside of Naples, and then drive part way in when we need to. Is there a good place to park where we can then easily catch a bus or metro further into the centre?

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      Rome to Tropea (actually Peschici to Tropea)

      by MMS1956 Online Now Oct 13, 2015 at 9:55 AM

      We are spending 3 weeks in Peschici and then 4 weeks in Tropea and wanted to know the best way to get to Tropea. Do we need to come back to Rome first or can we get there from Peschici? We don't care if it takes a little longer. Any help would be appreciated.

      3 Answers Oct 14, 2015 at 1:48 AM
    • From Tropea / Reggio Calabria to Stromboli / Volcano

      by Spookynka Online Now Apr 19, 2015 at 3:24 AM

      we will be in Zambrone since 15/06 till 20/06.

      Do You think there will be a chance to hike near the volcano of Stromboli in this timing?
      I read that the ferries are starting since 20/06. Maybe some small agency can offer this trip....?

      But I am not interessted in one of those mentioned trips, where You can just visit the Stromboli for 1 hour and use it for shopping or something and then You can see the island just from the boat. We would like to have a hiking trip to see it really from the top.

      We will have a car, so we can depart from both areas, Tropea or Reggio Calabria.

      If there will be a combination let's say with Volcano island, it would be completely perfect. But this would not be probably possible to combine during one day.

      Thanks in advance for Your advices and recommendations or experiences.


    • Flying into Rome, visiting Amalfi coast, with time share in Tropea

      by LiveLaughLove207 Online Now Jan 29, 2015 at 10:57 AM

      My fiance and I are planning our Honeymoon and would like to base it around a timeshare week in Tropea the last week of September. We plan on flying into Rome, spending a couple days there then driving to Naples where we would rent a car and drive to Tropea. We would love to spend time on the Amalfi coast/Capri/Sorrento but would have this week long time share in Tropea. We are planning on spending 10 days total in Italy. Can anyone give some insight on what the best way to do Rome/Napels/Tropea? Once in Tropea, would it be worth it to go back up to Naples for a day or two or should we get it out of the way on the way down to Tropea? Any suggestions on what we could do in the Tropea area for a week? We are on a budget and just want to make our trip the most efficient :-) Thanks for your help!

      8 Answers Jan 31, 2015 at 2:04 AM
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      Tropea to Taormina.

      by Bellarussa Online Now Jun 25, 2014 at 8:36 AM

      Ciao everyone! We are going to visit Tropea and Taormina in September. I know there is the train from Calabria to Sicily but wonder if there is a way to go by the boat? Like a water taxi or sightseeing boat? Also we are debating if to rent the car for the whole trip or locally if we will want to go places. Maybe taxis is safer and cheaper? Thank you in advance.

      7 Answers Jun 26, 2014 at 1:27 PM
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      Restaurants in Tropea

      by moscit Online Now Jun 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM

      Wondering if anyone can recommend any restaurants in town or in some towns north of Tropea.


      6 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 1:01 PM
    • Taxis in tropea

      by LeiaE Online Now Jun 10, 2014 at 1:04 AM

      How much do around town taxis cost in tropea and what are some companies numbers?

      3 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM
    • Tropea Italy and surrounds

      by sharonburnell Online Now May 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM

      Hi, we shall be in Tropea for 6 days in early July.
      How far away is the ferry to Sicily from Tropea, and what is the best way to do sicily day trips?
      What other seaside / inland towns do you suggest we visit?
      Are the Aeolian island trips a long boat trip from Tropea or not?
      Many thanks, Sharon :)

      3 Answers May 22, 2014 at 2:52 AM
    • Boat to Stromboli

      by Harrieopreis Online Now Feb 7, 2014 at 1:30 AM

      We want to travel from Tropea to Stroboli 29 or 30 may / 1 june.
      Are their ferry or other direct boat services to Stroboli?
      Do the excursion boats take one-way travelers?

      4 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 12:19 PM
    • Airport Transfer

      by tcoleman1980 Online Now Oct 8, 2013 at 1:54 AM


      I am heading to Tropea next week and was hoping for some advice on getting there from Lamezia airport.

      I land at around 19:30pm and as far as I can tell, my only option at that time will be to get a taxi (I will not be hiring a car for my trip). I have been given a quote of 70 Euro with a pre-book taxi service but have no idea if this is a fair price or whether I will be better off just finding one at the taxi rank at the terminal.

      Any help would be much appreciated.



      2 Answers Oct 8, 2013 at 9:03 AM
    • Car service

      by roberthomson Online Now Sep 13, 2013 at 7:32 AM

      We had a problem and now are not driving. We will need a car and driver to get from Tropea to Matera. What service can we use?

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      Tropea travel

      by Stede Online Now Jan 17, 2013 at 5:51 PM

      Is it possible to catch a ferry/hydrofoil, or train from Tropea, (or some where close by) to Sorrento (or some where close by?) We would like to leave Tropea and travel to the Amalfi coast area. So far our best option appears to be to fly from Lamezia,Terme to Naples, and then travel on the hydrofoils from there.

      3 Answers Jan 18, 2013 at 3:15 AM
    • Tropea Hotels

      by Venezia11 Online Now Jun 14, 2009 at 12:46 PM

      Hello - I will be in Tropea on the 21st and 22nd of July....yes, I know, it is late ; Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced hotel or bed and breakfast. So far, I have Villa Giada and La Porta del Mare as possibilities.... Thanks much!

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2009 at 4:51 AM
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      Besides the beach and cafes, what is there to do in this area?

      by travelnut71 Online Now Mar 10, 2009 at 1:55 PM

      I was there a while ago in July and besides the beach and visiting local towns, what activities, nature, famous things can we see in the area? For example Rome and Florence is full of attractions, I am not expecting that much but I need to justify my drive from Rome to Calabria with something worth to see and do. As for beaches, when I was there one July we couldn't even go to the beach even though the hotel took us because the tide was too strong.. what to do then? Thanks.

      2 Answers Apr 17, 2009 at 8:57 AM
    • Any chance of nudist bathing in / close to Tropea?

      by SavaMatkovitch Online Now Aug 23, 2008 at 10:49 AM

      Hi there,
      I dislike using swimwear - so I am wondering about my chances of naked bathing in Tropea and is's surroundings?

      Thanks a lot for any suggestions.

    • Is it common to pay 30% of hotel fee in advance?

      by SavaMatkovitch Online Now Aug 20, 2008 at 3:20 AM

      Hi there,
      I am planning to book a hotel in Tropea. It is my first time I do not use travel agency to do it for me and I am a bit suprised by their requierement to pay 30% in advance when booking and rest after arrival. Is this normal and safe? Should I pay special attention to anything when booking hotel myself?
      Thank you very much for answer, Sava Matkovitch.

      4 Answers Apr 16, 2009 at 4:22 AM
    • Train from reggio calabria airport

      by dorianneT Online Now Aug 10, 2007 at 12:26 PM

      how can i arrive to tropea when coming from reggio calabria airport please are there any trains at the airport or buses that lead me to tropea??

      1 Answer Aug 11, 2007 at 9:34 AM
    • Budget Accommodation in Tropea

      by jasminedew19 Online Now May 29, 2007 at 10:06 PM


      I'd like to spend anywhere from 3-5 days in Tropea at the end of August. I know this is high season, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of any budget accommodation? I've tried searching on the internet and the cheapest I can find is close to 100 euros a night. Are there also budget alternatives for backpackers? I'm still a student, and I am not fussy about comfort or a nice room. I'm happy with basic accommodation, all I'd like is a bed and place to shower. Someone once told me about the possibility of staying in convents for cheap - is this possible?

      Any suggestions?

      Thanks very much,

      3 Answers Mar 10, 2009 at 1:53 PM
    • tropea vs taormina for language school

      by jasminedew19 Online Now May 8, 2007 at 8:49 AM

      I'm currently trying to decide between spending 2 weeks in either Tropea or in Taormina to take some Italian courses. I will be travelling solo and am in my late 20s. Would anyone who has been to both places be able to offer an opinion on how the two locations are different and what kind of experience I'd have in one over the other? Would one be more fun? (night-life, things to do, energy in the town, friendliness of the locals, where do more young people tend to go to travel, etc.)

      Thanks very much!

      7 Answers May 21, 2007 at 4:43 PM
    • Tropea Language School

      by ababroad Online Now Aug 3, 2006 at 3:32 AM

      We will be in Tropea in September and I would like to do a language course. Can anyone recommend a good school? I have a basic language skill but would like to improve my knowledge.

      4 Answers Nov 30, 2006 at 12:21 AM
    • What's to do?

      by ababroad Online Now Aug 1, 2006 at 5:10 AM

      My partner & I are spending a week in Tropea,Italy where I hope to enroll in a language school to brush up my Italian. What else is there to do in the afternoons seing as I will be at school every morning until 13:00?
      Any clues on dining out or good places to eat would also be appreciated?

      2 Answers Aug 1, 2006 at 10:25 AM
    • night life

      by dbod Online Now May 30, 2006 at 8:20 PM

      hi there, we are considering going to tropea for 3 nights in aug. is there good night life here?

      1 Answer Jun 3, 2006 at 12:12 PM
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      Searching tips for accomodation in Tropea

      by kjeeri Online Now Apr 2, 2006 at 6:49 AM

      Hi! We are a norwegian couple going to Tropea the first week in july.
      Is there anybody out there who have some suggestions for a place to stay?

      If possible we will like to rent a apartment with our own terrace with seaview, or maybe a hotel which is not too expencive.
      Looking forward to hear from you!

      Kind regards, Kjersti

      2 Answers Apr 6, 2006 at 5:49 AM
    • Travelling to Tropea

      by ShaneL Online Now Mar 11, 2004 at 5:59 PM

      Hi, me and my girlfriend are doing a trip around Europe and will be getting to Reggio Di Calabria around June, 06' (yeah we are planning well ahead of time) Our questions are: 1. What is the best way to travel to Tropea from Reggio Di Calabria? (I know planes and trains are the answer, im looking for a website with travel prices and information for these actual trains or planes.) 2. I know relaxing on the beach and enjoying the scenery is the best thing to do during the day in Tropea, but at night what is fun? Thanks for your help, please feel free to email me the answer at Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2004 at 8:20 AM