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    • tesoro77's Profile Photo

      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,
      Gelena

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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?
      Grazie!
      Kristin

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    • 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!
      Emma

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    • NAPOLI PIAZZA GARIBALDI

      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.

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    • 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?

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    • 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?

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    • 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
      Nina

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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

      Hi,
      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.

      S.

    • 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.

      Thanks,
      Mark

      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

      Hi

      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.

      Thanks

      Tim

      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

      Hi,

      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,
      Jasmine

      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

      Hi
      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!
      Jasmine

      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.
      AB

      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?
      Cheers\AB

      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 shane_lynch79@hotmail.com Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2004 at 8:20 AM