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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?

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    • 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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      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?

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    • 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!

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    • Rome and Venice

      Rome Feb 2, 2017 at 4:51 AM

      Hi
      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?
      Thanks

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    • 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.

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    • 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!

      Thanks!!

      You can respond to rolflalone@yahoo.com also!

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    • Luggage Room at the Assisi train station

      Assisi Aug 11, 2016 at 3:56 AM

      Hello, I will be coming from Rome to Assisi for a one day trip. Does anyone know if there is luggage room (and what is the charge and their service hours) at the Assisi train station so that I can check my bag before boarding the bus to the city centre? Thank you.

      2 Answers Aug 14, 2016 at 7:21 PM
    • things to do for kids

      Perugia Jul 7, 2016 at 4:38 AM

      can kids have fun in Perugia?

      4 Answers Jul 7, 2016 at 5:46 PM
    • train orvieto to Venice

      Orvieto Jun 19, 2016 at 8:05 PM

      Taking the train from Orvieto to Venice June 29. Should I purchase on -line beforehand or am I ok to wait until the day of travel and purchase then?

      4 Answers Jun 21, 2016 at 5:59 PM
    • orvieto to Switzerland

      Orvieto May 17, 2016 at 8:16 PM

      What is the best way to go to Switzerland? is Lucerne or Zurich good to visit for 4 to 5 days? then we head back to rome. or go to Lake Como for two to three days and drive to Switzerland border? what town is best to go please that is close to the border for tourist?
      thank you

      2 Answers Aug 11, 2016 at 10:18 AM
    • Wineries around Orvieto

      Orvieto Feb 3, 2016 at 6:00 AM

      Are there close, good wineries to Orvieto city center? We want to take a taxi or hire a driver to visit some wineries in the Umbria/Tuscany area 5/15/16.

      4 Answers Feb 3, 2016 at 11:30 AM
    • Luggage storage at train station

      Orvieto Dec 30, 2015 at 8:14 AM

      I thought I saw a posting on a different blog that the Orvieto train station now has luggage storage capability as of July 2015. Can anyone confirm that?

      7 Answers Jan 1, 2016 at 8:50 AM
    • Transportation

      Assisi Sep 30, 2015 at 8:21 AM

      I am looking for the options/time of getting from Assisi to the Florence airport. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I prefer not to rent a vehicle so bus/train information would be ideal.
      Thank you in adnvance,
      Patty

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2015 at 10:32 PM
    • transportation

      Assisi Sep 14, 2015 at 9:15 AM

      Which mode of transportation is best in Assisi? How about Cascia?

      45 Answers Sep 18, 2015 at 11:33 AM
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      Vernazzano, leaning tower where to find it?

      Umbria Aug 12, 2015 at 1:50 PM

      does Anyone know the location or address of the-leaning-tower-of-Vernazzano? Try to find it for ages.

      5 Answers Aug 13, 2015 at 11:13 AM
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      best transportaion between Rome & Orvieto

      Orvieto Jul 20, 2015 at 5:51 AM

      Has anyone traveled between these two places by train? I have heard conflicting things about the train & how little time you have in Orvieto to get on & off the train. Is there a fast bus that travels between these two places?
      Any help or suggestions will be greatly appreciated!!

      17 Answers Jul 21, 2015 at 9:29 PM
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      Day trips from Spoleto

      Umbria Jun 29, 2015 at 12:25 PM

      Hi, we're going to go to Umbria in October: Spoleto and Norcia. We consider 2 days out: full day and half of day during our stay in Spoleto: could you recommend the places to visit: I've been in Assisi and Perugia before, so Trevi, Todi, Spello, Orte or, may be, you know any other hidden gems? The criterion is: reliable public transport connection (not once a day))) and the way shouldn't take more than 1 - 1,5 hours by train (bus) from (to) Spoleto. As i have made detailed search in internet already, I'd appreciate advices of people who had been there and able to base opinions on their own impressions:-) Thank you in advance, Elenasmiley

      10 Answers Jun 30, 2015 at 11:12 PM
    • Travel from Todi to Rome City Central

      Todi Jun 24, 2015 at 1:39 AM

      Hi, We are leaving Todi Friday 05 July 2015 to go to Rome, what is the quickest way and most direct route?

      6 Answers Jun 24, 2015 at 11:41 AM
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      BEST WAY TO GET TO SATURNIA FROM ORVIETO

      Orvieto Jun 19, 2015 at 7:56 PM

      I WANT DESPERTE TO GO TO SATUNIA, AND I COULDNT GET AN AUTOMATIC CAR FOR RENT. SO I WON'T BE DRIVING.
      ANY IDEAS? HOW CAN I GET TO SATURNIA FROM ORVIETO?
      THANK YOU SO MUCH.

      3 Answers Jun 20, 2015 at 8:45 AM
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      Transportation from northern Italy.

      Passignano sul Trasimeno Jun 10, 2015 at 1:22 AM

      How do I get to Passignano from northern Italy by public transportation? I live near Trento.

      2 Answers Jun 15, 2015 at 12:19 AM
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      Where to base ourselves in Umbria for 8 - 10 days?

      Umbria Jun 4, 2015 at 8:04 PM

      Hello friends.. So we're narrowing down our itinerary for next year's trip to Italy. We think we will be in Umbria for 10 days around the end of May. We will be renting an automobile, so my question is Where would you suggest as the best place for us to base ourselves? Or, should we consider one place to stay in the north and one place to stay in the south?

      We also thought about taking a train to Perugia and picking up the vehicle there instead of in Bologna.

      Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

      Thanks... Tom

      15 Answers Jun 15, 2015 at 10:24 AM
    • place for meditation

      Assisi Jun 1, 2015 at 6:58 AM

      Is there a fairly private, quiet place where a group could meditate for 30 minutes?

      6 Answers Jun 2, 2015 at 11:54 AM
    • Map of Bus routes in Assisi?

      Assisi Apr 25, 2015 at 7:20 AM

      I will be staying in Casa Papa Giovanni for 2 nights. Does a bus route have a stop nearby?

      2 Answers Apr 25, 2015 at 10:34 PM
    • Best location for hotel

      Assisi Feb 5, 2015 at 4:04 PM

      I will travel from Rome to Assisi (and return) for a 2-day stay. I will go via train and have no car rental. How do I get around everywhere? I will start by trying to get a hotel close to the station. If not possible, is there bus service with frequent stops so as to arrive close to a hotel destination?

      7 Answers Feb 7, 2015 at 7:11 PM
    • KYATHOS??????

      Orvieto Feb 1, 2015 at 11:19 AM

      IT'S BEEN NEARLY A DECADE SINCE I TRAVELED TO THIS BEAUTIFUL PLACE. I STILL HAVE SOME PIECES OF POTTERY FROM OUR VISIT THAT I WAS WANTING TO EXPAND MY COLLECTION. ON THE BOTTOM OF THE POTTERY IT SAYS : KYATHOS ORVIETO DEC-AMANO. IS THIS PLACE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS?

      7 Answers Feb 1, 2015 at 4:13 PM
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      Opening hours for churches

      Assisi Jan 21, 2015 at 2:12 PM

      Dear friends hallo again. Since we will be visiting Assisi as well, for a day trip, we would like to visit some of the churches. But, unfortunately, we don't have any luck at finding the exact opening hours for some of them. And when we find them at some sites they don't seem to match one info with the other. So, in short, any help upon this would be mostly appreciated. The churches are:
      1. Eremo delle Carceri
      2. Tiempo di Minerva
      3. Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli
      4. New Church
      5. Oratorio dei pellegrini
      7. San Pietro
      8. Parish of Santa Maria Maggiore
      9. Church of santo Stefano
      10. Santa Maria delle Rose

      Thanks again for your precious help.

      12 Answers Feb 22, 2015 at 2:43 PM
    • What to do in Perugia in mid-late January?

      Perugia Oct 27, 2014 at 7:38 PM

      Hi everyone, I know that Perugia can get really cold and perhaps many places would be closed in the last 1/3 of the month of January, but the place seems really nice to visit. May I know what are the things I can do during this time? E.g. visit night markets or festivals?

      Thank you!

      3 Answers Oct 28, 2014 at 9:04 AM
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      Maestro paolo and the office supply store down the street

      Orvieto Oct 26, 2014 at 12:20 PM

      There are two stores I visited on my trip to Orvieto, Italy that I would like to purchase additional items from but have not been able to find any contact info online. They are Maestro paolo's pottery shop and the office supply store just down the street. Can anyone help?

      5 Answers Oct 27, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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      traveling to Spoleto

      Perugia Sep 30, 2014 at 7:01 AM

      Hi all, we will be arriving in Perugia airport (PEG) at 9 am and want to travel on to Spoleto. What do you advise? Train? If yes which station in Perugia do I use? Thanks!

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2014 at 10:43 AM
    • Easiest connections to international airports from Spoleto and Perugia

      Umbria Aug 17, 2014 at 6:36 AM

      Senior, lol, on a bike tour in May 2015 starting at Hotel Clitunno in Spoleto and ending at Hotel La Rosetta Perugia. I will be traveling to/from Logan Airport Boston. I am thinking Rome is the nearest airport, if not which is better? What is the least complicated way, i.e. direct to reach the airport from these 2 hotels by train or bus? Connections always make me anxious, and I like to allow enough time, should there be 2 train connections, from the airport. Thanks!

      6 Answers Aug 17, 2014 at 8:30 AM
    • best place to stay overnite near bus terminaal

      Terni Aug 10, 2014 at 11:07 AM

      Suggestions for quaint overnite accomodations near bus terminal from Rome

      1 Answer Aug 12, 2014 at 12:53 AM
    • Fastest train direct to Orvieto?

      Orvieto Jul 30, 2014 at 7:02 PM

      Flying into Rome airport. What is fastest train to Orvieto? Is a transfer necessary?

      2 Answers Jul 30, 2014 at 8:13 PM
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      Walking in Umbria

      Assisi Jul 2, 2014 at 5:18 AM

      Hi all, I plan a walking trip in the region of Assisi (Perugia, Spello, Spoleto). This is the first time I want to taking a "walking" holiday… Does any one have tips for planning? Where can I find good maps for walking tours? Google maps permits me to set the itinerary using normal roads, but i was hoping to use smaller paths and trails. Any advise is welcome! Thanks!

      11 Answers Oct 1, 2014 at 5:52 AM
    • Restaurants in Doglio

      Doglio Jun 4, 2014 at 12:05 PM

      Hello, Are there any restaurants in Doglio?
      We are hoping to stay nearby with our three girls and wondered if there was anywhere to eat in the evening?

      1 Answer Jun 4, 2014 at 2:57 PM
    • train travel

      Passignano sul Trasimeno May 24, 2014 at 7:44 AM

      How easy is it to travel to Siena and Florence by train from Passignano sul Trasimeno? many thanks Derek Miles

      5 Answers May 25, 2014 at 2:01 AM
    • Rome, Florence and Assisi in 4 days

      Assisi May 20, 2014 at 2:56 PM

      My husband and I will be visiting Italy the very first time this coming July 10-14 before embarkation to our cruise. We want to maximize our trip that's why we are planning to visit Florence for a day, another day in assisi, and the rest is Rome. We will appreciate any suggestions on how we could do all these. places to visit and how to travel there. Thank you.
      Mary Grace

      27 Answers Jun 4, 2014 at 11:32 PM