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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?

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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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      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?

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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?
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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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      Trolley-bus Ventimiglia - Sanremo?

      by Muscovite Online Now Jul 30, 2016 at 3:46 AM

      Hi! Is the trolley-bus line Sanremo – Ventimiglia functioning? Where does one board the trolley-bus? What is the fare and where does one buy the ticket? Where I can find the timetable for Sunday? Grazie mille :)

    • Ventimiglia to Monaco

      by Nathanielwade1 Online Now Feb 19, 2015 at 8:22 AM

      Hello. I am travelling to Italy next month and after landing in Milan, I am going to Monaco for the first 2 days. I have a train booked from Milano Centrale to Ventimilgia but want to know the best way to get from Ventimiglia to Monaco.
      And how to get from that location to my hotel, in la Condamine. Any help and insider knowledge would be great! Thanks in advance!

      12 Answers Feb 20, 2015 at 3:59 AM
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      Anyone know the names of these 2 places in the old town

      by mediaqueen Online Now Jan 23, 2015 at 4:35 PM

      There was a small church in old town that I went in to it was along it was near a little store where I had a bowl of wonderful soup

      Also near the Cathedral there was this pink building it was partly blocked off

      photos attached

       

      thank you  

      6 Answers Jan 24, 2015 at 12:04 PM
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      name of the park in Ventimiglia

      by mediaqueen Online Now Jan 20, 2015 at 2:46 PM

      When I arrived in Ventimiglia I walked through a park before I got to the waterfront would any one know the name of this park it had a war memorial

      7 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 1:18 PM
    • Nice to Pisa

      by chocolate1982 Online Now Sep 24, 2014 at 11:36 AM

      Hi

      I am going to Pisa from Nice on Saturday and I am looking to take public transport as the Eurolines bus is too expensive.

      I am thinking about catching bus 100 from Nice to Menton but then how do I get from Menton to Pisa?

      Is there a local company that goes from Menton to Ventamiglia and then another local company that goes from Ventamiglia to Pisa?

      Any help would be appreciated.

      Thanks

      10 Answers Sep 25, 2014 at 3:27 AM
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      To Roman ruins from railway station

      by Muscovite Online Now Sep 20, 2014 at 2:26 PM

      I am trying to locate the ancient Roman theatre in Ventimiglia - do I get right that it is between Coeso Genova and the railway?
      Is it a walkable distance, or should one take any transportation, and which?
      Thanks!

      4 Answers Sep 22, 2014 at 11:51 AM
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      Buying tickets on the day.

      by CaitlinBrigitte Online Now May 28, 2014 at 7:28 AM

      Can anyone tell me if it is possible to purchase connecting tickets at Ventimiglia station to Nice on the day of travel?

      Will it cost a fortune? and is all very user friendly?

      Many Thanks!

      7 Answers May 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM
    • changing train

      by europe66 Online Now May 25, 2014 at 12:41 PM

      50 minutes is it enough to change from a train to another ?

      4 Answers May 25, 2014 at 8:31 PM
    • Car rental

      by RSD... Online Now May 3, 2014 at 1:28 PM

      Hi..... Is there a car rental close to the train station in ventimiglia.

      3 Answers May 5, 2014 at 8:37 AM
    • Trains in Oct?

      by shamrocksjill Online Now Apr 19, 2014 at 5:28 AM

      I am trying to plan our trip between Milan and Ventimiglia in Oct. but when I look at the Eurail time tables, I don't see any trains available. Am I missing something about this particular route? Are there really no trains connecting these cities?

      7 Answers Apr 20, 2014 at 2:52 PM
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      Taxi-Ventimiglia

      by DebbieH20 Online Now Mar 20, 2014 at 6:58 AM

      How easy is it to get a reliable taxi in Ventimiglia to hotel La Riserva Di Castel D Appio?

      2 Answers Mar 20, 2014 at 8:09 AM
    • Ventimiglia to Levanto!

      by Jennifermorcom Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 11:49 AM

      I am travelling from Avignon to Levanto by train with a 10 minute change at Nice Ville and a 19 minute change at Ventimiglia if I want to catch the Intercity to Levanto. As all the connections depend on the trains being on time I thought maybe I would be better grabbing something to eat at Ventimiglia station and catching the Regional train which departs later and has no changes. Does anyone know what the facilities are like at Ventimiglia station how easy is it to buy rail tickets there and how comfortable is the regional train as it seems to stop every 5 minutes but al least I don't have any changes. How busy is it likely to be beginning of May as I will have already been travelling 6 hours by train and looking to another four and a half on this train. Has anyone been on it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

      3 Answers Jan 23, 2014 at 3:45 AM
    • Any all night bars showing football? I want to see Italy v England with Italian fans here.

      by Ian4420 Online Now Dec 15, 2013 at 10:41 AM

      Any all night bars showing football? I want to see Italy v England with Italian fans here.

      1 Answer Dec 16, 2013 at 3:37 AM
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      by MicheleG8 Online Now Sep 16, 2013 at 10:07 AM

      Gan we get a bus from Ventimelia train station to Hanbury Gardens?

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2013 at 2:25 AM
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      by MicheleG8 Online Now Sep 16, 2013 at 10:06 AM

      Gan we get a bus from Ventimelia train station to Hanbury Gardens?

      5 Answers Sep 17, 2013 at 2:33 AM
    • Car Rental in/near train station?

      by AmyWebster Online Now Sep 10, 2013 at 6:24 AM

      Hi, I am looking for a car rental agency in Ventimiglia, in or close to the train station. Any ideas? Thanks!

      1 Answer Sep 10, 2013 at 10:38 AM
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      Pickpockets in Ventimiglia train station

      by danhec Online Now Sep 4, 2013 at 4:29 AM

      I wear cargo pants and my wallet is always in a side pocket closed with strong Velcro. I thought that was safe until my trip on Friday August 30, 2013.

      That afternoon, in Ventimiglia station, while I was about to board the train, suddenly two men came out of nowhere and quickly helped me with my heavy suitcase and knapsack. I appreciated the gesture although I found it strange that I had not seen them coming and that they did not stay on the train after helping me.

      It’s only the next morning that I discovered that my wallet was missing. I know for sure that my wallet was in my pocket when I intended to board the train, and that between Ventimiglia and my destination, I did not take it out of my pocket. The Velcro makes it hard to open the pocket and the scratch noise is loud. However, when pulled quickly with force, it’s not as noticeable especially in a noisy environment and among confusion.

      Being careful is not enough if one is not totally aware of one’s environment especially in high theft zones. Coincidentally, after I related my story to my sister who lives in France, she told me that the day before she had just watched a TV programme about thefts on the trains between Nice and Ventimiglia, describing my experience. I wish I had seen that programme before boarding my train!

      9 Answers Sep 13, 2013 at 2:43 AM
    • Train times on Saturday

      by SMellsh Online Now Aug 30, 2013 at 9:43 AM

      I am struggling to find the times of trains from ventigmilia to nice ville tomorrow - we are travelling from Cuneo and will be taking the 14.43 train that arrives in ventigmilia at 16.30. Please can you tell me what times trains run to Nice?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 11:18 AM
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      Taxi from railway staion to St. Michael’s church

      by Muscovite Online Now Aug 7, 2013 at 5:09 AM

      I am still trying to reach St. Michael’s church (see question below)
      Leics, thanks for the schedule – very helpful. Liceo Rossi – is it the famous cave?
      Rosata, saved the link, but I am afraid I cannot ask them to open the church specially for me free of charge in crisis times, and I cannot afford an individual tour either.
      Anyway, one bus in an hour – that’s way too rare, and as it is just 10 minutes’ drive the taxi won’t be too expensive.
      The point is – is there a taxi in Ventimiglia? I’ve never seen any. And how does one hail it?
      Thanks!

      2 Answers Aug 8, 2013 at 10:01 PM
    • Travelling to Nice

      by Gwendol1ne Online Now Jul 23, 2013 at 10:57 AM

      My granddaughter has been travelling around Italy on her way tonight to Nice, but there was a delay and she will have missed the last train to Nice is there a bus she can take ? Thank you

      6 Answers Aug 7, 2013 at 4:53 AM
    • HOTEL NEAR TRAIN STATION

      by CCMaloney Online Now Jul 17, 2013 at 5:33 PM

      WE WILL HAVE TO OVERNIGHT TO MAKE CONNECTIONS FROM MARSEILLES TO FLORENCE. IS THERE A GOOD HOTEL NEAR THE TRAIN STATION? OUR MORNING TRAIN IS VERY EARLY.

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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      St Michael's church

      by Muscovite Online Now Jul 13, 2013 at 12:43 PM

      Anyone can tell me the schedule of St.Michael's church in Ventimiglia ?
      Last year it was open only 10 - 12 on Sundays (I mean to go there in September)
      Second question -
      Bus schedule to Ventimiglia Alta fron the railway station. Last year it was once in an hour - not very convenient when one goes from Nice. And climbing on foot is no great choice.
      One can still pay the bus driver in cash - about 1 euro?
      Other tips on Old entimiglia welcome

      4 Answers Jul 14, 2013 at 11:51 AM
    • Ventimiglia train station to Nice .

      by EagerMike Online Now Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 PM

      On May 30,2013, we travel ,Venizia-Milan-Ventimiglia-Nice ...Arrive Ventimiglia 3:07pm, leave for Nice 3:17 pm . I know what you're thinking but then ,everything is possible, right ! Does anyone have directions inside the train station ? Stairs ? Platform ? Walking corridors to next connection ending Nice ? Etc Etc . We are grateful ,Thank you...Mike, Canada .

      4 Answers Apr 5, 2013 at 2:12 AM
    • Purchase Tickets from Nice to Ventimiglia On Line

      by Unkown Online Now Jan 5, 2012 at 4:27 PM

      Can I purchase a ticket from Nice to Ventimiglia on line from the US? I want to take the RE 86035 leaving Nice at 13:55 on Mar 10 2012.

      3 Answers Jan 6, 2012 at 3:51 AM
    • Changing trains in Ventimiglia

      by harveyshannon Online Now Nov 7, 2011 at 7:31 AM

      We awill be arriving in Ventimiglia to change trains to Nice (France. Are there porters in Ventimiglia station to help us with our luggage??

      Thanks

      3 Answers Nov 7, 2011 at 11:57 PM
    • Vintimiglia to Latte by bus

      by briremdar Online Now Oct 9, 2011 at 8:37 AM

      Is there any bus from Menton (France)or Vintimiglia (Italie) that stops in Latte? Where these buses can be taken? Thx

      1 Answer Oct 10, 2011 at 10:32 PM
    • Train holdover

      by tysonsmum Online Now Dec 29, 2010 at 4:10 AM

      Hi, We will be travelling from Milan to Nice, I would like to know if, when the train stops in Ventimiglia do we need to change platforms. There is a 20 minute holdover (according to time table) so is this enough time to catch the ongoing train to Nice. Many Thanks for any help

      2 Answers Dec 29, 2010 at 9:26 AM
    • Förbindelse

      by jocgroning Online Now Oct 11, 2010 at 12:24 PM

      Vi landar med flyg 22.05. Hur kan vi lättast ta oss till Ventimiglia?

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2010 at 12:58 PM
    • Ventimglia bus to Nice

      by lydia66 Online Now Mar 20, 2010 at 9:14 AM

      We are staying in Nice for a week in April and wish to visit Ventimiglia. Is there a direct bus there from Nice or should we take a bus to Menton and then take the train.

      3 Answers Mar 20, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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      Man and van or taxi required

      by GeorgeW Online Now Mar 6, 2010 at 1:28 AM

      We need a reasonably priced 'man and van' or taxi to take 12 medium sized suitcases from Torri Superiore to Garavan near Menton on a Sunday in September while we walk across the mountains! Suggestions as to where I find someone.
      Grazie

      This is the route!
      maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=d&s...