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    • Cooking classes in Italy

      Italy Nov 26, 2016 at 5:31 PM

      We are planning a trip to Italy in early May. Can anyone recommend a one-day cooking class in Tuscany that would include shopping, cooking, eating...and, of course, wine?

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    • Shopping hours

      Siracusa Nov 13, 2016 at 2:00 AM

      We will be in Siracusa next week and would like to do some clothes shopping. Can somebody please tell me what are the general opening hours for shops?

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    • boats to Sorrento?

      Naples Yesterday

      Are there any boats (public or commercial) that cover the stretch from Naples to Sorrento?

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      Using a public transport to get from Milan center to 'Museo Storico Alfa Romeo' in Arese.

      Milan Dec 3, 2016 at 10:39 AM

      Hello.

      On Dec. 13-15d. I'm planning to visit Milan. One of the main museums I'd like to visit is Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese region. According to giromilano.atm.it's journey planner, I should take the M1 metro and then at the nearby Rho rail station, I should catch a 561 line bus and then get off at the Via Aldo Moro street, with a few hundred metres left to reach my destination.

      My question is: if I buy a 2-day ATM ticket (which cost 8.25 €), does it still mean it's valid around Arese area or is it only around Milan center (in other words: will I have to buy additional bus tickets to get there)?

      Thanks in advance

       

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    • station facilities

      Arezzo Dec 2, 2016 at 4:32 AM

      we will catch a train to Rome at 1pm on Easter Sunday 2017

      is there a cafe and will it and other facilities be open?

      thank you

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    • Colosseum Tickets/Tour

      Rome Nov 15, 2016 at 10:49 PM

      Hi All,

      I am hoping for a recommendation for a tour company to book with to take a tour of the Colosseum(inc underground and third ring)?

      It seems the recommended "official" ticket website coopculture.it sells tickets online which are only valid until the 31st December- we would like to book for the 9th Jan.

      Any suggestions??

      Thanks in Advance

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    • Romantic restaurant in Rome

      Rome Nov 14, 2016 at 3:22 PM

      Hello everybody.
      I will travel to Rome with my family next month. It is my first time in Rome, and I would like to find a really nice restaurant, not too expensive, to celebrate my birthday. Any suggestions will be wellcome.

      Our hotel is near Teatro dell´Opera.

      Thanks in advance.

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    • Need help planning itinerary to ischia and another area/ country

      Ischia Porto Nov 27, 2016 at 4:20 PM

      Traveling for 7 total days- looking to make my mother in laws wish come true to travel to ischia however realize not too much to do there so will put 3 days aside for there need another destination that would be convenient and worthwhile for another 2-3 days stay. Please advise will be traveling with total of 8 adults
      thank you so much!!
      Dana

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      A traditional italian restaurant in the Old Town of Milan suitable for New Year's Eve Dinner for 2

      Milan Nov 6, 2016 at 8:31 AM

      Could someone possibly recommend a nice mid priced place to celebrate the last evening of 2016? We both love italian quisine, good wines and we would like to be close to the New Years celebrations. Thanks!

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      bar opening times

      Treviso 23 hours ago

      Hi vt'ers

      I am off to Treviso on the 29th December for new year and all the bars seem to say open for lunch 12 -3 then dinner 7 til late, does this mean that I will not be able to get a drink between 3 and 7 times and will the bars actually shut in the afternoon.

      cheers in advance

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      On a budget

      Italy Dec 2, 2016 at 9:03 AM

      On a budget in Venice any tips??

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      may 1 and train travel to and from civitavecchia

      Rome Yesterday

      will be in port in civitavecchia may 1. wanting to get to rome to tour on our own using the rick steves "heart of rome walk" as a guide. the best and least expensive option is for us to take the train in to rome and then use the metro and walking as a way to accomplish just a bit of sight seeing. my question: is using the train/ metro a viable option on this holiday day or should we spend way more money and use the ship's transport in to rome (which guarantees we will arrive back at the ship for departure). we will be in port for about 10 hrs and i realize it takes an hour or more to get in to the city from civitavecchia. opinions? we know most all the big tourist spots are closed this day.

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      Venice to Croatia

      Venice Nov 21, 2016 at 9:41 AM

      HI VT!

      Whats the best way to get to Croatia from Venice and back.
      We only have a week in Venice, but would love to see Croatia for atleast 2 days.

      thank you!

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      spare days

      Treviso Nov 12, 2016 at 8:16 AM

      Hi
      I will be in Treviso over new year and flying back on the 6th January. I have plans up to the 2nd jan then nothing planes. What is there to do ? I have a good budget and maybe could go to other city for a couple of days maybe.
      thanks in advance vt'ers

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    • Sicily Adventure

      Sicilia Nov 27, 2016 at 11:31 AM

      Have today booked a holiday in Taormina to celebrate our Golden Wedding. We have been to Italy plenty of times so know the mainland reasonably well but have never been to Sicily. We are both fit and active and prefer to use public transport rather than join organised groups. During our holiday (10 days ) what is considered to be a must see/do to get the most out of our time spent in Sicily.

      Canolbarth (Wales)

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      Airport Shuttle from Bergamo Airport

      Milan Nov 14, 2016 at 1:02 AM

      We will be arriving in to Orio al Serio Airport and would like to take the airport shuttle in to Milan. I would like to book the tickets online but the website (Orio Shuttle) is asking for a time of departure. If our flight is delayed and we miss this time slot, does anyone know if we would be allowed on a later shuttle? If we wait until we land to buy a ticket, is it too risky that we may not get a seat?

      Thanks in advance.

      Jane

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      Italy - Itinerary help

      Naples Nov 9, 2016 at 5:41 AM

      I have planned a 4 day trip to Naples and around and following is high level itinerary

      Day 1: Reach Naples in night from London and stay here
      Day 2: Visit Naples and reach Sorrento in night and stay
      Day 3: Visit Positano, Amalfi and Ravello and return back to Sorrento for stay
      Day 4: Visit Pompei and then return to Naples to fly back

      Please let know if this looks good. Day 2 - what are the key things to visit in Naples?
      We avoid public transportation and rent car mostly for convenience and cost, but wanted to take bus and train in this case considering the narrow mountain routes and traffic issues - any suggestions?
      I will travel with my wife and 2 daughters (aged 11 and 7) during 3 week of December. Any other tips and comments also welcome!

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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...