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The Cinque Terre is overun with tourists in the...
The Cinque Terre is overun with tourists in the season . i would go for Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure and Rapallo are old style resort towns with real class where Italians gravitate to in...
To answer your original quaery what you have...
To answer your original quaery what you have booked will take you through the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel (from 0800 to 0900) before being escorted on foot through the Vatican Gardens to...
The wholesale price of satellite internet access...
The wholesale price of satellite internet access may be dropping but generally cruise lines use it as a golden opportunity to rip pax off with exhorbitant per min pricing for pathetically slow...
Simple if you booked and paid in Australia your...
Simple if you booked and paid in Australia your fare is higher and you are not slugged on board gratuities to your on board account . However if you booked outside Australia your fare should be lower...
Riomaggiore wins hands down, just be sure to find...
Riomaggiore wins hands down, just be sure to find the seafront . Alighting from the train walk back towards La Spezia in a pedestrian tunnel parallel to the railway . At the La Spezia end of this...
Book on line only via official website and do the...
Book on line only via official website and do the escorted Behind the Scenes Tour it takes you places not accessible to genera admission guests, likes the former court rooms and cells leading over...
Forum: Italy Ports
Posted By kuldalai
The image that comes up is actually of the...
The image that comes up is actually of the waterfront at Portovenere 30 minutes by urban Bus P from La Spezia from Stop P in Via Garabaldi near Corso Cavour. Runs every 30 minutes at 25 & 55 past...
Ar Portovenere it is a very pretty little town in...
Ar Portovenere it is a very pretty little town in itself . Walk along the waterfront promenade up some steps to a Castle/Church on the point, Lord byrons Grotto, then walk up into the village and...
If you check the ferry schedules in the link I...
If you check the ferry schedules in the link I gave you earlier, the schedules are shown full service up to late September, then a slightly lesser schedule till late October . Even though they are...
If you check the ferry schedules in the link I...
If you check the ferry schedules in the link I gave you earlier, the schedules are shown full service up to late September, then a slightly lesser schedule till late October .
Bus P to Portovenere runs half hourly at 25 &...
Bus P to Portovenere runs half hourly at 25 & 55 minutes past the hour takes 35 mins to get there . Departs from Stop P in Via Garabaldi near corner of Corso Cavour in La Spezia .

Ferries run...
Venezia - Hotel Locanda Salieri near Piazzale de...
Venezia - Hotel Locanda Salieri near Piazzale de Roma . Short walk to grand canal and vaporettos, St Lucia station, and Piazzale de Roma for people mover to/from cruise terminal. Good breakfast, in...
Recommend Pier Luigis on Piazza de Ricci near...
Recommend Pier Luigis on Piazza de Ricci near Campo de Fiori . Pricey but outstanding .
Book direct on line via restaurant website .
Answering your question specifically . Take the...
Answering your question specifically . Take the Leonardo Express from Roma FCO Airport to Roma Termini runs every 30 mins . Then connecting local train to Civitavecchia regular departures and trip...
Orginal poster from which port ? Livorno or La...
Orginal poster from which port ? Livorno or La Spezia ?

From Livorno Pisa & Lucca are nearest . Lucca is just magical . You can do all three from Livorno by train . Firenze is furtheest...
Take a taxi from port to Bus Stop P in Via...
Take a taxi from port to Bus Stop P in Via Garabaldi near Corso Cavour in La Spezia. Take the urban bus P to PORTOVENERE from there takes 35 mins and departs every 30 mins. On the Portovenere...
Forum: Italy Ports
Posted By kuldalai
Forget Firenze from La Spezia, change of trains...
Forget Firenze from La Spezia, change of trains at Viareggio and lots of stops .

Either go to villages of the CT from La Spezia by train. Monterosso has two halves joined by a shared use...
Ferry service between San Fratuouuso, Portofino...
Ferry service between San Fratuouuso, Portofino & St Margherita is really cut back to few times a day between November & April . Also subject to cancellation account rough seas.
From Livorno its tight concentrate on two...
From Livorno its tight concentrate on two villages only Vernazza & Manarola or Riomaggiore .
Best port for visiting the CT is in fact La Spezia, not obvious why more cruise boats do not go there ....
Forget ferry from Genova, especially in Winter as...
Forget ferry from Genova, especially in Winter as they dont run at all between November & April .

Your best and fastest way to get from Genova to Portofino is by train and bus, all year round ....
You have three (3) ways of accessing the Cruise...
You have three (3) ways of accessing the Cruise Terminal and smaller piers at San Basilio :

1. Public Vaporetto to San Basilio stop, then short walk over one pedestrian bridge.
2. Private...
Forum: Italy Ports
Posted By kuldalai
A good budget Hotel find for Roma includes newly...
A good budget Hotel find for Roma includes newly renovated rooms and great inclusive breakfasts right close to Campo de Fiori is Hotel Smeraldo . Book on line direct with hotel to avoid paying...
Why on earth would you want to drive when there...
Why on earth would you want to drive when there is a smart way to get there by high speed train with only one change of train en route at Pisa Centrale . (Do NOT go via Roma Termini )

For example ...
Finally after all these years Trenitalia are...
Finally after all these years Trenitalia are finally installing elevators between the platforms and underground subway (sottospassagio) at Civitavecchia station . Also being installed at Lucca...
You can catch a train to Civitavecchia from Roma...
You can catch a train to Civitavecchia from Roma Termini, Roma St.Piedro, Roma Trastevere. 40 minutes travel time; then walk or taxi . Timetable and purchase tickets direct on line from...