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The capital and largest city of Italy.

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Transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 in Rome Fiumicino

I am flying from London to Palermo and transferring in Rome Fiumincino. The ticket is for a both flights with the same airline - there is no hold luggage. Will I be able to use the duty free shops in ...
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Could you walk on the Via Appia Antica from Rome to Brindisi

I really like walking and history. I checked that the via Appia Antica is still could be traveled around Rome. However, it ends abruptly on Google Maps. Is there a travel guide/guidebook that could ...
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Vatican spiral staircase

Can you view and photograph the spiral staircase at the Vatican for free. Or do you have to buy a ticket for the museum
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Do I need to go through passport control and is the transit time sufficient? - Abu Dhabi to Sofia via Rome

I aim to travel to Sofia from Abu Dhabi via Rome. According to the flight itinerary as captured, do I have to cross passport control between the two terminals? Also, is the transit timing for both ...
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Use my carta soggiorno di familiare di un cittadino dell'unione [closed]

I will visiting my family in Philippines this Dec 28,2019.and I live in italy with my Italian husband.. I can use my carta di soggiorno di familiare di un cittadino dell'unione in Philippines airport?
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Is it safe to drink the water from the fountains found all over the older parts of Rome?

When I visited Rome and walked around the older sections, I saw many different types of fountains that were constantly running with water. Some went into the ground, some collected in basins, etc. Is ...
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What is the purpose of this single box found in Rome B&B room?

I found this box in the room of the B&B in Rome: I am wondering what is its purpose as it is the first time I have found something like this in a room. There is only one of these even if the room ...
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Schengen in Dublin on ED Visa but wants to visit other Schengen cities for vacation

I am an English teacher with a student from Vietnam. Can she, with a Schengen visa and studying English in Dublin, travel on holiday to Amsterdam, Paris and Rome and then return to Dublin to continue ...
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Are there any luggage lockers at Roma Termini?

I'll be in Rome just over a day and I don't want to bring my carry-on bag with me everywhere. Are there any luggage lockers at Roma Termini where I can leave my luggage for a few hours? I'll be ...
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Is there any arrival lounge at Rome Fiumicino airport terminal 3?

I will be arriving very early, around 2AM at terminal 3. My hostel check-in time is 2PM. So, I'll leave the airport at around 7AM in the morning. I want to know if there are any arrival lounges ...
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required airport transit visa for italy [duplicate]

I'm travelling from UAE to London through Fiumicino airport . Do I need an Anairport transit visa for a 2-hour layover in the Fiumicino airport? I hava a valid visa to Uk
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visit to Rome with Croatian Visa

Iam an Indian citizen and have a muti entry Croatian Visa. Can I visit Italy on my way to croatia with that visa?
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Rome Metro Line C (Pigneto station) - is it open?

I am planning a trip to Rome for early October 2019. I found some good deals on accommodation near Pigneto metro station. However, I find conflicting information about that station and line C in ...
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Italian consulate in Dubai annulled my visa after my family applied [closed]

My case is very simple and straightforward. I applied for my Schengen Visa and got it on 10 October 18, for traveling to Italy on 13 December 2018 without Interview. My family showed interest later to ...
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Is it safe to leave baggage in budget hotels Rome? [closed]

I'll be staying in Italy for almost a week. I've planned to stay at a budget hotel (~40-50 EUR per day) or B&B in Rome. I'll visit other cities using train and plan to leave most of my (and ...
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Toy vendors in Rome (on the piazza)

Just kind of a weird question. I'm in Rome right now, and tomorrow, I will meet with friends with two young kinds (7&9) for the remainder of the week. I know that at some point they will want to ...
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Day Trip From Paris & Rome [closed]

My husband and I are taking our first trip outside the US to Paris and Rome in January (Cold I know) and we are SO excited! We have 5 full days in each city which I know isn't even enough time to ...
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From London to Rome by sea, land and air [closed]

I need to get from London to Rome. I know there are direct flights, but, I wanted to take the opportunity to do a boat trip along the way. My general plan was taking a train from London to Dover, ...
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Biking on via Appia Antica

I'm going to stay in Rome for a few days and I would like to have a bike trip on via Appia Antica one day. I do not intend to have a tour, just rent a bike and ride on my own for a couple of hours. ...
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Car pick-up points in Rome

From your knowledge of Rome city, what are possible candidates for Blablacar pick up points for a northbound transit? I mean the driver has no business to stop for in the city but is traveling from ...
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Will the Rome Marathon make it hard to get to my hotel?

We arrive in Rome during the Rome marathon. Our hotel is inside the route by a block or two. Will we be able to cross the street to get to our hotel or will we have to find some official crossing? I ...
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Maps of Rome, Italy

Can I get a map of Rome with streets and trains on the same map, so that I know where I am? If I only have a metro map, I do not know the street I will be in.
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London-Berlin or Rome-Berlin? [closed]

We're going to Europe on May 2018. 2 adults on late 40s, one adult girl (24) and a teenage girl (15). I bought a 3 ways tickets, departing from Buenos Aires to London, Londo to Rome and then back ...
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Is there a hotel in Vatican City? [duplicate]

I have seen several websites refer to the Residenza Paolo VI Hotel as inside Vatican City, but when I look at Google Maps it seems like it's just outside the borders, so actually in Italy. Which is ...
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When will the Museum of Roman Civilization in Rome re-open?

According to Google maps, the Museum of Roman Civilization is "permanently closed". But their website kinda implies that the closure is temporary and that it'll re-open. Is it currently known when ...
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I have an 8-hour layover in Rome. Can I go out of the airport with a Schengen single-entry visa?

I have a business trip in the Czech Republic and my visa has been approved with one entry only. I would like to ask if by any chance I can go out of the airport and explore Rome a little bit as I have ...
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Where to sit and work for a couple of hours in Rome near Stazione Termini?

I am going to Rome and I am arriving quite early. As will be waiting for some friends before heading to the location where we stay I am looking for a place, near Stazione Termini where I can quietly ...
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How to clearly explain to someone how to get from airport terminal to airport train station?

Question I need to give instructions to someone on how to get to the Rome Fiumicino (FCO) airport train station and get on the right train. I have never been to the airport, I do not have the ...
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Is it worth pre-booking for Vatican Museums etc.? [duplicate]

I've seen a link suggesting that I might want to pre-book a fast track to some of the attractions connected to the Vatican City. I'm not sure if it's just a way to lock me into paying for something ...
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What do the additional numbers on the side of houses in Rome stand for?

In Rome, many houses have large numbers. For example, 3187 as on photo. It is obviously not the post address of the house but something else. What do they mean? Is it a number in some catalogue?
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Top Italian Airports when Expecting Guests for a Holiday Wedding [closed]

We are trying to have our wedding in Italy (because it's so nice, sunny and Mediterranean) and planning for a handful guests to be flown in. The guests are coming from various parts (Los Angeles, New ...
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Buy tickets for Vatican museum online?

As the title may give you a hint, I'll be in a Rome for the first time. The challenge now - is there a website where I can buy tickets (with a guide included) for Vatican museums?
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Easy way to find out what's happening in Centri Sociali and other counter-cultural spaces in Rome?

Is there a website or similar that gathers all the (public) activities in Centri Sociali and other leftist counter-cultural venues, to make it easier for an outsider to find out what's happening on a ...
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Rome Colosseum queues in March [duplicate]

I plan to attend Colosseum next Sunday. How big queues shall we expect? We have ben there in august 2013 and the queue was at least 30 minutes long. Similar question: How busy is the Roman Colosseum ...
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Cheapest way with public transport to travel to Ponza from Rome and back in one day?

There seem to be a variety of ways to get to Ponza from Rome. What is the cheapest option (so I don't care much about travel time) using public transport? Doing research myself I am consistently ...
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Shipping Wine from Italy to the UK [closed]

I'm going to be in Italy in May, and unfortunately am travelling with only hand luggage. I would, however, like to take advantage of the opportunity to buy Italian wines at a good rate while I am ...
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Order Roma Pass online?

I will be visiting Rome for a week with my 13-year-old son. I have two questions about the Roma Pass: 1. Is there any advantage to ordering it online? I would still have to pick it up at a Tourist ...
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How can solo, female travelers use public transportation safely in Rome?

I am a solo female traveller in Rome. I want to know how safe Rome is for females. The safety aspects I'm concerned about are those such as violence, robbery, sexual assault, verbal harassment, etc. ...
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Rome - little time, intense travelling [closed]

Next week I am going to visit Rome at scientific conference. It will last for 5 days (Monday - Friday) from 9:00 - 17:00. So I won't have much time to see everything. I was reading some guides and ...
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Best place to buy bags with exactly the maximum limits ryanair has in Rome, Italy? [closed]

I'm going to Rome on sunday and from there to greece by ryanair. My bag is too big so I'm planning to buy two for traveling having these limits "You can carry one cabin bag weighing up to 10 kg with ...
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Assisting Taiwanese friend who had bags, money and passport stolen in Rome

My friend is travelling to Rome. She is from Taiwan, and her bag has just been stolen, with money and passport in it. I suppose the only thing she can do is to go to the embassy. But I guess this will ...
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Is Roma bike sharing service active?

I'm planning to go to Rome and get to know the city by bike. Looking for different alternatives I've found the "ATAC bikesharing" service here with many points where bikes can be picked up and left. ...
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How busy is the Roman Colosseum throughout the year?

I just spent a week in Italy, and found that the tourist crowds are more annoying than I had anticipated. I found I was simply unable to enjoy myself due to the crowds, so I ended up skipping some of ...
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Travel to rome 4 days before my visa expires

I have a multiple entry Schengen visa valid until 03-07-16 duration of stay is 30 days. I've only used it once when I visited Milan for 4 days. I was invited to visit Rome from June 30 2016- July 3 ...
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Buying a sim card in Italy

I am planning to buy a sim card in Rome that will provide data and voice services for 2 weeks. However, the process of buying one seems complicated, the shop keepers seem to ask for a Codice Fiscale. ...
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Visiting the Vatican as a pilgrim?

My wife would like to visit Vatican City. We are from Canada. My wife has mobility issues and I was wondering if it is at all possible to stay at the Vatican, either at Vatican City itself or in one ...
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Roma pass vs. Colosseum/Forum tickets?

Going to Rome with girlfriend in a couple of weeks, and finalizing last minute details. I am confused about ticketing. When buying a ticket for the Colosseum, we can also get into the Roman Forum/...
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Seat choice and comfort on the Euronight Train

My girlfriend and I are planning our very first international train trip and we got kind of lost when reading about the Euronight Train. I'm buying the tickets here and I'm getting the cheapest seats ...
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Travel guides stores in Rome

Could you tell me please where can I find a store in Rome to buy a travel guide such as Lonely Planet? I hope you there's one near Termini station because that's the only place I know :) Appreciate ...
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Bari BRI to Rome Fiumicino FCO Ryanair On Time Peformance - Is this doable?

My flight plan (Return Ticket by Ryanair) will be 29 March - FCO to BRI (I will leave my luggage at FCO Luggage Storage open from 6:30am to 11:30pm) 30 March BRI to FCO 18:40 to 19:45 As Luggage ...
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