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  • Piazza Venezia - Vittoriano

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Rome Things to Do

    the huge Piazza Venezia in the center of Rome, in the Capitoline Area of the City is a popular destination as this huge roundabout houses many of the iconic attractions in rome such as the magnificent Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II, which is a tribute to the First King to unify Italy in the 19th century and of which two museums are...

  • Hotel Santa Maria Rome

    Rome Hotels

    My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Santa Maria for three nights at the end of a three week trip...

  • Termini Station Restaurants

    4 out of 5 stars

    Rome Restaurants

    The Odd Room is an easy going restaurant, with good food and friendly waiters who even did their best to explain the menu to me in English. Plain furniture, wooden tables and bar stools. I sat close to the front door, but there are also benches at the back for couples in search of a little more privacy. I had a three course menu: bruschettone, some...



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  • Great food and nice host

    Gaeta Restaurants

    On a very hot evening ,walking in Gaeta we heard south American music coming out of this restaurant, we stopped by and were at first surprised as the staff (nice and friendly!) explained to us the menu' in English! So we had our meal there, raw fish starter (razor clams were alive!) a mix platter of grilled fish and pasta gnocchi with swordfish and...

  • Grand Hotel Le Rocce

    Gaeta Hotels

    GRAND HOTEL LE ROCCE $47.00 to $95.00 USD Panoramic beach view Beach, Near the Sea, Bar,...

  • The beautiful Castle of Gaeta from...

    Gaeta Off The Beaten Path

    To photograph the castles from this angle you need to go to the second level from the top of Mount Orlando ............walk around until you come to a sign on a rock referring to the birds (I have a photo of it I will find and put here too)....... you then have to find your way down a path through the bushes heading towards the edge of the...



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  • No more "Sailor & Nurse" sculpture

    Civitavecchia Things to Do

    When I was in Civitavecchia in 2012 there was a giant sculpture of the "Sailor & Nurse" scene, that was taken out of a photo made at the end of WW II and had been published in the LIFE-magazine, see an article about it, when you click on the link below!When I was there again in 2015 the sculpture was gone and I have no idea why.

  • Hotel Traghetto

    Civitavecchia Hotels

    Via Braccianese Claudia, 4, Civitavecchia, 00053, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • the city-beach of Civitavecchia

    Civitavecchia General

    There is a small beach close to the Michelangelo-castle, a beach with some gravel instead of a sandy beach, some places to take a bath but no sun-beds to be rented. I was there on a sunny and extremely hot morning in August 2015, but did not see anybody sunbathing or taking a bath in the sea there. Ands there is also some cafe on that beach. There...


Ostia Antica

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  • Site Information

    Ostia Antica Things to Do

    Don't underestimate the size of Ostia, nor how much it will contain to interest you. It would be very easy indeed to spend all day exploring and still not see everything which has been excavated. Hopefully my photos will give you an idea of the just how large the site is. Although you might find the occasional tour group in and around the theatre,...

  • Ostia Antica Park

    Ostia Antica Hotels

    Good room in a modern hotel just at the outskirts of Ostia Borgo (town), one minute drive from town,...

  • Train from Rome

    Ostia Antica Transportation

    The easiest way to get to Ostia Antica is by using the Roma>Lido commuter railway line which serves Ostia Scavi (scavi = excavations). The station is less than 5 minutes' walk from the site entrance. Roma-Lido trains run frequently: at least every 15 minutes throughout the day. You can find timetables on the ATAC site below. All Rome transport...


Castel Gandolfo

  • Parish Church

    Castel Gandolfo Things to Do

    Is something you can't missed is the only church in this square. The church is a simple white yet beautifully designed structure with Lutheran round tower. We haven't seen the interior of the church, the bunch of groups are just getting inside when we arrive.

  • Hotel Castel Gandolfo

    Castel Gandolfo Hotels

    Via de Zecchini 27, Castel Gandolfo, 00040, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Apostolic Palace

    Castel Gandolfo Things to Do

    They called it papal summer residence because it was to be comfortable to live, hot in Rome during the summer, many popes traveled at that time to higher places. Always, they were staying over as a guest in castles and palaces of cardinals or other nobles. However Urbanus longed for a private summer residence. He chose Castel Gandolfo because he...



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    Fiuggi Warnings and Dangers

    I think the person who complained of the cold must have been unlucky. I stayed in the 'new' town last week and it was 30 degrees centigrade at midnight one night!. There seem to be two clearly defined areas in Fiuggi, the 'new' section around the marvellous Boniface Spa & the beautiful historic area sited higher up in the hills.You really need some...

  • Hotel Imperiale

    Fiuggi Hotels

    After reading some of the reviews we were pleasantly surprised with the hotel in Fiuggi chosen by...


    Fiuggi General

    Ideally situated as a base for touring holiday. Many historic towns in the region plus lush countryside. Places such as Rome, Pompeii & Amalfi Coast (i.e. Naples, Sorrento & Capri) all within a few hours driving.



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  • A Market Not To Be Missed !!!

    Sperlonga Shopping

    Superb market at FONDI every Sunday morning. Huge range of stalls and bargains to be found: fashionable clothes, handbags and leather goods, jewellery, shoes, textiles, to name just a few !!!The market is now situated near to Fondi Market, and there is parking round the back.We go nearly every Sunday morning.More about...

  • Aurora

    Sperlonga Hotels

    Via Cristoforo Colombo 15, Sperlonga, 04029, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Beware of the gremlins who get in front...

    Sperlonga Warnings and Dangers

    put an obstacle in your path so that you fall flat on your face like I did. I then had cause to sit and reflect here, while watching my knee swell to twice its normal size and I generally felt sorry for myself.



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  • Best pizza ever!

    Formia Restaurants

    A lovely family run restuarant that a friend seggested to us. We actually ate there every evening of our holiday as the food was so good. The pizza was really light and cooked in a wood fired oven. The seafood was amazing, we had a local fish called pezzogna. Considering we ate there for 6 nights we never got bored as they also had several...

  • Kora Park

    Formia Hotels

    Formia, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Pathway to Formia from Rome is well...

    Formia Off The Beaten Path

    but the southern route is not so busy. Just out of town on the main road towards Scauri - Minturno and then Campania, you will see this structure, and probably wonder about it like me. Mind you the photo was taken out of a moving bus and therefore may not be as clear as if I had been standing there. None-the-less, you can definitely see that it is...



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  • Visit the museum

    Cassino Things to Do

    It is inside the monastery, with many paintings and religious artifacts, it is nice and the entrey is not expensive at all. Inside the museum you will enjoy great views over the countryside.

  • Hotel La Pace

    Cassino Hotels

    Via Abbruzzi 16, Cassino, LA 03043

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Montecassino Monastery - a working...

    Cassino General

    Today, Montecassino is a working monastery and continues to be a pilgrimage site by virtue of the suriviving relics of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica. It is also a popular tourist destination for its historical importance and its attractive buildings.



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  • Don't miss the place

    Viterbo Restaurants

    The restaurant is in a farm. The owner is very nice and very helpful. They grow Chianina cattle there, vegetables, fruit and make olive oil. The restaurant is located in the middle of a huge farm, beautiful place and view. They have there rooms for rent too, with a wonderful pool. The food was great. We ate hand made spaghetti with lemon and a meat...

  • B&B Torre Di Vico

    Viterbo Hotels

    I spent 3 wonderful days in Viterbo, a wonderful medieval town not far from Rome and Tuscany. I...

  • San Pellegrino

    Viterbo Things to Do

    The old San Pellegrino quarter of Viterbo is one of Europe's best-preserved medieval districts. Here, one feels transported back in time about six centuries. It has some small shops, cafes, and ancient Romanesque churches all crammed together along narrow streets. This is a place to just stroll about and take it all in.



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  • Castle views

    Bracciano Things to Do

    Back in 1989 we took a day trip to Bracciano. That time of the year vines covering walls of the Castle looked so beautiful I could never forget. We walked to ancient part of the town and climbed to the edge of hills overlooking county side.

  • Hotel Villa Clementina

    Bracciano Hotels

    Via Traversa Quarto del Lago, 12, Bracciano, Lazio, 00062, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Best restaurant in Bracciano.We loved...

    Bracciano Restaurants

    The ambience is romantic, cosy and warm. We got there after a long trip from France that morning and longed for a good meal to warm our tired bods and hungry enough to satisfy our descerningly spoiled tastebuds. Well we were in for a great surprise.Situated where the old medieval moat of the Bracciano Castle used to be this restaurant is tucked...



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