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I’ll be traveling to Italy (from the US) June 8 – 18 and as the title says I could use some advice on my itinerary and where it might be smart to adjust it. Luna pizza venice fl My rationalizations for the way it’s designed is the g/f is wanting to see Venice and ride in a Gondola, of course. Venice house pizza saskatoon central Cinque Terre looks like something we just can’t afford to miss and the more we talk about it, we may end up trading one of the Rome days for an extra in CT. Pizza delivery venice beach ca There are only 2 things we want to see in Rome. Naples pizza sf The Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel. Old venice pizza oxford ms Naples basically just for the pizza (don’t judge) and as a means of getting to Capri Island to do Blue Grotto.


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Friday – Eurostar to Naples and Ferry to Capri Island for Blue Grotto early – Stay the night in Naples

It would be more efficient to go straight from Cinque Terre to Naples, spend a couple of nights there, and end up in Rome.

You’re spreading yourself thin in your 10 days. Venice pizza dorchester ave Personally, I’d make the hard decision to cut something.

Do you realize it takes over 6 hours by train to get from Venice to the CT? That means when you add the hour before and after the train ride that day is lost to travel giving you a single day in the CT.

The trip from the CT to Rome takes at least 3 hours so 5 hours out of your day will be lost to travel and if you decide to go from the CT to Naples you’ll lose 7 total hours to travel.

Basically, you’re trying to visit 5 different cities in just 8 full days. Venice pizza dorchester ma menu This is too much travel and not enough visiting. Venice pizza chesapeake va menu Cut out half of what you have planned.

It’s a shame that the villages of the Cinque Terre have gotten so much publicity. Venice pizza san francisco ca Be prepared for crowds and lots of travel time–5 to 6 hours from Venice and about 5.5 to Rome. Naples pizza san francisco On top of that it’s customary to add about an hour on either side of a train journey when changing hotels. Rome italian pizza high point This famous video shows crowds at the Corniglia train station in May, and that may or may not have been a day when a cruise ship was in port:

The amount of time is not enormous and there are too many places, all in different regions and not so easy to reach one from another. Rome italian pizza greensboro The plan looks made as if “when in Italy” one could visit all the places one has already heard about, no matter which location, just as long as “in Italy”. Rome italian pizza Moreover, all these places are extremely trivialized by mass tourism. Venice pizza yorkville menu You risk to run here and there not to be able to enjoy any place, and to find yourself always among hordes of other tourists. Gluten free pizza in venice italy I would keep Venice, Rome and Naples and cut out Cinque Terre.

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Yes, but it’s also a shame that so many people just want to do what other people do. Bada bing pizza venice florida As far as I am concerned, I plan to visit a place if I think that it is interesting for me, no matter how much publicity it gets.

All good feedback and I’m trying to take it in stride. Naples pizza london ontario I think counter to most people, I’m not looking for a relaxed vacation as much as I’m looking for experiences and being able to see as much as possible. Big daddy’s pizza venice beach I typically will sleep 5 hours a day on vacation and don’t stop outside of that.

My biggest interests for this trip in order are Nature, Architecture, Food, and Photography. Naples italy pizzeria I’m not one to spend all day in museums. Naples fl pizza restaurants One to two and I would be more than satisfied. Orlando fl pizza restaurants The big draw to Cinque Terre for me is the hiking (Via dell’Amore and Sentiero Azzurro (Vernazza to Monterroso path), the beach, and it looks to have a lot of great photography opportunities.

I have a lot of time in Rome, but seriously, the only things I really care about seeing there are the Colosseum and Sistine Chapel. Orlando florida pizza hut I could live without Venice, but that’s the girlfriend’s pick and all the guys know how that goes.

The time management suggestions are well taken, but what I would like to see is what you recommend I do instead considering my interests.

Aristofane, if not Cinque Terre, where would the best places for hiking be? Thanks again for all suggestions/critiques. Pizza venice swansea Edited: March 06, 2017, 10:33 pm

This website details a lot of hikes in Liguria that could serve as alternatives to the very popular ones in Cinque Terre: https://liguriah.wordpress.com.

I actually think your updated itinerary is not bad; you’ve identified your priorities of Venice and coast and reserved a couple of days in Rome for the limited things you want to see there. Miami fl pizza hut Just know that you have a couple of longer train trips.

I’ll be traveling to Italy (from the US) June 8 – 18 and as the title says I could use some advice on my itinerary and where it might be smart to adjust it. Naples fl pizza hut My rationalizations for the way it’s designed is the g/f is wanting to see Venice and ride in a Gondola, of course. Orlando fl pizza hut Cinque Terre looks like something we just can’t afford to miss and the more we talk about it, we may end up trading one of the Rome days for an extra in CT. Orlando florida pizza delivery There are only 2 things we want to see in Rome. Naples florida pizza restaurants The Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel. Orlando florida pizza restaurants Naples basically just for the pizza (don’t judge) and as a means of getting to Capri Island to do Blue Grotto. Orlando florida pizza places Completely open to adjustments, especially the extra day in Rome. Naples florida pizza places Where am I messing up or just not considering and what would you recommend?

Friday – Eurostar to Naples and Ferry to Capri Island for Blue Grotto early – Stay the night in Naples

It would be more efficient to go straight from Cinque Terre to Naples, spend a couple of nights there, and end up in Rome.

You’re spreading yourself thin in your 10 days. Marco’s pizza venice fl Personally, I’d make the hard decision to cut something.

Do you realize it takes over 6 hours by train to get from Venice to the CT? That means when you add the hour before and after the train ride that day is lost to travel giving you a single day in the CT.

The trip from the CT to Rome takes at least 3 hours so 5 hours out of your day will be lost to travel and if you decide to go from the CT to Naples you’ll lose 7 total hours to travel.

Basically, you’re trying to visit 5 different cities in just 8 full days. Old venice pizza co memphis This is too much travel and not enough visiting. Old venice pizza co starkville ms Cut out half of what you have planned.

It’s a shame that the villages of the Cinque Terre have gotten so much publicity. Domino’s pizza venice ca Be prepared for crowds and lots of travel time–5 to 6 hours from Venice and about 5.5 to Rome. Naples florida pizza delivery On top of that it’s customary to add about an hour on either side of a train journey when changing hotels. Miami beach pizza delivery This famous video shows crowds at the Corniglia train station in May, and that may or may not have been a day when a cruise ship was in port:

The amount of time is not enormous and there are too many places, all in different regions and not so easy to reach one from another. Rome best pizza restaurant The plan looks made as if “when in Italy” one could visit all the places one has already heard about, no matter which location, just as long as “in Italy”. Miami best pizza coupons Moreover, all these places are extremely trivialized by mass tourism. Miami best pizza You risk to run here and there not to be able to enjoy any place, and to find yourself always among hordes of other tourists. Rome best pizza I would keep Venice, Rome and Naples and cut out Cinque Terre.

“It’s a shame that the villages of the Cinque Terre have gotten so much publicity. Venice pizza in ridgefield ct “

Yes, but it’s also a shame that so many people just want to do what other people do. Venice beach pizza stoney creek As far as I am concerned, I plan to visit a place if I think that it is interesting for me, no matter how much publicity it gets.

All good feedback and I’m trying to take it in stride. Mama maria’s pizza venice fl I think counter to most people, I’m not looking for a relaxed vacation as much as I’m looking for experiences and being able to see as much as possible. Domino’s pizza in venice florida I typically will sleep 5 hours a day on vacation and don’t stop outside of that.

My biggest interests for this trip in order are Nature, Architecture, Food, and Photography. Tampa fl pizza hut I’m not one to spend all day in museums. Marco’s pizza in venice fl One to two and I would be more than satisfied. Marco’s pizza venice fl coupons The big draw to Cinque Terre for me is the hiking (Via dell’Amore and Sentiero Azzurro (Vernazza to Monterroso path), the beach, and it looks to have a lot of great photography opportunities.

I have a lot of time in Rome, but seriously, the only things I really care about seeing there are the Colosseum and Sistine Chapel. Tampa florida pizza restaurants I could live without Venice, but that’s the girlfriend’s pick and all the guys know how that goes.

The time management suggestions are well taken, but what I would like to see is what you recommend I do instead considering my interests.

Aristofane, if not Cinque Terre, where would the best places for hiking be? Thanks again for all suggestions/critiques. Venice pizza & pasta coatesville pa Edited: 06 March 2017, 09:33

This website details a lot of hikes in Liguria that could serve as alternatives to the very popular ones in Cinque Terre: https://liguriah.wordpress.com.

I actually think your updated itinerary is not bad; you’ve identified your priorities of Venice and coast and reserved a couple of days in Rome for the limited things you want to see there. Tampa florida pizza hut Just know that you have a couple of longer train trips.

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