Going to Italy need help re Rome Capri and Sorento

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1. Posted by WalshGirl (First Time Poster 1 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!


There is 4 girls going to Italy in the begining of Sept we are going flying with Ryanair to Ciampino Airport is there transport service from there into Rome. We have no hotels booked yet could you recommend good hotels that are not very expensive and central enough we are going staying in Rome for 3 days then hope to travel to Capri for 2 days and Sorento for 5 days dont know much about the transport in Italy and what is the best way to travel not sure if we are doing this the correct way can anyone help in letting us know what we can do and see and how much money you would need to take for this lenght of time away and where to go for restuarant and bars..


2. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Hey H.

Will send you a detailed PM as soon as I can. A little swamped at work right now, but stay tuned.


3. Posted by LittleMad (Full Member 42 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

there are a trains from Ciampino to Rome. it's fast and chepeast way to arrive in center of Rome.

I suggest you buy lonely planet guide about italy, it's real good guide.
I have to australia and england, and i find in all usefull suggests.

I don't know good B&B, hotel, or hostel in Rome, i never used.
best way i think it's train... but it's better than you will buy ticket very soon as possible.

it's link to only train company in italy.

I think that Rome had more things to view than Sorrento, and you must calculate how time you need to move between places that you had choice.

and 10 days it's not enaough to see all Rome eheheheh
So, try to see on web site hours in which trains will go and will arrive.

In Rome you can use simply Metro and Bus (there are some bus in night after midnight)

good travel

4. Posted by Brilla (Budding Member 3 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

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5. Posted by mesti (Inactive 9 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

You might want to consider the town of Amalfi as a central location to stay for several days. From there you can take buses or tours to places like Ravelo, Paestum, Pompei, and the ferry to Capri/Anacapri/Positano. Amalfi itself has a little beach, shopping, and the beautiful Piazza Duomo cathedral/crypt. There are several hotels in Amalfi--a friend highly recommends Maison La Ninfa Bed and Breakfast. I think it is a ten minute walk to the buses. URL is www.laninfa.com and e-mail them at bblaninfa@libero.it

6. Posted by dchung3 (Budding Member 18 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Positano is beautiful. Can't wait till I'm there again, watching the waves crash onto the shore, drinking the lemon drink =)

7. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Just for the record, tho I'm sure it's been mentioned elswhere, the cheapest (not fastest) way into Rome from Ciampino, particularly if you arrive at a silly time when no other transport is running, is with the Terravision bus service - http://www.terravision.it/.

Whales and dolphins, whales and dolphins, yeah.

8. Posted by sarahstr (Inactive 9 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

I went to Sorrento and Capri last summer, both are really nice but Capri was very expensive, so if your on a tight budget it might be better to stay in Sorrento or Almalfi and just visit Capri for a day, although if you can afford it the nightlife there is great! Also, Ischia is worth visiting for the beaches, as we only found tiny beaches where it costs about 10 euros to hire a sunbed around Sorrento.