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a day to spare at the amalfi coast from rome

a day to spare at the amalfi coast from rome

Old Oct 26th, 2017, 12:23 PM
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a day to spare at the amalfi coast from rome

does any of your expertise suggests the must see place along the amalfi coast with a day to spare from Rome??? is it wisely done with our logistics that we take the express train from Rome to Naples and join a day tour of the amalfi coast and doing the round trip from Naples back to Rome??? our visits date are fixed for the first week of march'18
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 12:47 PM
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I would not recommend a one-day/zero-night round-trip from Rome to the Amalfi Coast. This sounds like a quite long and tiring day. Even if you could spend one night in Positano, Amalfi, or Ravello, there's still much too much time traveling and not nearly enough time to ***experience***.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 12:53 PM
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I agree with travelhorizons. It's too far.

There are other places for a much more reasonable day trip from Rome. If you share your itinerary and interests, perhaps you will get some suggestions.
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If you do day trip by train book those tickets ASAP for deep discounts vs walk-up fares - either go to Salerno where some tours may leave from or Naples - www.trenitalia.com - check www.seat61.com for sage advice booking your own online tickets; other sources of good info on trains: www.budgeteuropetravel.com and www.ricksteves.com.

If you can get a day tour that would be sweet - yes rather quick but at least can see the amazing coast.

If not Amalfi you could do Pompeii on your own - train to Naples and change to commuter train right to ancient Pompeii's entrance.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 01:18 PM
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thanx guys, but out time's tight tight, its either we do it or we don't, we thought we have a day to spare, we might as well maximize our time, its for sure tiring, no doubt, do you guys suggests we take the train from rome to naples and than join a tour from naples for the day trip???
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do you guys suggests we take the train from rome to naples and than join a tour from naples for the day trip???>

Tours may also on that run stop by Pompeii for a short look - yes book a tour from Naples or Salerno, on the eastern end of the Amalfi.

Who knows if you'll be back in Italy - go for it.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 01:31 PM
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thanx palenQ
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 01:49 PM
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If rain is in the forecast, consider how enjoyable this will be. FYI, many restaurants and shops will be closed at that time of year.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 02:03 PM
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@jean, it really's a gamble, isnt it???
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 02:05 PM
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I don't even understand the concept of "a day to spare". If that means there will simply not be anything left of value to you in or near Rome after a few days then just do it. I suspect you've already made the decision and no doubt you'll love it, because you'll have nothing that you might have done instead with which to compare.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 02:21 PM
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At the most, see Naples and perhaps, Pompeii.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 02:28 PM
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Better yet, Orvieto or Florence.
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Old Oct 26th, 2017, 02:57 PM
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IMO, no, it would not be worth it. If you said how much time you have for Rome, I missed it, but even if you really do have a spare day, there's a great deal that you could see near Rome that makes much more sense to me for a single day. JMO.
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I certainly would not plan on it for the first week of March. I absolutely love the AC, but would not go in March. Period.

You could figure out logistics for doing it on your own, then if you have a perfectly beautiful, warm day, go ahead and do it. However, Rome can keep you wonderfully occupied for days, if not weeks.
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I visited Capri and the AC in mid-April '08. I was pretty lucky with the weather overall, but I had enough time I could wait out the rain. I would not consider going in March.
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Old Oct 27th, 2017, 01:04 AM
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thank you'll for all your precious details.
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