map of Rome

Jun 4th, 2006, 03:25 PM
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map of Rome

I need a good map of Rome. Which is the best? How far is it from the Colosseum to the Baths of Caracalla?
I'd like to walk if it's not too far.
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Jun 4th, 2006, 04:59 PM
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You can check walking distances on mappy.com by clicking on pedestrian routes.

Streetwise Maps are popular, but I also like the Red Maps.
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Jun 4th, 2006, 05:34 PM
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I checked out all the maps at Borders and Barnes & Noble today and decided on the Streetwise one, though I alaready have good maps of Rome. I like the fact it's laminated; it's a decent scale; and it's not one of those pop-up things that seems like it would be a nightmare refolding every time you finished looking at it.
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Jun 4th, 2006, 08:02 PM
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Here is another vote for the Streetwise maps. We have used them in several European cities incl. Rome and really like them a lot.
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Jun 5th, 2006, 04:08 AM
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Thank you everyone for you map information. I'll go to Barnes and Noble and get the streetwise map. I'll also use the mappy site.
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Jun 5th, 2006, 07:54 AM
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Hi Mckim,

I have used the Streetwise maps for Rome and Venice. I found them excellent, detailed and easy to read. I liked the fact that they list all the sites and churches and give coordinates for them too. The lamination is a big plus, really makes it last under heavy use!

Buon viaggio!
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Jun 5th, 2006, 09:04 AM
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roughguide map is excellent, as is touring club italiano

you can most definitely walk from colosseum to Baths of Caracalla - you will pass through interesting landscape on caelian hill and past or near several ancient churches - can continue on to appian way if you feel vigourous!
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