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Port of Call Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna, A Jewel On The Northern Adriatic Ravenna in the northern Italian province of Emilia Romagna is a bit off usual cruise itineraries but is gaining in interest. Located only two and a half hours from Venice by train and with frequent service starting at €12 it is a popular day trip for people visiting Venice. Ravenna, […]

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Rome’s Enotecas / Wine Bars

After a long day walking thru the sights of Rome with maybe a late lunch on the Via Veneto what would be better than finding a wine bar for happy hour – just the perfect finish to a great Roman day. Italian wine bars are called Enoteche, an Italian word derived from a Greek word […]

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Cruise Port of Livorno, Italy

Livorno, Italy – Cruise Gateway To Pisa And Florence Livorno is a popular cruise port of call, primarily for its location only a short distance from Pisa with Florence, an hour away by train. Pisa is only 17 miles away and Florence is a little over 75 miles and both can be reached on the […]

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The Cruise Port of Naples, Italy

Port of Call Naples, Pompeii & Sorrento Naples is a major metropolitan area with a number of historical sites and several nearby destinations of interest. First is Pompeii, the ancient Roman city that was buried by an eruption from Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Another popular side trip is to Sorrento. It is one of […]

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Port of Ravenna on the Italian Adriatic Coast

Ravenna, A Jewel On The Northern Adriatic Ravenna in the northern Italian province of Emilia Romagna is a bit off usual cruise itineraries but is gaining in interest. Located only two and a half hours from Venice by train and with frequent service starting at €12 it is a popular day trip for people visiting Venice. Ravenna, […]

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Europe Restaurants &

Rome’s Trimani Enoteca, a Wine Bar

After a long day walking thru Rome and a late lunch on the Via Veneto finding a wine bar for happy hour would be just the place to unwind. Trimani Enoteca A good choice would be the highly rated Trimani Enoteca which genuinely deserves the praise it gets. Trimani has been a name in Rome […]

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Civitavecchia – Port of Call Rome

Introduction The Cruise Port of Civitavecchia is a seaside city and the port serving the city of Rome. The city is served by frequent train service from and to Rome along with regular service to other Italian destinations. The Cruise port is only a short five or six block walk from the train station along […]

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Rome Cruise Port of Civitavecchia

. Rome’s Cruise Port is Civitavecchia which is one of the Mediterranean’s Two Major Cruise Departure Ports. If you are spending time in Rome ahead of a cruise or are flying in, the trip to Civitavecchia requires some planning as it is not a short distanceGeneral The Cruise Port of Civitavecchia is a seaside city and […]

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The Port of Venice, Italy

Port of Call Venice One of the most popular ports of call on Mediterranean cruises, Venice (in Italian Venezia) is also regularly an over-night stay for many cruise itineraries and a port of departure for some cruises. It is an island city criss-crossed with a number of canals and is home to the iconic gondola. […]

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Civitavecchia, Rome’s Cruise Port

General – Civitavecchia is a seaside city and major port serving the city of Rome. The city is served by frequent train service from Rome along with service to other Italian destinations. The Cruise port is only a short five or six block walk along the waterfront on Via Aurelia. Once at the port there […]