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Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

sarasota, florida
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Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

We are going to be in port in Civitavecchio for about 11 hours. We have been in Rome a number of times and would like to avoid the hours long commute and are looking for alternatives. I understand there isn't much to do in this port city. Are there other places worth exploring that are closer than Rome?

cruiser lee

Seaford, New York
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1. Re: Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

Well, what is the reply?

I may have about 5 hours before our cruise ship departs Civitavecchia.

I have also been Rome several times.

Are there restaurants close by, or, better still, areas that are nice to visit, like Portofino, or small towns?

Thanks.

B ob?

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2. Re: Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

I don't understand.

Your original heading was " Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchia.

So, when I clicked in on this, I expected to see some Alternatives, not

"Your message.

Please clarify. All I want is "Alternatives". I am to old to play games, which I have been doing wilth these PC's, since I retired, after 45 years with an airline, mostly working on a computer, very differently, then these stupid PC's language.

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3. Re: Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

There is nothing particularly attractive near Civitavecchia, which is probably why there have been no responses.

Yoeman3rd: Please do not be silly. The OP was asking for alternatives, as should be obvious from the post. None of the people who provide information on TA is paid, and we are not at your beck and call.

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4. Re: Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

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St Paul, MN
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5. Re: Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

Depending on the time available, Tarquina ia accessible by bus or train from Civitavecchia

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It has ann interesting Etruscan Musuem and tombs with painted frescos in them

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google map that has other links about Tarquinia

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the Cotral bus (blue bus marker) leaves you on the main piazza near the Museusm in Tarquiana

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This map shows where the bus stop in Civitavecchia. It is the red flame marker

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Edited: 14 January 2010, 19:38
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6. Re: Alternatives to Rome when in Civitavecchio

You could visit the Etruscan town of Tarquinia, about 20/30 min by car from Civitavecchia..

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