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August 8, 2014
Civitavecchia – Port of Rome
The port of Civitavecchia has long been the most important hub in Italy and is often called the "Port of Rome." It is also one of the most important in the Mediterranean in terms of the number of cruise passengers that reach its banks each year. We think that most of the passengers on the Nieuw Amsterdam took a tour to Rome. Since we are going to spend five days in Rome later on ...
The big day has arrived and we are on the train to the port of Rome, Civitavecchia, after a very big day in Rome visiting the Vatican. The weather is beautiful for cruising, sunny and warm; hopefully this will continue and allow us to have a really good first experience of cruising. I am a bit worried about the weather in The Greek Isles though, however time ...
... quite passionate about British politics and does not like Tony Blair one bit.
Dinner was good. Jamie had paeperdile pasta with a veal and mushroom sauce with prosciutto wrapped shrimp. Scott had Carpaccio with a Caesar salad with shrimp and the prosciutto wrapped shrimp. For dessert Jamie had the goat cheese mouse and I had the hazelnut panna cotta.
The rest of the evening was spent relaxing in the room and we watched the ...
... used to be the seaside resort for the residents of Rome, aka the Romans. The train takes around an hour to get to Rome, and this was the place to go for weekend jaunts to the seaside. The beach isn't great and as such it has fallen rather out of fashion, like so many seaside towns back home. It still has a lot of people coming through to catch cruise ships and ferries, and although it does have some forts and ancient roman ruins of its own, most ...
Sept 11 - Civitevechia, Italy
'Peripezia' - thats Italian for adventure :-)
I had my name on the list for the tour "Rome on your own by Private Train' - yea, didn't get it ! NP - I did my own tour by public train :-) A little three (yes 3) hour delay starting due to a full blown crew drill so I hit the rails at noon. Not much time but what the hell. My thoughts - a couple of hours in Rome is better ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSunbay Park Hotel Civitavecchia
Nice clean rooms. Upgraded to Oceanview. Had a wonderful dinner with our friends Ed and MJ. Fur course meal with a fabulous Mille fiore desert.
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