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Dennis met us at our hotel near the Pantheon and we spent several hours walking through Campo De’ Fiori and the various markets and restaurants in that area. We began at a pastry shop for cappuccino and cannoli. We moved on to a pizza shop, a store selling meats and cheeses and toured the Campo De’ Fiori market as well, sampling olive oils and balsamic vinegars and such. We ended at a lovely restaurant for a pasta lunch prepared by the most delightful lady in her 80’s.  
 

Dennis was engaging and so informative about what we were seeing and experiencing. The amount of food provided was surprising (in a good way!). We couldn’t begin to eat it all, so Dennis made sure any left overs were boxed up at each stop and we took it back to the hotel. All in all it was a terrific tour - maybe 3-4 hours in length. 

How can we get in touch with Dennis for this tour? Do you mind telling me the names of the places for the pastry shop, pizza and lunch? This sounds like a wonderful tour and we love RIL!

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On 1/4/2020 at 12:18 PM, gbcruise said:

Dennis met us at our hotel near the Pantheon and we spent several hours walking through Campo De’ Fiori and the various markets and restaurants in that area. We began at a pastry shop for cappuccino and cannoli. We moved on to a pizza shop, a store selling meats and cheeses and toured the Campo De’ Fiori market as well, sampling olive oils and balsamic vinegars and such. We ended at a lovely restaurant for a pasta lunch prepared by the most delightful lady in her 80’s.  
 

Dennis was engaging and so informative about what we were seeing and experiencing. The amount of food provided was surprising (in a good way!). We couldn’t begin to eat it all, so Dennis made sure any left overs were boxed up at each stop and we took it back to the hotel. All in all it was a terrific tour - maybe 3-4 hours in length. 

How can we get in touch with Dennis for this tour? Do you mind telling me the names of the places for the pastry shop, pizza and lunch? This sounds like a wonderful tour and we love RIL!

The pizza shop was called Forno. The meat and cheese shop was Norcineria Viola. I did not take a photo of the pastry shop or restaurant where we had lunch, and don’t recall their names.  As for contacting Dennis, I’d just go to Rome in Limo’s website and send an email to Jany using their contact info. Then inquire about this tour and ask for Dennis if you’d like.  He really was terrific and it was a fun tour. 

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I am thinking we might want to do Rome In Limo, to see the Amalphi Coast from Naples.

I want to do the best of the best for that...  and not worry that they won't get us back to the ship.

 

Looking at their website for pre-cruise in Rome, or transfers to the port, they seem to be priced a lot more than similar options.  Maybe 50Eu more for the transfer to port.

Has anybody else run across this?    Am I reading this right?

 

 

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On 12/22/2019 at 2:42 PM, Pens fan said:

Food and beverages were included.  It was a walking tour, so no transportation was required.  Dennis met us at our hotel which was an easy 5-10 minute walk to our first stop.  I'm sure if you were staying further away, they could make arrangements for you, though - possibly at an added cost.

 

Yes, it make sense if your hotel is in down town Rome.

Thanks a lot

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We have tried to book our late May/early June 2020 transfers to/from Civitavecchia with RomeinLimo, but, unfortunately they are already fully booked on our dates. They suggested another company, ItalyPrivateExcursion, which has availability but seems a bit more expensive. I am also looking at RomeCabs, Rome Airporter, Rome Transfer Tour, Limousinecruiservice, among others. Several of these are well-rated on TripAdvisor. We are hoping to be picked up at Termini station and then transferred from Civitavecchia to a hotel near FCO airport after our cruise. Any suggestions on best service, rates, etc? Any of these to avoid? 

 

Thanks!

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On 1/12/2020 at 10:48 AM, Wishing on a star said:

I am thinking we might want to do Rome In Limo, to see the Amalphi Coast from Naples.

I want to do the best of the best for that...  and not worry that they won't get us back to the ship.

 

Looking at their website for pre-cruise in Rome, or transfers to the port, they seem to be priced a lot more than similar options.  Maybe 50Eu more for the transfer to port.

Has anybody else run across this?    Am I reading this right?

 

 

We've used  Rome In  Limo on two cruises so far.  Both times we booked them for 3 ports each.  They are WONDERFUL!  In fact, last year while in Rome we decided to go with them again in Naples (the next day) and they were very accommodating.  If their prices are a little higher they are definitely worth it.  From the vehicle they pick you up in, the knowledgeable and friendly driver, the ease in which you can alter your excursion is well worth the difference in price.  The drivers are constantly in touch with other drivers and Jany and they keep each other informed of the traffic so if traffic is getting bad they will make sure that they are on the road in enough time to get you back to the ship.  The Amalphi Coast is beautiful!  You'll love it!  I am confident that you won't go wrong going with Rome In Limo.

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We did a private.  The first time we used Rome In Limo we had two family members that had to drop out due to medical.  We found out after our excursion in talking with some people on the ship that they would have loved to join us.  The second time it was again just those in our party.

 

If you go to your ships forum and post your Rome In Limo excursion you may be surprised that there are people wanting to join you which will help with your budget. 

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On 1/12/2020 at 10:48 AM, Wishing on a star said:

I am thinking we might want to do Rome In Limo, to see the Amalphi Coast from Naples.

I want to do the best of the best for that...  and not worry that they won't get us back to the ship.

 

Looking at their website for pre-cruise in Rome, or transfers to the port, they seem to be priced a lot more than similar options.  Maybe 50Eu more for the transfer to port.

Has anybody else run across this?    Am I reading this right?

 

 

There are quite a few companies that offer tours of the Amalfi Coast from Naples.

We did a W Med cruise in Sept 2019.   From my research, I had a list of a dozen vendors that I found from doing searches on cruisecritic.  Trip reports were the best resource;  I did searches on the Italy forum as well as several cruiselines.    italytours is the big one mentioned frequently. If you look back 4pgs you'll find a VERY long thread similar to this RIL thread.  ( I didn't use them because they wouldn't modify the itinerary to meet our needs)

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On 1/12/2020 at 1:48 PM, Wishing on a star said:

I am thinking we might want to do Rome In Limo, to see the Amalphi Coast from Naples.

I want to do the best of the best for that...  and not worry that they won't get us back to the ship.

 

Looking at their website for pre-cruise in Rome, or transfers to the port, they seem to be priced a lot more than similar options.  Maybe 50Eu more for the transfer to port.

Has anybody else run across this?    Am I reading this right?

 

 

Romeinlimo does a fabulous tour of the Aladdin coast and were happy to adapt to our needs.  The full Amalfi is beautiful ...,,go all the way to Ravello and have a nice lunch at a scenic restaurant.  You will not be disappointed and they always get you back In time.  They do this all of the time and I have been their client for years.  Have fun.  Ciao, Alice

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On 1/23/2020 at 10:30 PM, shopping is fun said:

We have tried to book our late May/early June 2020 transfers to/from Civitavecchia with RomeinLimo, but, unfortunately they are already fully booked on our dates. They suggested another company, ItalyPrivateExcursion, which has availability but seems a bit more expensive. I am also looking at RomeCabs, Rome Airporter, Rome Transfer Tour, Limousinecruiservice, among others. Several of these are well-rated on TripAdvisor. We are hoping to be picked up at Termini station and then transferred from Civitavecchia to a hotel near FCO airport after our cruise. Any suggestions on best service, rates, etc? Any of these to avoid? 

 

Thanks!

 

I have used http://www.italyprivatexcursion.com in the past for my airport and port transfers and would highly recommend them.

Have fun planning 🙂

 

 

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We've used Rome In Limo several times and I've haven't seen a better company.  We've used them for our own group and a couple other times we merged with people eon our ship.  Worked great either way.  Some of my favorite stories connect with RIL.  We still tell those stories.  And people I've referred tho RIL thanked me a lot.  I've been on dozens of tours from cruise ships and RIL is still the best.   

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On 2/3/2020 at 1:13 PM, AliceS said:

Romeinlimo does a fabulous tour of the Aladdin coast and were happy to adapt to our needs.  The full Amalfi is beautiful ...,,go all the way to Ravello and have a nice lunch at a scenic restaurant.  You will not be disappointed and they always get you back In time.  They do this all of the time and I have been their client for years.  Have fun.  Ciao, Alice

 

You mean the Amalfi coast Alice, right 🙂

 

 

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Going with Rome in Limo in May for 3 ports. Messina Mt Etna and Tamaoria, Naples Pompeii and surrounding areas, and Rome on your own.  Jany has already been very helpful. 

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Rome In Limo is the only way to go!  You will not be disappointed.  They make your trip more memorable than you can imagine.  Jany is very helpful and will go above and beyond.

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