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    Short Bike Rental - 2 Days from Rome

    Update - we rented our bikes form Bikeaway in Rome. Last week he met us in Sutri and delivered the bikes, helmets, spare tires/tools, and flashing lights (in case we were on the road after dark - he was concerned for our safety!!). He even took our luggage and stored it in his shop in Rome -...
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    Food in Italy

    Well, I just got back from our pilgrimage from Siena to Rome and I though I'd provide information that would be helpful to others. Cullo is 100% correct - there are challenges to getting food. Breakfast is not early, nor is it a big hearty breakfast (no eggs, no hashbrowns, no pancakes)...
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    Food in Italy

    I read somewhere on the internet that pasta and pizza were not routinely available in Italy from 1400-1800 (I think that's the times it said). Is true? What are the BIG meal times and what are the smaller meal times. Here in the US, lunch a smaller meal is 1100-1400, with the big meal (dinner)...
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    Bagno Vignoni accommodations

    Thank you for the help andycohn.....we will be looking for someplace other than a "tourist mecca" to stay !!!
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    Bagno Vignoni accommodations

    Thank you for the suggestion and information on the trail. We wanted to stop in the hot springs which would be something different for us. Your comment on the type of tourists in BV is well taken. :)
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    Bagno Vignoni accommodations

    Can anyone recommend a place to stay in Bagno Vigoni that is inexpensive to moderate priced for a pilgrim. We will be there the end of October this year. I looked on the list of accommodations and nothing is listed. Searching Airbnb and Bookings.com found only places a over our limit. Thanks!
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    Credential

    I came across this topic with an internet search on how to obtain Credentials for the Via Francigena. I attemped to purchase it ahead of time so I did not have to worry about finding them during my vacation prior to hiking. The Via Francigena website has a link to purchase, which sent me to...
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    The road route from Radicofani to Aquapendente.

    Where would be the bus? From Centeno to Aquapedente ? Ponte Rigo to Aquapendente? Do they have hitchhiking in Italy?
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    Short Bike Rental - 2 Days from Rome

    Thank you, Frida1! I contacted Veloce, but they were not interested in our short rental period.:( I did find three VERY pleasant bike rental companies in Rome by emailing them. All were helpful in giving me prices for our trip rental. Top Bike Rental Rome For You Bikeaway I hope...
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    Short Bike Rental - 2 Days from Rome

    A friend and I are planning our hike from Lucca to Rome in Nov. 2019, but we are running out of days because we want to tour Rome for 2 days. We were wondering it it would be possible to rent bikes 4 days hike out of Rome and bike into Rome in 2 days. Say from Sutri to Rome. Anyone know of a...
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