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KashifN
06-13-2011, 11:07 AM
Hi guys,

I'm planning a visit to Italy next month. I'd already booked a hotel in Florence when I realised whilst checking Google Maps that I recognised some of the sites in Florence from AC2. Cool, i thought!

But it got me thinking, which other places could i visit to make my visit take in the AC2 + ACB locations?

I'm planning a visit to Rome too (so obviously, I've already got the Colosseum down on my list).

Thanks
Kash.

Chamboozer
06-13-2011, 11:26 AM
You could go to Venice, although that place is even more of a tourist hell than Florence and Rome.

Moultonborough
06-13-2011, 11:38 AM
Yes, but Venice is in the complete other direction(North). Not to mention the whole city sinks twice a day. It's great having to walk over plywood wherever you gohttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

LieutenantJojo
06-13-2011, 11:42 AM
I visited Italy, on a schooltrip, not too long ago and we went to Venice, Florence and San Gimignano from AC2. Venice and Florence are nice, but San Gimignano was absolutely fabulous. It's small, but it's really beautiful. The view from outside the city wall is AMAZING! I really recommend stopping there for a visit. Oh, and if you do, don't forget to buy yourself some ice cream. They have the best ice cream EVER.

lukaszep
06-13-2011, 11:46 AM
Um..Vatican city? That's AC2 and AC:B http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif
Castel Sant'Angelo, The Pantheon?
If you happen to end up in Tuscany you should go to Monteriggioni. It's very different from the game but a nice place.

albertwesker22
06-13-2011, 11:49 AM
It would be great to visit Italy (never been) I've been to Istanbul but thats the only AC location I've visited.

You could go to Monteriggioni? That would probably be the most surreal place to be.

HIBEE12
06-13-2011, 11:51 AM
well im going to florence for my bday so i'll be going all these places aswell, my recomendation Monteriggioni, while its not a tourist place with no tourist places to stay it would be nice to see, p.s im going end of next month

O6EvolutionIXMR
06-13-2011, 12:22 PM
Spent a good 2 weeks last year on my honeymoon in Italy.

Check out my photos...

Was in Florence for 4 days of the 2 weeks my wife and I spent in Italy for our honeymoon.
Four days in Rome, 4 in Florence, 2 in Venice, & the rest skipping around to a couple other places.

http://andreneves.net/f327303846

Assassin8me
06-13-2011, 12:39 PM
If you do so, id also recommend going on a tour of AC 1.
Id do it myself, ofcourse, but it would take me about 4 hours. Oh the benefites of Israel :P

KashifN
06-13-2011, 12:44 PM
Thanks for the responses guys...

OK, so I have so far:
Cathedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (remember climbing that in AC2???) - Firenze
The Colosseum (Rome)
Vatican City
The Pantheon (Rome)
Monterrigioni - (just saw the pics in Google StreetView and looks sooo much like in the game)

Can anyone jog my memory and tell me what happens at Castel Sant Angelo in the game?

Any other suggestions guys?

Kash.

LieutenantJojo
06-13-2011, 12:52 PM
Originally posted by KashifN:
Thanks for the responses guys...

OK, so I have so far:
Cathedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (remember climbing that in AC2???) - Firenze
The Colosseum (Rome)
Vatican City
The Pantheon (Rome)
Monterrigioni - (just saw the pics in Google StreetView and looks sooo much like in the game)

Can anyone jog my memory and tell me what happens at Castel Sant Angelo in the game?

Any other suggestions guys?

Kash.

Castel Sant'Angelo is were the pope (Rodrigo Borgia) stays and where you save Caterina Sforza in ACB.

albertwesker22
06-13-2011, 01:04 PM
Originally posted by Assassin8me:
If you do so, id also recommend going on a tour of AC 1.
Id do it myself, ofcourse, but it would take me about 4 hours. Oh the benefites of Israel :P

Westerners have a phobia when it comes to Middle East http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

O6EvolutionIXMR
06-13-2011, 01:30 PM
Originally posted by albertwesker22:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Assassin8me:
If you do so, id also recommend going on a tour of AC 1.
Id do it myself, ofcourse, but it would take me about 4 hours. Oh the benefites of Israel :P

Westerners have a phobia when it comes to Middle East http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Most westerners over here think of the middle east as a whole like the most "Babel" with Brad Pitt(I know it takes place in Morocco which isn't in the mid-east). Sadly, it is a misonseption driven mainly by the garbage we call "the media".

Xanatos2007
06-13-2011, 01:47 PM
You can access 'Database > Locations' in the pause menu of AC2/B and get a full list of landmarks to visit.

masterfenix2009
06-13-2011, 01:54 PM
Originally posted by Moultonborough:
Yes, but Venice is in the complete other direction(North). Not to mention the whole city sinks twice a day. It's great having to walk over plywood wherever you gohttp://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Ya but I think he should take the chance. I thunk I heard someone say that it is slowly going away.

O6EvolutionIXMR
06-13-2011, 02:08 PM
Venice is tiny. We spent 2 days there and probably wouldn't spend more than that. Everything brought into the city(people/supplies) is by boat. Gondola rides are stupid-expensive(as much a flight across half of Europe) but they're everywhere. I would suggest taking a latenight stroll thru the city at night as it's one of the most amazing experiences in my life. It makes you feel like you have been transported back 400 years in the past.

Be sure to visit the Basilica di San Marco & Doge's Palace. Lots of history in both those locations. The map room inside the Dodge's palace was amazing. St. Marco has great Byzantine architecture which we'll be seeing more of in AC:R.
And don't miss Cafe Florian in the square. Oldest coffee shop in the world. It was expensive but really good. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif