Antico Borgo di Tignano
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... are very patriotic to their particular area, hence the wearing of the scarves. The back of the cathedral housed a small museum and we marvelled at the centuries old clothes and the guide explained about all the palios. I was a bit confused by what these signified and felt too ignorant to want to ask. They were like wall hangings, some of them hundreds of years old.
We continued walking on through the town. It was very busy with lots of tourists ...
... and are a lot longer than a few kilometres as we were to find out! The villages are mainly pedestrianised however there is a road well above the villages which is how the towns receive fruit and vegetables.We stayed in Vernazza which was one of the villages closest to the sea. As there is only one Main Street we managed to find our accommodation quite easily and rang the man who I had been emailing. Long story but basically we think he double booked (though blamed it on ...
... the size of our vehicle, putting J-P’s parallel parking skills to the test. One small adjustment and we were in! The city of art and culture lay before us. The Medeci family was a powerful family that fostered the development of the arts in Florence. The last Medeci heir donated all of the works of arts from the family with the understanding it would all remain in Florence. This led to the creation of L’Academia (primarily sculpture) and ...
... looked at each other and we said, why aren't there any Italians on the trail. Well they are laying on the beach chairs on the shore line.
Since there were severe landslides between two of the cities in 2011 and the second trails are tougher than the primary trail, we picked the boat option and sailed to the 3rd city. We hiked on to the 4th city and called it a day. ...
... too we’ve heard but it has been closed for a few seasons because of a landslide so they have you take different route. It was incredible how strenuous it was. We consider ourselves to be "in shape" for the most part but this trail kicked our behinds. Up, up, up rock steps and then down, down, down more rock steps. For two hours. We stopped in Corniglia for lunch (mozzarella, lettuce and tomato on a foccacia roll in case you were wondering) and ...