BEST WESTERN Hotel Porto Antico
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... ledges and beautiful shapes and patterns chiselled from the blocks of stone they are made off. Really beautiful way off showing off the buildings, each having a different style and colour. Italy really is a beautiful place but I still can't get used to 3-4 hours lunch breaks where everything closes for the duration. So after an enormous day of walking and sightseeing, we headed back to Fifi and a feast of homemade (not by me) gnocchi and sauce, oh so yummy and well ...
... of tourists and a few locals to be seen. After checking out what was on offer, chose a tiny bar/cafe right on the water's edge for a coffee and home made tea cake with apple, delicious. We needed some food to fortify us for the hike to Coniglia, next village north. We start our walk on a sloping pathway, stopping for a few snaps looking back at the main settlement, then we head around the point and come across a padlocked gate blocking ...
... food, and a rest. I came past Mare Hotel in Savona. They showed me the room which was really nice, and parking in the basemant and as I went back to the reception they even gave me a discount.
Check in done and a quick shower later I went for a walk into the center of Savona to see if I could find a shop and some food. Most places were shut in the afternoon and wouldn't open until 6 pm, but in the end I found a little café on the beach that did sandwiches. I went ...
... reputed to be the glass chalice of the Last Supper.
Leaving there we ascended to another very elaborate Baroque church dedicated to the Jesuit order which was quite over the top to our tastes but included to paintings by Reubens. Finally we walked through one of the surviving gates of the old city walls & up to a relatively austere, by local standards Basilica.
Here we hopped on to a bus which took us out along the river ...
... politically incorrect note, we joked that Genoa is the Puerto Rico of Italy, not just because of the relatively large population of Spanish-speaking folks, but also because all the store windows were teeming with gaudy shoes, fake designer handbags, and lots of studs and sequins everywhere...sorry...hehe). And then something awesome happened: we found ourselves in the middle of some strange medieval parade, complete with bagpipes, bannermen, and a whole bunch ...