Hotel Villa Medici - Sea Hotels Group
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I do not have anything I want to say about Naples. We walked over to the oldest part of Naples, as this is one of the main tourist places and not to be missed, apparently, and it was disgusting, loud, and full of mafia looking people and black as night Africans, that get up in your business. Get me out of ...
... some lunch before heading into the Pompeii site. We decided not to do a guided 2 hour tour but hired audio guides and do it ourself. We had no appreciation of the size of this historical site. We managed to walk around seeing so many ruins and listening to the audio guide but I became frustrated with the audio guide as it often instructed you to enter a building but there were iron gates stopping you, obviously the audio guides have not been updated for a while. We managed ...
... driver let us off and warned us to keep an eye on our bags and drove quickly away.....another bad sign one might think. We went through an open arch in the dark alley and up a scary lift to the second floor of this old run down building once the palace of Sisto Riario Sforza, the last archbishop of Naples in the Bourbon Kingdom. The second floor was renovated and had lovely marble floors and some really old antique furniture. The breakfast ...
... of what Rome would be like. The energy that made Naples so, well, energizing, I also thought could become draining, if it went on for weeks or months.
In any case, our the first day, before our friends arrived, Christina and I walked up through the narrow streets of one of the poorer neighbourhoods of the city towards Capodimonte. Almost everyone gets around on motorinos in this area, young and old, singles and ...
... is better preserved as the thick mud flow that covered Herculaneum fossilised everything rather than the burning pumice that rained on Pompeii and destroyed much of the upper levels of houses. Herculaneum was a small town port town of around 4000 people (smaller than Pompeii), used as a resort town by the rich Romans. The beach is how we first entered Herculaneum - or it used to be. The shoreline is now several KM's from here. According to our audioguide, the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility