Nuovo Hotel del Porto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of great bankers from 13thC and sheep farmers. Medici dynasty the rulers of Tuscany showed great support for artists. Chianti full bodied red wine is grown in Tuscan region. One of famous wines produced in Tuscany. Many olive trees as well. Walking in Rome. Trevi fountain. Basilica Santa Maria. Used for Roman ...
... and that it had to be tall enough so that a person riding a horse could easily pass under it. I suppose that the areas between the walkways in those days were possibly open sewers. Anyway it makes getting around the city easy, and I have enjoyed their shelter during a couple of heavy thunderstorms.
The other main attraction is two brick towers, built in the 1300's. The tallest one is 100mtr high and has another one of those 500 step internal staircases to climb up ...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
... strange little show. There were a few rides and popcorn etc. Ziggy had a melt down trying to decide which 1 thing to go on....... We decided to have a slow day the next day - wondering if Ziggy is just too overloaded. He is constantly asking questions and non stop talking and taking things in. Trying to learn new words, new countries and all the sights we are dragging him too. Lots of walking, late ...
... is one lane for both directions. However it's so quiet you can hear the cars coming and there's time to step off the road. I had wondered what would have happen if I met the evening bus as I passed the section where the stinging nettles line both sides of the road. It's a steep 5 km round trip to the Pieve Antica, a 12th century church. Roffeno is the same distance but a flatter walk along the road. I thought there might be a cute bar for a late afternoon aperitif ...