Hotel Relais Al Convento
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... for dinner, as we hadn't explored this town very thoroughly the previous day. We found plenty of small cobbled streets filled with cafes, bars, shops and people everywhere. It really is a great town to be in, so it depends what you are after when choosing where to stay. Amazingly some friends were staying in Monterosso at exactly the same time we were in CT, but I didn't get their fb msg until we were on the train to rome the following ...
... around to collect and fill their bags with the wedding treats. Tourists and locals alike were all reaching out for their share of the sweets. We returned to buy our paper cones of seafood treats and they tasted one hundred per cent better than they looked. So glad we tried them. Out on the railway side tracks and we were joined by about 50 or more of the wedding party who had a carriage of the train booked to ferry everyone to the reception. A fairly roudy wedding ...
... could find anyway) but it was nice to stroll around. We had lunch at the Mamma Mia Takeaways - playing constant ABBA songs from the movie of the same name. They serve fish and chips, chicken and chips, anchovies and chips, calamari and chips etc in a cone. It's quite a novel way to eat, so of course we had to have some. After our walk through the town we sat for latte's and vanilla cake and apple cake. It was nice and relaxing!
We then boarded a train with the goal to ...
... Euro Cup between Italy and Spain. It was a good game, but Spain won, boo.
Our final day in Cinque Terre we spent on the ferry boat that stops in all of the towns except for Corniglia because it's too rocky there. It was a great way to see all the towns together from the ocean view and a fun ride on the rocky waves. We were able to stop and have lunch in the only town we hadn't seen yet, Monterosso, and lay on ...
... I’m not sure why that would be the case? Given the huge number of people, I could hardly wait to get out of there!
After due consideration of my back condition and general “state of exhaustion”, I decided to take the train instead of hiking from Vernazza to Corniglia. According to my memory, that hike is almost as difficult as the one I had just completed and I knew that I was in no shape to do that on a hot afternoon. A more sensible ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking