Albergo Della Corte
Travel Blogs from Benevento
... treated us to water, wine, salami, cheese, bread, mozzarella, and fresh tomato! So fresh and delicious. We were then ushered into the tasting room where we were able to sample limoncello, cantaloupe liqueur, marmalade and breads drenched in lemon-flavored and regular-flavored olive oil . I couldn't help purchasing things to bring home. Next our motor coach arrived in Sorrento at the main ...
... for wine tastings and discovering tiny towns over the next 3 days.
Dad highlight - the size and complexity of Pompeii
Dad lowlight - wine bottles being picked up by the trash truck at 7:30am
Mom highlight - that people went to the spa daily to exercise, socialize, get massages and then relax in warm and cold baths
Mom lowlight - none
Brian highlight - having the wisdom ...
... Italian town. There's a wide pedestrian street with cafes where you can sit outside, several Roman monuments, churches, a sculpture garden, and a good theater with cultural events. Benevento, Latin Beneventum, city and archiepiscopal see, Campania regione, southern Italy. The city lies on a ridge between the Calore and Sabato rivers, northeast of Naples. It originated as Malies, a town of the Oscans, or Samnites; later known as Maleventum, ...
... headed back down toward the Villa de Misteri stop entrance of the old city Pompeii. After arriving there, we found a large line which was not moving (because some Italians were yelling at the ticket seller). We decided to take the .75 mile walk back up to the entrance near our Hotel.
After arriving at our entrance, it was pretty empty, so we grabbed our tickets (11 euros per person, no student discount) and entered inside around 10 AM. We walked around ...
... only this time, the road level is considerably below the pavement. Barbara explains that this is due to the level of filth that would have been present. Where I'm standing, beside the still visible wagon ruts, slaves would push and pull carts along here, knee deep! The boys, however, are on the raised pathway where the Citizens would walk. At least I know my place! We arrive at a typical Roman villa, that has had a roof built onto the existing structure. The philosophy here is ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet