Hotel Antiche Terme
Travel Blogs from Benevento
... watched a brief demonstration of inlaid wood making and headed down to the shoreline past the square. Then we shopped for cameos and inlaid wood. We went into an authentic cameo making shop and cut a bargain with the owner. We then headed to Pompeii for a guided tour after getting a brief cameo making demo at another shop. The ancient city of Pompeii with Mt. Vesuvius as it's backdrop was ...
... a driver to and from Pompeii, especially when it started hailing.
Brian lowlight - none
Claibourne highlight - the detail in the still-intact frescos in the ornate house in Pompeii
Claibourne lowlight - my broken and ultimately dilapidated umbrella
Christine highlight - walking through the brothel and taking in the "sights" while the 3 dogs wandered in and out
Christine lowlight - none
... Monuments from classical times include Trajan’s Arch (Porta Aurea; ad 114–117), the ruins of a Roman theatre, and the Ponte Lebbroso, a bridge over the Sabato River. The frequently rebuilt cathedral (founded 7th century), with magnificent bronze doors; the 12th-century cloister of the Church of Santa Sofia (8th century, rebuilt 1688); and the castle (1321) are notable medieval buildings. Benevento is an agricultural centre for wheat, ...
... perimeter of the old city and then cut through the middle of the archaeological site to ensure that we saw the pertinent sites. We made sure to see Apollo's temple, human figures, Forum, public house and Baths. We left the site at around 1 PM. We felt that we had seen most of the important things and were ready for our next adventure of the day; going to the top of Vesuvius.
The bus was supposed to leave around 2 PM, so we grabbed some Pizza in a ...
... rather than restore and occasionally we have to remind ourselves that the frescoes we see are original, and not copies - some of the colours are as vibrant as they would have been originally. The house is a square around a courtyard. We enter the building through a small corridor into an atrium where a marble basin is set into the floor. The rooms are high, but dark, as technology had not advanced to produce large panes of glass. We leave the house, and Barbara leads us to a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking