Travel Blogs from Pineto
... closer ?"........ asked Noel.
Mmmmm, this could be tricky ........So I went into full "convincement" mode: the drive would be spectacular, he would love putting Ronaldo through his paces , probably be a bit like the Monza tracetrack, we could pop into the seaside, have a swim and lunch by the Adriatic, stay overnight in the lovely town of Ascoli Piceno ......As Noel has been known to say "Happy Wife, Happy Life" , he agreed, fulling knowing that he was being ...
Boiled the kettle (aka saucepan) for our first cup of tea. It's cold!! The rain only got heavier, so we decided to give the ride a miss and go for a Wienerschnitzel instead! After lunch we walked to another cafe to use their wifi. We started with hot chocolate and apple strudel, and finished with a beer! After dinner we chatted again with Adele and Trevor, then we watched a movie in bed! It's so ...
We got up early and did a 50km loop before the forecast storms. Was a lovely ride! We went over Passo Compolongo (opposite direction), Passo Falzarego and Passo Valparola. We snoozed when we got back to the van and had some warm left over curry for lunch. In the afternoon we spent time trying to fix the laptop, wandered through town and had a beer and a spritz before heading back to the van for dinner. It's bitterly cold! Bring back the hot days and balmy ...
We headed to the tourist office on our bikes (about 1.5km descent into town). We got a good cycling and a hiking map. Unfortunately the weather turned, the rain started. So we rode back to the van, got changed and walked back to Corvara. We stopped for lunch at Fornella - pizza and lasagne! A lovely way to spend the rainy day. Once the rain stopped we wandered through ...
Today we ventured further afield to visit Ascoli Piceno, and explore the old town. We took the little tourist train to get the most out of the visit, which started from the main square - where a lot of the beautiful buildings are built in travertine marble. We also had a chance to try their famous stuffed olives which were yum ...
Other places to stay in Pineto
Via Francia, 1, Pineto | 3 star hotelfrom $74
Lungomare dei Pini, Pineto | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Via XXV Aprile, Pineto | 3 star hotelfrom $107
Borgo S. Maria, Pineto | Hotelfrom $62
Via Roma 56, Pineto | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Via Respighi 24, Pineto | Hotelfrom $76
Via Romania 2, Pineto | Hotelfrom $60