Caletta & Mietta
Travel Blogs from Castiglioncello
... and has a population of over 180,000. But we were off to Pisa and Firenze which you may know better as Florence. The thing that we were reminded of often through the commentary was the age of the buildings and the way things have changed over time. Today Pisa is some 10 kilometres from the coast, but in the 11th century it was a major seafaring town in the Mediterranean. Over the centuries of time, the coast has moved. Quite amazing.
It was my first time to Italy and it is a honeymoon trip with my husband.
Since we did not want to miss the famous cities for tourist, I could only choose one coastal area for this trip.
There are indeed many travelers have written about Cinque Terre already, but I still would like to contribute my effort to promote this lovely, wonderful and amazing place so that the poorly destroyed hiking trails can be restored soon.
... bottle. The track is extremely narrow in parts, anywhere else and you wouldn't dream of walking along it. Lots of people had fold up sticks to assist as there were very few rails and coming down was difficult. I was surprised at the number of families with children under 10 years that walked the track - one family had 4 young children, I saw the youngest being carried at one stage.
... in Italy as you do. Dinner was followed by a few limoncellos to help us sleep then it was time for bed.The next day we headed to Monterosso via the ferry boat which takes 10 minutes and had a relaxing day at the beach where you paid €15 for an umbrella and two chairs. The water was so warm and it was so nice to stop and not have to rush for a train or plane. We enjoyed another delightful local meal, the boys lasagne and Alice and I more seafood. Mussels, ...
... side and by caryatids and a telamon on the other: the latter represent St. Michael, the Evangelists, the four cardinal virtues flanking the Church, and a bold, naturalistic depiction of a naked Hercules. A central plinth with the liberal arts supports the four theological virtues.
The present day reconstruction of the pulpit is not the correct one. Now it lies not in the same original position, that was nearer the main altar, and the disposition of the columns and the panels ...
Other places to stay in Castiglioncello
Via Diego Martelli 12, Castiglioncello | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Via Corcos 8-9, Castiglioncello | 3 star hotelfrom $127
Via Marconi 15, Castiglioncello | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Via Aurelia, 1023, Castiglioncello | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Via Renato Fucini, 47, Castiglioncello | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Via Marconi 6, Castiglioncello | Hotelfrom $126
Via Romolo Monti 10 , Castiglioncello | 4 star hotelfrom $161