Italia e Lido Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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We arrived fairly late in the afternoon and Viktor our Airbnb host was at the station to pick us up. Just as well as it was quite a way up a steep hill that we went. As we are staying in a local house it is quite basic. Viktor kindly offered to walk us downtown, a 10 min walk down to the ocean. There is a castle in the water and one tiny public beach. The rest are private beaches with ...
... around for quite a while, visited the Grand Hotel to see if the views were better there, then decided to eat our picnic lunch in a nearby park area. I was all the while hoping to hear a celebratory peal of the bells when the bride and groom emerged from the church. However, they either came out very quietly, or it was a very long service, because we finished lunch and left without hearing any bells. The flowers for the wedding were beautiful. If ...
... The markets were three blocks long, taking up the whole width of the street. They sold mainly clothing, but also lingerie, cosmetics, knitwear, (we now know where some people get their fine cashmere jumpers to sling around their shoulders), and manchester. There were also a few fruit and veg, cheese and small goods, and fish stalls. There was nowhere to try anything on, so I didn't feel tempted to buy, except for a lovely fine cotton shirt, but it was ...
... Lerici. Following the directions of several people whom we asked, walked about 6 blocks from the station, to finally find the right bus. On the return trip we realised what we'd always thought, that we could have caught it right outside the station. Oh well, good exercise. Incidentally, Wok wants to report that he's doing very well, and all your prayers have been very much appreciated. Our train trip took about 80 minutes, and went from tunnel to tunnel, with short glimpses ...
... only gate remained of the ancient walls.
5. Basilica of Sts. Gervasius and Protasius, consecrated in 1118 and restored in the early 17th century. In 1679 a new apse was added, deleting the former Romanesque character of the edifice. It has a leaning bell tower.
6. The church of St. Francis of Assisi (begun in 1519).
7. The Sanctuary of Nostra Signora di Montallegro ("Our Lady of Montallegro", 1558-1640).
8. The ruined Monastery of ...