Travel Blogs from Vieste
... we got back on the bus and drove through the snow capped Apennines on our way to Vieste. Vieste is a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast that is a favorite holiday retreat of the Italians and Germans but little known to most Americans. We stayed in the old town in a cliff side hotel which was unexpectedly modern and beautiful. There are many narrow streets of about 8 feet wide and many other dwellings and ...
Sweetness and Light (trulli, madly, deeply!!!!).
Back in harmony, the three of us visit Cisternino and Locorotondo and pass many Trulli houses. Cylindrical stone whitewashed structures with conical stone clad roofs built by peasants, encouraged by landowners who avoided paying tax since they were deemed moveable structures. Many are now gentrified and included in modern villas with mixed success. We manage to avoid the tourist magnet that is Alberobello, all gift ...
... pilgrims, directing them on
their journey toward God. (We will have the opportunity to view and pray before the incorrupt body of Padre Pio.)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gargano Peninsula and a visit to the
Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six different popes, St Francis and at
least four other saints have knelt in prayer ...
Early start and we were off the boat just after 7.30am. We taxied onto the old town and things were just starting to open when we got there so we had some breakfast. The main entrance is quite a wide street with quaint stone terraces either side with shops beneath. It took you to a square with a church and the museum/palace behind. ...
... where the white cliffs go right down to the sea. On this bright, sunny day the colors in the water were fabulous. The afternoon temperatures reach the upper 20s - that's low 80s F, which was welcomed after the chilly start to our morning.
We arrived at our hotel on the northern coast of the peninsula just before 6 pm. Our room was in a large "villa" structure, on an upper floor with a front and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet