Hotel Francia e Quirinale
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Giuseppe Verdi, he of the opera fame, and apart from the addition of some modern safety equipment, and changing from steam to electric traction, is pretty much as it was 116 years ago.
When we got to the top, we had a reservation waiting for us at a restaurant overlooking the view, and enjoyed amongst other things, a large bowl of fresh mussels, a lobster salad and spaghetti with scorpion fish and squid, as dusk descended and ...
... mushroom pesto. Both were to die for. On the second platter there was fresh Mozzarella, marinaded zucchini and red peppers, cherry tomatoes, proscuitto, salami, and turkey. Again, we finished both of our platters (we were really hungry from walking). Last and certainly not least we were served 3 different pastas family style. There was a broccoli and chicken rotini, spicy tomato sauce with penne, and the best (which I wish I had saved more room ...
... coastline of the true Italian Riviera. We started in the Cinque Terre village of Manarola, where we enter the National Park to hike to Corniglia. At the cliff top village of Corniglia, we enjoyed a delicious lunch made of fresh Mediterranean seafood (octopus, anchovies, potato) and then the most delicious Pesto Pasta in a local restaurant with a perfect view of the sea and surrounding hillside. After lunch, we hiked towards the village of Vernazza, one of the most characteristic ...
... br> Today Cam, Dad, and I went to the Accademia to see the David. First we went into a room that had a lot of paintings, mostly of Mary and baby Jesus. Then we went into another room that had the statues that Michelangelo never finished. It's possible that he thought that he had freed them or he just didn't have time. Nobody knows. After that we saw the David, which was amazing! Minus the nakedness. It was bigger than ...
... Basically you pay 8€ and you get a cocktail and all you can eat buffet - perfect for the travelers budget! We ate and drank the night away but have come home sensibly early before midnight as we have to be up bright early start tomorrow, we are back on the bus and heading to la spezia (chinque terre). Apparently la spezia is a very traditional little Italian town with not much to do but relaxing, waking and hiking; maybe a good way to burn off all the pizza and pasta we keep ...