Travel Blogs from Cremona
We left Lake Garda to head for our next stop "Campeggio Parco Al Po" in Cremona.
We stopped for less than an hour before deciding it was overpriced and pretty much rubbish.
In our time there we used the facilities - these weren't anywhere near as bad ...
We had a fantastic lunch at Arialdos. Risotto rice with spicy pork, home-made sea food salami, salami and a wonderful type of bread (a little like nan) and salmon in pickle and oil with picked veg. Delicious with lashings of prosecco, red and white! We ambled over to the monument, took a few photos, then down to e square for the ...
... too much! In the evening we went to Soferino for a quick drink with Arialdo - who when introduced to Mal and Gill, came out with the Mal the Primetivo phrase! Apparently they were a sixties band big in Italy. We had a quick pizza and watched a depressing game of soccer. England 0 Uraguay 2! Let's hope Italy can do us a favour ...
Wednesday Buona sera. We've made it to Italy. We left Avrieux, France, around 10am this morning. Stopped for a game of soccer (with a breathtaking view), picked up some supplies and headed for the tunnel towards Italy. I really thought that we would have shown our passports (we didn't) at the very least but a 300mm x 300mm sign 6km into the tunnel signaled "Italia". That was it. Yes, I'm pretty ignorant. We drove on the tollway until ...
... of Hotel Orso Bruno, called us a taxi to take us to Como city centre to collect our hire car. We are now the proud borrowers of a Renault Megane hatchback. It's manual, so that was a bit of fun to start with, on a busy road in an unknown city in pouring rain in a manual car on the wrong side of the car on the wrong side of the road. Because the weather was so foul we decided to just take the autostrada straight to Brescia instead of going ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Glam Cremona
Other places to stay in Cremona
Via Mantova, Cremona | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Piazza della Pace, 21, Cremona | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Via Bonomelli 8, Cremona | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Piazza Liberta 26, Cremona | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Via dei Gonfalonieri 13, Cremona | Hotelfrom $87
Viale Po, 131, Cremona | Hotelfrom $86