Grand Palais Excelsior & SPA
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Palais Excelsior & SPA Limone Piemonte
Travel Blogs from Limone Piemonte
... don't come here at all. We spent the morning meandering through the pretty streets - bought a few trinkets for the grandchildren and returned by Tender to the safety of our air conditioned 'home'! A very lovely town to visit with lots to see and do. Nicaela and Melinda went swimming in fact. We will swim in the pool on board if the whim pushes us ...
... beef & salad, watermelon plus red wine. Very delicious. Afterwards we travelled to Pisa, another 1.5 hours away. Then walked for ages in the hot sun and some shade to see the amazing sight of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. I could hardly believe my eyes! The angle of slope set in contrast to the building in front is quite stark. So many people trying to take trick photos of holding it from falling, us too! It is actually ...
... and sat in the square for our first Italian coffees before venturing into the markets for seedlings and food.
Leaving just before noon saw us heading uphill again, to Hambrey garden which spans right down to the sea and comprises many superbly designed terraces. The atmosphere here was of aging beauty in rapid decline; the gardens having lost the guidance of a head gardener years before and a resulting shambolic ...
... while we went to our room and freshened up. She even let us break the bike down in there, which was perfect. We didn't get it completely packed up, but good enough to put in our room in the S&S cases.
As it was a Sunday we were advised that the only restaurants open would be in the old town, a 10 minute walk away. We were so tired we plumped for the first brasserie that we came across, which was fine.
We found a Spar on the way back to ...
... and we could have a swim. The cold salty water was excellent for the sting and the kids were happy. After a quick swim we went onto our hotel in San Remo which has seen better days but was really good value! We had a swim and a walk into town - kids loving the pizza here in Italy. Hard to get them to eat anything else actually. The beaches are funny with their private sections. No one in this part and everyone else ...