Grand Hotel

Piazza Matteotti, Catanzaro, Calabria, 88100, Italy | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Catanzaro

Rome

A travel blog entry by sueesposito

... the Carabinieri. The altar was spectacular and Mary and Jesus statue that is now behind glass due to a crazy tourist trying to smash it over10 years ago. The Swiss Guards protect the Pope and are there for up to 2 years. Our final night was at a restaurant off the Piazza Navona where a female opera singer and her daughter entertained us during our meal. It was sad swapping addresses with our new tour friends and to hear what their further travels would ...

Florence- Rome

A travel blog entry by sueesposito

Our next stop was Florence. We had a tour by a local guide who took us to many monuments, churches, statues and squares. We also went straight into view the statue of David. The que for people trying to get tickets was long. In our free time we shopped at the Gold Corner and the leather shop Perucci. Don got a replacement wallet and I bought a lovely bracelet. The rest of the afternoon we wiled away the time having ...

A day in the city

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... out swiming, Karen and I were chatted up by some delightful senior Calabrian gentleman, who had relatives in Toronto.

On the way home, stopped to pick up some local wine. Previously, Paul had investigated the only local winery in a little shack along the road. The vineyard was out the back! There was red, white and rose. It was still in massive vats with a tap at the bottom. If you ...

Into the mountains

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... a cousin joined in, and next thing, Pauls sampling the local digestif.


Come 12.00, and the town was deserted. A stray cat shot across the piazza and that was it.
Enjoyed our picnic in the manicured gardens outside the castello and continued on our way.

Had the windy road across to Lago Arvo. Interestingly, the national park surrounding this lake and incorporating the mountain region, ...

Good friends

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... local gentleman, who, having read the address, went out of his way to take them across town and through the countryside, to deliver them to the resort. A stiff drink later and all was well.

Out to le Castella to inspect the island fortress that had been built on a small rocky outcrop into the ocean. Climbed around inside the walls, and then up 4 levels via a tiny unlit circular stone staircase to reach the top of ...

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