Grand Hotel Continental
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The scenery is stunning... having a sneak view of the first coast, we decided to go to the other coasts as well. We bought a train pass for the Cinque region which is valid for 6 hours and one can hop off and on at any of the villages. The coastal villages can be ...
... close is such an experience. In photos you think - oh yeah, it's just a lean. But it is so incredible in person. The utter fail that they had back then is actually so fascinating. It felt like it was just going to fall over!
The whole Piazza in itself is quite mesmerising. It is beautiful. We didn't bother going inside anything though. We hadn't been able to get onto the tower booking service many weeks prior despite our many efforts. There is no hope of getting in if you don't ...
... time your mouth just drops.
Now, Cinque Terre is a coast in Italy and it is five separate towns that have a hiking trail along the water that connects them. The trail is called the Lover's Walk. During the trail you will see the names of couples written on the walls of the gallery, and there are places where couples will put padlocks on fences. It's very romantic if you're in a relationship. However, my lonely self wrote my own name for absolutely ...
... temperatures in the high 60's, there were still lots of hills of dirty snow scattered about. Gilberto took us to a fabulous park - featuring chestnut trees (local product) where there were trails to hike. We embarked on what turned out to be a 4 hour hike. There were some sections of the trail that were still snow covered. Unfortunately, we forgot our camera - so no pictures of this beautiful hike!
The day after the hike we definitely felt that ...
Saturday, July 2
Today we bought the Cinqueterre pass in order to hike on the trails that go from village to village. These were originally footpaths carved into the mountainside for villagers to traverse, and to reach their terraced fields. We walked the first section, from Riomaggiore to Manarola, which is a very easy paved pathway nicknamed the Street of Love, and lovers attach locks to ...