Grand Hotel Vanvitelli
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... has the upper hand.
Ok, now onto our Amalfi adventure. The first night in Sorrento we, with the help of Trip Advisor, found a kebab restaurant in town to have dinner. After having pasta and pizza every day for 12 days I was ready for something different. We happend to be sat at the same small table as a couple of other Americans and we swapped travel stories over dinner. They shared that they had just spent the day in a rented boat touring around the coast ...
... of course found a pizza shop. Lots of variety inlcuding potato topped pizza. Just in case pizza didn't provide you with enough carbohydrates, here is your chance to overload majorly. Walked back to the train station to get our train back to Italy's mainland. The train goes by ferry across the Messina Straits. Two trains ...
... below the B&B. It's a tiny little cove but it's perfect. I much prefer this compared to the packed public beaches, lined with chairs and umbrellas and thousands of bodies...The downside here is the beach is large pebbles, making walking in or out of the water not terribly graceful, although the local italians seem to have it worked out, but perhaps their feet are more hardened than mine as we are on the tail end of their summer.
... it must be true!) Well, one small pizza, some water and a coffee later we handed over our 28 euros to the waiter who was clearly annoyed that we weren't eating more or drinking any wine!
After lunch we went on a very long walk down to the other side of the island, which had much less people, and beautiful scenery along the coast. We walked all the way down to the beach and where many people were in swimming. The water was such a divine colour- ...
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service