Grand Hotel del Parco
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Meal plan
- Free parking
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We drove on for 15 minutes to a place called Raiano where we had a fabulous picnic lunch next to an old hermitage built over a stream in a picturesque gorge. The food was really tasty and very Italian. Carol had a swim in the chilly stream then we moved on to the Abbey of the Holy Spirit about 15 minutes out of Suloma and on the site of where Pope Celestine V founded ...
... was also wonderful with two of the best pastas I have ever tasted. While we were there, a man walked in with trays of fresh Porcini mushrooms that he had just picked. They were on one of our pastas. Some then shared a plate of baked mushrooms that were like small pieces of meat. Throw in the usual ceramic jug of local rough red and an espresso and lunch was complete......again. Derek asked for a caffe Americano (long black) ...
... some stage, a cloth falls away releasing doves and the men then run back to the original church with the Madonna. It is attended by 30 to 40 000 people. (The family of singer Madonna came from a small hilltop village near here.) Derek and I bought some traditional cakes and while the others drank wine etc, we had tea and coffee and cake. Still too full from lunch. Cool evening. Back to the hotel by 10 and bed soon after.
... to campo Di fiori where we got to experience all the markets set up where they sold flowers, cafetterie, pasta and limoncello in cool bottles. I loved this little spot and definitely want to go back there to buy some little things. At that point we decided to take a breather and enjoy the surroundings and we stopped at one of the little coffee spots in the centre. Giovanni had this beautiful creamy ice coffee and I decided to have a little ...
... see for miles. I forgot my camera but John had his. Unfortunately he hasn’t brought the cable needed to download the photos on to my laptop so I can’t post any pictures. The weather forecast for today is thunder storms and after lunch, we could see the storm clouds starting to gather over the mountain tops. Once we had descended from the ridge, our walk back to Pescasseroli was through the Italian version of the Yorkshire dales except the dry ...