Grand Hotel e del Parco

Address: Corso Federico II, 74, L'Aquila, Abruzzo, 67100, Italy | 4 star hotel
 
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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on Corso Federico II, 74, L'Aquila, is near Bominaco.
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Travel Blogs from L'Aquila

Small towns and mountains

A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 23, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... and Mt Etna, Gran Sasso, to visit the hotel where Mussolini was taken and lived for two weeks before the Germans rescued him.


He was installed as the puppet head for Hitler of the Republic of Salo' north of Italy in 1943. At the end of the war, he tried to walk out amongst the retreating German soldiers but he was recognised by his big chin, captured by the Partisans and shot within a five minute period. His body was later displayed ...

Sad to leave Sorrento

A travel blog entry by jennycdec2014 on Jun 22, 2015

2 photos

... built in the early 13th century. It housed both monks and soldiers. It was part of 800 or so such monasteries spread across Europe. They traded between each other in local produce and first proposed the idea of a united Europe. They moved on to become a sort of banking system offering credit. There is a bit of snow on the distant mountains and a small glacier on a very far one. I spent some time catching up on blog and chatting with some of ...

Hunting Truffles

A travel blog entry by sharpeworth on Apr 06, 2015

1 comment, 11 photos

... to the farm. Basically at that point the kids disappeared. They had made fast friends with Polly and Dante and they raced around the many farm buildings playing, went to Dante's room to check out his toys and bonded with the dogs. We saw them occasionally as they raced past. It was nice for them to play with some kids and be able to communicate so easily as Dante and Polly are fluently bilingual.

While they were off playing we were invited into the pasta ...

The heart of my Family

A travel blog entry by jimbeaux on Sep 19, 2014

... the TomTom. Um, why wasn’t the little voice telling me where to go? UM, honey…..why isn’t she saying anything? Um, I’ve got to go and I have NO idea where I’m driving…oh, **** did you see that Vespa? Oh, ****, there’s another one coming at me passing me on my right, and another one on my left. Um, honey…..let’s not have a replay of Florence to Siena 2007, please. TELL ME WHERE I HAVE TO ...

Relaxing day

A travel blog entry by rosieontheroad on Jul 13, 2014

1 comment

Got the supermarket shop on way home from Sulmona....much cheaper than local...had a snooze.....to recover Did some cleaning at house.... Went for 7 mile bike ride once it has cooled down, Tony went for beer and I went to see friend for chat...then home to Ronaldo for steak and ...