Grand Hotel Porro
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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This morning we catch a train to Parma--of cheese and prosciutto fame. It's about an hour's ride from Bologna. Our first stop is to find a bar for our cappuccino and croissant--the best way to start the day. We visit the cathedral(every town has one) and see the Parma Baptistry next to the cathedral. ...
We had an amazing journey through the Alps and enjoyed some stunning scenery, some interesting tunnels and expensive, but worthwhile, tolls! The Frejus tunnel was very expensive but a very worthwhile shortcut!
We we arrived at the hotel and were warmly welcomed and shown to our room with good views of the surrounding ...
Sometimes you wake up and just don't feel like going to work and sometimes it's the same with a bike. Then you have to remind yourself that actually it is a great privilege to be able to ride a bike all day and not go to the office.
Today was similar ...
... I remember are two brutal climbs. One was called Il Muro (the wall) and was soooo steep, up to 27% in parts. I dragged myself over somehow with sweat and snot pouring down my face, mucus landing on my legs. Quite disgusting! If Hannibal came this way he was a frickin idiot.
The day's efforts are rewarded when we arrives at our hotel - a fab converted castle. We have a four poster ...
Left Lucca and headed to Parma for an overnight stay. It was a day of driving interspersed with three stops. First to Modena to become educated on how Balsamic vinegar is made and to taste test 6 different ones, including saffron and mint. Interesting and an expensive spot to shop! Then it was onto Maranello to visit the Ferrari Museum. We enjoyed a couple of hours there and had a picture taken in a nice red one! Not ...