Travel Blogs from Cecina
... the terrace and common area. The amenities are...let's say rustic, but the view and the location is incredible. When the owner was showing us around he brought us up to an upper area (everything here has steps because the whole area is on the side of mountains), where we have an unobstructed view of Corniglia and the Mediterranean Sea. He said "here is your television." Best programming I've ever watched.
After we unpacked a little we walked into Corniglia (a little over ...
... bag in case we decided to stay the night - but we all felt good about toughing out the drive home instead of finding and paying for a hotel. Thankfully the trip home was much more smooth than our trip there. We were able to locate the highway fairly easily, and it was pretty much a straight (very long) shot from there. Colby and I slept in the backseat, while Conor and Kevin chatted about strength training for the rest of the ride home. 4 hours later, we dropped ...
Drove to the leaning tower of Pisa. What an incredible building and surrounds. We climbed the winding staircase to the top of the tower just as the wind whipped up, I felt I could almost fly. The view was beautiful. As with all of Italy a very ornate Cathedral but with a difference...the body of Saint Rainerius lay in a glass casket near the alter. Then the best drive thru the Tuscany countryside. ...
We sat at the baptistery and ate the sandwiches we prepared earlier while planning on what to do next. The toilets in Pisa cost 0.50€ and they even issue you a receipt. Funny. So we decided to walked back to the train station to take a train to Lucca. Now I'm getting excited cos I have not been to Lucca. I've done this trip once with Serene from Venice-Florence-Milan and visited Pisa once in 2007 so I'm happy to see somewhere new. ...
... the next morning. We ended up sleeping on large window sills but I couldn't sleep all night. I was constantly paranoid that someone would steal our bookbags and creepy people kept entering the airport and circling our group so I just decided to stay up all night. Amount of sleep: Zero. So at about 4am, security comes to wake everyone up since it looks bad for people to sleep in the airport and we had about 4 hours till our flight so ...
Other places to stay in Cecina
Via della Astronomia,1, Cecina | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Viale Galliano, 36, Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $73
via della cecinella, 7, Cecina | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Viale della Vittoria, 159, Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Viale della Vittoria 91, Cecina | Hotelfrom $89
Via Arezzo 6, Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Via Tronto 10-14 , Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Via Aurelia 300, Cecina | Hotelfrom $84
Largo Primo Maggio,3, Cecina | Hotelfrom $72