Hotel Christophe Colomb
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Christophe Colomb Calvi
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... waited and just followed them. Then we caught the local train to Ille Rousse, another little sea side town up the coast. Anybody complaining of the train service to Melbourne, should have a ride on this. Locally, it's called the "Rattler" . It took 45 mins, but was probably only going about 20 mins, the rest was stops along the way. It stopped here and there, sometimes no station in sight, to pick up people and let others off. It was full too, so ...
The ship anchored in the bay and we went ashore on the ship's tender boats. In the morning it was reasonably calm, however getting back in the afternoon was a different story, boat rolling from side to side, a bit scary actually. Calvi, a charming island south of the French Riverina, the bay surrounded by mountains, so picturesque. The first real recorded history of Calvi was approx. 1000 BC, when ...
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We walked across the street for dinner tonight. We wanted fried calamari and a pizza. The guy who drug us into the restaurant assured us we could get calamari. We ordered the pizza and calamari, but it wasn't fried calamari. It was like something we'd never had before. It was delicious. It came in a stew of fish stock and red wine and so tender. I know you either flash fry squid or you stew it.
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... a grocery store about 10 minutes from our hotel and got a yummy cheese, smoked prosciutto, bread and a beautiful little piece of pork pate with black truffles in it. Our room wasn't ready so we walked across the street and sat on a bench over looking the Mediterranean sea. It was gorgeous. We just can't get over the colors of the water. It is so crystal clear. I'll bet the snorkeling is amazing here.
We had a lovely day of driving this beautiful island. I do think it is by far one of the prettiest islands we have seen. It's very mountainous and everything after that is seascape and beautiful beaches. We'll climb to over 3,000 feet elevation, and in 10 minutes we are at a beautiful beach.
Our hotel was O.K. for the night. It wasn't what we had expected, but I don't think there was much choice for this area, and they ...