Travel Blogs from Cremona
We awoke to another sparkling Florence morning with lots of snow still lying around. Tim set out to collect our car from its lookout spot on the other side of the river, and when he (double) parked it in front of our hotel for us to load our luggage, it still had a good thick layer of snow on it.
So we farewelled another wonderful city. We …
... the scene "no operative surgeon gone mad could imagine in his wildest delirium". We paid our 2euros to 'light up the cupola' (commercial opportunity by the church!) which was up until then only showing in low level light, and saw for ourselves that all of the above was fair comment, and was a weirdly flesh coloured entanglement of bodies.... We then wandered around, and found that there was a medieval re-enactment happening in ...
... we stumbled across this gelato store that has fifty plus flavours, decided that would be desert. After indulging in crab, prawns, scampi and snails finished it off with 3 scoops- bounty, cinnamon and rose! It was now time for a dip in the Mediterranean. The amazing aqua water and pebble beaches was a nice way to enjoy the French Riviera. Watching parasailing as we had a 'back massage'! 'Wake me up' started playing on the boat (this ...
... about the festival. We then looked at plan B and headed for a place about 25 miles away from the lakes, and found a place called Cremona.
This didn't turn out to be our best decision- it was a mixture of Stalag 13 and a building site. We kept the caravan hooked up to the car and were charged 22 euros for the night. The staff couldn't even muster up a smile and we were glad to move on next ...
Miles Biked: 54.4
Today was about as boring and typical as it gets. It occurred to me this morning that we only have two more nights in Italy :( and so I needed to do as much Italian things as possible. We left Parma at a pretty early time (like before 10), and got some breakfast focaccia on the way out. This stuff is really amazing, especially for breakfast. It's just like cold pizza except the bread hasn't hardened and there's not as much sauce. It was awesome, ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Duomo Cremona
Other places to stay in Cremona
Via Mantova, Cremona | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Piazza della Pace, 21, Cremona | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Via Bonomelli 8, Cremona | 4 star hotelfrom $139
Piazza Liberta 26, Cremona | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Viale Po, 131, Cremona | Hotelfrom $73