Hotel Federico II
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Conference facilities
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Banquet room
- Multilingual staff
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... which added to the charm. Ricardo recommended a hiking area in the Monti Simbruini national reserve, an hour and a half from Rome. Before we got to our hiking destination, we stopped in the charming little village of Subiaco in the midst of several Catholic Monasteries. ...
Boiled the kettle (aka saucepan) for our first cup of tea. It's cold!! The rain only got heavier, so we decided to give the ride a miss and go for a Wienerschnitzel instead! After lunch we walked to another cafe to use their wifi. We started with hot chocolate and apple strudel, and finished with a beer! After dinner we chatted again with Adele and Trevor, then we watched a movie in bed! It's so ...
We got up early and did a 50km loop before the forecast storms. Was a lovely ride! We went over Passo Compolongo (opposite direction), Passo Falzarego and Passo Valparola. We snoozed when we got back to the van and had some warm left over curry for lunch. In the afternoon we spent time trying to fix the laptop, wandered through town and had a beer and a spritz before heading back to the van for dinner. It's bitterly cold! Bring back the hot days and balmy ...
We headed to the tourist office on our bikes (about 1.5km descent into town). We got a good cycling and a hiking map. Unfortunately the weather turned, the rain started. So we rode back to the van, got changed and walked back to Corvara. We stopped for lunch at Fornella - pizza and lasagne! A lovely way to spend the rainy day. Once the rain stopped we wandered through ...
... 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 ...