How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Franz Gradisca d'Isonzo
Travel Blogs from Gradisca d'Isonzo
Today we picked up a rental car and headed for the mountains! As with many rentals, we got something bigger than we reserved because that was what they had...it's not too big though, and so far it has treated us well. Grant is getting back into the hang of driving a stick shift and Bonnie is navigating us through the mountain roads. The scenery today was just beautiful. So much green! We saw tons of paragliders and a few hang gliders ...
Another amazing day, stifling hot yet again,spent morning in Sorrento with time on our own after tour of factory which hand makes wooden furniture with lace work or paintings lacquered over on tops. Very expensive but what isn't that's hand made. The drive from Naples was on narrow winding road on side of cliffs. Hair raising when you sitting looking straight down at the sea around ...
... I don't understand the significance of the plastic frogs in the pond we are sitting next to.
Then we set out to find the world famous Caffe San Marco, whose most famous customers was James Joyce. We enjoy a delicious torte with our coffee and do some fine people-watching.
With Craig's must-see attraction checked off, we start walking to find what else is to be found. An interesting stairway leads us up to a park over ...
... Most of those stairs ended just below the water level so you could get your feet wet, but then had to commit to a much larger drop off to actually go further. After a few tries with different stairs, I helped him to find a small pebble beach, where he could more easily get to the water, and he spent a little time splashing and watch the crabs that were plentiful at the water's edge. Meanwhile the rest of the group was resting under umbrellas ...
... away (and farther downhill) then necessary because we didn't do our homework and tried to be spontaneous. We did one of these alpine slides ('bobsled' is the popular operator in Hungary) near Visegrád in the hills north of Budapest and had fun, this one was a little steeper and involved a ride up on the ski lift, but I think everyone who tried it had fun. Then it was onwards to the castle.
We got off the highway at Postojna and I got to navigate ...