Hotel Gabbiano Beach
Travel Blogs from Vieste
... we got back on the bus and drove through the snow capped Apennines on our way to Vieste. Vieste is a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast that is a favorite holiday retreat of the Italians and Germans but little known to most Americans. We stayed in the old town in a cliff side hotel which was unexpectedly modern and beautiful. There are many narrow streets of about 8 feet wide and many other dwellings and ...
... might be one of the best examples.
Everything was free for two nights, as long as Signor e Signora booked into the restaurant for Sunday lunch at €39 a head. What could go wrong?
Signora, bless her soul, is developing a life of piety. Whenever asked, for instance, on her nutritional preferences, she will extoll with a flourish of arms, the virtues of vegetables, no fish or meat, just lots of vegetables and only a glass of wine. Such was the case, when Signora booked ...
Day 7: San Giovanni Rotondo - Monte Sant’ Angel (*View incorrupt body of Padre Pio)
After celebrating Mass at the tomb of Padre Pio, we tour the
sanctuary, see the old church and the crucifix from which he received
the stigmata in 1918. You will see the confessional where Padre Pio
spent innumerable hours with a ...
... put to the bay. We ventured back down and the girls liked around the shops and Darryl and I checked out the museum. Back to the boat as it sailed at 2 and we had lunch on board. In the afternoon we read and packed as the bags had to be outside our cabin tonight so time to get organised again and thinking about our last days. Our last dinner ...
... mecca of Manfredonia, but stopped in Vieste and Peschici. Along the way we saw our first coastal fish farm and a cactus farm - with cacti all planted in neat rows. The trip along the coast took about four hours and was as lovely as one would expect. Again, this area is every bit as beautiful as the Amalfi coast. Even if the cliffs were somewhat less dramatic, there are long, sandy beaches, as well as many ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility