WHR Hotel Velvetia And Rio

Address: Piaza Della Nunziata 1, Genoa, Italian Riviera, 16126, Italy | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Genoa

Visit to the Cinque Terre

A travel blog entry by duncanabbie on Jan 10, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... Sea, alfresco, and made a grab for the one remaining table. There were three other tables occupied when we arrived, and the waitress was overwhelmed with our arrival (and the subsequent arrival of 3 other smaller groups). She just rushed by us, obviously flustered, so we grabbed some drinks and sat at our table and waited, not sure she was planning to get to us. Rush hour at Coniglia? We saw her make a hasty phone call, backup? Eventually ...

Looking Up

A travel blog entry by duncanabbie on Jan 09, 2015

2 comments, 4 photos

... on TV and reading, the sickies began nibbling, a good sign. Colour was returning to every face. Sprite had been finished, run out of crackers and bread, and the place was getting noisier! I'm thinking we have got through the bug (or visa versa). Yippee! By 7pm we have convinced everyone to get dressed and head out for a meal (maybe) or at least a little walk and fresh air. ...

The train to Rapallo

A travel blog entry by duncanabbie on Jan 08, 2015

6 comments, 10 photos

... off feeling unwell. Yes, him too! Oh, calamity! At 4:25 we made it, with huge relief from all. Luckily, the train was not too crowded (enabling Michael to relocate during the trip (to catch the views, he said! Not!). We left the station and, although our apartment was very close by, piled our luggage and Abbie and I in to a taxi. The others followed on foot, glad for the fresh air. Our apartment in Rapallo is GORGEOUS. We ...

Genoa

A travel blog entry by noyelles on May 25, 2014

7 comments, 38 photos

... are the pillars but the altar area is of 16-17th century baroque with the most elaborate gilded mouldings & painted ceilings & a series of ancient damaged frescoes interspersed with much later religious scenes. On the southern side is the most ornate chapel with fine statues all around it. In the museum they have a most ornate 11th century gilded arc, the plate on which John the Baptist's head was served up & ...

Fish, markets & medieval parades...

A travel blog entry by zaynard on Oct 12, 2013

16 photos

... old fashioned in this respect I guess... For antipasti, we began with an octopus salad, potatoes, parsley and lemon; and mosciame with tomatoes and oregano, lots of oregano! The octopus was extremely tender and nicely textured, with small potatoes, fresh parsley and a lemon wedge on the top. Despite needing some salt, the dish was quite enjoyable, and went very well with the Ciliegiolo rosé we had ordered. Ciliegiolo is a grape typically from Tuscany whose ...

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