Travel Blogs from Barrea
This morning started with a silent march into the Commonweath War Grave's cemetery in Cassino. The march was followed by a memorial service attended by local dignitaries and Italian students. Many of the students were able to find the grave marker of their Cassino soldier after the service. Currently we are waiting to board the night train. We will wake up in ...
Early wake up this morning so we could make our 8:30 reservation for the Coliseum and ancient Roman Forum. It was a beautiful sunn day and our last day in Rome for sight seeing. After our morning touring we headed south from Rome towards Cassino - the sight of the famous 1944 battle during the quest to ...
Up early to find the other gardens we had travelled to Ravello to see at the Villa Cimbrone, expecting this one to be formal Italian in design. We were surprised to find it described in the brochure as showcasing important examples of the landscape, botony and culture of England at the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Another thing to Google: are what we think of as Italian gardens, in fact English?
Whatever style they are, they were a delight ...
Day 6 : Rome – Monte Cassino – San Giovanni Rotondo
Following breakfast, we will head south and cross through
the Roman countryside with its villas and vineyards. During your drive,
your tour escort will explain the spiritual, historical, and cultural
overview of Italy, which will help to orient you to this ...
... 4 hours looking for accommodation, we finally headed a few k's out of town to the beach and found a hotel to our liking. In summer, I'm sure the place would be charming and extra busy, very much like our coastal towns. The last few days have been far more enjoyable with our B&B host here in Sulmona, he had the open fire roaring as ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet