Hotel Il Monastero
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Photos of Hotel Il Monastero
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Il Monastero Quartu Sant Elena
Travel Blogs from Quartu Sant Elena
... For those of you not sure what baroque is just picture large amounts of sculptured marble and frescoes depicting saints, cherubs, angels and other religious imagery peering down at you from every angle. The modern touch is some two meter high head shots of the current Pope, Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa. Continuing to the top of the hill we came to the second of the two Pisan towers still standing. These were built in the 14th century to defend the city gates ...
Today was a sea day as we cross the Eastern Mediterranean back to Italy and Sardinia. As not much happens I will on some thoughts from our trip so far. Towel animals found in cabin; rabbit, elephant (evolved rabbit), frog, last night a bear and tonight a crab and a mouse. Also some observations on my fellow passengers. Yes I know I am being judgmental and making some gross assumptions but some behaviour is ...
... t for sale.
The café we went to for lunch was originally used as a post office and still have the places that the horses would drink from at the back of the shop (see picture also). There was a crypt under the shop with bones in, but we couldn't see it because it's to dangerous getting down there.
On the way to the ship we bought some all natural and yummy Sardinian sweets made of almond which are locally grown. Everything was made from almond.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAMANTHA! Hope you have a wonderful day.
Of course thd day started with a few hundred steps up the hill to a huge market.
It sold every gype of food imaginable. Different types of snails. Little and big shell fish of various shapes. Large Sparda/sword fish to little green slimy ones.
Of course fruit and vegies, zucchini flowers in abundance.
Called into the odd roman ruin and finished the morning on graffiti ...
We walked one of the historic areas today.
Up lots of stairs to watch towers. The archeological museum, the local council palazzo! It was grandiose, mitcham would give an arm and a leg for such opulence.
Visited the mandatory churches, some with crypts. It stll amazes me the riches and ornate ness of these religious edifices.
Walked down to the port. ...