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 ...
... approach by Signor.
"Bruno, me old mate, here's a treat" I like Signor's style. "Signora's not a happy bunny so do you fancy a walk to the local bar?" I remember the croissants of Avola, the Spanish waitresses of Mojacar and enthusiastically wag my tail.
The moral question is, do I follow the path of health and well being that is Signora or the debauchery and hedonism that is Signor.
I've decided to go for the middle way and get them to go on una lunga ...
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 ...
Early start and we were off the boat just after 7.30am. We taxied onto the old town and things were just starting to open when we got there so we had some breakfast. The main entrance is quite a wide street with quaint stone terraces either side with shops beneath. It took you to a square with a church and the museum/palace behind. ...
... where the white cliffs go right down to the sea. On this bright, sunny day the colors in the water were fabulous. The afternoon temperatures reach the upper 20s - that's low 80s F, which was welcomed after the chilly start to our morning.
We arrived at our hotel on the northern coast of the peninsula just before 6 pm. Our room was in a large "villa" structure, on an upper floor with a front and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service