TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Parthenius Diamante
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... complete. Most of the marble pieces were less than a ¼ of inch. We pass the private family chapel and move into the Tapestry Gallery. There are HUGH tapestries lining the walls of this long gallery, most of which are over 400 years old. Each one of these tapestries took over 10 years to complete and are made of silk and cotton. The last tapestry in the gallery has an optical illusion in that when you stand on the right side the ...
... We found a nice place for lunch down by the water and enjoyed a nice long lunch of pasta and wine. Tonight we are eating out and can pick from a few local restaurants that our tour director has recommended. Had a great meal at our restaurant - perfectly cooked steak and Julie had her favourite rack of lamb. Together with great wine, the evening was a success. ...
... cities, and it seemed to take ages to get past this city. Amazing views from the road. The freeways (or Autostrada) don't go over hills - they go through them. Tunnel after tunnel we went through. We were then into more open countryside where the Italians grow their rice. They are harvesting now and the crops look pretty good. Arrived at the Italian Lakes and our amazing hotel - the Grand Hotel Dino. Great views across the lake and ...
... growth around the resort. When we walked down to the swimming pool area, the view of a shimmering Tyrrhenian Sea was simply spectacular...absolutely breath taking! Looking upwards towards the 20 meter statue of Christ the Redeemer perched some 300 meters above us blessing the entire region of Maratea and other small coastal communities, we were convinced that the next few days would be filled with delightful explorations of an area that appeared to be one ...
... We were off! Exiting the building through 7 levels of switchbacks was a good introduction to Italian roads. For those of you who might not have had the opporunity to drive in Italy or Europe, the parking garages as well as the streets tend to be about 3 sizes smaller than they are in North America.
So when we exited the building following the directions provided, both Linda and I expected to have to make a number of u-turns along the way. We were both pleasantly surprised ...
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