Hotel Residenza Del Golfo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today we set off on a longer day trip to see Devil's bridge. To be fair, the trip was great, and Devil's bridge was nice to see, but it was a heck of a trip to get there !! Not helped by our satnav which decided to take us on a 10km detour only to bring us back to where we ...
We had a chilled weekend and this evening we went for a walk down on the local beach and took some more photos back up to the village in which we are staying. Years ago it was a major venue for mass bridge tournaments so it is called the "Villagio Dei Bridge" - but now it has a few full time residents, but most of the apartments are either holiday homes or no longer used. You will see in the photos ...
... As you can see from the map we are on the edge of a national park, so the scenery around us is fantastic, and not what we expected. We headed North, on what can only be described as a "James Bond" type road - lots of wiggles, tunnels, and the obligatory Italian driver overtaking at every opportunity. We visited a small mountain village called Roccagloriosa for a bite of lunch, and then headed on to a little port called ...
... we thought we had booked room only.....and he tells us that the room rate is Euro 20 less than we had been quoted.....fantastic!!
Later we wander onto the seafront and enjoy a good meal, in the open-air, at the Incontro Restaurant. As we are leaving it starts to rain quite heavily....... we shelter for a few minutes then run back to the hotel thankfully without getting too wet!
... line on its way to Messina. The best bit but also the weirdest was when the train itself boarded the ferry, then we were able to get off, have a beer, stretch our legs and enjoy the views across the bay. The weather was not looking good, quite drizzly and even the odd flash of lightning over Messina. I shall be glad to get to our final tour destination, well final for me, as I then return home, home from Sicily on Friday but there are still three full days ...