Travel Blogs from Cecina
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
My parents came all the way from Calgary to visit us here in Italy for a couple of weeks and Nina's mom and sister came down from Germany for a week. (Nina's sister hadn't seen my folks since we got married almost 15 years ago.) It was nice to be able to show our families a bit of Italy after really getting to know the country well over the past eight months. Including touring around the area, we also ...
... It was interesting and different from all the tourist attractions we have seen so far.
Next was the baptistry. We could go upstairs in this and get some good views of the other buildings and the fortress walls. We then went in to the Basillica. It is another great cathedral. Geat art, dome, marble and instead of just the bones of a saint, there is a whole saint with an altar dedication. Weird!
Ken wanted to sit ...
... of cecina, a local item made from a chickpea flour batter, half crepe like half pizza like. Wine is o may a 1.50 for a large glass so I order two of those also. The slice of cecina is amazing. The pizza is great as well. We even have a second slice of cecina before we leave. What a great find and we know where lunch is tomorrow. We wander around the streets of Lucca with no particular destination. The light rain stops which makes it ...
... have seen and I stared off into the sea for a while. It was amazing to think that he had been there 60-odd years ago. I took lots of pictures and I'm hoping he will recognize something. After Livorno, we had originally planned to go to Lucca, but we ran out of time and went back to our hostel to make dinner ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed