Hotel Vela Velo
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 ...
... on this trip I really care for, you wouldn't leave me, would you. I mean you wouldn't go off with him (pointing an accusing finger at Signor)". I wag my tail heartily showing my fondness for the old girl. "I'm the one who takes you on the most walks, Signor would just drag you along to the nearest bar and tie you up waiting for the waitress". I ponder this for a moment, keep my own counsel but wag my tail as though I concur with everything said.
I'm not daft and await ...
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 ...
... we decided to walk around the top of the wall which was really worthwhile and you could see so much of the town within the walls which has been so well preserved and of the town and coast beyond. I kept looking for the clover shaped windows I remembered as a kid and finally found them at the end and they were the sides of a ...
... and filled with corn and other field crops. Everywhere we looked we saw wind turbines - hundreds and hundreds of wind turbines. We reached Foggia by 11 am and stopped at the Saturday market to buy fresh fruit and olives. Restocked, we set off for the southern shore of the Gargano.
Our plan was to travel counter-clockwise around the Gargano peninsula following the road that hugs the coast. We bypassed ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet