Park Hotel Villa Ariston
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Our last full day in Florence was not going to spent nearby;
we were going to go to Pisa (you can probably guess what we were going to do
there). When we arrived in Pisa the first thing we did was buy a little souvenir:
a mini soccer ball. No stalls are allowed near the Tower so all the stalls were
piled up at the entrance which was the closest they could get.
When we got near the Tower Of Pisa I ...
... system was avoiding toll roads. Once we got on the highway, I took a turn at driving at the next rest stop. I only had someone blow their horn at me once for not merging quickly enough. At the suggestion of our host Margherita, instead of driving to Riomaggiore, we drove to La Spezia and took a train. This wasn't easy to do with luggage. The garage is below the station but the elevator wasn't working. We got tickets and found out which train ...
... up the steps at the platform to the street above. The walk to the town seemed like too much to bear with the cases - over 300 steps up a steep incline. There was a little bus, so we sent Mary to buy tickets and inquire about it's frequency. While she was down at the info shop, the bus arrived and we tried to a certain if it would come again soon - NO! Lynda sprinted down the stairs, grabbed Mary and raced back with the tickets just in time... buses few & ...
... here it was different. More often the trains between villages or to bigger nearby towns were running late, often not just 2 or 3 minutes. But all this did was add to the feel of this place being laid back and casual, not bothered what people think or felt.
It definitely wasn't the start to the our stay there that we had hoped due to a bit of rain but we made the most of where we were by taking the train down to Pisa to have a scout around. ...
... and swim. It was great, but also a little salty. Bleh! The sun was warm and bright, but we wanted to move on, so we chose to hike from Monterosso to Vernazza, the next stop. You had to either have the Cinque Terre Park Pass card or pay, but no one was there at the checkpoint, so we didn’t even have to bother. There were more people, and it was very up, up, up and down, down, down. There were lots of steep stairs that were tiring on ...