Park Hotel Villa Ariston
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... more comfortable driving here as there are no wrong turns. Yesterday we take a trip to San Gimignano, the most famous Medieval villages in Tuscany with its walled ancient city with over 20 towers and breath taking views of vineyards and the country side. I thought Siena was my favorite place in Tuscany, but I had not been to San Gimignano. Remember the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” with Diane Lane, well that is what it ...
My knowledge of music is so limited. My first, and few, recollections of classical music are the Looney Tunes cartoons. And apart from Dance and ballet, I have had very little experiences with the classics. Our trip into Lucca, the birthplace of Giacomo Puccini, was very interesting. Lucca has a permanent festival honoring this man. Every night of the year, there is Puccini and ...
... famous of the five towns due to it being the most picturesque. The houses are very colourful making for nice photos. We then got the train to Monterosso which is the first and biggest town. Its beach was mostly private meaning it was lined with beach umbrellas and loungers from bars which you had to pay a lot to use. We wondered around a bit before heading back to Deiva Marina on the train.
On Saturday morning we left camp a ...
... However the picturesque villages and food were in stark contrast to what we last saw in the Highlands of Scotland. We are here for another day and a half, but the weather is supposed to turn, so we are planning on taking the train (as opposed to hiking) to the last of the five villages, Riomaggiore, to enjoy some of the food that Italy is so famous for.
Christine and ...
... way it capped a great night.
Day 2: Trek from Manarola to Corniglia
After such an amazing night, a trek was required to; 1- burn some kilojoules & 2- see some beautiful sights. The hardest part of the trip however was finding the path to the next town (it would have been easier if the costal track was open, however due to the flooding & landslides of October 2011 that path was closed).
Once we found the correct path ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking