Hotel Villa Franca

S.S. 270 no 205, Forio, Ischia, Campania, 80075, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Forio

Day 13 - The day we truly almost died.

A travel blog entry by custrdcar

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... owner of the rental place rushed out in a boat to meet us with a look of relief on his face. He said the winds blew in unexpectedly and he was glad to see we were okay. His concern was only fleeting though. When I complained about the anchor not working he implied it was my fault and that I was lucky he didn't charge me for the missing anchor. I told him I'd be sure to mention him in my Trip Advisor review of his business and he refunded me some of the money. ;)

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Volcanoes Rock Big Time!

A travel blog entry by kimrobbie

42

... I loved it. In the 19th century, people used to go to the Solfatara to take in the vapours because it was thought to provide health benefits. The sauna rooms in the Stufe Antiche were known as 'Hell' and 'Purgatory' respectively, so it doesn't make me feel too confident about using them. The Romans believed that Solfatara was where the god Vulcan worked and that it was the entrance to hell, it's certainly not hard to imagine ...

France

A travel blog entry by salaney1

... of potential donors to the Palace. The development of private donations led to the creation of the Friends of Versailles in June 1907. Under the aegis of Gérald van der Kemp, chief conservator of the museum from 1952 to 1980, the Palace witnessed some of its most ambitious conservation and restoration projects: new roofing for the galerie des glaces; restoration of the chambre de la reine; restoration of the chambre de Louis XIV; restoration of the Opéra (Lemoine, ...

A night on the Sea of Napoli

A travel blog entry by crystalsims

48

... they are. Apparently they are dying out. They have increasingly fewer workers, most of these having worked there on average 30 years, but no new apprentices. Very sad.

We stayed the night in Sorrento at Hotel Giosue A Mare. Our bus couldn't make it down to the hotel, so we had to schlep our luggage down the hill through a tunnel to get to the hotel. While we were checking in, we saw a motorbike wipe out at the mouth of the tunnel. I'm sure ...

Day 63 Sorrento, Italy

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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... other tours. We saw were there had been the baths. These were used by men. First there was a sauna, then a steam bath, then a cold bath. Women would have the same, except no cold bath. They wanted their women to be warm?!! The baths had some beautiful mosaic designs that were still intact. There were paintings on the walls that were quite preserved. The colors on the walls were mostly green, red, black and white.
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on S.S. 270 no 205, Forio, is near Giardini Poseidon Terme (Poseidon Gardens), Negombo Giardini Termali, Sant'Angelo, and Monte Epomeo.
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