Travel Blogs from Foggia
La Masseria Il Frantoio - Sabato a Lunedi, Marzo 17th 2014.
We can't believe how we have struck gold yet again. We struggled to find it but on the left, as we travelled north from Ostunia to Fasano, was the sign for La Masseria Il Frantoio. After a kilometre off the main road, we arrived at electric gates, announced our arrival through an adjacent internal phone and drove in. We were escorted to an ancient olive grove, provided with electricity and shown the ...
... pilgrims, directing them on
their journey toward God. (We will have the opportunity to view and pray before the incorrupt body of Padre Pio.)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gargano Peninsula and a visit to the
Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six different popes, St Francis and at
least four other saints have knelt in prayer ...
... out of thin air. It is even debated if anyone lived there because there weren't enough fireplaces to keep the castle warm and there were no doors to the courtyard, it was wide open. There is one speculation that it was a hunting lodge, but no one knows anything for sure, not even the locals. It truly is a mystery. Later in the day we went shopping and I bought a few things, among them Italian playing cards because they are different ...
18th June Woke and after being in an arie, a quick wash and breakfast was had ... no luxury in this instance. We headed into Courmayeur proper to check out cable car to Mount Blanc. We discovered that a free bus took you into the village housing the cable car, where you could buy your tickets - so off we went, back to where we'd stayed the night before ... We re-parked up, hopped on the free bus, and we arrived at La Palud. We bought our tickets, and after a brief wait, ...
Arrivée à bon port , chez tommaso à Foggia, mon hôte, un samedi. le temps est au nuages, nous décidons de passer la journée sur la péninsule du Gargano, endroit presque méconnu de la population italienne du nord. Tommaso connait bien la route , puisqu il la parcourt tous les jours ouvrés pour aller au travail à San Marco di lamis, juste à côté . Nous parquons la voiture au parking d'un cimetière à la sortie sud de san giovanni rotondo, bourg, lieu de pélérinage ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet