Hotel Ideal Park
Travel Blogs from Bolzano
ORTISEI, JUNE 12
Yesterday we spent a very relaxing day at the pool at the Villa Sostaga. We had a wonderful dinner and were introduced to a new wine from the Lugano district which was quite delicious. It was very hot yesterday so the pool felt refreshing. In the afternoon we noticed a drone flying over the villa. It turns out the owner was having ...
... to Bolzano (if you are speaking Italian) or Bozen (if you are speaking Austrian). As we are still in Italy I will use Bolzano. don't know why they don't just decide on one name for the place but this double-naming is quite common in this part of the world. Although we are in Italy, it would appear that most people speak Austrian and the architecture looks more Austrian. We even had a meal tonight in a brewery that was much ...
... a stressful visit to the Old Town in search of the elusive self service laundry.
Thursday May 29
We left the hotel before 8 am and headed again to the mountains. As we expected, we found the road up the mountain closed a few kilometres out of the little town of Levico Terme. It was fun to watch the passing parade as we waited the nearly 6 hours til race time. The vibe was infectious - lots of fit young ...
... pick up the pace to avoid the heckling. Adam went from being amused by them to being a bit annoyed at them. Yes Mom our hands were guarding our wallets all night as the sparkling toys they threw way up high in the sky were perfect distractions and pick pocket bait! I think our dinner by the canal, our trip across the Ponte Academia looking at the lovers locks and our night walk to and from St. Marks Square will be the most memorable aspects of our ...
... in the month.
We took a cable car to the mountains behind Bolzano - a great view of the Dolomiti. Rain is expected tomorrow so we made the most of our opportunities to see them before the clouds descend. So many walkers - all ages, all abilities. Some seemed to be quite unsteady on their feet but setting off with walking poles in their hands. It seems to be part of the culture - a very healthy way to live.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility