Hotel Il Parco Degli Ulivi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Il Parco Degli Ulivi Villafranca Tirrena
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... which covered the history of Malta, which was great but would have been handy first thing in the morning. Interesting and dramatic history, and so many sights as well. The majority of which I only saw on the highlights reel as we didn't have enough time. Sicily The stretch of water between the mainland and Sicily was guarded by two monsters, Scylla and charibdes. Or something. Anyway, yet another pop ...
... completed our well overdue washing. Did some shopping and then visited the Greek amphitheatre which was beautiful and it is still being used for concerts today. Had a Pizza for lunch and back to the room for a rest. Went into town around dinner time and found a Restaurant and went downstairs, we were the only ones there, sitting quietly waiting for food, when Jenny was first to spot a large rat making its way across the dining room. Told the waiter who had a look for it but said ...
... or bring headlights like Lois and Larry or a flashlight like we did. Our hotel does not have a restaurant, does have a restaurant recommendation but it is half way back up the mountain. I think the closer you are to the top the more expensive the hotel. We are paying €120 a night a good bit down the hill and you can see by my photos that it is a fairly steep hill with many steps. I do not think we will have lost too much ...
... of us voted to go back to the freeway. Gary's GPS gave up on us. We circled back along through the towns by the waterfront...I mean we could see the ferries, but could not find how to get to the dock. finally Gary spied a faded and weather beaten sign which had both port and tourista on it so we drove down and onto the dock, bought our €40 ticket for car and four passengers, rolled on, third from last car.
... bubbling coming from the sea bed, as little whirlpool formations were easily visible in the clear turquoise water. Stromboli looks like a volcano - a classic triangle visible above the water, standing at 920 metres. But that's only what's above water. The sea is around 2000 metres deep off Stromboli, so it would be a large mountain if you could see it all! It's the youngest of the volcanoes of that ridge, and is in a constant state of spraying liquid magma, which is only easily ...