Hotel La Forcola
Travel Blogs from Venice
... half the world was on that canal.
- Visiting out-of-the way Torcello (a little island about an hour away on the vaporetto) and Lido (a 20 km sand dune with 20,000 residents and very up-market holiday offerings)
- Going up the bell tower in Church of San Giorgio Maggiore to catch a bird's eye view of the sunset. Would never have found it without you, Jane and Chris..thank you.
- Having a Bellini at Harry's ...
... luxurious products being bought by so many while Italy is on the verge of bankruptcy.
our hotel is the. PALACE GRANDE, WHICH IT IS. High on a mountain, filled w antiques and looking at t he snow covered Swiss Alps.
And again we are exhausted from so much walking.
HAPPY AND BLESSED EASTER.
LOVE YOU ALL,
CINDY AND STAN
... park is built up on top of a mountain and overlooks the city of Barcelona. It was designed by the famous Barcelona architect Gaudí and includes many ornately built buildings that look like they came straight out of Whoville. We also managed to make it to the Sagrada Familia, one of the most famous churches in the world. The hour wait was totally worth it! I've never been inside a more magnificent building. Once inside, the numerous stained glass windows filtered light into ...
... that my makeup bag was in my hand luggage and it contained scissors and tweezers and I also had a 250ml bottle of shampoo. Luckily they let me through but I could see John's eyes starting to roll! Once aboard we quickly unpacked and met our steward Marvin. As always these guys work all hours but are always helpful and very pleasant. What a sight it is leaving Venice by cruise ship. The Carnival ship left a little before us and we watched it make it's way between the ...
While yesterday was unplanned and easy-going, today is a bit more structured. Later this morning we're scheduled for a 3-part guided tour, partially land-based and partially water-based. But before our tour begins, we take care of a few details for the day (yes, they revolve around FOOD!). Our breakfast quest gets underway just around the corner from the apartment at the Campo Santa Sofia Traghetto (gondola ferry), where we cross the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility