La Riserva di Castel d'Appio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews La Riserva di Castel d'Appio Ventimiglia
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Late by half an hour so was delayed at all four train stops. What a day to have three connections oh mon dieu. Luckily the last two trains could be combined. I have no idea why when I scheduled my trains, they made me reserve for two separate trains when there is one that goes through all four stops!? Anyways, sitting on the train for 4 hours is easy when you have a view of the ocean the entire time. In Ventimiglia right ...
... we entered an art oasis. The decor was very creative and the owners display the works of a different artist every month on the walls, tables and counter tops. Our room was an equally creative quadruple with a loft, a gold leaf pedestal sink and a toilet/shower area made completely of glass. Very cool. Our host David recommended the Puerta Nizzi, a local restaurant just down the alley from our B&B. ...
... Ross had promised Miss M a swim in the public pools that were situated under the courtyard in front of our apartment, so we walked back to the apartment to go swimming and also pack some of the bags. The pool was however closed, so after sorting the bags out it was back to Adam and Deb's for dinner and another few rounds of Mario car racing and ten pin bowling on the Wii.
Back to the apartment by about ...
... drowned out other non-descriptive sounds (motorbike stealing? murder?).. and the cleaning lady was not wearing many clothes (servicing more than just the rooms?). We were out of there as early as possible feeling tired and dirty, but were faced again with needing petrol, a plan and some enthusiasm.
Dirty, tired and lacking enthusiasm is not a good recipe for mountain riding, so again we took the easy option – Motorway to coastal road, ...
... of a series of long tunnels. Important Italian word to know – luce means light! We managed to change cabins, not the most pleasant smelling but at least we had light.
Five minutes out of Ventimiglia our train came to a complete stop on top of a bridge, with us all tilted at an angle. No explanation was forthcoming as we sat for around 40 minutes. Finally, again ...