Travel Blogs from Casal Velino
Today we visited one of the most beautiful and luxurious lakes in the world. Lake Como, where some of the most famous movie stars/singers/actors holiday and live. It is beautiful there. It was a bit chilly but the water was really clear in some parts of the lake and tempted us. There are a lot of amazing villas on the water front and in the hills. The villas were more like palaces. They were gigantic! So were the private gardens filled with all sorts ...
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We are not sure if you have received my blog from Cinque Terra. I really hope so as it all seems far away now we are in a totally different part of Italy and far from there now. It was an amazing journey and like nothing we have ever seen. Our day taking a train and boat along the coast was beautiful and breath taking with every turn. The little village of Corniglia was tucked into the rocks and the location of ...
Yesterday left Positano. We took a shuttle to Salerno then picked up a car from Avis. The coast road from Positano to Salerno was truly breathtaking and the driver quite friendly and tried to explain a few sights along the way. Headed south and stopped at some Greek ruins in Paestrum which dated back to BC. Weather a little cold and rainy or we probably would have stayed longer. Took the scenic root to Marina di Camerota. Stopped at Bascillicata and had a late lunch at a little pizzeria. ...
... from a distance we can see Varenna. Walking along you see all the beautiful flowerbeds and grand villas and hotels. We could stay here forever!
We went for a lovely dinner at the restaurant underneath our hotel and sat lakeside. It's a very sleepy little place which we really like after being in all the hustle and bustle for the past few ...
... Pompei was covered by ash and stones and the people were mostly killed by the gases. Herculium was covered by a mudslide when the water table collapsed into the volcano and released another massive flow down the side of Versuvius. Herculium is further north on the west side of the mountain and was completely covered by mud and slit. So well that the ruins were well preserved when they we found in recent times. It ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking