My One Hotel Villa Ducale
Travel Blogs from Parma
Getting used to the driving. good roads, put UK to shame mostly. Not sure the GPS was helpful or not but we didn't get lost. Found the hotel. Absolutely nothing like the pictures and the room they gave us was noisy on the motorway. But they changed it for us no problem. Clever marketing on their website! Fancy dinner restaurant but slightly …
... to find somewhere to eat without any success. Eventually found a pizzeria that was open at 7pm, so atmospheric, local, regional etc went by the wayside in favour of just eating something. Sampled more local wine (Sangiovese red) with meal, and toasted Dads birthday. Can report that no wine yet sampled is anything other than good, to very good! Hic. Must find some local produce tomorrow to bring home. Today 90 miles. Total miles ...
... in fact a garbage truck! First night on tour and in nice was a blast, everyone is lovely and here for some fun! Woke up to head down to breakfast to find Nicole, she was in a different room and wanted to check out this seafood place we read about aswell. So Kelly, Anna, Nicole, Cat and I headed down the Main Street for a bit of shopping and exploring. We came across the markets which are held in old town then on our way to ...
... it is illegal and you can get fined.
It was our turn to do our introductions on the bus (Kim stop laughing). We were lucky last and Im glad thats done now. I also forgot to mention Mum had a fright yesterday, it wasn't good. We were at one of the lookouts and turned around and there was a man nude sitting in front of us. We gasped that loud unintentionally and the poor man proceeded to put ...
... the 2 long drives up the coast, we have had time to reflect on the Italian road and driving 'skills' - We've seen some 'incredible’ driving skills from the Italians during our travels, and it is a unique experience to be on the roads – sometimes it is a sight to be seen to be believed! Here are some of the things we’ve observed along the way:
Motorcycles/scooters – weaving in/out of traffic and passing cars at speed with ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking