Orizzonte Blu di Tropea Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... is considered one of the 10 best in Italy and it was great.
There was actually sand on the beach and an amazing dramatic backdrop with the cliffs and houses rising up behind us.
We had a great time swimming and sunbaking here.
We found a small shopping centre nearby and yes maybe I spent too long in there for the rest of the family,
but we hadn't shopped for ages and I did need ...
... to a town called Tropea.
It is super short you can see the town from our resort.
We walked into town and after that we got a takeaway pizza and went to the beach to eat it.
The beach was nice after a hot walk around town.
Riley, Zara and me jumped into the water straight away.
The water was crystal clear and super nice.
After we drove home ...
... to it.
And we where looking for a restaurant and mum ran into a shop and bought a dress and other people took the bag accidentally that we where buying but they came back and gave it back.
We bought 2 pizzas and we took them to a good view point and ate them. These where probably my favorite pizzas yet.
Then we went down to the beach and this beach was one of the top 10 most beautiful beaches in Italy.
And we ...
... resulted in punctures.
After our brief exploration of Marina de Nicotera, we headed on up to the town of Nicotera itself. The road was steep and winding. It was getting on for midday and the sun was beating down. After about 40 minutes, no sign of getting to the top of the hill and being chased by two barking dogs I had had enough. I had a brief discussion with John and headed back to the campsite and spent the rest of the afternoon on the ...
The birthplace of Archimedes(you remember the book Mr Archimedes bath) and chosen island for Mafia. There are quite a few mafia type souvenirs around the little shops, along with lava from Mt Etna, which was smoking satisfactorily when we were leaving. Lots of tiny streets in the old town, plus, of course, high end shops and tourists, but not as many as other places. Antiquities too and I would have liked to spend more time here and less in ...