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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ovest Piacenza
Travel Blogs from Piacenza
... for now I'll say simply that I am well, I'm making good progess and tonight I am sleeping with four other pilgrims - including a very special one - in parish accommodation in Medesano, not far out of the city of Fidenza.
Watch this space.
... courtyards with lush gardens and when I mentioned this to Betty she showed me a book she has that catalogues the 'hidden gardens of Piacenza'. They are incredible - lots of the blocks in the city centre are built around a garden courtyard so from the aerial photos you can see so many patches of green throughout the city. I just love the feeling of walking around and getting little glimpses of hidden treats - even if I don't get to experience them firsthand!
We had a slow start on Saturday but when Alessandro dropped us off we had arranged to meet him and his girlfriend, Claudia, for lunch. We met at his place where his mamma was cooking zucchini risotto and the floors were white marble - making his little dog Tilly perform comically as she tried to run for the ball, her legs needing to gain traction against the slippery surface before she could propel herself manically after her ball. Ale drove us up into the main valley which he ...
... the energy to make coffee in the morning because we are in the land of espresso so we are making this by coffee press and it takes too damn long. This entry is mainly so you understand what we are not doing on this trip and that is spending each evening like this couple across from us at the moment who are enjoying some wine and reading books. I have yet to take out the book I brought with me and only just worked on my resume, which had to be done in the car on the way ...
... dirt road which the Jag did not like at all Ursa the friendly owner who lives in one of the houses in the complex cooked us a lovely dinner on our first evening and also provided breakfast on the first morning after which we decided to cater for ourselves There is a good supermarket in San Rocca and also a nice bar so we were soon sorted on the first day. There has been a lot of rain down here and the surrounding countryside is very green. Looking at the sky we are not hopeful of much ...