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Travel Blogs from San Giuliano Terme
... of sculpted marble standing 17 feet tall. The detail is unbelievable and it makes one want to stand and look for a long time, and return again and again between seeing other pieces in the museum. Lunch was a sandwich in the main square, joining so many others who sit on the benches and steps of the water fountain. On our return, we are treated to a home cooked Italian pasta dinner, which included an appetizer and 2 pasta dishes, by ...
My knowledge of music is so limited. My first, and few, recollections of classical music are the Looney Tunes cartoons. And apart from Dance and ballet, I have had very little experiences with the classics. Our trip into Lucca, the birthplace of Giacomo Puccini, was very interesting. Lucca has a permanent festival honoring this man. Every night of the year, there is Puccini and ...
Siena, a university town nestled in the hills, narrow streets, steep alleys, a Gothic Duomo (cathedral) and a immense Piazza del Campo. It is divided into 17 contradas (neighbourhoods) each with its own banner representing an animal, a turtle, a porcupine etc... Had a Cappuccino on the piazza where twice a year the famous Palio is run. Tons of sand is dumped on the perimeter of the piazza and they have horses and jockeys vying for ...
Corniglia was our next stop and as we were on a tour were spared the 382 steps up to the town; which I did the last time in the middle of an very warm August day! Corniglia and the scenic drive above the town were beautiful especially as it had stopped raining and the sea now had quite a few different colours visible.Although we didn't quite make it to Monterosso al Mare, it was a good trip.
... made ourselves beautiful and headed off for dinner, this time going to Trattoria Neni on Via Pecheria.
We had another lovely meal, (we were even given a complimentary glass of sparkling) and then the customary gelato on the way home…we then walked up to the end of our street as their was something going on in our park, we didnt stay their long though, making our way upstairs to ‘Rusty Nails’ and coffee….
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- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool