Travel Blogs from Andalo
We took breakfast in the throne room - as you do. We are getting a bit sick of cheese and ham but still eating it. We were sad to leave our royal palace. We had gotten used to the regal atmosphere. This was a treat stay for us. We booked a taxi and went for one last stoll before travelling. We enjoyed our garden and of course took more castle photos before getting into the taxi to travel to Trento to catch ...
... that we had a glimpse of our Castel-home. We wandered around the streets as the shops opened up, had a coffee, and looked at few little shops in the old area. There was a storm predicted today and we could see some clouds but it did not look close yet. We decided to find the walking path up to the Castello. It was steep - very steep!! Sue was glad that she had been training on the Springwood steps. This made us realise how well placed these castles really are. Dinner was ...
... features, such as the keep and the towers, and the Renaissance residential quarters. A very unusual historical and architectural highlight is the huge octagonal pillar supporting the vaulted ceiling of the entrance hall. Other interesting features include, the so-called Prigione della goccia (Prison of the Drop), the Camera del camino (the Fireplace Room), which is notorious - popular legends have it that the ghost of a mysterious ...
We spent one week in this cosy and special hotel. We planned every evening with the owner of the hotel where to hike the day after. And every time it was a special experience. We saw a lot of mountain lakes, deers, flowers and the owner one time came with us explaining all about the area: history, geography and bothanic. There are a lot of things to do: clibining, rafting, hiking, MTB tours and mcuh more. ...
After lunch we visited Runkelstein Castle, a medieval fortress built in the 1200's. It's main claimm to fame is the large number of period frescos painted about 100 years later. After various periods of disuse and damage, the castle and frescos were restored for public viewing in 2000.
What at made the biggest impression on me were the references to King Arthur and his knights of the round table. There ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service