Hotel Principe Di Piemonte
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We are traveling up the coast of Italy on our way to Florence. We stopped over in a small town called San Gimigniano. A sweet, hill town with self-proclaimed best gelato in the world. We are spending the night tonight in Viagreggio which is a beach resort on the coast of Tuscany.
... for a mausoleum) with a perfect view of the Vatican, inspiring some of my weekend explorations of the city.
I made it back to the Vatican Saturday morning bright and early to be able to climb the dome (which is rapidly becoming the theme of many of my adventures) and see St. Peter's Basilica. After climbing the Duomo in Florence, it made this climb feel easier and the view over the Vatican was impressive to say the least. Though I didn't make it in ...
... back to the apartment, Pietro said that his father was a sculptor and one of his pieces was commissioned by the City of Rome. He also said that he was the model for the piece when he was about 16 years old. This is the picture with Pieto standing next to the sculpture of Jesus on the side of the building. Sorry that it's blurry. We stumble into bed after midnight exhausted from the day that started in Meta and ended on the cobblestone streets of ...
... just in time and jumped on the train. Did I mention it was 42 degrees this day with humidity. We took in so much information and history, it was one of the most incredible days I have experienced so far.
Rome will forever be one of my most favourite places in the world. So rich with culture and history. I loved every minute of it. (minus the stink and all the tourists) haha. When I come back, and I will, it will be in the fall or winter time!
Monday 6/5 moved to tour hotel and meet 12 of my fellow travellers all Americans. It's pouring rain so I join the others to go to the capuchin church of the immaculate conception to see the franchen crypt with rooms decorated with human bones and candelabra's of bones. It sounds gruesome but was interesting and respectful. Then ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Principe Di Piemonte Rome
Stunning hotel we stopped in for only one night on our way to Florence.
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