Relais del Nazionale
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... then visited the wonderful Picasso Museum in the old chateau. Back around the coast, through Nice again & on to Villefranche-sur-Mer, where our first stop was the tiny 16th century Chapelle Saint-Pierre, decorated by Jean Cocteau.
Treated ourselves to a glass of wine at a quay-side café, then drove the final short sector to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Lovely seaview from our comfy modern room at Hotel Victoria, braved the rain to go next-door to friendly casual Italian ...
... like a top holiday spot in good weather with lots of hiking, swimming, camping options throughout the area.
Besides...who goes to an amazing canyon and only sees it by bus? We did...well no...almost.
One saving grace was a 30minute stop in cute village with an interesting patisserie.
... the answer was "no we have already gone past the stop". And of course...No you can't use the bus toilet.
Anywhoo...once frantically spending half an hour in misery trying to find a toilet in Rapallo (some broken, some out of bounds...damn restaurants) no help from our tour guide..eventually finding a squat type one...lets not talk about that....I emerged to find that the scenery was actually very nice and we had ...
Day 2 Padova to San Remo
Hotel Piramidi is a bit of a non event, very basic rooms..ok for a crash night. One redeeming factor for me was there was a gym room which I made use of in the early morning....made use of the room...but not really the equipment cause most didn't work...same same but different experience as I've had in other countries....good thing I'm creative, push-ups and squats will have ...
... the light is on red. There is a countdown timer showing 25. Good, not long to wait. Then as the timer remains unchanging it dawns that the count is in minutes not seconds.
We turn off west at Vinadio and climb up and over the Col de la Lombarde (2,350m) into France. It is an amazing road, starting with 12 tight hairpins all piled on top of each other, so close together ...