Residence Club Santa Maria
Travel Blogs from Vieste
We traveled all the way across Italy to the eastern Adriatic coast to the town of Vieste on Wednesday. On the way we stopped to see Hadrian's Villa just outside of Rome near Tivoli. If you recall Hadrian was the dude who built the Pantheon and the wall across the northern edge of the Roman Empire in England to protect the Romans from invading Celts. This is the origin of the old expression that "if you can't beat ...
La Masseria Il Frantoio - Sabato a Lunedi, Marzo 17th 2014.
We can't believe how we have struck gold yet again. We struggled to find it but on the left, as we travelled north from Ostunia to Fasano, was the sign for La Masseria Il Frantoio. After a kilometre off the main road, we arrived at electric gates, announced our arrival through an adjacent internal phone and drove in. We were escorted to an ancient olive grove, provided with electricity and shown the ...
... pilgrims, directing them on
their journey toward God. (We will have the opportunity to view and pray before the incorrupt body of Padre Pio.)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gargano Peninsula and a visit to the
Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six different popes, St Francis and at
least four other saints have knelt in prayer ...
... put to the bay. We ventured back down and the girls liked around the shops and Darryl and I checked out the museum. Back to the boat as it sailed at 2 and we had lunch on board. In the afternoon we read and packed as the bags had to be outside our cabin tonight so time to get organised again and thinking about our last days. Our last dinner ...
We awoke to clear skies, dew on the fields and 13º C (that is 55º F)! We had not seen temperatures this cold in quite some time. Our destination today was the Adriatic Sea and the Gargano Peninsula. To get there we needed to cross the "lower leg" of Italy (if one thinks of Italy as a leg and foot kicking a ball). We did not know what to expect of the mountainous interior of Basilicata. Remote and relatively ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking