Travel Blogs from Cecina
... looking at the shop windows. We stopped for a drink at a lovely little restaurant and the atmosphere was simply beautiful. The only down side we experienced was the cost of food and drinks – a beer of about 330 ml was 6.80 euros and a single gelati cone (admittedly a huge scoop) was 7 euros. We just felt a like the prices were a bit steep compared to other areas we have visited. However we did enjoy buying some neckties for Malcolm. They were ...
... to the cliffs that overlook the sea. Part of the charm of Cinque Terre is the lack of corporate development. Paths, trains and boats connect the villages, but cars cannot reach them from the outside.
To visit all five villages in one day would have been extremely long and not the most enjoyable, so Keller and I decided to only physically visit Vernazza and Monterosso , the two most famous villages. ...
... however we were soon shocked into reality when we saw that the cost to climb was a whopping 18 Euro's, 10 or 12 we would have probably paid but 18 was a little steep for a short leaning tower, so we declined and took a few more photo's including those of the cathedral and basilica beside it. Back on the street again we were confronted by the usual crowd of hawkers trying to sell, dodgy Rolex watches and Tower ...
... of what we needed - especially cold beer! As we are in Italy, and as we wanted something quick and easy for supper, we had pasta! Chris made a very decent tomato salad, and we followed it all up with some mini-Cornettos, which were probably made in England..... Before a relatively early night Lydia introduced us to a slightly bizarre card game, the name of which I forget, but after about half an hour we got the hang of ...
Today is when I really noticed how broke Italy is. After breakfast in our B&B which consisted of coffee, toast, rolls and runny eggs (I gave my egg to Mark. I hate runny eggs and couln't choke this one down), we got dinged with a 50 euro ticket on a train because we failed to fill in the date on our Eurail pass before the ticket guy got there. Usually they just let ...
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Other places to stay in Cecina
Via della Astronomia,1, Cecina | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Viale Galliano, 36, Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $73
via della cecinella, 7, Cecina | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Viale della Vittoria, 159, Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Viale della Vittoria 91, Cecina | Hotelfrom $89
Via Tronto 10-14 , Cecina | 3 star hotelfrom $135
Via Aurelia 300, Cecina | Hotelfrom $84
Largo Primo Maggio,3, Cecina | Hotelfrom $72