Hotel Rosa del Deserto

Via Giorgini 3, Castrocaro Terme, Emilia-Romagna, 47011, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Castrocaro Terme

Ravenna , mosaics and marble

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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Tuesday 27 May
Back in a port today, at Ravenna, Italy, as the cruise draws to a close.I seem to have a virus, so the day at sea yesterday was a very quiet one.It would have been easy to go nowhere today really, but battled on. One man said I could not possibly be so close to Ravenna and not go to see the mosaics. He would not allow it!
(This would be a city for Ross-bikes everywhere, and part ...

Dungeons and Kidnappers

A travel blog entry by wanderlustgirl1

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Today we ventured to San Leo and the San Marino. After a 3 hour car ride we arrived at the cutest little place to eat lunch. It was just there on the side of the winding mountain road. All of the tables were outdoor under wooden shade coverings. We all had Piadinas which are basically Italian quesadillas, they were--of course--delicious. That place just attracted wanderers, some mountain bikers stopped on their ride up the ...

More mosaics

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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Another lovely sunny day! We set out to see the remaining 3 places with early mosaics but were distracted on the way by a market in a piazza. Our first stop was the Arian Baptistry - very similar to the Neonian Baptistry we went to yesterday but built by the heretic Arian sect a few years later. Whilst the skill of the mosaics was fine, the figures were a little crude and simple in comparison. Next was the church ...

Wonderful mosaics

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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Fortified by a yummy breakfast we set out to visit 5 places with outstanding mosaics - all dating from the 4th to 6th centuries AD. They are mostly UNESCO World Heritage sites and it is incredible that they have survived. The first was the Basilica di San Vitale which was built 15 years before Hagia Sofia in Istanbul and was a model for it. It really set the standard for all the mosaics we saw today - spectacular in the Byzantine style of stylised figures and symbolic motifs. Next ...

Tuscany!

A travel blog entry by davidcarder

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... br> We are finally enjoying some sunshine and the chance to be still for a while. We are staying in a beautiful stone house that used to hold animal feed.(looks better than it sounds) It has given us a chance to catch up with our blog, which we have got very behind on. Thanks to everyone who has commented on the entries. We love hearing from you and we are definitely missing family and friends ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Via Giorgini 3, Castrocaro Terme, is near Museo Romagnolo del Teatro.
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