Hotel San Francesco

Via T. Cigliano 27, Forio, Ischia, Campania, 80075, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Forio

Naples gateway to Sorrento and Pompeii

A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Aug 09, 2014

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... sea is about 30 miles away. The old port gates are still standing. Every day the streets were flooded with gushing water to clean them. Large stepping stones were placed in the street to allow pedestrians to cross without getting there sandals wet. Chariots traveling in either direction could straddle the stones (all had standard-sized axles). In the basalt stones used to pave the streets, chariot wheel indentations can been seen. A single stepping stone meant ...

The Italian Job

A travel blog entry by paul_and_ness on Jul 15, 2014

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... roads through tiny villages. Fiat ...

Naples, Italy

A travel blog entry by u00jpt2 on Jul 11, 2013

... baths, and temples. The area had remains of typical Roman columns and arenas where gladiators would fight. This was one of the most remarkable sights. It was at the same level of impressiveness as the Taj Mahal but very different at the same time. At the end, we enjoyed some Gellato which the area is well known for. We returned to the bus and headed back to Naples for return to the ship. Dinner couldn't ...

I see dead people

A travel blog entry by heidi.buttercup on Apr 24, 2013

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... people instantly. When it turned to stone it conserved their bodies and everything else in the exact position it was when it hit.

So, turns out I was really wrong... about pretty much everything except the fact that there was a volcanic eruption, and the town was called Pompei.

The truth is, it was an ancient Roman city which was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 metres of ash and pumice in the 79 AD Mount Vesuvius erruption. The town was left ...

The Wrath of Vesuvius

A travel blog entry by kim.samra on Sep 08, 2012

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... which I loved; cool and refreshing. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves doing nothing for a few hours before seeking out dinner. We ate at Inn Bufalito, which specializes in buffalo products (like buffalo mozzarella or salami), but has many other delicious things to try. Sukh had a particularly tasty grilled Argentinian t-bone steak with potatoes and I had a yummy pasta (fusilli with buffalo ricotta, sausage and yellow zucchini). Yet another delicious meal in Italy to finish off our ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Via T. Cigliano 27, Forio, is near Giardini Poseidon Terme (Poseidon Gardens), Negombo Giardini Termali, Sant'Angelo, and Monte Epomeo.
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