Travel Blogs from Vieste
... a late dinner, we were surprised to find that most of the town streets were blocked to traffic and a band was playing, It appeared that the entire town had come out for a grand celebration (including fireworks) - come to find out it was a funeral! Peschici has lots of little surprises.
It's so relaxing we decided not to venture too far – the town and it's colorful people are entertainment enough. Our room is steps from ...
MORE PICTURES TO COME! We awoke to clear skies, dew om the fields and 13 degrees (55F)! Our detination today was the Adriatic Sea and the Gargano Peninsula, but we had to cross the "lower leg" of Italy (if one thinks of Italy as a leg and foot kicking a ball). We were did not know what to expect of the mountainous interior of Basilicata. Remote and relatively unfrequented by tourists, the guidebooks had very little to say. We found the area quite ...
... via two cables cars, to a height of 3842m, and to some of the most spectacular scenery we have ever seen. The cable cars (two parts) were spectacular in themselves - dangling under small cabling, we made our way higher and higher to the first stop. The ride overlooked the Aosta Valley below, and up to the massive snow capped peaks above. We arrived at the first stop which was spectacular in itself, but what we were really after was getting up to 3842m. At the half way point ...
... Monte Sant'Angelo. It is a cute town at the top of a hill which is known for it's shrine dedicated to the Arcangel Michael. There is a Basilica built in the 13th century with a sanctuary developed around a location in a cave where Michael is said to have appeared several times in 490. It has been an important pilgrimage site since the middle ages.
Lunch in the town was probably the highlight of ...
Sorry, I therefore come back to this hike: it is not the end of the top because relief is oblond, the trail is marked and bounded right and left stones granite, as on a motorway we follow the frame of this trail, the wind being more present. ln summer must be sweltering here because no shadows and l must be heat, burn on the spot, to death, by the heat of the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility