Grand Hotel Savoia
Travel Blogs from Genoa
We got up and traveled to Genoa, it seemed forever, but once we got there, it was worth it. First of all, the food was great, second of all, the aquariums. The Genoa Aquarium was absolutely amazing! The aquariums were huge, I definitely liked the whale sharks the best. We stayed all afternoon, it got a little tiring walking around, …
Well after driving from Savona/Spotorno along the coast rather than the Autostrade for about an hour we found our Hotel.
Having "no parking" at the Hotel and "oneway" streets made the journey a little more exciting than the normal Italian traffic?
I think that I have been driving in Europe for too long as I have even started beeping …
... ourselves directed back up the hill at the end to discover the camp was yes 1km from beach but straight up on a cliff..... Who in right minds puts a camping ground on a cliff. View is spectacular though see first photo. We finally made it stressed to the max and not looking forward to getting out of here. Off down to beach we go.... Man at reception told us only 10min walk mmmm not possible given we a million miles up. Down a million ...
... having to pay to go to the sea side.
Sunday we headed for the hills, in the wonderful Fiat Cinqeciento, it's amazingly spacious inside and enjoyed a picnic in the hills. There was no one else about everyone else was on the coast. There was a lovely river, I would have swum in but the others were clearly nothing like so impressed.
Monday was a taster of Genoa. It's a really big medieval city with an impressive collection ...
A quick drive 200km north and we have arrived in Genoa to stay with our friends Ian & Cassandra who we knew from Oman. Ian is seconded here for a couple of years since he is part of the team supervising the building of a new ship for the Sultan's ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet