Grand Hotel Savoia
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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, …
After a hair raising introduction to driving in Italy (Milan) we made our way to Genova located on the northwestern coast of Italy and the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Pictures below show some of the sights along the way in the Italian Alps.
Once here we were upgraded to the Grand Hotel Savoia which is really nice. …
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 …
... who decides which place becomes the most exclusive. There is a lovely palazzo high above the town of Santa Margherita, surrounded by acres of parkland. We were having trouble finding our way to the entrance, when four nice young people came along and led us there, as they re going to the same place. The trees are old and huge, and the gardens lovely, so we spent some time there enjoying the surrounds, and the views over the harbour. Then we had a nice coffee back in the ...
... stakes. Everyone dresses up and goes out, walking their dogs, meeting friends, socialising in the cool of the day. You often see 2 or 3 older people sitting on a seat and I guess, catching up on the day's news. And theres a real sense of enjoyment It's something I love to see, as it seems such a nice thing to do. If it was us, we'd probably send an email or a text. So even though Rapallo has lots of tourists, there is still a really strong sense of it being ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet