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Left Asti yesterday to head across to Parma. It took us about 25 minutes to de-ice the windscreen and windows before we could start driving. Even though it had stopped snowing, it was still below zero, with a thick blanket of fog covering the city. We again decided to forgo the convenience of using the Autostrada and stick to the regional roads (to …
Off to the opening of the annual Prosciutto Festival... and the Bologna countryside...
... to find somewhere to eat without any success. Eventually found a pizzeria that was open at 7pm, so atmospheric, local, regional etc went by the wayside in favour of just eating something. Sampled more local wine (Sangiovese red) with meal, and toasted Dads birthday. Can report that no wine yet sampled is anything other than good, to very good! Hic. Must find some local produce tomorrow to bring home. Today 90 miles. Total miles ...
... tour theme song) and coincidently it was time for us to head back to the room and get ready for Monaco. Our form of transport today was the tram, didn't figure out how to purchase tickets initially so we just rode for free- rebels. Time to head to Monaco and roll around in our bus with the rich and famous! Headed into the grand casino and had a wine, it wasn't very big but we assumed all the action was behind the entrance to the ...
After Monaco we left for the leaning tower of Pisa. This was better then we expected. The detail on the tower was extraordinary.
We spent some time exploring the building and surrounds. It was another warm day, about 27 degrees.
One thing we noted which is quite annoying is the amount of people trying to sell imitation products. Apparently if you get caught buying any imitations ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
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Great hotel. A reminder of what hotels were about yesteryear. It is very well located with the city just a short walk away. Free parking was available. WiFi is not free, but only costs 6 euro per 24 hours.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.