Hotel Villa Argentina
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villa Argentina Riomaggiore
A great view of the town and ocean from the balcony makes this excellent accommodation. Add in great staff, great breakfast and a very clean though tightish room and we were happy with our stay
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Tuesday August 4 We had our breakfast delivered to the table in our room. It looked really good! Little muffins, yoghurt, toast (which could only be described as larger version of the little crusty biscuits we would use in dips) and some bread. It was the thought that counted and the cappuccinos were good. That was about it. We then made our way to …
Another day, another train adventure. Feeling pretty confident, we headed to the train station, late morning for the short ride to Manarole. This is the town next to Riomaggiore. ,
First off, we could not get the ticket machine to take our cash. Had to stand in line for the ticket agent. OK, no big deal. But there were several hundred people on the platform, about the length of a football field. When the train pulled in, they all rushed the doors. And the train already ...
... and detail of patterns was amazing and very absorbing.
We also saw the tomb of Dante, the famous poet lived his last years in Ravenna.
Then after five, not particularly well connected train journeys we finally reached Vernazza at Cinque Terre, at 8.45pm. We travelled two legs of our journey with a couple from Michigan who had just been in Florence so they were able to give us some tips.
... party--adorable little screaming children running every which way while their moms stood by chatting, eating, and occasionally glancing at their kids to make sure they were still kicking. Around another corner, we found a beautiful cat padding along, threading between the carts outside the local shops, followed by an elderly gentleman--two friends out for an afternoon stroll. Eventually, we ended up running into most of our tour group in a ...
... with views of the cities and coastline. We arrived at our destination of Genova, dropped the car at the airport and taxi into the Genova Piazza Principe (Central Train Station) - we met Jason and hopped a regional train into Manarola (and thank you to those who told us to validate the tickets, we definitely would not have known to do this).
In Manarola, we met the agent and she took us up, and up, and up to ...