Hotel Residence Villa Mazzanta
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- Airport Transportation
- Kids pool
- Banquet room
- Breakfast Available
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Today we got up and drove to Vada. For lunch we stopped off at the Necropolis di Tarquinia and looked at the ancient Estrucan tombs. They are very old 500-110BC. We went into 10 of them and they are all underground. The paintings were a bit like ancient Eqypt. They were behind glass so they didn't get harmed by camera flashes.
When we got …
... and it was so funny to me that a cat was just hanging out in the chair next to her the whole time we ate "breakfast" (breakfasts here are really light, so we both got cappuccino and she had a small focaccia with ham, and that was even probably heavy by Italian standards, and I had a croissant).
Then we started the trek to Monterossa. About an hour and forty five minutes, and even without the packs it was challenging, but beautiful. We ate lunch in Monterossa, and ...
... using local Tuscan products. One testament to how good this area is for eating is that there are more locals eating there than tourists and the waiters don't always speak English. We ate there the next 2 nights as well. On Friday and Saturday night, it was lovely to watch the children running around the square with their soccer balls and scooters....a real family atmosphere.
... tourists and if it wasn't for the tower I doubt many of them would be there as Pisa doesn't seem to have much else on offer. I suppose the Tower of Pisa is one of those places that is just so well known that you have to go and see it if you can and now we have and we can cross it off our list. We had a gelati which was very tasty sitting on the lawns around the cathedral and then went back to our campsite to have a swim. ...
... stopping to explore the Manarola cemetery and then walking out to the end of Punto Bonfiglio, the point on which the cemetery lies and the location of nice little playground with toilets (squat ones - and a standard one as well) and picnic benches. We stopped to have a snack on a nice shady bench with a view of the ocean and then continued around the Punto and back towards the Manarola harbor. This last leg of our walk greeted us with the ...