Villa Orso Grigio
Travel Blogs from Ronzone
... of time and settled in for our 2 x 1 and 1/2 hr train trips. Two things that have amazed us here are 1. The number of vineyards and grapes - they are everywhere! Soooooo many grapes, no wonder local wine is cheap here. 2. The number of castles - if there is a flat or even a small ridge or shelf up high there is a castle on it!! Our Tyrolian adventure is over as we have now travelled from North to South ...
We awoke to a total cloud whiteout which cleared from the top down to reveal the Dolomites and then the city below. I think it is safe to say we now appreciate the positioning of these strongholds - being high on a hill. After breakfast we set off for a walk to a swimming lake, stroll along the lake and return. Of course that is not what happened. Just as well we are travelling free and easy with the attitude that all experiences are different and good this holidays we have very ...
... aperitifs and bass horn in the throne room. After that is was dinner in the dining room. We were seated in a very grand white table clothed dining room. We began to wonder if we were underdressed. As hotel guests we have a set 3 course menu with choices for starters,mains and deserts. We had cauliflower soup with a cube of slow cooked beef in the middle, a salad in between then pork with potatoes and some other ...
While yesterday was about Richard achieving a bucket-list goal and climbing the majestic Stelvio alpine mountain, today saw Susan achieve her goal of cycling further than she ever has before, through some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable. But more on that later..... We started the day with breakfast in the stately dining room of the Bellevue Hotel. Chandeliers, high ceilings, a fancy waiter, and yummy eggs, cheeses and cold meats as per most brekkies over ...
... showing Arthur and Charlegmane, panels illustrating the love story of Tristan and Iseult, as well as the story of Garel of the Blooming Valley. I think the original goals of the frescos was to help the rather lowly Vintler brothers gain status in the Tyrolean aristocracy, but if you look closely you can learn a lot about about the culture and styles of the day. I snapped a few photos of the frescos.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool