Villa San Carlo Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
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... there, so we had a nice ham and cheese toastie and a nice cafe latte, soaked up some rays and then off we went.
After leaving this was most certainly feeling like a Grand Prix, the bridges the tunnels the windy roads, and those Italians driving right up behind you, and weaving in and out, I tell you need to be on the ball and be wide awake for these crazy people. ...
An easier day today - only a half hour walk after our bus ride into the hills to in Castagnole Monferrato. It was a little hazy but the view across the vineyards was glorious. Hayfever struck once again - this time it was the snowflake trees which were scattering pollen everywhere. Illaria offered to take my photo with the vineyards but I declined - my eyes were streaming, not pretty. OK. I think Juventus just scored a goal ...
... for the stops we had planned for today. Our first little village, Avigliana, is perched beside two glacier fed lakes and surrounded by the Alps. Too bad we couldn't see either. We drove to the Abbey, Sacra di San Michele, at the top of a really high mountain. This monastic community was founded around the year 1,000. During this abbey's prime it attracted pilgrims on their way to Rome and as a ...
... and accessible by train.
So, let’s look at some maps, compliments of Google. If we zoom in we see a sheltered harbour with breakwaters, so I guess that means boats, and shoreline waves & winds.
Let’s zoom in a little more … Oh, there are some scalloped beach shapes near the town & the harbour. I wonder if those are sandy beaches. ...
... overlooked the countryside below. We squeezed the car through the narrow streets and into a parking spot. The vines are only starting to bud and we would have loved to see them in full bloom.
We then drove onto the town of Alba which was a lot bigger than the previous town we visited. We walked along beautiful alley ways, pass ...