Villa Vecchia Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Today we got up and visited our usual morning brekky spot for our hot chocolate and custard cornerto. We then used the hop on hop off bus to get over to the Vatican for a look inside the basilica. The que weaved around the entire outside of St Peter's Square; it only took an hour to get inside which was ok. For this earned the right to pay 7 euro and climb the 320 steps to the top of the cupola. This has to be the highest point in Rome with spectacular views. ...
... one of the many groups that were going through. Now I was in St. Peter's Basilica, where I paid 5 EUR to go up to the top of the dome. It was quite the climb with the final staircase being barely wide enough for one person to pass through, but the view from up there was absolutely magnificent. The entire St. Peter's square was before me, with all the people looking like little ants scurrying around.
Next up, I toured the basilica itself. Designed by Bramante, ...
... this huge monument that commemorates those lost at war that were never found, or unidentified. From there we went on the roof (an extra 7 euro of cause) and then to a nearby church (Santa Maria). One thing to describe their buildings and churches is intricate. The detail is amazing and they are filled with statues, paintings, all will minute detail. Mum and I found a little pop up bar where we enjoyed a white wine each overlooking the colosseum, the ruins and the tourists. ...
Today we took the Metro. This was really cool and it travels so fast. We went to the Spanish steps and walked all the way to the top. Man are there a lot of steps!! Where the Spanish steps are located there are a lot of shops. This place was basically the Times Square of Rome. It had every designer brand you could think of. We then took a quick stroll to ...
We had lovely sleeps last night, with the only noise waking us this morning being someone going to the toilet and the cistern making a ridiculously loud hum. It does it every time someone goes to the loo...! Anyways, so we got up and had breakfast at the hotel, before heading to the vatican museum. We were expecting pretty big queues, but the mass of people looked worse than it was. Pre-booking online is definitely the ...