Hotel Villa Cimmentorosso
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I do not have anything I want to say about Naples. We walked over to the oldest part of Naples, as this is one of the main tourist places and not to be missed, apparently, and it was disgusting, loud, and full of mafia looking people and black as night Africans, that get up in your business. Get me out of ...
... to Pompeii we wanted to book our train ticket from Naples to Florence whilst here in Sorrento so that we only have to spend minimal time in Naples (for obvious reasons!) That done we can head off to enjoy the history and sites of the area. Arriving at Pompeii train station we had prepurchased tickets to visit Mt Vesuvius. This was an interesting tour and not what I was expecting. Cattle truck (not really but felt like it) up to the National Park and then transfer to a ...
... Journalist, Curzio Malaparte. We have no idea how this was done but it must be one of the great houses of the World. We were told there are huge windows at the front and the back and when the house is approached from the sea you can see completely through the house to the cliff at the back.
From there we walked to the Villa Lysis built for Baron Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, a French novelist and poet. This is a magnificent villa overlooking to Bay of Naples towards ...
... with a view of the sea. We have a really nice, big corner room with huge windows and tiny balconies. The restaurant downstairs, Fauno Bar, is really good and becomes our second home during our stay. Sorrento is a happening place on a Saturday night. There are tons of people out wandering around eating gelato, shopping or sitting in the bars or cafes.
... Italian. At first I thought we might chicken out because we forgot to bring a towel, but Danielle and I made a split section decision took off our boots, socks, sweaters, dresses, scarfs and jumped into the blue grotto! It is nearly 60 meter deep. Well considering how much upper body strength I have I almost did not make it into the boat. It was probably a scene to watch because you basically need to push up and whip your body around. Now as I just double checked ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet