Hotel Villa Gioiosa
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... next stop was Thessaloniki which is a big nothing place – very drab and it could have been any city in the world – except for the dreadful drivers and abandoned buildings and building sites. If any of our readers are Greek or Turkish, I don’t wish to cause offence, but one thing that these two countries have in common, is bad drivers! We were amazed to learn that, in Turkey, once you have your licence, this is the first time you actually get to ...
... see the atractions of a holiday, or even a residence, here.
After a pleasant breakfast of fruit, yoghurt, some ham and cheese, washed down with the usual orange juice and coffee, we set off for the ducal palace, which is the dominant building of the town. A huge palatial structure dating to the early 14th century when the Duke of Montepelfre was the man in charge of this region of Italy. It is also ...
... of note and beauty to Joy to study and write about.....but this one small painting was in her head.
3 hours later she wandered out the gallery, tablet full of notes,head full of colours, compositions, brush strokes etc., and Bianca Sforza....and strolled down the hill to meet Michael for lunch.
Then chatting about their respective visits he asked "....and what did you think of the Lapis fellow?"..... Who?......and the cartoons by Carracci ...
... were closed for the day, or opened late, but we did see the cathedral, it's oratorio and the civic museum, where Joy was delighted to find a fresco by Reni. After a break for coffee and croissant we walked up the long steep slope of the Via Veneto to reach a fantastic view point in the Piazza Roma, overlooking the surrounding snow covered hills, and the town spread below. There is a 14th century fortress here too, but sadly it was closed for the ...
... we seemed to be the only non nationals and the oldest people there...what harm....we were out to have fun and enjoy the experience and we double checked the menu as to what we fancied. Wine and water were brought to our table along with a basket of local bread, this was followed shortly after by a beautiful plate with crostini, salami prosciutto and a little dish of lemon sauce, all very yummy......It was at this point that we realised ...