Villa La Contessina
Travel Blogs from Sorrento
Another day with not much objective but to enjoy the pool or maybe walk down into the streets below and explore the narrow streets or sit by the harbour and enjoy the views over a glass of wine !
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 ...
... wheel drive bus which takes you up the side of the volcano. From there you have to walk the final 700m to the top of the crater. I cannot believe that I had chosen of all days to where my Havianas and not my Gowalk skeechers! I am very proud of my efforts walking up the side of the volcano as it was quite steep and although I stopped a couple of times (my calves were killing me!) I made it. At the top a guide explained the geological history, pointed out Pompeii, how the ...
... when the man shoved his hat under Moses' nose and wouldn't go away until Moses put some change in (even though Jo already tipped a fairly large amount for the table)! Sure enough, after he had collected his money, he was packed up and off before we'd even finished our first course! After lunch we were dropped at a cameo factory (tour guides seem to be very interested in factory visits). We then had a 2 hour walking tour of Pompeii which ...
... up as a very narrow and windy road meandering around the coastline. Under some circumstances this would be enjoyable however those circumstances would exclude Italian drivers. The tri was characterized by small cars( mostly Smart cars) and mopeds duckin and diving in and out of lanes, trying to overtake often and blind corners and just pulling out in front of the van. Unbelievable - I can honestly say I have never experienced ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed