Travel Blogs from Castiglioncello
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
... are lined with olive and lemon groves and the odd vineyard planted into the steep hillside. The towns comprise of the mandatory church or two, many tourist shops and eateries and locals who make a living either from the sea or the tourist trade. We were told many only come here for the summer months and spend the rest of the year in other towns and cities.
The water was beautifully clean and locals and tourists ...
... Monterosso al Mare, which had suffered some damage during the flooding in 2011, but nothing that was noticable. We wandered from end to end (and I got a nice side-soaking from a rogue wave!) which took about an hour, took a rest on the beach for a few minutes and just relaxed and enjoyed our surroundings.
From Monterosso, we took the train to Vernazza, and here you can definitely see some of the damage. When you see videos and photos of the flood, ...
... I hate this at home, but the asparagus she used was divine) and Katie,s with mushrooms, served with a pesto souffle. Vary had made quite an effort to adapt what she had planned to cook to our tastes - but i do feel if she had listened to me better when she asked me what we liked and didn't she would not have had to do so -I did mention I prefer not to eat mushrooms or a lot of cheese, but she wrote nothing I said down, so really, she was partly at fault. ...
... they are much more vigilant about it. Regardless, we spent the day in Pisa.
The tower area has some lovely grassed areas which were covered in people taking the classic silly tourist photos of being crushed by the tower. pushing it down, etc. There are signs saying "please stay off the grass" but it is evident nobody pays any attention. Every once in a while a ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services