An excellent little budget hotel, located a 10 min walk from the train station (on the beach side) I visited in the off-season in order to see San Marino. Niagara is an excellent value, very clean, extremely friendly, and offer a nice breakfast which is included....more
A beautiful and relatively untouristy hill town in close proximity to Rome, Orvieto sits atop a giant volcanic rock. Nice views of the Umbrian countryside look out in all directions. Gorgeous old cobbled streets wind their way around town. The Cathedral is a highlight. Also make time to visit...more
Somebody described this as church as "baroque on steroids" and I would have to agree. I don't really like baroque interiors but this is a tremendous example. I stopped in one Saturday evening and there happened to be a mass being said by the Arch Bishop of Naples. It was a beautiful...more
In my opinion one of the most genuine historic centers of Europe because its still a residential zone and a commercial area for those residents. No international shopping brands or chain restaurants here. Just bakeries, butchers, and coffee bars. And a tremendous amount of churches. The streets...more
All the best finds from the Roman sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum ended up here. Excellent collection of sculpture and mosaics. Now open is the once-forbidden "secret" room with erotic frescoes and sculptures.
Good atmosphere. Adaquate rooms. Really friendly and helpful staff. I wasn't really expecting to like this place so much. But they are good peple (and Naples is a fantastic city). Comes with a free breakfast.