Author: Chris

Viareggio, Italy

After looking at the very large and expensive boats in the busy marina we walked along the Burlamacca canal and crossed the lifting bridge connecting the port to the other side. The fishermen come up this canal every morning with their daily catch where you can buy your fish fresh from the boats.

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Bazzano, Italy

We booked out of the site Saturday morning and headed to Bazzano which was about a 30-minute drive away.  We parked Rosie outside Julie’s house and she drove us to a really lovely restaurant in Castelvetro.  What a lovely traditional Italian village.

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Levanto & Cinque Terre , Italy

Levanto has one of the best beaches not only for swimming but also for surfing.  The beach is sandy and long. This particular area is a favourite of surfers because the waves are some of the biggest in Italy and the water is clean.  Levanto offers castles, public gardens, and incredible architecture.  Historic churches ring their bells to signal the time of day.

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Finale Ligure, Italy

Finale Ligure is known for its white sand beaches and its views. It is located directly adjacent to the Rock of Caprazoppa, a steep limestone mountain on the southwest, and much of the town extends uphill slopes.  The boardwalk is lined with palm trees.

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Cannes, South of France

Our day in Cannes was great and we really enjoyed walking through the lovely narrow streets browsing the shops and looking at the lovely old buildings.

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