From the Italian Alps to the Italian Riviera

I finally have completed my itinerary for my Italy adventure, and probably could now meet the criteria to be a travel agent.  I am spending my last week divided between the Italian Alps and the Italian Riviera. Never having been to either area, except a day in Portofino and Santa Margherita on a cruise, spending time in these two places is very appealing to me, especially in June.

I have to thank my Sicilian friend Angela again for her recommendations, and I will be staying in the ski village of Courmayeur next to the French border. Courmayeur is considered to be the highest town in Italy, located at the foot of Mont Blanc, western Europe’s highest peak at 15,782 feet. The mountains surround this town, and I understand that there is a gondola ride that takes you across to France at 12,000 feet.  I don’t know if I will be up for that.  “Vediamo.” We’ll see.

Then the other part of the week will be at sea level in the seaside resort town of San Remo, within a train ride from the shores of Nice and the country of Monaco. I may as well see these places while I am there, I am thinking. Less than two weeks now…I have started to pack!

About Margie Miklas

An award-winning author, Margie Miklas writes medical thrillers and travel memoirs about Italy, a place which has captured her passion for travel. She is also the creator and owner of the travel blog, Margie in Italy, and a contributing writer for an Italian-American newspaper. A retired critical-care nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her three cats. Her favorite place is the beach, and she likes learning new computer skills, when she is not writing. A member of the Florida Writers Association, Margie makes her home in Florida.
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2 Responses to From the Italian Alps to the Italian Riviera

  1. Bonnie D says:

    Italy sounds better and better, especially to Don. We could plan our trip just chasing behind Margie since she has made all the hard decisions already.

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  2. Donna Musser says:

    I’d hire you! Sounds like you’ll have a full and enjoyable trip.

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