|Bridges across the Passer River into Merano|
|Flowers in Merano|
|Merano's concert hall|
|Wide promenades along the river|
|Medieval gate into Merano's old city|
Merano is a beautiful city situated in a basin beside the Passer River. Surrounded by the south Tyrolean Alps that rise up to 11,000 feet high, the town is noted for a mild climate and health spas. Merano counts Ezra Pound and Franz Kafka among famous residents of the past.
|Our hotel near Vicenza|
|St. Francesco Church Ravenna|
|Piazza del Popolo Ravenna|
|Basillica St. Vitale Ravenna|
|Beaches line Italy's Adriatic coast|
We now continue south toward the heel of Italy.
|Our hotel in Alba Adriatica|
|Hotel's private beach|