Al Sorriso Greenpark
Travel Blogs from Levico Terme
... some of their liquore and grappa. After this, we stop for lunch. Unfortunately, after lunch we get caught out as most shops closed at 12.30pm and are not due to open again until at least 3.30pm. We wander around for a while and return to Nardini distillery to pick up more grappa, and stop for the favourite drink of the locals, 'messo e messo'. A wedding party is outside celebrating and taking photos, and we agree that the Ponte Vecchio would make an ...
... bursts of 5m weather followed by absolutely nothing.
We've noticed that northern Italy feels very different to the southern Italy we left 6 weeks ago. Everything seems a bit calmer and nicer to be honest - maybe the influence of the mountains?
Phoebe's Lake Garda theme revolved around colours. More specifically, asking us "what colour is this" about everything she saw. Even things we'd literally ...
... find ourselves ascending the mountains north of Bassano, on some very windy but well maintained roads. The number of cyclists heading up the mountains is amazing, particularly the fact that many appear to be in their 50s and 60s, despite many of the inclines being 10% or more. We keep a steady pace as we negotiate the roads, given the combination of being unfamiliar and driving on the opposite side of the road, and we pull aside several times ...
This is one of the busiest times during our trip, as we attempt to see the local sites around Bassano Del Grappa, attempt to see relatives and visit former family homes and other important places for the family history. To squeeze everything in, there's no time for sleeping in and we meet Renato again as he's kindly offered to drive us up the windy mountain roads to Rubbio, for the Brunello history tour. Rubbio is a ...
... on the site of an ancient castle that dates back to 1000AD, preparations are underway for the Hydrogen concert festival which starts on 6 July and features various bands and singers including James Blunt and Robert Plant, with a giant stage and seating being erected in the piazza. We leave here after having lunch and coffee, and head to Villa Serena, the nursing home where Zia Maria now lives. She greets us at the entrance, and we spend an hour with her. For her age ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service