Hotel degli Oleandri
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Room service
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... Castle tour: There is a beautiful castle situated 200 meters from Sirmione bus-stop. Entry is 4 Euro per person. Time to take a tour may vary from 1-3 hours. View of the lake and the town from the top of the castle is mesmerizing.
... towards the centre to the huge castello, which guarded the bridge across the river. The buildings are lovely with a mix of architectures from Roman to present day.
Dick was stuffed so we had coffee & moved on to the huge piazza on one face of which is the Roman theatre for which Verona is known for. Had a beer & walked slowly home for a rest.
Wednesday 21st October
Had breakfast in the basement & went off ...
... that looked nice, but otherwise the city seemed to be dark and covered in graffiti. I decided I would just head back to the area where my hotel was, just few minutes out of the centre and find some food there. What I didn't know was the only restaurant in this are was a steakhouse. Not wanting to ride down the major road in the dark back to the centre, I decided to just have whatever was cheapest. This turned out to be something like ...
... and we mentioned Seattle, the owner said that he knows Rick Steves who indeed has visited his restaurant. Very proudly he brought out his tablet to show us the video clip. Wine was poured with a very unique aerator that is hand blown glass from Italy. When Kathy asked where we might get one the owner said he would sell us one. Another souvenir of our trip!
Verona has been a lovely stop and one to recommend for a short stay en route to Venice.
... the old city. Hotel Columba D'Oro is only a block from the old Roman Arena that now serves as a concert venue. Upon check-in we were informed that Sunday was the last of a three day regional wine tasting event being held in Verona old town. Over sixty wineries of the Veneto region offered Soave, Valpolicella, Amarone and a few Sparkling wines for visitors to try. The tasting was great bargain ...