Gioiosa Active & Family Hotel
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... along the promenade that seems to run all the way between the towns and villages. There plenty of birds about, cormorants, ducks, coots and some little grebes on the water, black birds, robins, pied wagtails, yellow wagtails and of course pigeon and sparrows on the banks. After our walk we prepared tea only to find the hob wouldn't fire up, we tried a second time but it still refused to work! We found out the camping ...
... was pretty as a picture with the Valley Adige being predominantly horticulture - think Orange on a grand scale. (apples and vines)
We stayed on one night here as a stopover, the old city area is attractive and plenty of activity on the Sunday with everyone out enjoying a beautiful day. Our accommodation was lovely, an old Villa which belonged to some wealthy dude (forgotten the ...
... I do know Italian, some of the pushy drivers knew exactly what my gesticulations meant and I understood theirs easily enough. Bruce could not find the place of our accommodation but a kind lady took us there. Well what a surprise, self contained villa, kitchen lounge, bedroom, bathroom and laundry in magnificent grounds and the price includes breakfast, you can see the photos on Facebook. Very very happy, went into town to the Lidl store which ...
... the old castle
gates and another bar or two. At the end of a lovely day, we hiked
back to the hotel and sat on the roof top watching the sun drop in
the sky while drinking Prosecco. Our evening meal was in the pizza
restaurant near the hotel again. Unfortunately the friendly waiter
was not there again.
Having waited ten years
to see the Italian lakes, we were not disappointed. What a wonderful
... We looked at a few menu boards but were not really impressed
either way, being surrounded by tourists all trying to savour the
same atmosphere. We walked along a side street and immediately found
a much more attractive little restaurant, obviously a family run
affair with just the feel we were looking for. The food was
excellent – seafood pasta for me and rabbit tagliatelli for Jayne.
The evening stroll back to the hotel worked off our meal.