Travel Blogs from Dossobuono
... and ferry to Torri del Benaco on Lago di Garda for swimming and dinner overlooking the lake
Shopping and sightseeing
Lunches and dinners in Verona
Golf at Verona GC
Farewell drinks and dinners
After all the months of planning there was the perfect family week in Verona. See captions on the photos below to get personal comments on the week by all family ...
... there. The charming waiters kept referring to me as 'Miss Juliet' and the somewhat fluent Italian I picked up in my primary school years means I'm pretty much having an entire conversation with the locals which consists of 'good morning / night', 'do you speak English?', 'Thankyou' and counting to 20. This coupled with the magnificent weather and we had a nice, relaxing, people watching experience. I know I may sound like a middle aged, English ...
Today was a pack up and quiet day. There was a monster thunder storm overnight and the rain was steady until mid-late morning. We decided to try and see what Raffa was like, it looked interesting from the road that we have frequently used on our way south around the lake. When we got there, we drove straight through, there was a lovely church but apart from that - nothing else....not even a gelataria!! So we headed to Salo instead and parked at ...
July 25, 2014
This morning we had breakfast at the hotel– it was quite crowded here. I rang Zia
Nanina and then Libera – to touch base about visiting when Josy comes. Then we
bussed into Verona. We had another little look around but mainly wanted to shop
at the Coin dept store again. I bought a couple of little summery tops (yellow
and black and white) as it is hot. I also bought some gift items. Craig bought
... at the Citadella carpark which was a five minute walk from the Arena. Of course before we did anything else we had to get gelati and found an artisan gelataria called Pretto on the corner of the main circus as you approach the arena. We went to the ticket office and were able to buy tickets for Carmen on the stone steps at the back and we had packed our cushions from the outdoor furniture at the villa into a backpack to protect our backsides!! ...