Travel Blogs from Torri del Benaco
This morning we visited casa di capuleti or Juliet's house as we know it. This is where the movie letters to Juliet was filmed one of my favourite movies!! It also brought back many memories of when I played the leading role in the school play. We also visited her tomb and were closely followed by the security lady presumably to check we didn't write on the walls as so many people had done ...
... to the castel San pietro. The views were stunning the sun was beating down and I even had to take off my coat. Then we headed for the bell tower the torre dei lamberti to climb the 366 steps to the top. Although I didn't make it quite to the very top Nick had to leave me where the bells were because you could see through the final steps to the ground below and it freaked me out!! Not a great lover of heights. Off to the bar now for a well earned ...
... breast to be lucky in love or have good fortune, Rob wondered if you rubbed both breasts would that double your chances?
The main square was full of markets today, but ordinarily it would be a lovely place to sit. Doing a bit of window shopping one would need a thick wallet it looked an expensive place.
A nice place to spend our last day in Italy. Tomorrow we are off through Austria and into Germany for ...
... to the historic arena, locked up the gear and
started to stroll. We had a coffee in a pavement café in front of
the arena, and wandered down the shopping streets until we came
across the market square. More coffee, or maybe beer followed.
Every street we turned down led to a hidden square, fabulous old
architecture or something else of interest. This city proved to be
the unexpected gem of the holiday and it was a pity we did not have
Without such a rush
today and the weather being a bit wet, we walked back to the ferry
jetty to catch a boat to Desanzano to the west and on the southern
shore. This was another larger town with a marina again. The
weather just was not inviting today and put a dampener on our walk
around the town. We enjoyed a coffee in a pedestrianised street but
decided not to wait for a later ferry but to return to Sirmione on
Other places to stay in Torri del Benaco
Via Bardino 1, Torri del Benaco | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Via dall'Oca Bianca 57, Torri del Benaco | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Via Gardesana Loc. Fornare, Torri del Benaco | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Via Gardesana, 168, Torri del Benaco | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Lungolago Barbarani, Torri del Benaco | 5 star hotelfrom $148
Piazza Calderini, 5, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $162
Via Pai Di Sotto, 80, Torri del Benaco | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Via Gardesana, 115, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $205
Via Gardesana 58, Torri del Benaco | 3 star hotelfrom $107
Via San Zeno, 9, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $130
Via Gardesana, 186, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $110
Loc. La Pozza, 1, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $98
Via Gardesana 8, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $122
Via Gardesana 52, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $131
Via Gardesana, 119, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $144
Via Pai di Sotto, 39, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $108
Via Gardesana 182, Torri del Benaco | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Loc Frader 52, Torri del Benaco | 2 star hotelfrom $72
Via Pai di Sotto 18, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $102
Via Pai di Sotto 99, Torri del Benaco | Hotelfrom $95
Localita San Faustino, 24, Torri del Benaco | 3 star hotelfrom $116