- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Just when we thought Venice was the most beautiful place we would visit in Italy, Varenna may have beaten it into second place. Neither of us can get our heads round the fact that we are actually seeing what's around us. The apartment is amazing and the views from the balcony alone are worth the trip. Claire has also befriended a blind cat so we keep having to think of excuses to go and see the lady so Claire can rub the cat.
... little villages connected by an amazingly beautiful pathway. We stayed in that area for three days. We did a lot of hiking and really enjoyed the beauty. My favourite moment started when we realised, to our dismay, that the pathways connecting the first three villages were closed down because of some landslides. We looked in chagrin at the gate that locked us out from the path thinking "how possible would it be to climb over"?? Just then a group of five ...
... cycle routes “ticked”.
The last section in the valley took us on a minor road above a lake. The villages clung to the mid slopes and the vineyards are an engineering master piece to make the most of the sun and the plants are so carefully tended. Hard work over generations – no wonder the Italian wines are good. It also raised the idea that people wanting to leave their rural roots would be well trained for the ...
... was roughly 10 mins to run around and take some photos of the town before the coach departed for our final villa not too far from our hotel - the Villa Taranto. It too began by the lake's edge and worked its way right up the side of the mountain! There were masses of flower beds here as well as an arboretum, piped classical music piped through the garden through mostly very well concealed microphones. Rather kitsch we thought! However the flowers made up for it with the ...
... took photos with the group. Back on the bus to the hotel in Lake Maggiore (called Grand Dino), back by 4.30pm, rest the out to a restaurant nearby for dinner with a few of the group, Peter had seafood pasta and I had vegetarian cannelloni. Bought bracelets for gifts back home, walked through to the sister hotel ...