Hotel Villaggio La Mantinera
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the drawbridge where we all had to duck our heads it was so low! Well worth the 7 euros each.
Then we went into the castle courtyard and went up on the balcony for lunch at The Bounty Bar where I had salmon ravioli (so good) and Neil had gnocchi which he raved over. Had a 1/2 litre of the local white wine, which was good too. By this time the rain had followed us from Stresa and we just had a quick wander around the streets of ...
... The Italian man sharing our compartment is sleeping. A few minutes to half an hour after he starts nodding off, me and Katrina start doing the same. I suppose it's due more to the gentle rocking of the train, or the boredom of the journey, but I like to think that in part our communal sleep is due to instincts. Like when my supervisor Beatrice once said that you should always try to study in a busy but quiet library during exam time. Although the library might be busier ...
... of the lake. Unfortunately it is so foggy you can barely see the lake and it's raining. Lake Maggiore is the 2nd largest lake in Italy; it’s 40 miles long and averages 3 to 5 miles wide. Antonella tells us about a gentleman in 1932 who was being hounded by the tax man. He had a brand new Bugatti automobile and he decided to push it into the lake and attach a chain to it so he could pull it out after his tax ...
... We found a nice place for lunch down by the water and enjoyed a nice long lunch of pasta and wine. Tonight we are eating out and can pick from a few local restaurants that our tour director has recommended. Had a great meal at our restaurant - perfectly cooked steak and Julie had her favourite rack of lamb. Together with great wine, the evening was a success. ...
... cities, and it seemed to take ages to get past this city. Amazing views from the road. The freeways (or Autostrada) don't go over hills - they go through them. Tunnel after tunnel we went through. We were then into more open countryside where the Italians grow their rice. They are harvesting now and the crops look pretty good. Arrived at the Italian Lakes and our amazing hotel - the Grand Hotel Dino. Great views across the lake and ...