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... soaring mountains to the north and softer hills to the south, we will spend the night there before driving further north to Lake Como. Along the way it was nice to pass through some hills after the flat countryside around Venice, we were in wine growing country, we passed miles and miles of vines originally the monks of the area were given special privileges to work the land and produce wine. As we approached the ...
... opulence now). Food fantastic as they prepared a late lunch on our arrival Saturday.
Sunday saw us leave Trento following city exploration and head west to Valle Felicita/Monte Grappa - again - as base for Venice. Passing Lago Calazzona which was picturesque we travelled through myriad of tunnels again to arrive in our favourite little town for another 2 nights stay with Sebastiano and ...
... Day. It is a public holiday in Italy today, Remembrance Day, so lots will be closed. Had breakfast and took the advice of Vittorio the owner and headed to the town of Gubbio. He said it had an old town and interesting architecture. He also told of a man and his relationship with an evil wolf and it is legend in the town, saw statues of it everywhere. If you are interested here is a link I found. http://www.guidetopsychology.com/gubbio .htm Anyway ...
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
and drank wine until the last boat of the day arrived, a fast
catamaran. The return journey all the way south took us to some
different ports on the western shore but with no connection to
Sirmione, we could not visit. After a couple of hours, we were
finally ashore in Sirmione, having watch the sunset over the lake and
mountains in the distance. It had been a very full day and we had
already determined that we would eat in the town rather than near ...