Travel Blogs from Sirmione
... undertake a historical tour and learn the amazing history of this city originally built on swampland by refugees fleeing ferocious conquerers. From the trading routes that brought wealth to the city to the masked sexual playground that attracted the first tourists (including Lord Byron). From the adventures of Casanova to the great artists that made the city home. ...
... tried to sleep in the slightly reclined, bright orange chairs. I very quickly made myself a bed in the floor with my small bag as a pillow and my sleeping bag liner and fleece to keep me warm. It wasn't a bad night's sleep considering. The ferry arrived in Ancona at 7am and I quite quickly decided I didn't want to spend much time there so took a train up to Bologna. ...
... ranges. The eastern range has snow on its peaks. We went to Mussolini's home, which is now a hotel, The Villa Feltronelli, but it was closed. We stopped by the lakeside and had a drink and Linda and Dave had gelato. People were lying out on the stony beach and swimming in the lake.
We then started our drive up the mountain to our hotel ...
... the most beautiful views. We passed Juliette's tomb. We also saw dozens of beautiful spots on the bus. We then missed the hop on so we walked back to our hotel stopping for coffee and buying me a pair of shoes on the way. Verona is a great city. The weather is lovely and warm although easy to get burnt. For dinner we had gnocchi at a resturant called ippotamus near the arena. It was ...
We travelled from Torbiole to Como (Garlate) down the West side of Garda - a much more scenic route) I'm writing this quickly because I don't know when the Internet here will go down again.
it was a bit unnerving at times with the road being narrow -ish and the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet