Travel Blogs from Sirmione
... and ferry to Torri del Benaco on Lago di Garda for swimming and dinner overlooking the lake
Shopping and sightseeing
Lunches and dinners in Verona
Golf at Verona GC
Farewell drinks and dinners
After all the months of planning there was the perfect family week in Verona. See captions on the photos below to get personal comments on the week by all family ...
... there. The charming waiters kept referring to me as 'Miss Juliet' and the somewhat fluent Italian I picked up in my primary school years means I'm pretty much having an entire conversation with the locals which consists of 'good morning / night', 'do you speak English?', 'Thankyou' and counting to 20. This coupled with the magnificent weather and we had a nice, relaxing, people watching experience. I know I may sound like a middle aged, English ...
... local restaurant Riolet where we have eaten three times during our week here. It has been great that such good food is right on our doorstep. The weather could have been better but we have really enjoyed our week here in Lake Garda. The scenery is breathtaking and except for the number of German tourists, the towns, churches, food and culture have been wonderful to visit and experience. Thank you Lake Garda and Villa Borgo (Patio) for the great ...
July 25, 2014
This morning we had breakfast at the hotel– it was quite crowded here. I rang Zia
Nanina and then Libera – to touch base about visiting when Josy comes. Then we
bussed into Verona. We had another little look around but mainly wanted to shop
at the Coin dept store again. I bought a couple of little summery tops (yellow
and black and white) as it is hot. I also bought some gift items. Craig bought
July 24, 2014 Thursday
Well we have just completed our first weekin Italy. People are friendly and helpful and even the driving seems to be safer. We will tell you the story of the young female driver in Avigliana who did not give way on the roundabout but looked at Craig and put her hand up to
tell him to stop??? Another thing is it seems that they don’t have the rule
that you can’t drive and text at ...