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... and ferry to Torri del Benaco on Lago di Garda for swimming and dinner overlooking the lake
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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 ...
... 8217;t start until 9 pm so we walked looking for a nice place for dinner and we found LA GRIGLIA. We ate outside under large umbrellas and it was a lovely balmy evening. Craig enjoyed his
Roast veal with parmesan cheese, rocket & pine nuts. I had a yummy Basil
Gnocci with zucchini and a nice sauce. The salad and wine were good too. We
walked out to the Arena and it was very crowded. Our seats were excellent –
really close and ...
Arrivederci, Florence! A quick stop in Verona where we saw the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Everyone left love notes in the alley leading up to the balcony. The tradition was to write on a band-aid or on the wall itself. From Verona, it was off to Venice!! We took the water taxi over to the ...
... backbone of Italy, which in turn gave way to the flat Po Valley north of Modena before the splendid Eastern Dolomites gradually appeared through the heat haze, a journey of just under 300km.
Verona, like Florence, is a place that deserves far more space than we have available here, and a days visit isn't enough, if you've been, you'll understand. However, it's probably most famous for the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, (you can visit her house ...