Hotel Nuova Barcaccia
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... shows you around Sirmione in 9 Euros per person with around 6 people on a boat. Couples or families can have a separate tour in 50 Euros per boat.
... towards the centre to the huge castello, which guarded the bridge across the river. The buildings are lovely with a mix of architectures from Roman to present day.
Dick was stuffed so we had coffee & moved on to the huge piazza on one face of which is the Roman theatre for which Verona is known for. Had a beer & walked slowly home for a rest.
Wednesday 21st October
Had breakfast in the basement & went off ...
... that looked nice, but otherwise the city seemed to be dark and covered in graffiti. I decided I would just head back to the area where my hotel was, just few minutes out of the centre and find some food there. What I didn't know was the only restaurant in this are was a steakhouse. Not wanting to ride down the major road in the dark back to the centre, I decided to just have whatever was cheapest. This turned out to be something like ...
... to the Monument cemetery. A truly different kind of cemetery from those in the states. A very large area with big headstones, mausoleums, monuments and photos of the dead. The Italians take funerals and remembering the deceased very seriously. Our last stop was at the kitschy Balcony of Juliette. Although a fictional character of Shakespeare, this is a popular stop with a balcony for the tourists.
The afternoon was getting late and our feet ...
... pass purchased provided a souvenir wine glass and 10 tastings for 15€ or about $16.50.
We each purchased a pass allowing us to try a total of twenty wines. A few Soave whites - not our favorite as they were very minerals tasting and very dry. The Valpolicella were okay, the Amarone were probably the best. One wine however stood our from the rest a red from Bennati ...