Park Hotel Du Lac
Travel Blogs from Levico Terme
With the last few days requiring early starts and lots of family activities and local sights, it's nice to have some relaxed time and a later sleep in than normal. That said, we're still out the door by 10am for breakfast out, and then the short drive to centro for some shopping. High on the list of items is grappa. Our first stop is Poli distillery and it's grappa museum. The museum shows the various methods used over time to distil grappa, and we stop ...
... bursts of 5m weather followed by absolutely nothing.
We've noticed that northern Italy feels very different to the southern Italy we left 6 weeks ago. Everything seems a bit calmer and nicer to be honest - maybe the influence of the mountains?
Phoebe's Lake Garda theme revolved around colours. More specifically, asking us "what colour is this" about everything she saw. Even things we'd literally ...
... the battles. Like most war memorials, this is a very moving place, made even more amazing by the fact it sits on top of one of the highest peaks in this region. We spend around 1 1/2 hours here, before we notice the clouds rolling in and decide it best if we get down the mountain while visibility remains good, as the weather in these mountains is notorious for quickly changing. An hour later, we're back down the mountains having negotiated ...
... is played with live pieces in September of every even numbered year, ie, the next games will be played on 12, 13 & 14 September 2014. We make our way next to the upper castle, with only a few walls remaining intact. This gives another magnificent view of the Venetian Plain, and allows to also take in the view of the majestic castle walls. We have a relaxed dinner in Marostica with these relatives, and then return to the ...
... looking for somewhere nice to stop for our picnic . Given such a lovely path in such a scenic area we thought there would be plenty of options but this was not the case and there wasn't really any nice picnic areas. Eventually we could go no further and we found a table where we could stop and it was a real glass half full/glass half empty type of place. Looking at the table from one end we could see the busy road behind ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool