Hotel Porta Del Sole
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... 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 ...
... next to a lovely British lady and had a good chat. The
atmosphere was electric and the setting sublime. Eventually the opera started
and it was such a spectacular. Four acts, 3x 20 mins intervals, a cast over 150
people which included singers, dancers, children and horses and donkeys on
stage. The orchestra and the maestro included about another 100 musicians –
Wow! The stage setting in the arena was the best stage setting ...
... which raised the heart rate and made the walk worthwhile. I went into the village and bought milk and bread for coffee and lunch and headed back to the boys. They were all at the pool and we spent the next two hours basking in the sun....it was hot but not too hot and the sun felt amazing on our skin. We had a healthy lunch of salad, tomatoes, cheese and ham before setting off for Verona. The drive was simple and took about an hour door to door and ...