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  • Day13

    Limone

    September 4, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    After an early morning hike to the midway point up a mountain (some of the party wanted to go all the way 🙄!?) we hopped on the ferry to Limone which used to be a huge lemon growing area. As it’s steep cliffs it was all terraced and to protect the trees from the cold in winter, there were wooden frames for glass panels. After a delicious pizza for lunch back to Riva Del Garda for a laze in the sun and swim.Read more

  • Day12

    Lake Garda

    September 3, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    We travelled to Lake Garda, about 3hrs away. The bottom of the lake is wide and Riva Del Garda where we were headed is at the top which narrows right down. Along the way we stopped for lunch and checked out a garden complete with a battleship! Riva Del Garda has a lovely piazza on the river and great shops 😊Read more

    Rosie Shaw

    You go girl

    9/4/19Reply
    Ruth Knowles

    I’ve got bad fomo!!! Looks amazing 💕

    9/4/19Reply
    Natalie Shaw

    It is amazing! Put it on your list!!

    9/5/19Reply
     
  • Day11

    Lugano

    September 2, 2019 in Switzerland ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    We took a 35 minute drive and were in Switzerland! It seemed the drivers followed the road rules a little more and the city so clean and tidy! A stunning day reflected the lake colour and we had an amazing view after taking a funicular up Mont Bre.Read more

  • Day10

    Lenno

    September 1, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C

    A day discovering the beautiful Lake Como! We visited Villa Balbianello and then caught the ferry across to Bellagio and another villa and garden there. Another hot day so it was great to get back to our accommodation for a swim!Read more

    Susie Heeney

    So beautiful- absolutely stunning.

    9/6/19Reply
     
  • Day9

    Lake Como

    August 31, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    We sadly left the girls this morning and headed to pick up Michael and Rose from Como. So many others were heading in the same direction!! We tracked them down and headed halfway up the lake to our gorgeous place near LennoRead more

  • Day7

    Beach day

    August 29, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

    We travelled to the coast in search of some beaches. They were sadly nowhere near as good as ours but water nonetheless! Many beaches are private with a sea of umbrellas and sun lounges. We swam at two different beaches and had lunch at a lovely traditional taverna - best lobster gnocchi ever!
    In the evening an old town nearby had a food fair on - we wandered the streets and for 10€ we tried different food and wine - so yummy 😋
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  • Day6

    Chianti region

    August 28, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ☁️ 29 °C

    We meandered through the countryside this morning to Petriolo hot springs - not super refreshing on a hot day! Then back to our bnb for a cooking class with the owner Patrizia. We made spinach and cheese ravioli, salty cheese tarts, pork with hazelnut sauce and a Tuscan apple pie. Patrizia was so knowledgeable and entertaining. She lit candles and set the table outside for us and then washed up afterwards 😊 A highlight of our holiday for sure!!Read more

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