Tag Archives: italia

Padenghe Castle 

  Looking over the small lake-side town, this mediaeval castle is one of the highlights of Padenghe-sul-Garda and the surrounding area. Constructed at the end of the ninth century on a Roman fort, the original outer stone walls still remain, … Continue reading

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Manerba Rocca

‚ÄčIf you are staying on the southwest side of Lake Garda and looking for a light walk with a viewpoint, the Rocca of Manerba should be high on your list. Although a steep incline up to the first cliff, which … Continue reading

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Returned

So I now completely understand the age old expression that “life is unpredictable”. Having just read my last post from nine months ago (I know, nine months – let’s just skip the apologies of my lack of writing here and … Continue reading

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Vicenza

I came to an upsetting realisation a couple of weeks ago: that I have seen all the major cities within a two hour train ride from my place on Lake Garda. I have ticked off Milan, Bergamo, Venice, Verona and … Continue reading

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