Tag Archives: Varenna

Day 12 Last Day of the Trip – Varenna Day 3

For our last day of our vacation, we were ready to do something a little less strenuous. Getting on a boat across Lake Como was just what we needed. We made a point to get on a passenger ferry, covered … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Varenna Day 2 – The Castle and Feet in the Lake

After breakfast at the hotel we headed for a ruined castle that sits on the top of a hill high above Varenna. It’s a considerable hike and climb to get to it, but well worth the effort. As ruins go, … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Varenna Day 1 – Florence to Varenna

We reluctantly bid goodbye to Florence, walked to the train station, and got the train to Milan. There we transferred to the train to Varenna, a small, charming town that sits on the eastern side of Lake Como, right at … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 0 Getting there is NOT Half the Fun

This is the first of a series of posts I’m doing on a recent trip I took to Italy with my husband Jim, son Joe, daughter-in-law Steph, and grand-daughter, Freya.  We visited Rome, Florence and Varenna (a town on Lake … Continue reading

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