We flew from Denver to Milan, arriving early morning local
time. We explored Milan a bit, taking in the beautiful Duomo before we
took a train to Florence to meet up with Chris and Andrea.
- Day Three -- Florence
For the first night, we stayed at a hotel right near the train station.
The next day we walked 45 minutes to a beautiful hotel overlooking the
- Day Seven -- Rome
by train to Rome, and stayed in a Monestary near the Vatican. The next
day, we took a bus and stayed at a hotel in the heart of Rome for the
rest of our stay their.
Day Nine -- Venice
Took the train to Venice and stayed on the Grand Canal, just across from
the station. Although Venice was our least favorite stop on the trip,
we still had a great time and checked off one of those ultimate todo's
in life - taking a gondola ride in Venice!
- Day Eleven -- Near Sacile
Traveled by train to stay with Tim, Beth and Marcus Mazzola. They live
North of Venice, near the Air Force Base their. Tim and Beth were gracious
hosts and it was wonderful to see their beautiful restored villa in the
Places We Visited in Italy
Lido Di Ost
South of Rome
& Beth's Villa
Flew home to Denver! We wish we could say it was uneventful - but after
a 5 hour delay in Washington D.C. due to weather, we finally made it home!
We were especially thankful for Dan and Deb who picked us up at
DIA, so late on a Friday night.
Note - these are just the highlights - to read more details
- see our Journal.
If this vacation looks
interesting, maybe you would like to take a vacation like
this yourself. Going to need a good vacation
rental while you are there. Also, once you are done traveling to
Italy, why not scoot over and look at the wonderful Caribbean
vacation rentals, or maybe even a good Caribbean
villa to rent for a vacation in the Caribbean.