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View of Varenna during four days in Lake Como

Four Days in Lake Como

We spent a very relaxed four days in Lake Como, basing ourselves in the very picturesque lakeside town of Varenna. As always, I’d planned on taking a number of day trip during our stay. With so much pretty to see and places to explore, I didn’t want to waste a second. Looking...

Isola Bella

Three days in Taormina

Itinerary for three days in Taormina When the forecast was still showing mid-20s and sunny, the plan for three days in Taormina focused on the following ‘big three’: A day trip to Mt Etna as a top priority. I’d wanted to visit the volcano ever since I’d heard there...

Noto's Duomo

Day trip to Noto from Siracusa (Syracuse)

With four nights in Siracusa, I wanted to make sure we did at least one day trip. I decided on taking a day trip to Noto, since it was the closest of the towns I was considering (I also looked into Ragusa and Modica). With a travel time of 30 minutes by train, it was too easy to pass up...

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