Category Archives: Lake Iseo

A visit to Pisogne

                                    The Piazza Mercato and the Torre del Vescovo. It was the last day of our holiday at Lake Iseo and we decided to visit Pisogne at the northeast tip of the lake. We caught the local train for the … Continue reading

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Rock Art in the Valle Camonica

                                            Hunting scene It’s time for something different. We are off to the Camonica Valley to see the prehistoric rock carvings, some of them dating back to 6000 BC. We visited the Naquane Rock Engravings National Park at Capo Di … Continue reading

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A voyage on Lake Iseo.

It’s time to explore and our plan for today is to visit some of the villages around Lake Iseo. We purchased an ‘all day, ‘hop on hop off ticket’ as this would give us the best flexibility. We were hoping … Continue reading

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A day of Wine and Roses.

It’s not the hit song from 1963 by Andy Williams but it sums up the second day of our holiday in Lase Iseo. We visited Castello Quistini, a fortified country house dating back to 1560 and situated in Rovato, Brescia. … Continue reading

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Lake Iseo, a hidden gem.

I am just back from a short holiday at Lake Iseo in Italy. It is  smaller than Lake Garda or Lake Como and far less touristy. The scenery is stunning and the villages scattered around the lake shore feature some … Continue reading

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