Italy
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Columbus  in
Santa Margherita

Portofino - a neat bit of docking !
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Venice  - the unique city built on mud flats in the Adriatic Sea is a series of islands joined by canals with many bridges such as the Rialto and
The Bridge of Sighs linking narrow thorofares surrounded by magnificent buildings including The Basilica di San Marco in Saint Mark's Square
Verona has an Ampitheatre dating from the 1st century AD plus many statutes such as Garibaldi and Juliet close by her famous Balcony
Lake Guarda,the largest of the Italian Lakes, is surrounded by magnificent mountainous countryside, charming towns such as Riva del Gardo,
             Melcesine, with its 13th Century  Scaligero Castle ........ and Sirmione with another castle of similar age
Bolzano lies further north towards the Austrian border and the scenery is very Tyrolean with the Dolomites in the background
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Torbole on Lake Garda