A walk on Lake Iseo

Summer is the best time to try new things and see new places.

I had known about this unique installation that was The Floating Piers for month, but actually managed to visit it on the last but one available day – classic me ๐Ÿ™‚

Unfortunately everything is gone now, but Lake Iseo and its surrondings are definitely worth a visit. Green mountains throw themselves into the dark blue water ย and pretty villages and small ports line the whole coast.

One of our stops on the way to the Piers wasย Clusane.

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We wandered by the wooden boats until a sudden rainpour had us running away looking for shelter.

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Luckly the weather got better when we got nearer to the starting point of the Piers.

From a distance it was quite a view.

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The piers, 16 meters wide and covered in bright yelow fabric, connected Sulzano, on the shore of Lake Iseo, to the islands of Montisola and San Paolo.

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2 hours of queue (!) and we were on.

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Once on Montisola we avoided the crowd and took the longer way, climbing up the narrow winding streets of the island.

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Stopping now and then to recover from the heat.

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I know – I desperately need a tan ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

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Straw hatย – Similar dressย –ย Different colour dressย –ย Similar pink sunglasses

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The view got more and more amazingย the more we climbed the hill.

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Revealing the real beauty of the lake and of the piers.

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After a last look from the top we rolled down for another walk on water.

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Right up to the private island of San Paolo, before turning back and heading home – already planning the next trip here.

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