By fiona.duncan

Steephill Cove: a timeless hideaway

Where are you taking me?” I called out to my friends Michael and Lucinda as they raced along a woodland track. “Back in time,” they replied.

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I had lunch with friends on the roof terrace at the Danieli not long ago. The famous view across the lagoon to San Giorgio Schiavoni was magical, though the meal was anything but.