Art Hotel Riposo

Scalinata della Ruga 4, Ascona, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6612, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ascona

Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

6

... car drivers to drive. Luckily he drove well as once we left the autostrada, it was very, very windy to get to our hotel. Also Wendy is probably almost cured of her fear of tunnels as we lost count of how many we went through in the almost 90 minutes it took to get to Monterosso. We checked in at Hotel Palme, checked out our fourth storey room with sea view and balcony and went for a quick orientation walk. Apparently we are staying in the "new" town which is very busy, lots ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

... our lunch so that John could have wine for lunch Italian style followed by coffee. The sun was out now and it was about 22 degrees so we sat at the restaurant, by the lake, relaxing. Tough life hey? What a pity that the next week or so has no more rest days. After a relax (again), dinner, a suitcase pack and early night. We are back to Milan tomorrow and get the train to Cinque Terre. Whoops, a sudden turn of events, apparently the ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... if we want it tomorrow, then we went for a coffee at the bar next door. When we were chatting he mentioned that he meets lots of people and ones like us that are just like showing his mum and dad around! Now hold on a minute! The guide was 39years old so maybe John was old enough but ........ . Anyway a great day indeed despite the rain. Now time to rest (although the power is off in the hotel due to maintenance and there's no internet!) and plan for dinner and our rest day ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

8

Plan A is scrapped due to rain. I had reserved a 19 ft center console with a little 40hp Suzuki to tool around the lake for the day and visit some of the small towns that cling on steep hillsides to the waterfront. However, it's pouring out and the forecast for the rest of the day is not looking promising. So it's off by ferry to the main town of Como. First stop is to get a rain jacket and an umbrella, More stuff ...

Locando del Isola Comacino

A travel blog entry by ltessler

13

The only island on Como has a very special restaurant that I was lucky enough to visit with new friends, Peter and Luana Harris from Perth, Australia. An hour ferry ride from Como with breathtaking scenery, you are dropped off to have a feast that has been served for close to 60 years. Locando del Isola Comacino. http://www.comacina.it/en/menu.php. Check out the web site to see more. Without a doubt, one of the most memorable meals of my life What started out as a ...

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This hotel, located on Scalinata della Ruga 4, Ascona, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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