Astoria Hotel

Corso Umberto I 31, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, 28838, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

6

After a less than pleasant night, John had a late breakfast and we checked out. Apart from the food episode it was a great place to stay and we would recommend the Grand Imperiale Hotel as a good place to base yourself to see Lake Como (but don't eat at Cafe Bellini - a couple of doors down!) Anyway about 11am we were picked up by our next driver who took us in a Mercedes minibus to Milan Railway station. Boy was the station busy! We arrived with a good hour to spare and John had ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

... cheap shoes, clothes etc and the Italian being spoken. We walked through the market without buying anything and headed off for a walk around the village. Luckily for us old folk, it was fairly flat not like Moltrasio. There was a mixture of old (narrow streets and buildings with shuttered windows and window boxes) and new. John checked out the Travel card and this time it worked. (Yesterday it was refused quite a few times at Bellagio but ...

Plan B Again

A travel blog entry by ltessler

16

... s probably the residual Grappa from last night - Ha! The 5 min cab ride to my Verona hotel was jaw dropping, churches, ancient walls, arches and streets so tiny you would think they were for pedestrians only. Nothing prepared me for the hotel and the arena just steps away from the front door. A roman arena in the city's largest square with restaurants, cafés, bars and high end stores. Leave it to the Italians to put L Vuitton, Channel, Dolce Gabana ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

Up early, had breakfast and met our tour guide at about 9am. It was raining so we took a brolley each and opted for raincoats. We had a quick chat about where we would go and fortunately what the guide suggested was what we wanted to do. So we were driven to the old town of Como first - about 15 minutes away by car. The old part of the city is walled on three sides as the people of Milan and Como were not keen on each other. Of course the unwalled side of the city is the lake. ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

8

... around Italy and France, Luck would have it that a guy was standing at the dock with 5 € umbrellas and around the corner was a small thrift store where I picked up a pretty cool light rain jacket for the same price. Churches are a good place to hang out when it's pouring out and Como has a very famous and beautiful cathedral. It's another gothic example started in the 1300's that took several centuries ...

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