Hotel Boston

Viale Duchessa di Genova, 13, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, 28838, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $111.00
 

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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

Today was a rest day. MAfter a late breakfast at 9:30 we organised ourselves and decided to go to the next village for a look around. We took the ferry to Cernobbio via Torno so zigged across the lake then back again towards Como. As with anywhere on the lake, it was once again, very picturesque. As we alit, we noticed that there was a market in progress. What luck! It sounded a bit like Victoria Market of old with all the fresh fruit ...

Plan B Again

A travel blog entry by ltessler

16

As much as I loved my.dinner last night, it didn't love me. It could have been the Procesco I drank pre-dinner, or the wine with dinner, or the post dinner grappa, espresso or the night cap Frangelico! By the time my tummy settled I made it out to the square by the lake where the weekly market was held. The fruits, produce, cheeses and meats -all local, were all so tempting to buy. I didn't time myself very well and called for a taxi about 30 minutes before ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... as the morning but that's a different and complicated story. We stopped a couple of times on the way back to look at the olive trees and the island from another view. Next we wandered around some of the fishermen's houses, saw an old church or two and old style boats. We passed George 's back gate and saw the bridge over the road from his villa to his garden. Then we arrived back at our hotel at about 4pm. Our kind guide spent some time with us giving directions for a 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 ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Viale Duchessa di Genova, 13, Stresa, is near Villa Pallavicino Park (Parco della Villa Pallavicino), Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori), Isole Borromee, and Borromeo Palace.
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