Calipso Hotel

Via delle Scuole 3, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6900, Switzerland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lugano

You don't come to Europe for a holiday

A travel blog entry by megandave


... looks like a fishing village, the lakefront is a wide promenade of sculptural trees and a riot of café tables behind which is a hillside of winding lanes with wisteria covered balconies and stone walls. We attend mass in an old church enclosed by such lanes where its bell tower rises above the whole town. Some pizza and pasta fuel us for the first concert of the tour in another similar church at the top of the town. The local youth choir are hosts and spend some time talking ...

The day of cheese!

A travel blog entry by nabeards


... to head back to the room for some much needed rest. We put the tv on to realize everything was in Italian. Neil momentarily passed out and Maria worked on some computer organization and watched national geographic and American pickers in Italian. After eating so much at lunch, we weren't ready for dinner yet so we hit the designer clothing alley for a little shopping. When we passed by these shops last night we couldn't believe how many underwear and shoe stores there ...

Bellagio- Not the casino but the real thing

A travel blog entry by kate3645


... visit the villa, but the gardens were very cool and the guide was lovely. There was an Italian couple and I so I tried to follow the Italian spiel as must as possible and then she would summarise it for me to make sure I understood, which was great. The next morning I headed to Varenna across the lake on the East side. I only had a couple of hours before my train so I headed to Villa ...

Not just a hotel in Vegas

A travel blog entry by rossfamily


... just across the lake is the Villa del Balbianello – the setting for the wedding scene in Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones. I was totally bummed to find out later that we had pretty much gotten off the bus right where the villa is, and we didn’t even know it was there! I thought it was way further up the lake than that!)

Bellagio is clearly a tourist destination – full of hotels, shops, and restaurants ...


A travel blog entry by lindaa48


... special place we boarded the launch again and made our way across the lake to the village of Orta Santa Maria. This is a medieval village that sits in Lake Orta. We arrived at dusk and most of the visitors had already left so we had the village mainly to ourselves. It was a absolutely beautiful place- very special, and as we wandered through the narrow streets we felt privileged to have been able to enjoy such a wonderful place in relative solitude. Apparently ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Via delle Scuole 3, Lugano, is near Parco Civico, Casino Lugano, Societa Navigazione del Lago di Lugano, and Bellinzone.
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