Carioca Hotel

Via Geretta 11, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6900, Switzerland | 3 star hotel
 

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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

... 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

... treated myself to a slice of pizza and a bottle of the newest Dolce & Gabana fragrance. Milan's Centrale Stiation rivals a suburban mall and has a Sephora right by the tracks so you have to pass it coming or going. The train to Verona is one the "high speed" trains - much faster than the last one. I'm told it runs between 180 and 200 miles an hour. The countryside really does just Wiz on by. I actually thought I was getting a little motion sickness ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... Villa B Where lots of movies have been filmed. It's like a National Trust building now. We took lot of photos and will add them to the blog when we can transfer them from camera to blog. We arrived in Bellagio after lots of scenic views along the way and good commentary from our guide. As it was lunchtime, we visited a restaurant and John had some lovely carbonara spaghetti and was able to eat it without making a mess. Next a walk around Bellagio. Bellagio was really pretty ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

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... district with designer stores, italian silk (Como is famous for silk) and tratorias. Found a little cheese shop tucked down an alley way that rocked my world. The goat's milk Gorgonzola was music in my mouth - I doubt if I will ever taste anything like it again. Ything! The 15 minute ferry ride back to Cernobbio was like stepping back again in time. There are ferry boats all day that traverse the lake. Some ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Via Geretta 11, Lugano, is near Parco Civico, Swissminiatur, Reichenbach Falls, and Casino Lugano.
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