Hotel Conca D'oro

Riva Paradiso 7, Paradiso, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6900, Switzerland | Hotel
 

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Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

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... Italian pizza for lunch whilst we waited for the platform to be displayed. Wendy continued her extreme diet - no solids. We boarded and sat opposite each other in quite comfortable seats for about an hour and a half as we both tried not to go to sleep in case we missed our station. John succeeded in staying awake. We alit at Genova station, were met by a man with a sign saying "Pearce" and were then transported in a Mercedes "S" to Monterosso. Our driver told us that he used to ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

... beef (that tasted so good) and that Wendy had for tea was not so good after all. It seems that the food poisoning was what was really on the menu. A quick chat with a doctor by phone and John took a taxi into Como to a pharmacy to get the medication suggested. All this was about 11:30pm after he had been asleep for a while. Boy did he earn lots and lots of Brownie points. Needless to say, not much sleep was had during the rest of the ...

Plan B Again

A travel blog entry by ltessler

16

... to see Puchini's "Turandot" but the rain squashed that idea. However just about fifteen minutes before curtain, it started to clear so I poked my head into the box office and got an 11th row seat. Two operas within 5 days and I'm not sure I even like opera but it seemed like a good idea and I was not disappointed. I don't know if the pictures I sneaked do it any justice. There were over 300 people on the stage with such an elaborate set, that at scene ...

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

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... 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 ...

Location

This hotel, located on Riva Paradiso 7, Paradiso, Lugano, is near Parco Civico, Swissminiatur, Reichenbach Falls, and Casino Lugano.
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