Continental Parkhotel

Via Basilea 28, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6903, Switzerland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lugano

Picturesque Bellagio and historic Verona

A travel blog entry by carofoley on Aug 10, 2014

3 comments, 19 photos

... at Julie and Neil’s place in Eze. We had booked a couple of days away in Italy so I had Thursday and Friday off again. We left early Thursday morning for Bellagio on the shores of Lake Como. It was about 5 hours’ drive with motorway most of the way. The last part consisted of narrow, windy roads. When we arrived in Bellagio we were very pleased that the car they had hired had a GPS because it took us through the narrow main street and down to our ...

Looking for George.

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 08, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

... and have our first possible sighting of George. It is in a little taverna where we have appertiva (an Italian tasting platter) for lunch and his photo is on the wall as well as a wine bottle with a picture of his house on it. We should have come here yesterday.

The lake cruise is on a beautiful wooden speed boat that seats 14 people. We cruise up the lake looking at all the small villages and all the large magnificent villa's with their manicured gardens. ...

When a in Varenna

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 08, 2014

15 photos

... hundred people has a station, and has a regular ferry service to Bellagio. We could base ourselves in Varenna, and then catch the ferry somewhere else.

Well, that was the plan. What we didn’t count on was falling for the charms of our accidental home. This place is amazing. Yes, we have tired legs from climbing up and down the narrow cobbled walkways that connect the houses to the lake, and yes, we’ll have to find a better way to get our ...

Bellagio Bellissimo

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 07, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... the guide provides commentary in Italian for 10 minutes then the condensed English version for 5 minutes. It was very enjoyable none the less. My compensation was having a couple of cold beers sitting out on the balcony watching the world go by and contemplating where we would eat tonight. My feet were saying, why not try the restaurant in the hotel and so we did, not the greatest meal in the world but the view and the atmosphere was unbeatable.

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For whom the bell, and the drum tolls

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 07, 2014

7 photos

... 8211; off we go. Zoom, zoom – bits of wheeled luggage start journeys of their own. I reckon it’s Ok because our seats are some distance away from the chaos, but I am given further instructions and go and squeeze our cases into a couple of tight spots that are more or less designed for that purpose.

Step two – Milano to Varenna. We’re expecting a few challenges changing to the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Via Basilea 28, Lugano, is near Parco Civico, Reichenbach Falls, Casino Lugano, and Societa Navigazione del Lago di Lugano.
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