Harmony Suite Hotel
Travel Blogs from Selvino
It was lovely having Kaye stay with me for a few days. I picked her up at the Nice train station on the Monday evening. She had been on a cycling holiday with her brother and sisters and so was already in Europe. The train from Brussels was late. Surprise, surprise!!! Unfortunately I had to work the next two days but Kaye was happy resting her foot. She had been told she had tendonitis and it was quite swollen and giving her quite a bit of pain. (It now seems it ...
... the way back we explore the town as it awakes and gets ready for the influx of tourists that will soon arrive on the many Ferries. We decide to book a cruise on the lake in the afternoon that incorporates a tour of the Villa del Balbianello. This is operated by Bellagio Water Taxis, Luca and his Aussie wife Jennine, and we are lucky to score the last two tickets available.
We continue to explore the many little lanes that wind up the steep hill, do a bit of ...
It's nice to stay somewhere that’s real. Varenna is real.
We chose this place more or less by accident. We had a few days to kill between ending our cruise in Venice and catching a plane in Zurich, and had heard the Italian lakes district is worth seeing. All the reviews pointed to Bellagio – set on a lake, quaint narrow pathways climbing between old houses. But, Bellagio doesn’t have a train station. Enter Varenna. This little town of ...
... payment. After dropping them off at Varenna the Ferry continued and we were soon pulling into Bellagio and it is a brilliant sight. Our Hotel is only 50 meters from the ferry terminal so we check in, but as our room isn't ready, we go for a walk along the promenade, have a sandwich and a cold beer for lunch and watch all the beautiful tourists walk by.
We check in and our room is just what I requested, third floor, northern ...
... he can’t help with the trains, but says he can give me a great book to read on the journey.
We finally find our train, and rattle off to Varenna without much further ado, well if you don’t count that little incident with the conductor and our non-validated tickets. At last we’re here. Surprisingly, it’s hot again. We wonder why there are two taxis outside the station when the town only ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service