Excelsior Top Hotel

Riva Vincenzo Vela 4, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6900, Switzerland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lugano

Como

A travel blog entry by joseph.taylor

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We arrived in Como at 8:00pm Friday night. That night a couple of my friends and I walked around the tiny little city located right on Lake Como to get a sense of the town. I got lucky and was put in the quad room and we had a rooftop terrace that was larger than our actual room to sleep in. Saturday morning, we went to Giuseppe Terragni's Casa del Fascio, which is the most famous example of rationalist architecture ...

Too Much Fun

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

... We drove all the way up to the back gate of the castle like our GPS directed us. Finding no parking, we put the car in the turnaround at the top - ah, the benefits of coming in January with no one there! Led by D, who was really into it, we explored the exterior of the castle, climbing towers and walking on walls. We took a turn through the museum, which was teeny tiny and probably not worth the 5 CHF, but it had a nice movie on the history of ...

Beauty from Ashes

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

... we assembled the stroller. We paused in a walkway on the way to immigration and he seemed to calm down, but the rage started again as we processed through immigration and picked up our bags at baggage claim. By the time we went through customs, he had supernova'd completely and fallen asleep in daddy's arms. He slept the whole way to the hotel up in Lugano (about 2.5 hrs), then napped for another 3 hours or so once we got to the hotel (after a brief redux of ...

The last day at the lake

A travel blog entry by hayesj

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... funeral might be going the other way. We would have to wait a long time because the streets were only wide enough for one car to go pass. luckily they didn't. By Ryan The shrines of St Francis were amazing. They were a lot bigger than I had anticipated with life size statues and paintings on the walls and ceilings. It was very peaceful as we were the only people there until a gardener started blowing leaves around. There were 21 shrines and a ...

Skiing on a sun snowy day

A travel blog entry by hayesj

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... She fell over every single time she went on it. After we skiied we walked up to the top of the mountain. We could see for miles. There was a roller coaster kind of thing that was closed down because of the snow. By Meg The Mottarone is supposed to be a good mountain for beginners with heaps of beginner and intermediate runs. Shall we just say that we remained in the teaching area as the rest of the mountain was a lot steeper than the beginner ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Riva Vincenzo Vela 4, Lugano, is near Parco Civico, Reichenbach Falls, Casino Lugano, and Societa Navigazione del Lago di Lugano.
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