Garni La Meridiana

Piazza G. Motta 61, Ascona, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6612, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ascona

Picturesque Bellagio and historic Verona

A travel blog entry by carofoley on Aug 10, 2014

3 comments, 19 photos

... took the train instead. First thing we did in Ventimiglia was have a good coffee –something impossible to find in France. We toured the markets and then had a lovely Italian lunch before taking the train back. Saturday we took the bus to Eze Village and the next day we had lunch in Nice with Kaye’s friends Katy and John who have an apartment in Nice on the port. A lovely place where you can watch all the local activity and absorb the atmosphere from ...

Looking for George.

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

3 comments, 9 photos

... for 2 hours for lunch and not much else. We stopped for lunch at a cafe that had great views, good cheap food and cold beer and waited for the next ferry to take us to Villa Carlotta.

Princess Marianne of Nassau purchased the villa and gave it to her daughter, Carlotta, as a wedding present when she married Georg 11 of Saze-Meiningen. Unfortunately Carlotta died at the age of 23 and heartbroken Georg directed all of his energy and passion to botany and created ...

When a in Varenna

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 08, 2014

15 photos

... Ok, the bell chimes twenty four times each day, some of these seemingly random, but we discover the church was built in the thirteen hundreds, nearly as old as the unassuming little grey church nearby that just happens to be two centuries older than its larger neighbour. That sort of sums up Varenna. Other places on Lake Como shout out "hey – George Clooney lives here" or “This spot was used in a James Bond movie” but Varenna just sits quietly and ...

Bellagio Bellissimo

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

2 comments, 6 photos

... Couple are on their honeymoon and had arrived in Milan that morning, they have no Euros just a credit card, sorry no card, no time to get to a cash machine, so I signed him on a Rockwell Finance Get Out of Trouble Loan Contract and he was able to buy his ticket.

Out of adversity we all agreed that it turned out for the good and we enjoyed the ferry ride on Lake Como in brilliant sunshine, friends for life, unless he misses a ...

For whom the bell, and the drum tolls

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 07, 2014

7 photos

It's not far she said. It will have a lovely lake view she said. It will be relaxing she said.

It’s ten in the morning and we are checking out from our hotel. Our new best friend Mirko is smiling and talking about our next destination. "Ahh – Varenna. It is lovely si? I wisha to go there myself some a day."

Step one – Venice to Milano by train. We bought our tickets yesterday and ...

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Location

This hotel, located on Piazza G. Motta 61, Ascona, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding