Garni La Meridiana

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

Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

6

... and rather like an English seaside town, except that the shops sell foccacias and pizza. Our hotel is half a block from the beach but most of the stoney beach areas require you to pay to get in. You can hire a deck chair too, if you pay. We walked to the "old" town but didn't explore very much more. John picked up a paninni for dinner and sat on the balcony and ate it. What a rough life we lead! We have a tour guide and tour of Cinque Terre tomorrow. Let's hope the sea isn't too ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

... cheap shoes, clothes etc and the Italian being spoken. We walked through the market without buying anything and headed off for a walk around the village. Luckily for us old folk, it was fairly flat not like Moltrasio. There was a mixture of old (narrow streets and buildings with shuttered windows and window boxes) and new. John checked out the Travel card and this time it worked. (Yesterday it was refused quite a few times at Bellagio but ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

Up early, had breakfast and met our tour guide at about 9am. It was raining so we took a brolley each and opted for raincoats. We had a quick chat about where we would go and fortunately what the guide suggested was what we wanted to do. So we were driven to the old town of Como first - about 15 minutes away by car. The old part of the city is walled on three sides as the people of Milan and Como were not keen on each other. Of course the unwalled side of the city is the lake. ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

8

... district with designer stores, italian silk (Como is famous for silk) and tratorias. Found a little cheese shop tucked down an alley way that rocked my world. The goat's milk Gorgonzola was music in my mouth - I doubt if I will ever taste anything like it again. Ything! The 15 minute ferry ride back to Cernobbio was like stepping back again in time. There are ferry boats all day that traverse the lake. Some ...

Locando del Isola Comacino

A travel blog entry by ltessler

13

... cloudy morning warmed up as the mist lifted off lake and the whitecaps died down to flat calm waters. Private polished wooden sport crafts transported the quiet wealthy as ferry boats traversed the lake. The scene unchanged for for years reminiscent of decades past. The current owner of the restaurant is part of the experience. It just goes to show that if you do one thing well and something you love to do, then life is complete. Kissing the girls is just the icing on the ...

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