Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromees
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
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The Villa d'Este on Lake Como has been our home for a glorious four days, and it is hard to say 'Arriverderci'. But we have another lake to explore and we are off to Lake Maggiore, at first on the A9 in the direction of Milan where the semi-industrial landscape is familiar from last Friday's drive. After about 25 kilometers we connect to the A8; we …
... it in the hight of summer with boats on the lake & all the beautiful people sipping their macchiatos on the tree lined shore. We dropped our beaut little car off the afternoon, safe & sound. It has served us well the little Merc A180. Over 3000km, through all the traffic, tiny little "streets " that were never designed with a car in mind, busy ...
After Cinque Terre, we continued north to a city called Como, on the border of Italy and Switzerland. Never heard of it before but we wanted to have one more stop before reaching Lucerne so this seemed interesting enough to go to.
We found a small hotel in the part of the city we wanted to be based out of - about a 30 minute walk from the train station and close to the waterfront ...
... so the views weren’t typical of most days I’ve been in this area but were pretty nice none the less.
Most impressive was the many small houses in the mountain villages. Many were for sale, very small and boarded up for the winter. I suspect not many people live there year-round.
I’d love to go back in summer but I probably won’t take the ...
... We set off for Lake Como, our next stop, this is the most spectacular and least visited of the Italian Lakes, set in the shadow of the snow covered Rhaetian Alps. The first part of the journey was on the motorway, still passing mile after mile of vineyards, occasionally there were some large stables with lots of horses in paddocks. After leaving the motorway the road to the lake was slow and ...