Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6906, Switzerland | 5 star hotel
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Como

A travel blog entry by joseph.taylor

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... night we had a few drinks at a small little bar and watched the Roma-Bologna, then went back to the terrace for some wine which was nice. I fell in love with Como because of it's location and beautiful nature that surrounded it, so I am going to rank it #2 on the list of cities I saw on this trip. The next morning (Sunday) we took a bus to Vals. Read my next post to hear about my time at Peter Zumthor's Thermal baths!
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Too Much Fun

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

... this time. We checked in to the Holiday Inn Express Airport, booked on the same awesome sale, which was another spacious property. After having a celebratory "last meal" of pizza from the hotel bar and meat, cheese, Coca Cola, and chocolate (lots of chocolate) from the grocery store, we got packed up and started the bedtime routine.

And then things started to go awry with little D. He fought going to bed, and he fought it hard. He ...

Beauty from Ashes

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

... the lake and around the Paradiso area near our hotel. We stopped to grab pizza at "the only Napolitano pizza oven in Ticino," which really hit the spot.

When we got back to our hotel, we hit the pool for a nice long swim before deciding to attempt the bedtime routine at 10pm CET. Usually in Europe the kids go down somewhere between 12am and 2am, so we didn't really know what to expect... but they fell asleep. And then they stayed asleep. And so we ...

Como - Day 2

A travel blog entry by scottandmel

... and the Swiss Apls across the skyline.. breathtaking! We came back down and had lunch in a restaurant by the Lake. Delicious Italian pasta, nothing like it! :-) We then went on a ferry around the lake and enjoyed seeing it from a different point of view. We came back to Como and walked out on the jetty and then made our way back home to pack. We got dinner from a little pizzeria on our road which was amazing!
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Como - Day 1

A travel blog entry by scottandmel

... in the evening and walked around the town and then down to the Lake. We went to the Christmas markets at the lakeside and then walked through the shopping district. We found a little pizzeria and decided to have dinner there. We watched our pizzas being made from scratch and then cooked in their pizza oven - they tasted amazing, especially with a glass of Italian red wine! ...

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Location

This 5 star hotel, located on Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, is near Parco Civico, Casino Lugano, Societa Navigazione del Lago di Lugano, and Bellinzone.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding