Hotel Carillon

Via Nazionale Sempione 2, Baveno, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, 28831, Italy | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $138.00
 

Travel Blogs from Baveno

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 ...

Plan B Again

A travel blog entry by ltessler

16

... just used a crane from over the wall of the arena to lift it. I was lucky enough and could afford a "real seat" as opposed to the hundreds that sat on the stone steps like they did in Roman times. The acoustics were also amazing. We made it to Act II, Scene 3 before the skies opened again and the conductor rushed his orchestra away to save the valuable instruments. A very anticlimactic end but I was actually just cold and wet by that time but it was so worth ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... if we want it tomorrow, then we went for a coffee at the bar next door. When we were chatting he mentioned that he meets lots of people and ones like us that are just like showing his mum and dad around! Now hold on a minute! The guide was 39years old so maybe John was old enough but ........ . Anyway a great day indeed despite the rain. Now time to rest (although the power is off in the hotel due to maintenance and there's no internet!) and plan for dinner and our rest day ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

8

... around Italy and France, Luck would have it that a guy was standing at the dock with 5 € umbrellas and around the corner was a small thrift store where I picked up a pretty cool light rain jacket for the same price. Churches are a good place to hang out when it's pouring out and Como has a very famous and beautiful cathedral. It's another gothic example started in the 1300's that took several centuries ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Via Nazionale Sempione 2, Baveno, is near Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori), Isola Madre, Borromeo Palace, and Chapel of the Pieta (Santuario della Pieta).
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent