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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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We had decided to take the Ferry up to another village on the lakeside, but actually arrived at the Quay in time for an earlier ferry. So we ended up catching the 9:10 ferry to Urio. As we climbed on board, the rain started, and as we cast off, that rain changed to horizontal, so we abandoned to top deck to go downstairs.
Luckily when we reached Urio the rain let up for a while. The only cafe near the dockside turned out to be a restaurant, despite having "cafe" written ...
... way all day. The blog is finally up to date, or will be once the photos are added.
Fortunately, we had a special bottle of red for to accompany dinner. The sun did come out late evening, but everything was saturated.
Taking advantage of the calm twilight were a couple of oarsmen using one of Lake Como's traditional skiff, the Lucia. According to ...
... much to Oliver's delight.
We reached Como at about 5pm, and checked into our hotel. That left us time to walk down to the quay, have a drink at a cafe popular with the local sparrows, and wend our way to a delightful restaurant round the corner from the hotel. A short walk along the lakeside helped us to digest it all, before finishing with a bottle of wine watching the busy Saturday nightlife from our room's ...
... outside while the boys sat inside in the shade where they could play their iPads....everyone was happy. The trip went relatively quickly and we arrived at Bellagio in time for lunch. We got off and walked a short way up the hill until we reached Trattoria Giacomo and that's where we decided to eat. The boys and Geoff had pasta and I had a breasola and rucola hoping for something lighter. After coffee we headed back out and ...
... C, Princess Marianne of Nassau bought the villa as a wedding gift for her daughter Carlotta. Carlotta's husband, Georg II of Saxe-Meiningen, a passionate gardener, made further enhancements. The gardens are specifically designed for spring, when the hillside is covered with banks of camelias, azaleas, and rhododenrons. Within the folds of the hillside, speckled sunlight and cooler air, the tropical plants and ferns follow the stream to the lake. ...