Hotel Arancio

Via Collinetta 78, Ascona, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6612, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ascona

Beauty from Ashes

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

... on for the whole 2 hours. Yes, for and extra 2 hours of a 6.5 hour redeye, the cabin looked like broad daylight. My light-sensitive children were not going to sleep. I was not a happy mama.
C kept laying down on the floor and saying "night night," but just couldn't settle. It was a little heartbreaking and a lot exhausting.

Finally the lights went out, and C made it down. D, however, did not. He was perfectly content to keep watching movies ...

The last day at the lake

A travel blog entry by hayesj

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The St Francis shrines were open finally today. Some of us were glad because we thought that mum might cry or throw a fit if they weren't open. They showed parts of St Francis' life from being born in a stable to dying. They were built between the 1500s to the 1700s so they were all different styles all with statues in. One had over 50 statues and pantings of more people on the walls. So it must have been a big gathering. Then we went down to the ...

Skiing on a sun snowy day

A travel blog entry by hayesj

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Wow, Skiing is exhausting when you do it for more than one hour. My legs are aching and protesting in agony. Today we had an instructor whose name was Santos who took us for one hour to refresh our minds of what we could do. He taught us how to stop and turn (although I did not remember some of it) and how to walk up a hill the right way (sideways). I found walking up the hill sideways pretty ******* the calves. Did you know that the snow over here ...

Crossing the Alps

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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After getting the van packed again we set off, headed for South East of France but are going to travel through Switzerland and Italy to get there. Made it about half way through Switzerland today and are now parked up in a rest stop for the night, finally having time to sort out all our pressies from Christmas in Prague.
We just got to sleep and we're suddenly awoken to bright torches and banging on the van demanding us to get out. After a second or two, ...

Day 4 Lugano, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by allanbe

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... existing models and to develop new models. We were even able to pay a visit to their workshop. The surrounding gardens and shrubbery also blend in with the models adding more realism to the overall picture. There is a selection of 1,500 different plants and over 15,000 flowers. An amazing place which is highly efficient and well managed.
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Location

This hotel, located on Via Collinetta 78, Ascona, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent