Astor Hotel

Via Vittorio Veneto 17, Verbania, Lake Maggiore, Piedmont, 28922, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Verbania

Lake Como in the Rain

A travel blog entry by julianfarr on Aug 03, 2014

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... it, so they recommended a cafe further along the lakeside. 20 minutes walk later, we were sitting there, drinking our coffees and cokes, and watching the swans and ducks on the lake. A short walk further to the next ferry stop - and the heavens opened again, only this time it was torrential. Once on the ferry we could barely see the shore!

Getting back to Como was stopped at a restaurant / gelaterie for a lovely lunch, and by 2:30 we were in the car ready to start the ...

Anyone got an ark?

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Aug 02, 2014

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... an Italian from Lake Como was in California and observed how the covered wagon worked. He later returned to Lake Como and designed the Lucia, with the bones or hoops allowing a canopy to be erected as necessary according to the weather. A unique design where the oarsmen stand upright, using a single oar each. The skiffs were used to transport people and goods around Lake ...

We're Going The Right Way

A travel blog entry by julianfarr on Aug 02, 2014

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Well obviously, if you're going to drive in Italy on the first weekend in August, you need to be going north. That was lucky!

Having finished packing up the car with what seemed to be three times as much as we brought with us - how come it fit getting here, and doesn't on our way back? - we added a trip to a supermarket to fill up with cheap booze and Baci chocolates - ah that explains it!

Marco turned ...

Lake Como and Bellagio

A travel blog entry by rcampbellburns on Jul 31, 2014

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... it was time for gelati as we strolled the very pretty town of Bellagio. We returned to the waterline and checked out return times for the ferry before wandering further around the edge of the lake where there is a lovely boardwalk and garden. I found a beautiful scarf at one of the shops along the main walkway. Bellagio and Lake Como in general is famous for silk, so there were lots of shops with beautiful scarves - it ...

A new day dawns.....

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Jul 31, 2014

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... with just the hydrangena and summer coloured annuals its impressive. The trees are huge. Not of giant redwood huge, but impressive, just the same.



The windows and balconies have views across the lake to the mountains and, in the distance, Bellagio. Throughout the lower floor, the cornices have been sculptured, ceilings frescoes, and many statues exhibited. The rooms on the upper floor are indicative of the rooms as used by ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Vittorio Veneto 17, Verbania, is near Island of the Fishermen (Isola dei Pescatori), Isola Madre, Lake Maggiore, and Borromeo Palace.
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