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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the lovely pool before bed.
TUESDAY: We had a fantastic day and really enjoyed our visit to Lake Como. It was definitely worth the drive and effort! What a truly beautiful place.
We set out early at 8.30 in the hope to beat the heat and get a car park near the funicular railway that takes you up a very steep gradient to lovely views at the top. We had a nice time wandering around at the top and David was very taken with an old old hotel ...
... then headed for the ferry back to Lenno all tired from the activity and heat not to mention the wine with lunch. Pre-positioning the car turned out to be very good forward planning as no one felt much like being active on our return. The best we could muster was a leisurely swim in the lake when we got back. We cooked in house and dined on our private balcony, more vino and early to ...
... br> But by the time I woke up it was time for dinner and we went to the local family run pizza restaurant that was recommended. They spoke very little English but we got pizza and it was very good.
That's one thing I miss though just going to a restaurant and getting meat and vege. There is never this option on the menu. So sick of pasta and pizza!! Will cook some meat and vege in Nice when we have an apartment.
We walked home and fell into bed with very full ...
... at a most inopportune moment. When we arrived in Como, even I needed a strong drink. Como was very busy with people out shopping. Lisa and Ruth found all the jewellery shops - we also frequented a few makeup and granita shops. We had a lovely afternoon wandering in the sun. We made it home for bourbon and Prosecco in the setting ...
Down to breakfast this morning and then packed and checked out 11.00 am . Waited in reception for the Albatross Tours rep to come at 11.45 am. There are 28 people on the tour 19 of which are a "group" from Melbourne.
We were lucky enough to get the front seat behind the tour guide Antonia. Had a great view as we went down the motorway and saw the first glimpse of the mountains and lakes.
Stopped at an Autogrill on the motorway which was amazing ...