Hotel Garni Sport

Via Locarno 25 , Ascona, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6612 , Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ascona

Picturesque Bellagio and historic Verona

A travel blog entry by carofoley on Aug 10, 2014

3 comments, 19 photos

... to get a square inch to stand let alone lie in the sun. Luckily, Simone and Pierre and the family are away so they have generously said I that can use their pool while they are away. It's crystal clear with an infinity drop off and a fantastic view down to the Mediterranean below which you can see from the attached picture.

I have just had a lovely Sunday lunch with Karin Abbenhuis and Mark Thackeray who are staying in St Raphael. They had to come ...

Looking for George.

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 08, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

... the question that most Tourists ask "Is that George's Villa", but alas it is a long way up the lake towards Como.

We stop at the Villa del Balbianello for a tour of the estate that is now owned and maintained by the Fondo (Foundation) Ambiente Italiano and was previously owned by Guido Monzino a weathy Milanese Businessman who was a dedicated explorer and collector. He was too busy climbing Mount Everest, trecking to the North Pole or exploring South America so ...

When a in Varenna

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 08, 2014

15 photos

... back to the railway station, but we’ve fallen for the place just the same. I think the key is the unassuming way the town just gets on with being, while people like us come and go. The little piazza below our window is the only square in the town so it’s not only the place where people meet, but also a favourite spot for kids to run and do the things kids do.

We’ve even grown attached to the church with the bell we’ve named ...

Bellagio Bellissimo

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 07, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... the guide provides commentary in Italian for 10 minutes then the condensed English version for 5 minutes. It was very enjoyable none the less. My compensation was having a couple of cold beers sitting out on the balcony watching the world go by and contemplating where we would eat tonight. My feet were saying, why not try the restaurant in the hotel and so we did, not the greatest meal in the world but the view and the atmosphere was unbeatable.

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For whom the bell, and the drum tolls

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 07, 2014

7 photos

... 8211; off we go. Zoom, zoom – bits of wheeled luggage start journeys of their own. I reckon it’s Ok because our seats are some distance away from the chaos, but I am given further instructions and go and squeeze our cases into a couple of tight spots that are more or less designed for that purpose.

Step two – Milano to Varenna. We’re expecting a few challenges changing to the ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Locarno 25 , Ascona, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Garni Sport Ascona

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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