Hotel Leon d'Oro
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... of the lake. Unfortunately it is so foggy you can barely see the lake and it's raining. Lake Maggiore is the 2nd largest lake in Italy; it’s 40 miles long and averages 3 to 5 miles wide. Antonella tells us about a gentleman in 1932 who was being hounded by the tax man. He had a brand new Bugatti automobile and he decided to push it into the lake and attach a chain to it so he could pull it out after his tax ...
We had a free day today as most of the tour group were heading to Lake Como for a boat cruise, shopping, and celebrity hunting. A good chance for us to catch our breath and relax as the schedule has been hectic. We wandered around the town and the hotel today. Timed it so we were able to Skype both of the girls and our grand daughters and had a good chat ...
... is probably the best that we have stayed in during this trip. We had the afternoon free as there was an optional tour to one of the islands on the lake, however we have done enough boat cruises now to last us for a while. Had a few pre dinner drinks - Julie discovered Aperole Spritzer, a mixture of a spirit and champagne - so she sampled a few of these, and we then had a lovely dinner at the hotel. Very classy restaurant with wonderful ...
... quite good english. It was good enough that when we asked about local restaurants, she was then able to question us to determine what type of recommendation should be given. A very practical young lady. Fish was the correct answer, and a booking was promptly made at the local fish restaurant.
Paul was by now an expert on ordering a half litre of the house red. That was the last of the conversation. No menu, no questions, just plate after plate of ...
... Guess there would be no deals to be had on booking.com!!
The lake has 3 small islands close by so we did a visit to each by way of a very modest boat which holds about 10 people. It took about 10 minutes at a slow pace to get around each island.
Had a good look around Stresa that was a bit like Bellagio with shops on steep hillside narrow streets.