Hotel Polo

Via Buonamano 7, Ascona, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6612, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ascona

Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

6

... Italian pizza for lunch whilst we waited for the platform to be displayed. Wendy continued her extreme diet - no solids. We boarded and sat opposite each other in quite comfortable seats for about an hour and a half as we both tried not to go to sleep in case we missed our station. John succeeded in staying awake. We alit at Genova station, were met by a man with a sign saying "Pearce" and were then transported in a Mercedes "S" to Monterosso. Our driver told us that he used to ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

2

... buying things just to get it to work!) We bought some fresh looking pastry at a local shop and some fresh fruit back at the market and ate our lunch on a seat overlooking the lake. Once again, very picturesque. It is good to practice our Italian. Next we took the ferry back to Moltraio via Torno and wished we could have goth off at Torno too but our ticket would not allow it. Back at Moltrasio, we decided to go to a local cafe and ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

3

... as the morning but that's a different and complicated story. We stopped a couple of times on the way back to look at the olive trees and the island from another view. Next we wandered around some of the fishermen's houses, saw an old church or two and old style boats. We passed George 's back gate and saw the bridge over the road from his villa to his garden. Then we arrived back at our hotel at about 4pm. Our kind guide spent some time with us giving directions for a day ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

8

... others can hold a couple of hundred and then there's the old classic type that you see in old photographs from the 20's and 30's of life on Lago de Como. For my last night in Como I stumbled upon a little tratoria Osteria de Beuc - no idea what it means but the food was amazing and of course I had to take pictures of everything. The gazpacho with squid and fresh fish served with a house wine and italian accordion ...

Locando del Isola Comacino

A travel blog entry by ltessler

13

... cloudy morning warmed up as the mist lifted off lake and the whitecaps died down to flat calm waters. Private polished wooden sport crafts transported the quiet wealthy as ferry boats traversed the lake. The scene unchanged for for years reminiscent of decades past. The current owner of the restaurant is part of the experience. It just goes to show that if you do one thing well and something you love to do, then life is complete. Kissing the girls is just the icing on the ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Buonamano 7, Ascona, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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