Travel Blogs from Sondrio
... It's has been a good group to travel with. 8 Australians, about 7 Canadians , 2 Malaysians and the rest from different areas of the US. Quite a few adult family groups travelling together. Everyone makes an effort to be on time which is great. The only annoying person is a fellow australian with a loud voice who thinks it funny to treat his Asian wife badly. So out of 41 people it's not too bad to ...
We drove from Pula and after an overnight stop in Feltre, continued north in Italy via Lana and through the spectacular Stelvio Pass. No wonder motorcycle company's use this road for the release of their new bikes as it it very technical and very picturesque !!! While enjoying hotdogs at the top of the pass, we met a school teacher from Rosebud ( Victoria ) who recommended a stop in Bormio. What a good call. We stayed in a quaint hotel with two balconies - one ...
... stunning, you just didn't know which way to look, and I thought the scenery on train trips we had done the past few days were fantastic. So I would highly recommend this trip if your around this area! Headed to Lake Como via train, they have the most unusual coloured lakes this side of the world, teal green, very beautiful. Unfortunately Como greeted us with showers and gusty winds, but we saw the beauty here and understand why it's so ...
... a bit of an awkward lunch as they all talked to each other in Italian and we sat there talking to each other or I translated what was being said for her.
That afternoon we took a walk up to the ruins of an old castle in between the two villages, I love all the old castle so this was very enjoyable although the castle was never actually lived in for a decent period of time! Again it was a bit of an exercise as the castle is situated on ...
... from Milan to Bergamo so it can be a part of my Alps Superhike. So it wouldn't hurt to go ahead and do that. Then I can easily catch the train back here to Morbegno and pick up where I left off. And so I do. I slowly walk to the train station, get on the train and head to Milan. My Alpine adventure is over... for now. Conclusions of the Valtellina Valley As my fourth mountain valley since Bergamo, it's cool that each one has had a very unique feel to it. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility