Hotel La Ripa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Ripa Baveno
Large room with lake view with bunk beds for the kids. Amazing breakfast, perfect location.
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... it in the hight of summer with boats on the lake & all the beautiful people sipping their macchiatos on the tree lined shore. We dropped our beaut little car off the afternoon, safe & sound. It has served us well the little Merc A180. Over 3000km, through all the traffic, tiny little "streets " that were never designed with a car in mind, busy ...
After Cinque Terre, we continued north to a city called Como, on the border of Italy and Switzerland. Never heard of it before but we wanted to have one more stop before reaching Lucerne so this seemed interesting enough to go to.
We found a small hotel in the part of the city we wanted to be based out of - about a 30 minute walk from the train station and close to the waterfront ...
... so the views weren’t typical of most days I’ve been in this area but were pretty nice none the less.
Most impressive was the many small houses in the mountain villages. Many were for sale, very small and boarded up for the winter. I suspect not many people live there year-round.
I’d love to go back in summer but I probably won’t take the ...
... industrial and commercial areas where the speed limit changed frequently. Eventually we arrived at Como Town, it was larger than we expected, we bypassed it as we needed to find a camping place. We followed the road along the lake until we found a suitable place to stop. Once we had parked up we walked up one of the steep mountain paths, it zig zagged up through a small hamlet and then split, we ...
... It was yum as it is quite hot here today. Lunch later was at a cafe on the boardwalk. Have to get used to the smokers here. Seems it is fashionable still to light up.
In the afternoon there is an optional tour out to one of three islands on the lake. Isola Bella is the largest most famous island renown for its incredible privately owned palace and stunning botanical gardens.
Tonight is the first dinner for our group of ...