Albergo Le Terrazze
Travel Blogs from Ispra
We had decided to take the Ferry up to another village on the lakeside, but actually arrived at the Quay in time for an earlier ferry. So we ended up catching the 9:10 ferry to Urio. As we climbed on board, the rain started, and as we cast off, that rain changed to horizontal, so we abandoned to top deck to go downstairs.
Luckily when we reached Urio the rain let up for a while. The only cafe near the dockside turned out to be a restaurant, despite having "cafe" written ...
... an Italian from Lake Como was in California and observed how the covered wagon worked. He later returned to Lake Como and designed the Lucia, with the bones or hoops allowing a canopy to be erected as necessary according to the weather. A unique design where the oarsmen stand upright, using a single oar each. The skiffs were used to transport people and goods around Lake ...
... return our security deposit, and to call Jane "the perfect wife" - not like those Nowegians from a couple of weeks ago who left such a terrible mess.
As we made our way further and further north, we soon lost count of the number of miles a stationary traffic going in the other direction.
We had planned a stop in Modena for lunch, but unable to easily find somewhere nice, we finally ended up in a ...
... bit earlier than last night but to the same restaurant Trattoria L'Antico. It was very good again though the service at the end of the night got very slow as they had a big party arrive. We were tired...it had been a long day in the sun and on the water and we were ready for bed. It was a nice last night in Italy, tomorrow Switizerland. We are all looking forward to seeing the Gold/Nettleton's but we are also sad to be leaving ...
... sites to see. While the weather wasn't too bad, headed for the funicolare. It runs every 15 min., which helped you accept the fact that the ticket sellers speed was between slow and dead slow. Views across Como as we rose to the top.
At Brunate, the village at the top of the funicolare, was the Sant'Andrea Cheisa. As you walk in, your eyes are immediately drawn to the chapel venerating Sant Maddalena Albricci di ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking