Mokinba Hotel Baviera
Travel Blogs from Milan
... Sforzesco for a brief walk around - it is huge and beautifully built with rounded brick turrets and huge courtyards. We decided not to catch the metro but walk through the city, it is more interesting that way. We then visited the Duomo for an inside look. We took the audio tour, visited the crypt and found a cardinal Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster who was honoured for his contributions. He might be related! We then decided to go up to the roof of the Duomo ( ... Steps). What ...
... of our journey.
We were ready, but the Swiss weren't! The most memorable part of the journey was not the beautiful scenery, the picture postcard lakeside villages, the mountains, or the waterfalls. Instead, it was the 2 hour queue waiting to get through the 17km Gotthard-Strassentunnel on the A2. That meant our planned stop in Lucerne was abandoned, and we got to Strasbourg at about 9pm. In time for a late dinner in the restaurant next to the Ibis hotel we stayed at, and ...
Well obviously, if you're going to drive in Italy on the first weekend in August, you need to be going north. That was lucky!
Having finished packing up the car with what seemed to be three times as much as we brought with us - how come it fit getting here, and doesn't on our way back? - we added a trip to a supermarket to fill up with cheap booze and Baci chocolates - ah that explains it!
Marco turned ...
23 July 2014
Well happy 80th Birthday to my beautiful mum – have certainly been thinking about her today. It was warmer again this morning and after breakfast we set off to get the water taxi to Como. In the Lago Piazza they were setting up for the weekly Cernobbio market – looked good but we are leaving tomorrow. Once at Como we then took the Train to Milan. This took an hour and believe it or not everyone – ...
... son guided us thro the maze of intersections and roads based on the map to the apartment (I must admit that my son is definitely better than the GPRS systems in terms of looking at the map and pointing us to the right direction.) While walking down the streets one could see the sky scrapping buildings around and a feeling of a BIG city was clearly felt. Just for records, Milan is second largest city in Italy and it is industrial, commercial ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Pets allowed