Mon Desir Hotel-Pension

Address: Via Consiglio Mezzano 47, Locarno, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6644, Switzerland | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Shimoda Onsen area of Locarno, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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Travel Blogs from Locarno

Lake Como

A travel blog entry by clairesleight on Nov 11, 2015

1 comment, 26 photos

Just when we thought Venice was the most beautiful place we would visit in Italy, Varenna may have beaten it into second place. Neither of us can get our heads round the fact that we are actually seeing what's around us. The apartment is amazing and the views from the balcony alone are worth the trip. Claire has also befriended a blind cat so we keep having to think of excuses to go and see the lady so Claire can rub the cat.
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Treasured time in Italy

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney on Oct 25, 2015

1 comment, 7 photos

... Why?! .....but now I don't think that anymore!" (Traveling together for too long?) "I figured I would blow my nose first so I don't waste the toilet paper... Now I have snot on my butt" (I won't credit that one...) "As long as its not raining... We can do anything!" Dares completed: 1. Swim in a hotel swimming pool without staying at the hotel 2.Visit a church service in a different language 3. Sleep in a cardboard house? 4. Busking 5. Photo bomb an Asian tour ...

Lugano Easter Saturday

A travel blog entry by susanfeather08 on Apr 04, 2015

6 photos

On the bus to Lagura Switzerland, free time for coffee and shopping in the markets. Weather is very cold here. We took the bus to the cable car up the mountain called Monte Tamaro. Beautiful views on the way up of the valley below, snow on the alps here. We had a set lunch menu and a walk around at the top, threw ...

The Spirit of Locarno

A travel blog entry by ejm56 on Jun 12, 2014

8 photos

... our part. I am not entirely sure that the Stresa people were terribly thrilled by the idea, but a deal was negotiated nonetheless. If you cannot strike an arrangement between a Swiss hotel, a British couple, an Italian hotel and a German camper van in Locarno, then I don't know where else in the world you can.
Suitably encouraged, we headed down the hill to lakeside Locarno for some well deserved sustenance. We found a very pleasant lakeside restaurant, watched the ...

A blog extra- pop culture observations…

A travel blog entry by ceseal on Jun 03, 2014

3 comments, 11 photos

... are walking, hiking and biking than you normally see in the US (see first observation above)

Our sample is fairly small but the motorcyclists tend to wear very nice leather riding clothes color coordinated with their bikes. Most all wore helmets with wrap around jaw protection with face shields.

Bicyclists normally wore coordinated outfits- not ragtag shorts and T-shirts like David, Mike and Roger. Saw more of what we would call mountain bikes ...

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