Mon Desir Hotel-Pension

Via Consiglio Mezzano 47, Locarno, Lake Maggiore, Ticino, Swiss Alps, 6644, Switzerland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Locarno

Picturesque Bellagio and historic Verona

A travel blog entry by carofoley on Aug 10, 2014

3 comments, 19 photos

... on their tour of the champagne region. Delicious! We had dinner at the hotel restaurant which had tables outside by the lake. The meal was as delicious as the champagne had been. The next morning the weather was changeable. In fact there was an enormous thunderstorm which cracked right above us and sent us jumping in fright it was so loud. The rain came down in buckets but it was amazing to watch the clouds shrouding the mountains and then lifting and later ...

Looking for George.

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 08, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

... villages,
first up is Varenna which is a 7 minute cruise away, we land and it starts to rain and continues to rain so we walk arm in arm sheltering under a small umbrella exploring the sleepy village and it's three retail shops. Eventually I decided the umbrella wasn't big enough for the two of us and I forked out 8 euro for my own. Julie found a pendant of local stone that she liked which we bought only after I negotiated an 8 Euro discount to cover the cost of ...

When a in Varenna

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 08, 2014

15 photos

... hundred people has a station, and has a regular ferry service to Bellagio. We could base ourselves in Varenna, and then catch the ferry somewhere else.

Well, that was the plan. What we didn’t count on was falling for the charms of our accidental home. This place is amazing. Yes, we have tired legs from climbing up and down the narrow cobbled walkways that connect the houses to the lake, and yes, we’ll have to find a better way to get our ...

Bellagio Bellissimo

A travel blog entry by 888hours on Aug 07, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... the guide provides commentary in Italian for 10 minutes then the condensed English version for 5 minutes. It was very enjoyable none the less. My compensation was having a couple of cold beers sitting out on the balcony watching the world go by and contemplating where we would eat tonight. My feet were saying, why not try the restaurant in the hotel and so we did, not the greatest meal in the world but the view and the atmosphere was unbeatable.

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For whom the bell, and the drum tolls

A travel blog entry by lamondg on Aug 07, 2014

7 photos

... he can’t help with the trains, but says he can give me a great book to read on the journey.

We finally find our train, and rattle off to Varenna without much further ado, well if you don’t count that little incident with the conductor and our non-validated tickets. At last we’re here. Surprisingly, it’s hot again. We wonder why there are two taxis outside the station when the town only ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via Consiglio Mezzano 47, Locarno, is near Centovalli Railway, Casino di Locarno, and Lago Maggiore.
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