Mon Desir Hotel-Pension

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

Travel Blogs from Locarno

Monterosso on Cinque Terre via Milan and Genova

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

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... car drivers to drive. Luckily he drove well as once we left the autostrada, it was very, very windy to get to our hotel. Also Wendy is probably almost cured of her fear of tunnels as we lost count of how many we went through in the almost 90 minutes it took to get to Monterosso. We checked in at Hotel Palme, checked out our fourth storey room with sea view and balcony and went for a quick orientation walk. Apparently we are staying in the "new" town which is very busy, lots ...

Time at leisure on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

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... cheap shoes, clothes etc and the Italian being spoken. We walked through the market without buying anything and headed off for a walk around the village. Luckily for us old folk, it was fairly flat not like Moltrasio. There was a mixture of old (narrow streets and buildings with shuttered windows and window boxes) and new. John checked out the Travel card and this time it worked. (Yesterday it was refused quite a few times at Bellagio but ...

A day on Lake Como

A travel blog entry by wendyandjohn

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... if we want it tomorrow, then we went for a coffee at the bar next door. When we were chatting he mentioned that he meets lots of people and ones like us that are just like showing his mum and dad around! Now hold on a minute! The guide was 39years old so maybe John was old enough but ........ . Anyway a great day indeed despite the rain. Now time to rest (although the power is off in the hotel due to maintenance and there's no internet!) and plan for dinner and our rest day ...

Plan B.

A travel blog entry by ltessler

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... Each corner and alcove was unique with tombs of cardinals past, tapestries, marble alters, statues, gold inlayed reliefs, stained glass windows and tributes to saints that I never heard of. Being the lapsed Catholic that I claim to be it's humbling to see these works of art and the depth of century's old devotion and faith. And as the rain let up I headed out to the other areas of worship, the higher ...

Locando del Isola Comacino

A travel blog entry by ltessler

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... cloudy morning warmed up as the mist lifted off lake and the whitecaps died down to flat calm waters. Private polished wooden sport crafts transported the quiet wealthy as ferry boats traversed the lake. The scene unchanged for for years reminiscent of decades past. The current owner of the restaurant is part of the experience. It just goes to show that if you do one thing well and something you love to do, then life is complete. Kissing the girls is just the icing on the ...

Location

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