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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... it in the hight of summer with boats on the lake & all the beautiful people sipping their macchiatos on the tree lined shore. We dropped our beaut little car off the afternoon, safe & sound. It has served us well the little Merc A180. Over 3000km, through all the traffic, tiny little "streets " that were never designed with a car in mind, busy ...
After Cinque Terre, we continued north to a city called Como, on the border of Italy and Switzerland. Never heard of it before but we wanted to have one more stop before reaching Lucerne so this seemed interesting enough to go to.
We found a small hotel in the part of the city we wanted to be based out of - about a 30 minute walk from the train station and close to the waterfront ...
... so the views weren’t typical of most days I’ve been in this area but were pretty nice none the less.
Most impressive was the many small houses in the mountain villages. Many were for sale, very small and boarded up for the winter. I suspect not many people live there year-round.
I’d love to go back in summer but I probably won’t take the ...
Another cold night followed by sunshine.After breakfast we walked for a few kilometres along the shores of the lake. By 9.30 we were on the road, we stopped at one of the lakeside villages. Lazise is one of the old walled places, we entered through an arch in the walls on to cobbled streets that led to a large square which in turn opened out into a small harbour and a promenade along the waters front. ...
... all around!
Our first stop was to Lake Como (one of Italy's largest lakes). Naturally, we were stuck in traffic for ages trying to get down to the lake (clearly a popular destination). We were stuck infront of a 2 person BMW with a balding man and his bearded friend. We kept seeing them laughing in the wing mirror. We weren't sure if they were laughing at us or if our bag straps were hanging out of the boot causing their amusement. We managed to loose them at ...