Villa Sassa Hotel, Residence & Spa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Lugano
... unreal, sun is fierce and not a breath of wind. Afternoons on the balcony are the order of the day, listening to all the birds shouting at each other and arguing over bread dropped on the floor at the cafe by the lake.
Only downside is having to wait until 7 till the restaurants open. Not easy for two gluttons like us. Had a rubbish meal first night too which is enough to put us in a bad mood for about a week. Italy almost done. ...
After nearly 24hrs in transit, we arrived in Milano. Everyone was happy to finally arrive in Italy, but then came immigration. I swear we had to wait 30-40mins to get through immigration, one upside of waiting so long, the bags were ready to be picked up. After the large wait in line for immigration, we had to wait again, this time for another person who was flying in from England. Again another 30min plus wait in the bus. By this time my patience ...
Today we said our goodbyes in Seedorf and drove 1.5 hours to gorgeous Lake Lugano. The principal reason for our overnight stop here was to drop off our rental car whilst still in Switzerland and tomorrow we catch the train to Milan. Lugano is in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland as it is close to the Italian border so it is our first day speaking Italian. It was a beautiful day when we arrived and we found our hotel very close to the ...
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 ...
... and I share one. We then stroll along a lovely market selling a lot of interesting things. It looks similar to Newport market in the types of things on sale. I bought a beautiful sterling silver ring and had a broken English conversation with the stallholder who designed the ring. I really enjoyed Lugano and would come back here again (already planning my next trip!). Our next stop for the day was Lake Orta, back in Italy. I hadn't heard of Lake Orta before; it ...