Lake Como, Italy

Jul 29th, 2017, 07:56 AM
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Lake Como, Italy

Will be in the Lake Como area early September...Would like to visit the others lakes too...Need ideas where to stay etc...We are healthy seniors, that are foodies too...
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Jul 29th, 2017, 08:22 AM
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Visit other lakes from Lake Como or separately?

Will you have a car? With car Lake Stresa is not that far but Lake Garda is.
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Jul 29th, 2017, 08:42 AM
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From Varenna and a few other places on that side of the lake you can get to Stresa by train, but you have to change in Milan. Same for Como itself.

I stayed at the Villa Cipressi in Varenna, which I can recommend. My last trip to Stresa I actually stayed on Isla dei Pescatori, but I'm not sure I would recommend that.

https://mytimetotravel.wordpress.com...-on-lake-como/

https://mytimetotravel.wordpress.com...-on-an-island/
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Jul 29th, 2017, 08:53 AM
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Lake Lugano:
bus from Menaggio about every hr, 30 min yourney
train from Como SG every 30 min, 30 min journey
Lake Maggiore:
train from Varenna every 2 hrs, change at Milan for Arona or at Monza and Bellinzona for Locarno, 3 1/2 hrs journey
train from Como Nord about every hr (change at Saronno), 2 hrs journey
train from Como SG every hr (change at Bellinzona), 1 3/4 hrs journey
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Jul 29th, 2017, 09:00 AM
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Stayed in Lake Como last September. If money no object, Grand Hotel Tremezzo is superb.
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Jul 29th, 2017, 09:35 AM
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There is a second posting by the same OP so it would be helpful to concentrate all postings on this one -

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...-comoitaly.cfm

Only comment here -

PalenQ - where is Lake Stresa?
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Jul 29th, 2017, 02:54 PM
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Loved staying at the Grand Tremezzo Hotel.

We tend to travel in Europe in Sept....I've had many a lovely Sept. birthday dinners in some fantastic places BUT the one that stands out is at Al Veluu in the hills overlooking Lake Como above Tremezzo.

Just sayin!
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