Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, NW Italy

Lake Maggiore, Lombardy, NW Italy

Arriving at our hotel, the Grand Hotel Dino .. and it was grand .. in the small town of Baveno, the temperature outside had dropped dramatically.  From a sweltering +35C to 20C

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After a long day, having left Venice in the morning, this was our stop for two nights.  What a super hotel!!!!     … and overlooking Lake Maggiore, a vast expanse of water 68km long and 3-5km wide, nestled against mountains and stretching into Alpine Switzerland.  Very very pretty indeed!!

But first .. the Grand Hotel Dino.   I love wandering around new places and naturally took photographs as I wandered 😉    …. come and ‘wander’ with me

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Our very comfy room ..

IMG_6725Hubby and I on our little balcony ..

Copy of IMG_6731Stunning view from our balcony ..

IMG_6728.. also from the balcony, looking in the direction of Baveno ..

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Sumptuous foyer ..

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We were treated to a delicious dinner in the hotel.  I had the tortellini and sole fillet plus dessert ..

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Our tour group ..

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IMG_6773Adding a few more photos taken at different times while we were there.  It just completes the Grand Hotel Dino ‘package’ 😉

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IMG_7080IMG_7082Copy of IMG_7091IMG_7083 IMG_7084There is an outdoor and indoor pool ..

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Day 9 follows : a boat trip to Isola Bella on Lake Maggiore and dinner on Isola Madre and a boat trip around part of Lake Como plus a short stroll through the streets of Como  …next

…. Trafalgar Tours : Best of Italy : June 2013

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