This is yet another roundup post listing places from our latest trip to Italy and Switzerland at the end of 2019.

Long story short - we travel to Italy's Bergamo by Ryanair from Tbilisi airport, took a rental car, and went to cool places both in Italy and Switzerland. To make it more fun we traveled together with our 16 months old toddler

Also, see my notes from the 2015/2016 travels - My Italy Travel Guide

Map & Itineary

Orio al Serio (Bergamo) International Ai...

Orio al Serio International Airport (IATA: BGY, ICAO: LIME), officially also known as Il Caravaggio International Airport, is the third busiest international airport...

Grand Hotel Del Parco - Bergamo Airport

The Grand Hotel is a modern, peaceful hotel set in parkland just 6 km from Bergamo. It offers air-conditioned rooms and suites, a fitness centre and free parking. A scheduled shuttle service to/...

Lecco town in Italy

Lecco is a small city in northern Italy, some  50 kilometers (31 mi) north of Milan. The city lies at the end of the south-eastern branch of Lake Como. The Bergamo...

Hotel Lenno (Italy)

4-star hotel Lenno is set in an elegant building just off the main road, and right on the shore of Lake Como, in the fantastic Gulf of Venus. There is free Wi-Fi. We boo...

Tremezzina near Como Lake, Italy

Tremezzina is located on the western banks of Lake Como, right in front of Bellagio, and is the result of a recent merger of the comunes of Lenno, Mezzegra, Ossuccio, and Tremezzo. We...

Postcards from Lugano

We traveled to Lugano in Switzerland at the end of 2019.  Visit to Lugano officially adds marks 18th country on my travel map I've visited (since 2013) We arrived here from Italy...

Resort Collina d'Oro - Hotel &...

Located in a scenic location in the Ticino countryside, a 15-minute drive from Lugano’s centre, this exclusive 5-star resort on 25 hectares of grounds offers panoramic views. We booked here a one nig...

Villa Porro Pirelli, Induno Oluno, Italy

Villa Porro Pirelli is set in Induno Olona, 5 km from Varese and 8 km from the Swiss border. It features air-conditioned rooms and a free outdoor pool, gym and solarium. We booked here a one night st...

Lindt Factory Shop Induno Oluno

This Lindt factory shop is located in the town of Induno Oluno (Varese), Italy on Largo Edoardo Bulgheroni street 1. Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, more commonly known simp...

Hotel 'San Francisco' Milan

Hotel San Francisco is a 5-minute walk from the Politecnico di Milano University. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi and a TV. Loreto Metro Station is just 300 m away. We booked this hotel for a one ni...

Buenos Aires (Milan Shopping Street)

Corso Buenos Aires is a major street in north-eastern Milan, Italy. With over 350 shops and outlets, it features the highest concentration of clothing stores in Europe. The ar...

Restaurant 'Vero Cinese' Milan...

Restaurant 'Vero Cinese'  is located on Boscovich street in Milan, Italy. This place serves Chinese cuisine.  We had a chance to dine here in November 2019, during our few day trip to...

Milano Centrale railway station

Milano Centrale is the main railway station of the city of Milan, Italy, and is the largest railway station in Europe by volume. The station is a terminus and located at the n...

Hotel 'Castello Visconteo' in...

Castello Visconteo is a 13th-century fortress located in Cassano d'Adda, Italy. We booked a hotel room here for a one night back in November 15, 2019 and paid about EUR 100 for that. We choose t...

Orio Center Shopping Mall in Bergamo

Located next to the Bergamo airport, Orio center is one of the largest shopping centers in Italy. We visited this shopping mall in mid-November 2019, a day before departing back to Tbilisi from the B...