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Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

Myself and a few photographer friends are road tripping down the Lake Como from Zurich and would love some recommendations of beautiful places to stop for short breaks. We don't want to stick to the highways the whole time, and don't mind driving a tiny bit off our path to stop at a beautiful stop. I love anything that gives a beautiful view of mountains/lakes or overlooks a quaint vilage.

Anyone have any suggestions?

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Re: Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

Try the Splügen Pass. Closed all winter, it is quite and adventure - especially on the Italian side.

For an authentic Italian hotel on the lake try http://www.sangiorgiolenno.com/ room 59 is the one to go for....
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Try the Splügen Pass. Closed all winter, it is quite and adventure - especially on the Italian side.

For an authentic Italian hotel on the lake try http://www.sangiorgiolenno.com/ room 59 is the one to go for....
Thank you! I will check those out!
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Re: Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

Sighignola.

Where I've brought every woman I've dated and/or married.

Open year round.

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Sighignola.

Where I've brought every woman I've dated and/or married.

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Tom
Love it!! haha. I'll look into this spot!
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Re: Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

Stopover in Lugano and make a quick boat trip to Gandria. On a beautiful day it provides spectacular opportunities for proper photos! Especially if you take the 4:20pm boat. You can just board it, enjoy the 45 minute ride there, not disembark and come back to Lugano on the same boat. Here's the schedule: https://www.lakelugano.ch/media/1218...compressed.pdf
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Re: Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

You have already received some nice tipps. Another option is to drive from Zurich down along the lake trough Thalwil, leave the motorway in Horgen and drive over Hirzel. There is a nice view from the Restaurant Hanegg on a beautiful day so maybe stop for a coffee http://restauranthanegg.ch/. Hirzel is also nice with the "Drumlin" trees. https://www.google.ch/search?q=hirze...lder&*&spf=180 continue down to the Sihl valley and take the motorway. Make sure you take the Lucerne route along the lake (Axenstrasse) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axenstrasse. The view is great and there are options for a stop. There is a Restaurant with a nice vew where you could also stop for drink. If you do loof out for the Tellskapelle (chapel) on the other side of the lake https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tellskapelle


and don't take the tunnel but the route across the Gotthardpass


enjoy the trip!

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Re: Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

Thank you all! This is great! Very much looking forward to our trip!
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Sighignola.

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Open year round.

Tom
Thanks st2lemans, now I know where to drive the bitches. Any nearby place where you can park the car and not be bothered by other people?
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Re: Road trip stopovers Zurich>Como

go look at the Vereina Gorge, with a lot of water it can be quite impressive
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