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CASA MADDALENA CENTER VARENNA

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £47 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 25 reviews

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Maddalena House , (pls ask for my own website to see more apartments , the calendar is not updated) , is located just 1 minute walk from the beach where the walking way leads in 5 minutes walk to the ferry dock and 350 meters from the train station.The apartment is located in the heart of the centre of Varenna ,has easy access to all amenities, including the Villa Monastero and Cipressi, local shops , pharmacy and foreign newspaper, the internet point and many excellent restaurants for \

Maddalena House has 1 bedroom with a tv-sat, a large living-room with tv -sat and a comfortable king-size sofa bed for 2 people , a bathroom with a modern shower, and a fully equipped kitchen with washingmaschine ,separated from the large living-room, with a balcony furnished with a table and 2 chairs to enable you to dine al fresco, a handycapp chair helps clients from the main door till the apartments door . As for hanging washing out ,the kitchen has a double window-door to a balcony with an 8 strand clothesline. Pls ask me for my own website name to see more photos maps and informations of our apartments.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Varenna 30 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 20 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergamo orio al Serio,Milano Linate and Malpensa 60 km, Nearest railway: Varenna 400 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Apartment located on the first floor.

I am the owner, I was born and I still live on the first floor and i am always at disposal of clients needs.

A handycapp chair lift from the main door till the apartment door.

Further details outdoors

In a short walk, less than 30 meters, clients find everything they need, like shops, restaurants pharmacy,and in a short 5 minutes walk they reach the ferry dock and the train station.

The Lido, a private beach with free entrance is just next to the ferry dock, and offers a sand beach, the restaurant on the beach is very convenient .

Less than 30 meters far, on the beach where are the bars , it is possible to rent motor boats and spend a day in your own privacy.

Further details

Account required on booking, balance on arrival upon keys delivery

We dont ask any security deposit but to respect the apartment as all the previous clients did.

The prices are all included , only the heating is an extra cost on consumption basis ,1 euro each cubic meter, natural gas is the most convenient in Italy.

I live in the apartment below in the same building so I am always on hand to answer any questions

PLS ASK ME FOR EXACT PRICES, THEY MAY CHANGE UPON LENGHT OF STAY, NUMBER OF CLIENTS AND SEASON.

The Lake Como region

The Lake Como offers the possibility of waterskiing, windsurfing, trekking and cycling,and in varenna center to rent motor-boats. Around Varenna, one hour and a half by car, clients can reach St.Moritz ( or even by train) , 2 hours to get Livigno, a tax. free town 15 km from St.Moritz, and other wonderful mountains towns offersan unforgettable souvenir of Lake Como area.

Lake Como is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, under the Italian Alps, offers an extremely varied landscape, made of woods and rock formations.

On the peaceful and charming lakeside there are many ancient famous museum villas and even privat villas with sub-tropical gardens, which offer a haven haven of wonders, peace and tranquility and residential resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio, Como and Lecco.

Lake Como offers up by early spring one of the most magnificent natural scenery with its colorful houses, one on top the other with the flowers on the balconies, the villas with their large gardens with tropical plants and flowers.There are many olive trees that produce also oil : the ancient villages are perched on the lower slopes of the mountains overlooking the lake between small beaches with pebbles.

The climate is temperate and allows the presence of olive and cypress trees and other several botanic plants in the gardens of the wonderful villas around the lake .That's why we still have a local produciton of olive oil produced by the local olive groves Perledo, a village just above Varenna.

Just a few hundred meters before perledo tourists can visit the VEZIO Castel Tower, from which you can enjoy an unforgettable view of the lake with the three branches of Lake Como. It is possible to reach the castle by a path from Varenna in 20 minutes walk.

Tourists who have a car can easily reach in an hour and a half the beautiful St. Moritz and Livigno ( 15 km far from St.Moritz) , both winter sky area, the second one with no taxes, free, very popular, full of shops .The landscapes are unique and beautiful . It is possible also reach St:Moritz by train in one day.

The Lake Como offers the possibility of waterskiing, windsurfing, trekking and cycling,and in Varenna center to rent motor boats and taxi service so tourists can spend a day with their families in all calm and privacy and enjoy the beauty of the lake without a driver.

Ferries often run around the lake on the 3 branches of Lake Como, Colico , Lecco and Como branch.

The Valsassina is the area above and along the lake east coast , rich in local traditions such as the production of scissors, wooden objects and superb local food, interesting place to visit if you have a car.

Milan , Lecco , Como, Lugano on the Swiss Lugano Lake, are easily accessible by train or bus and boat, so customers can see "La Scala, The Duomo, and the famous Last Supper ( =booking in advance is suggested).

Varenna

The historic buildings and the 4 ancient churches , the Villas monastero and the Villa Cipressi with the gardens make the atmosphere of Varenna special and memorable.The apartment is perfectly situated in an Italian church cobbled square, between the ancient buildings and the ancient 4 churches , the main church is the Chiesa San giorgio, and the most ancient is the Chiesa San Giovanni,roman-medieval time.

Varenna is a lovely little village on a promontory on the east coast of Lake Como. The lake is on one side and mountains are on the other. It is possible to take short walks up and down the ancient cobbled lanes, where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.

Varenna has a nice walk to and from the train station whether going via the main road or going along the lakeside walkway.The famous picturesque lakeside walkingway takes from the romantic medieval quarter of Varenna to the ferry dock in 5 minutes only , which features medieval passageways. Tourists can enjoy the delightful wine bars and restaurants and the shops along the promenade , the port and the town.

The car and passenger ferries go up and down the lake to the larger towns for those wanting more shopping and sight seeing especially for those wanting to tour the many beautiful villas and gardens (although Varenna itself has two lovely villas, Villa Cipressi and Villa Monastero). The trains from Milan take just over an hour and go on as far north as the Swiss border.

Motor boats and taxi boat services in varenna, ask me for more informations.

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10 Dec 2014

5/5

"Even Off-Season is Wonderful at Casa Maddelena!"

I stayed in Varenna five nights, at Casa Maddelena in November. It was a wonderfully memorable experience. My lodging, right on the main square, was convenient to grocery shopping and access to severa… More

8 Nov 2014

5/5

"Just a Great Place to Stay!"

Marilena is a marvellous host, living in the apartment below and happy to offer advice and recommendations when needed. She kindly picked us up from the station and dropped us off at the end of our st… More

2 Nov 2014

5/5

"A Charming Varenna Apartment"

We were very lucky to have chosen to stay at Marelina House in Varenna for one week. Our host, Marelina made us very welcome and gave us plenty of helpful tips for things to do and see as well as buyi… More

29 Sep 2014

5/5

"Well-appointed apartment run by an exceptionally helpful owner."

We cannot overemphasise the warmth of the welcome and the practical assistance provided by the owner, Marilena. She is a very caring person whom we got to know very well during our two week stay. Havi… More

10 Sep 2014

5/5

"Amazingly energetic and caring host!"

We stayed five nights with our children aged 11 & 9.Marilena collected us from the railway station, whisked us to the apartment and then took us to the next village to shop for supplies.She then gave … More

22 Aug 2014

5/5

"More than we could have hoped"

We arrived at the Ravenna, Italy train station and was immediately met by Marilena. She took charge of our luggage, put it in her car and immediately took us under her wing. She gave us perfect direct… More

Thanks for your nice review, pls note the exact name of our town is VARENNA located on Lake Como and not Ravenna.

13 Aug 2014

5/5

"Beautiful apartment, Perfect Location!"

We were extremely pleased with our stay in Varenna and our accommodations at Casa Maddalena! The apartment is wonderfully comfortable and every detail was attended to. It is in a perfection location,… More

11 Aug 2014

5/5

"Brilliant location and an excellent experience"

We stayed for a week in Casa Maddalena, as a couple for some days and then joined by our son and his wife. Marilena, the proprietor, did everything possible to make things convenient and comfortable f… More

22 Jul 2014

5/5

"Wonderful - comfortable, convenient, authentic and with the friendliest owner."

We have just returned from a 3 week stay at Marilena's apartment and it suited us perfectly. We went with two other couples and they stayed in another of her apartments very nearby. The apartment… More

5 Jul 2014

5/5

"A lovely flat in a central location offered by wonderful Marilena!"

Our family of 4 stayed at Casa Maddalena for a week and had a fantastic time! The apartment is right on the town square which was just the right amount of lively for us. Surrounded by wonderful rest… More

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Calendar last updated:20 Dec 2014

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