Categories: Passover Hotels
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Tour Operator: Arie Galitzky & Team
Holiday Season: Passover 2016
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Welcome to our 21th year of Pesach in Stresa holiday in north Italy which will be held P.G. this year between the 21nd of April and the 1th of May 2016 The Program will be held in one of the most majestic and romantic location and hotel, The Regina Palace. We are proud to provide you with a program unparalleled to any other in all aspects of service and beauty.
The Hotel Regina Palace, a luxury and historically magnificent building in itself, is situated in Stresa, the most beautiful and renowned tourist resort in Italy. In addition to the physical beauty which the hotel and its surroundings provide, we are proud to offer you Kashrus at an equally high level. We are the only Pesach Program to entirely use Kosher for Pesach kitchen, pottery, ovens, machines and utensils which have not been koshered, but are exclusively for Pesach use only, obviously including all the china and tableware and serving-ware.
STRESA – Known as the Pearl of the lake because of its magnificent position in the center of the gulf of Borromeo in a splendid woodland setting on the lower slopes of Mount Mottarone facing the Borromean islands. Stresa is undoubtedly the most important and famous tourist resort on Lago Maggiore. Due to the Magnificent views, the moderate climate which is fresh in summer and mild in winter, its variety of walks and sporting activities, The beautiful villas and gardens and the smartness and comfort of its modern hotels and tourist amenities of the highest level. Known during the first millennium as Strixia, this ancient village became the feudal domain of the Visconti in the fifteenth century and later passed in the hands of the Borromeo Family. The tourist Attraction gained impetus with the arrival of English and north European visitors, most notably Stendhal, Dickens and Byron, who stayed inStresa during their Grand Tour and wrote highly romantic descriptions of the area. As well as Flaubert, Fogazzaro, Valéry and Ernest Hemingway. Stresa, a Favourite from the end of the last century, in the days when tourism was only for the elite this was the favourite holiday place of kings princes and nobles. Elizabeth of Saxony, The king of Wuttenburg, The sovereigns of England and the Duchess of Genova. The most prestigious lakeside hotels, Regina Palace and Des Iles Borromees, were built in the late nineteenth century and are all set with luxuriant parks and gardens. And yet Stresa has not rested on its past glories but has adapted to the modern tourism by becoming the today’s paradise. Today the lakefront is lined with modern Grand Hotels to accommodate the many tourists who visit the area. The most important are the totally renewed Regina Palace and the Des Iles Borromees. Stresa can offer unforgettable excursions by ferry steamboat and motorboat to places of enormous tourist attraction, these include the Borromean Islands with its wonderful gardens and important works of art, and by cable car the top of the Mottarone (1491M) from which a vast and really magnificent panorama can by enjoyed. But of all the delights of Stresa nothing can compare with a walk along the lakefront to enjoy in all leisure the glorious diorama of the lake and its mountains and the spectacular view of the Islands
REGINA PALACE, an elegant, luxurious, stylish first class hotel in a splendid, famous and totally renewed fin de siècle building, facing the lake and the Borromean Islands, surrounded by beautiful gardens. 220 rooms including presidential, premium suites and junior suites all with bath, mini bar, telephone, radio and color TV with choice of international programs. Fitness centre with gymnasium, Sauna and Jacuzzi, Heated swimming poosl and tennis court. Swimming pools, Ping-Pong, live chess, a variety of lounges, reading rooms, video rooms and games room, The Regina Palace offers all of these, But in addition we have many other kinds of activities to offer, as excursions, Museums, skiing, golf, minigolf, bowling, boating, fishing, zoo, botanic garden, bike riding and others. countless tourist attractions and places of interest are at walking distance as well as ship stations to Locarno, Luino, Ascona, Brissago, Baveno, Intra Pallanza and much more.
We offer a big choice of 220 rooms including presidential, premium suites and junior suites all with bath, mini bar, telephone, radio and colour TV with choice of international programs, all the rooms are recently refurbished with elegance and class maintaining their original majestic charm and beauty. All the rooms have Jacuzzi bathtubs or Jacuzzi walk-in showers, while some of them have even both, almost all rooms have balconies and the first floor lakeside rooms have huge sun terraces.
Our international staff are waiting to fulfill all your needs, and are ready to respond to anything you may desire. Drinks, wines, Champagne or liqueurs? You only need ask and it will be our pleasure to provide for any wish you may have. Moreover, our eighteen chefs assure you the pleasures of three delicious high class gourmet meals everyday including Chol Hamoed. We offer Hand & Machine-baked shemura matzos and all soft-drinks, Wines, and liqueurs are complimentary. We take care of kashruth to the maximum level possible which includes all food being Glatt-kosher, cholov-isroel and non-gebrokt. We serve you on chinaware, silverware and crystals which are exclusively only for pessach use, and the same goes for the ovens, pottery and all kitchen accessories which we use. All the products are from the best hechsherim and everything is under the strict supervision of a staff of professional maschghichim leaded by a renewed head mashgiach.
Stresa is 45 miles from Milan (lakes Highway) in the centre of Lago Maggiore and near to Switzerland. By road From north take Gotthard Bellinzona Locarno Ascona or Brig Simplon pass). From south Lakes Highway Varese – Gravellona Toce. By train: all international trains going to Milan via Simplon are stopping in Stresa. By air: International Milan-Linate airport (55 Miles) and Intercontinental Milan MXP airport (25 Miles) Or by Lake with the ferry boat Laveno – Intra and then follow signs to Stresa