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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
5:36 PM | Dana Kaplan, Stresa Sights | Edit Post
Evidence of Stresa's international appeal can be found in the variety of different daily journals that are available at several news dealers in town. There are three places in particular that I know of that sell a large selection of foreign newspapers and magazines. This shop, Edicola, is located on via A.M. Bolongaro, just inland from Piazza Cadorna. I counted at least eight languages available here. And in the English language, many different countries and publications were represented.
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On via Carlo Demartini, about halfway between the lake and the train station, there is this shop, Edicola Cristina. Inside, you'll find a mind-boggling number of magazines in many languages.
Editor's note May 2013: So sorry, this shop is now closed permanently.
And lastly, at the train station. In the parking lot on the street side of the station you may have noticed this sign with the arrow pointing toward the tracks. The entrance to the shop is there, on the track side.
Here, once again, is a very complete selection of reading material in many different languages. Perfect to grab something before the train ride.
The pins on the map below indicate the approximate locations of these news shops. From the right, Edicola in Piazza Cadorna, Edicola Cristina on via Demartini, and Libri Giornale Rivisti, at the train station.
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