Lago di Como Things to Do

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  • 1. Lakeside Towns

    We took a boat to Varenna, which looked like a fairytale village from the boat, and it didn't disappoint us when we walked there. It's a mere village and less touristy than Bellagio and thus have more...

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  • 2. Lago di Como

    The weather changes so quickly and the forecasts are little help. So, if you awaken and find yourself in the midst of a clear day - don't miss the boat. Every time I go out on the lake I see a new...

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  • 3. Como Promenade

    Few have visited Lago di Como and not taken this most famous Passeggiata - Lino Gelpi. It leads you along the lake from Piazza Cavour at the historic center lakeside to Villa Olmo. Whatever the...

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  • 4. Isola Comacina

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    Isola Comacina is a beautiful island in lake Como, just across and very near to Sala Comacina, a charming little town on the shore. At Isola Comacina there are many villas, one of them was used in the...

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  • 5. Como City

    Get inside the old towns and explore its narrow streets. Often you'll find a playful game of lights, the clothes drying from the window or cats strolling around and sneaking behind the corner. It's...

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  • 6. Vistas

    The little viewing areas that jut out slightly into the lake from Passeggiata Lino Gelpi were strategically placed to give you an extraordinary view from each vista. After a few visits, I noticed that...

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  • 7. Brunate

    Well, since there was yet another strike in Italy and the ferry was not operating, I walked over to the funicolare, which was about the only form of transportation operating today (Friday, Nov 30th)....

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  • 8. Fiumelatte - Milk River

    Varenna is home to Italy's shortest river, the Fiumelatte. Only 250 meters long, it rushes, frothy and milk-white (hence the name) down the rockface and crashes into the lake. From the end of March to...

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  • 9. Duomo

    I found the interior of the Duomo to be definitely more interesting than the exterior. The dome is especially stunning. Beautifully illuminated by the clearstory windows and highlighted in gold leaf,...

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  • 10. Piazza del Duomo

    The Piazza del Duomo seems to be the emotional heart of the city. Named obviously for the Cathedral it is a great place to window shop. It's also fun to people watch from one of the many cafes on its...

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  • 11. Villa Olmo

    Villa Olmo is the most famous villa in Como (the town), and the most important one. It's situated a bit outside of city center, along the beautiful lake promenade full of nice villas. It's in the...

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  • 12. Pian del Tivano

    Pian del Tivano is a lovely high plain in the central area of the Como lake (the peninsula leading to Bellagio), with wonderful natural resort and ski center,...

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  • 13. Meeting a friend

    We had agreed with my Italian pal Kunie that we'd meet her in Como on Monday. It was raining when we got up and it never really ceased that day. It was the...

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  • 14. Bellagio in bloom

    Bellagio is a small town where many rich and famous have their villas. We walked the lakeside boulevard to Villa Melzi. Villa itself is in neoclassic style and...

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  • 15. Getting ready for the day on the lake

    In the morning we met Mrs. Pini, Michela, who was one of the most helpful people I've ever met on my travels. She served us (a German couple and an elderly man...

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  • 16. Down to Cadenabbia

    We chose another way and saw new scenery. We popped in to a small graveyard on our way down. I find them interesting as each country seems to have its...

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  • 17. Getting to Casa Pini

    Our stop was in front of Hotel Britannia in Cadenabbia from where we had a walk of about 1.5 km, all uphill. With our luggage that first afternoon it felt like...

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  • 18. Falling in love with Lake Como

    On the way to Griante we saw such beautiful scenery that we immediately fell in love with Italy! We've been there before and though we loved both Lago di Garda...

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  • 19. What was Como like on your last visit?

    Como has changed immensly since I was here last in 2004. Compare it now with your last visit in terms of population and the number of new developments. This...

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  • 20. charm and romance

    One of the best vantage points for this breathtaking view is in Piazza Cavour, on the banks of the lake in the town of Como. The cathedral here (pictured at...

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  • 21. "Sammi swims with the Fishes"

    We stopped at a little pebble beach for a swim. We had to keep our sandels on as its too hard to walk on the pebbles, so Sammi and I took it in turns with one...

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  • 22. San Marco Pass

    We travelled to Lake Como from Bergamo. It should have been a straight-forward drive towards Lecco but I missed a turn and we ended up driving towards the North...

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  • 23. Villa Cipressi and the monastery gardens

    These are manicured lakeside gardens with a lot of interesting architectural features. They are also quite colorful and I think the combination of the natural...

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  • 24. Church in Griante

    We walked through the little village and then came across this Church on the other side. I must apologise but I cannot remember the name of this Church but it...

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  • 25. Hillside Walk

    On our first morning in Cadennabia we decided to have a short walk around the back of the Hotel away from the Lake. We climbed some steps and then walked up a...

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