Welcome to Lake Como
Lake Como boasts enchanting scenery, with rugged mountains plunging down to the deep blue waters below. It is adorned with historic villas and holiday homes belonging to the rich and famous.
Our resorts in Lake Como provide an ideal base for exploring the lakeside and surrounding areas. You can enjoy leisurely walks among the villages or through the hills, and a scenic cruise is a must. The resorts of Bellaggio and Menaggio are well connected by boat, and there are regular ferry services to other parts of the lake. Bellaggio is a delightful village with narrow, winding streets and occasional live music in high season. Menaggio has a lively promenade and a small boat harbour, ideal for watersports and trekking in the hills. Lying on the sunny western shore, Cadenabbia’s attractions include a Romanesque church, beautiful villas and a lovely lakeside promenade. Just 1km south of Cadenabbia, Tremezzo is a popular resort featuring the renowned Villa Carlotta surrounded by beautiful gardens. Moltrasio is an enchanting village built on a mountain side with panoramic views of the lake.
Prices for Lake Como include direct transfers from Milan Malpensa Airport. Car hire can be arranged. Approximate transfer times: 1 hour 30 minutes - 2 hours.
Although there is no full-time representative in this resort, a contact number is provided should specific assistance be required.
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Top 5 things to see and do in Lake Como
A ferry trip around the heart of Lake Como, between the towns of Bellaggio, Varenna, Menaggio and Cadenabbia, is a must.
Spend a day at the beach!
An hour’s drive north of Como, Lido di Lenno’s sandy beach is an isolated spot that’s loved by locals and visitors alike. The small entrance fee is worth it. Learn to cook! Il Caminetto restaurant in Varenna offers popular lessons in authentic Italian cooking (about €38 per person).
Seafood restaurants abound. Panettone cake is a regional delight. The area also produces gorgonzola cheese and its wines include Soave and Valpolicella.
Como produces 80% of Europe’s silk. There are boutiques and factory outlets selling high quality silk merchandise. Scarves, ties and shirts make good buys.
Nearby Places of Interest
Villa Carlotta & Villa Balbianello
The gardens of Villa Carlotta are sumptuous and it’s also worth checking out Villa Balbianello where the James Bond movie, Casino Royale, was filmed.
Experience the vibrant atmosphere of this fashionable city with its stunning art and architecture, La Scala Opera House and, of course, designer shops abound!
The exclusive Swiss ski resort is just across the border and makes for a fascinating excursion.
Ask at your hotel reception for details of these and other sightseeing attractions and local excursions.