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In Brienno you will find the beautiful Bar Pinseria, La Terrazza 125. A unique hotspot for locals where you can sunbathe and enjoy a splash in Lake Como. In the snack bar you can order a refreshing drink or pinse. A beach bar par excellence!
The Monte Berlinghera towers above Sorico and promises one of the most beautiful panoramic balconies in the region. A beautiful and easy walk that we can warmly recommend. Unleash the child in you and swing over the alpine meadow and Lake Como.
The Navigazione Laghi ferry boats are the ideal way to discover Lake Como. Sail on a batello, traghetto or aliscafo and discover a sailing alternative to the busy roads around Lake Como. Always check the timetables and sailing routes carefully before you leave!
Hotel Lario is a three-star hotel located in Mezzegra, near the bay of Lenno. The location near the Cadenabbia ferry boat is a great asset. Add a swimming pool, garage and nice rooms on top of that. Greetings from the German bus tourist…
This year, the Città dei Balocchi light festival moves from Como to Cernobbio. Villa Erba and the surrounding garden are magically transformed into an enchanting fairytale light show where young and old can experience the Christmas atmosphere (for free).
Christmas holidays on Lake Como! We book an apartment in Villa Peroni so that we can cocoon and enjoy together with the Wolf and Bas. From your lazy chair you have a beautiful view over Lake Como.
Despite the bad weather forecast, we still leave for Lake Como for a weekend getaway. We opt for the standard ingredients aperitifs, good food and a tour around Lake Como.
Villa Paola in Tremezzo is a recently renovated villa, ideal for a stay with family or a group of friends. From the private garden you have a view of Lake Como. The house is equipped with standard comfort and has a spacious garage. Recommended!
Villa Monastero in Varenna has a beautiful elongated botanical garden with exotic plant species. The original monastery has been converted into a beautiful eclectic villa over the years. More than worth a visit!
Hotel Fioroni is a charming two-star hotel in Carate Urio. Neat rooms, a good location on the edge of Lake Como and friendly managers make this hotel an address to note. We enjoyed our stay and put Hotel Fioroni on our shortlist.
As per annual tradition, we make a stopover on our way to Umbria. We stay for a night at Albergo della Torre in Cernobbio to rest after a tiring drive. And just this evening a noisy wedding party takes place in Albergo della Torre…
The mountain hike to Monte Legnone is a challenging journey to the highest peak in the region. A good condition is necessary to reach the top after some climbing at 2610 meters. At the top you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Lombardy. Highly recommended for enthusiasts.
A quirky Italian chef who presents local cuisine and specialties from the region with pride and dedication. Love it or hate it, but we are fans of the honest kitchen of Antica Trattoria del Risorgimento.
Hotel Loveno is a two-star hotel run by a family. The ideal location just above Menaggio, the easy connection to Lugano and the beautiful garden are absolute trump cards. Hotel Loveno is good value for money.
Trattoria del Glicine in Cernobbio offers delicious cuisine with regional highlights and adds a beautiful setting, friendly service and extensive wine list. The price may be a bit high compared to other restaurants, but don’t let that stop you.
Parco Teresio Olivelli in Tremezzo has a beautiful garden, monumental staircase and fountain. Elegant and refined on the edge of Lake Como. Parco Teresio Olivelli would appear in the list of the most beautiful parks in Italy and we are not surprised.
Restaurant Al Veluu in Tremezzina has many pluses, with the number one being the unrivaled view over the banks of Lenno, Isola Comacina and Villa Balbianello. Asset number two? The delicious cuisine with traditional regional dishes. An absolute must-do in sunny weather!
Discover this bike tour on Italy’s Lake Como. Cycling on Lake Como!
In the 1960s, entrepreneur Mario Bagno transforms Consonno into an eccentric pleasure town. Target market? The wealthy Milanese. After a landslide, the city suddenly falls into disrepair. Today the buildings are destroyed and overgrown.
Discover this mountainbike tour on Lake Como in Italy. Cycling on Lake Como!
The authenticity of a trattoria where love still goes through the stomach at reasonable prices. You eat in a very attractive crotto, an intimate and cozy setting. Service is smooth and friendly. A nice address if you are looking for a nice culinary address in Como.
If you want to discover Lake Como, renting a Vespa is an excellent idea. No parking stress and zigzagging through the traffic takes you to the nicest spots! We rent a Vespa at Da Luciano in Laglio.
The former boathouse was converted into a hotel with six rooms. Locanda del Cantiere is located in Laglio in the beautiful Vecchia Regina on the shore of Lake Como. For us one of the better addresses to stay on Lake Como.
Villa Carlotta belongs to the tourist big five of Lake Como. You cannot skip hardly the monumental villa with its beautiful botanical garden. Strolling down in the gardens of Villa Carlotta on the shores of Lake Como is like dreaming away and tasting the finesse and grandeur of yesteryear.
An island in Lake Como? Yes, and one with a historic Belgian touch. From Sala Comacina a boat will take you to Isola Comacina. You can walk around and enjoy the view, visit the white church of San Giovanni or grab a bite!
Enoteca Cantina Folie is well hidden in the narrow alleys of Tremezzina. On a small terrace we enjoy local cheese and meat specialties in romantic twilight. And of course that includes a good glass of wine.
The Muro di Sormano is a short and very steep climb, known from the Giro di Lombardia cycling race. The climb has several sections with a gradient of more than 20%. Bring your best legs because stopping pedaling is not an option
Enoteca Millesimo in Carate Urio is located on the edge of Lake Como, just below Hotel Orso Bruno. It’s our favorite spot! Delicious aperitifs with small and well-prepared dishes. Cozy and tastefully decorated, trendy yet delicious Italian authenticity.
If you are a cycling enthusiast, you must have been to the Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo. Named after a Marian apparition, this small church in the territory of Magreglio is famous as a cycling pilgrimage site in Italy.
You can discover the beautiful shores of Lake Como by boat. Sail past beautiful villas, pallazos, churches and restaurants with inviting terraces. There are many different rental companies where you can rent boats.
In Bellano you will find the Orrido di Bellano. A deep gorge that was created by the Pioverna river that has carved the rock with meltwater. A narrow wooden hiking trail takes you deep into the gorge. Spectacular guaranteed, especially if there is a strong thunderstorm above Lake Como.
Crotto dei Platani restaurant is located just outside Brienno. The veranda and terrace have a fantastic view that reaches as far as Bellagio. The menu is extensive with many different dishes, presented in an original way! A nice address when you have something to celebrate.
From the center of Torno you can reach the higher Montepiatto via a hiking trail. The viewpoint gives you a beautiful view over Lake Como and the charming village of Torno.
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Bellagio, a visit to the garden of Villa Melzi is a good way out. In the beautiful botanical garden that ends in Lake Como, about fifty different types of plants, flowers and trees grow.
Varenna is one of the tourist attractions of Lake Como. The picturesque village with its small alleys, bars and restaurant, shops and ice cream parlors is everything that Italy breathes. The Walk of Lovers is the scene of couples in love and Instagrammers who shoot a not-so-unique snapshot.
La Crocetta offers a panoramic belvedere above Menaggio with a beautiful view over the central part of Lake Como. Monte Crocetta was part of the Cadorna Line, a line of defense during the First World War.
Hotel Belvedere in Argegno is a fine hotel on the edge of Lake Como. The perfect location to discover Lake Como, close to the ferry and opposite the atmospheric village square of Argegno.
We book an apartment of Hotel Vapore in Torno and celebrate New Year 2017 on Lake Como. A nice hotel with a good location in Torno and with friendly staff. The terrace on the edge of the water invites you for a cozy dinner, in the summer of course.
Castello Baradello is a military watchtower on a hill above Como in Parco Spina Verde. Go take a look, you have a beautiful view of Como and Lake Como.
In bustling Argegno you will find Ristorante La Piazzetta di Argegno on the village square. The pizzas make us salivating and dining in La Piazzetta is quite cozy. Nevertheless, a touristic scent lingers on our visit, which temper our enthusiasm a bit.
The Brown the bear hotel in Carate Urio is a charming hotel on the shores of Lake Como. Authentic with a family atmosphere. Next to the hotel you will find a cozy enoteca and a pizzeria. Be sure to book a room with visto al lago!
The (mountain) walk to Monte Legnoncino is an absolute must do when you are near Varenna. It takes some effort but you will be rewarded with a fantastic view over Lake Como.
The 29 meter high Faro Voltiano was dedicated to scientist Alessandro Volta. The octagonal tower offers majestic views of Lake Como and the Alps. At night, the lighthouse illuminates Como and the valley with white, red, and green lights.
Trattoria Santo Stefano seemed like a nice idea to us but cannot meet up expectations. The unsociableness and cold service are an eyesore. Are we here in the wrong place at the wrong moment? Maybe!
We drive by car from Faggeto Lario to Pognana Lario to arrive in the tourist bustle of Bellagio. Along the way we enjoy the beautiful views and we don’t miss an opportunity to drink an aperitif!
We put our feet under the table in Ristorante Momi in beautiful Blevio on a terrace drenched in the evening sun. We enjoy a delicious pasta and a glass of wine on the beautiful terrace next to Lake Como.
B&B Torno alla Riva can be found in Torno on what we consider to be the most beautiful village square on Lake Como. Simple but charming with friendly and hospitable patrons. The small bar on the ground floor provides you with treats during the aperitif.
Trattoria Il Tipi Tipici is located in Molina, a village higher up in the mountains. Don’t expect a fabulous or romantic view of Lake Como. Here you’ll find the best pizza and authentic ambiance!
Do you want a nice view of Lake Como quickly, but don’t feel like a car ride or a brisk walk? Then the Funivia from Argegno to Pigra is a nice alternative. The gondola takes you to Pigra in only five minutes!
The city of Como is the big city on Lake Como. A beautiful city with many shops in cozy alleys, bars and restaurants, culture, strolling residents and tourists. You should definitely take the funicular from Como to Brunate and enjoy the beautiful view of the city with the monumental Duomo di Como in the center.
Il Trattoria del Fagiano is such a typical restaurant that you instantly fall in love with. A welcoming “la patronne”. Local specialties that grace in simplicity and solo in taste. The buzz of Italians enjoying their favorite pasta… Our favorite for years!
Villa del Balbianello is one of the famous attractions of Lake Como. The former monastery has a breathtaking location on the peninsula in Lenno. You can visit the gardens and the villa. Villa del Balbianello is also the setting for some well-known films
After a long period of heavy rain, the water level of Lake Como is alarmingly high. Last night’s heavy rain showers cause the water to spill over the bank through the streets of Como. Piazza Cavour is completely flooded this morning.