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Category Archives: Getting around Lake Como

Information about different transport options around Lake Como.

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Getting around Lake Como – Ferries

The Lake Como ferry service is primarily a public transport system for the tourism industry. It doesn’t really do ‘pleasure cruises’ but because of the beauty of the scenery that…

Map of Lake Como

How to get around Lake Como

This map is just a bird’s eye view of the ways of getting around the Lake. The buses serve the main tourist areas. The railway serves the less popular side…

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Getting around Lake Como by bus

Getting around the parts of Lake Como that attract most visitors could hardly be simpler. There is one bus service – the C10 – that runs from Como up the…

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A Smart way to get around Lake Como

Having hired a Smart two-seater at Bergamo airport, we used it on a daily basis for getting around Lake Como. We found that there were advantages and disadvantages to driving…

Summer 2009 Lake Como Ferry Timetables for Visitors

These Lake Como ferry timetables are valid until 4 October 2009. They are a reworking of the official timetables, to make the information in them easier for visitors to follow:…

How and why we re-arranged the ferry timetables

For many visitors a ride on a ferry boat will be the defining experience of their stay at Lake Como. ‘Pleasure cruises’ operate from Como town but regular services also…

A guide to the Lake Como ferry timetables

A ride on a ferry is the definitive Lake Como experience. But the detailed ferry timetables can take some working out, especially when they’re in Italian. The good news is…

How to read Lake Como ferry timetable

The official ‘Lago di Como’ ferry leaflet (available from ferry points around Lake Como) opens out to reveal one timetable on one side (Como – Colico and reverse) and four…

Winter 2008 Lake Como Ferry Timetables for Visitors

These timetables are valid until 4 April 2009. They are a reworking of the official timetables, to make the information in them more relevant for visitors and easier to follow:

Autumn 2008 Lake Como Ferry Timetables for Visitors

These timetables are valid until 2 November 2008. They are a reworking of the official timetables, to make the information in them more relevant for visitors and easier to follow:…