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A slice or two of Lake Como

Lake Como, 28 miles long and never more than 2 miles wide, is shaped like an upside down y, dividing into an eastern and western branch about half way down….

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…

Como Lake Golf

The closest golf courses to Lake Como are the Circolo Golf Villa D’Este at the southern end of the western branch and the Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club, in the…

Beaches and Lidos of Lake Como

Lake Como is not a seaside resort – there are no wide sandy beaches there. But a number of places around the Lake have mostly shingle beaches and/or lidos –…

Lake Como water taxis

Because the edges of Lake Como are dotted with dozens of small villages, a complex and comprehensive public ferry service has been developed to connect them. In the most visited…

Lake Como towns and villages

The map shows only the most popular places for tourists – mostly located in the central area and on the western side of the western branch. They are all small townships…

The Tremezzina Riviera

The ‘Tremezzina Riviera’ is a short stretch of the western shore of the mid-lake region, running north from [post=35] through [post=77] to just past [post=78]. It’s basically a row of…

Cadenabbia-Griante

Cadenabbia – Griante is one ‘town’. Cadenabbia is the part that fronts onto the lakeside, while Griante is the area about fifty metres up in the hills behind it. Both…