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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….

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Top ten Lake Como sightseeing attractions

At Lake Como, conventional holiday categories are blurred. For example, picturesque old towns that provide accommodation at night are also sightseeing attractions during the day. And transportation around the Lake…

Excursion to Lake Como from Milan

If you find yourself in Milan, on business or on holiday, and you’d like to get out of town for one day, you might find a trip to Lake Como…

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Ten ways to enjoy an inactivity holiday at Lake Como

Lake Como is the perfect location for an inactivity holiday, for three reasons. First, the stunning scenery justifies anyone spending day after day mostly just looking at it (guilt free…

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…

Italian Grand Prix at Monza

The Italian Grand Prix takes place at the Monza race track, not far from Lake Como, in September. Page & Moy arrange four and five day stays in hotels at…

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…

Hire of motorboats at Lake Como

Motorboats can mean anything from inflatables (rubber dinghies) to a Gran Turismo 115 horsepower boat, though you won’t actually be able to drive anything bigger than 40 hp without qualifications….

Waterskiing, wakeboarding and jetskiing on Lake Como

Waterskiing, wakeboarding and jetskiing are possible at Lake Como because winds such as the Breva, which are perfect for sail and kite based activities in the afternoon, drop in the…