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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….

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 –…

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…

Lake Como canoeing and kayaking

Tabo Surf Centres in Gera Laria and Sorico hire out canoes, and organise trips into the Piani Di Spagna natural park. Illustrative hire rates, for one day, are: €19 (single,…

Mountain biking around Lake Como

Hire of mountain bikes is widespread around Lake Como. Some of most popular locations are: Tabo Surf Centres at Gera Laria and Sorico – new Scott Test Centre. Rates per…

Windsurfing on Lake Como

Windsurfing is one of the most popular of Lake Como’s water sports, with centres in a number of locations (mostly around the northern end, because of its ‘Breva’ wind that…

Lake Como sailing lessons

You can go on holiday for a few days at Lake Como, never having set foot on a sailing boat before, take a few hours of lessons spread over three…

Self sail boat hire at Lake Como

Lake Como gives visitors a unique opportunity to ‘self drive’ sail in warm weather and beautiful surroundings. The two Tabo Surf Centres, in Gera Lario and Sorico, are a good…

Sailing on Lake Como: skippered boats (the ‘Limo’ option)

For visitors to Lake Como, the word ‘sailing’ can mean a number of different things. For example, a group of people can charter a boat with a skipper, rather like…