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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….

Hotel Regina, Gravedona

Hotel property Hotel Regina, Via Regina Levante 10/A in Gravedona, Italy

Lakeside walk from Dongo to Gravedona

There is a ‘dirt path’ walk between Dongo and Gravedona, by the side of the lake. It’s either three or four kilometres long, depending on which description you read, but…

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 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…

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…

Gravedona

Like Dongo, to which it is connected by both road and a two mile pedestrian and cycling path,  Gravedona is a mixture of different elements – an old town rich…