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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….

Villa Balbianello in Lenno

Villas at Lake Como

The most important villas for most visitors to Lake Como include the Villa Olmo in Como, the Villa D’Este and Villa Erba in nearby Cernobbio, the Villa del Balbianello near…

La Dolce Acqua – Lake Como Spa

Apart from some large hotels, there are not many places around Lake Como that provide the kind of facilities offered by La Dolce Acqua, a contemporary Lake Como Spa that…

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…

Apartments

Why choose a self catering apartment at Lake Como? Well, they are bigger than hotel rooms for a start, and in addition are often: converted or refurbished homes on their…

Lenno, Lake Como apartment Casa Giallo

A new, elegantly decorated and luxuriously furnished apartment in Lenno with a large balcony providing views of the Lake. Close to lakeside with lift to apartment door – perfect for…

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…

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…

Villas and Gardens by Lake Como

There is a book available in some shops at Lake Como, called ‘Ville e giardini del Lago di Como’. It’s translated into English on the cover as ‘Villas and Gardens…