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Things to do

VillaCarlotta.jpg Lake Como Sightseeing

Lake Como sightseeing opportunities are found mostly in the mid Lake area, the western side of the Lake, Como town and the northern end of the Lake (Alto Lario).

VillaDelBalbianello.jpg Lake Como Guided Tours

Some visitors happily find their own way around Lake Como, perhaps with the help of a guide book. For others who are perhaps travelling in groups or don’t hire a car or just prefer the transport and information to be organised by somebody else; there are guided tours available.

windsurfing.jpg Land and waterbased sports around Lake Como

Our Lake Como sports directory can be used to find out where facilities are available for the sport(s) you are interested in. Just select the sport from the drop down listing and then click on filter button.

motorboat.jpg Motorboat hire at Lake Como

We have put together a directory of companies providing motorboat hire services. Just select the location from the drop down listing and then click on filter button.

002.jpg 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 spa that also offers beauty treatments and massages.

walking.jpg Walking around Lake Como

Many visitors to Lake Como will automatically find themselves doing more walking than they do at home, either around the small towns that line the edges of the Lake, or in the large gardens of some of the aristocratic villas.

menaggio_cadenabbia3.jpg Lake Como 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 mid-lake area.

horseriding1.jpg Horse riding

There are a number of locations around Lake Como for horse riding

Milan.jpg Excursions from Lake Como to nearby attractions

There is a number of tours and excursions from Lake Como. In some cases, you can make your own arrangements to get there. Others are probably best enjoyed as organised excursions.

driveatmonza1.jpg Drive the race track at Monza

Believe it or not but you can drive your own car around the circuit – not during a race of course.

lidodilenno1.jpg Lake Como beaches and lidos

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 – areas with sun-beds, pools and refreshments