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Villas in Lake Como
Lake Como is located in a privileged area, on the southern border between Italy and Switzerland, at the foot of the Swiss Alps. It is a picturesque city surrounded by the most impressive natural beauties in the world. The city offers attractions for all tastes. From historical attractions such as the imposing Cathedral of Como (Duomo) with its Gothic façade or historical and art museums, etc. You can tour the area by walking through the port and the city, or you can take the Brunate funicular up the mountain, from where you will see the famous villas along the lake. Lake Como also has many dining offerings, from cafes in the middle of the city to exclusive Italian restaurants. Nightlife is another great attraction in this region as the activity of its bars and breweries never stops.Enjoy a vacation in the amazing Italian villas
This city is ideal for taking a vacation with family or large groups of friends, so you will find many accommodation options with capacity for several people, from 4, 5, 8 or up to 10. These villas allow you to fully enjoy this adventure in Italy, which is why they offer all the comforts such as swimming pools, jacuzzis, whirlpools, saunas, terraces, balconies and gardens; in addition to setting yourself in the city with its particular buildings and Gothic and Romanesque facades. Go ahead and live this experience!
Vacations in Lake Como
The area and getting around
Como Lake is a stunning lake that stretches for more than 30 miles from north to south. It is characterized by its paradisiacal water: calm, bright, crystalline, which makes it ideal for taking a refreshing swim, or taking a walk around this lake in one of the boats that are rented to tourists. From the lake you can glimpse the beautiful Villas Balbianello, Villa Carlotta and Villa Melzi. The lake is famous for its quaint villas, lakeside restaurants, and spectacular views.Discover the fascinating Gothic architecture
Lake Como is the perfect place for nature lovers, offering many options for enchanting trails, whether it is walking up the slopes or crossing the water. An excellent place to start the tour is in La Piazza del Duomo, there you will find the Gothic and Romanesque Cathedral of Como, which is currently the tourist information office, while you can enjoy a coffee or cakes in the surroundings of this great architectural work.
Travellers and activities
At the Jungle Raider Park all members of the family will be able to unleash their imaginations and enjoy this fun, largest adventure park in Lombardy. You can test your resistance with the logs, wooden walkways and ropes that connect one tree to another. It's a great way to spend time outside with your family. It is an activity suitable for practically everyone who has a sense of adventure, from children to adults.Lake Como for luxury lovers
This majestic city is known worldwide for its elegance, art and sophistication, which is why it offers a variety of must-see activities that you can do near the lake. You can enjoy a cozy night cruise on Lake Como, with a maximum capacity of 12 people, which ends its tour with a dinner docking in front of the lake in the city of Moltrasio. Away from the city, you will enjoy the mountains and the coast full of the most famous villas of Como Lake. The 1 hour cruise tour will connect you with all the charm and luxury of this fascinating town.
This city offers such picturesque landscapes scenes that were used for Star Wars. Actually, "Attack of the Clones" was shot there. During 4 days it was filmed in Villa del Balbianello, the Tremezzo public garden and picnic meadow.
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At the edge of the lake, you will find the steep climb to the Brunate funicular, which almost completely crosses Como Lake. The view is sublime and you will be able to contemplate the entire city, the southern part of the lake and the amazing mountains. At the top you will find a terrace, which has a cafeteria with delicious products, which offers a panoramic view to the north from where you can see the lake and the mountains. At the top of the hill is also the Volta Lighthouse, a famous monument, a place you should not miss.2. Visit the Villa Melzi garden
Named “i Giardini di Villa Melzi”, it is an amazing botanical garden located in Bellagio, and has marble statues, extensive paths by the lake, lush exotic vegetation, majestic trees and a spectacular panoramic view of the lake. It is an ideal place to escape the crowds and enjoy nature at its best.3. Discover history in the Voltian Temple
It is also known as the 'Volto Museum', it was built in homage to Allessandro Volto, who was an Italian scientist considered by science as the inventor of the electric battery and step most of his life living in Lake Como, until his death in 1827. This museum is ideal for those who like to know the history, life and achievements of this very important Italian legend. The Volto museum is simply a must see.4. Go gothic in Porta Torre
In the city of Como, located on the south side of the town, in Piazza Vittoria, is the impressive entrance gate Porta Torre, which is a medieval monument that makes up the set of walls that border this area. It is 40 metres high and since 1192 it has guarded the entrance to the city. This imposing tower used to be the main entrance for people who came from Milan. As you go through the arch, you begin to immerse yourself in the Gothic, medieval atmosphere that surrounded the time.5. Visit the medieval Castello di Vezio
One of the best views of the city you will find in the fantastic, located near the cities of Varenna and Perledo, in northern Italy. It was built over a thousand years ago, and at the time it was a medieval military post to protect the lake from enemy invasions. Today, the Castle has a lookout tower and is open to visitors from March to November. You can walk through its extensive gardens, visit the exhibitions of works of art of various kinds, walk through the basements, meet the statues, ghosts and exotic birds. The castle fuses incomparable natural beauty, with art and history.