Dubbed as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, the Lake Como in Italy has been a favourite destination for aristocrats as far back as the Roman Empire. A combination of breathtaking scenery and links to Ancient Roman history has helped turn the vicinity of Lake Como into a world renowned playground for film stars and hollywood celebrities.
With the Swiss alps on its background, Lake Como, is home to some of the most picturesque villages in Europe including Vassena and Bellagio. The shores of the lake where Riva boats moor feature countless of Romanesque villas of unspeakable beauty, many of which are available for rent. Visit in late Spring or early Autumn to enjoy impeccable weather in combination with quiet surroundings and a relaxing atmosphere. The Bellagio festival, taking place annualy between June and September, is also worth visiting but should be done so cautiously to avoid large crowds.
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Lake Como is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy. It has an area of 146 square kilometres (56 sq mi), making it the third-largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. At over 400 metres (1,300 feet) deep, it is one of the deepest lakes in Europe, and the bottom of the lake is more than 200 metres (660 ft) below sea level.
Lake Como has been a popular retreat for aristocrats and wealthy people since Roman times, and a very popular tourist attraction with many artistic and cultural gems. It has many villas and palaces such as Villa Olmo, Villa Serbelloni, and Villa Carlotta. It is an ideal destination for spring , summer or even autumn and especially for those looking for a weekend retreat.
Visit neighbouring Switzerland to play the odds at Luganon’s Grand Casinos.
Rent a classic Riva and go out exploring the breathtaking beauty of Lake Como and its history – filled shores!
Take a Private Tour Guide at Como’s ancient sightseeings , discovering Italian history at your own pace and with the help of a professional.
Participate in exquisite wine tasting sessions at local enoteca’s , enjoying rare and distinguished wines of the Lombardy region.