Where the three branches meet, where the most beautiful villages rise, the most luxurious villas and the landscape becomes more wild, with beaches, gardens and breathtaking views.
Suggestive, romantic and charming, this is the heart of our lake.
The Lario or the lake of Como, is presented between water and earth, a harmonious whole. Nature, beautiful, has always been taken care of by the man who has worked in this way, giving life to picturesque and characteristic towns, beautiful villas with beautiful gardens full of flowers and exotic plants. It shows its ipsilon shape given by the three branches that compose it: the Colico basin, the Como branch and the Lecco branch. A mild climate, a surprising and fascinating landscape with a thousand different shades: blue and green waters, snowy or wood-covered rock reliefs, stone-built villages perched between the lakeside and the mountains, industrious cities rich in history and culture. Located in the middle of the Alpine area, during the summer it is an oasis where you can find refreshment, peace and tranquility even venturing into the surrounding mountain ranges. In colder seasons you will find a climate mitigated by the lake and sheltered from the nearby mountains that can be quickly reached for a day on the snow. On lake Como you spend a relaxing holiday, with the possibility to practice a wide range of activities: from water sports (sailing, diving, water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing) to mountain ones (skiing, trekking, climbing) ). Excellent traditional cuisine of Lake Como from fish to cheese to desserts, such as risotto with fillets of perch, the fine olive oil, the many vegetables (including the asparagus of Rogaro and Drezzo) and of course many dishes based on fish such as missulit (salted, dried and pressed agonis marinated with vinegar and oil). The perfect combination of lake and mountains can be appreciated on the tables of the many restaurants in the area. For a trip of a few hours or a long holiday lake Como always offers ideas of art, culture and of course beautiful landscapes.
A brand new travel companion ready to lead you through Lake Como‘s beauties and sights, which will make your unique stay even more unforgettable. This is what Lake Como Tourism Staff wants to provide to the numerous visitors who choose our region as a place to both spend their holidays or just to relax a few days. This is how we put our love for one of the most fascinating places in Italy on paper, also thanks to our great experience and deep knowledge of the territory.
Almost a hundred of pages full of interesting travel tips that dynamically captivatedly show everything Lake Como has to offer.