The natural, architectural and artistic beauties, the historic villages, the churches and abbeys, the spectacular villas and gardens that have sprung up along its banks, make it a magical, romantic, somewhat aristocratic place, an irresistible attraction for italians and foreigners tourists. Lake Como is internationally known for the deep blue of its crystalline waters and the lush green of the hills that surround it. It is a territory with a mild climate, considered ideal for spending more or less long periods of vacation, a few steps from Milan.
Live the lake
The atmosphere in the city of Como is incomparable.
The magic of the city is the result of the numerous craft shops, typical restaurants and the smell of coffee in the bars that pervade the centre. A visit to the squares, overlooked by numerous hotels and accommodation facilities ready to welcome you, is a must. This area is ideal for your stay, as it is the perfect combination of city life and lake relaxation.
Ideas for sport
As well as being world-famous for its spectacular villas, this area of Lake Como is a must-see for those in search of adventure.
Thanks to its mild climate, there are numerous hikes suitable for the whole family as well as for experts. The various excursions will allow you to discover the mountains and green hills that embrace our lake and to enjoy wonderful views, envied at international level.
Art & Culture
In the area known as Centro Lago, we find a landscape rich in history. There are many testimonies of its glorious past, including the beautiful villas scattered along the shores of the lake.
Among the most famous are Villa Carlotta, a favourite destination for its extraordinary gardens; Villa del Balbianello, rich in artistic masterpieces, and Villa Monastero, a sort of house-museum with a vast botanical garden. The natural, architectural, artistic and historical beauties, the churches and abbeys, the palaces and the surrounding green areas of the Centro Lago villages attract tourists from all over the world every year.