Cernobbio is a beautiful city situated on east side of Lake Como, at the feet of Monte Bisbino.
It is a popular holiday resort, thanks to its luxury hotels and is famous also for its historical Villas, the awesome Villa D’Este, Villa Erba and Villa Bernasconi.
Villa D’Este is a renaissance residence located on the lake shore. Over the years it hosted important politicians and intellectuals. Today is a luxury hotel with room rate averaging 540 euros per night.
Villa Erba was the summer residence of the famous screenwriter Luchino Visconti. It is a jewel of 1800’s architecture, rich in beautiful frescos and majestic rooms. Today the villa hosts international events, conferences and weddings.
Villa Bernasconi, with its typical liberty style, is a museum and an important cultural centre. Besides being famous for these Villas, Cernobbio is a beautiful town composed of a medieval core and a relaxing lake promenade, where you can enjoy a breathtaking view on Lake Como. If you want to explore the surrounding,don’t miss the chance to take a boat ride on the ferry boat.
If you are a nature lover and you like walking, in Cernobbio starts the long distance footpath called Via dei Monti Lariani.