Lake Como

Enrico Massetti
Lake Como

‘Lake Como’ is a name you will often hear from friends or read in travel blogs if you plan an Italy vacation. The third-largest lake in Italy is a hit amongst vacationers, and there are plenty of reasons behind it. So, let’s underline everything you would like to know about the area before reaching a vacation decision.
Where exactly is it?
Lake Como has a glacial origin and is in Lombardy, Italy, and is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in Italy, Como, located between Milan and Switzerland’s border.
Why is it so famous?
Those who are unfamiliar with the charm of Lake Como often wonder why it garners so much attention. Why people fly from all around the world to see just a lake?
It is not just any lake; it is marked by one of the best properties, natural beauty, mountains, picturesque villages, adventure sports options, and, last but not least, the pure luxury of Lake Como holiday villas.
Apart from historic villas and waterfront cottages’ cultural heritage, the Lake Como area also offers plenty of scope for outdoor activities like hiking, trekking, and biking. The lake itself provides avenues of kite surfing, sailing, yachting, windsurfing, and fishing.
Ladies especially fall in love with the boutiques that mark the place and men with golfing in the Lake Como area.
Who visits Lake Como?
The hot holiday spot is frequented by vacationers from all around the world that crave a quaint, peaceful holiday in the lap of nature.
The rich and famous, too, chose Lake Como to spend time away from the flashlights. Like Madonna, George Clooney, Gianni Versace, Ronaldinho, Sylvester Stallone, and Richard Branson, they maintain holiday homes near the lake’s shores.
If you are looking forward to a similar experience, then Lake Como Villas for rent is readily available.
This guide covers Lake Como and the towns of Como, Bellagio, Menaggio, and Varenna; in addition to the one-day trips, you can make from one of these towns to Piona, Villa Carlotta, and Villa del Balbianello.
There are extensive descriptions and photos of the attractions. This guide contains links to train and navigation companies’ websites, so you can check the latest schedule and buy the tickets.

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