Lake Como information – Northitaly Villas
Area tourist tips & advice – Vacation villa rentals!
Lake Como is one of the most famous Italian lakes, situated north of Milan in the Lombardy region. Many people and celebrities got persuaded by its stunning beauty, its prestigious villas with lush gardens and charming villages.
We’ll present you here the Como lake area where we can propose several exclusive and luxury villa rentals for your dream vacation!
TOWNS & SIGHT SEEING:
Lake Como is characterized by its inverted Y-shape with each of its 3 branches having its own particularities. Starting from the South you’ll find in the Western branch the city of Como, considered as the main starting point of the lake and a very interesting town with lovely restaurants.
Going up along the Western branch you’ll discover the most chique area and the cute villages from Cernobbio, Moltrasio, Laglio, up to Tremezzo and Menaggio in the central part of the lake.
From the Eastern branch starting in the town of Lecco you’ll go up towards the central part where you’ll find the most charming and romantic village of Lake Como: Varenna.
In the middle of Lake Como, also known as the golden triangle between Varenna (Eastern shore) and Menaggio/Tremezzo (Western shore), is sitting very proudly the village of Bellagio. Considered as the pearl of the Como lake, Bellagio is a pretty lakeside village and a central tourist hub for the boat service on the lake.
The Northern branch stretches out until Sorico and Colico nearby the foot of the Alps.
Switzerland is well worth a visit with the nearby town of Lugano.
NATURE & SPORTS:
The nature around Lake Como is truly beautiful and worthwhile in every season from the shores of the lake to the hills around, up to the higher mountains. Beaches, water sports, boating are all within easy reach. Enjoy the many scenic walking itineraries, mountain bike trails and natural reserves, and even skiing in winter!
FOOD & GASTRONOMY:
The Lake Como area and the valleys in its hinterland are renowned in Italy and abroad for the cheeses like Casoretta, Gorgonzola, Taleggio and the delicious cured meats (raw ham, bresaola, mortadella, salami). Discover the various wines around Montevecchia hills.
You’ll find typical excellent trattorias in every little village and exquisite Michelin starred restaurants around. Wine tours and tasting experiences can be organized, private chefs and cooking classes can come to your home!
So what a wonderful opportunity to discover the Lake Como destination while relaxing in one of our exclusive rental villas!
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