The Walled City of Como
This easy itinerary will help visitors discover the city of Como; the historical, cultural and economic “capital” of the region. It will introduce them in detail to the Walled City, its numerous monuments and its most charming parts. The Walled City is a limited traffic zone, so ideal for families with children.
A Walk along the lake front of Como
This itinerary will help visitors discover the lake front of Como and its beautiful villas, architectural itineraries and fantastic panoramic views.
A boat trip around the First Basin
Calmly ploughing the waters, boats are not only a means of transport for getting from one place to another, but also an unforgettable travel experience. This is the best way to discover Lake Como and admire its wonderful landscapes; indeed, sometimes the only way to see some of the villas and noble palaces that have made it famous worldwide. By purchasing a “day pass” you can complete the entire journey in about an hour, staying on board or hopping off at your discretion at intermediate stops to visit the villages in this part of Lake Como.
Visit to the Mid-Lake area and its gardens
This itinerary helps visitors discover some of the most famous places in the central part of the lake;the villages of Menaggio, Bellagio and Tremezzo, the villas and gardens and breathtaking views.It is covered by boat; in summer using a daily pass to move around at will from one village to another and in winter using the ferry service and limiting visits to Bellagio, Menaggio and Varenna alone.
Lenno and the Sacred Mountain of Ossuccio
A walking itineray to discover Lenno, a village in the Mid-Lake area overlooking the splendid Gulf of Venere that boasts artistic jewels, including the world famous Villa del Balbianello. A charming walk leads to the Sacred Mountain of Ossuccio, one of the nine pre-Alpine sacred mountains that make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nature and Art in the Intelvi Valley
A middle mountain valley that connects Lake Como with Lake Lugano, it was carved out for about
15 kilometres by Telo Stream and offers visitors beautiful landscapes, picturesque villages and prestigious artistic artefacts left behind by centuries of local skilled workers, the s-called “Intelvi Masters”. From Lanzo d’Intelvi it is possible to reach the peak of Mount Sighignola “Balcony of Italy”, a renowed viewpoint.
From Lake Como to Lake Ceresio
An itinerary by car from Lake Como to the Italian shores of Lake Lugano, through charming natural landscapes and ancient villages. Discover the sunny Valsolda Valley, a generous land that spans from Porlezza to the Swiss borde. It has given birth to generations of migrant artists, such as the architect-artist Pellegrino Tibaldi and for years was home to the writer Antonio Fogazzaro who set his famous novel “The Patriot” here.
A Day in the North Lake Como area
This itinerary covers North Lake Como, the upper part of Lake Como, famous for its lakeside holiday resorts and water sports. It is highly recommended for families, because it is the part with the widest beaches and shallowest water on the entire lake. The upper lake area also has historical villages, like Dongo that is linked to the end of the Fascist era, Gravedona, with one of the most important Romanesque churches in the entire province, Piona Abbey, which overlooks the bay of the same name in the Province of Lecco and excursions to discover the mountain villages in the inland area.
By car from Bellagio to the Cyclists’ Sanctuary
This itinerary departs from Bellagio to discover the mountain zone, a very interesting area in terms of both landscape and nature. It climbs to the Ghisallo Pass, where the famous Sanctuary of Madonna del Ghisallo stands. Nearby is Jungle Raider Park, an adventure and amusement park built on trees, with trails to suit adults and children alike.
The Treasures of the Larian Triangle
A circular itinerary to discover the wild and surprising eastern shore of Lake Como, with small villages that hide precious little jewels. It then moves from the lake to the mountains, climbing to the heart of the Larian Triangle, as the region between the branches of Como and Lecco is called, visiting “the holiday resorts” in vogue among the Milanese in the last century that to this day meet the needs of those searching for places to relax and to enjoy active tourism too.