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The small saddle of Giuan wher the view opens on Lake Como

Hikes and Itineraries around Menaggio

If you are a hiker, Menaggio is the best place to be on Lake Como. Dazzling view from mount Grona of Lake Como and Menaggio. Directly from town you can reach the splendid Val Sanagra Park and walk through its canyon. Rent a bike at Menaggio and cycle from Lake Como to Lake Lugano along the traces of the former railway line. Explore the lake by public boat and discover its lovely towns with splendid villas and gardens and old Romanesque churches. Follow our recommended car routes through the valleys where you can try the genuine local cuisine. Go ahead and just choose your itinerary from our guide: the most beautiful Hikes, Cycling Routes, Car and Boat trips, Family outings.

View of Menaggio from the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Pace at Nobiallo
Menaggio and its villages itinerary

11 Km 03:00 h (circular walk)

Questa passeggiata circolare collega Menaggio con le sue tre frazioni Croce, Loveno e Nobiallo e porta a scoprire le loro testimonianze storiche e artistiche.

The azaleas in the garden of Villa Carlotta
Boat trips
Tremezzo and Villa Carlotta

4 Km 00:30 h

At Tremezzo you can visit the famous Villa Carlotta with its marvellous park and museum.

By boat to Lenno in order to overlook the splendid Gulf of Venere
Boat trips
By boat to Lenno

10 Km 01:00 h

The town Lenno boasts authentic artistic jewels, including the world-famous Villa del Balbianello. From Lenno you can ascend the Sacred Mountain of Ossuccio, one of the nine pre-Alpine sacred mountains.

Duomo di Como - Vista su Como
Boat trips
Boat trip from Menaggio to Como

35 Km 02:00 h

The splendid boat trip to Como, the historical and cultural capitol of the region, is best way to admire the villas and noble palaces that stand along the lake shore.

Boat trips
By boat from Menaggio to Argegno

15 Km 01:30 h (solo andata)

At Argegno, a picturesque village at the beginning of the Intelvi Valley, you can take the cable car to the village of Pigra from where you have a breathtaking view of Lake Como

Harbour of menaggio
Family trails
Menaggio puzzle tour and minigolf

1 Km 01:00 h (circular walk)

Historical and artistic itinerary for parents and quiz itinerary to amuse and entertain children discovering Menaggio.

Piazza Garibaldi
Historical walk through the town

1 Km 01:00 h (circular walk)

Menaggio has various historical monuments which recall its importance through the ages. Discover them with this itinerary.

Domaso at the north end of Lake Como
Boat trips
Domaso and its splendid beaches

19 Km 01:20 h

Domaso is known for its beautiful beaches and the presence of constant winds, makes it a true paradise for lovers of windsurfing and sailing.

Boat trips
By boat to Gravedona

14 Km 01:00 h (one way)

A boat trip to Gravedona, a town rich in art and history, gives you the opportunity to admire the landscape of the Northern part of Lake Como.

View of Bellagio along the descent from Monti di Nava
Monti di Nava

8,5 Km 03:30 h (one way)

From the village Croce di Menaggio you ascend to the beautiful pastures of Monti di Nava below the top of Monte Crocione.