Visit Historical Villas and Gardens of Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como offers one of Italy’s most spectacular landscapes and settings. The history of the Lario region (Lake Como’s original name) dates back centuries. With its close proximity to Switzerland and Milan, the nobility of the Renaissance period would frequently… Continue Reading

Lake Como Boat, Villas & Food Tour

CENTRAL LAKE TOUR Boat, Food & Villas Tour of Lake Como, Italy A full day guided tour discovering the pearls of Lake Como:  walking tours of Bellagio and Varenna, a visit to Villa Balbianello and Villa Melzi, a relaxing private cruise, the sampling of olive oil at an original… Continue Reading

Visit Lake Como in 30 Seconds

Play Video Lake Como is a short distance north of Milan, Italy. The most popular cities are Como, Lecco, Varenna and Bellagio but all along the shores in between, there are lovely little towns and villages. You will find everything… Continue Reading

Beaches and Lidos Lake Como

Lake Como is a resort destination that you can visit without having to actually stay in a resort. Anywhere you go you can find public beaches, or secluded alcoves where you can sunbathe, relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the… Continue Reading

Winter on Lake Como

What to do in the winter on Lake Como Lake Como is a popular destination in the spring and summer months for visitors looking for La Dolce Vita, sitting on a terrace overlooking the lake sipping prosecco, going boating or catching… Continue Reading

LarioStraordinario Guide Book for Lake Como

LarioStraordinario,  a new guide book for the Lake Como district, created and co-ordinated by Viviana Musumeci and published by ItaliaStraordinaria is a extensive source of  itineraries,  food and cultural destinations as well as design, shopping and accommodation on Lake Como. I was invited… Continue Reading

The 10 Best Towns of Lake Como

Lake Como is shaped like an upside-down Y . Como is at the southwestern tip and Lecco is at the southeastern tip.  At the middle point, we find Bellagio. All along the shores in between, there are lovely little towns… Continue Reading