Vacation on Lake Como

Winter impression Lago di Como Peglio lake view

Welcome at the information portal for the Lake Como Italy, with us you can find out everything about the wonderful Lake Como.

Discover the beauties and all the annual festivals and events around Lake Como. You will also find useful Lake Como tips for leisure time, cozy holiday apartments from private owners and NEWS about Lake Como ,Valtellina and Lake Lugano / Ticino.

Latest news from Lake Como

Coronavirus rules Italy

Coronavirus rules Italy

Rules, immigration forms and useful links on the subject of coronavirus: Since May 16, 2021, Italy has allowed holidaymakers from the EU + Schengen countries - and also for people from Switzerland to return to Italy.   GOOD NEWS: No more quarantine requirements for test... More
Italy Green Pass compulsory from August 6, 2021

Italy Green Pass compulsory from August 6, 2021

The Italian government has decided that from August 6, 2021, the Green Pass will be essential for access to most public places,e.g. staying in restaurants, bars, hotels, campsites, etc. The Green Pass, i.e. the negative proof for Covid19, will become previously needed mainly for ... More
Weather chaos on Lake Como

Weather chaos on Lake Como

After heavy rain, several places on the west side of Lake Como were hit by landslides and mudslides. Several residents were not allowed to leave their homes for a while.La Lariana will be closed until at least Thursday, July 29, 2021. The road that connects Como to Bellagio goes ... More

Lake Como is restarting!

Watch the video "Lake Como Restarts", which shows the beauty of Lake Como.


Hermann Hesse Museum

Hermann Hesse Museum

Lugano: readings from March to October, every Sunday, readings in German and Italian.;

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Where to eat well - restaurant tips

Where to eat well - restaurant tips

From haute cuisine restaurants to Crotti  and  Pizzeria the Lake Como offers something for everyone.

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Timetables directory

Timetables directory

Listing of all ferry schedules public transport from Lake Como.

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Vacation with pets

Vacation with pets

Valuable tips and information about Traveling with a dog and vacation rentals.

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Hikes on Lake Como

Hikes on Lake Como

10 hiking suggestions for the Lake Como region, Valchiavenna and Bergell.

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Weekly markets on Lake Como

Weekly markets on Lake Como

You can find out in which towns and when the markets take place here.

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Apartment on Lake Como

Apartment on Lake Como

Many Lake Como vacationers prefer a holiday apartment on Lake Como from private.

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FOX TOWN Mendrisio

FOX TOWN Mendrisio

You will find 130 shops of the 200 world-famous fashion brands at factory prices- with discounts between 30% and 70%. 

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Lake Como map with tourist attractions

The new interactive Lake Como map also includes the areas of Ticino, Lake Lugano, Val Chiavenna and Valtellina. You can see all the important sights and tourist information in the region at a glance.

Simply click on the symbol and a window will open with the information and the link

Legend of the symbols on the Lake Como map:

square-19.jpg    Cities / places

circle-19.jpg   Leisure sports and tour tips

images/triangle-blue19.jpg   Sights / excursion tip

images/google-mini-red25.jpg   Cable cars / mountain railways

drop-25.jpg   Museums / villas

images/star-yellow19.jpg    Art / history

camera-25.jpg  Webcams Lake Como

 

The length of Lake Como is 46 km
and the deepest part of Lake Como is at 418 meters near the village of Nesso.
More details about Lake Como here.

Bathing on Lake Como - A selection of the places with the most beautiful beaches and swimming pools on Lake Como Bellagio. Lido, Colico. Beach meadows, Domaso has the longest beach on Lake Como, Gera Lario, Gravedona with a large lakeshore path, Menaggio. All of these places have shallow beaches that are especially suitable for children to swim.
More information on bathing beaches on the lake look in the registry: The most beautiful beaches on Lake Como .

Lake Como is not far from the city of Bergamo in the east and Varese in the west, both of which are also part of Lombardy. The lake is shaped like an upside-down Y. The city of Como is in the southwestern part and the city of Lecco in the southeast, while the city of Colico is located in the north part of the lake.
More Information about Lake Como here.

Lake Como (Italian: Lago di Como or Lario) is a northern Italian lake that is rich in fish and is located in the Lombardy region.
More about Lake Como here.

Lake Como is located in a multi-faceted natural landscape in Lombardy and, with an area of ​​around 146 square kilometers, is the third largest lake in northern Italy. In particular, the combination of the imposing mountain scenery and the Mediterranean climate fascinates the visitors, who succumb to the unique charm of Lake Como after a short time. He has already enchanted many celebrities, not only George Clooney has already bought a villa on the shore of the lake. However, oleanders, cypresses and olive trees are not the only sights - on a holiday on Lake Como you will discover picturesque villages, peaceful gardens and numerous buildings from past centuries. The largest city in the area is Como, where the tradition of silk production is still alive. All small and large towns on the shores of Lake Comohave retained their original atmosphere. A picturesque landscape idyll and cultural and historical sights such as the enchanting Villa Carlotta and Villa Manzoni with the Manzoni Museum exert a great attraction on visitors - as does the culinary journey of discovery to the traditional dishes in the restaurants restaurants in the area. Local vegetables, delicious olive oil and fresh fish, for example, are often the basis for excellent menus.

If romantic walks on the lakeshore and the view of the breathtaking panorama are not enough for you, you will find a wide range of activities around the lake for an active vacation. There are a variety of scenic hiking routes and climbing opportunities in the vicinity. Excursions on horseback or by mountain bike are also possible, and there is a lot on offer for active vacationers in the vicinity. During the summer months enthusiastic water sports enthusiasts cavort here, the offer ranges from windsurfing, canoeing and water skiing to sailing and motor boating. Even more courageous athletes get their money's worth and enjoy impressive views while gliding or paragliding. Discover the beauty of Lake Como on a relaxed boat tour that also takes you to the only island in the lake, the Isola Comacina. In many places you will find different accommodations for an unforgettable holiday on Lake Como. Whether a cheap campsite, cozy holiday apartment or stylish hotel room - there is a suitable offer for every requirement. On our website we offer you a lot of information on different topics around Lake Como. We bring you closer to the beauty of the landscape, give you interesting tips for sightseeing tours and present you with interesting news about events and local festivals. Let yourself be inspired and find suggestions for an unforgettable holiday on our website.

News

Quick response

07.06.2020 - Questions about one of our offers, booking or the equipment of a holiday accommodation? We would be happy to help you. [more]

Bus and boat: autumn timetable

11.10.2021 - New ship schedule from October 4, 2021 and new bus schedule from September 13, 2021 [more]

Fishing on Lake Como

17.08.2021 - What do you need to be able to fish on Lake Como? [more]

Splügen Pass Gotthard and San Bernardino Tunnel

19.06.2021 - Current situation Gotthard and San Bernardino tunnels and Splugenpass. [more]

Lake Como bathing GOOD

20.03.2021 - Report in the newspaper La Provincia di Como confirms the improved water quality on Lake Como. [more]

Weekly markets - Mercatino settimanale

06.09.2020 - When and where the traditional weekly street markets take place on Lake Como. [more]

Cable cars / mountain railways timetables

02.06.2020 - The new timetables for the cable cars of the Lake Como area have now been published. [more]

Timetables overview

02.06.2020 - All the timetables of the Lake Como region. [more]

Shop opening times on public holidays

02.06.2020 - The shops are open on public holidays. [more]

Airport transfer to Lake Como

01.07.2018 - Airport transfer, bus shuttle, airport bus transfer, taxi company [more]

Holiday Tips:

Italy holiday home - Here you can find holiday homes and apartments of private owners in Italy on Lake Como.