Lake Como

Winter impression Lago di Como Colico

Winter impression Lago di Como Colico

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Places on Lake Como

The most beautiful places and towns on Lake Como, from the tranquil mountain villages around Livo to the moonlit Bellagio.

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Acquaseria on Lake Como

Acquaseria is the   main town of the San Siro community association and is located on the west bank in the central part of Lake Como, near Menaggio .   In the village of Acquaseria   there are shops and restaurants. About a small...

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Argegno on Lake Como

Argegno   is a   village with 692 inhabitants (as of 2009) in the Italian province of Como , Lombardy region, on Lake Como. The place Argegno lies at the beginning of the beautiful valley d & rsquo; Intelvi, which leads from Lake Como t...

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Bellagio on Lake Como

The village Bellagio is also called the 'Pearl of Lario' and is located on the narrow peninsula at the tip of the Lariano triangle (Tridente Lariano), which connects the two southern arms of the sea to Como and Lecco divides. The 'Bil...

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Bellano on Lake Como

Bellano (3300 inhabitants) is roughly in the middle of the east bank. Colico 15 km to the north, Varenna 5 km to the south. The little town, largely untouched by tourism, is one of the nicest on the lake. The winding old town lies between the chestn...

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Blevio

Blevio is a municipality with 1272 inhabitants. The place is located in the Italian province of Como in the   Region of Lombardy. - Neighboring municipalities: The other places near Blevio are:   Torno, Sam Maurizio - Patron saint: &nbs...

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Brienno

Height: 203 m Population: 491 Municipal Office: Via Regina Teodolinda, 70 22010 BRIENNO (CO). Tel .: 031 814335 Description of the village Small village with houses that are linked with each other by alleys, and with stairs that overlook the lak...

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Brunate (Como)

Brunate (715 m) is a popular destination thanks to its panoramic location high above the city of Como. The view sweeps over the lower arm of Lake Como, the city itself and far over the Po Valley to the four-thousand-meter peaks of the western ridge ...

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Brunate on Lake Como

Brunate has 1769 inhabitants and borders directly on the city of Como in Lombardy. In a magnificent location at 500 meters above sea level, Brunate dominates the city of Como and Lake Como. Its altitude, strategically subdued in the past, made it a...

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Cadenabbia - Griante

It is a small but probably one of the most famous places on the lake. The idyllic village on the west bank of Lake Como is divided into two districts. Cadenabbia is located directly on the lake, Griante, the historic district a little higher on t...

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Carate Urio

Height: 204 m Municipal office: tel .: 031 400691 Description of the village: The quayside road is finally due to the expansion of the settlement area a single community with the large village of Carate was created. Of Roman origin, the village is...

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Cernobbio

Height: 200 m Municipal office: CERNOBBIO. Tel .: 031 343211 Description of the village Located with its districts Piazza Santo Stefano, Rovenna, Casnedo at the foot of Monte Bisbino. Reaches from Punta del Pizzo to the Breggia River, is 5 km fr...

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Chiavenna on Lake Como

The small town on Chiavenna on the southernmost tip of Bergell promises Italianit & agrave; pure. The architectural style is Mediterranean, with flowering oleander and jasmine in the gardens. The best address for caff & egrave;   and gelati i...

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City of Como in Italy on Lake Como

Como Provincial capital   Population: 87,000 Height: 201 m Railway station: Como Mountain railways: Brunate funicular railway   The lovely Lombard town of Como is located in a lovely position in a hollow on the lower western bank of...

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Colico on Lake Como

Colico with the imposing Monte Legnone in the north of Lake Como. The town has 6,230 inhabitants, height: 218 m. Train station: Colico. Colico is beautifully situated on Lake Como, on a gentle slope on the northern tip of Lake Como, at the foot of ...

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Colonno on Lake Como

The picturesque village of Colonno in the province of Como with its approx. 550 inhabitants is located directly on Lake Como at the foot of Monte Costone. It stretches along Via Regina, between Argegno and Sala Comacina at Punta Balbianello. This a...

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Dervio on Lake Como

The tranquil little town on the north east bank (2770 inhabitants as of 2010) protrudes in a semicircle on a peninsula into Lake Como. Colico 10 km to the north, Bellano 4 km to the south. In the village there is a sailing center, train station an...

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Domaso on Lake Como

The former fishing village, today a sought-after, still manageable, lively holiday resort, is located on the north shore of Lake Como. Gravedona 2 km to the west, Menaggio 20 km to the south. Magnificent view of the entire north and middle lake, dom...

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Dongo on Lake Como

Dongo is a small town with 3492 inhabitants (as of 2009) in the Italian province of Como , Lombardy region, on Lake Como . - Neighboring communities: The other places in the vicinity of Dongo are: Musso , Consiglio di Rumo, Gravedona , Garzen...

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Dorio - Corenno Plinio on Lake Como

The small lake village Dorio (352 inhabitants as of 2009) with the district Corenno Plinio (see photo)   is beautifully situated on the hillside at the northern tip of Lake Como. Right at the foot of Monte Legnone. Dorio is a dreamy, typically ...

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Dosso del Liro on Lake Como

Height: 622 m Municipal Office: Piazza della Chiesa 22010 DOSSO DEL LIRO (CO). Tel .: 0344 89941 Description of the village The rustic village with rough stone houses and alleyways in between is located on the open and sunny bank, which was creat...

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Garzeno on Lake Como

Height: 643 m Municipal Office: Piazza della Chiesa 22010 GARZENO (CO). Tel .: 0344 88081 Description of the village Last settlement on the way to the Passo di San Jorio. The wind-protected place is characterized by a mild and dry climate. The o...

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Gera Lario

Gera Lario is the northernmost place on the north shore of Lake Como, opposite Colico (9 km) and 7 km north-east of Gravedona. The pretty lakeside promenade leads into the leisure area with a marina, a beach with a paved lakeshore, a very large lawn ...

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Gravedona beautiful town on Lake Como

Gravedona is a small town with 2779 inhabitants (2010) in the Province of Como in Lombardy on Lake Como. Gravedona lies at the foot des Sasso Pelo on a headland at the end of the Liro valley and is the most important historical place at the nort...

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Isola Comacina

Not far from the shore, across from the hamlets of Ossuccio and Sala Comacina, is Isola Comacina, the only island on Lake Como . On the island are the remains of the large basilica "S. Eufemia" (10th century- devastated during the war in the 12th ...

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Laglio on Lake Como

On the south-western arm of the Lake Como   is the village Laglio. The small   Village on Lake Como   in the Province of Como has 945 inhabitants (as of 31.   December 2009), its area is 6 km2. Worth seeing: Villa Oleandr...

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Lake Mezzola

The Lago di Mezzola (3 km long, almost 2 km wide) is about 5 km north of Lake Como, at the same altitude (199 m), and connected to it by the wide Mera river. The flat alluvial land between the two lakes is largely a nature reserve. The special attrac...

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Lecco city on Lake Como

Population: 51,160, height: 214 m, train station: Lecco. Mountain railways: cable car, ski lift. The important city of Lecco is located on the southeastern bank of the branch of the same name of Lake Como, precisely where the Adda leaves the lake t...

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Lenno on Lake Como

Picturesque place with a wonderful location around the "Baia di Venere" formed by the Lavedo peninsula. In Lenno there are several religious buildings that are viewed as important works of art, as well as on the village square, the crypt of the chur...

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Lezzeno on Lake Como

Lezzeno is a small town with   2047 inhabitants (as of 2009) on Lake Como, in the Italian   Province of Como /Lombardy. Lezzeno is also the hometown of the rowing world champion Daniele Danesin, as proudly proclaimed by a street sign in t...

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Lierna

Small place 6 km south of Varenna. Nice, small beach (pebbles, grass) near the northern exit of the village. In the village: shop, restaurant, train station with connection to Lecco, Milan. The northern neighbor of Varenna is on a slope (approx. 700...

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Livo on Lake Como

Height: 639 m Municipal Office: Piazza della Vittoria 22010 LIVO (CO). Tel .: 0344 89761 Description of the village Located in the middle of the valley on the right side of the valley of the stream of the same name, which rises from the peaks of ...

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Lugano on Lake Lugano

Population: 29,000, height: 273 m. Bus connection, also international lines, with the Lombard cities of Varese, Ponte Tresa and Luino. Train station: Lugano. Mountain railways: Monte San Salvatore, 912m, and Monte Sr & egrave ;, 933 m. The pretty t...

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Mandello del Lario on Lake Como

Population: 10,296, height: 214 m. Train station: Mandello del Lario. The resort of Mandello del Lario lies on the alluvial land of the Torrente Meria, which comes from the valley of the same name, which cuts deep into the flanks of the Grigne. Thi...

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Menaggio on Lake Como

Menaggio is the main town on central Lake Como. The picturesque holiday resort Menaggio is the center point on the west bank of Lake Como and forms the northern end of the Riviera Tremezzina, the 8 km long stretch of shore where the main attract...

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Moltrasio on Lake Como

Description of the village The village has developed along the winding lakeshore. Seen from the lake, Moltrasio is dominated by the wide view of the Villa Passalaqua. It is a traditional holiday resort with countless mansions. This is where Vincen...

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Montagnola

Montagnola and Ticino were his adopted home for Hermann Hesse, a place where he found his creativity. In Montagnola, where he lived until his death in 1962, the later Nobel Prize winner wrote bestsellers such as & raquo; The Steppenwolf & laquo; or &...

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Musso

Small place on the north west bank of Lake Como. Menaggio 13 km south, Gravedona 5 km north. The tiny, winding town center nestles against a ledge protruding into the lake. On the slopes above beautiful, quiet residential areas in the countryside. A ...

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Naro / Santa Croce

Naro is a small hamlet (700 m), high above Gravedona on the slopes of the Sasso Pelo mountain, located in the light deciduous forest and consists exclusively of rustici (stone houses), only one house is permanently inhabited. Hikes on unmarked paths....

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Nesso

Small town (approx. 1500 inhabitants) with a pretty townscape, between Como (16km south) and Bellagio (14km north) on the narrow arm of the Como lake. The lake reaches its greatest depth here with over 400m. Worth seeing in the place and in the sur...

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Novate Mezzola

The small town is on the north shore of the lake, at the exit of the Codera Valley, in front of the spectacular backdrop of steep, partly overgrown rock walls with high waterfalls. Weekly market on Fridays. The Lido am See offers a natural beach (san...

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Ossuccio

Abbey of San Benedetto in the Val Perlana: in the upper part of the Val Perlana, there is already around the year 1000. At the end of the 13th century the Benedictine monks leave the monastery to go to the Abbey of Acquafredda pull. The place remai...

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Peglio above Gravedona

Peglio is a small village (650 m) on a sun terrace above the town of Gravedona (6.5 km). Grandiose panorama over the whole upper and middle Lake Como. In the little village there are 2 small alimentari shops with everything you need for your daily ...

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Pianello Lario

The village of Pianello del Lario with its numerous districts is located directly south of Musso, the loose buildings merge into one another. Bathing beach (pebbles) with good surfing/sailing conditions in the Calozzo district. A hike to Alpe Na...

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Piona

The Laghetto di Piona forms a natural bay in the northeast of Lake Como near Colico and offers the sight of a still untouched landscape with a beautiful beach. In Piona, Lake Como forms a small inland lake (area approx. 1 km²). This is where the Pio...

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Porlezza

Population: 3,928, altitude: 275 m. Train station: Como (43 km). The village, located on the northeastern bank of Lake Lugano, is spread over the alluvial plain of the Torrente Rezzo. The place is a good starting point for hikes in the surrounding el...

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Samolaco

The sprawling community is located in the lower Valchiavenna. The name goes back to the Latin summus lacus (above the lake). In fact, here the mountain river Mera flows into the Lago di Mezzola (see our advertisement). In the main villages of San Pie...

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San Carlo

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San Fedele Intelvi

is a lively center near the Swiss shore of Lake Lugano and together with Lanzo it is the most important Village of the entire Valle d'Intelvi. It is a beautiful resort that offers numerous sports.Worth seeingChurch of Sant'Antonio Abate: The ...

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San Siro

The Community of San Siro (1804 inhabitants as of 2009)   was   completed in 2003, includes 10 tranquil villages on the west bank of Lake Como, located 5-7 km north. south of Menaggio and 12 km south of Gravedona. At the lake, the villa...

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Santa Maria-Rezzonico

Santa Maria-Rezzonico is located on the west bank of Lake Como, province of Como, population: 1,086. In 2003, the town merged with Acquaseria to form the new community of San Siro. The districts of the former municipality of Santa Maria-Rezzonico ...

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Schignano

Height: 598 meters Population: 800 Municipal Office: Via Gobbi, 42 22020 SCHIGNANO (CO). Tel .: 031 819603 Village description Inhabited village of the Valle Intelvi with 7 districts: Occagno, Retegno, Aurascio, Perla, Vesbio, Almanno, Moldrio. The a...

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Segna

Senga is a suburb of Gravedona and lies above San Carlo. From the small hill next to the Church of S. Lorenzo , Segna has a beautiful view on the south-facing side. Over Lake Como to Bellagio and on the north-facing side a view over the Adda mouth i...

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Sorico

The northernmost orschaft on the lake is located in the countryside at the mouth of the Mera river. Sorico is practically built together with Gera Lario, which is a large new sports Own port facility. The nature reserve Pian di Spagna begins on th...

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Stazzona

Above Dongo, on the terraced slopes of a characteristic mountain ridge, lie the villages of Stazzona, Germasino and Garzeno. In contrast to other mountain villages on Lake Como, these are still really inhabited and lively. Shops, restaurants in all 3...

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The Lake Como area / Province of Como

Where is Lake Como? Lake Como, also known as Lario, is considered the most beautiful lake in the Northern Italian Lakes. Lake Como belongs to   Lombardy region and is located around 50 km north of Milan. Lake Como (Swiss spelling) represents,...

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Tremezzo

Population: 1,393, height: 225 m. Train station: Como (30 km). The charming place is on the western shore of Lake Como. Tremezzo is a recognized holiday destination in every season. The loveliness of the place together with the mild, healthy sea cl...

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Valchiavenna

The almost 15 km long Valchiavenna stretches north of Lake Mezzola to Chiavenna. This charming town with a pretty old town and a regionally important wine festival (beginning of September) is known to travelers as a starting point for the Maloja and ...

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Varenna

Almost 1000 inhabitants, is located 20 km north of Lecco, in the middle of the east bank, opposite Menaggio and Bellagio. Varenna can be described as the most picturesque and prettiest place on Lake Como. On the one hand, this is due to the extremely...

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Vercana

The municipality of Vercana on Lake Como extends with its fractions on the sunny southern slopes of the Sasso Canale and is located on the west bank of the upper Lake Como, also called Alto Lario. Vercana with the districts Vico , Cassera , Arbo...

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Accommodation on Lake Como

Holidays in a holiday home or apartment: The ideal solution for those who want to spend their vaca...

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All sorts of interesting facts

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Books and maps Lake Como

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Celebrities and other interesting people

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Curiosities and interesting facts from Lake Como

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Entertainment and nightlife

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Events and annual festivals on Lake Como

Here you will find all important annual festivals and events around Lake Como listed alphabeticall...

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Excursion tips, sights, cable cars / mountain railways

We will show you where Lake Como is most beautiful. Below you will find a list from AZ of the most i...

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Gastronomy and recipes

Typical dishes of the Lake Como region are offered in selected restaurants around the lake....

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Guide to Italy

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Handicrafts

Fine silk, fashion and amaretti. When it comes to handicrafts, it is often not easy to tell the diff...

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History guide: discover history

Especially the middle and upper part of Lake Como are witnesses of an eventful history and rich in w...

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Museums, palaces, villas and parks

Wealthy merchants had magnificent villas and parks built around Lake Como & ndash; Konrad Adenauer a...

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Nature and climate on Lake Como

The Lake Como climate is generally mild and sunny in spring and autumn, hot in summer and dry and m...

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Places on Lake Como

The most beautiful places and towns on Lake Como, from the tranquil mountain villages around Livo to...

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Shopping tips Lake Como

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Sports and leisure from A to Z

The landscape of Lake Como offers hikes and bike tours to suit every taste. For athletes, water spo...

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Town plans and city maps

City and town plans of the more important and larger cities and towns in the region facilitate orien...

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Summer timetables for ships and buses 2024

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25.06.2024 - The summer timetables for the 2024 season for ships and buses are now available. [more]

Climbing park - Adventure Park Lake Como

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01.04.2024 - The climbing park opens again. [more]

Hobby, antique and vintage markets

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29.03.2024 - Every Sunday until November 24th in Colico [more]

Timetables overview

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02.05.2022 - All the timetables of the Lake Como region. [more]

Lake Como bathing GOOD

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20.01.2022 - Report in the newspaper La Provincia di Como confirms the improved water quality on Lake Como. [more]

Splügen Pass - Gotthard and San Bernardino Tunnel

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19.01.2022 - Current situation Gotthard and San Bernardino tunnels and Splugenpass. [more]

Fishing on Lake Como

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17.01.2022 - What do you need to be able to fish on Lake Como? [more]

Tips on fishing and boating on Lake Como

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03.01.2022 - All the nautical rules for Lake Como and what you need to know about fishing on Lake Como. [more]