Beginner alpinists and hiking lovers can count on the mountain guide's help. During the excursion you'll visit the most famous places and find out the most interesting facts about the lake. The itinerary includes the following places:
Well-known Baradello Castle
Photo: Baradello Castle, © Maurizio Pucci
Well-known Baradello Castle is a 35-meter square tower. The Bardello Castle is situated on the hill and it is the highest in Como town. On the top of the hill you can admire the view of the lake, the Po river valley, Como town, the Apennines and the Alps.
The Basilica of Saint Carpophorus
Photo: Basilica of Saint Carpophorus
The Basilica of Saint Carpophorus is an old Christian construction where there are unique frescos of the Middle Ages and also pictures of Italian painters Cerano and Recco. It is one of the most ancient construction of Como where differnt architectural styles are combined.
The Duomo di Como
Photo: Duomo di Como
The Duomo di Como is a precious decoration of lake Como coast where there is a pulpit of a local bishop. It is one of the most important religious constructions of Lombardic region dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God and called Santa Maria Assunta.
Photo: Bellagio, © llin98
Bellagio is a town in Como province that is often called as the pearl of Como was constructed as far back as Ancient Rome. Its strategic and important location and beautiful scenery act important role in the history of the town. Bellagio used to be the most popular place for rest among noble families of Lombardy.
Photo: Villa d’Este, © Frank Reitz
Villa d’Este is an example of exquisite taste, fancy luxury and majesty. It is situated right on the bank of the most romantic lake Como. Here you'll find the perfect conditions for your unforgettable rest - a swimming pool constructed right in the lake waters, health centre with the covered swimming pool and fitness center, sports club with tennis court, playground for squash and golf. Here you'll also find kids club and swimming pool with a sandy beach. Fancy restaurants and bars where you can not just taste delicious dishes, but also admire the breathtaking views of the lake.
Villa del Balbianello
Photo: Villa del Balbianello, © Daniel Peckham
Villa del Balbianello is one of the most romantic, impressive and breathtaking place on Como Lake. Magic atmosphere and splendid architecture strikes the imagination. Panoramic garden with terraces is the real and genuine masterpiece of Villa del Balbianello. The villa was the place of Star Wars 2 and Casino Royale films shooting.
Photo: Funicolare Como-Brunate, © Robertocarlos slv
Funicolare is a place of interest of the resort town that connects the Caspar square of Como town and scenic village of Brunate. At a half an hour interval the funicular will take passengers to the viewing deck in 7 minutes. Here you can admire breathtaking view of the town, Como lake and the Alps.