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  Lake Como travel guide - Wikitravel
Lake Como [1] is situated in Lombardy, Northern Italy.
The Lake is shaped rather like an inverted 'Y', with two 'legs' starting at Como in the South-West and Lecco in the South-East, which join together half way up and the lake continues up to Colico in the North.
Como - At the southern end of the lake, the lake's main town is a good base and although not as attractive as some of the other towns, it remains an elegant resort.
wikitravel.org /en/Lake_Como   (628 words)

  
 In Italy Online - Lake Como
ust half an hour from noisy, bustling Milan, Lake Como is a jewel-like oasis of tranquillity, a magical combination of lush Mediterranean foliage and snowy alpine peaks.
alking (or driving) along the western perimeter of the lake, you can stop in at the Tempio Voltiano, a surprising classic temple with marble columns and mosaic floors, housing the apparatus of Alessandro Volta, inventor of a battery that was the first reliable source of electricity.
The best day of the year to take the ferry over to the island is the week end after June 24th, when St. John's Day is celebrated with a mass in the ruins of the S. Eufemia basilica, followed by a costumed procession and night-time fireworks.
www.initaly.com /regions/lombardy/como.htm   (719 words)

  
  Squidoo : Lens : Lake Como, Italy - My View Of The Lake
Lake Como being the third largest lake in Italy, I found it not only tranquil, but magical.
Lake Como is also perfect for anyone looking for a more active vacation; swimming, water-skiing, sailing, hiking, mountain-biking, and horseback riding await.
With its unspoiled grace and charm, Lake Como offers its guests the opportunity to experience an enchanting slice of life which is relaxed, elegant, and breathtakingly beautiful.
www.squidoo.com /xml/syndicate_lens/lakecomo   (993 words)

  
  Hotels in Lake Como (area)
Como, CO Distinctive, modern hotel set in the historic, pedestrian center of Como, 1.5 kilometres from the lake and 50 kilometers from Milan.
Como, CO Family-run for 100 years, this historical hotel is set on the lake beside Como?s main square, 200 metres from the cathedral.
Como, CO Set amid parkland on the shores of Lake Como, this elegant cream-coloured villa is two kilometres from the centre of Como and three kilometres from San...
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Italy/LakeComo.asp   (831 words)

  
 Lake Como: gorgeous Italian villas for rent
Lake Como is the deepest Italian lake, reaching 410 metres between Nesso and Argegno.
Como is an important centre for silk manufacturing, and this region was one of the first in Europe to embrace the industrial revolution.
Between the village and the lake is Casa Cremia, a delightful villa next to a small stream, with stunning views and a lovely garden.
www.vacationvillas.ca /como/lake-como-villas.html   (1184 words)

  
 Lake Como Residence, Lake Como
Location:Lake Como Residence located in the old town, of Carate Urio, rich in residential villas, sits in a spectacular panoramic position on a beautiful slope facing the lake–one of the most elegant and romantic parts of the lake where the sun glistens over the water (often-times reflecting on the ceiling!).
Lake Como is a jewel-like oasis of tranquillity, a magical combination of lush Mediterranean foliage and snowy alpine peaks.
The studio apartment features lake views as well as a balcony from the living/sleeping area which is equipped with a double sofa bed, a four-person dining table, kitchen, and full marble-tiled bath.
www.5stardestinations.com /sitepages/property1520.php   (1109 words)

  
 Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como (Lago di Como or Lario), the Roman Lacus Larius, lies 50km/31mi north of Milan between the Lugano and the Bergamo Alps.
From its northern end to its southern tip at Como the lake is 50km/31mi long; at its half-way point, between Menaggio and Varenna, it is 4km/2.5mi wide; it has an area of 146 sq.km/ 56 sq.mi; and its greatest depth is 410m/1,353ft, making it the deepest of the lakes of northern Italy.
On the steep hillsides bordering the lake, rising to 2,610m/8,613ft in Monte Legnone, are plantations of chestnuts and walnuts, the green of their foliage contrasting strongly with the grayish tints of the olives.
www.planetware.com /italy/lake-como-i-lo-cl.htm   (237 words)

  
 Lake Como or Lago Di Como
Lake Como is located towards the north of Italy, near Milan.
This lake's length is of about 50 km and at there is a very charming town at its southern end which is worthwhile to visit along with the lake.
Lake Como also offers several other places where tourists can find hotels and use as a base spot, such as Lecco or Varenna, and it is very recommendable to visit them all since each one of these villages has its own charm and magical environment that could not be found repeated at any other place.
www.eurotomic.com /italy/lake-como-or-lago-di-como.php   (407 words)

  
 Hotel Lake Como, Hotels Lake Como, Welcome, Lake Como, Hospitality Lake Como, Lodge Lake Como, Lodges Lake Como, ...
The lake filled the area hollowed out by the glacier, whose slow passage is witnessed by rocks still showing traces of the erosion an d by erratic blocks, particularly on the rises of the so-called Lake Como Triangle.
Given the strategic importance of the Lake through which it was possible to reach the Maloja and Splugen passes, for centuries this area had been subject to invasions and foreign dominations.
With a surface of 142 square meters, Lake Como is the third-largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Verbano.
www.emmeti.it /Welcome/Lombardia/LagoComo/index.uk.html   (273 words)

  
 GoNOMAD--Lake Como, Italy
The deepest lake in Europe and the third largest in Italy, Lago di Como attracts with its backdrop of the pre-Alps, its sub-tropical climate and the visual contrasts in colors and textures.
Although Lake Como is moments from the Swiss border, the climate is mild and sunny, and in parts sub-tropical - complete with palm trees, olive trees, citrus trees and bougainvillaea.
The view from the top is stunning: Lake Lugano in Switzerland to the west, virtually all of Lake Como, Milan and the Po plains to the south, the Valtellina and higher Alps to the north.
www.gonomad.com /destinations/0504/lake_como_italy.html   (2142 words)

  
 rent villa lake como
On The Shores of Lago d' Como, Nesso is on the road from the city of Como to Bellagio, offering a postcard view of the lake.
Nesso, 16 km midway between Como and Bellagio, is on the Como "leg" of the lake.
It is an old centre with picturesque groups of houses spread along the hilly slopes and along the shore of the lake.
www.lakecomovilla.com /index.html   (677 words)

  
 Lake Como - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Lake Como is in the North of Italy, only 1 hour drive from Milan, and more or less the same distance if you fly with Ryanair to Orio al Serio, near Bergamo.
The lake goes up towards the mountains and there is only one road along it on both sides since the mountains drop literally into its waters.
I actually visited one place called Ghisallo, which is in the south part of the lake, between its 2 branches The lake is in fact live an inverted Y. I was based there and we went around the lake by motorbike It was summer and there were many tourists.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/lake-como   (253 words)

  
 Lake Como Italy Tourist Information | Italy Heaven
Lake Como (Lago di Como) is one of the famous Italian Lakes destinations, not far from Milan in the north of Italy.
Como is a lively and pleasant town with an appealing historical centre and a scenic location at the southern end of the east branch of Lake Como.
Lecco is a rather commercial and industrialised town on the least touristy section of Lake Como, the fiord-like eastern branch of the lake.
www.italyheaven.co.uk /lakecomo.html   (782 words)

  
 Lake Como
Como is at the south end of the lake.
It is to the west side of the lake that one searches for the famous Villa D'Este, a posh hotel for the rich and famous.
People are eating on the terrace facing the lake, while in the serene Limonaia, waiters with white gloves work at tables fit for a queen.
www.postcardsforyou.com /como.html   (1237 words)

  
 Lake Como - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Lake Como - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Como, Lake, lake, northern Italy, in Lombardy (Lombardia).
It fills a depression 198 m (650 ft) above sea level, in the limestone hills of the...
encarta.msn.com /Lake_Como.html   (65 words)

  
 Lake Como Area holiday apartments - Holiday rentals in Lake Como Area, Italy - Book direct
Lake Como is one of the most popular lake areas in Italy and is situated to the south of the Alps.
This studio apartment is situated in a prime lakeside location within a breathtaking 16th century castle and is perfectly positioned to access all parts of the lake.
The rustic beauty of this apartment, the ideal location between the lake and mountains and the affordability are all reasons that make this accommodation a favourite for people who wish to explore the REAL Lake Como!
www.holidaylettings.co.uk /lake-como-area   (576 words)

  
 DiscoverComo.com - Como Lakes, Hotels, Apartments, Restaurants, Attractions, Villas.
Como is the ideal venue for family holidays, short breaks, romantic interludes, conferences or as a base for exploring the
Situated in the historical centre of Cernobbio, only 50 meters from the lake, the Albergo Centrale is a splendid construction of the first years of th.....
The Como and Italian Lake Guide is a great resource.
www.discovercomo.com   (181 words)

  
 Lake Como Italy - Home
The ground floor is comprised of the main living and dining area centered around an antique French stone fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen, a laundry room, and a bathroom.
Lake Como and Surrounding Area: Lake Como is considered by many to be the most beautiful of all of the Italian lakes - Northern Italy at its best.
This resplendent lake is surrounded by a ring of mountain peaks, some of which are snow-capped year round.
www.vrbo.com /54115   (627 words)

  
 Como Hotels. Save More on Cheap Accommodation in Como
Located in the city of Como, The Leonardo Da Vinci Hotel lies in Erba and is 44 kilometres from Milan, on the 369 Lecco-Como...
Situated on the lake front and facing Bellagio, the Bellevue Hotel is a large and ancient property on Lake...
Posta Moltrasio Hotel is placed in one of the most picturesque corners of the Lake Como.
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Como.htm   (174 words)

  
 Lake Como villas and apartments - holiday self-catering accommodation
Between the village and the lake is Casa Cremia, a delightful cottage with stunning views and a lawned garden, next to a small stream.
The region of Lake Como provides the visitor with both mountainous and Mediterranean vistas offering an incredible and wide variety of vegetation and landscape which makes it one of the most scenic spots in all of Italy.
Between the village and the lake is Casa Cremia, a farmer's house built in 1858, recently reconverted into a delightful country style cottage surrounded by a lawned garden; all around, chestnut and other mature trees mix with oleanders, hydrangeas, palm trees.
www.autoplanhols.co.uk /Lake_Como.htm   (1818 words)

  
 Lake Como
Renowned Lake Como is considered by many to be the world's most beautiful spot.
Lake Como villa set in panoramic position enjoying views over Lake Como and the Bellagio headland, with shops and restaurants of the village of Mezzegra just over 1/2 mile and lakeside beach just over 1 mile.
Set in a wonderful position at Cadenabbia the lake front of Griante, this apartment is located in a villa set on the lake front with views of Bellagio.
www.europeanescapes.com /lake_como.htm   (781 words)

  
 Lago di Como, Lake Como, Comersee, Lac de Como
We are glad to propose you a quiet day on the lake dedicated to discover Varenna, this little pearl of Lake Como set at the feet of the castle of Vezio.
The tour begins at Santa Maria di S.Siro with the visit of the parish of S. Maria which was built in the XV century for the Domenican monks and it ends at Pianello del Lario, which was an agricultural and textile center while today it is a vacation resort.
Since Roman times, Lake Como has enticed the Rich and Famous to its idyllic shores with its stunning mountains setting and peaceful way of life.
www.lakeofcomo.info /altre_proposte.php?lingua_corrente=2&PHPSESSID=b2bb4339ee2d5775e15b0fd412b548e4   (1038 words)

  
 Information - Lake Como, Maggiore and Garda, Italy
Lake Como Lake Como, also called Lario, is the third largest Italian lake after Garda and Maggiore.
Lake Garda In a beautiful mountain setting Lake Garda is one of the most picturesque parts of the world.
It is one of the most picturesque of the Pre-alpine lakes and the only one of the three large northern lakes to be situated entirely in Lombardy.
www.roadtoitaly.com /info/lake_district_info.htm   (470 words)

  
 Lombardy | Destination Weddings in Lake Como
The wedding town of Como is the main town for the most famous of all the Italian lakes - Lake Como - and it is an elegant wedding location and charming resort.
Civil wedding ceremonies in Lake Como can be celebrated in a variety of elegant villas, all of which are built on the lakeshore; ask our staff for advice.
Catholic weddings are not available for non-residents, but we do offer other Italian destinations suitable for lake weddings in the North less than one hour from Como.
www.italian-weddings.com /destination_wedding_locations/lombardy/lake_como.html   (194 words)

  
 Northoftampa: Lake Como's nudists angered anew by Foley
Hagans was among a group of outraged Lake Como members fighting to restore the resort's reputation.
Foley pressed for and got a state investigation into Lake Como that later found no wrongdoing in the resort.
That's the kind of response that those in Lake Como have strived for 60 years to overcome.
www.sptimes.com /2006/10/08/Northoftampa/Lake_Como_s_nudists_a.shtml   (548 words)

  
 Lake Como
The southwest of the bed is called Como where the lake's main city, Como, is located.
Calico, in the northern side, is the most stunning of all the places around Lago di Como, with incredible views in mist-covered mountains punctuated with villas.
The lake's shores have been home to artists and poets, who exalted their beauty.
www.floria-publications.com /italy/tourism/lake_como.htm   (246 words)

  
 Lake Como Villa Rentals
Everything fits in perfectly with the style of the houses built along the lake and in the mountains over the last centuries.
From our apartment you can enjoy wonderful 180 degree lake views which include, Bellagio, the Balbianello promomtory, the Isola Comacina (only island on Lake Como), and the lovely village of Argegno.
The apartment has beautiful lake views and is a 10 minute walk from the lake front.
www.ownerdirect.com /accommodations/lakecomo/vacationrentals/7610/116975.htm   (797 words)

  
 Lake Como - New York Times
But Lake Como — 30 miles long and 1,350 feet at its deepest — is more than the sum of its celebrity interlopers, reclusive Swiss billionaires and their bashful Italian mistresses.
The Albergo Terminus (Lungolario Trieste, 14, Como; 39-031-329-111; www.hotelterminus-como.it) is a classically styled hotel in the heart of Como, which overlooks the lake from the southernmost tip.
Private lake tours are also available, starting at about 160 euros an hour; among the most reputable is Tasell (Piazza Cavour, Como; 39-031-304-084; www.tasell.com).
travel2.nytimes.com /2006/06/25/travel/25goingto.html   (1273 words)

  
 Lake Como Hotels - Lake Como Italy Hotel Reservations
Overlooking the lake with an enchating panorama, a few minutes by car from the centre of Como, the Hotel Regina Olga has a long-standing tradition, offering modern facilities in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere.EASTER AT COMO LAKEfrom 04.04 to...
Overlooking the lake of Como and with conference rooms for business men who love to make either a formal or informal business into a...
When staying at the Metropole, a recently renovated hotel established in 1892, tourists are able to enjoy the beauty and the atmosphere of this important tourist resort.Nestled in Como between the Swiss border and the city of Milano is the...
www.traveleurope.it /itinerari/l/lago_di_como.shtml   (603 words)

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