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The Lake Como

It is the third Italian lake as a surface with 145 km ² and the first for perimeter development with 170 km. It is located 199 m s.l.m. Among the deepest in Europe , has depths in cryptodepression. It is the fifth deepest basin in Europe with its 410 meters after 4 Norwegian lakes. It reaches a length of 46 km (Gera Lario - Como) and has a width from 650 meters to 4.3 km. Bifido fjord entirely excavated in the circle of the Lombard Prealps , with a characteristic shape of inverted "Y" or , as goes the popular local saying, man-shaped :

- Lake Como is shaped like a man , and that other one leg in Lecco in Como, in Domaso the nose and sit in Bellagio -

It is one of the most beautiful Italian landscapes , settled in 800 by the major poets of Romanticism , by Alessandro Manzoni , Stendhal, George Gordon Byron, Franz Liszt.

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Gravedona

gravedona Comer seeGravedona is set in a splendid position along the graceful bay at the foot of the Liro Valley opposite the Piona peninsular and Mount Legnone. Its name has Ligurian roots which indicates a headland or stony shoreline. It has a mild climate and ...

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Villa Balbianello

villa balbianello lake ComoThe Villa del Balbianello is a villa in the town of Lenno, overlooking Lake Como. It is located on the tip of a small wooded peninsula on the western shore of the south-west limb of Lake Como, not far from the Isola Comacina;it is famous for i ...

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Montecchio Fortress - Fuentes Fortress

Montecchio Fortress

The only fort of World War I still intact with the 4 largest Italian cannons. The fort was built in the characteristic style of early 20th century buildings and designed by General Enrico Rocchi considered an expert in ...

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Varenna

varenna lago di comoVarenna is built upon a rock at the foot of a mountain which rises almost vertically above it, leaving the skeleton of a ruined ancient castle exposed to the sky. Its community dates back to the Roman age. In this century Varenna has reached ...

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Villa Carlotta

Villa CarlottaVilla Carlotta is a marvellous high-class residence on the western shore of Lake Como constructed in 1690 by the Milanese banker Giorgio Clerici and donate by the princess Marianna of Nassau, wife of Albert of Prussia, to her daughter Carlotta ...

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Villa Melzi

villa melzi bellagio lago di comoVilla Melzi was born as a summer residence in Bellagio of Francesco Melzi d’Eril, vice-president of the Italian republic at the time of Napoleon (1801 – 1803). The project, commissioned to the famous architect Giocondo Albertolli, was executed betwee ...

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Bellagio

Few places are as romantic as Lake Como, and even fewer resorts as beautiful as Bellagio. Called the “Pearl of the Lake”, Bellagio's world class hotels and restaurants provide the perfect place to soak up the lake's famous panorama. The village is ch ...

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The Abbey of Piona

The Abbey of Piona is Colico's flagship even though it is situated in the hamlet of Olgiasca, on the rocky point which leads down to the half-closed lakelet formed by a natural blockage.

It was founded by the Cluniacensi friars ar ...

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Comacina Island

The Comacina Island is the only island of the lake Como.
Today half-deserted, it was inhabited since the times roman. It had monuments in paeolocristiana age already (V sec.) and it grew of importance until becoming, in the sec.XII one of i Co ...

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Menaggio

Menaggio is situated on a small cape where the Lake Como reveals in all its awfulness. Optimal its receptive and sport equipment, graceful the dock often full of boats multicolors.

Menaggio during the war of the ten years was opposed to ...

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Agriturismo dal Matt

Our farm holiday is situated in the hamlet of Brenzo – Consiglio di Rumo (near Gravedona) surrounded by mounta

 

Camping Piona

Camping Piona in Colico is a touristic spot for more than 60 years. The camping is overlooking the beautiful b ...
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NorthWind Domaso

Only 200 metres from Lake Como’s western shore in the village of Domaso, North Wind Camping & Apartment offers ...
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Residence EDEN ***

Featuring a swimming pool, garden and sun terrace, Residence Eden offers self-catering accommodation with free ...
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Camping Village Gefara

Situeted in charming peaceful surroundings, right on the lake shore, it has a shady area of 10.000 mq as well ...
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Hotel Resort Le Vele ***

The new hotel offers comfort room and suite with lake view equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ket ...
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Camping and Apartments - Le Vele

This recently opened camp-site is situated in a quiet area by the lake, and has been fitted with all the mod c ...
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Nautica Domaso

Since 40 years Nautica Domaso offers a complete range of services for all those people who loves nautical spor ...
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BeB Pescatori

Our clients have a breathtaking view directly onto the Upper Lario basin a splendid open-air terrace. This vie ...
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Sporting Club Domaso - boat place in marina

Our base is located in Domaso on Lake Como and offers to all lovers of sailing and boating a full range of ser ...
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Ferien Domaso

Domaso is one of the major tourists centres on Lake Como, thanks to the "Breva" a typical wind that blows cons ...
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