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Lake Como, Lombardy

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The third largest lake in Italy and one of the deepest in Europe, Lake Como is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. The rich and powerful have been coming here since Roman times. Lake Como is well-known for its attractive villas. Visit the 17th-century Villa Carlotta to explore its scenic gardens, agriculture museum, and significant sculptures. Villa del Balbianello, the final home of explorer Guido Monzino, is famous for its elaborate, terraced gardens. Today, you'll find a museum devoted to his work. Go for a walk on one of the nature trails around the lake, or try out some watersports. Hop aboard the ferry service to easily access the small towns and villages. To visit Lake Como on your trip to Brunate, use our Brunate itinerary planner.
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  • The boat trip on the Lake is wonderful, lasts about 1 hour. You can take lots of pictures and enjoy the beauty of several villages where it passes. The houses bordering the Lake are also very beautiful with manicured gardens. The sunset is a must. After the tour's only stop in Piazza Cavour, place of departure and arrival of the boats, sit in one of the bars and continue admiring this place so beautiful. For those who like to ride, you can rent a bike at a price whimsy and explore the site by bike path that borders the lake or just walk, also is very worthwhile. I will go ...
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  • Most beautiful place I've visited to Yes beautiful wedding scenario. Breathe the air around the Lake is indescribable
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  • The drive from Milan to Como was easy. Nice countryside. Take a look at the Roman baths in the parking lot of the medical building. The tram up the mountain is a definite tour to do. It's a easy going...  more »