Lake Como holidays

  • See where our hotels, chalets and apartments are located.

  • Resort facts

      • Mingle with the stars on the shores of Europe’s deepest lake
      • Each village has its own style and charm ensuring there is something for everyone
      • Bellagio in the east and Cadenabbia, Tremezzo and Menaggio on Lake Como's western shores
    • Transfer options

      · Coach transfer · Private transfer · Car hire

    • Transfer time

      Milan · 88 km · 1 hour 30 minutes
      Verona · 250 km · 3 hour 30 minutes

    • Fly from

      Birmingham, Manchester

    • Culture and history

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    More about the activities in Lake Como

  • So what's it like?

    The popular neighbouring resorts of Cadenabbia, Tremezzo and Menaggio lie together on the sunny western shore of Lake Como, with superb views across the lake to Bellagio. Menaggio and Bellagio are the larger of the four resorts, with a buzzing cosmopolitan atmosphere and quaint cobbled streets. The adjacent villages of Tremezzo and Cadenabbia hug the road from Como to Switzerland and provide great bases for exploring. In addition to their colourful lakeside hotels, shops and pavement cafés, all resorts are well connected with each other by boat and for short trips to other parts of the lake.

    Relax and discover

    Local culture
    One of Italy’s most prestigious and romantic lakes, Lake Como is a place for relaxation and indulgence. Beautiful turquoise waters are surrounded by traditional Venetian villas and attractive lakeside villages. Sip a macchiato outside one of the many cafes and dream of owning one of the villas in the distance. The Gardens of Villa Carlotta are not to be missed. And for the film buff, you can visit the 16th century Villa Balbianello, used as Mr White’s hideaway in Casino Royale. For the adrenalin junkies maybe a high speed boat trip on the lake is more your thing, or how about paragliding from the top of the mountain? We'd also recommend zooming around the lake on a speed boat - get your binoculars ready for spotting the glitterati.

    Evening atmosphere
    Get to know the locals in one of the bars in Cadenabbia or head along to cosmopolitan Menaggio and devour a 4 course meal overlooking the pretty piazza. To find the buzz, catch the ferry across to Bellagio where you can wander into the endless artisan shops before settling down in one of George Clooney’s favourite watering holes for a well earned Spritz.

    Private Transfers

    Available from £337 (return)

    Getting about

    There are frequent ferry connections across and down the length of Lake Como. From Como, reachable by bus, there is a regular rail service to Milan. Guests staying in Bellagio need to take the ferry for transfers and will need to transport their luggage.

    Twin centre suggestion

    Why not combine a stay with the Grand Hotel Cadenabbia in Cadenabbia, Lake Como with a stay at the Hotel Simplon in Baveno, Lake Maggiore; call us to book this perfect combination to enjoy two Italian lakes in one holiday. Transfer to your second centre is by private taxi transfer.

    Special offers for summer 15

    • Pre-book any two full day excursions per person and receive a €10 discount against a third excursion of your choice, bookable in resort.

    Special offers this summer

    • Pre-book any two full day excursions per person and receive a €10 discount against a third excursion of your choice, bookable in resort.

Accommodation in Lake Como

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