Activities

Kayaking

Kayaking on Lake Como is becoming a popular activity as you can tour up and down the lake seeing parts of it that you may not have access to on a ferry tour etc.  Not only do you get to see the grand lakeside villas close up, you are also getting plenty of calorie burning
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Catamaran

Lake Como as you can imagine, has many sailing and windsurfing schools in the area due to the winds that sweep up and down the lake attracting lots of sports enthusiasts.  Many of these schools usually have other  watersports on offer, one of which is learning to sail  a
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Swimming

The best places to go swimming in Lake Como are the northern towns like Domaso and Gravedona as there are more beaches (mostly pebble) available with lots more space. This area has the cleanest water because it is close to the River Adda that runs into the lake. It is not
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Fishing

The main fishing season occurs in the late summer as fish spawn between the end of July and beginning of September. This is the time when you will see many of Lake Como’s famous Lucia fishing boats out on the lake.  You will also see many of the locals fishing by the
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Golf

Golf as we know it today, originated from Scotland in the 15th century.  However some historians believe that the game of golf dates back even further than this and there is a debate as to who first introduced it. The Old Course at St.Andrews, is known worldwide and besides
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Jungle Raider Park, Civenna

Jungle Raider Park is a fantastic adventure park located in the forest of Civenna (approximately 15km from Bellagio) as well as one in the town of Margno in the Pian delle Betulle (Lecco province). Civenna Park, Piano Rancio, Como Built in the trees of a conifer forest in
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Paragliding

Paragliding for many extreme sports enthusiasts can be both recreational and competitive.  It is not for the faint-hearted, launching yourself off the top of a mountain for fun!  This is the one time that the phrase “take a run and jump” could be taken literally. Materials such
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Tennis

Tennis is a great way to keep active (whether you are good at it or not) as there is plenty of running around and lots of lunging; great for your legs and gluteus maximus. The game of tennis is thought to date back to 12th century northern France.  It was originally played by
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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing has become more popular over recent years with many indoor climbing walls setting up all over the UK.  It is a physically demanding sport but as long as you are reasonably fit and healthy people of any age can take up climbing and sign up for a beginners course.  
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Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is off-road cycling over rough terrain.  Compared to a racing bike, a mountain bike generally has a chunkier frame with tyres that have a deep tread to enable them to grip well when cycling over rocks, gravel, grass and dirt etc.  The mountain bike has to be
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Watersports Clubs in Lake Como

Lake Como has a few sporting clubs that provide a variety of  watersports  for you to try; windsurfing, kite-surfing, sailing and catamaran.  Many sports enthusiasts visit each year to sign up for these courses and with the famous winds that are known to consistently sweep up and
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Griante to Rogaro

A lovely tranquil walk which is fairly easy apart from the section of road that inclines steeply from behind Griante up towards Rogaro (on the Via San Martino road). It is a suitable walk for children to go on (maybe not so much for toddlers unless they are in a pushchair).  The
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