Towns & Villages

Lezzeno

Lezzeno is in the middle section of Lake Como and lies approximately 15km northeast of Como. From ancient Ligurian and Celtic origins, this charming lakeside town consists of numerous hamlets within its boundaries (which extends to over 5km.)  Lezzeno is the last village you
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Nesso

Nesso is a picturesque little village made up of the hamlets; Castello, Vico and Careno and is situated halfway between Como and Bellagio. The houses here are grouped together and line the lakeside as well as being dotted around the steep slopes. There are remnants of
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Torno

Torno is a beautiful lakeside village which is situated approximately 5km northeast of Como en-route to Bellagio and looks across the lake to Moltrasio. The village of  Torno was particularly famous for its booming textile trade between the 1300’s and 1600’s; wool and
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Mezzegra

The beautiful hillside town of Mezzegra is situated on the westside of Lake Como in the central zone known as Tremezzina and is approximately 20km from the town of Como.  Bonzanigo, Azzano, Giulino, Mugnano, Pola and Portezza together form the community of Mezzegra. Agriculture
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Musso

The small picturesque town of Musso is located on the westside of Lake Como and sits at the foot of a rocky spur called “Sasso di Musso”. It is approximately 47km from the town of Como. Musso has the advantage of having both a bypass and tunnel which helps to reduce
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Sorico

This town is situated on the north-western shore of Lake Como and is approximately 45k to the town of Como. It is made up of many smaller villages and hamlets (frazione). Sorico, together with Gravedona and Dongo was known as “Three Parish”. The title of Parish was
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Laglio

The small town of Laglio is situated on the westside of Lake Como and is famously known for housing Villa Oleandra bought by the actor George Clooney in 2002. However there is more to this quaint little town than just being a holiday residence for celebrities. Roman origins of
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Colico

The town of Colico is situated on the northern tip of Lake Como along the eastside and is shadowed by Mount Legnone which is approximately 1600 metres. This town has always been a significant part of the route through the Alpine passes; Valtellina, the Valchiavenna and the Passo
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Domaso

The ancient fishing village of Domaso is situated on the westside of Lake Como towards the north and is approximately 40km from the town of Como. This is a popular resort with watersports enthusiasts due to the constant breeze of ‘la breva.’  Pianello del Lario which
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Gravedona Ed Uniti

Gravedona ed Uniti is a beautiful town situated on the westside side of the lake and is a great base for exploring the northern section of Lake Como. The town is comprised of many subdivisions (frazioni in Italian); Negrana, San Carlo, Segna, Trevisa, Traversa and, following an
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Dongo

The picturesque town of Dongo is located a little south of Gravedona and lies on the westside of Lake Como. The town is infamous in history as being the site of Benito Mussolini’s death. Take a walk into the large piazza in Dongo and see the Palazzo Manzi; townhall and tourist
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San Siro

San Siro is a small village (formerly known as Santa Maria Rezzonico) and lies on the westside of Lake Como on the southern slopes of Mount Bregagno. To the north of San Siro you will find the town of Cremia which is a great spot for windsurfing enthusiasts and to the south lies
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