The Como Lake is famous for it’s grand villas with ancient gardens of un-describable beauty, like for example Villa Olmo, a neoclassical architectural gem, and furthermore, important cultural center of the city if Como, which we will be visiting together today.
Yes, it is called like this because it's like a bright pearl, this small village shines with a special light. Bellagio, the Pearl of Lake Como is located in the central part of the lake and it can be reached by boat or hydrofoil.
There are countless routes on our Lake Como for a day dedicated on discovery of its villas and its most beautiful corners. After I talked about Villa Carlotta, today on our blog we decided to write about Villa Monastero in Varenna.
There are many tracks siding the Lario, suitable for hiking and biking both, more ore less known. There is surely something for everyone, but for bike lovers the most successful is the one that takes you all around Lake Como.
Sacred art on our blog. Our area has many places that you must visit. One of these is the Basilica of San Fedele Como, which is located right in the center of the city that gives its name to our beloved lake.
They cross every day the quiet lake. Almost you don’t note these ancient boats that for centuries (it says from 1500) were carrying fishermen during their work on Lake Como. They are called “Lucia” or “Batell”, they are rowing or sailing boats very small and they as become the symbol of the lake. Fishermen used it to transport fishes from the lake as Misultit or Agoni, ready to be sold at the fish market along the lake shores or in restaurants and taverns.