Valtellina is a real Wine land, it has a particular arrangement: it makes the weather perfect for viticulture. For that reason on the Rhaetian Alps side of the valley over the centuries have been built over 2500 kilometers of drystone walls. A great work that supports the terraced vineyards from which the important Valtellina wines are born.
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.