HIKING AND ROCK CLIMBING AT MOUNT GRONA

 

Mount Grona (1376m) is a rocky peak overlooking the Rifugio Menaggio and the Breglia mountains. You can easily see it from all the central area of Como Lake.

From the refuge, you can reach the peak along the easy normal route, a panoramic path with a small leap of rock at the top. It is slightly exposed with some rocky areas, up to the cross.

 

 

The climbing routes on the southern peaks and the "Del Centenario" via ferrata are more challenging.

The path let you enjoy a view that stretches from the Alto Lario to Lecco, with the beautiful peninsula of Bellagio in the middle. All the eastern mountains of Lake Como, Mount Legnone, the Grigna, the Grignetta and the peaks of the Larian Triangle, stand out as a frame.

 

  

The resting place is the Rifugio Menaggio (1383 m), which is open almost all year round and can only be reached on foot from the Breglia Mounts above Menaggio (about 1,30 hours walk).

From the pass before the Mount Grona peak, proceed northwards following the easy and panoramic ridge up to the top of the Bregagno Mountain.

  

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT NEARBY THE MONTE GRONA

 

ON THE MONTE GRONA

1. Reach the Mount Grona peak following the easy main route (1,30 h) or the via Ferrata “Del Centenario”.

2. Follow the long panoramic ridge up to the top of the Bregnagno Mount (3h).

3. Stay at the “Rifugio Menaggio” and enjoy one of the most incredible views of the Como Lake.

4. If you love long, uncrowded hikes, venture along the western Alta Via del Lario to Valchiavenna.

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Visit by boat the villages of the Como Lake: Menaggio, Bellagio, Varenna, and Lenno.

2. Enjoy a perch risotto and the typical Misultin of the Como Lake.

3. Discover the gardens of Villa Carlotta and Villa Balbaniello.

4. Paragliding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, and sailing in the Alto Lario.

5. Relax at the Lenno beach and on the beaches of Sorico and Gera Lario.

6. Reach the Belvedere di Sighignola, the summit of the Val d'Intelvi, on the border with Switzerland.

7. Boat trip from Ossuccio to the island of Comacina.

8. Culture and history in the area of Colico, visit the fort of Montecchio, the abbey of Piona and the Bellano horrid.

9. Discover the routes and the beauties of the Lake Lugano area.

 

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WHERE TO SLEEP IN MENAGGIO - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS

 

Menaggio offers good hotels and a number of holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in others villages of the lake.

There are also many mountain huts that offer hospitality on the mountains and pastures that surround the area of Lake Como.

 

Close by the Monte Grona is available the Rifugio Menaggio Hut.

 

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HOW TO GET TO MENAGGIO AND THE MONTE GRONA

 

Located on the east side of Lake Como, Menaggio is connected to Colico and Como by bus and ferry service, by bus alto to Lugano. By Car follow the Regina Road From Como or Colico.

The Monte Grona is reachble by foot in 2,30h from the Monti di Breglia. By car from Menaggio, follow the indications to Plesio and Monti di Breglia.

  

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RIFUGIO MENAGGIO A BALCONY ABOVE THE COMO LAKE

 

Rifugio Menaggio is located near the Grona Mountain, one of the most amazing panoramic points of the Como Lake. You can enjoy an incredible landscape view from the top of Lario to Lecco, with the beautiful Bellagio peninsula in the center.

The view is framed by the eastern mountains of the Como Lake, Mount Legnone, the Grigna, Grignetta and the peaks of the Larian triangle. Rifugio Menaggio (1383m) is open almost all year round and can only be reached on foot, starting from the Breglia Mounts above Menaggio (about 1,30 hours walk).

 

 

"This refuge was the last stop of our long trekking in 2000. We left Valchiavenna at the end of March and walked for 4 days to the Rifugio Menaggio. We have come back here other times and this small refuge combines a rustic style with a unique view of the Como Lake. The walk from the Breglia mounts is great for a day trip. If you want to go there, we recommend reaching the peak of Mount Grona "

Fabio and Paolo

 

 

  

The facility is well organized and is great for a day trip or as a resting place for hikers of the Via del Lario and visitors to the climbing routes and via ferrata (Del Centenario route) of Mount Grona. From the refuge, you can reach the peak of the Mount Gona following the easy main route. You can also continue northwards on the panoramic ridge up to the peak of Mount Bregagno.

  

 

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT NEARBY THE RIFUGIO MENAGGIO

 

NEARBY THE RIFUGIO MENAGGIO

1. Stay at the “Rifugio Menaggio” and enjoy one of the most incredible views of the Como Lake.

2. Reach the Mount Grona peak following the easy main route (1,30 h) or the via Ferrata “Del Centenario”.

3. Follow the long panoramic ridge up to the top of the Bregnagno Mount (3h).

4. If you love long, uncrowded hikes, venture along the western Alta Via del Lario to Valchiavenna.

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Visit by boat the villages of the Como Lake: Menaggio, Bellagio, Varenna, and Lenno.

2. Enjoy a perch risotto and the typical Misultin of the Como Lake.

3. Discover the gardens of Villa Carlotta and Villa Balbaniello.

4. Paragliding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, and sailing in the Alto Lario.

5. Relax at the Lenno beach and on the beaches of Sorico and Gera Lario.

6. Reach the Belvedere di Sighignola, the summit of the Val d'Intelvi, on the border with Switzerland.

7. Boat trip from Ossuccio to the island of Comacina.

8. Culture and history in the area of Colico, visit the fort of Montecchio, the abbey of Piona and the Bellano horrid.

9. Discover the routes and the beauties of the Lake Lugano area.

 

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THE SAN PIETRO AL MONTE ABBEY

 

The incredible Romanesque San Pietro al Monte abbey is located in the chestnut woods of the Cornizzolo mountain. This place can only be reached on foot and it is a simple, but great hiking opportunity in the Lecco area.

 

 

There are no monks living there, and the abbey is managed by the voluntary association ‘Amici di San Pietro’ who takes care of the maintenance and opening of the place.

The Basilica of San Pietro, the monastery and the San Benedetto oratory are totally made of local exposed stone. The indoor walls are frescoed with 10th-century artworks.

 

 

"The walk to the San Pietro abbey brought me back in time. The path winds its way back in a dense broadleaf forest, a natural shelter from the sun. the green lawn space suddenly appears with the abbey. It just seems to be ancient pilgrims on their way to the monastery.

I was impressed by the beauty and size of the well-preserved stone building that gives a mystical and emotional charm to that place. Moving in the woods, I reached the top of the Monte Cornizzolo. I had the opportunity to enjoy the paragliders’ flight and the panoramic view over the plain and the Lariani mountains "

Paolo

 

 

Reserved guided tours of the location are available throughout the year. You just have to contact the association “Amici di San Pietro”. Daily openings are planned from April to October.

There are many original artworks both inside and outside the abbey. At the ground floor, there is a precious crypt, the oldest part of the building. On the outside, there is a green area surrounding the building with a stunning panoramic view over the Barro mountain and the Pusiano lake.

 

The San Pietro al Monte abbey can be reached through the many paths that cross the woods, from Civate and Suello. It is a 1-hour walk. Otherwise, you can reach by bus the “Rifugio Sec Marisa Consigliere” (1110 m) located close to the Cornizzolo peak and descend the slope to San Pietro al Monte (500 m lower). The shuttle services are provided and organized by the Suello paragliders clubs.

 

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT AT THE SAN PIETRO AL MONTE ABBEY AREA

 

AT THE ABBEY

1. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the incredible Romanesque abbey of San Pietro al Monte.

2. Reach the panoramic peak of the Cornizzolo Mountain.

3. Choose one of the easy hiking tours of the day. Cross the Cornizzolo Mountain paths starting from Suello or Civate.

4. Enjoy a paraglider flight from the Cornizzolo Mountain or book a tandem flight. An incredible and safe experience.

5. Sleep at the Rifugio Sec Marisa Consigliere (1100 m) or enjoy a relaxing stop there.

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Enjoy the summer feeling at Lidi of the Como Lake in Parè and Malgrate

2. Discover the natural area of the Monte Barro.

3. Climbing on the Corni di Canzo and on the Grignetta Mountain.

4. Visit the city of Lecco and the cosy town of Malgrate.

5. Bike to the famous Bellagio across the hills and visit the museum of the bikers at the Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo.

7. Don't miss a visit of Como and Brunate.

8. Take a boat from the beautiful Varenna to Bellagio.

9. Visit the museum of Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario.

 


WHERE TO SLEEP NEARBY THE SAN PIETRO AL MONTE ABBEY - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS

 

The San Pietro al MOnte Abbey, on the mount Cornizzolo, is above the villages of Suello and Civate that offers fewer hotels and a number of holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in others villages of the area and in the city of Lecco.

 

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HOW TO GET TO THE SAN PIETRO AL MONTE ABBEY

 

Located between Como and Lecco above the village of Suello and Civate, the San Pietro al Monte abbey is on the Mount Cornizzolo and is reachble from these village by foot only. During week end a shuttle bus is available from the paragliding landing area in Suello, to the top of mount Cornizzolo. Suello is reachble by car driving on the 36ss road and is connected by busses to Lecco and Como.

  

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MONTE BARRO NATURAL RESERVE

 

The Barro Mountain divides the Lecco area and the western Como Lake’s one, from the Po valley to the northern area of Milan. Its geographical position contributed to the development of unique flora.

The Barro Mountain’s Natural Reserve was instituted to preserve its flora’s integrity.

The temperate climate facilitates the growth of “flora loca unica” and a natural reserve has been initiated on the Monte Barro.

 

 

The Barro Mountain is connected to the Galbiate village by a street that reaches the hostel and the nice church of Santa Maria al Barro. During summer, the street is car-free, but there is a shuttle service available.

Barro Mountain’s Natural Reserve is the best place to enjoy incredible trips surrounded by nature. You can enjoy an amazing view of the valley, lakes, pre-alps, and the Lecco area with the Como Lake, Resegone and Grignetta.

 

 

"How many times I’ve gone through the Barro Mountain’s tunnel. It marks the border between the Alps and the Como Lake with the Po valley. During winter, it may happen that north from the Barro Mountain the sun shines, while the valley is enshrouded in mist.

Many people don’t even imagine that the Barro Mountain is a green natural reserve where it is possible to enjoy a nice walk and an incredible view. The best moment I had, was during an evening visit to the little church of Santa Maria al Barro. At the end of the tour, I took a picture from the hermitage balcony that captured that amazing moment."

Paolo

 

 

Besides the many tours, you can visit the Brianza Ethnographic Museum, the archaeological park with remains of the 5th century B.C., the flora center (CFA – Centro Della Flora Autoctona), and go rock climbing at the Camporesio cliff.

 

You can reach the highest peak of the Barro Mountain from the church of Santa Maria al Barro through a nice path with a 30-minute walk. For the more athletic, they can reach the peaks of the Barro Mountain from the Galbiate and Civate villages.

Besides the hostel, there are some seasonal restaurants and kiosks (Monte Barro hermitage restaurant, Galbiate Alpine Mountain Hut).

 

 

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT ON THE MONTE BARRO AND IN THE NEARBY AREA

 

ON THE MONTE BARRO

1. Reach the Barro Mountain’s peak and enjoy an incredible view.

2. Visit the Monte Barro's Natural reserve.

3. Go rock climbing at the Camporesio cliff.

4. Follow the many paths of the Barro Mountain to see its incredible flora.

5. Visit the little church of Santa Maria al Barro

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Enjoy the summer feeling at Lidi of the Como Lake in Parè and Malgrate

2. Reach the beautuful abbay of San Pietro al Monte.

3. Climbing on the Corni di Canzo and on the Grignetta Mountain.

4. Visit the city of Lecco and the cosy town of Malgrate.

5. Bike to the famous Bellagio across the hills and visit the museum of the bikers at the Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo.

7. Don't miss a visit of Como and Brunate.

8. Take a boat from the beautiful Varenna to Bellagio.

9. Visit the museum of Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario.

10. Paragliding adventure on the Monte Cornizzolo.

 


WHERE TO SLEEP NEARBY THE MONTE BARRO - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS

 

The Monte Barro is above the villages of Galbiate and Civate that offers fewer hotels and a number of holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in others villages of the area and in the city of Lecco.

 

Near the church of santa Maria al Barro is possible to sleep in some rooms of the Eremo del Monte Barro Hostel.

 

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HOW TO GET TO THE MONTE  BARRO

 

Located between Como and Lecco above the village of Galbiate and Civate, the Monte Barro is reachble from these village by foot or car. In Summer, during the week-end a shuttle bus is available from the village of Galbiate.

Galbiate and Ciavate are connected by busses and train to Lecco and Como.

  

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MOUNT CORNIZZOLO A PARAGLIDING PARADISE FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERTS

 

Discover the Lake Como and get a bird’s eye view from over the mountains

The mount Cornizzolo (1240m), above the village of Suello (240m) near Lecco,  is a paragliding paradise as the weather permits flying most days of the year.

 

 

Almost every week a shuttle bus is available and connects the landing area of Suello to the top of the mount Cornizzolo (the access with a private vehicle is forbidden).

  
If you are not able to ride a paraglider, there is no need to worry! You can try a tandem. Your tandem paraglider will be piloted by one of their professional tandem instructors while you are comfortably seated in front of him in totally safety.

 

 

Paragliding school is available in the Cornizzolo area, to be able to enjoy this beautiful sport. Paragliding is a sport for every age and to become a pilot a valid certificate by an official school is obligatory.

 

During the Cornizzolo Cup, the mount Cornizzolo is the location of the paragliding world Cup, a beautiful event to discover and admire this sport. 

 

The mount Cornizzolo is also a great area for panoramic exscursions. The mountain house "Rifugio Sec Marisa Consigliere" (1100m)  is situeted near the top of the mount Cornizzolo and is reacheble also by shuttle bus. By foot is almost 2 - 3h of walking  following the paths and starting from the villages of Suello or Civate.

One of the most important place to visit is the romanic Abbey of San Pietro al Monte (650m), a beautiful bulding in stones, reachble only by foot.

  

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT ON THE MOUNT CORNIZZOLO AND IN THE NEARBY AREA

 

ON THE MOUNT CORNIZZOLO

1. Enjoy a paraglider flight from the Cornizzolo Mountain or book a tandem flight. An incredible and safe experience.

2. Reach the panoramic peak of the Cornizzolo Mountain.

3. Trekking on the paths of the mount Cornizzolo from Civate or Suello.

4. Sleep at the Rifugio Sec Marisa Consigliere (1100 m) or enjoy a relaxing stop there.

5. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the incredible Romanesque abbey of San Pietro al Monte.

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Enjoy the summer feeling at Lidi of the Como Lake in Parè and Malgrate

2. Discover the natural area of the Monte Barro.

3. Climbing on the Corni di Canzo and on the Grignetta Mountain.

4. Visit the city of Lecco and the cosy town of Malgrate.

5. Bike to the famous Bellagio across the hills and visit the museum of the bikers at the Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo.

7. Don't miss a visit of Como and Brunate.

8. Take a boat from the beautiful Varenna to Bellagio.

9. Visit the museum of Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario.

 


WHERE TO SLEEP NEARBY THE MOUNT CORNIZZOLO - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS

 

The mount Cornizzolo is above the villages of Suello and Civate that offers fewer hotels and a number of holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in others villages of the area and in the city of Lecco.

 

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HOW TO GET TO THE MOUNT CORNIZZOLO

 

Located between Como and Lecco above the village of Suello and Civate, the Mount Cornizzolo is reachble from these village by foot only. During week end a shuttle bus is available from the paragliding landing area. Suello is reachble by car driving on the 36ss road.

Suello is connected by busses to Lecco and Como.

  

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ALTO LARIO WINDSURF AND KITESURF REGION

The "Breva" is the Southern wind at the lake Como that  is a warranty for kite and wind surfers.

During the summer season, the Breva allows Kiters and Winsurfers to ride to their hearts content.

The villages of Gera Lario, Domaso, Sorico and Colico, located on the north part of the lake Como that is called "Alto Lario", are well supplied with charming and modern camping sites where water sport enthusiasts come from all over Europe.

 

 

MONTE LEGNONE THE PYRAMID OF COMO LAKE

 

Enjoy a breath-taking view over Lake Como.

Monte Legnone is the highest peak in the area. Its pyramid-like shape can be easily recognized, located at the end of the north side of Lake Como, between Valtellina, Valvarrone and Valsassina.

Apparently quite rugged at its summit, but it’s still one of the most visited peaks in the area, particularly along the track starting from Roccoli Lorla, it offers a spectacular view of the Central and Western Alpine Chain and on the Pre-Alps of Lecco.

From its peak there are different crests going down to the neighbouring valleys and towards the lake; on the east side it is easy to recognize the military paths of the Cadorna Line dating back to the WWI connecting Pagnona (Valvarrone) and Delebio (Valtellina).

 

An oasis for nature lovers.

This island is located just in front of the village of Sala Comacina and can be reached by boat in a couple of minutes from the village of Ossuccio.

There is an antique museum in Ossuccio and there is also the church of Santa Maria Magdalene, with its famous small gothic tower bell.

The little island played an important role in the history of Como, from the Roman times up to the early Middle Ages and its history is revealed as you walk around the archaeological sites. A visit to the church ruins of Basilica S. Eufemia, Santa Maria del Portico and San Pietro in Castello are a must. The white church of San Giovanni Battista should also be visited.

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THE ABBEY OF PIONA AND THE PRECIOUS IMPERIAL DROPS

 

The panoramic and isolated place where the Abbey of Piona is located has an ancient origin. It is a small peninsula surrounded by the Como Lake with the Alps in the background. In this mystical place, in 610 A.D. was built an oratory dedicated to Santa Giustina.

In 1138 a first church was consecrated, built in Romanesque style and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, then enlarged and decorated in the following years. In 1252 the present precious cloister, the center of the abbey, was built.

 

 

Currently, the Cistercian monks live in the abbey. They follow the motto “Ora et Labora”, which stands for pray and work. The monks manage the abbey, taking care of the crops, making, and selling their products to live.

Visits are free during the morning and the afternoon. You can also request a guided tour in advance. Holy masses are daily celebrated in the church.

 

 

The Abbey of Piona is a remote place you have to visit with reverence. It is not very big, but the cloister and the church are two beautiful Romanesque jewels, surrounded by nature and with the lake and the Alps on the background.

I have been there many times and I always enjoyed a nice walk to the harbor. I have always bought some typical product at the canteen – I love the liquors and the imperial drops. Watch out when you use them because they are very strong."

Lorenzo

 

 

The building is surrounded by a large garden, and olive groves extending up to the lake. The visitor can access the church, the cloister – that hosts some art exhibitions too – and walk in the gardens.

The canteen offers natural products such as herbal tea, honey, religious articles, and the famous liquors produced in the abbey. The Imperial Drops – 90% of alcohol – must be tasted drop by drop, with some sugar or added to a coffee.

 

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT AT THE  ABBEY OF PIONA AND IN THE NEARBY AREA

 

AT THE ABBEY

1. Visit the Romanesque church dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

2. Behold the cloister and its frescos.

3. Walk to the lake and meditate.

4. Visit the canteen, where the monks can show you their natural products, especially the Imperial Drops.

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Take a boat from the beautiful Varenna to Bellagio.

2. Visit the militay fort of Montecchio in Colico.

3. Kitesurf and windsurf in Colico and Gera Lario.

4. A long escursion to the top of Monte Legnone.

5. Bike to the famous Bellagio across the hills and visit the museum of the bikers at the Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo.

7. Don't miss a visit of Como and Brunate.

8. MTB on the Tracciolino Trail.

9. Visit the museum of Moto Guzzi in Mandello del Lario.

 

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The Abbey of Piona is on the smal hill of Olgiasca, part of Piona that offers fewer hotels and a number of B&B and holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in others villages of the Como lake.

 

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HOW TO GET TO THE ABBEY OF PIONA

 

Located at the north of the Como lake the Abbey of Piona is in Olgiasca, part of the village of Piona. Piona is reachble by car driving on the 36ss road, exit Colico.

Piona is connected by busses to Colico and Bellano.

  

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BELLAGIO THE PEARL OF THE COMO LAKE

 

Bellagio is located at the top of the peninsula that splits the Lake Como into two branches; it is definitely the most famous and visited destination of the area.

 

The unmistakable silhouette of Villa Serbelloni - a famous 5-star luxury hotel - and the colorful facades of the buildings overlooking the lake are photographed every day by hundreds of tourists arriving in Bellagio via the ferries that connect the villages of the Lake Como.

 

 

The historical part of Bellagio is mostly pedestrian and still well preserved, even if a large number of tourists and shops has made Bellagio a bit chaotic. Bellagio offers its best in the early morning and in the evening when the tourist flow ends when the ferry service ends.

 

Walking through the alleys and stairs is a pleasure and you can stop and sip a coffee or an aperitif, enjoying the view of the mountains and the lake in peace.

 

 

"Bellagio is definitely an incredible place you can’t miss it if you visit the Como Lake. There are many people there every day, but I suggest you visit the Villa Melzi and Villa Serbelloni’s gardens, the small villages and enjoy a lake dunking in summer.

This place surrounded by Como Lake offers an incredible landscape. It looks like a Mediterranean fjord.”

Paolo

 

 

Spending a day in Bellagio you can visit the botanical gardens of Villa Serbelloni (by appointment only, info at the tourist office) and Villa Melzi (entry fee). In addition, the various villages that make up the town of Bellagio offer many interesting views and excellent restaurants certainly less crowded.

 

In summer at the Lido di Bellagio or in the public beaches of the hamlet of San Giovanni, you can relax in the sun and swim in the waters of Lake Como.

 

It is strongly recommended to reach Bellagio by ferry from the villages of Varenna, Tremezzo, Menaggio (The daily ticket "center of the lake" includes unlimited travel).

 

Cycling and panoramic road lovers can reach Bellagio along the 2 branches of Lake Como, Como - Bellagio road or Lecco - Bellagio road, or alternatively reach Bellagio through the Erba - Civenna - Bellagio road, enjoying a visit to the Cycling Museum and the Sanctuary of the Madonna in Ghisallo.

  

 


WHAT TO DO AND VISIT IN BELLAGIO AND IN THE NEARBY AREA

 

IN THE VILLAGE

1. Discover the hidden corners of the old town and the hamlets of Bellagio.

2. Dive into the waters of the lake at the Lido di Bellagio or the beach of San Giovanni.

3. Enjoy a walk through the gardens of Villa Melzi and Villa Serbelloni.

4. Visit the Romanesque church of San Giacomo.

 

IN THE NEARBY AREA

1. Visit the best villages in the center of Lake Como, Varenna, Menaggio, Cadenabbia, Tremezzo, Lenno.

2. Don't miss a trip to Comacina island.

3. Climb the walls of Monte Grona, Grigna and Grignetta.

4. Reach the abbey of San Pietro al Monte and the top of Monte Cornizzolo.

5. Ride to the famous Bellagio, through the Lariani Mountains and visit the Cycling Museum near the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Ghisallo.

6. Don't miss a visit to Como and Brunate.

7. Walk through the flowery gardens of Villa Carlotta in Tremezzina.

8. Trekking along the Greenway of Lake Como.

9. Excursion to the Breglia mountains and to the panoramic Menaggio Refuge.

 

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WHERE TO SLEEP IN BELLAGIO - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS

 

Bellagio offers good hotels and a number of holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation also in others villages of the lake.

There are also many mountain huts that offer hospitality on the mountains and pastures that surround the area of Lake Como.

 

Thanks to pictures, facilities informations and reviews, You can check easly the availability of Hotels, B&B and Holiday Houses in Bellagio and book the best solution for You, using this link:

 

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HOW TO GET TO BELLAGIO

 

Located in the tip of the peninsula of Lake Como, Bellagio is connected to Lecco and Como by bus and ferry service. We strongly recommend reaching Bellagio by ferry, from the nearby villages or from Como.

  

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