KITESURF AND WINDSURF IN ALTO LARIO, IN THE WATERS OF LAKE COMO
Everyone here knows the "Breva", the wind coming from the south that blows in the northern area of Lake Como, the Alto Lario, a true guarantee for kitesurfers and windsurfers.
During the summer the "Breva" guarantees pure fun, for many hours of the day, from mid-morning to late afternoon.
So, where can you practice kitesurfing and windsurfing on Lake Como?
The villages and lidos of Gera Lario, Domaso, Colico, and Sorico, located in the northern area of Lake Como, called Alto Lario, are perfect places for kitesurfers and windsurfers, especially those coming from northern Europe.
"The Alto Lario is our lake, from Chiavenna is only 20 minutes by car or train. We know it well and for us it means evening walks, aperitifs, mountain bike excursions, water sports, canoeing, a nice pizza in front of the lake or an excellent risotto with perch, not to be missed.
In winter the area is quiet, but the slopes of Mount Sasso Canale, above Gera Lario, give us every year an exciting alpine ski tour overlooking the lake "
Campsites, newly equipped areas, sailing schools, rental facilities, allow an absolute fun and thanks to the new redevelopment of the beaches and cycle paths of Colico and Gera Lario, large public areas have been used for recreation and relaxation in the open air, facing the waters of Lake Como.
The Alto Lario is popular, but not like the Lake Garda area that suffers from crowdedness during the high season, so it can be the perfect destination for just a few hours of relaxation in the sun, until sunset, the best time for an aperitif.
The whole area of the upper Lake Como has a strong vocation for sports tourism, both at the lake and on the surrounding mountains.
MTB routes and long bike paths, trekking on the high streets, relaxation on the shores or tastings in restaurants and typical farmhouses and finally for a few weeks also winter scenic excursions on the snow with skis or snowshoes.
WHERE TO GO WINDSURFING, KITESURFING OR SUNBATHING?
Lido di Colico, Lido di Gera Lario, Lido di Domaso, free equipped green areas, lakefront. In these places, there are also public or private outdoor swimming pools with entrance fees.
SAILING AND KITESURFING AT THE PARÈ BAY
In the area of Lecco, the southern part of Lake Como, you can have fun on the waves of the lake, with sailboats, kites, and windsurfing at the Parè Bay, located between Malgrate and Valmadrera.
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WHAT TO DO IN ALTO LARIO AND IN THE NEARBY AREA
IN THE ALTO LARIO
1. Enjoy kitesurfing and windsurfing on the waters of Lake Como, pushed by the "Breva".
2. Enjoy the sun and a swim in the shores of Colico, Sorico Domaso, and Gera Lario.
3. Take off from Montemezzo with your paraglider and fly over Lake Como.
4. Enjoy the typical cuisine of the farmhouses and do not miss the typical fish of the lake.
5. Aperitif at sunset at Lido di Colico (Ontano area).
6. Cycling excursions in the natural park of Pian di Spagna.
IN THE NEARBY AREA
2. Visit the militay fort of Montecchio in Colico.
3. Kitesurf and windsurf in Colico and Gera Lario.
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 Ossuccio and the Comacina island.
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INFO AND BOOKING
WHERE TO SLEEP IN ALTO LARIO - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS
Alto Lario is the area north of the Como lake where it is possible to find hotels and a good number of Campings, B&B and holiday houses.
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HOW TO GET TO ALTO LARIO
The Alto Lario area includes the municipalities of the northern area of Lake Como, from Dongo to Gera Lario to the west and from Colico to Dervio to the east.
Colico can be easily reached by car via the highway SS36, by train directly from Milan, by bus and boat from Como.
The other villages are connected by bus and well connected by cycle paths
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