42 days in Lake Como Itinerary

42 days in Lake Como Itinerary

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Como
— 20 nights
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Varenna
— 21 nights

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Como

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Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Visit Lido Villa Olmo and Lido di Lenno for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Lake Como Adventures and Monte San Primo. Get out of town with these interesting Como side-trips: Mandello del Lario (Museum Moto Guzzi, Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, &more), Abbadia Lariana (Spiaggia Parco Ulisse Guzzi, Antiche Miniere Piani Resinelli, &more) and Centro Ippico Il Sagittario (in Tavernerio). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at I Falconieri del Feudo, grab your bike and head to Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Olmo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Como holiday website.

Venice to Como is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. August in Como sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Varenna.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cernobbio, Mandello del Lario, Menaggio, Abbadia Lariana, Campione d'Italia
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Lake Como Adventures
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Parco Avventura Resinelli

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Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia Tranquilla and Riva Bianca Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Como Lake Paragliding and Orrido di Bellano. Change things up with these side-trips from Varenna: Dervio (Chiesa di S. Tommaso Becket, Castello di Corenno Plinio, &more), Bellagio (La Perla del Lago, Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione, &more) and Tremezzina (Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo, Villa Carlotta, &more). Spend the 8th (Tue) on two wheels at Anything But Work. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, stroll through Sentiero del Viandante, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Varenna visit planner.

Getting from Como to Varenna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Varenna are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Varenna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Bellagio, Colico, Gravedona, Mandello del Lario, Dongo
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Como Lake Paragliding ©
Como Lake Paragliding
Orrido di Bellano ©
Orrido di Bellano
Anything But Work ©
Anything But Work

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