5 days in Lake Como Itinerary

5 days in Lake Como Itinerary

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Varenna
— 3 nights
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Como
— 1 night

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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. Explore Varenna's surroundings by going to Casa dei Presepi (in Mezzegra), Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta) and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero, hike along Sentiero dei Forti, explore the stunning scenery at Orrido di Bellano, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Varenna attractions planning tool.

London, UK to Varenna is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Varenna, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Varenna is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Como.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellagio, Tremezzina, Casa dei Presepi, Valchiavenna, Orrido di Bellano
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Villa Monastero ©
Villa Monastero
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi

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Como

Como ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): head outdoors with Lido di Moltrasio, stroll through Sentee di Sort, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Villa Olmo.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Como online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Varenna to Como in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Como can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Sentee di Sort, Lido di Moltrasio
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Lido Villa Olmo ©
Lido Villa Olmo
Lido di Moltrasio ©
Lido di Moltrasio

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