T here’s never a bad time to explore Lake Como’s outdoor offerings, with its gorgeous walking, hiking and cycling trails that offer panoramic lake views.
Located near Milan, in the north of Italy, this natural wonder is well-known for glamorous villas and medieval stone villages like Bellagio, as well as Alpine mountains.
Another great way to explore is by bike! You can bring your own, or rent a bike from various towns around Lake Como including Domaso, Como and Bellagio.
You can also use public transport to get around Lake Como. Buses and ferries connect the major towns and villages around Lake Como and funiculars bring you up into the surrounding hills. The car ferries are not too expensive, so even if you are driving, you’ll still be able to get around quite quickly.
Situated at base of the Italian Alps, Lake Como is a haven for campsites. You’ll find family-friendly camping sites in small villages dotted along the shoreline.