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Stories and Tips Lake Como

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A Chance Meeting with an Italian Grandmother

Written by airynfaerie on 06 Dec, 2009

Anytime we travel, and especially during the year we lived in Italy we always had this secret wish inside that we'd somehow find an opportunity to experience and get to know a true local and learn more about the culture and language...well, our wish came…Read More

Lake Como, Italy

Written by Julie Hood on 13 Aug, 2000

A deep blue lake with a quaint harbor, a scenic view of the alps, colorfully painted walls and buildings all contribute to a truly romantic spot. Located about 25 miles north of Milan, Como is a steep streeted, lakeside town skirted with exquisite 16th-19th century villas. A walk…Read More

Bellagio Travel Tips: Milan to Lake Como and Beyond

Written by KJP on 29 Oct, 2001

If you are heading to any mid-lake destination (Bellagio, Varenna, or Menaggio) on Lake Como from Milan via train, catch the one hour ride to Varenna-Esino via Lecco. We were told by a TrenItalia representative that this train would be shown as "TIRANO" on…Read More

How to get to Lake Como from Milan

Written by Re on 24 Jun, 2003

It is really easy to reach Lake Como from Milan. The trains leaves from Cadorna Station, which is also a Subway station right downtown Milan. The round trip costs only 6 euros and you have to say that you are going to Como Nord Lago.…Read More


Written by Meg Z. on 24 Oct, 2005

There are two stores in Bellagio that I always go to see. One is in a cute little olive woodshop, where the owner makes gorgeous olivewood salad bowls. He has a beautiful little shop, and in the shop's floor, there is a little well (covered…Read More

24 hours of beautiful views

Written by glennyb on 24 Dec, 2004

That’s what you get when you visit Lake Como. The area is quite simply one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. It is a great place to start or finish a vacation. It is easily accessible to/from Milan (1-hour train trip), which…Read More

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