Como is a gorgeous city located on the famous Como Lake in Italy. Surrounded by lush, immense hills it’s a place of breath taking, natural beauty.
We have put together a list for you of some great things to do in this slice of heaven.
1. A STROLL IN THE CENTER
The center is beautifully located on the water and enclosed within medieval walls with limited traffic, making it great for a stroll while taking in the antique atmosphere of this town founded by the Romans in the first century BC. A great starting point is by the Como Cathedral.
2. THE COMO CATHEDRAL
This Cathedral is a must see, initiated in 1396 and finalised in 1744. Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architectural styles are successfully merged together in the beautiful interior and exterior and can be found at Via Maestri Comacini 6. Phone (+39) 031.3312275, http://cattedrale.diocesidicomo.it
3. LA VITA E BELLA
A Charming Italian/Swedish couple are the owners of this restaurant known to be one of the best in Como. They have an extensive salad menu and delicious Italian specialties, perfect for lunch. The balance quality/price/location is great, making it really popular so make sure you make a reservation. Address: Piazza Domenico Croggi 4, tel: (+39) 031 302 667
4. GELAERIA LARIANA
offers great ice cream, located in the center right by the water at Lungo Lario Trento 5. Don’t be intimidated by the long line outside. The staff is super-efficient and you rarely have to wait for more than a few minutes. They have a large and delicious selection and the portions are big.
5. A BOAT RIDE ON THE LAKE
A beautiful way to take the lake in is to take a boat ride along the coast. Navigazione Laghi can take you to towns all around the lake at convenient ours and prices. You will find them in the center of Como right on the lake at Lungo Mario Trento 1, http://www.navigazionelaghi.it/risultati.aspx?lake=Como#
6.FIGLI DEI FIORI
This is one of Como’s most popular restaurants with a gorgeous setting and great food making it the perfect spot for lunch or dinner. To ensure you get a table give them a call to make a reservation. On top of being a restaurant Figli Dei Fiori is also a chic flower shop, catering to the most beautiful villas and events in Lombardy. You'll find them in via Borgo Vico 39/A, tel: +39 031 570006, http://www.figlideifiori.com
7. PASTICCERIA REGINA
A few steps further down the road in via Borgo Vico 19 you'll find this gem run by Leila where she and her crew offer amazing artisanal pastries, pancakes, panini, gelato, a wide wine selection for aperitivi and more. Tel: +39 031 410 3360, https://pasticceriaregina.business.site/
In our Showroom in Dizzasco, a beautiful 30 minute drive from Como you'll find a vast and special selection of artisan crafted art, limited edition frames and designer lamps from Southeast Asia. We can't wait to see you there and offer you a Prosecco or Italian coffee while showing you the collection! To make and appointment the day and time that suites you contact us at: Cell / WhatsApp: +39 331 9632422 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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We wish you a wonderful stay and summer!