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

20
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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 Spiaggia di Onno for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Lake Como Adventures and I Falconieri del Feudo. 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 much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), grab your bike and head to Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, admire the striking features of Villa Olmo, and identify plant and animal life at Oasi WWF del Bassone.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Como trip tool.

Venice to Como is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can 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 ©
Lake Como Adventures
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Boat2Go
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Parco Avventura Resinelli

21
nights
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 Lake Como Adventure Park. 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. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, explore the stunning scenery at Orrido di Bellano, and take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Varenna road trip tool.

You can drive from Como to Varenna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. In September in Varenna, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. 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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