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Lago di Como, Varenna

#1 of 124 in Nature in Lombardy
Water Body · Nature / Park
The third largest lake in Italy and one of the deepest in Europe, Lago di Como is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. The rich and powerful have been coming here since Roman times. Lake Como is well-known for its attractive villas. Visit the 17th-century Villa Carlotta to explore its scenic gardens, agriculture museum, and significant sculptures. Villa del Balbianello, the final home of explorer Guido Monzino, is famous for its elaborate, terraced gardens. Today, you'll find a museum devoted to his work. Go for a walk on one of the nature trails around the lake, or try out some watersports. Hop aboard the ferry service to easily access the small towns and villages. Make Lago di Como a centerpiece of your Varenna vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Varenna holiday site.
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  • Fantastic lagune in the north of Italy. There is a lot to experience over there, it’s worthed to pay a visit. After 7:00pm parking is free in the Centro-Lago because of the nightlife that began to...  more »
  • We cannot thank Sally and the WeddingBox team enough for ensuring our day was absolutely perfect. From first contact right up to the wedding day the team were thoroughly professional and...  more »
  • I fell in love with this beautiful lake...
  • It's a dream of mine to go one day

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