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Lago di Como , Lombardy
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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
Architectural Building
Villa del Balbianello , Tremezzina
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The queen of Lake Como, Villa del Balbianello rests on the tip of a small wooded peninsula and is celebrated for its elaborate terraced garde
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Garden
Villa Carlotta , Tremezzina
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Visit Villa Carlotta, built in 1690, to see a decorated house and botanical garden filled with fine art. Admire views of Lake Como as you wan
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Duration: 11 hours
Discover the monuments of the medieval town of Como and enjoy a private boat cruise in the center of the lake, during this full-day excursion by bus from Milan. Take a nice walk along the Bellagio steps, looking for your silk scarf or an olive wood artifact. Cross the lake to reach the picturesque fishing village of Varenna and enjoy an Italian “Gelato” while you're strolling along its narrow streets of cobblestones. Drive back to Milan along the Eastern coast of Lake Como.Please note that the itinerary is subject to change to guarantee the best experience.
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Villa Mylius Vigoni , Menaggio
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Menaggio is a town and comune in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy, located on the western shore of Lake Como at the mouth of the river Senagra.Menaggio has three frazioni (parishes): Croce, Loveno and Nobiallo.HistoryThe area of current Menaggio was conquered by the Romans in 196 BC. The Roman conquest culminated with the construction of a road called the Via Regina.Menaggio was a walled city. Remnants of the wall are evident today.Construction of big hotels in this cool summer area made it a summer resort area.Between 1873 and 1939, Menaggio was linked to Porlezza, on Lake Lugano, by the Menaggio–Porlezza railway, a steam hauled narrow gauge line built as part of a multi-modal transport link between Menaggio and Luino, on Lake Maggiore.TourismThe area of Menaggio is a favorite recreational resort in the summer. Lake Como's only youth hostel is in Menaggio.Menaggio is known for its Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club, founded in 1907 by an English gentleman, one of many who was spending his holidays on Lake Como during the late 19th century.GeologyThe craggy and often fog hidden mountains are from the Cretaceous period, composed of limestone sediment weathered by millennia. Plan the details of your Menaggio holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use Italy trip itinerary builder app.

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