Things to Do near Autumn Bike and Stay

An operator of a restored mountain country home and the owner of one of Lake Como's coolest bicycle rental shops have teamed up to offer guests a unique holiday package for exploring Lake Como in the fall, which is of course the best time of all.

Fifteenth century renovation of an older church. lt has a fourteenth century bell tower with a spire, and contains a silver-gilt processional cross dated 1489 by the artist from Gravedona F. Ser Gregori.

Photo: Lombardia Beni Culturali

The parish church can be reached through an uphill street passing by the Baroque chapel of the Crocetta. The 19th century front is very elegant and shows a typical Greek shape wanted by the architect  Bovara. Inside it hosts an altar dating back to the 18th century and valuable carvings from the 17th century…

A natural pebble beach nearby the church, makes for a relaxed family-friendly destination with numerous beach front bars and restaurants.

Located on the western shores of Lake Como, the town derives its name from the river that flows from the mountains to the lake. A pebble beach invites water activities like swimming, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

It is one of the first of a series of churches that recall Sicily as many people that lived in these valleys were forced to emigrate…

A small museum housing artifacts, images and posters describing the history of granite processing in Novate Mezzola. Sanfedelino. For nearly two…

Protected oasis Pian di Spagna, located between the mouths of the rivers Mera and Adda with easy trails that cross the area ideal for cycling and bird watching. This swampy area is an…

A cascading stream flowing into natural pools in a beautiful natural setting. In the hotter summer months, visitors can wade or swim in the cool…

Photo: Lario Motorsport Indoor Karting

The Lario Motorsport kartodrome is suitable for the whole family: the thrilling laps on the track on one of our karts can go along with…

Photo: Lago di Como (Lake Como)

This amazing bay with its white pebble beach, is very easy to reach. From the center of Rezzonico, left of the castle there is a sign for the beach. You walk for 3 minutes through a…

Trapezoidal shaped castle with three towers built by counts Della Torre of Rezzonico in 1363. It is described as a "castle-fence", fortifying an area of two thousand square meters which surrounded the town and the main tower. Today the castle is characterized by the medieval tower with crowning battlements.

Photo: Ranch el Picadero

At the beginning of the famous "branch of Lake Como" where the river Adda and Mera join to form Lake Como and where Valtellina and Valchiavenna meet, is the Ranch El Picadero. For us riding is a time to relax and have…

Photo: Wakeboard Cable Park

Getting pulled by cable creates no waves so you can try wakeboarding or water skiing in a safe, fun and economical way. Located just minutes from the centre of Colico amid green nature. Experienced kiters, in the absence of wind can train using ollie boxes and…

This church was built between 1464 and 1474. Its bell tower still preserves pre-existing Romanesque elements. Inside, the church is richly decorated with paintings  On the front of…

A museum that aims to preserve and offer an account of country life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, documented by artifacts and various objects. The museum is located on two floors: the first one…

The upper region of Lake Como is a perfect place for cyclists featuring quiet paths away from traffic, surrounded by greenery within the nature reserve of…

Colico is a town located at the northern part of Lake Como dominated by Mount Legnone. It is characterized by natural attractions as well as those made…

Photo: Fort Montecchio-Lusardi

Fort Montecchio-Lusardi is a military fort situated in Colico, in the province of Lecco, northern Italy. It was built between 1911 and 1914. It is the only Italian fort from World War I which has been preserved intact with its original weapons. The main function of the fort was to control…

Popular beach with windsurfers and kiters on account of the consistent winds. The pebble beach is a few hundred meters long, between the ferryboat stop to…

Lago Darengo is a beautiful mountain lake situated at 1790 m. altitude. The ideal starting point is from Crotto Dangri (650 m) above Gravedona ed Uniti, 10 km away from Lake Como and 3 km after Livo village (be carefull…

It is thought the tower was built at the behest of Fontanedo Bernabo Visconti in 1357, on the defensive line of Upper Lake, but perhaps it was only enhanced an existing structure. It is located about 700 meters downstream of the village of Fontanedo, on a dominant point of the spur that descends from the north slope of Mount Legnone. It was built to protect the territory from the incursions and protect the important road of "Scalottola", now known as the…

For those wishing to experience the serenity of the Lake Como without a noisy engine, pollution or the need for a license, this may just be the thing. These battery operated boats have a…

Photo: KTS40

KTS40 WindRevolution is a water sports activity company. We offer all levels of quality instruction in kitesurfing, windsurfing, catamarans, stand up paddle boarding, and wake boarding. We were the first operators in Lake Como of a Cable Park, which we opened in May 2014. Professionalism and love for our sport are our strengths, demonstrated in our qualified staff and in leading edge instruction that…

Photo: Lido di Colico

Located directly on the lake, Lido di Colico is surrounded by lush greenery and overlooks a large green and golden beach, lapped by a calm lake and…

Photo: Lake Como Adventure Park

Lake Como Adventure Park is an adventure park locate on the western side of Lake Como, just 20 minutes away from Gravedona. It is a place sorrounded by nature, designed to entertain end excite adults, teens and children, ideal for those who love adventure and being…

Originating on a 13th century temple site, this 15th century church was dedicated to San Bernardino, a preacher who crossed Italy on foot preaching religious reform, social justice and…

Photo: Forte di Fuentes

Fort Fuentes is a former military fort on the hill of Montecchio or Monteggiolo near Colico, northern Italy. It was built by the Spanish governor of Milan, Don Pedro Enríquez de Acevedo, Count of Fuentes, to defend the northern border of the Spanish domain against…

Set high above Musso with stunning views of the lake is San Bernardo who’s origins date from the 1700’s. It is a particularly scenic spot, with the Albano valley behind it and the elegant pyramid of mount Legnone opposite with the bay of Piona and the plain known as Pian di Spagna at…

In a green oasis, a special place to pass hours of peace and relaxation, washed by waters, caressed by delicate baths of whey, toned by steam, in search of an equilibrium of the elements. This is La Fiorida Spa with unique services not found elsewhere, like a his and her wine bath, milk bath or chocolate bath;…

Fly in tandem accompanied by a skillful and expert flying instructor with approved and tested equipment. This is an activity suitable for anyone at any age, looking for the sensation…

Located above the Mezzola Lake, The "Tracciolino" is a small piece of art that has no equal in the Alps, whose construction dates back to the thirties. Bridges and tubbels in the mountains, often bravely constructed on overhanging rocks, to allow small wagons to bring men and materials from the dam in Val dei Ratti to the outlet in Val Codera

The Piona Priory or Piona Abbey, is a religious complex on the Lecco bank of Lake Como in the territory of the municipality of Colico, northern Italy. The abbey is set at the top of a small peninsula, the Olgiasca, which – like a crooked finger – points into the lake, creating an inlet. The abbey of Piona, or more…

Probably dated around the XII century. The building is located near the walls of a castle, a large complex built by the hands of Andreani. Over the centuries it has undergone several extensive restorations: the facade,…

Photo: Lombardia Beni Culturali

Three tombs belonging to the aristocratic Andreani Family located outside the Church of St Thomas of Beckett and a castle belonging to the same family. The monuments, know as "arks" are important evidence of Lombardy sculpture that were erected between 1325 and 1371. The oldest, to the right of…

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It is a private building constructed on roman foundation with an irregular square plant. The building, which has crown walls with battlements to protect the round parapet, can be dated between 1360 and 1370. It is a…

Dervio lies on a peninsula that juts out into the waters of the lake, situated at the mouth of  Valvarrone and the river Varrone. Very ancient in origin, it was an important fortified village since Roman times for its strategic position on…

A beautiful route for mountain bikers, the trails of the mountains of Lake Como, which lends itself to many variations on the theme. It starts from Dervio and climbs to Camaggiore,…

Photo: Funsurfcenter Dervio

The northern coast of the Como Lake provides best wind conditions for windsurfing. In the morning…

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