Towns near Carogio

Photo: Carogio

Carogiò scarves originate from the idea of combining a soft and fine fibre such as cashmere with a colourful blending of…

Como is Lake Como's largest city where you will find shopping, works of art, churches, gardens, museums, theatres, parks and palaces. Places to go inlcude the Duomo, the Basilica of Sant'Abbondio, Villa Olmo, the Volta Temple and Museum, the Teatro Sociale, and the Broletto…

Blevio is the first town you come to on the eastern shore of the lake when coming from Como. From the centre of town spectacular panoramas greet visitors. Home to several private…

The town overlooks Como, some 500 metres below linked by a steep, narrow, winding road, and by the Como-Brunate funicular. The highlight of the trek is the lighthouse dedicated to Allesandro Volta who lived in Brunate for a…

Because of its favourable geographical position, Cernobbio was chosen as an ideal location to build palaces and elegant villas such as Villa Pizzo and the famous Villa d’Este, one of the most elegant and famous hotels in the world. From the town there are several paths leading to the mountains and hills…

Great example of a medieval village with many preserved architectural elements that can be experienced on foot without the bustle of vehicle traffic. Of particular interest is the parish church St. Tecla and Villa Pliniana.

Moltrasio is located on the west shore in the first basin of Lake Como. Famous for its villas, houses, personalities and gardens (see for example, Villa Fontanelle,…

Faggeto Lario’s name originates from the large number of beech forests in the region. In the village of Palanzo, on the occasion of the Sagra Torchio, an ancient wine press dating from the second half of the sixteenth century carved from a single trunk of walnut, is put to use. Near the top of Palanzone is…

Located on the western shore of Lake Como, the area consists of the two distinct centres: Urio and Carate Lario; they were administratively united in 1927. Urio, rich with…

The village extends from the shore of the lake to Monte Preàla. The higher part of the village is called Castello because it was fortified in the Middle Ages. It took part in the feud of Nesso, which was ruled by the Visconti family but was later ceded by the Spanish to the Gallio family. On a mule-track from…

A very small town located 14KM north of Como made famous by George Clooney’s purchase of a villa previously owned by the Heinz family. The villa was location for scenes from Ocean’s Twelve. Also of interest is an out-of-place pyramid mausoleum to Joseph Frank.

Old world atmosphere characterizes this town with narrow streets, laneways and steep stairs. Mount San Bernardo and Briante rise over 130…

Famous for the gorge that bisects the colourfully painted town. The Ponte Roma bridge near the shore affords views of the waterfall on one side and the lake on the other.

Argegno is a small village situated on an inlet in the lake, and is built alongside the River Telo. A popular cable car excursion, one of…

Pigra is located above the picturesque town of Argegno and can be reached by cable car. From Pigra you can do the wonderful hike down to Colonno (2 hrs.) situated on the lake.

The walks in the many hamlets of Lezzeno offer special relevances historical and architectural such as Villa Citterio seventeenth century. The morphology of the territory of Lezzeno offers spectacular views with boat tours…

This little village, which lies on the western shore of Lake Como, at the foot of Monte Costone, is one of the most distinctive places on the lake. In the last century Sala Comacina was already considered an important holiday destination, as is…

Photo: Comacina Island

Not far from the shore, in front of the town Ossuccio, lies Comacina Island, the only Island in lake Como with its little white church dedicated to S. Giovanni. The island is also home to roman ruins, nature hikes and a well known restaurant: ‪Locanda Dell'Isola Comacina.…

Ossuccio is a small town home to less than 1000 people. It looks onto Lake Como’s only island Comancina while inshore the hills quickly ascend into…

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Michelin Star Restaurants




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Beaches & Lido Clubs




Beaches and Lido Clubs

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Water Taxis & Boat Tours




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