castles-and-ruins near Conversione di San Paolo

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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...

A rifugio located at 1.200 metres in scenic position on Lake Como on the Via Dei Monti Lariani. Accessible from Moltrasio and Schignano by foot and also by mountain bike. Offers genuine homemade cuisine....

Quaint restaurant and mountain hut (1300 m) of family tradition since 1928, where you can taste local dishes of polenta with meat of various kinds. Specialty of the house is the "Polenta Uncia". Open every day from mid-June to mid-September. In the...

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Mountain accommodation with stone walls situated in front of meadows, 8 km from Sormano, Rifugio Alpetto Torno offers rooms and dormitories with shared bathroom, a Lombard restaurant, and a garden. Rifugio Alpetto di Torno is in Val di Torno above...

The refuge is located in the Val d'Intelvi on the Via dei Monti Lariani trekking route - at 5h20 from Cernobbio, at 0h40 from Alpe di Cerano or at 1.30 hrs from Schignano Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday all year round July, August and September...

Refuge Prabello is in the province of Como, located on the watershed between the Valley of Intelvi and the Muggio Valley on the border between Italy and Switzerland. It is located on a beautiful natural terrace, always in the sun, and surrounded by...

The Polentoteca Chalet Gabriel is located in Piano Rancio, a small town at the foot of Mount San Primo. The building has a local feel being made out of stone and wood, it has two dining rooms whose windows look down unto Lake Como and the Alps that...

Located in an old Post Office (est. in 1817) the Inn has been recently remodeled to include 5 beautiful apartments arranged over 3 floors and equipped with all comforts, all of them with stunning lake views! You will find our staff waiting to help...

A Little Paradise near Como—the Locanda was devoted to short journeys and meditation periods of the priests. In 1937, it was sold for 17.000 lira, today a ridiculous sum of money, but for this period a quite large amount. One of the best features of...

Offering a sun terrace and views of the garden, Alpe del Lupo is set in San Fedele Intelvi, 12 km from Lugano. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. Alpe del Lupo features free WiFi . You will find a shared lounge at the property....

Residenza Gerbet offers accommodation in Lezzeno, next to the shore of Lake Garda and 8 km from Bellagio. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. On request, guests have access to a communal garden....

Featuring a private beach area, 2 km away, Casa Vacanza Castagna offers accommodation in Nesso. The property produces vegetables and fruit and has free bikes and free WiFi in public areas....

Il Gelso is a detached villa with a terrace, situated in Lezzeno. The property is 47 km from Bergamo and features views of the mountains. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property....

Featuring free WiFi and a barbecue, B&B Casa Giacconi offers accommodation in Asso, 10 km from Lake Como shores. Free private parking is available on site. Some rooms include views of the mountains or garden....

Set on the shores of Lake Como, Crotto Dei Pescatori is located in Lezzeno. It offers air-conditioned accommodation and a traditional restaurant where a continental breakfast is served buffet style....

Casa Rosa is located in a peaceful area in Riva Faggeto, 100 metres from Lake Como. The property has a garden and small terrace with seating area. With a lake view, the house has a kitchen with dining area and living room with sofa and TV....

Set on a hill 100 metres from the shores of Lake Como, Villa Castiglioni Apartments is a 5-minute walk from central Laglio. It offers a garden with small thermal pool and sun loungers. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and rooms....

Featuring free WiFi and a seasonal outdoor pool, Villa Silver offers pet-friendly accommodation in Faggeto Lario, 10 km away from Como. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels....

Set in Bellagio's pedestrian area, Bellagio Apartament is 100 metres from the shores of Lake Como. Its modern apartments feature a balcony, CD/DVD player and a kitchenette with dishwasher. Apartments come with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV channels....

Featuring a panoramic location in Lezzeno and an infinity pool with views of Lake Como, Filario Hotel & Residences offers a restaurant and luxuriously furnished rooms. This elegant and exclusive hotel has free WiFi throughout....

Hotel Plinio, which is run by the Zerboni since 1999, is just a few steps away from the Villa and it gives directly onto the wonderful view of the so-called “Golfo di Venere" (Gulf of Venus). Lenno, a small village of the Lake Como, is located in...

Relais Villa Vittoria is an enchanting and charming Boutique Hotel located in Laglio, a romantic village on the banks of Lake Como. The Relais has large and bright rooms and suites provided with all the comforts, each one different for style and...

Along the shores of Lake Como far from the hustle and bustle of Milan and just minutes from beloved Bellagio, lies the picturesque fishing village of Lezzeno. And nestled among its colorful buildings, just behind the leafy square by the harbor, sits...

Roccabruna Villa was built in the eighteenth century on the shores of Lake Como in the village of Blevio and was later restored by the opera singer Giuditta Pasta.The house was a meeting place for many artists, composers and singers. A frequent...

The lakeside access of this stunning Villa allows traveling to and from the property by water, which makes it the unique, romantic and ideal place for a wedding celebration, birthday party or business event. On Lake Como Queen Teolinda got married...

Wedged between the branch of Lake Como and Lecco. At 800 mt. bounded by mountains and Palanzone S. It offers a particularly mild climate all year round, ensuring a relaxing and naturalistic. Easily accessible from the major motorway junctions,...

GLAVJC HOTEL is a great solution for your holidays, business stay and meeting organization on Lake Como, at but 7 km from downtown Como. The building is placed in a most green location and consists of several floors linked by elevator Wide Parking...

The Hotel San Giorgio was built in 1920 and for the 4th generation it is run by the Cappelletti - Redaelli family. Located in a quiet lakeside position, with a wonderful view of Bellagio it has secluded ancient garden that gives the hotel the charm...

One of the historical hotels on Lake Como, the Grand Hotel Imperiale is a 4 star Hotel Resort of great charm. Built in late Art Nouveau style, with a new wing reminiscent of the Rationalist style which originated in Como. The hotel looks directly on...

The Hotel San Marino has a special atmosphere, full of the famous italien Flair. The Reastaurant on the terrace offers unforgettable dinners with a marvellous view on the romantic Lake Como. The Hotel is located in the village Laglio, which exists...

Overlooks the eastern shore of the lakeframed by beautiful mountains and lush vegetation native to the area. It is situated in a quiet and calm setting equipped with terrace restaurant, car park, beach and popular Lido Faggeto. Our restaurant has a...

Offer our customers a perfect relaxing holiday is our goal. Meet their every need is our greatest pleasure. The atmosphere of the place will make your stay unforgettable. Life will seem like a dream, so that you never want to leave. For this we are...

Hotel and Restaurant surrounded by the green of Mount San Primo, 1.100 metres above the sea level. It is located in a very quiet place, next to woods and pastures, only 13 Km far from Bellagio centre and 5 Km far from Madonna del Ghisallo, a...

Deep in the green of the surrounding hills, the Hotel Cornelio is located in a strategic position, ideal for business or leisure. Situated between the provinces of Como, Varese and the Canton Ticino (Switzerland) it’s easy to reach from the motorway...

A small cozy family run hotel located in Carate Urio on the most romantic shore of Lake Como. The Hotel Orso Bruno enjoys a unique location on the road that runs along the western side of lake and is easily reachable either by car or by ferry boat...

The cuisine is designed to suit different tastes, includes the secrets of a cuisine, cuisine that offers the possibility to taste typical dishes of the lake, and international dishes creative and imaginative. These, together with the best local and...

Peroni family is glad to propose you a new menu with classic dishes and tasty novelty. In a simple and family atmosphere, the guest will be satisfied in every need, for a enjoyable stay do not forget in the charming and suggestive atmosphere that...

Our Hotel in Moltrasio offers you a relaxing holiday in Lake Como. High quality service, the best prices and a discreet atmosphere are a must for us at Hotel Posta. The 17 available rooms, well-finished in every detail, charming and classy, provide...

The hotel and restaurant "Albergo National" is located in Zelbio, a quaint little village in the heart of the picturesque "triangolo lariano", on Lake Como. The restaurant can also be a perfect location for wedding parties and important ceremonies....

Our family run hotel is located on the Lenno headland called "Lavedo", deep into the greenery and the peacefulness of the nearby Gulf of Venere. The particular position of our hotel allows for pleasant excursions without travelling too far. In our...

The hotel Lenno, a charming four star facility dating back to the beginning of the 1900’s and recently renovated, overlooks the lake and is surrounded by a fantastic scenery. The beautiful verandah on the lake front, overlooking the Gulf of Venus,...

Overlooks Lake Como and has stunning views of the surrounding mountains whilst providing a lovely atmosphere in which to relax and dine. The experienced Chef will satisfy all your requests, offering you menu with local and traditional dishes. Our...

The Hotel San Marino has a special atmosphere, full of the famous Italian flair. The Restaurant on the terrace offers unforgettable dinners with a marvelous view of the romantic lake. The Hotel is located in the village of Laglio (location of George...

Just on the lake Como shore, facing a colorful and suggestive landscape, Villa Belvedere Como lake Relais is the right place to experience all the Lario’ life style! Relax, culture, sports, fine food and Italian wines, glamour and Dolce Vita. The...

In a simple and family atmosphere, the guest will be satisfied in every need, for a enjoyable stay and meal. Hotel Argegno has 14 rooms, 8 of them have balconies overlooking the lake....

La Griglia Restaurant is a full experience. The background music and the stunning view is complemented by the texture, aroma and, most of all, taste. The hotel is located at 1,500 meters from the historic center of Argegno and from the beach and...

CastaDiva Resort & Spa is a five-star luxury resort located on the east side of Lake Como, in the lovely village of Blevio, only 5 km from Como and 65 km from Milano Malpensa International Airport.The Resort consists of seven villas for a total...

From the terrace with veranda and from the rooms guests will enjoy breathtaking views over the lake and the Alps of Piedmont. The restaurant’s menu offers a choice of dishes and genuine revisited some of them and a good selection of local wines. All...

Ever wonder where that stunning backdrop to Daniel Craig's R&R was? The 18th century Villa Balbianello hosted Mr Craig and his Hollywood crew. The mansion sits on a spit of land jutting into the deep green waters of the Lake whose shores are...

It is one of the most famous villas of the lake, set apart and sad, with a mysterious and disquieting aspect. It seems that upon the building heap an inscrutable aura, quite as the ghosts that disturbed its first owner, the count Giovanni Anguissola...

Located directly on the Lake Como Waterfront in the village of Pognana Lario, minutes from historic Como Centro and famous Bellagio. Our exclusive little resort and private luxury vacation villa rentals, offer guests a magical memorable experience....

What we love at Villa Làrio, is to create tailor made moments for you, whether it is a diner on the pontoon, a cocktail by the swimming pool, or a Grappa tasting on our historical Tulio Abbate speed-boat. Facilities include rooms with uncompromising...

Residence Comacina is an elegant and modern accomodation, consisting of four spacious apartments located in Ossuccio, one of the best known and suggestive resorts of Lake Como. The Residence is open all the year round, provided with all kinds of...

Casa Brenna Tosatto is in Campo di Lenno, situated on the western branch of the Lake Como, an area which offers wonderful natural landscapes and rare examples of architectural and artistic history. Casa Brenna Tosatto is a liberty dwelling house of...

Elegant and fully furnished flats to rent in a recently built complex with a spectacular view on the Isola Comacina and on Lake of Como....

Residence Lenno is a modern building, covered with wood and stone, surrounded by green mountains; it includes 9 apartments, completely autonomous and fully equipped. It is located in Lenno, at the heart of Lake Como, very close to the center of the...

TORNOALAGO holiday flats, studios and villas are located in Torno in the heart of a truly romantic spot on Lake Como, the pearl of Italian lakes. Enchanting setting and heartwarming hospitality fine balance between traditional and modern comfort,...

Welcome and enjoy your Holidays on Lake Como, Italy at Residence Celeste! Discover and compare our holiday rental apartments on Lake Como (with outdoor pool, sauna 6 SPA, garden and a great lake view, ideal for families, couples, friends or small...

Since 1995, right in the church square, is the Restaurant/The Cottage "ANTICA MOLINA ", which takes its name from the village which hosts it Molina is one of the four hamlets of Faggeto Lario located on the eastern shore of Como Lake on the...

Dizzasco residential complex is 5 minutes from Argegno. Ideal for those who want to do excursions, hiking and those who want to enjoy the lake in all its aspects: mountains, beaches, water sports, culture. Convenient location for those who work or...

The old residence "I Ronchi di Bellagio" lies on a hill in front of the Como lake, not far from the center of Bellagio. All around there is a wounderful park. It was built in 1880 in a rural context. Later on an important industrial family of Milan,...

La Cava is located in Pognana Lario, 11 km from Como, on the road to Bellagio, in a very quiet and sunny site. The private area of 20.000 sq.m. was originally a stone quarry, and it was transformed into an oasis of luxuriant Mediterranean vegetation...

Villa Lucertola is steeped in a rich and romantic history - from Victorian touring parties through to the present day. This history has, for the most part, been lovingly passed down by each successive owner to the present, so that we now have an...

Villa Leoni is a monument of great artistic and architectural value located in a natural landscape above the town of Ossuccio. It is ideal for events, photo shoots and film settings. Villa Leoni can be rented out for private accommodation as well as...

Bed and breakfast in a location in the green with a lake view in quiet area but only 10 minutes from the center of Como. Bed and breakfast situation in green location with overlooking the lake, in a quiet area only 10 minutes from the center of...

A bed and breakfast on Lake Como attention to detail, impeccable service; a comfortable setting to enrich your stay. The rooms are large, elegantly furnished and equipped with many comforts and most of them with lake view, some with balcony other...

A small bed and breakfast 5 minutes from Bellagio; consists of 2 double rooms with private bathroom, four-poster bed, international TV channels. A regular meetings place for locals at the end of the day to chat while they had having a good glass of...

Only 200 metres from Lake Como, B&B Ca' Spiga is a 2-minute drive from Laglio town centre. Cetti Carlo was born in 1877 in Laglio, on the romantic side of lake Como. The eldest of seven orphaned sons, he moved to Milan to find a job and keep his...

This privileged position makes Villa le Ortensie the most relaxing and quiet place where to stay during your tour around Italian lakes. Thanks to its proximity to the cities of Como and Bellagio, our romantic bed and breakfast is the ideal starting...

We offer you a stay in nature on the hills between Como and Bellagio; you can taste the small berries that we cultivate organically. "Il Tivano" bed & breakfast has just opened. We are waiting for you in the rooms of our home in Zelbio, very...

Our brand new Bed and Breakfast “La Tana" is a little family-run B&B, it is just 20 metres from the lakefront and it will make you feel like at home. It is excellently located in the city centre, just one minute walk from the beaches, hiking...

The B & B Da Emma is elegant and welcoming. Ideal for those wishing to spend a pleasant stay in total relaxation and in contact with nature....

The family-run "Tornoallariva" B & B is the ideal destination for both a romantic and / or relaxing weekend away from the stress of the city for a holiday in discovery of the rich natural and cultural beauties of our territory. Our Bed and...

THE BED & BREAKFAST 3 CATS, in Moltrasio, is a friendly house with a lovely garden that overlooks a beautiful view of Lake Como....

The Bed and Breakfast "La maison de Anita" is located near the main Queen Moltrasio, convenient for reaching both the countries of Upper Lake, is the city of Como, and the border with Switzerland. The area, which is served by public transport,...

B&B “Il Mass Grass" is in the ancient center of Nesso, a village half way between Como and Bellagio. The home is simple, cosy and charming with a wide dining room and kitchen. Every bedroom is furnished in a different style.Each room has its own...

Our bed & breakfast is located in Magreglio, few minutes away from Bellagio, the most famous town of Como Lake. We take care of our guests giving to them comfortable rooms with a beautiful view on our mountains and a rich breakfast every...

We are in Magreglio in the province of Como. The“Ghisallo" is part of Magreglio at 744 meters on the level sea (Lake Como area). Details: private bathroom in every room, autonomous entrance at any time, autonomous heating in every room, private...

Our B&B is located on the east coast of Lake Como, some 7 km from Bellagio and 22 km from the centre of Como. Situated in the quite village of Lezzeno, the B&B consists of a rural building surrounded by a large garden and includes a swimming...

B&B SOSTA SUL LAGO is located in Lezzeno, it faces the splendid panorama of Lake Como, a few kilometers from Bellagio.The ideal place to spend a peaceful holiday having all the comforts, while the more dynamic have the opportunity to practice...

In a peaceful setting in one of the most beautiful parts of Italy, just minutes from the world-famous resort of Bellagio, is located in the nearby Lezzeno, Bed and Breakfast " Nest on the lake." This architectural complex, dating from the beginning...

House Yanantin B & B you can stay in the medieval village of Lasnigo in the heart of the triangle Lariano, near Bellagio, you can participate in internships or relax in a wonderful and peaceful place, get a shiatsu massage, hiking in the woods...

The B & B AF SAN GIORGIO is located in the center of Laglio, in a house built in the eighteenth century it was the site of the old oven of the village built at the end of '800 and remained in use until about fifty years ago. The property has...

Located in an ancient and picturesque neighborhood, about seven miles from the township of Como. Opened in 2004, Villa Albonico is one of the first B&B on Lake Como, where the traditional definition of BB is fully respected: here the pleasure of...

Our home is your home!....pleased to host you in our B&B: lake, mountains, great food and lots of gentleness are here to be discovered! Palanzo is an ancient small village, fraction of Faggeto Lario at 600 msl, happily exposed to the sun. The...

The bed and breakfast Aquarelle is located in the village of Palanzo in the municipality of Faggeto Lario, halfway between Como and Bellagio. The country is located in front of the lake at an altitude of about 600 meters, in panoramic position. The...

The house is 400 meters from the train station Como Nord Camerlata (Malpensa Express stop) and 500 meters from the square of the bus stop. Just outside the old town, but very well-served. Esselunga, post office, bank, pub, bar and launderette just...

It is 40 km from both Milan and Lugano (Switzerland) and is the only B&B in the area with private direct access to the water, having a lakeside garden and a large terrace, ideal for sunbathing and relaxing. Its teak floating dock is perfect for...

The Bed and Breakfast «A Casa di Camilla» overlooking the romantic shores of Lake Como, is located 8 km from Como, between the new and the old " Regina" state road. In close proximity to Switzerland, Como, Menaggio, Valtellina and Val d'Intelvi....

Blevio is 5 km from Como towards Bellagio. Apartment has a beautiful view of the lake, bright, 1 to 4 persons, furnished and equipped, with the opportunity to use the kitchen. Bathroom, internet, free parking doorstep. Beach free at Belvedere, a few...

In the celtic village of Brienno we are happy to welcome you to our 18th century house, renewed but maintaing its ancient atmosphere thanks to the use of terracotta and wood which revive the originality of the house. From the windows and the terrace...

We are a family that decided to leave the chaos and the city frenzy, to begin a new adventure full of beaty and nature. We are in love and in feeling with the “Triangolo Lariano" and the Como Lake, we are expert climbers and trekkers and here, we...

Bed and breakfast with typical local cuisine of lake fish. The Restaurant has a typical Loraine, with a choice of menu of meat or fish from the lake. The apartments are located in the center of Lake Como, in Ossuccio. It is well-known for the...

Surrounded by Lake Como green mountains, a few steps from famous Madonna dei Ceppi sanctuary, our agritourism enjoys an exclusive lake view which permits to admire marvellous panoramic view looking directly to Comacina island and Balbianello edge....

Our farm, located in the Green Valley Intelvi and realized in the context of the farm family Gilardoni, they are immersed in the greenhouses of our nursery....

Nestled in beautiful mountains and enchanted valleys, La Zoca di Strii (The Witch’s Peak), is an agriturismo in the middle of Valle d’Intelvi, in the town of Schignano, with an unforgettable view of Lake Como, Comacina Island and Balbianello...

The Farm is part of a vast area of land in Monte Carate Urio situated at an altitude 1,350 m and falls into a urban agricultur area where there are agro-forestry-pastoral activities. The Farm has 4 bedrooms furnished with double bed and a bunk bed,...

Al-Marnich is an accommodation (agritourism) in Lombardy (Farm House lake Como - Italy) near Como City (Schignano). This is where you will taste authentic dishes and food specialties of Lombardy. The property is surrounded by lush greenery, with a...

The camping covers a wide green area that faces the lake and it is surrounded by that “arm of lake Como", as Manzoni wrote at the beginning of his masterpiece. Twnty-six tent spaces are situated at the limits of the property, in a more isolated...

The Tower is located on a rocky outcrop above the village of Spurano and it was an ancient watchtower, which probably dates back to the 12th century. The fortified structure, included in the difensive system of the Comacina Island, was probably...

An ancient palace of the seventeenth century. It belonged to one of the most influential families of Lake Como, the Brentano, who later moved to Milan and then to Germany. It is currently used in part as a city hall where the renown painter Giulio...

Originally a signalling tower, that later became a fortress as documented 1158. There is no information about the proceeding centuries until 1454 when the area fell into the hands of the Republic of Venice and the Adda River became the natural...

The Castle lies on a peninsula jutting out into Lake Como close to Riva Bianca and its namesake beach. Built in the Romanesque period, the fortress was at the focus of several historical events, like the battle between Milan and Como in 1124. It was...

Also called Tower of Barbarossa, stands high over Mandello dating from the twelfth century. The tower has been rebuilt over the years, but retains interesting architectural features like the arched portal, the remains of painted trophies and a...

Volunteers of the Cultural Center Library Bellagio deal with loaning library books and organize various cultural events....

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...

Gate Tower is an imposing fortress, 40 meters high, built in 1192, on the initiative of the mayor Hubert de 'Olevano, to defend the entrance to the city of Como. In the fourteenth century the great tower was flanked by two other pentagonal towers,...

In the medieval center of Villincino, was a fortified town built in the late tenth century. The village was owned by the wealthy family Carpani. The town was destroyed in 1278. The small and picturesque district is accessed by going through a tower,...

The Broletto or "Town Hall" is the most important medieval secular building in Como. The building rises immediately northwest of the Cathedral; representing an almost unique example of the close connection between spiritual and temporal power in a...

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 typical castle-enclosure, which...

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...

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...

A must see--one of the most beautiful castles on the lake. It is a walled enclusure, developed around a squared tower with restored battlements and a real drawbridge. Additional attractions feature live falconry shows, an exhibition dedicated to the...

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...

Baradello Castle is situated on hill dominating the valley like a stone sentinel watching over the town of Como and Spina Verde Park. The top of the tower provides 360 degree views of the city, the Alps and Po Valley. The fortification was used...

Placed on a hill overlooking the town, the castle was built in late Middle Ages to block the way to Valvarrone and it still remains a well-preserved tower, surrounded by ruins of ancient houses. The first proofs date back to 1039, when it suffered a...

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