hikes-and-walks near ‪Ristorante-Albergo Bella Vista‬

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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...

The central part of the villa dates back to 1500, and during the centuries, the structure was enlarged while maintaining its charm and elegance. A majestic magnolia over 150 years old, stands in front of the main stone staircase. There are also two...

Villa Monastero was a roman site, then a convent of the SS. Faustino e Giovita nuns’ order, and finally the residence of the Cardinal Earl Angelo Maria Durini and of his nephew Giacomo Durini. For centuries, laying between the water and the hills of...

In a privileged position overlooking the superb scenery of Brianza, stands the Rizzoli Villa Magni, built at the beginning of 1900. Its picturesque location and environment and architectural grandeur makes it, one of the most representative noble...

Castle Pomerio, of ancient origin, is located in the countryside and in the quiet hills of Brianza near Grass and is easily accessible from both Milan and Como. Available for larger parties, celebrations and weddings....

Cristiano Ostinelli is an italian destination award winning wedding photographer, based in Lake Como Italy, the studio operates all over the world , Tuscany, Venice, Amalfi Coast. His shoots of exclusive weddings all over the world distinguish for a...

Elena Renzi provides the most demanding brides with continuous support, in order to let them enjoy every moment of the most beautiful day, by the choice of every detail before and after ‘yes’. A wedding on Lake Como turns into a dream event that you...

Our Lake Como wedding planner agency will assist you in finding the right location for your civil, catholic, non denominational or symbolic ceremony. And then, a romantic villa or a special venues for your wedding reception and party. Get married in...

Offers the perfect wedding destination: a dramatic setting, full of natural romantic charm. Legendary Lake Como, with it's phenomenal panorama, sunny climate, exquisite cuisine and fabulous wine, makes it one of the world's top luxury Wedding...

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If you are visiting Lake Como and need a hair stylist, consider Angy & Jacky Unisex Hairdressers. At their salon you can experience a friendly and affordable approach to women's, men's and kids' hairstyles. Show off your style with a new haircut...

Did you know that, in Europe, we've created something that did not exist before? We believe that for tourists, time is very precious. Veloce is the first in the world to offer sporting equipment rental with convenient pick-up and collection at our...

In Como, with our stylish bike center, we represent a prestigious address for all cyclists. We are dealers of the most prestigious brands such as Cannondale, Pinarello, Cinelli, Look, and we have established ourselves as one of the most equipped...

The apotheosis of the chic Italian bouitique. Opened as a shoe shop, the current owner Adriano Monti, diversified into clothing. Aimed at northern Italians for who investment in quality fashion is a given, the shop offers understated tailoring,...

Whether you are sport pro or just good amateurs, Taurus Sport is able to provide support with regard to the choice of technical equipment....

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Tessabit 78, is the most recent addition to the Tessabit family and specialises in menswear and design objects. From very hip labels to more classic and formal brands, its designers include Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, Moncler, Trickers, Borrelli and...

Moda Shop it's a fashion wear shop run by the same family for two generations in Bellagio. To have information on products or just to ask advice on what to wear for your next special occasion, write to us! Fashion wear for men, women, childrens...

Located in the historic center, a few steps from the church, you will find us with our 2 shops facing each other. As far as leather concerns, you can find brands such as Pquadro and DI BERARDINO for man, for woman GABS, TOSCA BLU CROMIA and much...

The apotheosis of the chic Italian bouitique. Opened as a shoe shop, the current owner Adriano Monti, diversified into clothing. Aimed at northern Italians for who investment in quality fashion is a given, the shop offers understated tailoring,...

Motivi is the fashion brand for women who love to be trendy everyday....

The key item for a sporty-chic spring! Discover them in all Calzedonia stores! Featuring products and inspirations about tights, hosiery and beachwear. The key item for a sporty-chic spring! Discover them in all Calzedonia stores! Featuring products...

Global brand featuring men’s and woman’s latest fashions. Global brand Guess has a presence in Como for men and women featuring the latest in fashion, clothing, bags and accessories....

A key player in the global leather goods and accessories market, featuring shoes, jewelery, bags, leather products and accessories. Founded in 1927 in Bologna by the Furlanetto family, Furla is an Italian company with a strong international...

Speacializing in underwear and sleepwear for men, women and kids. Everything from casual and practical to sleek and sexy....

Designing, developing and ethically producing form fitting products for women including lingerie, sport bras, breast care, swimwear, maternity/nursing needs and large cup size options....

Quelli della Pelle offers style and quality 100% made in Italy as a result of years of experience, expertise and love for our work. Our products of unique and original design are entirely designed and hand made in our artisan workshop in the heart...

Quelli della Pelle offers style and quality 100% made in Italy as a result of years of experience, expertise and love for our work. Our products of unique and original design are entirely designed and hand made in our artisan workshop in the heart...

Luisa Spagnoli, a global fashion house well known for their wide selection of clothing in a style that will look attractive and suit most sizes....

Ready-to-wear fashion brand for the full-figured women. Marina Rinaldi is a ready-to-wear women’s clothing brand of the Italian Max Mara Fashion Group. It offers today’s fashions for the full-figured woman. Since 1984, its collections have been...

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Well known name in shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Located in a fashionable street of shops, boutiques and cafés....

Fashionable women’s and men’s design boutique with specialty in cashmere....

Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world. Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Today Benetton is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in all the most important markets in the world with a network of over 6,000 stores....

Combining impeccable design with quality and a flawless fit, Intimissimi encapsulates femininity and glamour, with a vast collection of sensual lingerie!...

Discover Ceres Group Fashion: clothing for men and women, fashion accessories and footwear, attention to fashion trends and the best quality....

The shops Aldo Savorani are constantly moving, and right next to the most prestigious brands are flanked by new designers, always paying attention to the taste and quality of products, trying to satisfy our customers historical and the new one that...

Tess, is a store aimed at a younger female audience with more casual lines. Diffusion collections sit alongside premium jeans labels and emerging brands. Dsquared2, Dondup and Isabel Marant are some of the collections on offer. Set over two floors,...

Tessabit Plinio, with its minimal and airy interior, offers womens wear that ranges from the first lines of some of fashion's most famous names to the more vanguard creations of its avant-garde designers. These include Gucci, Balmain, Lanvin, Stella...

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Tessabit Uomo, is dedicated to a younger man with a taste for the cutting edge. Collections available at this store include Dondup, DSquared2 and 4ward. Spread over two floors, the store has a minimal, urban look....

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Set, is laid out over two floors and includes a very attractive ceiling fresco. The boutique is dedicated to accessories from some of fashion's most important names with many brands on offer, including Bottega Veneta, Stella Mccartney, Fendi,...

Set Uomo, is a small boutique that specialises in designer accessories for men. Labels available at Set Uomo include Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Givenchy, Fendi, Paul Smith and Dolce & Gabbana....

Emporio Armani, is Tessabit's franchised store for Giorgio Armani's famous second line. This historic store first opened its doors during the 1980s and it has been strong for both locals and tourists, being in such a central area right on the water...

Emporio Armani, is Tessabit's franchised store for Giorgio Armani's famous second line. This historic store first opened its doors during the 1980s and it has been strong for both locals and tourists, being in such a central area right on the water...

Shoe store carrying prestigious brands like Hogan, Church, Fratelli Rossetti, timberland, Clark's. Leather goods and accessories for women, men for customers attentive to new trends....

Today, Max Mara is a model and reference point for Italian and international prèt-a-porter; the passion and determination of the founder has been enthusiastically seized by the new generation, continuing the innovative traditions started 60 years...

The shops Aldo Savorani are constantly moving, and right next to the most prestigious brands are flanked by new designers, always paying attention to the taste and quality of products, trying to satisfy our customers historical and the new one that...

A small boutique, where a smile and courtesy will accompany you in choosing just the right item for your child. In the heart of the historical center of Como, rediscover the pleasure of buying from a small boutique, where a smile and courtesy will...

Women and men’s fashion boutique featuring apparel, leather, bags, scarves and accessories. Brands include: Campomaggi, Gianni Chiarini, Coccinelle, Emilio Pucci, 1 Classe Alviero Martini, Brics, Floresheim, MC2 Saint Bart, Borsalino, The Bridge,...

Specializing in children’s and baby clothing, toys, decorations and accessories....

Wine bar where you can taste a variety of wines by the glass. A large selection of bottled wine will satisfy every palette and budget....

Located in the heart of Como, near the Cathedral, in the old tower of Merchants. The new shop in Como is composed of various and wider departments: the gastronomy, the delicatessen, the cheese department, the winery, the bar and the...

For over sixty years, in the heart of the city of Como, there is the bread of Tina Beretta, a bakery every day churns delicacies to suit all tastes: bread, cakes, pizzas, desserts of all kinds. The staff is efficient and the environment, especially...

Wine store, delicatessen and restaurant in one location. Castiglionistore has a new restaurant room for having a dinner with typical and accurate expecialities in a soft and quiet ambientation. IN addition, Castiglioni has a lot of space for his...

The bakery Braglia is an institution in the city and the new management fits perfectly in keeping with a tradition that began fifty years ago. Dozens of varieties of ravioli that satisfy all tastes! From the most traditional to the most special...

Deborah & Joost wish you a warm welcome at Cantina Follie. Our wine-bar/shop is situated in the cellar of an old house in the old town centre of Tremezzo. At Cantina Follie you can enjoy a nice drink (including soft) either in the cellar or with...

Wine bar available for tastings of Italian and French wines. Great selection to purchase and take away. Available for themed events as well as private parties....

Specialty food shop featuring local delicacies, wine and food gift ideas. Now you can have a meal at the newly opened restaurant as well....

Welcome to the Olivetum website - the home of Italy's finest foods. Wonderful traditionally-made specialities from the Alps to the southernmost Sicilian Island! As we send goods all over the world and the cost of shipping varies from country to...

At the start of Salita Genazzini there is an 18th Century cellar which has been completely restored. There is to be found a selection more of 300 labels of local and national wines which can be tasted together with selection of fishes of the lake,...

Located on more famous locations in BELLAGIO, Enoteca Principessa is perfect for all people who love wine. It’s the right shop where you can find all kind of labels that you want! You can try wine by a modern system (enomatic), buy one or more...

15 minutes to Lake Como going up from Menaggio, the Grotte di Rescia are a series of caves unified to a single complex at the beginning of the 20th century, wind along a tourist route of about 500 mt on the mountain slopes, on the eastern shore of...

“Path of Expression”, which was inaugurated in 2014, goes through the Regional Forest Valle Intel and it is an interesting trail to visit where visitors can encounter along this magical trail between art and nature, many wooden sculptures and carved...

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 on the last 3 km which are...

A hike that starts not far from Como with spectacular views of Lake Como and the Italian and Swiss Alps, Monte Colmegnone (m 1.383) is also known as Poncione di Laglio. The altitude gain of the hike is about 1000 meters. You can reach it from either...

The Gazzirola (also known as Garzirola) 2112 metres, is a mountain of the Lugano Prealps on the Swiss-Italian border. It is a moderately difficult hike in Val Cavargna near Lake Como. This hike rewards you with sweeping panorama over Lake Como (you...

Located on the northern slope of Monti Valletto (m. 2370) and Ponteranica (m. 2378). The construction of the dam, which occurred in the early years after World War II, expanded the lake’s capacity. Part of a popular hike to enjoy the beautiful views...

This waterfall originates from a cave at the bottom of the Palio Costa, near Morterone in Val Taleggio. There is also a popular pool deep enough for those who wish to brave a jump. The Enna can be visited along a spectacular gorge about 3 km long,...

The ice cave of Moncodeno is the most famous cave with glacial deposits in the Lombardia Region (even described by Leonardo Da Vinci). It is the symbol of the whole plateau of Moncodeno with its 1,190 m depth, it is one of the deepest caves in Italy...

Spectacular views of Lake Como reward your hike to Pilone and Sasso San Martino, the mountain that is directly above the town of Griante. This is an easy to moderate hike. It takes about 1.5 to 2.5 hours to walk to Pilone, and another 45 minutes to...

This cave is located above Tremezzo lasting a little less than half a day and is one of the easiest ones to undertake. The entrance of the cave is reached after 50 minutes of walking while the entire cave (400 meters) takes about 2 hours to...

Jurassic cave located just north of Erba. The entrance is enormous frequently compared to Milan’s Cathedral at about 45 meters in height, 38 wide and over 400 in length. Use of the cave dates back to Paleolithic times as evidenced by flints and...

The Kilometer of Knowledge (Chilometro della Conoscenza) is a path on the western shore of Lake Como - a kilometer long - that starts from Villa Olmo, crosses a bridge through the municipality of Serre, Villa del Grumello, and ends at Villa Sucota....

Located above the village of Cernobbio, it is the starting point of the famous route known as “Via dei Monti Lariani", a hiking and cycling trail of 125 km on the mountains of the western shore of Lake Como. Many of the villages connected by the...

The white church of San Calimero with its characteristic sloping roof red, is very well known in Northern Grigna. It stands clearly visible looking at the mountains above Pasturo and offers a spectacular view, overlooking the Valsassina, Zuccone...

The valley opens up to display a wide, green landscape that is pristine and wild. You can reach the Sanctuary of Madonna della Neve, symbol of the valley, and a rifugio of the same name where the view opens to the mountain Pizzo dei Tre Signori. It...

The walk of lovers is a short pedestrian path cantilevered over water in Varenna. It affords romantic views of Lake Como, the mountains, and the small village with its colourful houses perched at the foot of the cliff which is crowned at the top by...

One of the most interesting areas in Lombardy from a geological, geomorphological, and paleonthological point of view. Highlights include: Limestone pavement (karstic phenomenon); stratified rocks and caves; "Acqua del Fò", a monumental a...

The Prim’Alpe Visitor’s Centre is the starting point for this interesting trail near Canzo. The hike is easy, even for young aged children. During your trek you will meet elves, gnomes, the drunken donkey and other many interesting figures, together...

An extraordinary natural sight the Troggia waterfall in Introbio Valsassina mentioned by Leonardo da Vinci in his Codex Atlanticus. The Troggia creek comes from Lake Sasso at the foot of Pizzo of Tre Signori and goes on along the Biandino valley...

Sighignola is a mountain of the Como Prealps, located on the border between the Italian region of Lombardy and the Swiss canton of Ticino. A panoramic terrace just below the summit, and directly on the Italian side of the border, provides a...

Crocione in Italian means large cross, and that is what adorns the top of Monte Crocione, a 1641 metre peak directly above the town of Griante. From here you will experience breathtaking views of Lake Como, and the Swiss and Italian Alps....

A gentle hike to the small chapel of San Domenico (800m) which rewards you with a spectacular view of Lake Como and the surrounding mountains....

A prominent natural arch located in Formazione di Esino is a unique opening on the side of a mountain. It is a relic of a previous large karst system in the area that is evidenced by several cavities. The present morphology is due to collapse or...

Monti di Nava (850m), also referred to simply as Nava, is an area of alpine pastures in the mountains above Griante and at the foot of Monte Crocione. It was traditionally used for grazing animals such as cows and goats during the summer months, and...

Inside Como’s walled city are many pedestrian friendly squares. Explore Piazza Fedele’s cafes or restaurants in an ambiance that is a bit more quiet than the Piazza Duomo....

Hike that follows the course of a river, including potholes, waterfalls and waterholes of rare beauty. Forcing the hiker to numerous fords that, like it or not, they will often cool off your feet, especially during periods when the water flow is...

The San Tomaso Park occupies the lower foothills of the ridge of Corno Birone (1,116 m), Mount Rai (1,250 m), Mount Prà Santo (1,245 m) and the Colma di Val Ravella (939 m). The park offers a beautiful landscape from just a short distance from the...

Il Rogolone is one of the biggest oak trees in Europe. It stands in a clearing in the woods near Velzo. The tree is almost 300 years old is 25 m high and its trunk has a circumference of 790 cm. Il Rogolone can be reached over an easy path either...

The waterfall Cenghen (or Waterfall Valley Monastery) is located at an altitude of about 600 meters above sea level. This waterfall is crossed by the waters of the stream Zerbo and, with a height of about 50 meters. The waterfall is easily reached...

Although it is not the highest mountain in the Lake Como area, the Grigna (pronounced "greenya") is by far the most prominent. For those of you that will be visiting the western shore of Lake Como, especially in the mid lake region, this is the...

One of the most walked and photographed passageways in the heart of Bellagio that is home to fashionable boutiques, restaurants and a variety of shops. This is just one of the many narrow streets that can be explored affording riveting views of the...

Monte Legnone is the highest peak in the immediate Lake Como area. The view from the top is definitely unforgettable. Monte Legnone is 2,610 metres high making it the highest peak in the Lake Como area. It is located at the north end of the lake,...

A spectacular balcony over Lake Como, this hike will reward you with some of the most breath taking views of the lake. Monte Bregagno can be reached by first going to the town of Breglia by car or by bus. From there you can hike to Rifugio Menaggio,...

The Gorge, created by the river Pioverna, is a natural canyon where giant bowls and incredible caves have been carved out by the water over the centuries. A concrete footbridge allows visitors to admire this beauty from an extremely unique location....

The Greenway" is a leisurely and pleasant walk between Colonno and Cadenabbia following traces of the Antica Strada Regina, the antique connection road was built by the Romans. This 10 km long itinerary leads through ancient villages with wonderful...

The “Sentiero del Viandante" is an interesting route dating back to the Roman period, which runs along the eastern coast of Lake Como, from Abbadia Lariana to Piantedo, for 45 km. Fitted out in 1989, this walking path offers those who walk along it...

Situated above the town of Menaggio; from Rifugio Menaggio you can reach the top of Monte Grona (1736 m) from where one can admire one of the best views of the Pre-Alps; if the day is clear enough, many peaks of the Alps from Monviso to Bernina....

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