Popular Lettings in Como
Highlights in Como
- Family beaches
- Boat tours
- Lakes cycle route
- Funicular railway
Most popular in Como
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals in Como
If you are looking for a holiday letting in Como you can find interesting solutions, such as rentals with terrace or garden where you can see the lake and appreciate the charm. Alternatively, there are holiday rentals located right in the historiccentre, allowing you to fully experience the liveliness and beauty. They have different sizes and are adapted to the different living needs of guests.
Your holiday letting in Como can have special features, but of all will ensure you the quiet, but still being well served by means and exercises. Better still if it has a private parking lot and if it is not too far from the place of departure of the ferries. Fortunately for you there are many possibilities to find holiday rentals in Como with these features and, probably, even with some more. Just to mention one of the many possible, the proximity of the funicular that leads to Brunate. For more people are also available villas, spacious and prestigious, ideal for a holiday for aristocrats.
Holidays in Como
Location and orientation
The Lombard capital of the province, Como has a fundamental role as a city that is part of the Lombard area of lakes. Located in the extreme south of the lake of the same name, also known as Lario, it attracts international tourism and has always been famous for its silk industry. Renting a holiday letting in Como, in the central area, means being able to enjoy everything that the heart of the city reserves and, at the same time, being able to live on the lakeside. From here, among other things, there are many boats that leave for daily tours to reach the most characteristic towns along the banks of this stretch of water.
If your holiday letting in Como overlooks the lake, it may have windows behind it that open onto a mountain landscape. The city, in fact, is located in a basin on the slopes of the Alps. The city centre, of considerable artistic interest and great charm, is formed by a historical nucleus which, still today, maintains the aspect of the Roman castrum intact. The watchtowers and the walls date back to the Middle Ages. The natural scenery that frames the city is as valuable as the historical one.
Travellers and related activities
If you have decided to spend your holidays on the lake with your family, your holiday letting in Como allows you to fully experience the city and its many possibilities for fun. The different beaches and shores on the Como coast of the lake combine a landscape of sweet tones and wild, with coasts that can make children happy. At the Lido near Villa Olmo, for example, children can also take part in a swimming school while their mothers can devote themselves to a healthy water aerobics course.
The many boats of the Lakes Navigation Authority give the opportunity to visit the lake from the point of view of the lake itself. The experience is really exciting and, even in this case, will manage to capture the interest of children and young people. the fleet, among other things, also has inside vintage boats, capable of giving even more flavor to the trip. If you like to use the boat as a means of transport do not miss this opportunity to have a different perspective of the lake, its villages and the beautiful patrician villas that stand on its shores.
The Lakes cycle route crosses one of the most spectacular scenarios in Northern Italy. It extends for 160 km, also touching Lake Como and connecting it with Lake Maggiore and with lakes of fame and smaller size. The route runs entirely on cycle paths or secondary roads with little traffic and that allow you to ride in peace without taking risks.
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In Como, the appointment with the Music Festival is annual. The event, which is attended by internationally renowned musicians and composers, is particularly awaited, also because it touches all forms of music: the notes of symphonic, lyrical, light and electronic music start from the Arena of Villa Olmo and reach cloisters, streets, gardens and every part of the city. All holiday rentals in Como, for a few days a year, can experience this magic.
The Como funicular, inaugurated in 1894, is still today an exceptional means of transport to reach the village of Brunate, which dominates from above Como. The funicular ride gives you a panoramic view of the lake and the natural scenery that surrounds it. Brunate, in turn, is rich in greenery and beautiful villas and walking through its streets is a real pleasure.
A walk that seems to have been made especially to enjoy its coolness and to get to know small churches and villas full of charm.