Shaped like an upside down Y the lake is fringed by many beautiful towns that run down the mountain side to the lake's shore. Travel is best undertaken by ferry boats which circuit the lake several times a day.
Around the lake are numerous opulent villas that were built by wealthy Italian merchants over the last 300 years as summer escapes from the heat of the cities and plains. Now, while some remain privately owned, many have been converted into exquisite hotels or fascinating museums for visitors to enjoy.
At http://www.lakecomo.org.uk you can learn about all this and more as you plan the perfect holiday to the Como region
# # #
About Lake Como.org.uk: