Como lake, in Lombardy, is a luxury tourist area famous for its spectacular landscape at the foot of the Prealps. The shape of the basin resembles an inverted "Y", with three thin branches that converge at Bellagio. At the bottom of the south-western one is Como, known for its examples of Renaissance architecture and for a funicular that goes up to the mountain resort of Brunate. Ossuccio, Cernobbio, Tremezzo, Lecco, Onno, Bellagio, Comacina Island, Argegno, Varenna, Bellano and Colico are surely all places to be visited in a long tour around it. Using public transport to move from a spot to another, will help this lake area to be environmentally sustainable. The historical-cultural face of Lake Como is flanked by sports and outdoor activities, making it a destination of excellence for lovers of active holidays. In summer, water sports fans can practice sailing, rowing, windsurfing, motor boating, water skiing, canoeing and kite-surfing. Thanks to air sports such as hang gliding, paragliding and gliding you can enjoy a privileged point of view on the splendid views of the lake. Mountain lovers can try rock climbing, trekking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Golf also has a place of honor with 7 internationally renowned courses surrounded by greenery.
Posted by Alessandro Castelnuovo
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