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Why Visit Como, Italy

Located in Italy's Lombardy, the romantic city of Como is deservingly the most popular destination in Italy sincerely treasured by nature-lovers who look for an ideal opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of the large cities.

Without a doubt, any Como sightseeing itinerary won't be complete without visiting its heart, the Old Town. While exploring the narrow streets of the historic center, pop in the 12th century Duomo, which represents an organic mix of Gothic and Renaissance architectural styles. Other Como attractions worth checking out are the Piazza Victoria, Porta Torre, ancient Basilica of Sant'Abbondio, and Villa Olmo, a magnificent neoclassical residence that was constructed in the 1780s.

Did you know that this lovely town is situated on the shores of one of the deepest lakes in the entire Europe? Shockingly, the maximum depth of Lake Como is 410 meters (1345 feet)! Surrounded by the majestic Alps, picturesque Victorian gardens, and charming resort villages, Lake Como provides numerous postcard-like sceneries enchanting every traveler like no other place in Italy. So make sure to have your cameras charged to capture its incomparable beauty!

To saturate your Como trip even more and discover the town from another perspective, we recommend taking a ride on the local funicular railway which links the city with the alluring village of Brunate since the end of the 19th century and offers some awe-inspiring views of the monumental mountains and the sparkling lake.

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