Lake Como

A well-heeled lake escape in Italy's Lombardy

The shadow of the Alpine foothills has proven a decadent escape for decades. From James Bond to George Clooney, the lush hills and scenic shorelines have proven a magnet for the classy and cool. Explore the renaissance villages and towns of Bellagio, Menaggio, Lugano and Como, then lose yourself in the snow capped peaks that overlook this serene escape.

Luxury Holidays to Lake Como

Follow the footsteps of George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Sting, Woody Allen, Richard Brandon, you name it. Lake Como holidays attract the rich and famous for a reason: picture pristine waters lapping against classical towns and villages, or lush green forests carpeting the lands all the way up to the dramatic mountains that encircle the region. Throw in luxury spa-resorts, boat rentals and funicolare day-trips, and you have a land that simply emanates luxury and natural beauty.

Things to do on your Lake Como Holiday

Boat rides, surf schools and yacht charters: Lake Como is a haven for watersport lovers, but there’s a plethora of other things to do too. From spotting local wildlife to hiking fairytale mountains, there’s nature abound in Lake Como. But if you want something more easy-going, go up the funicolare, a hillside trolley that takes you to spectacular views of the region. Thanks to the abundance of spa breaks, after a day of exploring and sightseeing, you can revitalise your senses and pamper your soul in a truly scenic location.

Great Reasons to Holiday in Lake Como

  • Holiday to a place that’s captivated visitors for over a century. 
  • Fantastic water sport opportunities from boat rentals to kite surfing schools. 
  • Climb a mountain and conquer the outstanding scenery that surrounds you. 
  • Walk in the footsteps of Mark Twain, George Clooney and James Bond. 
  • Sample gelato, some of the best you’ll taste in the world.

Interesting Facts About Lake Como

  • Lake Como is Italy’s third largest lake, and with a depth of up to 425m, it’s one of the deepest lakes in Europe.
  • There’s over a 100 miles of shoreline to explore. 
  • It’s largest town, and capital, is Como with a population of 84,000. 
  • Majority of the region is over 200m above sea level.

Lake Como Weather

Lake Como has a mild, Mediterranean climate, and you’ll see sub-tropical plants growing throughout the year. Winter hours gets a little chilly, but temperatures don’t often dip below freezing during January. Summer sees sees a pleasant average of 23C. The lake itself will be consistently chillier than the weather implies, so bear this in mind if you plan to go bathing.

Lake Como Holidays 2021 / 2022

Book a Lake Como holiday with Kenwood Travel online today, and discover the best places to stay in Lake Como, whether you’re after an upscale getaway, a scenic escape or you simply want to experience an Italian culture of class. We offer a huge range of Lake Como holidays hand-tailored to you. ABTA and ATOL protected, Kenwood Travel been leaders in the UK travel industry since 1977, so let us build you a Lake Como holiday of a lifetime.

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