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Lake Como, one of the main tourist hotspots on the Italian peninsula, has a wide variety of artistic and cultural gems to explore.

Main attractions

Lake Como has been a choice retreat for wealthy people and aristocrats since well before modern times—from historic buildings and basilicas to gardens and museums, this destination offers visitors many artistic and cultural gems. Admire the impressive collection of historic bikes at the Moto Guzzi Museum, explore the historic Villa del Balbianello—the old home of a famous explorer who led the first Italian expedition to Mount Everest—and its elaborate gardens, or walk through what is considered to be one of the last Gothic cathedrals ever built in Italy—the Duomo di Como. Piazza Cavour will be the ideal destination for shopping lovers. The traditional Italian square in Como offers various shops, restaurants, bars and even a fresh food market on certain days of the week with a stunning view over the lake and mountains.

Getting there

Lake Como is accessible to visitors from all over the world. Milan Malpensa airport is perhaps the closest airport, as it is roughly 25 miles from the town of Como. The airport is serviced by airlines such as Delta, British Airways, KLM, Scandinavian and many more making exploring Lake Como straight forward. After arriving at Milan Malpensa, visitors will be able to reach the Lake District by taking the train, bus or renting a car.

Where to stay

Exceptional views and elegant rooms with balconies make Filario Style Hotel an ideal destination for holidaygoers wanting to stay in Lake Como. The luxury residences, decorated impeccably, offer stunning views of the Comacina Island, Villa del Balbianello and Tremezzo. For more information, visit filario.it 

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