Best of Lake Como Attractions & Luxury Tours, Italy
Leisurely Luxury Vacations
Lake Como has provided inspiration to such renowned artists as Shelley, Byron, Rossini, Stendhal and others, has given retrieve to royalty and diplomats over the centuries, and it even wooed actor George Clooney who bought a ritzy Italian villa overseeing the lake. For multitudes the world over, Lake Como has been a desirable getaway destination because of its incredible scenery and year round mild climate.
Enjoy fabulous forest covered mountains surrounding tranquil waters while you indulge in portions of the best Italian cuisine and wines. While visiting, purchase exotic hand-made crafts woven from the finest European silk produced in the area.
If you’re looking for adventure, delve into various water sports, like water skiing, wind surfing, sailing, canoeing and kayaking, which are played out on the lake, or trek through the scenic mountains and plush parks. If you keep your eyes open, you can admire some of the private luxury villas and gardens that lie tucked away along the coast.
Special Culinary Experiences
Salice Blu – A gem of a restaurant located in Bellagio where you can dine among vine covered terraces and eat plates that are more like culinary masterpieces than simple dishes. Try the traditional local cuisine accompanied by a bottle of fine Italian wine.
Il Caminetto – Not only does this wonderful restaurant provide great service, food and wines, but you can also attend a daylong cooking school where you will learn to master some of the secrets of Italian chefs.
Villa D´Este in Cerbobbio – The crème de la crème of luxury villas, Villa D´Este places you directly in the exclusive world of European aristocrats. Bask in the beauty of the hotel, or wander through the 25 acres of gorgeous gardens that surround the facility.
Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio – Nestled next to one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio offers incredible luxury and a nearby private park to take long, quiet walks through.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo Palace – Because it remains family owned and operated, this jewel of Lake Como provides its guests with pampered service amidst antique furnishings and pieces of fine art. The fabulous flowering botanical garden of Villa Carlotta offers lovely views and aromatic smells against the magnificent backdrop of Lake Como.
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