Lake Como is the most glamorous of Italy’s lakes
Since the Romans time Lake Como is a desired and charming destination.
Countless travelers, artists and writers from all over the world visited its steep shores, aristocratic palaces enveloped by magnificent parks and gardens, spectacular views and the ring of mountains surrounding it.
A one-hour drive north of Milan, Lake Como is the most glamorous of Italy’s lakes, hemmed in by the snow-capped Alps with picture-perfect villages on the water. Milanesi pop here for the day for a breath of fresh air and to soak up the fabulous vistas, while international visitors – the Clooneys, the Kennedys – have long been drawn by the grand lakefront hotels and the elegant mahogany Riva boats that zip along the lake’s deep blue waters.
Lake Como is a fascinating and bewitching corner