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Holiday Rentals around Lake ComoLake Como Villas & Apartments to Rent, Holiday Homes

Lake Como in Lombardia, Northern Italy has been attracting the rich and famous since Roman times. A fantastic destination for a lakes & mountains holiday for relaxing and exploring this beautiful area.

Lake Como is the deepest lake in Europe and during the summer, is a mecca for those who enjoy water sports such as sailing and windsurfing. Or, simply chilling out at one of the many beaches.

With it's many villages and resorts dotted around the shores, there is plenty of variety in terms of where to stay.

Plus, there are the famous resorts of Bellagio and Menaggio which are bustling cosmopolitan towns. Cobbled streets lined with designer shops, cafes and restaurants are the norm.

Popular resorts
Pianello Lario Menaggio
Ossuccio Bellagio
Domaso Tremezzo
Plesio Pognana Lario


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Featured Lake Como villas & apartments



Lago di Como Villas & Apartments to rent

Lake Como accommodation, no matter which village you choose, is generally of a very high standard. There is a good mix of holiday rentals including superb spacious villas on the lake, apartments to rent and hotels many of which are family owned.

Offering a warm and very friendly stay, the various resorts and villages around the lake are generally excellent value and provide the ideal base for exploring this incredibly beautiful part of northern Italy.

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Featured Resorts


Things to see and do

Lake Como is full of historic villages, museums and gardens plus there are some superb excursions. Here are a few suggestions...

  • Villa Carlotta between Cadenabbia and Tremezzo is the most famous residence to visit. However, there are many more such as Serbelloni in Bellagio and Villa Cipressi in Varenna
  • Visit Isola Comacina - Lake Como’s only island - and see the ruins of the fortress and an old basilica
  • A very popular ferry tour takes in the resorts of Bellagio, Varenna, Menaggio and Cadenabbia
  • The Swiss town of Lugano is just an hours drive

Skiing possibilities in nearby resorts

If you are visiting Lake Como during the winter, you can always go skiing in one of the many nearby ski resorts such as...

Resort Distance Time
Bormio1332 hours
Livigno1412 hours 15 mins
Madesimo721 hour 40 mins
St Moritz971 hour 15 mins

Our view on Lake Como

It could be included as one of the natural wonders of the world - it is that beautiful! We think the resorts around Lake Como offer a wide variety of choice from the quaint and traditional to the lively and cosmopolitan. Spectacular scenery, great restaurants and plenty to see and do. In a nutshell, Lake Como is an ideal destination to visit any time of year....