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Monuments
Monuments
Como attractions: local monuments When planning your perfect tour around monuments of Como, we offer a perfect path through unique installations, iconic memorials and must-see attractions. Quintessential monuments dedicated to famous inventor Alessandro Volta including Tempio Voltiano or Volta Temple and The Life Electric are definitely to explore along the way. Volta Temple is certainly a must-see on any first-time visitor’s list: besides collections dedicated to Volta, you catch an opportunity to admire breathtaking views of Lake Como from its gardens. One more attraction in Como offering panoramic views is Monumento ai Caduti or Monument to the Fallen: this 33-meter tower represents signature architectural style as well as one of the most splendid panoramas in Como. For those looking for more picturesque spots Como-Brunate cable car is a must. The list of fascinating monuments in Como features ancient palace Broletto where exhibitions are taking place, and Casa del Fascio designed by Terragni, perfect example of rationalist architecture.
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Cable car between Como and Brunate
Cable car between Como and Brunate
In 1894 the cable car that connects Como and Brunate was inaugurated and now is one of the most famous attractions in Como. Brunate became a famous holiday resort between the 19th and 20th century and then experienced a rapid tourist development thanks to its amazing panoramas, its healthy air and the possibility of going on excursions in the mountains. Nowadays the symbol of this golden age is represented by the eclectic villas designed following the Liberty style. The first panoramic point can be reached walking for a few minutes from the station of the cable car following the direction towards “Belvedere”. From this point you will enjoy a spectacular view of Como and its grid of streets, the lake, the surrounding plain and the Alps, especially the mountains near Monte Rosa. Brunate is also an excellent starting point for excursions ideal for the whole family. The first one that we suggest is a 40-minute excursion that leads to the famous Faro Voltiano, a symbolic lighthouse that was built in 1927 on the occasion of the centennial of the death of Alessandro Volta, from which you can enjoy one of the best views of this area. Another beautiful and easy excursion connects the village of Brunate to Monte Piatto. Don’t miss the opportunity to try the cable car experience and visit the little village of Brunate! Book now your holiday in our hotel near Lake Como!
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Hydroplane
Hydroplane
And finally, for those who want to see the lake from above, the seaplane is definitely a unique and exciting experience … Experience the pleasure of being in the cabin, watching the instrument panel, watching the plane travel, or the physical sensation of flying, speed, acceleration, movement in the three dimensions of space, or even watching the landscapes running fast under your eyes …… all this is possible at Como’s Aero Club. The Aero Club was founded on April 6, 1930 by Giuseppe Ghislanzoni, a pilot from Como who fell into the First World War. It has the widest variety of seaplane fleet of Europe and operates in a location and area of great interest; includes all types of modern seaplanes and some seaplanes of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The Aero Club Como flight school, named in the European field as I-RF / 025, is the oldest seaplane flying club in the world and is also home to the only seaplane flying school in Europe. Beyond its role as pilot trainer and center of scientific-technical and historical culture, it carries out a series of operations and services for the benefit of the community, particularly useful and therefore required in case of disasters or extreme hydrogeological events.
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Churches
Churches
Religious Treasures of Como: Duomo and other cathedrals. Home to many religious attractions, Como is an excellent place to explore local cultural heritage and get inspired by splendid cathedrals and churches if you’re fascinated by religious history of the lake. The famed Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta or Duomo of Como is considered to be the culmination of iconic architectural style and artistic heritage covering three centuries of construction works that perfectly blended different epochs and styles in unique design. Masterpiece of Comacini Masters constructed in 1013, Basilica of Sant’Abbondio is a must see in Como thanks to its unique structure and frescoes dedicated to the life of Christ. Basilica di San Fedele is famous for its bell tower, medieval loggia and portal dating from the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
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Museums
Museums
Among all the things that you can do and see around Lake Como, the rich concentration of museums stands out for its quality and includes the famous Silk Museum, the Archaeological Museum Paolo Giovio, the Historical Museum Giuseppe Garibaldi and the Art Gallery. The museums that have arisen around Lake Como and in the surrounding area are closely related to the millennial history and traditions of this territory. The Silk Museum, one of the most curious and funny museums for children, reproduces the tools that were used to produce this precious fabric in a very reliable way. It is an important cultural institution that tells visitors the entire production process of silk, from silkworms and coloured yarns to hand printing and fashion collections. In addition to machinery, the museum also preserves objects, documents and fabric samples dating back to the golden age of silk in Como. In Piazza Medaglie d’Oro there are the Archaeological Museum Giovio, dedicated to the history of the city, and the Historical Museum G. Garibaldi, dedicated to the Italian Unification and the history of the lake during the last three centuries. The Archaeological Museum Giovio is located in a beautiful sixteenth-century building and contains prehistorical and Roman collections related to the ancient history of Como, but also Egyptian and Greek artefacts, gems and coins. The Historical Museum is dedicated to Giuseppe Garibaldi in memory of its presence in the city in 1866, and for this reason the majority of the artefacts that are preserved here date back to the period of the Italian Unification such as weapons, paintings, uniforms, clothes, accessories and artisan products. In the Art Gallery, art lovers can admire many prestigious artworks dating back to the medieval period and the 20th century, including those of the Futurist artist Antonio Sant’Elia and the abstract works of Gruppo Como. Book now your holiday and visit the museums around Lake Como!
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Gastronomy
Gastronomy
One of the main attractions to discover around the lake is Como Cuisine or Cucina Comasca. You can take advantage of Park Hotel Como’s beneficial location and discover typical products of Como Lake in local restaurants blending unmatched gourmet experience, significant artistic works and rich natural heritage. Local flavors and aromas will perfectly underline rich touristic offer with exclusive menus of first and main courses, cheeses, cold cuts as well as desserts and liqueurs. Typical recipes of Como Lake are based on locally caught freshwater fish varieties like Perch, Agoni (well-known local Missoltini) or Bleaks. Local fish features almost all first and second courses, from risotto to perch (with butter and sage) to fries, from dried fish to grilled variations with green sauce. One of the most famous typical recipes of Como cuisine is Polenta. Whether it’s the classic Polenta Taragna made with cornmeal and buckwheat or the most delicious variations like Uncia or Toc. This specialty has been a symbol of Como food tradition for centuries, as well as a perfect accompaniment for meats, cheeses, fish and local products. Local products of Como are represented with inimitable cheeses. You can find this product during your stay in Park Hotel Como visiting nearby mountain villages. Stracchino is one of the best known varieties of cheese while dairy production certainly does not end here featuring soft and aged goat varieties to satisfy even the most sophisticated cheese lovers. Local gastronomic delights based on typical Como dishes are not complete without desserts. All sweet-tooth connoisseurs will get unmatched choice composed of classic Miascia Cake, Cutizza with a delicate sprinkling of sugar or a lighter Paradello including variety of typical peasant sweet specialties. Como desserts were created to be accompanied by an excellent local wines. Book your stay in Park Hotel Como to explore rich gastronomic offer along with cultural attractions and natural heritage of the Lake.
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The Lake
The Lake
Surrounded by unique attractions, Park Hotel Meublé is the perfect starting point near Lake Como for exploring the cultural and natural heritage around the city centre. We can provide you with numerous suggestions to help you plan your tour around Lake Como, including visits to iconic places, unique settings and must-see attractions. What makes Lake Como in Italy so special? The towns surrounding the lake are a delightful fusion of art, culture and nature, waiting to be explored. If you are fascinated by Italian culture, you are in for a real treat. Centuries-old villas, unique museums, inimitable architectural wonders, and splendid landscapes make Como a wonderful destination, both to live in and visit. Begin your journey with a leisurely stroll through Cernobbio, one of the main centres in this region renowned for its exclusive villas and parks, including Villa d’Este and Villa Erba, located along the shores of Lake Como. Then, as you proceed towards Lenno, you can enjoy the local nature and admire picturesque views by traversing age-old paths and ancient mule tracks. Comacina Island is a must-see location. It is the only island on the lake that was once a point of reference for local politics and religion, playing an essential role in the history and culture of this region. In Tremezzo, you will discover some of the most beautiful villas and parks of Lake Como, including the residences where Giuseppe Verdi, Queen Victoria, Kaiser Wilhelm II and Greta Garbo once stayed. Menaggio offers tourists the perfect occasion for visiting the fascinating little village of Loveno. The true Pearl of Lake Como is undoubtedly Bellagio, home to the most famous villas, such as Villa Melzi and Villa Serbelloni. The splendid settings of Varenna and Piona house an ancient abbey, offering unique local products crafted by monks, including liqueurs, medicinal herbs, honey and creams. What is the best month to visit Lake Como? The answer to this question often depends on your preferences. However, many travelers find that the period from May to September offers the most pleasant weather for exploring the region. During these months, you can fully appreciate the beauty of Lake Como, its charming towns, and the surrounding attractions. How many days are sufficient for visiting Lake Como? We recommend a stay of at least three to four days. This duration allows you to fully immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and explore the rich cultural heritage of the region. During this time, you can visit some of the iconic places, historical villas, and stunning landscapes that make Lake Como such a special destination. For more information and personalized suggestions to plan your trip, don’t hesitate to contact our Staff. We are here to help you make the most of your visit to Lake Como and create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.
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Excursions
Excursions
Excellent choice of excursions in Como and its surroundings ensures fantastic opportunities to get lost in history, nature and typical gastronomy of the place. From iconic itineraries on Lake Como to inimitable walks that lead through the city and the most characteristic places in the area. Park Hotel Como is surrounded by a variety of experiences to live, especially during the spring and summer months, when the climate becomes more temperate to enjoy unmatched strolls around Lake Como exploring local woods, paths and hilly landscapes. Hosting one of the most beautiful and iconic historical centers in Italy, Como also enjoys a privileged position that once made this city main cultural and commercial meeting point imprinted in local paths including most popular Queen’s Walk. This is a long road that rises along the ancient Via Regina once served to connect the Italian territories with the transalpine ones. Equally significant are Como excursions to Castel Barandello continuing towards the Colle Sant’Eutichio viewpoint stopping along the ancient archaeological site of Pianvalle. Among iconic walks on Lake Como stands out famous Greenway crossing the small medieval villages with incredible variety of landscapes blending urban and lake scenery. For those who prefer food and wine itineraries around Como Lake, we suggest unmatched Baite di Brunate Road starting from Como and stopping at the typical trattorias that today replace old inns. Park Hotel Como provides a perfect base to participate in excursions and outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking or enchanting walks. Check room availability and book your next holiday in Como now!
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Parks
Parks
What nature attractions, such as parks and gardens, should you visit while vacationing in Como? Learn about all the local amusement parks
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Villas
Villas
Main attractions of Como: villas and parks on the lake Historical nature parks and romantic villas of Como is a must-see for all visitors. Main attractions of Como are scattered in the most picturesque settings throughout shores of the lake, hiding main treasures of the island: exclusive architectural heritage, unique parks and breathtaking panoramic views on the lake. Centuries-old villas make Como a wonderful place to explore if you’re fascinated by Italian culture and arts as well as landscape design. You can start with a stroll through the pretty gardens of Villa Melzi getting inspired by its unique collection of flowers, plants and trees including evocative oriental garden with a lily pond. The amazing park of Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio is considered one of the most interesting in Italy, featuring valuable plants and trees, thought-out geometry and decoration of gardens. One more destination for all lovers of nature and parks is botanic garden of Villa Carlotta, one of the most picturesque places on the shores of Lake Como. Villa del Grumello situated a few steps away from out hotel hides amazing panoramic views and naturalistic park of great value. If you’re fascinated by Italian architecture, you can choose plenty of destinations to explore local historical villas each with its unique design and style. Among them you will discover true gems of Italian architecture and landscape design including Villa Balbianello located on Lavedo peninsula, Villa Erba in Cernobbio perfectly representing neo-renaissance style and centuries-old Villa Olmo and Villa Gallia now used as conference and exhibition venues.
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Our hotel is situated in an excellent location a few steps away from the best places to visit on in Lake Como, Italy.  The hotel is located in the heart of Como: in a perfect location for a tourist who wants to discover all the main attractions around the lake and experience unforgettable excursions.

What to do and see in lake Como? A few steps from the hotel, you will find the central square of Piazza Cavour: here you can take boats leaving for the small villages around Lake Como, such as Cernobbio with the famous Fair Centre at Villa Erba. Walking along the lakeside, just a little further from Piazza Cavour, you will reach the funicular which will take you up to the village of Brunate in only 7 minutes; Brunate is a great starting point for beautiful nature walks and striking panoramic views.

We have not yet finished giving you our best advices about what to see and do around one of the most amazing places in Italy such as Lake Como and its surroundings. In close proximity to Hotel Meublè you will find iconic museums, monuments, churches and villas. Within a 1-kilometre distance you will also discover some of the best places to visit on Lake Como: splendid Duomo, Cathedral, Tempio VoltianoBroletto monument and inimitable Villa Olmo, a historic villa where important exhibitions and conferences take place. In a walking distance from the hotel, you will find two local golf clubs, iconic monuments, villas and many attractions near Lake Como that tourists can discover.

A few steps away you can find the Aeroclub, the European seaplane school, which offers evocative sightseeing flights over the lake that will fulfill your vacation with memorable colours. To enhance your cultural background there are many local museums: Museo della SetaGiovio Museum, Public and Archaeological museums – each offering unique experiences. For example, the Silk Museum offers approximately 900 square metres of as testimony to the silk industry that being was an important part of Como history in the past.

In a five-minute walk you can reach the main railway station of Como San Giovanni, which provides an excellent transport accessibility by train and bus.

In the area around the hotel, you will find restaurants, pizzerias and coffee bars to enjoy delicious lunches and dinners. On request, we can organize bike trips with an expert guide, to make you live unforgettable moments during your holidays in Lake Como, Italy.