We collected essential natural attractions, gardens and parks in Como to enrich your holiday with memorable, enchanting strolls.
Surrounded by woods and hills, Como offers an incredible variety of landscapes including animal and plant species. Wide choice of parks and gardens in Como and can be visited easily in a day by car or public transport.
Blending beauty and uniqueness, huge park of Chilometro Della Conoscenza (“Kilometer of Knowledge”) extends between three villas of Lake Como: Villa Olmo, Villa del Grumello and Villa Sucota. This Como park is accessible on foot: the promenade features works and installations of contemporary art, greenhouses with rare plants, shrubs and flowers, ancient chapels and monuments preserving local, particular charm.
Among the variety of Como gardens and natural reserves, Spina Verde Park is also well worth a visit. This large green area of the city offers excursions and activities of all kinds including sports competitions as well as games for children and teenagers. An ideal place for a family picnic or for a casual relaxation, it will become a perfect stop during a tour of the historic center to enjoy few hours of pure tranquillity.
Essential list of Como parks includes the Parco Sovraccomunale Della Brughiera Briantea featuring over 23,000 hectares is one of the largest natural attractions in the Lombardy region. This natural reserve is characterized by a strong biodiversity in vegetation as well as in bird and animal species also considered a value to be protected.
One more must-see park in Como is Bassone Oasis – a nature reserve protected by WWF. Its varied landscapes feature thick woods and large meadows surrounding marshy areas and creating small ponds. Bassone Oasis garden in Como attracts scientists and bird watchers from all over the world.