What To Do

Once you get to Lake Como you will notice that there is much more to do than expected. To give you an idea here are some tips about places to visit and fun things to do.

Villas

Villa del Balbianello

See famous Villa del Balbianello, location of the Star Wars Wedding and health resort for James Bond in Casino Royale.

Villa Carlotta

Visit Villa Carlotta and get lost in its beautiful botanical garden and art exhibition in the Villa itself.

Small Towns

Varenna

Wander around the narrow alleyways of Varenna and hike up to Castello di Vezio with a breathtaking view over the lake.

Bellagio

Situated on the peak of the Lake, Bellagio is known to be the Pearl of Lake Como with its fancy restaurants and shops, villas and gardens.

Switzerland

Switzerland is very expensive but staying at our Hostel it is easy to plan a day trip.

Lugano

It only takes a one-hour bus ride to Lugano, famous for its Music Festival, bars and clubs.

Bernina-Express

Take the world-famous panoramic Bernina Express Train and see parts of the Alps you normally don't get to.

Rent a boat

Rent a motorboat with a small group of guests and cruise on the lake with the perfect view of the Villas and stop for a refreshing dip.

Markets

Stroll along the typical streetmarkets with lots of different stalls selling everything your heart could desire.

Private beach

Cool down or sunbathe at our secluded private beach.


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