Lake Como

Lake Como is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy. It has an area of 146 square kilometres (56 sq mi), making it the third-largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. Lake Como has been a popular retreat for aristocrats and wealthy people since Roman times, and a very popular tourist attraction with many artistic and cultural gems. It has many villas and palaces (such as Villa Olmo, Villa Serbelloni, and Villa Carlotta). Many famous people have had and have homes on the shores of Lake Como. In 2014, The Huffington Post called it the most beautiful lake in the world for its microclimate and environment with prestigious villas and villages.

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What others are saying about Lake Como

@panther asks:


My husband and I are celebrating our 30th  marriage anniversary in Lake Como in October. We would like to stay in a beautiful apartment that is near lake walks/hiking, cycling,  best restaurants  and lots of  town life.

@wddem asks:

My family and I have recently returned from a trip to Italy, which included time at Lake Como. We are of italian ancestry and are looking to purchase a small apartment on Lake Como. Any advice would be helpful.Best regards,Bill

@Ruddin asks:

Has anyone (non Italian resident) had recent experience of successfully getting an Italian mortgage for a new build or property in good condition?  How long did it take and are there any recommendations of lenders either in Italy or the UK that offer mortgages to non-residents.Thanks