Welcome to the Como Lake Como website, dedicated to all things beautiful in Lake Como, concentrating on the historic provincial capital of Como and the western arm of the Lake in the Lombardy (Lombardia) region of Northern Italy.
You will find information on public transport services, highlight historical attractions, cultural and social events that take place in the City of Como and the Province of Como throughout the year.
Famous Quotes about Lake Como
When you write the story of two happy lovers, let the story be set on the banks of Lake Como.Franz Liszt
When you look at the sky over Lake Como, it’s clear that God exists.Robin Williams
The Earth has music for those who listen.William Shakespeare
Province of Como
The Province of Como has a population of over 599,000 inhabitants and is geographically situated at the southwestern tip of Lake Como 45 kilometres (28 miles) north of Milano in the Regione Lombardia (Lombardy Region) of Northern Italy.
The region is famous throughout the world for its long tradition of silk manufacturer and weaving and without no exception the adjoining lake of the same name. Today the Province of Como is a centre for design, business, insurance, banking and the location of choice of tourists from all around the world.
Lake Como is of glacial origin and is the third-largest lake in Italy and one of the deepest lakes in Europe at over 400 metres deep and covering an area of 146 square kilometres.
The name of Lake Como in the Italian language is Lago di Como or Lario is the name given to the lake by the Romans.
City of Como
The City of Como, also known as Como and is one hour away from Milano by train and approximately fifteen minutes away by road from the border town of Ponte Chiasso in neighbouring Switzerland. Lake Como is a popular destination for both the Milanese and the Swiss alike.
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