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Trekking at Lake Como: Torno, Piazzaga and Montepiatto

Trekking at Lake Como: Torno, Piazzaga and Montepiatto

By Vacanze Lago • on May 14, 2015

Lake Como is one of the most important lakes in Northern Italy that promises a great range of walking and hiking trails. There are some popular walks in enchanting woodlands, in valleys rich of history with fascinating geology, and above all in superb mountain scenaries. Our itinerary starts from the picturesque village of Torno, that goes up to piazzale

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Sport and nature for Easter at Lake Como

Sport and nature for Easter at Lake Como

By Vacanze Lago • on March 25, 2015

It is not long now until Easter and in Italy there is an old saying “Christmas at home and Easter with whomever you wish”, so it’s time to take a break from daily life and perhaps organize a long-weekend getaway trip to discover the beauties of Lake Como. Lake Como with its mountain landscape and

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A wander around Lake Iseo

A wander around Lake Iseo

By Vacanze Lago • on March 19, 2015

The following post about Lake Iseo is by guest blogger Elisa Pigoli (photos are also provided by my guest) Many people say travel makes them feel alive; when we travel, we step into the unknown and we let ourselves be guided by the energy of flow in each moment. We find inspiration along the way in the

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Vacanze Lago – fly, stay & drive

By Vacanze Lago • on March 2, 2015

The thought of the holidays is a getaway from the stress of everyday life. We close our eyes and imagine a peaceful scene, we imagine ourselves lying on a beach, somewhere hot…. maybe in a capital city, wandering around the most famous shopping streets or sipping a coffee in a fancy café, or someone

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New Year Eve Cruises on Italy’s Lakes

New Year Eve Cruises on Italy’s Lakes

By Vacanze Lago • on December 19, 2014

If you are looking an original and memorable way to celebrate New Year, then how about taking a New Year’s Eve, then why not choose a Cruise on one of Italy’s spectacular lakes? Start the year out right with a cool cruise on beautiful Lake Como, Lake Maggiore or Lake Garda with delicious

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Autumn on Lake Como!

Autumn on Lake Como!

By Vacanze Lago • on October 3, 2014

Autumn is an excellent time to visit Lake Como . The colors of nature are beginning to change and  the presence of so much water maintains a higher than average temperature

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The top 10 places to visit at Lake Como

The top 10 places to visit at Lake Como

By Vacanze Lago • on September 12, 2014

Lake Como, situated in the Lombardy region, is a top travel destination in Italy all year round. Lake Como is surrounded by tall, wooded mountains and is blessed with a variety of beautiful landscapes. The shores are dotted with pastures, woods, rough and imposing rocks, picturesque villages overlooking

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Lake Como’s churches and abbeys

Lake Como’s churches and abbeys

By Vacanze Lago • on September 12, 2014

Lake Como has been the  transit  area between Italy and the Northern part of Europe throughout the ages and with this also one of the main “Faith Routes” that brought the evangelization from Italia to the Northern part of Europe. Around Lake Como there are ancient monasteries and abbeys

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By Vacanze Lago • on September 1, 2014

MOTO GUZZI OPEN HOUSE 2014 This year, Moto Guzzi fans will find the legendary red doors of the Eagle in via Parodi 57, in Mandello del Lario Lake Como, open during the second weekend of September,  from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September in occasion of the “Open House Weekend” giving the chance

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By Vacanze Lago • on August 19, 2014

About 3km away from Colico, a side road leads 2km to Piona Abbey (Abbazia di Piona), a Cistercian abbey that has a marvellous setting on a promontory stretching out into the lake. The Abbey was first used by the