The wonders of Lake Como: what to see and where to go for sea and nature excursions?

Lake Como is located in Lombardy in northern Italy and takes the shape of an inverted Y. This place is truly enchanting, courted by many VIPs and Hollywood stars. This place is truly enchanting, courted by many VIPs and Hollywood stars, it offers many wonders to see and includes many towns, cities and ancient villas that are definitely worth a visit. It's the perfect holiday choice for those who love to relax or adventure, and more and more visitors and locals are relying on Lake Como Yacht Charter to go on excursions and admire the wonderful geology that combines water, mountains and greenery.

Duomo di ComoThis beautiful cathedral is a gem that every tourist in the area should visit. Perfect for those who are spending their holidays on Lake Como or are visiting Milan. The Duomo is one of the best cathedrals you can see in the region and in the whole Peninsula, the entrance is free and the exterior of the building creates a good expectation, satisfied also inside. At the end of the tour you can enjoy an aperitif in the square where the structure overlooks.

Villa del BalbianelloThis estate is located on the western shore of the lake and offers an enchanting view of the area. It is the ideal destination for those who love sea excursions, in fact it can be reached by boat and admired from the lake, because it has a wonderful garden with an extraordinary frame of flowers and plants. These, embrace the building dating back to the late 16th century and create a combination of art and nature that is hard to find elsewhere. It is a must for both nature lovers and those who don't want to miss out on the historical buildings in the area.Lake Excursion in VarennaTaking a lake excursion whether it is short or long in the Varenna area is definitely a great idea to experience the various attractions.

You can take a short tour of about half an hour or a longer one past the villas that line the shoreline, all the way to George Clooney's villa in Laglio. The duration of this second tour in this area of the lake is about two and a half hours. Jungle Raider ParkJungle Raider Park is the perfect place for adventure lovers. With seven different trails based on different levels of difficulty, this park has everything any tourist could want to do, from ziplines to bungee jumping in the wilderness.

There are also trails that are specifically designed for kids or beginners, for anyone who is feeling less daring. The Jungle Raider Park is easy to reach from any location on Lake Como.Sentiero del ViandanteFor hiking fans who can't decide between the many trails in Como, this one should definitely be the most satisfying. It is 45 kilometers long and is divided into three or four zones that lead hikers through the eastern coast of Lake Como. It is a very scenic and ancient trail, full of natural beauty and artistic attractions.

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