4 Hotels in Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como, which is also called Lario, is one of most evocative alpine lakes, and is the only one of the Italian Lake District to be entirely situated in Lombardy. As the other Italian alpine lakes, Lake Como is a basin of glacial origin that extends between the Rhaetian Alps and hills of Brianza area. In terms of extension, Lake Como is the third biggest lake of Italy, while with its 410 meters of depth, it is the deepest one of the country.
With its characteristic shape of Y turned upside down, Lake Como is composed by three branches called respectively Colico (north), Como (south-west) and Lecco (south-east). It is this unique shape that has helped in creating that landscape that inspired numerous artists and which is remembered by Alessandro Manzoni in the famous opening chapter of “The Betrothed”, the most renowned and widely read novel of the Italian language.
With Mount Resegone in the background, Lake Como is surrounded by splendid villas rich of gardens and vegetations, and it is considered one of the most beautiful Italian landscapes.
The climate of Lake Como is mild and humid all year round, and it is characterized by the presence of two recurring winds: the "Breva" and the "Tivano". For sure the climate, together with that beautiful landscape, has contributed to the international success and reputation of Lake Como, which has been recently promoted by famous movies filmed in the area - like Ocean' s Twelve - and by the villas of celebrities like the one bought by the actor George Clooney.
With regard to tourism, the most important resorts of Lake Como are the city of Como, Bellagio, Cernobbio and Lecco. As far as accommodations facilities, the wide offer of hotels in Lake Como is in a position to satisfy all visitors, from the most demanding travellers to the least exigent ones. Lake Como hotels varies from the luxury five stars hotel Villa d’Este to charming three starts hotels scattered along the lake banks, to cheap hotels that offer a functional and essential service.
Below we propose accommodations and hotels of Lake Como that we have selected for you.
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