8 days in Lake Como Itinerary

8 days in Lake Como Itinerary

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Varenna
— 4 nights
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Menaggio
— 2 nights

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Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Step out of the city life by going to Sentiero del Viandante and Orrido di Bellano. Step off the beaten path and head to Forte Montecchio Nord and Chiesa di San Giorgio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Varenna: Riva Bianca Beach (in Lierna), Bellagio (Kayaking & Canoeing, La Punta Spartivento, &more) and Dervio (Chiesa di S. Tommaso Becket & Castello di Corenno Plinio). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at S. Giovanni Battista, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Tranquilla, and admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Varenna online tour builder.

New York City, USA to Varenna is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Varenna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Varenna, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Menaggio.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellagio, Colico, Dervio, Bellano, Riva Bianca Beach
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Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord
Castello di Corenno Plinio ©
Castello di Corenno Plinio

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Menaggio

Menaggio ©
Menaggio is a town and comune in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy, located on the western shore of Lake Como at the mouth of the river Senagra.Menaggio has three frazioni (parishes): Croce, Loveno and Nobiallo.HistoryThe area of current Menaggio was conquered by the Romans in 196 BC. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, and finally take a stroll through Menaggio. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Menaggio online travel route planner.

You can drive from Varenna to Menaggio in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Menaggio can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Menaggio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Greenway del Lago di Como, Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, Menaggio, Chiesa di San Giacomo
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Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio ©
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio

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