Como Lake Como

Benvenuti a Como!


Welcome to Como Lake Como, dedicated to all things beautiful in Lake Como, concentrating on the historic provincial capital, Como and the western arm of the Lake in the Lombardy (Lombardia) region of Northern Italy.

You will find information on public transport services, historical attractions and cultural and social events that take place in Como and the Province of Como throughout the year.

Province of Como

The Province of Como has a population of over 599,000 inhabitants and 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 Como is a centre for design, business, insurance, banking and the location of choice of tourists from all around the world.

Lake Como

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.

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 the name given to the lake by the Romans.


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

City of Como

The City of Como, also known as Como is one hour away from Milano by train and fifteen minutes away by road from the border town of Ponte Chiasso in Switzerland. Lake Como is a popular destination for both the Milanese and the Swiss alike.

Canon Salute

At noon every day in the Como, you can hear a cannon firing a salute. It began in 1912 and stopped for 20 years and was reintroduced to Como in 1994.

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