First Time Tourists Guide in Como, Italy

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Como is a city in Italy

This city located in the north of Italy that has a beautiful view and dominated by a lake

Popular destinations in Como are Villa Olmo, Como Cathedral and Educational Silk Museum - Como

They are the best place to know about Como city

For ice cream lovers, Gelateria Lariana and Pasticceria Poletti are the best cafes to try

Bello! Lake Como Suites and Ostello Bello Lake Como are the good hotels with a good price

Come and visit Como lake, Tempio Voltiano and Castello Baradello for the best photos that you will take

 

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SIGHTSEEING

Villa Olmo is the building that really famous in Como, Italy. This villa is a neoclassical villa that built-in 1797. This place once a summer resort for the nobles and now this place becomes a tourism place which you can visit when you come to Como. Not only the beautiful building that you can see in this place but you can see the beautiful park in front of this villa.

Villa Olmo

Stately 18th-century villa featuring frequent exhibitions & gardens fronting Lake Como

Address : Via Simone Cantoni, 1, 22100 Como CO, Italy

DOWNTOWN

Cattedrale di S.Maria Assunta di Como is the cathedral located in heart of Como city. This cathedral precisely near Lake Como. This building has an authentic style that makes you should visit here. Then, this building becomes an important building in this town and as a historical building.

Cattedrale di S.Maria Assunta di Como

Imposing cathedral built over 3 centuries, with tapestries, art & frescoes in a palatial interior

Address : Piazza del Duomo, 22100 Como CO, Italy

SHOPPING

Grandi Carlo di Alberto Gaviglio is one of the famous places to buy a souvenir in Como. This place provides jewelry, souvenir, and others. 3 Grandi is one of the best souvenir stores that you can find in Como. In this store, you can find many authentic things from this city.

Grandi Carlo di Alberto Gaviglio

Gift shop

Address : Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini, 2/4, 22021 Bellagio CO, Italy

3 Grandi

store

Address : Salita Serbelloni, 23, 22021 Bellagio CO, Italy

FOOD & DRINK

Gnocchi is the favorite food in this city. This dish is made from meat, gnocchi, and vegetable. This food is suitable for vegan. Granita is one of the popular drinks in this city. This drink is commonly served in the summer season. It has a refreshing taste with lots of ice in it.

CULTURE

Italian is friendly to tourists. If you know them long enough, they will invite you to their home for a homemade meal. Locals here appreciate people who wear neat appearance. So, if you are here in Italia, wear your best clothing, traveler!

BEST TIME TO VISIT

March and November are the best time to visit Como. These months you can feel the warm temperatures that make you comfortable. If you want to visit a lake in Como, I suggest you come and visit in July.

HOTEL

Bello! Lake Como Suites is a romantic hotel in Como. Don't worry about the budget, this hotel has a reasonable price for you. Ostello Bello Lake Como is the famous budget hotel in this city. This hotel has a beautiful view of Ostello Bello Lake Como.

Bello!Lake Como Suites

hotel

Address : Via Fratelli Cairoli, 12, 22100 Como CO, Italy

Ostello Bello Lake Como

hotel

Address : Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 9, 22100 Como CO, Italy

RESTAURANT

La vita è bella is the restaurant located near the northern end of Lake Como. This restaurant offers Italian, Mediterranean and European menu. Toast & Roll is a famous restaurant in Como. This restaurant provides a sandwich as the highly recommended menu in this restaurant.

La vita è bella

Late-night food · Outdoor seating · Cosy

Address : Piazza Domenico Croggi, 4, 22100 Como CO, Italy

Toast & Roll

Counter-serve eatery offering fruit smoothies, toast, piadina & sandwiches in a simple space

Breakfast · Casual · Vegetarian options

Address : Via Luigi Cadorna, 15, 22100 Como CO, Italy

CAFE

Want to taste the authentic ice cream in Como. Gelateria Lariana is the place to try that ice cream with many varieties of taste options. Pasticceria Poletti is the best place to try homemade bakeries. This cafe gives you many options bakery and usually, local people come to breakfast.

Gelateria Lariana

cafe

Address : Lungo Lario Trento, 5 San Fermo Della Battaglia, via Roma, 22100 Como CO, Italy

Pasticceria Poletti

cafe

Address : Via Regina, 34, 22012 Cernobbio CO, Italy

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Minimalismo Livingroom Wine & Cocktail Bar is one of popular bars in this city. This bar has a minimalist style and has good cocktails. Traditional bar with a cozy atmosphere is that you can see in Aperitivo Et Al Bar. This bar will give you the other great time when you visit here.

Minimalismo Livingroom Wine & Cocktail Bar

Great cocktails · Cosy · Casual

Address : Via Dante Alighieri, 67, 22100 Como CO, Italy

Aperitivo Et Al Bar

Cozy · Casual · Groups

Address : Salita Serbelloni, 34, 22021 Bellagio CO, Italy

INTERESTING PLACE

Educational Silk Museum - Como is an interesting place that you should visit. This place you can see how to make silk in a traditional way. Go to Castello Baradello is the best idea to spend your time in Como. This is a military fortress that has beautiful scenery.

Educational Silk Museum - Como

Ethnographic museum

Address : Via Castelnuovo, 9, 22100 Como CO, Italy

Castello Baradello

Accessible by hiking, this restored historic watchtower offers sweeping views of the city & lake

Address : Via Castel Baradello, 5, 22100 Como CO, Italy

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Visiting Lake Como is a one-stop destination. This lake has an amazing view that you can see in Como. Tempio Voltiano is the museum that really famous in Como. This museum dedicated to Alessandro Volta, an inventor of electric batteries.

Lake Como

Iconic lake destination known for its scenic beauty, mountain vistas & historic lakeside residences

Address : Via dei Cipressi, 16, 22017 Menaggio CO, Italy

Tempio Voltiano

Museum dedicated to Alessandro Volta, a prominent scientist & the inventor of the electric battery

Address : Viale Guglielmo Marconi, 1, 22100 Como CO, Italy