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Lake Como Activities

...Activities Lake Como – Sightseeing, Walking, Swimming, Fishing, Golf, Cycling, Water Skiing, Beach Volleyball, Hiking, Equestrianism...

There is an abundance of things to do on Lake Como including a wide variety of Water Sports ideally matched to keep you fit and healthy. Lake Como has been a place of relaxation and a holiday destination since the days of the Etruscans who came before the Romans. As one of the most beautiful Italian Lakes it has been admired for its’ blue waters, cleanliness and fresh air.

Many rich Italians and foreigners relax in luxurious villas in the woodlands overlooking the lake. Today, in Bellagio and most of the towns around the shores of Lake Como are a favourite with tourists, walkers, cyclists and swimmers.

For sheer variety of activities and attractions Lake Como definitely has the edge on its’ two rivals Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda. Swimmingin fresh water lakes,with no waves to bother you, is surely an experience not to be missed. For those of you who are a bit more adventurous, Como is the home to many of Italy’s former world championship Water Skiing champions, Its’ glass like appearance makes it an ideal nursery slope for those who wish to take up this exhilarating sport.

For those of you who are less sporty but, nevertheless wish to stay fit and healthy whilst on holiday we suggest you try one of the Hotel’s organised Walking Excursions... walk the Lake whilst stopping off at some of the more popular attractions like Villa Serbelloni and Villa Carlotta. For those who wish to venture off piste we can suggest some hiking paths which are rugged and unattended but simply unrivalled for their scenery.

Other activities include cycling which in recent years has become increasingly more popular around Lake Como – see the concierge for more in.

Dining Out

Well you are in Italy – is in itself an acitivity and certainly an experience to be enjoyed all’aperto (open air) in the Summer Months. At the Hotel Metropole we are glad to recommend our Terrace Restaurant serving a variery of both Comasco and Italian dishes. We would particularly like to suggest you try our fresh water fish which are served with local and seasonal produce. Golf – there a number of notable golf courses on Lake Como the most famous of which is the Golf Club Menaggio, please see the Metropole Hotel Concierge for more information on tee off times, green fees and how to get there.

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