Como-Lecco is a territory of northern Italy, with the unmistakable ‘Y’ shaped Lake Como dominating the map. Surrounded by steep mountains and small mountain village, densely populated plains and virgin woodland, Lake Como has long been the destination for holiday makers looking for holiday villas in Como-Lecco. Como-Lecco is both a haven for outdoor sports and a great place for relaxation.
A holiday villa in Como Lecco is a great place to simply relax and take in the artistic traditions of the mixed cultures. The lakeside resorts of Lake Como and Lake Lugano are known for their glorious settings where conservation of the natural wealth over centuries has lead to the area being one of the most beautiful and natural locations of the inhabited sections of the world, with rare species of tropical plants growing amongst olive groves.
There are many man-made marvels too. The strong Roman influences in many of the towns and villages of the area mean that there is a huge amount of historical interest from a villa in Como Lecco, like the magnificent Visconti Bridge. A Como tour will take you to cultural treasures from every important era to have influenced the region, from the Gothic-Renaissance to the Roman.
Walking holidays making full use of a holiday villa in Como-Lecco take to the beautiful parks and gardens of the western shore, and longer treks can be enjoyed deep into the foothills and mountains of the Alps, whilst the lakes provide every known water sport you could be likely to wish for whilst staying in a Lake Como accommodation. Windsurfing, canoeing, water-skiing, and sailing are hugely popular, whilst golf, hang-gliding, skiing and cycle tours are also excellent excuses to rent a holiday villa in Como Lecco.
Lake Como has been a popular holiday destination since the Roman times, with the deep blue waters, wooded slopes and luxury villas offering endless entertainment and an idyllic place to relax.
Lake Lugano creeps over the boarder into Switzerland, but the much of the lake is in the Como-Lecco region. It is one of the more beautiful places to take a holiday rental in Italy, and is a Mecca for couples to enjoy a romantic holiday in stunning surroundings.
Como-Lecco is a beautiful place to be, especially during the summer, as average temperatures reach 28°C, meaning that days out on the water or walking in the mountains are a real pleasure. During the winter, taking a holiday rental in Como-Lecco is not only stunning, but offers magnificent skiing, as temperatures dip towards 0°C.
Cheap flights to Milan (MXP) are regular occurrences from the UK, provided by a number of airlines, and there are regular trains running from Milan to Como, which takes around 40 minutes.