On Lake Como: Info around the lake
The blog for Lake Como lovers
Is there a land of such supreme and perfect beauty anywhere? Sweet vision! Do not fade away; Linger, until my heart shall take Into itself the summer day and all the beauty of the lake Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
No longer Lake Como’s best kept secret, this quaint but wonderful restaurant, tucked away in the charming hamlet of Gittana just north of Varenna, celebrates home cooked Italian cuisine at its very best.
We had a wonderful time at Vista Paradiso, and spent most of our time enjoying the view from the garden. We had lovely weather for late March and even managed a barbecue – possibly the most scenic one we have ever had!
Some impressions of our stay. The “tourist” towns are nice but it’s worth exploring the “working towns” like Mandello del Lario or Lecco, as there are some wonderful restaurants there and both have very pleasant parks along the Lake Como where you can have a scenic walk and the shops are often more low key […]
Motoguzzi factory in Mandello del Lario – vacation and Travel Tips. For any keen motorcyclists out there, how about a trip to the original site of the Motoguzzi factory in Mandello del Lario? It is now a quirky museum and dead easy to get to by train if you don’t have your own transport.