A popular resort area for well-to-do travelers and high society since the days of the Roman Empire, Italy's stunning Lake Como is one of the deepest, most beautiful lakes in Europe. Even today, movie stars, industrialists, luminaries, and regular folks from around the globe plan a Lake Como vacation every year. You can explore the area with ease when you book a vehicle from one of the companies specializing in car rentals in Lake Como.
Choose one of the many Lake Como vacation packages to get your adventure started, and enjoy a wealth of local attractions. Lake Como's Roman past can be seen in what remains of the Porta Pretoria, an ancient Roman gate. Take in the Duomo di Como, the town's cathedral, which features a facade from the 14th century. Nearby is the Civico Museo Archeologico, a museum exhibiting local artifacts from the Bronze Age onward. Stroll around the promenade around the lake, or jump on the Brunate, a funicular that runs from the lakefront to the settlement of Brunate high above the city. Once there, enjoy glorious views of Lake Como, the mountains, and the town below. At the end of a fun-filled day, rest up at one of the many affordable hotels in Lake Como.
Take advantage of Lake Como package deals to enjoy some of the area's exciting annual events. Since the mid-2000s, the Lake Como Festival has staged chamber music concerts at the luxurious surroundings of beautiful villas and hotels around town in the spring and fall. Every summer, the town also presents the Festival of San Giovanni, which commemorates a 12th-century war. The day features church services, dining and dancing in the evening, and an impressive night-time fireworks display over the lake.
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