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It is a city located in northern Italy, at the foot of the Alps, on the shores of Lake Como, also known as Lario. The lake is well known throughout Europe as a summer retreat for sailing, water skiing, scuba diving or pleasure boating.

Como is an important tourist resort, one of the ideal angles of the so-called "Larian triangle". The city is home to numerous museums, gardens, parks, theaters, churches and palaces.

Archaeological research has revealed the remnant of a Celtic villages, 4 km south of the actual city of Como, near Grande: Human settlement relates to the city's history.

In the nineteenth century, this town has grown so much industry (especially that of silk). In the twentieth century was encouraged tourism activity.

During the Second World War, with treitoriile near Como was the site of fugitives crossing clandaetin Hebrew (and all those persecuted) to Switzerland.

The city has suffered great damage from the bombings, although it was within the last movements of Mussolini in his desperate flight from Milan to the Swiss border.

Como is the birthplace of some notable historical figures including: Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger, Pope Innocent XI, scientist Alessandro Volta and Cosima Liszt, the second wife of Richard Wagner.



Como | It is a city located in northern Italy, at the foot of the Alps, on the shores of Lake Como, also known as Lario. The lake is well known throughout Europe as a summer retreat for sailing, water skiing, scuba diving or pleasure boating

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Mini Baradello, Como

Mini Baradello

Como, Lombardy, Italy

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
Sheraton Lake Como, Como

Sheraton Lake Como

Como, Lombardy, Italy

  • Full Board  
  • No transport provided
Plinius, Como

Plinius

Como, Lombardy, Italy

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Como, Como

Hotel Como

Como, Lombardy, Italy

  • Hotel with parking  
  • No transport provided
Le Due Corti, Como

Le Due Corti

Como, Lombardy, Italy

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Castello Di Carimate, Como

Hotel Castello Di Carimate

Como, Lombardy, Italy

    • No transport provided
    Tre Re, Como

    Tre Re

    Como, Lombardy, Italy

    • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
    • No transport provided
    Il Perlo Panorama, Como

    Il Perlo Panorama

    Como, Lombardy, Italy

      • No transport provided
      Hotel Leonardo Da Vinci, Como

      Hotel Leonardo Da Vinci

      Como, Lombardy, Italy

      • Hotel with indoor pool  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Centrale, Como

      Hotel Centrale

      Como, Lombardy, Italy

      • Hotel with parking  
      • No transport provided
      Castadiva Resort And Spa, Como

      Castadiva Resort And Spa

      Como, Lombardy, Italy

        • No transport provided
        Europa, Como

        Europa

        Como, Lombardy, Italy

          • No transport provided
          Firenze Hotel, Como

          Firenze Hotel

          Como, Lombardy, Italy

            • No transport provided
            Ibis Como, Como

            Ibis Como

            Como, Lombardy, Italy

              • No transport provided
              Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Como

              Hotel Villa Serbelloni

              Como, Lombardy, Italy

                • No transport provided
                Asnigo, Como

                Asnigo

                Como, Lombardy, Italy

                • Hotel Luxury  
                • No transport provided
                Grand Hotel Cadenabbia, Como

                Grand Hotel Cadenabbia

                Como, Lombardy, Italy

                  • No transport provided
                  Il Loggiato Dei Serviti, Como

                  Il Loggiato Dei Serviti

                  Como, Lombardy, Italy

                    • No transport provided
                    Avenue Hotel, Como

                    Avenue Hotel

                    Como, Lombardy, Italy

                      • No transport provided
                      Park Hotel Meuble, Como

                      Park Hotel Meuble

                      Como, Lombardy, Italy

                        • No transport provided
                        Vista Lago, Como

                        Vista Lago

                        Como, Lombardy, Italy

                          • No transport provided
                          Engadina, Como

                          Engadina

                          Como, Lombardy, Italy

                          • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                          • No transport provided
                          In Riva Al Lago, Como

                          In Riva Al Lago

                          Como, Lombardy, Italy

                            • No transport provided
                            Albergo Paradiso Sul Lago, Como

                            Albergo Paradiso Sul Lago

                            Como, Lombardy, Italy

                              • No transport provided

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                              Lake Como

                              Lake Como

                              Lombardy, ItalyLake Como (Lago di Como in Italian or Lario) is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy. It has an area of 146 km², making it the third largest lake in Italy, after Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore. At over 400 m deep it is one of the deepest lakes in Europe.

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